M&S DMC1 Music & Intercom System Master Station
For New Install or 6-Wire Retrofit
Communicate and fill your home with music using the M&S DMC1 Music & Intercom System Master Station. As the hub of your M&S intercom system, this master unit interconnects up to 15 intercom stations and door speakers. Broadcast messages to all the rooms in your home without shouting or running from room to room! It also delivers AM/FM radio to any station and can be expanded with accessories (sold separately) to support additional audio sources.
- Supports up to 15 stations and 3 door speakers
- Built-in radio tuner with 8 AM / 8 FM presets
- Privacy, intercom-only and door release features
- Volume and source control via room stations
- Provides two inputs for external music sources
- Uses Cat5 cable to connect intercom stations
This DMC1 Master Station provides has an integrated AM/FM radio with eight AM and eight FM presets. You can control volume, select the source, and change settings through the intuitive menu shown on the station's backlit display screen. You can optionally program the station to automatically turn music On/Off at specific times, so you can begin your morning with lively music or relax in the evening with quiet background audio.
Connecting Intercom Stations
The DMC1 Master Station connects to room stations, patio stations, and door speakers (all sold separately) via Cat5 cable. It has 15 sockets for the stations' Cat5 quick-connectors. In-wall volume controls also connect to the quick-connector sockets.
Up to nine room stations can be installed in individual zones, or 15 room stations in shared zones (including one patio station) can be installed in rooms and outside on the patio. Up to three door stations can be installed at entry doors. The DMC1 Master Station also has a door release mechanism for use with an electric door strike (sold separately). Unlock your door remotely for guests!
Optional Add-On Accessories
The DMC1 Music & Intercom System Master Station offers expanded functionality when used with optional add-ons, including but not limited to:
- CD/MP3 Player: Plays CDs and enables connection of digital audio sources (such as an MP3 player) via the 3.5mm jack.
- Audio Input Wallplate: Connect a stereo receiver, TV, DVD player, or other external audio device by wiring an audio input wall plate with a pair of stereo RCA jacks to the Master Station.
- Monaural Volume Control: In-wall knob controls the volume of 45-ohm intercom speakers.
- Door Chime Module: Optional 3-note and 8-note door chime modules provide a selection of door chime sounds you can play through a door speaker.
Typically installed in the kitchen or another central location, the DMC1 Master Station mounts within a standard 2" x 4" stud cavity using one of two available wall housings. When the DMC1 Master Station is used without the optional CD/MP3 Player, the DMC1 mounts inside the DMC1H wall housing. If you are installing the master station alone, use the DMC1H wall housing. If you are combining the master station with the optional CD/MP3 Player (DMCMP3, sold separately), use the DMC1HC combination wall housing.
NOTE: Requires the DMC1H or DMC1HC Wall Housing Kit, sold separately.
M&S Systems Integrated Home Technologies
For more than 50 years, M&S Systems has been the leading designer and manufacturer of fine systems for home communication and entertainment. These products revolutionized home communications with technology, style and value. That company is now part of Linear, where the legacy of quality in design and development continues on.
- Manufacturer Part #: DMC1
- Max. # of Room Speakers: 15
- Max. # of Door Speakers: 3
- Max. Output Power: 30W RMS
- Max. # of Music Source Inputs: 2
- Frequency Response Range: 20Hz to 20kHz
- Max. Speaker Wire Run Length: 350 feet
- Max. Door Wire Run Length: 350 feet
- Max. System Cable Usage: 1,000 feet
- Max. Distortion: 0.10 percent THD
- # of Memory Presets: 8 AM/8 FM
- Dimensions: 15.25(W) x 5.3125(H) inches
- Warranty: 2-Year Limited