We are proud to announce the launch of the V14, the latest in our V-Series range of large area hearing loop drivers.
The V14 has twice the power of the V7, enabling it to drive hearing loops of up to 300 metres in length. This makes it ideal for venues such as meeting rooms, lecture theatres and waiting rooms.
It has a Class-D amplifier output stage and an audio subsystem built around an advanced DSP core. Combined with a powerful CPU to ensure peak performance, the V14 uses cutting edge technology proven in the pro audio world to achieve life-like speech and first-class music reproduction.
Our Head of New Business Development at Contacta, Ran Meyrev, said;
“Our customers told us they wanted a driver powerful enough to suit larger venues and we have responded to that.
“We design with the installer in mind so we’ve maintained the simplicity seen in the previous models which make them so easy to use – the scroll wheel for adjusting the loop parameters and Euroblock connectors that make installation effortless.”
It is also designed to minimise power consumption and continually self-tests. It has integrated protection circuits with temperature, voltage, short circuit and DC detection.
Key features of the V14:
- DSP controlled automatic gain control and high frequency compensation for metal loss
- Class-D amplifier output stage capable of delivering 5ARMS @ >14VRMS
- Ultra-efficient power utilisation
- True constant current output stage
- Simple user interface
- Backlit LCD display
- Continuous self-testing
- Integrated protection circuits with temperature, voltage, short circuit and DC detection
- Compact half-width 1U chassis (compatible 6U Rack Cabinet available upon request)
For more details get in touch on +441732 223900 or email email@example.com.
We are thrilled to launch the first two hearing loop drivers in our new V-Series range on Monday 2nd October 2017. These powerful drivers give you unparalleled performance for an affordable price and are created to be even easier to install and use than their predecessors.
Manufactured in the UK, our new drivers are designed to produce supreme sound quality, with Automatic Gain Control and superior phasing performance. The constant current drivers employ Class D technology and Digital Signal Processing together, making the drivers extremely efficient. Unlike many conventional drivers, these do not require fan cooling and have compact heat-sinks, resulting in quieter, lighter, and easier to maintain products.
Simplicity is key for us at Contacta. Our drivers are created with the installer and the user in mind, so every decision made in the design process ensures that the product works soundly for everyone. The new user interface, featuring a simple dial, makes adjusting the loop parameters effortless, while Euroblock connectors enable swift and straight-forward installation. The V12a is our first dual output driver to be introduced into the product range, simplifying purchasing and installing phased hearing loop solutions.
Our V-Series will include several new drivers with a large array of voltage capabilities, and both single and dual output drivers. The ultra-efficient driver range provides you the variety you need to create a loop for any room. The first to launch are the V7 and V12a models. The V7 is a compact 7.5 volt, 5 amp driver, while the V12a features 5 amps, 12 volts and a dual output for phased array loop configurations. These compact and attractive drivers transform the listening experience for hearing aid wearers at any small to medium-sized venue, offering superior quality sound reproduction across both speech and music.
Key features of the V7 and V12a drivers:
- Use the latest DSP and Class-D technology
- Contain intelligent self-diagnostics
- True constant current drivers
- Compact and powerful
- Modern and space-saving design
- Flexible and suitable for a wide range of situations
- Low heat emissions
- Simple user interface
- Easy to install
- Rack mountable or freestanding
- Fully and independently certified to be CE, FCC and ICES compliant
Get in touch for more details or to find out who your local international dealer is, 01732 223900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contacta is excited to announce that our refuelling assistance product, Pinpoint, will change its name to MyHailo on 1st June 2017. The brand new website will also launch on 1st June, including a news service to allow users to receive updates on new service locations.
MyHailo enables users to subtly and easily hail for help from petrol station staff when at the pump. Contacta has received truly fantastic feedback about the product from users showing that it is really life changing for some. “I have been blown away by the system, I would recommend it wholeheartedly – now I have it, I wouldn’t want to be without it”, said one of our customers.
