A basic tour guide system includes a transmitter fitted with a microphone into which the tour operator speaks, and attendee receivers or headsets which are used by the audience. Most companies provide for a charging station for the receivers or headsets as well as a carrying case for the system components. Familiarise yourself with the variety of tour guide systems out there for your needs!
EK 1039 Tour Guide System
A Sennheiser product, the EK 1039 is an exceptionally rugged tourguide receiver. It is designed for applications such as guided tours, multi-language interpretation, assistive listening and command applications for example in the fields of sports. The EK 1039 can be used with all Sennheiser headphones and induction loops with a 3.5 mm jack plug.
- Easy to operate
- Up to 32 channels in parallel
- Speech is highly intelligible
- Simple channel selection and volume setting
- Channel and battery status shown clearly on the display
- Customizable channel name makes it easy to find the desired channel
- Copy function between receivers for easy preset handling
- Configurable lock function for protection against unwanted operation
- 75 MHz switching bandwidth – the tourguide system with the widest range
- Adaptive Diversity technology for improved RF reception quality
- Reliable operation with standard AA cells or rechargeable batteries
- Speech is highly intelligible thanks to an audio bandwidth of 15 kHz
SK 2000 Tour Guide System
This lightweight yet sturdy bodypack transmitter is a delight for both the musician and the audience. With an AF frequency response of 25 to 20,000 Hz, it transmits even the sound of a bass guitar with rich fundamentals. Three RF output powers (four in the US version) provide longer transmission ranges or more channels per frequency range. The rechargeable batteries of the SK 2000 (optional) can be charged right in the unit using the external charging contacts. This system is also manufactured by Sennheiser.
- Sturdy all-metal housing
- Up to 75 MHz switching bandwidth
- 20 fixed frequency banks with up to 64 compatible presets
- 6 banks each with up to 64 tunable channels
- Frequency setting in 25 kHz steps
- Pilot tone squelch for interference-free operation
- External charging contacts for recharging battery BA 2015 in the transmitter
- Backlit display on transmitter (keystroke activation)
- Auto-lock feature to prevent buttons from being pressed accidently
- Audio and RF MUTE feature for muting the transmitter
- Wide range of accessories for virtually any use
- Enhanced audio frequency response in the bass range for optimum transmission from bass guitars
- Input sensitivity above 60 dB can be set in 3 dB steps
- Transmitters can be configured from the receiver menu
- Can be synchronized with the receiver using infrared interface
- Wide range of accessories for virtually any use
Sennheiser 2020 Tour Guide System
Sennheiser tourguide 2020-D is the unique guided tour system for any city or business tour ensuring that you will be heard both clearly and distinctly. Your audience will simply need to wear a wireless Tourguide receiver. Receivers come in 2 types:
1. Sennheiser HDE 2020-D Stethoset receiver
2. Sennheiser EK 2020-D Bodypack receiver
The handheld transmitter has an integrated microphone and is the easiest way to address your audience. Should a tour participant pose a question, just hand over the microphone and the question will be clearly heard by everybody. Interviewing an expert in front of your audience will make your tour even more interesting.
The portable charger case has been designed to be highly user-friendly. It acts as both the storage case for all the equipment and the charging station for the Tourguide transmitter and receivers. Two charging bays for the transmitter (or its rechargeable battery pack) and twenty charging bays for the receivers are provided. An impressive feature of the charging case is the Copy button. All you need to do is to set one receiver to the correct channel, press this button just once, and all of the other receivers in the case will immediately be set to the same channel.
The Sennheiser tour guide systems can be purchased here.
Anleon Tour Guide System
The Anleon 902mhz-927mhz Tour Guide Wireless System Church System translation equipment simultaneous interpretation equipment includes 1 Transmitter and 5 Receivers. It operates in the license-free 902-927 MHz ISM band. ISM band requires no user licensing. The system has low power consumption design for long playtime up to 26 hours. It requires human language interpretation
- PLL frequency synthesis technique for stable signal transmission.
- UHF frequency range with 6 selectable channels
- One transmitter can be operated with multiple receivers within the operating range
- Dynamic expanding circuit for high S/N ratio.
- Complex interference-free circuit for using more than 4 sets simultaneously without mutual interference
- Both transmitter and receiver use LCD-display to indicate frequency,channel,battery,level status
- Long operating range up to 100m
- Wireless tour guiding,simultaneous translation, audio-visual eduation
- Carrier Frequency:902 907 912 917 922 927Mhz
- Frequency Response:30Hz–15KHz
- Number of Channels:6
- Transmit Power:<10dBmS/N Ratio:>50dB
- Operating Range: >100m
The Anleon Tour Guide System can be found on the Anleon Electronic Co. website here.
