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RECORDING and PLAYBACK to and from PHONE LINES and PHONES

Telephone Recording Adapters


DELUXE HANDSET RECORDING ADAPTER

Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter








Record Conversations from your Phone
to your PC or Stand-Alone Recorder

 

DELUXE Adapter works with PCs and Stand-Alone Recorders

Just plug it in between the handset cord and the phone!

Because the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter outputs the same audio you hear on your handset, which has exactly the right mix of your voice and the caller's voice, your recordings will sound great!

If you record directly from a regular phone line instead of the handset, your voice is usually much louder than the callers voice, making the recordings difficult to listen to.

Plug the modular cord into the handset jack on the phone, and plug the handset cord into the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter. Then plug the 3.5mm Stereo Audio Cord into the mic or line jack on the PC sound card, or into a stand-alone recorder.

Use your PC's sound recording application, or just start recording on your recorder.

There is no volume control on the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter, so you'll need to adjust the volume on your computer or recorder.

The Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter works on analog, digital or VoIP phones with the dial in the base. It won't work on cordless or dial-in-handset (Trimline style) phones because the signal is different on that type of handset cord. For those types of phones, use our Phone Line Audio Coupler (below).

On digital phones, the only place to get analog audio to record is from the handset cord. If you need to send the calls to a Voice Logger at a central location instead of to the local PC or tape recorder, send the audio back to the central recorder on a spare pair to the phone room, and cross-connect that pair to the central recorder.

NOTE: Some crappy VoIP phones don't have sidetone, which means you can't hear your own voice in your ear when you're speaking. On those types of VoIP phones, the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter will only record the outside caller (half the conversation).

Because the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter is transformer isolated, it will prevent hum in your recordings. If you hear a hum with your current recording device, you need this Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter which is transformer isolated.

This is the best single channel PC recording software we've found which has VOX - voice activation, which makes it totally automatic:

SB Win Logger

Custom and Private Label versions available.

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Part Number: KIT9O   Price: $36.95    |||    3+ Price:   $34.95    |||    10+ Price:   $32.95


RECORDING / PLAYBACK & IN-USE HEADSET ADAPTER








Recording & In-Use Headset Adapter





Even though the Modular Headset Jack on some business phones looks like a handset jack, it's NOT!  It's physically the same jack, but it's wired differently so you can't plug a handset into that jack (you can, but it won't work).

That means that you can't use any accessories made to be used with a handset, because the wires aren't in the right place.

Our Recording / Playback & In-Use Adapter plugs into the jack for the headset. You then plug your headset into the jack labeled for the Headset Only. The other jack is wired to like a regular handset jack. That allows you to use accessories made to be used with a handset.

Note that the real handset for that phone probably won't work correctly on our adapter because besides the wiring change, there may be a polarity and gain difference on the headset transmitter circuit. But it will work well for recording while on a headset on the phone, sending audio from a PC back into the phone while the user is on their headset, and for our Orator II which gives you an amplifier and speaker so others in the room can hear the same conversation while you're on your headset (or handset, or even on a regular analog phone line).

Adapter lets you:

  • Use our Headset In-Use Indicator on a Headset without an amplifier  

  • Record conversations using our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter from a headset without a headset amplifier (plugged directly into a modular headset jack on a phone).  

  • Playback music or audio using our Handset Audio Feeder into a headset without a headset amplifier (plugged directly into a modular headset jack on a phone).  

  • Connect our Orator II Speaker to a headset jack to the conversation can be heard by others in the room

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Part Number: HST5G   Price: $17.95


iPhone 3.5mm AUDIO ADAPTER CORD

iPhone 3.5mm Audio Adapter Cord



iPhone 3.5mm Recording / Playback Audio Adapter Cord

Works with Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops





You NEED this cord if you're going to play music or audio or record from / into an iPod, Smartphone, Tablet or Laptop with the Speaker and Mic jacks combined into one 3.5mm 4 conductor plug.

There are two 3.5mm stereo jacks. One with a Microphone icon and one with a Headset (Speaker) icon. To record into your device, use the jack with the Mic icon. To play audio from your device, use the jack with the Headset icon. You can record and playback at the same time if  your device supports that.

