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MVP8400 as a door phone

Hi all,
have anyone of you ever used an MVP8400 panel as door phone?
How can we send the panel volume to an audio switcher? How can we stream the door phone audio to the MVP panel?
Which door phone model do you suggest for doing that?

Thanks,
George

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  • ldeblank@jnv.nl[email protected] Junior Member Posts: 58
    Simply George at this moment you can't.

    I heard that amx is working on a solution but this only may work with the 8400i panels.
    If you read the other posts on this forum you find the same quistion serveral times. Our company is waiting on this solutions because we want to connect intercom systems with AMX panels.

    Maybe someone of AMX out there can give more info.
  • patbpatb Junior Member Posts: 140
    I have used it in an application with ethernet cameras that are streaming video to the touch panel. There is a speaker and mic at the door that is connected to a speaker and mic on the wall next to the wall-mounted touch panel run through and echo canceller. The person at the door presses a button which brings up the ethernet camera on screen, the audio connection is made and you talk to the person at the door. Pressing a button activates a mag lock switch that opens the door. Works great but you have to be standing near enough to the mic and speaker for it to pick up your voice. There was a system like this installed in a high end condo in Dallas that had 60+ units and multiple points of entry with multiple cameras that I did.
  • NMarkRobertsNMarkRoberts Junior Member Posts: 455
    That's an incredibly expensive doorphone!
  • patbpatb Junior Member Posts: 140
    Added to the $$ million ++ cost of each condo....not much extra.
  • John GonzalesJohn Gonzales Junior Member Posts: 609
    I think the panel in George's and PatB's case is being used as the receiving end of the doorphone, not as the doorphone itself. Feel free to correct me if I'm mistaken.

    --John
  • patbpatb Junior Member Posts: 140
    Your are correct - the speaker and mic installed next to the panel is handling all of the audio and the panel handles the interface to the door along with selecting the unit that needs to be dialed when you walk up to a door from the outside. Speaker and mic alone do not make up the doorphone - it is a combination of all that makes it work.
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