SZ Wise Unite Tour guide System
This snazzy Tour Guide system is a wireless audio guide and communication system,Radio guide system,simultaneous interpretation system,wireless communication system,wireless tour guide equipment. The system features standby of 23 hours which makes it ideal for long time use.
- UHF for license-free ( UHF 794~806MHZ,863-865 MHZ )(5milliwatt)
- 32 channel for multiple groups use simultaneously
- Complete digital audio technology
- Hi-fi acoustic quality,CD quality
- 200m-300m long distance talk range
- Full day usage without charge
- No limit to the number of receivers
- Portable charger is available
The SZ Wise Unite Tour guide system is available here.
TourTalk TT 40-TG24M tour guide system
The Tourtalk TT 40-TG24M is a complete tour guide system comprising 1 transmitter with headband microphone (for the presenter), 24 receivers with earphones (for the audience) and a charger transport case.
- Complete lightweight tour guide system with charger transport case
- Quick charging batteries for transmitters and receivers
- Integrated microphone, microphone socket and an aux-in socket on transmitter
- Microphone mute switch with status LED
- Channel/group lock for reliable operation
- Transmitter supplied with lapel microphone and aux-in lead
- Headband microphone for the guide
- Receivers supplied with single earphone
- Licence-free use within Europe
- Clear LCD with battery status and channel/group number
You can purchase Tour Talk products from their website here.
Suitable as a tour guide system and for any other application in which a certain audio source or voice source is to be distributed to one or more receivers. Wireless transmissions of audio signals with one transmitter and one receiver are also possible. Due to the small frequency spacing in this free frequency range, a simultaneous operation of not more than two transmitters is recommended (with optimum conditions, up to 4 transmitters max. are possible)
- 16-channel Mono PLL Audio Transmission System, 863-865 MHz
- Built-in speaker
- Including matching clip-on earphone with rubber ear hook
- Status indication of rech. battery
- Operating positions: on/standby/off
- Volume level control, belt clip
- Power supply via 2 x 1.2 V NiMH rech. battery AA size (not supplied)
- Dimensions: 65 x 92 x 25 mm
- Weight: 80 g
You can purchase Monacor technology products including the ATS-10R here.
TG-288/Dual Digital UHF Tour guide system
The revolutionary new design TG-288/288Dual brings a new look to the eTour family and carries on the success of the TG-200 series. The TG-288/288Dual has elegant appearance and comfortable grip, secure and stable transmission, crystal clear digital audio quality, larger size LCD, thoughtful built-in microphone, user-friendly interface and multiple battery options. The external mic and aux inputs on transmitter and the separate earphone and aux outputs on receiver provide flexible group guide application. System can choose rechargeable or disposable battery power options for numerous applications with run time of approximately 12hrs per charge. Charging is available via micro USB port and the optional 2/12/35-slot charging cases.
- Individual mic input and aux input on transmitter. Connect external multimedia (Mp3/smartphone) to the aux input to wirelessly transmit content to the receivers
- The convenience of the built-in microphone eliminates the need to worry about the loss or sudden failure of the external microphone.
- Separate earphone output and aux level output on receiver. Connect the recorder to the aux output to capture the content
- Optimized digital sound quality and reliable transmission
- Auto synchronize receiver with transmitter channel
- Bright large size LCD displays channel number, mic/earphone volumes, battery meter and receiver signal strength
- Rechargeable AA battery option
- Energy saving- Receiver will power off when no input signal is detected for 20 minutes
- Selectable Lanyard and belt clip
- TG-288Dual features Two-way duplex communication function allows receivers to have conversation within group
You can buy the TG-288 digital tour guide system from the Linkx website here.
- Crystal clear audio quality
- Unbeatable range and 40 hour continuous usage
- Reliable pairing every time
- Multi-channel streaming
- On demand long-term and short term rentals
- Free worldwide shipping
- Guaranteed on-time logistics
- 24/7 customer care
- Eco sustainable and recyclable cases with reusable handles
The Vox tour guide system can be found on the Vox Group website here.
