15 Watt Overhead Speaker – Quick Start

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Before use, the speaker must be configured with an IP address, subnet mask, gateway address, account information and SIP server information at a minimum.

Description

The SIP ceiling speaker has a 10/100M ethernet connection that supports the SIP RFC protocol. With its 15 watt high-performance speaker it provides great quality sound for both voice calls and general audio. It is well suited for use in public broadcasting, alarm systems and monitoring systems.

It supports RTP broadcast and multicast and can play G.711a/u and G.722 audio protocols. It also plays 192bps MP3, 32k PCM encoding and can access the broadcast management software platform, which allows background music playback, timed broadcasts, real-time calls, and alarm connectivity.

Installation

  1. Cut a Ceiling hole 165mm / 6.5 inch

Fig 1. Cut Ceiling Hole

  1. Connect Speaker to Powered Ethernet Cable OR attach power supply and unpowered Ethernet Cable but not both.

Fig 2. Ethernet and Power Connector

  1. Install Speaker into Ceiling Hole with ears lifted up.

Fig 3. Install Speaker

 

Initial Configuration

  1. The Speaker needs to be on the same network as the Windows PC that you will initially configure.
    Start up the Zone Controller Software and then click on Search
    You will be presented with all the Speaker devices on the current local network.

Fig 3. – Search Grid

  1. Click on the Device to open edit window and select Network.

Fig 4 – Network Configuration

Select DHCP – Yes/No

If No, then enter IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway Address, Preferred and Secondary DNS.  Click Update Device to save configuration to Speaker. If you are asked for password, the default is 1234.

  1. To Configure the SIP Account select SIP Config.

Fig 5 – SIP Configuration

Enter in Server IP, SIP Port, SIP User and SIP Password (Secret). Then Update Device.

The Speaker will restart.

To check the status of the connection to the SIP Server in the Search Grid.

Fig 6 – SIP Registration

For more details see ZoneController Administrator Manual.

Product Features

  • Network horn loudspeaker with audio decoding and a digital amplifier
  • 15W speaker
  • High-speed dual-core (ARM + DSP) CPU that boots in less than one second
  • IP67 grade waterproof rating
  • MP3, WMA, WAV decoding support
  • Online firmware upgrades

Network Characteristics

This device supports the following features:

  • SIP V1 (RFC2543) and V2 (RFC3261) network protocols
  • DNS SRV (RFC3263), Static IP / DHCP
  • Wideband G.722, narrowband G.711a/u and other audio codec protocols
  • Compatible with mainstream SIP servers, supports Internet applications
  • Join up to 10 multicast groups at the same time
  • Remote management and configuration
  • SIP account automatically connects to remote calls

Note: For volume 15 and higher, the horn must be powered with an adapter or POE with 802.3at.

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