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High Powered Speaker Station - 1600 (HPSS16)

Our most powerful siren, the HPSS16 provides maximum coverage area and excellent voice clarity for outdoor mass notification applications where intelligibility of pre-recorded voice messages and live Public Address (PA) is important. The HPSS16 includes 1600 watts of continuous audio output and is battery powered for reliable outdoor alerting even when AC power is lost as is often the case during an emergency.


Standard Features

  • Excellent acoustic performance and voice intelligibility
  • Meets UFC and FEMA requirements
  • Four speaker horns with the capability to be tilted downward and steel speaker mounting bracket
  • Stainless steel enclosure with ventilated battery compartment, door intrusion switch and enclosure mounting bracket
  • Unique, compact and highly efficient Class D amplifiers with 1600 watts of continuous audio output power integrated on a high-performance controller board
  • Conformal-coated printed circuit boards for operating in harsh environments
  • Simple and compact hardware design with field-proven reliability and very high MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
  • Conventional VHF and UHF radio for receiving and transmitting FSK, DTMF and Two Tone Sequential (TTS) data signals
  • Message encryption and security coding to prevent unauthorized system activations
  • Built-in tone generator providing eight standard, pre-configured tones
  • Automatic gain control for consistent output volume
  • Local and remote testing and reporting including “silent” testing
  • Temperature-compensated battery charger and power On/Off circuit breakers
  • Very low standby power requirements and 30 minutes of continuous activation
  • Antenna surge protection

Optional Features

  • Solid-state flash memory capable of storing more than 250 audio files and 10 hours of playback time allowing for customized alert tones, voice messages and music playback specific to the application
  • Solar panel upgrade to keep the batteries charged in applications where AC is not available or practical to install
  • Flexible and redundant communication methods including IP, Ethernet, twisted pair/telephone cable, fiber optic, cellular and satellite
  • Trunked radio upgrade
  • Local control panel upgrade with microphone, LCD display and controls for local activation and PA
  • Strobe lights and LED signs for visual alerting in areas with high ambient noise levels and recipients with hearing impairments
  • Alternative speaker types and configurations to provide optimal acoustic coverage

Spec Sheet (PDF)

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