4 conductor Smartphone Type 3.5mm Plug


If the headset that came with your device has four parts to the plug,
you need this Adapter Cord when you're using
a separate Mic and Speaker:





Works well when using your Smartphone to record phone calls, like with our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter, or to feed music or other audio from our Handset Audio Feeder.

Great for playing music from your Smartphone or iPod for Music-on-Hold (MOH) on your phone system.

NOTE: There are many devices like this on the market that are much cheaper. This is the only one we've found that works right.

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Part Number: PAP1O   Price: $14.95


ECONOMY HANDSET RECORDING ADAPTER

Black Handset Recording Adapter

Record from your Phone to a
Battery Operated Recorder


ECONOMY Adapter for Battery Operated Recorders
and Transformer Isolated Voice Loggers

Plug the short cord on the Economy Handset Recording Adapter into the handset jack on the phone, and plug the handset into one side of the Y Adapter. Plug the modular plug on the included Recording Cord into the other side of the Y Adapter, and plug the 3.5mm plug on the Recoding Cord into the recorder... and start recording!

Because the Economy Handset Recording Adapter outputs the same audio you hear on your handset, which has exactly the right mix of your voice and the caller's voice, your recordings will sound great!

If you record directly from a regular phone line instead of the handset, your voice is usually much louder than the callers voice, making the recordings difficult to listen to.

There is no volume control on the Economy Handset Recording Adapter, so you'll need to adjust the volume on your recorder (most adjust the record level automatically).

The Economy Handset Recording Adapter works on analog, digital or VoIP phones with the dial in the base. It won't work on cordless or dial-in-handset (Trimline style) phones because the signal is different on that type of handset cord. For those types of phones, use our Phone Line Audio Coupler (below).

On digital phones, the only place to get analog audio to record is from the handset cord.

If you need to send the calls to a Voice Logger at a central location instead of a tape recorder, the Economy Handset Recording Adapter will work if the Voice Logger has a transformer isolated input (most do, but you'll have to try one or ask the Voice Logger manufacturer). If the Voice Logger is transformer coupled, send the audio back to the central recorder on a spare pair to the phone room, and route that pair to the central recorder from there. Special Straight Handset Cords are available to go from the Economy Handset Recording Adapter to the wall (below).

NOTE: Some crappy VoIP phones don't have sidetone, which means you can't hear your own voice in your ear when you're speaking. On those types of VoIP phones, the Economy Handset Recording Adapter will only record the outside caller (half the conversation).

Because the Economy Handset Recording Adapter is not transformer isolated, if used with something that plugs into an AC outlet (with a reference to ground), you could cause a ground loop between your phone and the recorder - which will result in a hum in the recording. If you hear a hum, you need our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter which is transformer isolated.

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Part Number: KIT1H   Price: $10.95    |||    10+ Price:   $7.95


BLACK HANDSET Y ADAPTER

Black Handset Y AdapterPlug 2 Handsets into Any Phone!

Plug the short 4 Inch Cord on the Handset Y Adapter into the handset jack on the phone, and then plug each handset (with cord) into the jacks on the Handset Y Adapter.

We also make Push-to-Talk Handsets (and Modular Mute Switches that you can use with any handset) that you could use as the second handset for a supervisor who primarily needs to listen - not talk.

GREAT for use with Voice Loggers:

The Handset Y Adapter can also be used to send the nicely volume balanced handset audio to a central Voice Logger for recording by connecting a Straight Handset Cord to the Y Adapter, which goes to a jack on the wall, which sends the audio back to the phone room - and then to the Voice Logger.

If you hear hum using this the Handset Y Adapter on your voice logger, use the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter which is transformer isolated.

NOTE: Some crappy VoIP phones don't have sidetone, which means you can't hear your own voice in your ear when you're speaking. On those types of VoIP phones, any Handset Recording Adapter will only record the outside caller (half the conversation).

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Part Number: KIT1I   Price: $7.99    |||    10+ Price:   $5.99


2 FOOT BLACK HANDSET RECORDING CORD

2 Foot Black Handset Recording Cord2 Foot Handset to 3.5mm Recording Cord

This is the 2 foot cord with a Handset Plug on one end and a 3.5mm Audio Plug on the other end that comes with our Handset Recording Adapter (above).

Use this cord to get the audio from the receiver wires on the handset into a recorder or PC mic input.

This cord has no connection to the mic wires from the handset, only the receiver wires... Which normally contain both sides of the conversation (if you can hear yourself when you talk into the handset).