Williams Sound – DWS INT 4 300
The DWS INT 4 300 Language Interpretation System from Williams Sound is a portable wireless single-speaker, 2-language interpretation system which is designed for small to medium-size group venues where one language is shared by two interpreters. This system consists of 3 DLT 300 transceivers, 25 DLR 360 receivers, a MIC 054 lapel microphone, 2 MIC 044 2P headset microphones, 25 EAR 022 earphones, a CCS 044 silicone skin, a CHG 102 Digi-Wave 2-bay charger, a CCS 042 DW carrying case, and 25 sets of AAA Alkaline batteries for the receivers.
- Additional DLT 300’s can be purchased separately to accommodate up to 14 additional languages
- Additional DLR 360’s can be purchased separately to accommodate additional listeners
- Portable wireless single-speaker, 2-language interpretation system
- Serves up to twenty-five listeners
The DWS sound system can be purchased from the Williamson website here.
Listen Stationary and Mobile systems
The tour guide system consists of stationary RF transmitter and wireless RF receivers. Some of them are of fixed frequency, and others are programmable. When you equip the room with wireless receiver, you provide to participants full freedom to move and at the same time listen to the presenter or the lecturer. The high-quality and comfortable radio receiver works at frequency of 863 MHz and has the possibility to offer up to 17 broadband and 40 narrowband channels. Because of this, the tour guide system turns into popular choice for creation or expansion of a sound system. There is a possibility to work both with stereo and mono earphones. The LCD display ensures to each user a choice of channel, level of battery and information about the volume of the signal, and a light diode in the upper part of each receiver shows the status of the power supply and the status of the battery.
The wireless tour guide system consists of mobile RF transmitter and mobile RF receivers. Some of the receivers and programmable and are completely suitable for a wide range of applications.
The RF transmitter, no matter whether it transmits voice or music, provides clear and reliable signal to be used in environment without additional synchronization installed. The wireless audio device is easily used in case of events in the open air, class rooms, during tours around a factory, in training premises, etc.
You can purchase ListenTalk equipment here.
JTS Mobile Tour Guide system
The JTS tour guide system is modern, lightened, mobile and extremely innovative. It is easy to both use and transport. It is completely suitable to be used both in the open air and in premises covering a distance of up to 60 m between the receiver and the transmitter. It disposes of 16 pieces of fixed channels. Each console is supplied by a Lithium battery, which provides longer work of the devices. The transmitter is with built-in condenser microphone allowing direct speaking without any need to use additional external microphone. Every console has a LED display where the selected channel is displayed.
You can purchase the JTS tour guide system here.
The two-way portable Wireless Audio Transceiver (WAT) WAT-01TW system consists of an audio transmitter and a set of transceivers. The guide can speak to the transmitter and visitors can hear from the receivers. When a visitor presses a button on the receiver, he can speak to the handset and all the others in the group will hear him. At the same time, the guide can still speak. It allows two people to speak at the same time and the people in one group can interact with each other. It is very good for factory tour guide. The model comes with an earhanging receiver. This earhanging receiver can only Receive sound, but not talking. This means, in a group, two guide can speak simultaneously and other people can use the earhanging receiver to listen to them.
- Limitless amount of wireless receivers for each transmitter.
- Two way transmission allows people in one group to interact. Allow two people to talk at the same time.
- Wider band allows crystal clear sound transmission.
- Advanced microchips to ensure very little noises and compact size.
- High-Tech Rechargeable Lithium battery with large capacity.
- 250 meters range from the transmitter to receivers.
- 23 independent channels.
- Easy to use multi-port battery charger.
You can find the WAT 01TW tour guide system at the Mix Tech website here.
MEDER tour guide system
Make sure all your visitors, customers and business associates understand your explanations clearly, with an unlimited group size. With the MEDER Tour Guide System, each participant can adjust their volume individually and understands everything clearly. The flow of information is always guaranteed, regardless of the distance to the guide and possibly existing background noise. The transmitter has a special function that detects and filters out unwanted noise, ensuring a clear voice output.
- Remote channel definition of the Tour Guide System receivers via Infrared
- Key lock function for the Tour Guide System receivers to avoid unwanted switching of the channels
- Noise sensitivity level can be chosen to filter out background noises
- Operating range up to 200m
- No miscommunication and no need to raise the voice – even in loud background
- Up to 30 channels can be used simultaneous
- Unlimited group sizes
- Analogue or digital voice transmission
- Suitable for hearing impaired with our mono earphone or our induction loop
- High wearing comfort
- Operating time of up to 35 hours
- 15 channels
- Frequency range 863 – 865 MHz
Buy the Meder Tour guide system here.