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VMC1 System Integration with Door Release Mechanism

VMC1 System Integration with Door Release Mechanism

The VMC1 Video Security Intercom system can activate a remote door release mechanism from any interior station. This bulletin provides wiring instructions on how to do this using components from Linear. The Remote Door activation can be wired to the individual door stations or to the Master station. Key components required are pictured here. Wiring … Continue reading VMC1 System Integration with Door Release Mechanism

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LDCO800 Replacements Parts Compatibility

In August 2010, Linear introduced LDCO800 operator and its eld replaceable control board HAE00050. Picture below shows key components to help you identify original LDCO800. Starting with manufacturing date code MD1104 (April 2011), Linear upgraded LDCO800. Linear is introducing NEW eld replaceable control board part number HAE00060 which is compatible with all of LDCO800. Picture … Continue reading LDCO800 Replacements Parts Compatibility

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Technical Bulletins - September 29, 2011
Responding to requests from the field, Linear’s line of garage door operators now support a new popular feature that allows individually removing a single transmitter or keypad code stored in memory. Previously, removing transmitters or keypad codes that were programmed into the operator would erase ALL of the transmitters and keypad codes. Now, the installer and homeowner has the option to remove one select transmitter or keypad code at a time, or completely erase all transmitters and keypad codes.

Single transmitter remove feature added to all GDOs

Responding to requests from the field, Linear’s line of garage door operators now support a new popular feature that allows individually removing a single transmitter or keypad code stored in memory. Previously, removing transmitters or keypad codes that were programmed into the operator would erase ALL of the transmitters and keypad codes. Now, the installer … Continue reading Single transmitter remove feature added to all GDOs

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Technical Bulletins - December 15, 2010
CAT-5 Quick connectors temporarily out of stock

CAT-5 Quick connectors temporarily out of stock

Linear’s dmc1 Music/Communications System features Room Stations and Patio Stations that connect to the master unit with Cat-5 cable. Each Room Station and Patio Station is supplied with two types of plug-in Cat-5 connectors: Quick connect press-on type Cat-5 connector (see Figure 1) Screw-down type Cat-5 connector (see Figure 2) The quick connect press-on type … Continue reading CAT-5 Quick connectors temporarily out of stock

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Technical Bulletins - August 9, 2010
Linear’s Encore Audio Distribution System can be wired to provide line level outputs for use with an external amplifier. Connections can be wired for an Encore keypad selected source component, or wired to select a dedicated source component.

Encore System Line Level Output

Linear’s Encore Audio Distribution System can be wired to provide line level outputs for use with an external amplifier. Connections can be wired for an Encore keypad selected source component, or wired to select a dedicated source component. Refer to the following illustrations for wiring details regarding each type of connection. PDF: TB2010-002

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Selecting Swing gate geometry using custom length gate arms

In Linear SWR, SWC, and SWD Swing Gate Operator installations, the length of swing gate operator arms will vary depending on the installation requirements. The size of the gate, the position of the gate bracket on the gate, backspace, and setback distances will all have an affect on proper setting of the gate arm lengths. … Continue reading Selecting Swing gate geometry using custom length gate arms

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Technical Bulletins - January 12, 2010
PERS Feature review

PERS Feature review

Since the introduction of Linear’s popular PERS-2400 and PERS-3600 Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Consoles, there have been several feature improvements incorporated into these systems. This bulletin reviews the major system improvements and details some typical use scenarios that the installing PERS provider may find informative. The table below describes the system features that have … Continue reading PERS Feature review

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Technical Bulletins - December 31, 2009
Radio Control Wiring for Commercial Door Operators with Solid State Controller

Radio control wiring for Commercial Door Operators with Solid State Controller

Radio Control Wiring for Commercial Door Operators with Solid State Controller PDF: TB2009-008

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Technical Bulletins - December 14, 2009
Mute Connection for the Encore System

Mute Connection for the Encore System

This document provides basic instructions for connecting an existing Linear DMC-10 Intercom System to a Linear Encore Audio Distribution System to enable the doorbell and intercom interrupt function. This function will momentarily mute all audio being distributed throughout the Encore System when a doorbell is activated or while an intercom is being operated. Audio distribution … Continue reading Mute Connection for the Encore System

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Technical Bulletins - November 20, 2009
Conversion of AB 1.52 or 1.54 Legacy Products to AccessBase 2000 Plus Panels

Conversion of AB 1.52 or 1.54 Legacy Products to AccessBase 2000 Plus Panels

Before switching existing AE-1, AE-2, and AM-II Installation to Plus Panels: Backup installation data on your PC Print out System Report – This report gives you current installation information that may be needed later to set up panels Click on AccessBase Icon Select Reports Pull down Various Reports Select System Report Print System Report Plus … Continue reading Conversion of AB 1.52 or 1.54 Legacy Products to AccessBase 2000 Plus Panels

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Technical Bulletins - November 19, 2009