The main advantage of MyHailo is its simplicity. There’s nothing users have to do before arriving at the petrol station. All you need to do is pull up to the pump, and press the button on your MyHailo fob to alert filling station staff that you need assistance. This will prompt the beacon to flash red. The red flashing indicates that your key fob is working and that an alert has been made to let staff know you are waiting. When your hail has been acknowledged by a staff member the beacon will turn green. Someone will shortly be on their way to help you refuel, without the need for you to leave your vehicle.
There will be considerable investment in the product over the next few months to grow the system’s availability further across their Zone of petrol stations in the UK.
The Pinpoint signage and labels will be replaced at all locations over the next 12 months. Existing key fobs will still work with all systems and we will be providing new MyHailo window stickers for all registered Pinpoint key fob holders. Call 01732 22300 or email email@example.com to claim your new MyHailo sticker.
Contacta will be launching MyHailo at the Mobility Roadshow 1st – 3rd June 2017 so be sure to visit our stand, J7, and get your discounted key fob.
We are excited to announce the first two hearing loop drivers in our new V Series which we will be displaying at ISE this year. These powerful drivers, due for release in July 2017, give you unparalleled performance for an affordable price and are created to be even easier to install and use.
Manufactured in the UK, our new drivers are designed to produce supreme sound quality, with Automatic Gain Control and superior phasing performance. The constant current drivers employ Class D technology and Digital Signal Processing together, making the drivers extremely efficient. Unlike many conventional drivers, these do not require fan cooling and have exceptionally compact heat-sinks, resulting in quieter, lighter, and easier to maintain products.
Simplicity is key for us at Contacta. Our drivers are created with the installer and the user in mind, so every decision made in the design process ensures that the product works soundly for everyone. The new user interface, featuring a straight-forward scroll wheel, makes adjusting the loop parameters effortless, while Euroblock connectors enable swift installation. The V12a is our first dual output driver to be introduced into the range, simplifying purchasing and installing phased hearing loop solutions.
Our V Series will include 5 new drivers. With an array of voltage capabilities, reaching an unparalleled 44v and both single and dual output drivers within the range, the ultra-efficient V Series provides you the variety you need to create a loop for any space. The first to launch, with product concepts at ISE 2017, are the V7 and V12a models. The V7 is a compact 7.5 volt, 5 amp driver, while the V12a features 5 amps , 12 volts RMS and a dual output for phased array loop configurations.
If you’re going to be at ISE be sure to visit us at Stand 7-T126 or contact us to find out more.
Founded in 1997, Tau is one of the leading distributors of quality audio products in the Netherlands. It has almost 20 years’ experience installing and distributing hearing loops throughout the region. Tau Audio has an extensive range of AV products from recognised brands in which Contacta is excited to be included.
Tau Audio’s goal is to make the lives of their AV integrators easier by assisting them with designing and commissioning systems.
Tau Audio Solutions have exclusive rights to distribute British built technology from Contacta’s talented in-house design team, to contractors and dealers across the Netherlands. They will be circulating the full range of large area loop products, one-to-one loop systems and loop accessories. Tau are also adding Contacta’s speech transfer systems as a new product range within their repertoire.
Ron Vossen, Managing Director of Tau, released the following statement;
“We are looking forward to working with Contacta and introducing their range of UK-made products into the Netherlands. Their superior in-house design capability and hearing loop expertise make them an excellent fit for us.”
Simon Thomas, Managing Director of Contacta Systems Ltd added;
“We are delighted to be working with Tau Audio Solutions to distribute our products throughout the Netherlands. This is an exciting opportunity for our brand to expand into this region.
With one of the largest Audio Visual exhibitions in the world held at the RAI in Amsterdam every year, the BeNeLux AV market is competitive. The Tau Audio team have demonstrated their wealth of knowledge and experience within this market. Our combined induction loop designing, specification and installation skills acquired over the last few decades will undoubtedly produce great results in this territory.”
Contacta are delighted to announce their new exclusive distributor for Australia and New Zealand; Amber Technology.
Amber Technology is one of Australia’s largest and most respected distributors of high technology equipment solutions to a diverse audience that includes commercial installation providers, professional broadcast, film, recording, live production and entertainment markets. With offices and representatives in all major cities, Contacta is delighted to work with Amber Technology in supplying a range of hearing loop and speech transfer systems including the powerful and dynamic HLD7 hearing loop driver.
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