Multi-Channel FM Tour Guide System

TGS PRO 738

The Multi-Channel FM Tour Guide system TGS PRO 738 is a lightweight, multi-channel system that helps tour participants with hearing difficulties listen directly to the tour guide and control their own volume. This system features the FM R38 receiver, which can easily switch between 17 channels using the build in screen.

No installation required — save time and money. Ensures wireless/effortless communication between guide and participants. Combines superior audio with easy-to-use controls. No installation required–save time and money. This multi-channel FM tour guide is designed to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements.

The TGS PRO 738 comes with a microphone, PPA T46 transmitter and 10 PPA R38 receivers in a carrying case. It does not come with any earphones, headphones or neckloops.

NOTE: This System is approved by the FCC for operation in U.S. markets. The system cannot be used in all countries. Check with your government´s radio regulations for 72-76 MHz operation.

Disclaimer: FCC rules limit use of this equipment to auditory assistance.

 

Receiver Type

Description

The Multi-Channel FM Tour Guide system TGS PRO 738 is a lightweight, multi-channel system that helps tour participants with hearing difficulties listen directly to the tour guide and control their own volume. This system features the FM R38 receiver, which can easily switch between 17 channels using the build in screen.

No installation required — save time and money. Ensures wireless/effortless communication between guide and participants. Combines superior audio with easy-to-use controls. No installation required–save time and money. This multi-channel FM tour guide is designed to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements.

The TGS PRO 738 comes with a microphone, PPA T46 transmitter and 10 PPA R38 receivers in a carrying case. It does not come with any earphones, headphones or neckloops.

NOTE: This System is approved by the FCC for operation in U.S. markets. The system cannot be used in all countries. Check with your government´s radio regulations for 72-76 MHz operation.

Disclaimer: FCC rules limit use of this equipment to auditory assistance.

 

System Includes

(1) PPA T46 Transmitter

(10) PPA R38N Receivers

(1) MIC 100 Rear-Wear Headset Microphone

(11) BAT 001-2 (AA Alkaline Batteries)

(1) CCS 056 S Carry Case

Headphones and earphones sold separately.

Features

  • Featuring the sleek PPA T46 FM body-pack 17-channel transmitter
  • Allows full freedom of movement for tour group
  • Easy set-up, simple operation
  • 17-channel receivers with OLED display
  • Auxiliary input—broadcast any audio source
  • Belt clips included for hands-free operation
  • Lifetime PLUS Limited Warranty (90 days on accessories)

BAT 001-2

Alkaline, 1.5 Volt  

CCS 056 S

Interior Dimensions 13.0” W x 18.0” L x 6.7”H (33 cm W x 46 cm L x 17 cm H)
Exterior Dimensions 15.7” W x 19.7” L x 7.2” H (40 cm W x 50 cm L x 18 cm H)
Lid Inner Depth 1.5” (4 cm)
Bottom Inner Depth 5.2” (13 cm)
Approx. weight (empty) 6.6 lbs (3 kg)
Material Copolymer
Minimum Temperature -40ºF (-40ºC)
Maximum Temperature 160ºF (71.1ºC)
Foam - FMP 057
Dimensions 18.25" x 12.5" x 3"
 

MIC 100

Element Electret-Condenser
Phantom Powered No
Pick-Up Pattern Uni-directional
Frequency Response 50 Hz – 16 kHz
Sensitivity -70 dB ± 3 dB
Impedance 600 W
Plug 3.5 mm mono, right-angle
Cord Length 39”
Color Black
Weight 0.35 lbs
Replacement Windscreen WND 009
Approvals RoHS
Warranty 90 days
 

