Redcat ®

All-in-one instructional audio system with a flat-panel speaker design and wireless teacher microphone to deliver higher intelligible speech everywhere in the room.

MSRP $1,562.00

Not sold online. For more information on this product, please contact us via our website or call 800.732.8999.

Clear audio for all, no installation

Redcat's all-in-one design makes it the simplest way to bring clear audio to any class. Ready to go right out of the box, Redcat delivers even distribution of sound and high speech intelligibility throughout the classroom to ensure the teacher's voice is clearly heard by all students.

Redcat in the classroom

  1. Wearing the Flexmike, the teacher talks in her natural voice
  2. Redcat sets on a table or shelf, producing even distribution of sound throughout the room
  3. Connect to classroom multimedia for wireless transmission of audio to the Redcat
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  4. Add Sharemike or Pods for student participation and small group instruction
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Simple, portable, purpose-built for learning

Redcat Tabletop

Ready out of the box,
no installation required

Plug it in and begin speaking. No need for costly installation, Redcat maximizes your investment in instruction.

 

Flat-panel speaker excels in speech intelligibility

Exciter technology fills the room with the teacher's natural voice, enabling students to hear every word.

Portable and flexible

Redcat can easily be moved around to any instructional space, with optional battery it can even be used for outdoor learning.

Access technology makes the difference

Powered by Access Technology

Superior wireless
performance

Longer wireless range, no interference, no impact to wi-fi, and scalable to your evolving technology and instruction.

Flat-panel speaker technology

Point-to-pair: easy and versatile

Simply point the microphone at Redcat to pair, allowing for greater teacher mobility between rooms and simplicity of adding components.

Wireless Integration

2-way audio for distance learning

Interface with computer USB to connect students at home with the teacher and students in the live classroom.

Empower student participation and collaboration

Activate System for small group learning

As new instructional methods change the ways students use the classroom, audio systems need the flexibility to interact with the entire class, small groups, individuals, and even students in the hallway.

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T3 student microphones

Students simply tap the button to talk. They can be clearly heard in the room through the classroom speaker and by their peers in remote locations when integrated with the teacher computer or interactive display.

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SKU: RCN
$1,198.00 MSRP

Redcat speaker amplifier with power supply.

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Redcat Base Station

Short Description All-in-one classroom audio system with integrated receiver, amplifier, and speaker
Power Output 15W
Total Harmonic Distortion <1%, 10 W
Wireless Range Up to 200 ft (60m) open field
Audio Input with Volume Control [1] 3.5mm
ALD Output with Volume Control [1] 3.5mm
Integrated Speaker Exciter Technology, Flat-panel Speaker, 1" high output speaker, flatpanel
Speaker load impedance 8 Ω
Controls (1) power button; (1) audio input volume control; (1) audio output volume control; (1) tone control
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) 16" x 9" x 1.75" (40.64 x 22.86 x 4.45 cm)
Weight 2.9 lbs (1.3 kg), with battery pack 3.6 lbs (1.6 kg)
Mounting Table top or wall-mount
SKU: FMN
$313.00 MSRP

Flexmike is designed for the teacher: easy to operate and comfortable to wear.

Flexmike

Description Pendant-style transceiver
Lanyard Magnetic clasp with integrated earbud
Wireless Communication Access Technology (1.9 GHz)
Audio Distortion <1%
Integrated Microphone Uni-directional electret
Earbud Output 3.5mm
Audio Input USB-C 2-way digital audio interface
Battery Power 3.7V Lithium polymer battery pack
Battery Life 8 hours (fully charged)
Charging 2 contacts for cradle charging
USB Connection Type C for charging and audio
Power On/off switch
Dimensions 2.9” x 1.1” x 0.7” (74 x 28 x 18mm)
Weight 1.2 oz (34g)
Volume Control Range +/- 6 dB
SKU: SMN
$344.00 MSRP

Sharemike is designed for student pass-around use so that all students can clearly be heard in the classroom.

Sharemike

Description Handheld transceiver
Lanyard None
Wireless Communication Access Technology (1.9 GHz)
Audio Distortion <1%
Integrated Microphone Uni-directional electret
Audio Input USB-C 2-way digital audio interface
Battery Power 3.7V Lithium polymer battery pack
Battery Life 8 hours (fully charged)
Charging 2 contacts for cradle charging
Power On/off button
Dimensions 6.0” x 1.1” x 1.1” (153 x 28 x 28mm)
Weight 2.6 oz (73g)
SKU: MCN
$313.00 MSRP

Integrate all classroom multimedia audio sources. Computers, panels, mobile devices, and more can be connected to the compact Media Connector which wirelessly transmits the signal to a Lightspeed audio system.

Media Connector

Short Description Transceiver
Acoustic Frequency Response Digital Audio Interface: USB-C 2-way digital audio interface
Connections 1 LED on front panel
ALD Output with Volume Control 3.5mm stereo (x2) mixed with volume control
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) 7.75” x 4.25 x 1.25”(197 x 108 x 32mm)
Weight 7.36 oz (209g)
Mounting Table top
SKU: ACN
$831.00 MSRP

Activate Station with Bluetooth.

