Algo Paging Adapter and Speakers

Description

Masergy is proud to partner with Algo to provide a seamless paging interface and provides a wide range of SIP paging devices. The Algo 8301 Paging Adapter is a Power over Ethernet (PoE) IP paging adapter for integrating legacy analog voice paging systems into a cloud UC environment as a SIP endpoint. The Algo 8301 Paging Adapter and speakers are cost effective and scalable from a single speaker to an organization- wide paging solution for your business.

The Algo 8301 Paging Adapter also functions as a scheduler for automated bells, tones, announcements and music. Common application environments including a school, hospital, retail store, factory, airport, bus terminal, and train terminal.

The Algo 8301 Paging Adapter eliminates the need for an ATA or FXS port. Features include G.722 wideband support with isolated and balanced line output for optimum clarity and intelligibility without hum or noise. To the network side, the Algo 8301 Paging Adapter is a SIP endpoint for easy integration with an IP telephone system. It is configured using the intuitive web interface for provisioning capabilities.

The following Algo SIP Paging Products that Masergy will support are:

Algo 8301 – Paging Adaptor
Provides a balanced and isolated audio output for integrating traditional paging amplifiers into a hosted IP environment. Wideband G.722 codec support and defined audio output levels ensure optimum speech quality and consistent paging levels. The paging adapter supports both SIP and multicast.

Benefits

  • Superb audio clarity and intelligibility – no hum or noise
  • Network managed and supervised SIP and multicast endpoint
  • PoE (802.3af) for plug and play network connectivity
  • Eliminates narrowband FXS port or ATA
  • Multicasting capability to include Algo IP speakers and strobes
  • Easy and intuitive web interface to configure scheduled announcements, tones, bells, music, etc.
  • Synchronization of scheduler and IP clocks using NTP server
  • Linux appliance; no dependency on software or PC for bell scheduling

Algo 8188 – SIP Ceiling Speaker
Is SIP compliant PoE speaker for high intelligibility voice paging, notification, and background music. One SIP extension activates a tone or plays an audio file from a ring event, and one SIP extension auto-answers for paging. Ceiling Speakers supports multicasts receive or transmit capability which makes the 8188 easily scalable and includes an integrated microphone and G.722 wideband support.

Benefits

  • Superb audio clarity and intelligibility
  • Network managed and supervised SIP and multicast endpoint
  • PoE (802.3af) for plug and play network connectivity – no additional amplifier is required
  • Eliminates narrowband FXS port or ATA
  • Multicast to scale from one to many speakers
  • Multifunctional speaker for voice paging, playing music, emergency notification alerting and bell scheduling applications
  • Compatible with all varieties of Algo speakers, paging adapters and strobes for more comprehensive alerting solution requirements
  • Excellent capability for playing background music

Algo 8186 – SIP Horn Speaker
Is a weatherproof SIP compliant PoE horn speaker for loud ringing, notification, and voice paging in large spaces or outdoors. One SIP extension activates a tone or plays an audio file from a ring event, and one SIP extension auto-answers for paging. The Horn Speakers supports multicasts receive or transmit capability makes the 8186 easily scalable and includes an integrated microphone and G.722 wideband support.

Benefits

  • Superb audio clarity and intelligibility
  • Network managed and supervised SIP and multicast endpoint
  • PoE (802.3af) for plug and play network connectivity – no additional amplifier needed
  • Eliminates narrowband FXS port or ATA
  • Multicast to scale from one to many speakers
  • Multifunctional speaker for voice paging, loud ringing, emergency notification alerting and bell scheduling applications
  • Compatible with all varieties of Algo speakers, paging adapters and strobes for more comprehensive alerting solution requirements
  • Suitable for outdoor and wet environments when properly installed with included mounting gaskets
  • Three axis rotation for widest range of vertical and horizontal adjustments – wall or ceiling mount

Configuration

All configuration and support is provided by Masergy, however, installation of the paging speakers are not available from Masergy and can be done by either a 3rd party installer or by the customer. For more information, please contact Masergy Support by dialing 611 from your Polycom telephone or emailing ucsupport@masergy.com for more details.

Note: The Algo 8301 Paging Adapter group paging service may affect your bandwidth because they utilize multicast which can result in a broadcast storm across your business’ LAN.

Algo Paging Adapter User Guide

Algo Paging Adapter Product Sheet

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