PPA R38N architectural and engineering specifications

The receiver shall be encased in black, PC/ABS impact-resistant plastic with a hinged battery door. The receiver shall be a body-pack style and include a detachable belt-clip for hands-free operation. The receiver shall have a 3.5mm stereo jack to accommodate stereo or mono low impedance earphones, headphones and neckloops. The receiver shall have a power button that is backlit indicating power is on. The receiver shall receive 17 preset wideband channels between 72-76MHz. Channel selection shall be made in the menu. The receiver shall have channel-lock capability. The receiver shall have a slide switch inside the battery compartment to select disposable Alkaline or NiMH rechargeable battery operation. It shall have charger contacts on the bottom of the receiver for use with Williams Sound drop-in chargers CHG 3512 and CHG 3502. The recevier shall operate up to 50 hours with two disposable AA Alkaline batteries (BAT 001-2) and up to 32 hours with two AA NiMH rechargeable batteries (BAT 026-2). The receiver shall provide a maximum output of 35mW at 16Ω with an earbud type earphone. The systems audio frequency response shall be 200Hz to 15kHz ± 3dB and the signal to noise ratio shall be 65dB min. The receiver sensitivity shall be 2µV or better at 12dB Sinad with squelch defeated. The receiver shall accept up to ±75kHz FM deviation and have a 75 µS de-emphasis time constant. The receiver shall have FCC, Industry Canada approvals and be compliant with RoHS and WEEE regulations. The receiver shall be covered by a Lifetime PLUS Limited Warranty, 90 Days on most accessories. This receiver model shall be the Williams Sound model PPA R38N.

PPA R38N

Dimensions:

4.1" x 2.85" x 1.38" (104 x 72 x 35mm)

Weight:

4.6oz (130g) with batteries. 2.6oz (73g) without batteries

Color:

Black/Silver. Black ABS Plastic case with Aluminum faceplate.

Battery Type:

(2) AA Alkaline or (2) AA NiMH Rechargeable

Battery Life:

(2) AA non-rechargeable alkaline batteries (BAT 001-2), approx. 50 hrs.
(2) AA rechargeable NiMH batteries (BAT 026-2), 1500mAh, approx. 32 hrs.

Current Consumption:

52mA nominal

Operating Temp. Range:

32° – 122°F (0° to 50°C)

Channels:

17 Wideband, accessed via menu

Operating Frequencies:

72.1, 72.2, 72.3, 72.4, 72.5, 72.6, 72.7, 72.8, 72.9, 74.7, 75.3, 75.4, 75.5, 75.6, 75.7, 75.8, 75.9 MHz*

FM Deviation:

75 kHz

De-Emphasis:

75 µS

Display Screen:

1" OLED

Power Indication:

Power button, backlit green. Good battery strength - glows solid. Low battery - flashes.

Sensitivity:

2 µV at 12 dB Sinad with squelch defeated

Input Overload:

100 mV

Frequency Response:

200 Hz – 15 kHz, ±3dB

Modulation:

FM, +/- 75 kHz peak deviation

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Minimum 65 dB @ 1.0V

Receive Antenna:

Integral with earphone/headphone cord

Audio Output:

35 mW max at 16 Ω

Headphone Connector:

3.5 mm stereo jack, mono output for stereo or mono earphones/headphones

Supplied Earphone:

Stereo,earbud-type with foam cushion, 3.5 mm plug, 32 Ω

Power Save Mode:

Enters sleep mode after approximately 3 minutes of no RF signal

Approvals:

FCC, Industry Canada, RoHS, WEEE

Warranty:

Lifetime PLUS Limited Warranty, 90 Days on most accessories.
 