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Part Number: KIT1J   Price: $3.99    |||    10+ Price:   $2.99


14 FOOT SILVER SATIN HANDSET RECORDING CORD

14 Foot Silver Satin Handset Recording Cord14 Foot Silver Satin Handset to 3.5mm Recording Cord

14 Foot cord with a Handset Plug on one end and a 3.5mm Audio Plug on the other end.

Use this cord to get the audio from the receiver wires on the handset into a recorder or PC mic input.

This cord has no connection to the mic wires from the handset, only the receiver wires... Which normally contain both sides of the conversation (if you can hear yourself when you talk into the handset).

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Part Number: MMA1E   Price: $9.99    |||    10+ Price:   $8.99


HANDSET CORD BISCUIT JACK

Handset Cord Biscuit JackHandset Cord Biscuit Jack

This surface mount wall jack is specially made with a handset sized (smaller) modular jack, to accept a handset cord or a straight cord with a handset sized plug. This is technically called a 4P4C plug, with the jack sometimes referred to as an RJ-9 or RJ-22.

Put the spare pair from a station cable on this jack, and send the audio from our Handset Recording Adapter back to the phone room, to a centrally located Voice Logger.

Using a cord with the smaller plugs prevents the phone from being plugged into the special jack for the Voice Logger, by mistake.

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Part Number: CHM5B   Price: $2.99


7 FOOT STRAIGHT MODULAR HANDSET CORD

7 Foot Straight Handset Cord7 Foot Straight Handset Cord

7 Foot Straight Handset Cord (not coiled).

Specially made with handset sized (smaller) modular plugs, to plug into the smaller handset sized jack. This is technically called a 4P4C plug, with the jack sometimes referred to as an RJ-9 or RJ-22.

Put the spare pair from a station cable on our Handset Biscuit Jack, and send the audio to a central Voice Logger from our Handset Recording Adapter to that jack on the wall, using this Straight Handset Cord.

This cord is wired Standard (Reversed).

Using a cord with the smaller plugs prevents the phone from being plugged into the special jack for the Voice Logger, by mistake.

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Part Number: CHM5C   Price: $1.89    |||    10+ Price:   $1.79


14 FOOT STRAIGHT MODULAR HANDSET CORD

7 Foot Straight Handset Cord14 Foot Straight Handset Cord

14 Foot Straight Handset Cord (not coiled).

Same as above, but 14 feet.

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Part Number: CHM5D   Price: $2.49    |||    10+ Price:   $2.39


IVORY ADAPTER TO CONVERT A REGULAR JACK TO A HANDSET JACK

Ivory Adapter to Convert a Regular Jack to a Handset Jacky
Ivory Modular Adapter to Convert a
Regular Jack to a Handset Cord Jack

Small plastic insert slides into any regular RJ-14 type jack (6P4C), to change it to a handset sized jack (4P4C). A handset jack is sometimes referred to as an RJ-9 or RJ-22.

If you plug a handset cord into a regular jack without this Adapter, the plug will be loose and sloppy, causing the pins in the jack to short or move out of place.

This Insert will slide into most USOC (6 wire) Keystone Style Jacks to make them into a Handset Jack.

We also have a similar Adapter that converts an RJ-45 sized jack to an RJ-14 sized jack.

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Part Number: XMT2R   Price: $0.26


BLACK ADAPTER TO CONVERT A REGULAR JACK TO A HANDSET JACK

Black Adapter to Convert a Regular Jack to a Handset Jacky
Black Modular Adapter to Convert a
Regular Jack to a Handset Cord Jack

Small plastic insert slides into any regular RJ-14 type jack (6P4C), to change it to a handset sized jack (4P4C). A handset jack is sometimes referred to as an RJ-9 or RJ-22.

If you plug a handset cord into a regular jack without this Adapter, the plug will be loose and sloppy, causing the pins in the jack to short or move out of place.

This Insert will slide into most USOC (6 wire) Keystone Style Jacks to make them into a Handset Jack.

We also have a similar Adapter that converts an RJ-45 sized jack to an RJ-14 sized jack.

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Part Number: XMT7E   Price: $0.41


LOCK A MODULAR PLUG IN SO IT CAN'T BE REMOVED!

