ListenWIFI 2 Channel Wi-Fi Audio Server (Dante) (COMING SOON)

Item:LW-160-02-D

The ListenWIFI Audio Server LW-160-02-D is capable of broadcasting 2 channels of Dante® audio to audiences of up to 500 users. Connect to your existing Wi-Fi network and stream real-time audio directly to your guests’ personal smartphones via our free ListenWIFI mobile app. Additionally, it can transmit audio directly to dedicated LWR-1050 Wi-Fi Audio Receivers within the venue. Whether you’re ensuring assistive listening compliance or addressing challenging audio environments, rest assured that your guests will receive crystal-clear messages with the use of ListenWIFI.

ListenWIFI servers are scalable and flexible. Additional ListenWIFI servers can seamlessly join the network, enabling higher channel counts and accommodating more users. ListenWIFI servers also support an automated channel selection where listeners are automatically connected to the appropriate audio channel based on their location. Simply integrate LA-490 beacons with the ListenWIFI server.

The ListenWIFI Windows® software provides a user-friendly interface for configuring and overseeing your ListenWIFI servers as well as other ListenWIFI products within your venue. These include servers, mobile apps, receivers, and beacons. With this powerful tool, you can customize mobile apps to align with your venue’s branding. Tailor welcome messages, incorporate sliding banners, display channel names and images, promote special offers, and share essential documents—all seamlessly integrated through the ListenWIFI Manager software.

From classrooms to houses of worship, theatres and more, the ListenWIFI Audio Server stands as an exceptional choice for assistive listening. Experience superior audio quality and industry-leading low latency audio at your venue with ListenWIFI.

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Includes

  • One (1) LW-160-02-D ListenWIFI 2 Channel Wi-Fi Audio Server (Dante)
  • One (1) Power Supply
  • Two (2) 1.83M (6 ft.) CAT6 Cable
  • One (1) Quick Start Guide

Highlights

  • Global ALS solution – worldwide compliance (with receivers and neck loops)
  • Flexible listening options – Dedicated receivers or guests’ own smartphone
  • Uses existing wireless network (Wi-Fi) – provides broad venue-wide coverage
  • Scalable solution– seamlessly add more servers for additional channels/users
  • Up to 500 users – scalable with more servers
  • 2 channels per server – scalable with more servers
  • Dante® audio inputs -simple audio routing and management via Dante Controller®
  • Superior audio performance – Industry-leading latency
  • Network flexibility – supports small networks to large enterprises
  • Supports triggered audio – using LA-490 Beacons
  • QR code channel access – mobile apps scan QR codes for channel selection
  • Public Address override – venue wide broadcasts for public announcements
  • LW Manager software – Complete setup and management system (Windows®)

Specs

+Physical

Dimensions -H x W x D45mm x 170mm x 117m
Unit Weight.59 kg (1.3 lbs)
Shipping Weight1.6 kg (3.6 lbs)
Rack Space1RU 19" rack (requires LW-327 rack mount kit)
Enclosure materialPowder Coated Stainless Steel
ColorDark Grey
Power Button w/LEDChrome-plated steel with built in LED

+Audio

Audio Output MethodRJ-45 Ethernet Port
Frequency Response (system)20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 1dB (at nominal level)
Distortion (system)< 1% Total Harmonic Distortion (at nominal level)
Signal to Noise Ratio (system)> 74 dB (at nominal level)
Dynamic Range (system)86 dB (at maximum level)
Latency (system)40-60 mS, dependent on network, traffic, QOS, and listening device

+Interconnections

Dante Audio InputRJ-45 input supports Dante Audio over IP, Sampling rate 48 kHz, bit depth 24, Maximum 100m (328') CAT5/6 cable length
*Stereo operation requires the use of both inputs
EthernetRJ-45 supports 10/100/1000 Mbps speed. Green LED flashes at 100 Mbps, Yellow LED flashes at 1000 Mbps. Maximum 100m (328') CAT5/6 cable length
USBType A 2.0 (female) - supports reset to defaults USB drive

+Communications

IP AddressDHCP, Static, Reserved
PrioritizationQoS/ToS
Users500 per server - Multiple servers may be used to increase the number of users.
Max Channels2 mono (1 stereo) - Multiple servers may be used to increase the number of channels.
WAP Support802.11n or better with WMM (Wireless Multi-Media) enabled
Bandwidth (audio)125 kbps per listening device
Bit depth16 bits
Sampling Rate48 kHz
Transport ProtocolsUnicast RTP, UDP, HTTPS
Discovery ProtocolsmDNS, DNS-SD, DNS
SecurityTLS 1.2 (AES 128 bit)
USB2.0
Latency (system)40-60 mS, dependent on network, traffic, QOS, and listening device
Supported Listening DevicesiOS and Android personal smartphones supported with the ListenWIFI mobile app installed. Free download from the Google Play and Apple App stores.
LWR-1050 Wi-Fi Audio Receivers - for dedicated applications, for compliance, for use as backup devices, for accessibility requirements, etc.

+Controls and Indicators

User ControlsPower Button
Power Button LEDFlashing blue - server is booting up establishing network connection; Solid blue - server is fully booted with valid network connection ; Rapid flash blue - server firmware is being updated or reset to defaults
Setup/ProgrammingFree software available for on-premise central management of all Wi-Fi audio servers on the network. The ListenWIFI Manager software provides central management of the entire ListenWiFI system, including Servers, Beacons, Receivers, and Mobile Apps. Software also facilitates checkout / check-in of receivers, as well as mobile app customizations to support venue branding.

+Power Supply

Connector5 VDC Barrel (center positive)
Input Voltage100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
Output Voltage5 VDC
Current6.0 A
Power30 W
Configurations01 = North America Plug Type B; 02 = United Kingdom Plug Type G; 03 = European Union Plug Type F; 04 = Australia, Plug Type I

+Environmental

Temperature - Operation-10 ºC (14 ºF) to +40 ºC (104 ºF)
Temperature - Storage-20 ºC (-4 ºF) to +50 ºC (122 ºF)
Relative Humidity0 to 95% relative humidity, non condensing

+Compliance

Regulatory StandardsUL, FCC, CE, ROHS, UKCA

+Warranty

Server Warranty2 years
*Specifications are subject to change without notice

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