Activate Base Station

Short Description Device charging station with wireless audio and Bluetooth connectivity.
Total Harmonic Distortion <1%
Acoustic Frequency Response 80 Hz to 7 kHz +/- 3 dB
Wireless Communication Access Technology (1.9 GHz + RF4CE), Bluetooth audio (2 channels), Bluetooth LE (2 channels)
Mobile App Functionality

Bluetooth interface with companion mobile application with the following functionality:

1. Control and connect to small group 2-way audio Pods 
2. Adjust system audio levels and tone control 
3. Mobile device audio streaming from audio books, podcasts, music, etc. 
4. Audio/video recording synched with microphone and Pod audio 
5. Enable advanced system features

Wireless Range Up to 200 ft. (60m) from base system, up to 100 ft. (30m) from mobile device
Device Registration (2) push buttons for Bluetooth device pairing, (1) push button for Access device registration
Audio Input with Volume Control (4) 3.5mm stereo jacks with volume control
ALD Output with Volume Control (2) 3.5mm jacks with volume control
Cradle Charging (2) Flexmikes, (8) Pods
USB Charging Ports (2) 5V/0.3A charging for Pods, Sharemikes or remotes; (2) 5V/1.0A charging for mobile devices or Pods
Controls Audio input, audio output, and Tone control with 10-segment level indicator
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) 13.3' x 5.9" x 1.9" (340 x 150 x 52mm)
Weight 1.85 lbs (0.8kg)
SKU: POD
$250.00 MSRP

Student group speaker with a rechargeable battery. The Pods must accompany an Activate Station and a whole-room instructional audio system built on our Access Platform.

Pod

Short Description 2-way audio Pod with integrated speaker and microphones
Power Output 1 Watt per Pod speaker
Wireless Range Up to 200 ft. (60m) from Access base system, up to 100 ft. (30m) with walls
Device Registration Push button and LED for registration with Access base system
Charging 2 contacts for cradle charging + 5V/0.3A micro-USB
Integrated Speaker Exciter Technology, Flat-panel Speaker, 1" high output speaker, flatpanel
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.1" x 5.2" x 1.1" (54 x 132 x 28mm)
Weight 6.4 oz. (181g)
Integrated microphones (2) omni-directional electret with noise rejection
Headphone output 3.5mm

Activate Base Station

SKU: ACN
$831.00 MSRP

Activate Station with Bluetooth.

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Sharemike

SKU: SMN
$344.00 MSRP

Sharemike is designed for student pass-around use so that all students can clearly be heard in the classroom.

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Flexmike

SKU: FMN
$313.00 MSRP

Flexmike is designed for the teacher: easy to operate and comfortable to wear.

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Media Connector

SKU: MCN
$313.00 MSRP

Integrate all classroom multimedia audio sources. Computers, panels, mobile devices, and more can be connected to the compact Media Connector which wirelessly transmits the signal to a Lightspeed audio system.

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Pod

SKU: POD
$250.00 MSRP

Student group speaker with a rechargeable battery. The Pods must accompany an Activate Station and a whole-room instructional audio system built on our Access Platform.

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Redcat Access Rechargeable Battery

SKU: L14V
$188.00 MSRP

Optional lithium ion rechargeable battery for Redcat Access Systems purchased after June 1, 2016.

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Redcat Carry Case

SKU: SCRC
$125.00 MSRP

Redcat and Redcat Access classroom audio systems carry case.  Solid construction with internal padding will keep your components organized and safe.

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Earset Microphone

SKU: EMA
$106.00 MSRP

Earset microphone for Flexmike. Includes windscreen and clip.

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Lapel Microphone

SKU: LMA
$106.00 MSRP

Lapel microphone with windscreen and clip for Flexmike.

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Microphone Cradle Charger

SKU: FSC
$69.00 MSRP

Microphone cradle charger for Flexmike (FMN) and Sharemike (SMN) with power supply.

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24V 1.75A Power Supply

SKU: 24V-1.75-NA
$37.00 MSRP

This UL listed power supply is used with Redcat Access, Activate Station and compatible with older 1st and 2nd generations of IR Redcat.

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Redcat Wall Bracket

SKU: RCWB
$31.00 MSRP

Redcat wall bracket. Redcat not included.

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5V 1A Power Supply

SKU: 5V-1.0-NA
$25.00 MSRP

Compatible power supply for use with the Flexmike Cradle Charger, USB3DC Power Adapter, Redmike Cradle Charger, and the Infrared Media Connector.

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USB type C cable

SKU: USBC
$18.00 MSRP

USB-A to USB-C cable for microphones and Media Connector.

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3.5mm Stereo Audio Cable

SKU: MSC3535
$13.00 MSRP

3.5mm stereo audio cable.

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Flexmike Lanyard

SKU: FL
$13.00 MSRP

Flexmike adjustable lanyard.

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