Handset Modular Locking Device RJ-11 / RJ-14 Base Cord Modular Locking Device RJ-45 Ethernet Modular Locking Device







  Lock a Mod Plug in so it can't be removed without cutting it out!

Modular Plug Locking Device







Use a Nipper to cut the entire clip off the Mod Plug
















Modular Plug Locking Device




Put the Mod Plug in the Jack and
Push the Locking Device in
Under the Plug






  There's no way to get the mod plug out without a Nipper, and you'll know it was removed!

Removing the Modular Plug Locking Device




Use a Nipper to cut the Modular Locking Device out to get the plug out









RJ-11 / RJ-14 BASE CORD MODULAR LOCKING DEVICE

RJ-11 / RJ-14 Base Cord Modular Locking Device






For Regular 6P4C / 6P6C RJ-11 / RJ-14 Modular Line Cord Plugs

Bag of 20

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Part Number: MIS2L   Price: $22.95


RJ-45 ETHERNET MODULAR LOCKING DEVICE

RJ-45 Ethernet Modular Locking Device







For 8P8C RJ-45 Ethernet Plugs

Bag of 20

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Part Number: MIS2M   Price: $22.95


HANDSET CORD MODULAR LOCKING DEVICE - BAG of 20

Handset Modular Locking Device





For 4P4C Modular Handset Cord Plugs

Bag of 20

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Part Number: MIS2K   Price: $22.95


ORATOR III DESKTOP SPEAKER / AMPLIFIER

Orator III

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orator III Desktop Monitor Speaker / Amplifier

Nice Loud Speaker with Volume Control

 

 


The Orator III has a modular cord that plugs into a phone line and lets you monitor conversations on the line - without disturbing either party talking on the line.

There are no clicks, no pops, nobody on the line can tell you're listening.

Modular cord plugs into an analog phone line. There's a jack on the Orator III to plug in a phone (not needed if you don't want to talk or dial).

The Orator III presents a high impedance to the line so it won't take the line off-hook. One-way speaker (not a speakerphone) will broadcast the entire conversation (all parties on the line) through the speaker.

A very nice general use desktop amplifier, with a zillion uses!

  • Monitor a phone line with the Orator III from any office in the building, without disturbing the line itself.
  • Put the Orator III next to a business phone system phone, and monitor everything that's being said (requires Orator Handset Adapter, below).
  • Broadcast a conference call over the Orator III in a conference room where you don't want to use a speakerphone, or the speakerphone speaker isn't loud enough.
  • Broadcast a conference call in multiple conference rooms or offices.
  • Listen to the actual conversation on emergency fire and rescue calls coming into a Fire Station, in one or multiple rooms.

Great for training!

If you're speaking on a phone in the same room face the Orator III away from you so you won't get feedback.

Comes with a 7' Modular mounting cord for a regular analog phone line, and a 110VAC Power Cube.

To connect it to the handset of an electronic phone, see the Orator Handset Kit (below).  

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Part Number: SER7E   Price: $94.99    |||    3+ Price:   $89.95


ORATOR HANDSET KIT

Orator II










Adapter to let you connect the Orator II and Orator III to the handset cord on a phone, instead of directly to an analog telephone line.

Special Y Adapter and Cord lets you listen to the audio going to the receiver in the handset, rather than across a phone line.

NOTE: You must be able to hear your own voice in your ear when talking (called sidetone) or you will only be able to hear the other party on the call.

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Part Number: SER4O   Price: $9.99


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PHONE LINE AUDIO COUPLER

Telephone Line Audio Coupler


Record FROM or Send Audio TO a Phone Line


Works with PCs, Recorders and PA Systems

SENDS and RECEIVES Audio to or from a Phone Line!



Just plug it into an analog phone line or station port, and plug your audio into the included 3.5mm Stereo Cord.

To record or broadcast the audio from the phone line to a PC or PA system, everything you hear on the phone line will be output to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord. Connect it to a tape recorder, PC sound card Line In or Mic In, or a 600 ohm line level input on a PA amplifier (it will probably work OK on an unbalanced mic input).

To play the audio from a PC or PA system over the phone line, all of the audio sent to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord will be heard by the person on the phone line. Connect it to the headset jack on a tape recorder, Line Out or Speaker Out on a PC sound card, or a 600 ohm line level output on a PA amplifier (don't connect it to a 70V speaker line output, but it will probably work OK on an 8 ohm speaker output).

