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September 25, 2006

Correct wire termination using cat-5 quick connectors

The M&S dmc1 Music/Communication System uses plug-in Cat-5 Insulation Displacement Connectors “Quick Connectors” for interconnection between the Master unit and the Room Stations. These connectors are designed to terminate the... Read More
September 25, 2006

DXS-81 Bill trap installation tips

The DXS-81 battery powered cash drawer bill trap contains a built-in transmitter.The DXS-81 is concealed in a cash drawer under a stack of currency, with a single “bait” bill secured... Read More
September 25, 2006

Cat-5e cable recommended for access control systems

Linear’s access control systems can use readily available, standard, low-cost, Category-5e cable for connecting remote devices (keypads, card readers, etc.) to the system’s PBUS terminals. Category-5e (Cat-5e) cable contains four... Read More
August 22, 2006

dmc1 monaural speaker wiring

There is an error in the DMC1 Finish-out Instructions regarding the wiring of monaural satellite speakers. Figure 4 in the instructions has incorrect CAT-5 wire color call outs. Refer to... Read More
August 21, 2006

FMC8 and NR8M speaker wiring

The Model FMC8 and NR8M Ceiling Intercom Speakers are now being supplied with blue and violet hook-up wires soldered to the speaker terminals. The violet wire is soldered to the... Read More
August 17, 2006

dmc1CD not recognized by dmc1 or dmc3-4 master unit

The Model DMC1CD Add-on 6-disc CD Changer is an accessory for the Model DMC1 or DMC3-4 Music/Communication System master units. If the CD unit is powered up before the master... Read More