IST RETRO Music & Intercom System Package, 5 Rooms (Horizontal Frames)
No more wondering what to do with your outdated, single-function antique intercom! The RETRO Music Distribution and Intercom Systems are designed to update pre-existing in-wall home intercom systems – using your existing 3, 4, or 6 wire systems – for a quick and easy upgrade to a state-of-the-art multi-source music distribution system.
Includes all components for a typical system in one package, including one Master Station, five (5) Room Stations, one (1) Patio Station, one (1) Door Station, one (1) RETRO-MTP trim plate for Master Station, five (5) RETRO-5RV horizontal trim plates for horizontal Room Stations, and one (1) Bluetooth Receiver.
The RETRO system offers a modern design that complements any Decor, and delivers more features than existing intercoms:
- Built-in AM/FM radio with ten (10) preset options
- Portable Music Player (PMP) Bay to plug-and-play a wide variety of devices including MP3's, handheld satellite radios, IOS or Android tablets/phones – with either downloaded or streamed music
- Wireless music streaming with optional Bluetooth Receiver
- USB or Firewire connectivity to charge MP3 devices as they play
- Room adaptor and trim plates that allow installation of new stations into existing intercom wall openings without requiring drywall repair, even if the fit is not exact
- Choice of two (2) music source options in every room, enabling different music sources to be played in different rooms
- Automatic selective call technology that broadcasts voice calls throughout the home, but only broadcasts between the stations in use once the call is answered
- Hands-free communication for the party receiving the call
- Capability to monitor single or multiple zones
- Hands-free operation at Master Station with IREMOTE control (available as an option)
- Option to connect to ceiling or in-wall speakers from Master, Room, and Patio Stations
- Door communications with optional door release feature
- Turn on/off radio from any room station
- Amazon Alexa Compatible – Voice control and audio streaming
Add voice command compatibility with Amazon Alexa to play music or issue voice commands through your IST system. You can connect an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot to the master station via auxiliary cable. Once connected you can issue voice commands directly to your Amazon device or by pressing the Talk button on the master station or any room or patio station. Responses or selected media will be played through your IST intercom system.
The RETRO is a complete system that can be customized to your home and your specific requirements, as it is a component-based system:
- RETRO-M Master Station: Main interface that controls the music, intercom functions, volume levels, bass and treble levels, clock settings, and more. The Portable Music Player Bay is integrated into the Master Station and can be heard from any Room or Patio Station.
- RETRO-5R Room Station: In-wall intercoms in rooms throughout the home that enable selection between intercom, radio, and portable music sources. Also includes communications with other stations, including the Master and Door stations. Ceiling or in-wall speakers can be added to each Room Station.
- RETRO-5P Patio Station: Weather-resistant station with Room Station functionality designed for outdoor installation in protected areas such as a patio or porch. Outdoor cube or rock speakers can be added.
- RETRO-D Door Station: Weather-resistant station designed for outdoor installation in protected areas. Enables communication with other stations for verification of guest identity before opening the door with optional door or gate release. Also includes a selection of door chimes.
- RETRO Horizontal Room Adaptor and Trim Plates: Optional hardware designed to fully cover existing intercom wall openings, eliminating the need for drywall repair. Covers holes for horizontal stations, including stations up to 8" large.
- Bluetooth Receiver: Plug it into the Master Station and pair it with a Bluetooth compatible audio device (smartphone or tablet) to enjoy digital music through your speaker system.
In The Box:
- 1 x Master Station (Retro-M)
- 5 x Room Stations (Retro-5R)
- 1 x Patio Station (RETRO-5P)
- 1 x Door Station (Retro-D)
- 1 x Trim Plate for Master Station (Retro-MTP)
- 6 x Horizontal Room Adaptor/Trim Plate Kits (Retro-5RH)
- 1 x Bluetooth Receiver (BT-Receiver)
- Part Number:
- Almond: RETRO-MHAPAC
- Black: RETRO-MHBPAC
- White: RETRO-MHPAC
- External Speakers Supported: 8-ohm speaker, max. 4 pair (8 total)
- Master Station: 15(W) x 6(H) inches
- Room Station: 5-3/4(W) x 5-1/4(H) inches
- Patio Station: 5-3/4(W) x 5-1/4(H) inches
- Door Station: 6-1/4(W) x 4-1/8(H) inches
- Room Cover Plate: 7-3/8(W) x 10(H) inches
- Master Cover Plate: 18-3/4(W) x 10(H) inches
- Warranty: 2-Year Limited