Accession Number : AD0286406

Title :   DESERT TEST OF HIGH POWERED VOICE AMPLIFIER SYS 1492C

Corporate Author : ARMY AIRBORNE ELECTRONICS AND SPECIAL WARFARE BOARD FORT BRAGG N C

Report Date : 07 SEP 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : High Powered Voice Amplifier SYS 1492C, the test item, is a portable, transistorized public address set for distant projection of sound. The system is designed f r operation from aircraft to ground and point-to-point over land and water. It is packaged for man transport and quick assembly at operational sites. The rated output is 250 watts of audio power from each of the two amplifiers. Two amplifiers are mounted side by side on one-half of a folding aluminum tubular framework. Two nickel-cadmium batteries and a reel of 100-foot cable for remote control are mounted on the other half. This assembly weighs 72 pounds. Four horns are provided with the system. Each horn contains two 75-watt drivers. A remote control is provided for parallel operation of two amplifiers from a single signal source. Power is furnished by the two nickel-cadmium batteries, or a 28-volt aircraft battery, or a 24volt vehicle battery. The system has a range of approximately one mile. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AUDIO AMPLIFIERS, *PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS, AIRBORNE, AMPLIFIERS, CLIMATE, DESERT TESTS, HANDLING, TEST METHODS, TRANSISTORS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE