April 7, 2011 | Posted At: 06:18 AM | Author: Brian Nadel | Category: Classroom Amplification
Need more of a classroom control panel than one for just volume? Crestron TMC-9L Wall Mount Touch Panel does it all, and has a 9-inch LCD screen for viewing video feeds and controlling a variety of equipment. Based on the company’s Core 3 OS-ready panel technology, the TNC-9L can be used for everything from video conferences to viewing security camera feeds. On top of the touch-screen controls, the wall panel has 12 programmable physical switches for everything from volume to controlling the lights and shades. The panel is available in almond, white or black.
March 14, 2011 | Posted At: 11:56 PM | Author: Brian Nadel | Category: Classroom Amplification
It may not be able to control the class clown, but Crestron’s onCue BPC-8 Basic Presentation Controller has eight controls for the digital classroom. There are buttons for turning the system on and off, connecting with either of two computers or a DVD and making the volume louder or softer. It works with major projectors, each item has an icon and the device can be mounted on a lectern or wall.
February 1, 2011 | Posted At: 07:54 AM | Author: Brian Nadel | Category: Classroom Amplification
Are the microphones used in your school for classroom amplification systems too clunky for the hands of students? At 6-inches long and weighing less than 3-ounces, FrontRow’s 950H is perfect for a variety of small hands in K-through-12 settings and is wireless so there’re no cords to trip over. It works with the company’s VocaLight Pro, Pro Digital and Symbio PA systems and has a handy nameplate for identifying a teacher or classroom. It sells for $305.
March 30, 2010 | Posted At: 08:16 AM | Author: Brian Nadel | Category: Classroom Amplification
Regardless of whether it’s organizing a bus line, evacuating a building or calling everyone inside after recess, a megaphone is a must-have item at schools with small children. Califone’s 25-watt PA25R
megaphone can make anyone’s voice carry as far as 1,250 feet. It can record and playback a 10 second message, a great feature during a fire drill. It has a handheld microphone, a siren and costs $140