Flashcards in BlueBook14 Q's Yr 2 Deck (18):
Identify the correct component for each function described below:
a. Controls the stations connected to it and creates communication paths between stations when a connection is required.
b. Remote communicating device connected to a control unit.
c. Communicates with other master stations and substations. May house the control unit for the system. Intercom system must have at least one master station or multiple. Brains of small and medium system.
d. Only communicates with master stations, not with other substations unless communication is facilitated by the master station.
1. Master Station 3. Control Unit
2. Substation 4. Station
a. 3. Control Unit
b. 4. Station
c. 1. Master Station
d. 2. Substation
Residential intercom systems offer additional features such as ___________________
Room-to-room communications, AM/FM tuner, intercom system with music, video
What are the two types of substations for residential intercoms?
1. Indoor substations (room stations)
2. Outdoor substations (patio stations)
Can you use the same rough in bracket for master station as a substation? Y or N
No - they require different mounting brackets.
How is wiring for an intercom substation selected?
It depends on the system being installed (manufacturer)
When installing a room station, you must stay 18" from what items?
Dimmers, florescent lighting, high voltage, security, telephone wiring.
How do commercial master stations differ from residential master stations?
Master stations offer a broader range of communication capabilities.
Where would a vandal resistant substation be installed?
Where there is a risk that it could be abused.
Describe the differences between loop and star wiring configurations.
Loop only needs one line ran to master station.
Star wiring has all the lines ran to the master station individually.
Where are some locations where a high power intercom would be necessary?
High noise areas, malls, atriums
Door control uses a push button to control a ______ to release a locking door.
Describe the two basic types of Nurse Call Systems.
1. Audio/Visual Systems: Gives a visual indication at the master station, usually followed by an audible alert.
2. Microprocessor Systems: Used in larger, more sophisticated systems. Advanced features - addressable devices, portable pagers, wireless telephones, call/response logging.
What features do bathroom emergency stations have that other emergency stations do not?
A long cord connected to the call button that hangs down the wall.
How is the cabling selected for Nurse Call Systems?
Manufacturer wiring instructions.
Where are some locations you could expect to see Emergency Call Systems?
Stairways, public areas, elevators, parking lots, ramps
What is the purpose of an Area of Refuge?
So handicap people can let someone know of their whereabouts during an emergency situation.
How is the operation of a telephone entry system that does not require a telephone line different from one that does?
It uses relays "no phone bill" to communicate with different areas.