Intercom removal


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Old 02-28-24, 11:00 AM
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Intercom removal

Looking for ideas for removing 1980s era residential intercom stations in 3 locations


and replacing with good looking control panel/coverplate. Communication functions have failed but exterior lighting pushbutton, doorbell chimes, and alarm system wiring in the wall must remain. Intercom function being replaced by Alexa. Any ideas beyond a simple (but large) blank faceplate with a single pushbutton?
 
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Old 02-28-24, 12:53 PM
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You can remove the intercom. Patch the sheetrock and install a single gang electrical box to mount your push button.
 
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Old 02-28-24, 02:03 PM
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Thanks PD. Actually since it is all low voltage I do not need a box and could just use a ring like this:


Outlet for smoke detector in bedroom.

Definitely the KISS solution.
 
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Old 02-28-24, 10:02 PM
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If it is some power-supply there, remove that one first, then remove the intercoms, and fill up the empty room with insulation if wanted, and cower the holes. Sell the intercom to collectors on facebook. :-)
 
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