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8201 IP PoE Intercom

8201 IP PoE Intercom

Wideband IP intercom for two-way communication for secure door or gate entry

The 8201 SIP PoE Intercom is an IP doorphone for hands-free visitor communication at a secure entrance door or gate, access point, and room intercom applications. This IP intercom / doorphone is outdoor-rated, and is also a fully compliant 3rd party SIP endpoint. As a result, the 8201 is compatible with most hosted / cloud and premise-based VoIP telephone systems.

The 8201 SIP PoE Intercom is UL/CSA, FCC and CE certified. A surface mount bracket is included for wall mounting, however, the intercom station can be flush mounted into a double gang box.

$485.00 USD
SKU: 8201 Category:


  • Secure SIP using TLS and SRTP.
  • Wideband HD voice for high intelligibility speech.
  • Initiates or accepts intercom calls.
  • Outdoor rated – conformal coated electronics.
  • Backlit tactile silicon rubber call button.
  • Seamless relay activation via telephone keypad for secure door or gate entry.
  • Configuration via user friendly web interface or auto-provisioning.
  • PoE (IEEE 802.3af).
  • Popular solution as a room intercom application (e.g., classroom, interview and medical examination rooms)
  • Ideal for door or gate entry, in addition to controlling access points, and secure areas such as a day care, hospital ward, lab or data center.


Wideband Audio for Optimum Speech Clarity

The 8201 SIP PoE Intercom supports Wideband G.722 codec (HD Voice) for optimum speech clarity and intelligibility. This IP intercom delivers reliable voice communication for building entry or access point communication with visitors and guests. The 8201 is also suitable for room intercom applications.

Integrated IP Intercom Door Control Relay

For user convenience, the 8201 IP intercom allows door unlock control activated by a telephone key press from the answering or calling device. This requires a relay from the optional 8063 IP Door Controller, which can be securely located away from the public facing intercom. Alternatively, an internal relay on the 8201 is available for door control where the entrance is a lower security risk.

Simple & Intuitive Web GUI

Installation and configuration are via a simple intuitive web interface, however, the 8201 also supports centralized provisioning. Before the device is registered with a SIP server, a simple press of the 8201 intercom call button when connected to the network will “speak” the IP address of the device. This time saving feature results in efficient registration and configuration via a simple and intuitive web browser GUI. Algo’s Network Device Locator is also available as a tool for obtaining an IP address for a device.

Algo 8201 Doorphone



UC Integration – Use Any Phone or Device to Communicate

Integration with most hosted / cloud or premise VoIP telephone systems ensures that the 8201 can be configured to communicate with any device, phone or client that is part of the UC environment.


To sum up, the 8201 is an outdoor-rated IP intercom / doorphone. The endpoint is powered via PoE  (IEEE 802.3af). A surface mount bracket is included for easy wall installation, however, the intercom fits a standard double gang box for flush mounting. The product is CSA/UL, FCC and CE certified.

Benefits of the Algo IP Intercom

  • Network managed and supervised SIP endpoint.
  • Eliminates FXS port or ATA.
  • PoE (IEEE 802.3af) for plug and play network connectivity.
  • One piece solution alternative to the popular 8028 SIP Doorphone.
  • Wideband G.722 HD voice audio for clarity and intelligibility.
  • Attractive design in dual-gang form factor for outdoor entrances or in-building access points and room intercoms.

More Features

  • Wideband G.722 codec support for HD Voice.
  • Initiates or accepts intercom calls.
  • Supports RTP multicast and Polycom Group Page (receive).
  • SIP compatibility with leading UC vendors / VoIP platforms.
  • Configurable through a web interface.
  • Auto-provisioning (i.e., TFTP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS). Also supported: TLS & SRTP (secure SIP signalling and media), SIP over TCP (allows increased packet size over UDP), DNS SRV Record, and CDP/LLDP automatic VLAN assignment.
  • Compatible with any third-party SNMP monitoring software or the Algo 8300 IP Endpoint Supervisor (Controller).
  • Integrated relay for door opening control or 8063 IP Relay Controller for secured relay door control.
  • Backlit call button for low light conditions, with button flash indication for call initiation and connectivity.
  • Surface mount or flush-mount installation in standard double gang box.
  • UL/CSA, FCC and CE certified


Power InputPoE (IEEE 802.3af Class 0) 48V, 12.95W
Max Power6W
Idle Power2W
SIP Extensions1 Intercom Extension
SIP Signalling/Transport ProtocolsUDP, TCP, TLS, RTP, SRTP
Multicast & Third-Party Compatibility
RTP Multicast (up to 50 Zones - Receive only)
Polycom Group Page (Receive only)
Configuration & Provisioning
ConfigurationWeb interface or provisioning server
Web InterfaceHTTP, HTTPS
ProvisioningTFTP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS
DHCP Options 66, 150, 160
Reboot via SIP ‘check-sync’
SupervisionCompatible with any third party SNMP monitoring software or the Algo 8300 Controller
NetworkingIPv4, DHCP, VLAN
Link LayerLLDP, CDP
NATSTUN, TURN, CRLF Keep Alive, SIP Outbound
Address ResolutionDNS, SRV Record
RedundancySecondary and tertiary SIP server
TimeNTP Server (up to four)
MicrophoneSingle Wideband
Audio CodecsG.711 u-law, G.711 A-law, G.722 Wideband
Input / Output
Built-in Call ButtonBacklit tactile silicon rubber
Door Control RelayMax 30V 50mA (common, normally open, normally closed dry contact, telephone keypad activated)
Door Sensor Terminal (Relay Input)Dry contact (normally open, normally closed)
Environmental & Mechanical
Environmental-40 to +50° C ( -40 to +122° F)
Rated for Outdoor Use (appropriate gaskets may be required)
Dimensions (Product)4.5” x 4.5” x 1.65” (11.5 cm x 11.5 cm x 4.2 cm)
Weight (Product)0.5 lbs (0.2 kg)
Weight (Shipping)1.0 lbs (0.5 kg)
RoHS, CE, FCC Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, CISPR 24, CSA/UL (USA & Canada), EN60950


  • Visitor and guest communication via secured door entrance or gate, lobby, delivery bay or dock, man trap, etc.
  • Building access point communication. For example, interior doors to a student dorm, hospital ward, day care, conference room, recreation area, office suite, data center, lab, etc.
  • Office or room intercom. For example, medical examination or patient room, interview room, etc.
  • Schools, health care and long-term care facilities (e.g. medical center, assisted living or retirement homes), retail, warehouse, plant / utility, banking / financial services, professional office, hotel or resort, casino, etc.

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