Conference-Mate Infrared Listening System
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DISCONTINUED. (Verified 02/2008) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Conference-Mate Infrared Listening System is designed to provide enhanced listening quality to persons with hearing disabilities in group discussion or other conference situations. This wireless system consists of a microphone/transmitter and headset receiver. TRANSMITTER: The microphone and transmitter is housed in a hardwood enclosure and placed in the center of a conference table, desk, or other hard surface. The patented, ultra- sensitive, omni-directional microphone system picks up voice sounds, equalizes the sound level of each speaker's voice, and the transmitter send a signal by way of infrared light to each listener's wireless headset. Microphone muting function is available for private conversations. The infrared transmission will not pass through meeting room walls; multiple systems may be used in adjacent rooms without interference. HEADSET: Each headset has built-in volume control adjustable by the user. Any number of headsets can be used with the transmitter. Clip-on Receivers and neck loops for users with hearing aids are available options. POWER: Both the transmitter and receivers are battery-operated. The transmitter will operate for up to six hours between battery changes. DIMENSIONS: Transmitter is octagonally shaped, measuring 5.5 inches in diameter and 2 7/8 inches high. WEIGHT: Transmitter is 16 ounces, headsets are 1.4 ounces each. FINISH: Transmitter unit is available in oak and walnut finishes.