Overview

The R12 ListenPoint Room Module (RM) provides DSP customized audio processing, speaker amplification and extensive connection to external devices permitting system designers to optimize the learning sound environment. It mounts in the ceiling of the classroom and provides a single point of connection to: C2 or C6 control units via a single Cat-5e cable; four speakers; two expansion sensors; school paging system; integrated assistive listening transmitter; and external devices. The single Cat-5e cable significantly reduces cable clutter. The system can be integrated and controlled by external audio-visual equipment through the Listen Bus that offers RS-485 or RS-232 bidirectional control. The R12 has extensive DSP equalization that enables precise audio customization resulting in the best possible sound quality. The paintable surface (except the sensor lens) snaps into a supplied mounting platform and has a cable cover that hides the cables.

Includes

One (1) LPT-R12 ListenPoint Powered Room Module (2 M1 Max/ 60 Watts)
One (1) LPT-A102 Mounting Platform
Mounting Hardware
   Four (4) #6 Long Screws
   Four (4) #6 Short Screws
   Four (4) #8 Long Screws
   Four (4) #8 Wall Anchors
Euro Connectors LPT-A108
   Six (6) 2-pin
   One (1) 3-pin
One (1) Quick Reference Card

Highlights

  • Reduced cable clutter with single point of connection for speakers, expansion sensors, paging, integrated assistive listening transmitter and external devices
  • External audio-visual product integration through RS-485 and RS-232 bidirectional control
  • Precision audio customization with advanced Quickfilter provides 512 points of equalization for precise tuning of pre loaded speaker models and seven band DSP based equalizer – two tone controls and five fully parametric filters 
  • Includes mounting platform for wallboard and drop ceilings and can be mounted directly to electrical boxes
  • Paintable surface (except the sensor lens) allows for customization to room aesthetic and cable cover neatly conceals cabling
  • Speaker audio can be ducked (reduced in level) by external paging and/or the microphone can duck aux inputs
  • Option of up two (2) expansion sensors to provide additional room coverage
  • Direct connection to external paging
Configurations & Architectural Specs

Architectural Specs

The room module shall connect to a control unit using a standard Cat-5e cable and shall provide bi-directional communication with infrared M1 microphones by means of an emitter-sensor built in to the room module. The room module shall accept up to two (2) microphones simultaneously and the microphones must be capable of auto-registering. The room module shall be capable of driving four independent speaker zones with a total power of 60 watts (RMS) at four ohms impedance. The room module shall provide high-resolution equalization for popular ceiling speaker models and provide a seven-band equalizer, consisting of two tone controls and five bands of fully parametric equalization for room equalization. The room module shall provide 512 points of speaker equalization specific to certain speaker brands and five-bands/two tone control room equalization. The room module shall have the capability of an integrated assistive listening transmitter. The room module shall be capable of adding two (2) additional IR sensors. The unit shall have a bidirectional RS-485 communications port that allows the system to communicate from and to other audio-visual products and control systems. The room module shall accept an external paging input that shall reduce the speaker level when paging audio is present. A general-purpose interface shall provide an isolated input and a SPDT relay out that shall accept and deliver controls to external equipment. The room module shall snap into a mounting platform that can be mounted to wallboard and ceiling tile and shall have a cable cover. The room module (except for the IR lens) shall be paintable. The LPT-R12 Room Module is specified.

CAD file(s)

Product Specifications
SpecificationLPT-R12

Audio

Input to Output Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz, +/- 2 dB, < 0.1% THD, > 75 dB SNR
Microphone to Output Frequency Response200 Hz to 15 kHz, +/- 2 dB, < 2.0% THD, > 75 dB SNR
Infrared Emitter38 kHz subcarrier
Infrared Sensor2.3 MHz, 2.8 MHz
Speaker OutputFour (4) amplifier channels w/ 2-pin euro connectors, each 4 Ohms @ 15 watts (60 watts total)
Paging InputOne (1) 2-pin Euro Connector, 8 ohm, 25 V, 70 V and 100 V - internally selectable
6 - 12 VDC InputOne (1) 2-pin Euro Connector, 600 Ohms
Relay OutputOne (1) 3-pin Euro Connector, Latching or Pulse Relay - Programmed via software
Speaker EQQuickfilter®, 512 points of equalization by speaker model
Room EQSeven (7) band parametric, Two (2) tone controls
External Infrared SensorTwo (2) phono connectors provided
Cable Cover MountingMounts to mounting platform.

Controls

Rear PanelFour (4) 2-pin euro connectors, two Cat-5e w/ LED indicator connectors, two (2) phono connectors,

Power

Supplied via Control Unit19 VDC, 60 Watts via Cat-5e cable

Physical

Width8.5 in. (20.4 cm)
Height2.5 in. (6.3 cm)
Depth9.8 in. (24.9 cm)
Shipping Weight3.0 lbs. (1.4 kg)
Weight1.75 lbs. (.8 kg)
Room Module MountingMounting platform provided, mounts to most electrical boxes.

Compliance

Power Supply ComplianceUL, CE, ROHS, FCC, Industry Canada
Room ModuleCE, ROHS, FCC, Industry Canada
FAQ
QHow many M1s can be used with the LPT-R12?
ATwo (2) M1s can be use at one time.
QHow many speakers can the LPT-R12 power?
AIt can power up to eight (8) 8 ohm speakers running in parallel.
QCan the RM be controlled by an AMX or Crestron system?
AYes. The third party control system can send commands and receive responses through a RS485 interface on the back of the RM. The commands are in a ascii text format.
QCan I interface to an existing paging system?
AIf your facility has a 70 volt (or 25 volt or 8 ohm) paging system, you can feed that signal into the “Paging Input” on the RM. The RM can pass the page through to your ListenPoint™ speakers, and/or duck the audio from the ListenPoint™ system. The ListenPoint™ system does not have a 70 volt output. The four power amplifiers are designed to drive either 8 or 4 ohm loads. You may however use either a non-powered RM or take the Line Output from the CU and drive a 70 volt power amplifier
QDo additional sensors need the additional power supply in the RM?
ANo, all sensors are powered from the RM and its power supply.
QWhat are the mounting options that are included with the RM?
ACeiling Mount (Ceiling Box, Wall board or Drop Ceiling), Wall Mount (Wall Box or Wall Board)
QWhat is the warranty of the ListenPoint products?
AThe ListenPointâ„¢ product has a 5 year warranty on core product that covers all manufacturing defects. Batteries have a one (1) year. Also, all accessories have a 90 day warranty.
QWhat is the maximum length of Cat-5e cable between CU and RM?
AMaximum length for full power is 75 ft. (23 m)
QHow much does the RM weigh?
AThe RM weigh’s 1.75 lbs. (.8 kg)
QDoes the system have Muting or Ducking function during Paging?
AYes, there are four levels of ducking Low, Medium, High, and off. Low is 6 db, Med is 12 db, and high is 18 db.
QHow large of an area can systems cover?
AThe RM with its onboard sensor emitter can accommodate a 30’ x 30’ (9 m by 9 m) room. For larger rooms you will need to add up to two additional remote IR sensors.
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