Technical Bulletins

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V222 & V361 Central vacuum hose cuffs improved

V222 & V361 Central vacuum hose cuffs improved

Effective August 2007, the AirVac Brand Models V222 and V361 Central Vacuum Hoses will start shipping with an improved vacuum port connection cuff. Earlier models of the hoses required use of a Model VR008 Utility Inlet Port Adapter when connecting to some models of Linear’s AVP and AVR Series AirVac Central Vacuum Power Unit’s utility … Continue reading V222 & V361 Central vacuum hose cuffs improved

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Mounting DMC-10H structured wire intercom hub in On-Q Brand enclosures

Mounting DMC-10H structured wire intercom hub in On-Q Brand enclosures

On-Q structured wiring enclosures feature a uniform grid pattern which has different spacing than Linear’s structured wiring enclosures’ grid pattern. Linear’s M&S Systems brand DMC-10H Structured Wire Intercom Hub can be custom installed into any of the On-Q enclosures listed above by using an OpenHouse Model H200 Universal Mounting Bracket. The H200 bracket measures 6-1/2” … Continue reading Mounting DMC-10H structured wire intercom hub in On-Q Brand enclosures

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DMC-10AWP Audio input wall plate can mute MDS-6A Music Distribution System

DMC-10AWP Audio input wall plate can mute MDS-6A Music Distribution System

Linear’s M&S Systems brand Model DMC-10 Structured Wire Intercom System can provide muting control to Linear’s ChannelPlus brand Model MDS-6A Music Distribution System and other systems through the Model DMC-10AWP Audio Input Wall Plate. The wall plate features a mute output jack that provides a contact closure whenever the DMC-10 intercom system is being used … Continue reading DMC-10AWP Audio input wall plate can mute MDS-6A Music Distribution System

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Avoid operating AirVac central vacuum with all inlets capped

Avoid operating AirVac central vacuum with all inlets capped

Do not operate any Red Series or Platinum Series AirVac Central Vacuum power unit with all air inlets capped. The AirVac uses air flow through the power unit to help cool the motor. SEVERE DAMAGE MAY OCCUR TO THE AIRVAC POWER UNIT IF THE UNIT IS OPERATED WITHOUT PROPER AIRFLOW! PDF: TB2007-006

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An easy solution for mounting Linear’s M&S Systems brand Model DMC-10H Structured Wire Intercom Hub inside another manufacturer’s structured wiring enclosure containing an incompatible mounting grid is to use Linear’s OpenHouse brand Model H200 Universal Mounting Bracket as an adapter. The H200 bracket measures 6-1/2”W x 10-1/4” H and has room for one or two DMC-10H hubs. Also, the H200 bracket is compatible with all OpenHouse and ChannelPlus single-width structured wiring modules.

H200 Mounting bracket functions as Adapter for DMC-10H Intercom Hub

An easy solution for mounting Linear’s M&S Systems brand Model DMC-10H Structured Wire Intercom Hub inside another manufacturer’s structured wiring enclosure containing an incompatible mounting grid is to use Linear’s OpenHouse brand Model H200 Universal Mounting Bracket as an adapter. The H200 bracket measures 6-1/2”W x 10-1/4” H and has room for one or two … Continue reading H200 Mounting bracket functions as Adapter for DMC-10H Intercom Hub

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Central Vacuum utility inlet port adapter

Some early models of Linear’s AVP and AVR Series AirVac Central Vacuum Power Units require the use of a Utility Inlet Port Adapter The adapter (part number 227586) connects between the central vacuum hose and the power unit’s utility inlet port. This adapter is not required for newer models of the AVP and AVR series … Continue reading Central Vacuum utility inlet port adapter

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Assembly of AirVac Tool Kits

To aid in assembly of the AirVac Tool Kits, the following information will be included in future stock of the VM1200S, VM2200DS, & VM4200DS Vacuum Accessory Packages. Link to PDF: TB2006-010

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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 four color-coded twisted pairs of standard Cat-5 cable. The connector can only terminate solid copper strands of Cat-5 wire that range from 22 gauge to … Continue reading Correct wire termination using cat-5 quick connectors

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Technical Bulletins - 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 in its money clip. During a hold-up, the cashier removes the stack of currency along with the “bait” bill. When the “bait” bill is removed, … Continue reading DXS-81 Bill trap installation tips

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Technical Bulletins - 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 unshielded twisted pairs (4-UTP) of 24 AWG solid copper wire. Each wire pair is color coded for identification. Refer to the diagram below for the … Continue reading Cat-5e cable recommended for access control systems

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Technical Bulletins - September 25, 2006