Door Box Adaptor (Trunk Port)
There are two types of door phone adaptors available for the DBS. The first
type (VB-43701) utilizes a trunk connection to connect to the door box and is
described below. The second type (VB-437 11) utilizes a digital port extension
to connect to the door box and door opener. See"Door Box Adaptor
(Extension Port)" on page 5-31 for more information.
Each Door Box Adaptor (VB-43701) can be used to connect one door sensor
and up to two Door Boxes (VA-43705) equipped with door openers. Door
openers and door sensors are not sold by Panasonic; they can be purchased
separately from an electronics dealer.
Door Boxes with Door Openers
A door sensor is similar to an alarm; different types of sensors detect
different things, such as a door opening, moisture, heat, etc. When the
sensor is tripped, a trunk rings on a dedicated key. You can reset the
"alarm" by answering the key.
To set up a sensor, assign a trunk to ring at a phone, and then assign that
trunk to an FF key.
Each sensor uses
Door-Boxes and door openers work together. The Door Box allows
visitors to announce their presence from outside the office. The door
opener enables a user to unlock the door using a telephone.
To set up the Door Box and opener, assign a trunk to ring at a phone and
then assign that trunk to an FF key.
When a visitor is announced from the Door Box, the user presses the
ringing FF key to answer the call. Then, to open the door, the user dials 3.
The door opener can be set to open the door for 15 seconds, 30 seconds, or
Up to two Door Boxes with openers can be connected to a Door Box
Each Door Box and opener use one trunk port.
DBS Manual - Issued 8/T/95
Chapter 5. Peripheral Equipment