Paging Speakers and Paging Systems are a must when installing a phone system, for most businesses. Overhead and multi-cast paging comes in handy for most offices, warehouses, production plants, restaurants, hospitals and schools - to provide a complete solution with-in your telecommunication network.
Overhead Paging comes in several form factors and you should always consider the environment and use of the overall paging system when choosing from different types of paging. Speakers can make a big difference when facilitating broadcast / multi-cast paging and other forms of one-way or two-way overhead communication. In most business, overhead indoor / outdoor paging for different environments is also a factor when designing an Overhead Paging System to suit your individual business needs. It's quite common to mix and match, or separate different departments or locations for both overhead and phone speaker paging requirements.
Overhead Paging Types and Uses
SIP / IP Overhead Paging
IP paging is generally lower volume and used in schools, homes, commercial office buildings and complexes where there is low to mid-level background noise. These kinds of paging speakers can also be used to broadcast both voice and background ambience music depending on the purpose and situation required.
IP paging also offers the added advantage of providing two-way communication with the right speaker. As example, school classrooms generally require paging to open in the classroom so the receiving paging speaker can allow two-way talk-back by both parties. Another example is in foyers and common ways where security or access is granted on entry, a two way communication page can be opened to communicate before entry.
These days, IP Phone paging is already included and integrated with most phone systems and adding overhead SIP paging is easy.
Amplified Overhead Paging
Mid to high level background noise environments require amplified paging with higher wattage speakers to produce louder paging sound quality for voice. Amplified metal tap speakers are generally used for this purpose in warehouses, production plants and facilities with machinery (print, plastics, and car/parts manufacturing plants to name a few), outside yards (car dealerships, retail box stores, transfer yards, waste and recycling plants), construction and building supply yards, to name a few.
Choosing the right kind of paging speaker makes a big difference when installation is completed. Talk to us to determine the right speaker for your needs.