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Audio Conferencing Mixer that allows you to mount microphones and speakers anywhere in the room (ceiling, walls, and table tops) and connect to VoIP, video codec, or PSTN (analog telephone)
The Phoenix Audio Octopus MT454 is an Audio Conferencing Mixer that gives you crystal clear audio. Using the Octopus allows you the freedom to mount microphones and speakers anywhere in the room (ceiling, walls, and table tops) for professional sound and a sleek look. The Octopus has a high powered DSP and technology that automatically monitors and mixes the audio. Although this may sound complicated we designed it for simple set-up & use, giving you a “set it and forget it” solution.
Each Phoenix Audio Octopus MT454 has four microphone inputs (each input can also be designated as a unique auxiliary or sound reinforcement channel), however, the Octopus provides unlimited daisy chain capability, and allows for multiple connectivity options. It comes standard with USB and RCA connectors for VoIP and Video Codec connectivity, with the option of adding a PSTN (analog telephone) interface or a digital telephone interface. The Phoenix Octopus can be ordered with an optional 40 watt, 4-output amplifier for powering speakers. The MT454-PSTN model connects to any computer as well as any analog PSTN phone line.
The Octopus MT454-PSTN is an ideal USB and Telephone solution for:
The Octopus is compatible with PC (Windows and Linux) and Macintosh (MAC OS).
(The Octopus will assess the signals picked up by all the microphones, and decide, instantaneously, which one(s) will take part in the mixing and with what level of emphasis)
Bridging allows for 3-way communication between multiple connection sources, such as telephone, VoIP and Video Codec)
EACH UNIT INCLUDES:
The Octopus USB Base Unit with Analog Telephone Interface (MT454-PSTN) connects via:
Digital Output – USB to your computer - this connection is for any session using your computer, such as Voice Over IP applications (Skype, Vidyo, etc.).
Analog Output – RCA, XLR, Phoenix speaker output connectors.
Telephone line – this connection is done via RJ11 connector and a telephone cable directly to your telephone infrastructure and is for any standard PSTN (analog phone) telephone call.
Audio (Far-End) In
Far-End (Speaker) out