PPA T46 architectural and engineering specifications

  • The transmitter shall be a wide-band body-pack transmitter and shall operate on 17 selectable frequencies between 72MHz and 76MHz. It shall operate for up to 30 hrs with two AA Alkaline batteries and be housed in a black plastic enclosure with an aluminum faceplate. It shall have battery recharge ability utilizing Williams Sound drop-in chargers.
  • The transmitter shall have a 3.5 mm microphone jack and a 2.5 mm auxiliary audio input jack. The microphone cord will serve as the transmitting antenna. The Transmitter shall have three buttons on the front to access channel select, master and aux gain, compression on/off, channel lock and screen adjustments. There shall be an OLED screen on the front of the Transmitter displaying current operating status and menu information.
  • The transmitter shall have the ability to operate in dual channel mode whereby the user can switch between two different transmitting channel presets, each with its own set-up parameters (channel, master volume, aux volume).
  • There shall be a power switch which also serves as a microphone mute control on the top bezel of the transmitter.
  • The transmitter shall have wide band FM modulation at 75 KHz peak with a frequency response of 180 Hz to 13 KHz.
  • The transmitter shall be covered under a limited lifetime parts and labor warranty.
  • The transmitter shall comply with FCC Part 15.
  • This transmitter shall be the Williams Sound model PPA T46.

PPA T46

Dimensions: 4.1” L x 2.8” W x 1.1” D (104 mm x 71 mm x 28 mm)
Weight: 2.6 oz (74 g), no batteries
Color: Black/Silver
Enclosure Material: Shatter-resistant PC/ABS plastic with textured scratch-resistant aluminum faceplate
Battery Type options: Two (2) AA 1.5 V non-rechargeable Alkaline batteries (BAT 001-2), 75 mA nominal current drain, up to 30 hours battery life
Two (2) AA 1.5 V NiMH rechargeable batteries (BAT 026-2), 75 mA nominal current drain, up to 20 hours battery life per charge, recharges in 14–16 hours, uses CHG 3502 or CHG 3512 Charger
Operating Frequencies: Selectable, 17 channels, 72.1 – 75.9 MHz*. Switchable 8 or 17 Channel Mode. (8-channel mode setting corresponds with PPA R35-8 receiver channels)
Stability: ± .005%, frequency synthesized, crystal reference, PLL
Modulation: Wide-band FM, 75 kHz peak, 75 µS pre-emphasis
RF Output: 80 mV/m at 3 m (max. allowed by FCC rules)
Range: 150 ft/45 m
Frequency Response: 180 Hz to 13 kHz, ± 3 dB at 1% max. THD
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB (typical) transmitted
Transmit Antenna: Integral with microphone cord
Microphone: Electret type, 3.5 mm mono plug
External Display: OLED for status and menu information. Status: Ch/Freq, Mic Audio Level, Auxiliary Input Audio Level, Battery Status, Mic Mute, Channel Lock, Dual-Preset mode. Menu: Ch/Freq display mode select, Volume, Aux Input, Compression, 17 or 8-channel mode, screen time out, screen brightness, restore default settings
External Controls: Momentary push button: push and hold 3 seconds for power On/Off, push and release for microphone mute On/Off. “Up”, “Down” and “Menu” buttons for accessing and changing transmitter settings. Battery type switch (Alkaline or NiMH) located behind the battery compartment door
External Indicators: Power LED - Green, flashes when battery is low
Mic Input: 3.5 mm mono jack with electret mic bias, adjustable gain with 25 dB range
Aux Input: 2.5 mm stereo jack, adjustable gain with 60 dB range
Audio Compression: 1:1 (off) or 2:1 (on) selectable in menu
Compatible Receivers: PFM R31, PFM R32, PFM R33, PFM R36, PPA R35, PPA R37, PPA R35-8, PPA R1600,
Approvals/Directives: FCC, Industry Canada, RoHS, WEEE
Warranty: Lifetime PLUS Limited Warranty, 90 Days on most accessories.
The PPA T46 is FCC Part 15 compliant. Effective July 11, 2016, the FCC has mandated tighter emissions limits on auditory assistance transmitters (72-76 MHz) manufactured or imported after this date to help avoid interference with and/or degradation of other airborne signals (All products manufactured prior to July 11, 2016, are compliant). Williams Sound FM transmitters – PPA T46, PPA T27 and PPA T45 (all models) – all have received a Grant of Certification from the FCC and are fully compliant/approved under this new mandate.  

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