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IR Wireless Microphone System for Classrooms
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Darmouth South Academy, Dartmouth, NS
Lower Canada College, Montreal, QC
Saskatchewan P3 Schools, SaskatchewanRead More
Crescent Heights, Medicine Hat, ABRead More
Commission Scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys, Montreal, QCRead More
Windsor Park Public Library, Windsor, ONRead More
Concordia University, Montréal, QCRead More
University of British Columbia-Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
OISE Library, Toronto, ONRead More
Bleuets School Board, Roberval, QCRead More
Listuguj School, Pointe-a-la-Croix, QCRead More
Commission Scolaire des Laurentides, Ste-Adèle, QCRead More
Willow Park Elementary School, Leduc, AB
Leo Hayes High Shcool, Fredericton, NB
Commission Scolaire des Draveurs, Gatineau, QCRead More
Commission Scolaire de Montréal, Montréal, QCRead More
Université Concordia, Montreal, ONRead More
University of Guelph, Gryphon Centre, Guelph, ONRead More
École Sainte-Bernadette, Moncton, NB
Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ONRead More
Les Réseidence Jodin, Edmunston, NBRead More
University of Windsor Fieldhouse, Windsor, ONRead More
Université de Moncton, Track & Field StadiumThe Université de Moncton's Track & Field Stadium is a newly built track and field stadium, where in late July 2010, the facility was the host to the IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics. When looking for a full coverage, PA System for the stadium, the management at the Université de Moncton decided on TOA's reliable and durable product lines.
The Track and Field Stadium's bleachers and main building's sound and paging is delivered through TOA's LE long throw horns and HX-5 Variable Angle Speakers. The interior of the building has F Series Ceiling speakers to deliver wide-dispersion sound. The front end of the system includes TOA's D-901 Digital Mixer (plus modules) as well as the 9000 Series Modular Digital Matrix Mixer/Amplifiers. The Amplifiers include TOA's DA Series Amplifier and IP Series Amplifiers.
Edmonton Catholic School Board, Edmonton, AB
The Edmonton Catholic School Board wants their students and teachers to learn and teach at their best. The school board was looking for a solution which uses new technology for their classroom voice lift systems, and discovered TOA's Infrared Wireless Microphone Classroom System.
Studies show that classrooms that rely on voice lift systems produce better results for both students and teachers. Students learn and communicate more effectively, and behave better in classrooms because they can hear the teacher. The benefits for the teacher are a reduction in voice strain, easier classroom management, and fun and interactive lessons.
Recently, schools have started to make the switch from UHF technology to infrared technology. The Edmonton Catholic School Board is among this group. In the past, this school board has relied on many voice lift systems using VHF and UHF technology, including TOA Wireless Microphone Systems. These technologies rely on the 700MHz frequency bands, which can become crowded and over the past few years have been subject to government auction. Infrared technology works using infrared signals. There are many channels to work with, and because the infrared signal is contained inside a classroom, the schools belonging to the Edmonton Catholic School Board no longer have to share swamped frequency channels. Infrared technology also provides privacy and security for each classroom.
The Edmonton Catholic School Board wanted a reliable voice lift system that allowed them to move away from the UHF technology. TOA's Infrared Classroom system was their ideal solution. Schools are able to have a IR Wireless Classroom Kit solution in each classroom. TOA’s Infrared Wireless Classroom System includes a ceiling-mounted wide-dispersion speaker (with integrated receiver and amplifier), an easily accessed desktop tuner and a pair of lightweight IR wireless microphones, one each for the teacher and students. The system is easy to install, fits into their budget and is incredibly easy for both the teachers and the students to use.
As a long time user of classroom voice lift systems, the Edmonton Catholic School board knew they could rely on TOA's infrared technology. Over the past few years, the Edmonton Catholic School Board has been slowly integrating the system into their classrooms. The school board, schools, teachers and students are all happy with this system and can't believe how easy it is to use and how great the sound quality is.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Edmonton, AB
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Edmonton Alberta wanted their Gymnasium to provide superior sound for assemblies, dances, performances and more. They chose to install TOA's HX-7 Compact Array Speakers and subwoofers. These speakers are perfect for a school gym as they are impact resistant (don't require a cage), while offering great sound.
This system was an upgrade of an exisitng system that had poor sound quality. The school is happy with their TOA design as it provides a sound system with impact within a reasonable budget.
Séminaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC
Séminaire de Sherbrooke is a private institution offering education to secondary, collegial and continuing education students. They have the highest of standards when providing education to their students.
To provide an Intercom and public address system to communicate throughout the institution.
The school required a retrofit intercom system using the existing cabling of the old intercom system. From here, they integrated public address with the intercom system.
TOA's N-8000 IP Intercom System integrated seamlessly with the old cabling at the institution. The Intercom system allows the school to provide communications from the substations to the master stations, control doors, bell signaling, recording of conversations, and provide paging broadcasts throughout the facility. TOA's Paging Horns and PC Series Ceiling Speakers were installed to provide intelligible, crystal clear sound. The DA Series Multichannel Power Amplifier was selected to power the speakers.
