Topcat Access

All-in-one ceiling-mount classroom audio system with integrated hybrid speaker system.

MSRP $1,607.00

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Easy-to-Install Audio for Voice and Media

Teachers love Topcat because it delivers both multimedia audio and their instruction to every corner of the room without shouting at the top of their lungs. The IT team likes the easy, wireless ceiling installation and lack of interference with all the other technology in the building.

 

Topcat Access Teacher

ACCESS

Teachers speak into the microphone, Topcat delivers crystal clear audio to the whole room.

Topcat Access Integrate

INTEGRATION

Connect all multimedia audio into the Activate Station or the Media Connector to send all audio up to the Topcat wirelessly.

Topcat Access Scalability

SCALABILITY

Add Pods to activate collaborative learning, allowing teachers to interact with small groups.

Topcat: Wireless Classroom Audio in the Ceiling

Clear and powerful audio.
Simple installation.
Wireless media integration.

Ceiling systems that rely on traditional audio technologies don't provide this.

Topcat Access Classroom Audio System

Powered by Access Technology

Powered by Access Technology

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

Flat-panel speaker technology

Special speakers just for
voice and multimedia

Topcat’s hybrid speaker design combines flat-panel technology for speech clarity throughout the room with a cone speaker for full-range multimedia sound.

Wireless Integration

Forget about the
cables...it's wireless

Topcat disappears in the ceiling with wireless connectvity to multimedia and without the need for speaker cabling.

Teachers' Voices Fall Victim to Physics

Listening is the primary channel for learning and teachers work hard to communicate in the classroom. But physical factors such as distance and noise prevent students from hearing the full message, often missing critical components required for learning and understanding.

Clasroom Ambient Noise

AMBIENT NOISE

Distance in the classroom

DISTANCE

Teacher voice strain

VOICE STRAIN

Classroom hearing loss

HEARING LOSS

Remove the Barriers to Listening

The benefits are clear: Classroom audio delivers clear audio across the whole room to provide all students equal access to instruction. Learn more

43%
Reduction
in off-task
behavior
72%
Reduction
in teacher
redirections

Add an Activate System for Small Group Learning

Every Activate System has three basic components, with three whole class systems for different classroom configurations.

 

SKU: ACT
$731.00 MSRP

Activate Station with Bluetooth.

Activate Station

Short Description Device charging station with wireless audio and Blue tooth connectivity.
Total Harmonic Distortion <1%
Acoustic Frequency Response 80 Hx 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
Tone Control Yes
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 Master microphone, audio input, audio output with 10-segment level indicator
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) (W x D x H): 13.3' x 5.9" x 1.9" (340 x 150 x 52mm)
Weight 1.85 lbs (0.8kg)
Mounting Table-top
SKU: SM
$344.00 MSRP

Handheld microphone for student sharing.

Sharemike Handheld Microphone

Description Handheld microphone for student sharing
Lanyard none
Wireless Communication Access Technology [1.9 GHz]
Audio Distortion <1%
Integrated Microphone Uni-directional dynamic
Audio Input 3.5mm
Battery Power 2 AA NiMH battery pack
Battery Life 8 hours [fully charged]
Charging 5v charging jack
Power on/off/mute switch
Device Registration Push button for registration with Access Audio System
Dimensions 2.25" x 2.25" x 8.75" (57.2 x 57.2 x 222.3 mm)
Weight 7.9 oz (224g)
SKU: FM
$313.00 MSRP

Pendant-style microphone with magnetic lanyard.

Flexmike Pendant Microphone

Description Pendant-style teacher transmitter
Lanyard Magnetic Clasp
Wireless Communication Access Technology [1.9 GHz]
Audio Distortion <1%
Integrated Microphone Uni-directional electret
Earbud Output 3.5mm TRRS jack
Audio Input 3.5mm for audio source
Battery Power 2.4V NiMH battery pack
Battery Life 8 hours [fully charged]
Charging 2 Contacts for cradle charging
USB Connection Optional interface with computer USB audio while charging
Power On/off/mute switch
Device Registration Push button for registration with Access Audio System
Dimensions 2.9" x 1.1" x 1.0" (74 x 28 x 25 mm)
Weight 1.8 oz (51g)
Volume Control Range (+ / - 12dB)
SKU: MCA
$313.00 MSRP

Wirelessly integrate all classroom multimedia audio sources with ease. Computers, DVD players, MP3 players, etc. can be connected to the compact device which transmits the signal to an Access Technology audio system.

