Viking Releases Analog-to-IP Speaker Adapter With Talk-Back
The PSA-TB-IP analog-to-IP speaker adapter enables the re-use of analog speakers while adding talk-back capabilities.
HUDSON, Wisc. — Viking Electronics announces the release of the PSA-TB-IP analog-to-IP speaker adapter, enabling the re-use of analog speakers while adding talk-back capabilities.
The PSA-TB-IP is equipped with a microphone to enable talk-back paging and silent monitoring of the area. It also monitors ambient noise levels to automatically adjust speaker volume. The built-in 6-Watt class D amplifier can be used to drive a connected paging speaker.
“We think the new Viking model PSA-TB-IP is an easy cost-effective way to convert analog paging speakers into two-way IP talk-back speakers,” says Greg Yocom, engineering manager, Viking Electronics.
The PSA-TB-IP can be mounted magnetically to the back of an analog speaker magnet or attached with included screws to the speaker frame using the 25/70V transformer mounting holes.
The output of PSA-TB-IP is connected to the input of the paging speaker. The device is then connected to an open port on a PoE switch and uses Viking’s IP programming software to enter SIP and network credentials.
After the conversion, the speaker can then be used for two-way SIP endpoint paging or one-way multicast paging.
- PoE powered (class 3, <13 Watts)
- Paging prioritization
- Plays audio from standard multicast sources
- SIP endpoint or multicast group member
- Red call status LED indicator
- Automatic Noise Canceling (ANC) feature for operation in noisy environments
- Viking’s proprietary VOX switching eliminates the need for “Push to Talk” mode
- Selectable auto-answer feature for monitoring
- Compatible with Polycom multicast paging
- Built-in high efficiency 6 Watt class D amplifier
- Can drive up to six 8 ohm analog speakers for greater coverage
- SIP/Multicast: SIP page, SIP page and zoned multicast receive
- Support for access code to prevent unwanted SIP calls
- Hangs up on: busy signal, time-out, or touch tone command
- Network remote speaker volume control
- Mounting: Magnetically attach to speaker magnet or fasten to the 25/70V transformer
mounting holes on speaker frame
- Chassis protects circuitry against plenum dust
- Automatic Gain Control (AGC) to automatically increase ring volume to compensate for
- Diagnostics for testing microphone and speaker
- Programmable pre-page alert tone
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