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15 Watt Paging Amplifier with Background Music

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Your Price: $215.00
Use this PA amplifier with an analog phone and some horn speakers for a very simple wired PA system
Part Number: VK1023
This PA system interfaces with virtually any telephone system to provide 15 watts of paging power, which is enough to drive fifteen 8-ohm paging horns or speakers. However, we use this system to set up a simple wired PA system using an analog phone to broadcast messages.
The VK1023 can be interfaced to an analog phone (See Related Products and Accessories below) by setting the FXO/FXS switch to FXO and connecting the phones wires to screw terminals 5 & 6. In this mode an off hook condition triggers the PA-15 to pause 1 second, send a tone (if pre-announce tone is on), and then you can speak to broadcast your message. The PA-15 will end the page when a hang up is detected.

In addition to the phones we offer below, you can use any analog phone you want such as this one on Amazon: Analog Phone

  • 15 Watts of paging power
  • Drive up to (15) 8-ohm speakers
  • 600 Ohm output to drive additional amplifiers
  • Select: FXO (loop start), FXS (ring trip) or paging port (VOX relay) interface mode
  • Independent volume controls for Paging, Ringing Tones and Background Music • 36V DC talk battery for interfacing with FXO or unused phone system line input/trunk port
  • Compatible with 24V to 48V FXS (ring trip) analog station operation
  • 1K Hz pre-announce page tone (on/off)
  • Provides “Night Bell” warble tone via contact closure or independent ringing analog circuit
  • Choose one of four ringing sounds: - Electronic warble (traditional loud ringer) - Double gong (two identical “gong” tones) - Quadruple chime (four descending chime tones) - Door chime (ding-dong)
  • Night transfer switch input
  • Can provide background music (muted during page) if connected to an external music source.
  • CPC detection for immediate disconnect
  • Busy signal detect disconnect
  • Adjustable silence time out disconnect
  • Programmable VOX trigger sensitivity and time out
  • 16 to 72 second (or off, default) disconnect timer
  • Power: 120V AC/13.8V AC 1.25 A, UL listed adapter provided
  • Amplifier: 15 Watts - to power up to (15) 8-Ohm speakers (cascadable to drive additional speakers)
  • Dimensions: 5.25” x 3.5” x 1.75” (133mm x 89mm x 44mm)
  • Shipping Weight: 3.0 lbs (1.36 kg)
  • Environmental: 32°F to 90°F (0°C to 32°C) with 5% to 95% non-condensing humidity
  • Speakers: Viking 25AE, 30AE, 35AE, 40AE (DOD# 498) or 300AE (DOD 497) speakers, not included
  • Sound Pressure Level: 115 dB SPL @ 1m with (1) 25AE paging horn (not included)
  • Talk Battery Output: 36V DC (loop current 36mA nominal)
  • Maximum Speaker Cable Length: 300 ft (91m) 18 AWG
  • Connections: 14 cage clamp screw terminals

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