30 Watt SIP Horn 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.


The SIP horn is a network broadcast terminal that supports SIP over a 10/100M ethernet connection. Audio data is transferred through the network and amplified by the high-performance speaker. It is waterproof so is ideal for outdoors, easy to install, and provides crystal clear voice quality for public notification systems. In emergency situations a pre-recorded message can be manually or automatically triggered via the LAN.

The horn supports RTP broadcast and multicast, plus audio protocols G.711a/u and G.722. It also plays other audio streams such as MP3 and 32k PCM. It can connect to alarm systems, play background music, and do timed broadcasts.


  1. Mount the Speaker Horn in a suitable external environment, preferably under an eave or other covering to avoid direct weather.
  2. Connect Speaker to Powered Ethernet Cable OR attach power supply and unpowered Ethernet Cable but not both.

Power Connec

Fig 1. Ethernet and Power Connector

  1. Connect Ethernet Cable to Powered Switch

Fig 2 – Connect to Switch

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 or 30W 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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