- N-8000 IP Intercom
- N-8400RS - Sub Station Interface Unit
- N-8000AF - Audio Interface Unit
- RS-150 - Substation
- DA Series Multichannel Power Amplifier
- SC Series Paging Horns
- PC Series Ceiling Speakers
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Lillian Osbourne High School
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Université de Montreal
- , Montreal, QC
Université de Sherbrooke
- , Sherbrooke, QC
Innovative and New all-in-one IR Wireless Classroom Solution by TOA
- Intelligible speech transmitted by IR wireless microphone system helps boost the achievement of school children
- IR integrated wide-dispersion speaker distributes uniform sound quality throughout the classroom
- TOA's light-weight IR wireless microphones reduct the physical fatigue of teachers during classes
Infrared Wireless Mircophone System for Classrooms
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School Classroom Learning Assistance by TOA
Voice lift / classroom amplification is beneficial for both the teacher and the student. Having a classroom equipped with a voice lift system promotes learning by ensuring that the teacher and students can hear and understand the lesson.
A teacher who uses a wireless microphone system reduces their vocal and personal stress, retains the students attention, suffers less classroom disruptions, and can promote a productive and fun learning environment.
For the student, a classroom voice lift system makes the teacher easier to hear and understand due to higher speech volume, while voice clarity and intelligibility makes a lesson easier and more enjoyable to listen to.
TOA has several product solutions for an amplified classroom system. Start with a compact mixer/amplifier, such as TOA’s BG‐M Series (BG‐2000 Series). This mixer/amplifier has five input channels and is ideal for background/ foreground music distribution, paging, and music/message‐on‐hold. Next choose your speaker. TOA recommends a wide‐dispersion ceiling speaker such as our F‐122C for full coverage sound or the H‐3 interior design speaker, which sounds great and blends into the design of the room.
To complete the system, choose either a UHF Wireless System or an Infrared Microphone System.
TOA’s 5000 Series UHF Wireless Microphone System operates in the 506 - 538 and 576-607 MHz band with up to sixteen available channels. Transmitter options include the WM‐5270 or WM‐5265 condenser handheld, WM‐5325 lapel (with a selectable mic), WM‐4000H vocal headset and WM‐4000A aerobic headset. Each transmitter is powered by either a rechargeable battery or a single AA battery for ten hours of continuous operation. Receiver models include the WT‐5800 true diversity 64‐channel wireless tuner, WT‐5805 space diversity 64‐channel wireless tuner and the portable WT‐5810 space diversity 16‐channel wireless tuner. All 5000 Series receivers feature a frequency scanning function and transmitter battery status indicator.
TOA’s Infrared wireless microphone system uses infrared transmission, featuring unlimited channels per school. TOA has a specially designed Classroom System to meet the voice lift requirements within a classroom. The components of the IR Wireless microphone System consists of the IR‐820SP Infrared Wireless Speaker, IR‐802T 2‐Channel IR Tuner, the IR‐310M Hand‐Held or lapel IR Microphone Transmitter, the IR‐310BC Battery Charger, as well as the IR‐200BT‐2 Y Rechargeable NiMH Batteries. The kit also includes HY‐TB1 Support rails, WB‐802 Wall‐mount bracket for the tuner, CAT‐5E Cable, a 3ft 3.5mm Stereo Cable, and a 3ft RCA Stereo Cable.
Larry Mackiewich - Classroom Teacher - Grade 4
• The system is extremely easy to use and NEVER have I had an issue with it working. The ability to go into any
TOA classroom and simply press a button and instantly have an amplified voice is AWESOME!!!!
Carla Taylor - Classroom Teacher - Grade 3
• Easy to use system that reaches the needs of all students
• Allows for easy movement among classrooms
• Experienced no issues with the TOA system
Stan Travnik - Assistant Principal
• The TOA system is very easy to use, gives greats sound clarity.
• Teachers use it daily and are very happy with the system.
• We use it in several area's including the library, classrooms and our foyer when we hold assemblies
• We also have a portable system, "lightspeed" and we find that it is inferior to the TOA system in
both sound quality, ease of use.
• If we had to buy new voice amplification systems, we would choose TOA again. Wonderful product.
Please note that every application is unique. Our system examples are for reference purposes only. Please contact your Regional Sales Manager to discuss your specific application requirements. firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-263-7639.
Solutions for Voice Lift - Using IR Classroom System Products
Better Communications = Better Learning!
- TOA Canada Corporation understands the value of a great education. Many Canadian educational facilities rely on TOA products including Universities, Colleges, Elementary and Secondary schools. TOA products can be found in classrooms (voice-lift), lecture halls, gymnasiums, cafeterias, building security, and more. TOA strives to promote learning and increase classroom teaching efficiency through products designed to ensure optimum communication between the teacher and student. School Security can be realized with TOA’s products to provide campus-wide security and monitoring, communications, broadcasting, emergency mass notification and evacuation, and more.
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