Electric Stub Soundpost
An eye-catching graphic panel mounted on the SoundPost or nearby draws visitor attention. For visitors who are hearing impaired, they serve as a visual cue for the accompanying audio program. For visitors who are visually impaired, the audio offers an additional way to learn and enjoy. Everyone benefits from the added dynamic of sound.
A visitor presses a push button and the program plays through to the end. To suit browsers wanting only highlights as well as more inquisitive visitors seeking in-depth information, SoundPosts may be made with single or multiple messages.
Electronics are installed on a removable aluminum panel mounted on a locked access door. The panel houses the Digital Message Repeater and wiring harnesses to the vandalproof push buttons and speaker. Wiring harnesses are labeled for ease and safety when servicing equipment. The repeaters will hold the message even if the power goes off. For seaside locations or others where humidity is high, ask about our harsh environment weatherproofing.
Power is brought to the SoundPost via a client installed conduit from the solar panel. A solar controller prevents overcharging the battery. Vista Group’s proprietary battery circuit savers are installed when appropriate.
Line level electric is the easiest way to power the SoundPost. The message repeaters require very little power, 10 milliamps in idle and about .5 amps when playing. They come with a 10V regulated power adapter.