Topcat

  • Topcat Classroom Audio System
  • Flexmike
  • Sharemike
  • Topcat Access Media Connector Front
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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

INTEGRATE

Connect all multimedia audio into the Media Connector, send all audio up to the Topcat, wirelessly.

Topcat Access Scalability

SCALABILITY

Add Flexcat pods to facilitate collaborative learning, allowing teachers to interact with small groups.

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

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

Topcat: A New Classroom Audio Technology

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.

Topcat is also a Small Group Learning System

As teachers adopt small group learning strategies, Topcat easily scales to meet the need. Adding the unique Lightspeed Flexcat pods gives teachers direct access to the moment-by-moment learning process with 2-way audio to each student group.

Flexcat Pods

2-way Flexcat
audio pods
connect teachers
with each small
group.

SEE FLEXCAT

Lightspeed Topcat Classroom

Expand

Start with whole group learning and easily add small group collaboration with Lightspeed Flexcat

Engage

The microphone lets teachers speak to the whole class or have a 2-way conversation with any group

Monitor

Teachers can be in six places at once to assess learning, ask questions, reinforce and redirect as needed

Share

Flexcat pods empower students to communicate with the whole class, and be heard by their peers

Topcat System Components

SKU: TCA
$1,198.00 MSRP

Topcat Access speaker amplifier with power supply.

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Topcat


Description: In-ceiling wireless audio base station
Power Output Level: 20W
Acoustic Frequency Response:   60 Hz - 18kHz -10db
Power Supply (UL Listed): 24VDC / 2.5A
Wireless Media Connection: Access Technology [1.9 GHz + RF4CE]
PageFirst Input: 2-pin euro-block w/sensitivity adjust
Enclosure (W x H x D): 24" x 12" x 3.7" enclosure
595 x 295 x 94mm
Weight: 13.6 lbs
6.2 Kg
Controls: (1) Master Microphone VC
(1) Tone Control
(1) Audio Input VC
(1) PageFirst Sensitivity Adjustment
Connections: (1) Direct AC Mains Power Input
(1) Optional DC Power Input
(1) Audio Input
(1) Optional page Mute Input

 


SKU: FM
$313.00 MSRP

Flexmike classroom microphone with rechargeable battery pack, lanyard and charging cable.

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Flexmike Pendant Microphone


Description: Pendant-style audio transceiver
Lanyard: Magnetic clasp
Wireless Communication: Access Technology [1.9 GHz]
Audio Distortion: < 1%
Integrated Microphone: Uni-directional electret
Earbud Output: 3.5mm
Audio Input: 3.5mm
Volume Control: + / - 12dB
Battery Power: 2.4V NiMH battery pack
Battery Life: 8 hours [fully charged]
Charging: 2 contacts for cradle charging
USB Connection: Type Micro-B for charging and audio
Power: On/Off/Mute switch
Device Registration: Push button for registration with Access Audio System
Dimensions [L x W x H]: 2.9" x 1.1" x 1.0"
74 x 28 x 25 mm
Weight [with battery pack]: 1.8 oz
51 g

 


SKU: SM
$344.00 MSRP

Sharemike handheld classroom microphone.

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Sharemike Handheld Microphone


Description: Handheld audio transceiver
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 [L x W x H]: 1.3" x 1.3" x 8.25" 
33 x 33 x 209.55 mm
Weight [with battery pack]: 7.36 oz
208.7 g

 


SKU: MCA
$313.00 MSRP

Access Technology Media Connector with power supply.

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Media Connector


Description: Wireless audio transceiver
USB Power:  5V mini-B USB connector
Wireless Communication:  Access Technology (1.9GHz)
Tone Control: 1 bass/treble control
Audio Input: 3.5mm stereo (x4) w/ master volume
Audio Output: 3.5mm stereo (x2) mixed w/ volume control
Audio Link Indicator: 1 LED on front panel
Registration Indicator: 1 LED on back panel
Device Registration: Push button for Redcat Access
Dimensions (W x H x D):   7.6" x 5" x 1.13"
193.04 mm x 127mm x 28.7mm

 


SKU: FMCC
$63.00 MSRP

Cradle charger with power supply.  Two charging slots for the Flexmike.  The Flexmike is compatible for all Access Systems.

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Flexmike Cradle Charger


Capacity: Two Microphones
Charging Methods: Cradle charger or Cable
Power: 5VDC
Size (H x W x D): 1.75" x 3" x 1.75" (44.5mm x 76.2mm x 44.5mm)

 


Topcat System Accessories

Flexmike Pendant Microphone

SKU: FM
$313.00 MSRP

Flexmike classroom microphone with rechargeable battery pack, lanyard and charging cable.

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Sharemike Handheld Microphone

SKU: SM
$344.00 MSRP

Sharemike handheld classroom microphone.

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Media Connector

SKU: MCA
$313.00 MSRP

Access Technology Media Connector with power supply.

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Flexmike Cradle Charger

SKU: FMCC
$63.00 MSRP

Cradle charger with power supply.  Two charging slots for the Flexmike.  The Flexmike is compatible for all Access Systems.

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3.5mm Stereo Audio Cable

SKU: MSC3535
$13.00 MSRP

3.5mm stereo-3.5mm stereo audio cable

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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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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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Flexmike USB Charging Cable

SKU: USB-MCB
$13.00 MSRP

USB TYPE A-Micro B Cable for charging Flexmike classroom microphone.

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Sharemike USB Charging Cable

SKU: USBDC
$13.00 MSRP

USB cable for charging the Sharemike microphone.

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24V 2.5A Power Supply

SKU: 24V-2.5-NA
$37.00 MSRP

24V 2.5A power supply used with the Redcat Media.

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DC Extension Cable Kit

SKU: DCPEX-NA
$40.00 MSRP

50 ft DC power extension cable kit.

Topcat Mounting Bracket

SKU: TCMB
$188.00 MSRP

Wall mounting bracket for Topcat classroom audio system. Not included as a standard system component.

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The Power of Sharing

The Power of Sharing

Students really shine when they get an opportunity to share.

Monitoring and Assessment

Monitoring & Assessment

Using Flexcat, teachers can listen to any small group on demand, without students knowing.

Hear what students are thinking

Hear what Students are Thinking

Understand the process students go through to arrive at their answer.

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