Media Connector

Short Description Integrates with classroom audio sources to send the audio wirelessly to the Access base system anywhere in the room
Wireless Communication Access Technology [1.9 GHz]
Wireless Range Up to 200 ft (60m) from Access base
Power Supply 5V Mini USB
Tone Control Yes
Device Registration Push button with registration LED and link LED for registering with Access base system
Audio Input with Volume Control 3.5mm stereo (x4) w/ master volume
ALD Output with Volume Control 3.5mm stereo (x2) mixed w/ volume control
Controls (1) Microphone value control; (1) Audio input volume control; (1) Audio output volume control
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) 7.6" x 4.1" x 1.1" (193 mm x 104 mm x 28 mm)
Weight 1.85 lbs. (0.84kg)
Mounting Table top
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 wattperPod
Wireless Range Up to 200 ft. (60m) from Access base system, up to 100 ft. (30m) with walls
Tone Control No
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 highoutputspeaker
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
SKU: TCA
$1,243.00 MSRP

All-in-one classroom audio system with the unique combination of flat-panel speaker and cone speaker designed for delivering highly intelligible speech everywhere in the room plus multimedia.

Topcat

Short Description In-ceiling Classroom Audio System
Power Output 20W
Acoustic Frequency Response 60 Hz - 18kHz -10db
Wireless Communication Access Technology [1.9 GHz + RF4CE]
Wireless Range Up to 200 ft (60m) open field
Tone Control No
Device Registration Push button for registration with microphones, Activate Station, Pods or Media Connector
Connections (1) Direct AC Mains Power Input (1) Optional DC Power Input (1) Audio Input (1) Optional page Mute Input
Integrated Speaker exciter
Controls (1) Master Microphone VC (1) Tone Control (1) Audio Input VC (1) PageFirst Sensitivity Adjustment
Page Mute Optional PageFirst™ connection
Overall Dimensions (W x H x D) 24" x 12" x 3.7" enclosure (595 x 295 x 94mm)
Weight 13.6 lbs (6.2 Kg)
Mounting In-ceiling installation or wall-mount with bracket

Activate Station

SKU: ACT
$731.00 MSRP

Activate Station with Bluetooth.

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Sharemike Handheld Microphone

SKU: SM
$344.00 MSRP

Handheld microphone for student sharing.

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Flexmike Pendant Microphone

SKU: FM
$313.00 MSRP

Pendant-style microphone with magnetic lanyard.

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Media Connector

SKU: MCA
$313.00 MSRP

Wirelessly integrate all classroom multimedia audio sources with ease. Computers, DVD players, MP3 players, etc. can be connected to the compact device which transmits the signal to an Access Technology 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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Topcat/TCQ Mounting Bracket

SKU: TCMB
$188.00 MSRP

Optional mounting bracket for Topcat or TCQ speaker.

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Flexmike Cradle Charger

SKU: FMCC
$63.00 MSRP

Flexmike cradle charger with power supply. 

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DC Power Cable Kit

SKU: DCPEX-NA
$40.00 MSRP

50 ft DC power cable kit.

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24V 2.5A Power Supply

SKU: 24V-2.5-NA
$37.00 MSRP

Compatible with the Redcat Media and 800 Series classroom audio products.

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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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2 AA NiMH Rechargeable Battery Pack

SKU: NH2APK
$15.00 MSRP

2 AA NIMH Rechargeable Battery Pack used with the Redmike Share handheld classroom microphone.

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2.4V Rechargeable Battery Pack

SKU: NH2.4V
$15.00 MSRP

2.4V NiMH rechargeable battery pack for use with Flexmike and Flexcat handheld remote control.

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3.5mm Stereo Audio Cable

SKU: MSC3535
$13.00 MSRP

3.5mm stereo audio cable.

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Sharemike USB Charging Cable

SKU: USBDC
$13.00 MSRP

USB cable for charging the Sharemike microphone.

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USB Charging Cable

SKU: USB-MCB
$13.00 MSRP

USB Type A-MICRO B Cable for charging Flexmike classroom microphone or Activate Speaker Pod.

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Flexmike Lanyard

SKU: FL
$13.00 MSRP

Flexmike adjustable lanyard.

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Benefits of Classroom Audio (4:37)
Benefits of Classroom Audio (4:37)
Activate Your Classroom With Lightspeed (2:06)
Activate Your Classroom With Lightspeed (2:06)
Flexmike Battery Replacement Tutorial (1:18)
Flexmike Battery Replacement Tutorial (1:18)
Topcat Training Video (12:30)
Topcat Training Video (12:30)

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