If you record directly from an analog phone line or station port, your voice is usually much louder than the callers voice, making the recordings difficult to listen to. If you find that's the case in your application, you probably want to record from a telephone handset with our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter, which will give you a nice balance of transmit and receive audio.

There is no volume control on the Phone Line Audio Coupler, so you'll need to adjust the volume on your computer, recorder or PA system.

If you have to record from or to a digital or VoIP telephone, use our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter or Handset Audio Feeder™.

Because the Phone Line Audio Coupler is transformer isolated, it will prevent hum in your recordings and over a PA system. If you hear a hum with your current telephone line audio coupling method, you need this Phone Line Audio Coupler which is transformer isolated.

This is the best single channel PC recording software we've found which has VOX - voice activation, which makes it totally automatic:

SB Win Logger

Custom and Private Label versions available.

Comes with sandman.com 30 Day Moneyback Guarantee

Part Number: SWI8D   Price: $34.95    |||    3+ Price:   $33.95


PHONE LINE AUDIO COUPLER with OFF-HOOK SWITCH

Telephone Line Audio Coupler with Off-Hook Switch

Record FROM or Send Audio TO a Phone Line...


and take the Line On and Off-Hook
with the Built-in Pushbutton Switch


Works with PCs, Recorders and PA Systems

SENDS and RECEIVES Audio to or  from a Phone Line!


GREAT for broadcasting a meeting or church service to somebody on a Phone Line!

The person who wants to hear the meeting or service over the phone calls in, or you call them using a regular phone on that line (or an electronic phone on a phone system, on that line). When you start sending audio into the Phone Line Audio Coupler with Switch the caller will hear it, and you can simply push the Button and hang-up the phone without losing the caller. The Pushbutton Switch makes the line look busy so you don't have to leave a phone off-hook.

You don't have to use the Make-Busy Switch. You can just stay off-hook with a phone or phone system line if you'd like, and not use the switch in your application. Having the Make-Busy Off-Hook Switch just makes this device a more flexible addition to your bag-of-tricks.

Just plug it into an analog phone line or station port, and plug your audio into the included 3.5mm Stereo Cord.

To record or broadcast the audio from the phone line to a PC or PA system, everything you hear on the phone line will be output to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord. Connect it to a tape recorder, PC sound card Line In or Mic In, or a 600 ohm line level input on a PA amplifier (it will probably work OK on an unbalanced mic input).

To play the audio from a PC or PA system over the phone line, all of the audio sent to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord will be heard by the person on the phone line. Connect it to the headset jack on a tape recorder, Line Out or Speaker Out on a PC sound card, or a 600 ohm line level output on a PA amplifier (don't connect it to a 70V speaker line output, but it will probably work OK on an 8 ohm speaker output).

If you record directly from an analog phone line or station port, your voice is usually much louder than the callers voice, making the recordings difficult to listen to. If you find that's the case in your application, you probably want to record from a telephone handset with our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter, which will give you a nice balance of transmit and receive audio.

There is no volume control on the Phone Line Audio Coupler with Make-Busy Switch, so you'll need to adjust the volume on your computer, recorder or PA system.

If you have to record from or to a digital or VoIP telephone, use our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter or Handset Audio Feeder™.

Because the Phone Line Audio Coupler with Switch is transformer isolated, it will prevent hum in your recordings and over a PA system. If you hear a hum with your current telephone line audio coupling method, you need this Phone Line Audio Coupler with Switch which is transformer isolated.

This is the best single channel PC recording software we've found which has VOX - voice activation, which makes it totally automatic:

SB Win Logger

Custom and Private Label versions available.

Comes with sandman.com 30 Day Moneyback Guarantee

Part Number: SWI8M   Price: $44.95


14 FOOT SILVER SATIN RJ-11 to 3.5mm CORD

14 Foot Silver Satin RJ-11 to 3.5mm Cord14 Foot Silver Satin RJ-11 to 3.5mm Cord

14 Foot cord with an RJ-11 (standard plug used on analog line cords for phones) Plug on one end and a 3.5mm Audio Plug on the other end.

Use this cord to get the audio to or from an analog phone line or analog station port into a device made to connect to a phone line.

You normally can't just plug the phone line into a tape recorder or PC audio jack without an isolation transformer (made for phone lines).

Most telephone loggers (recorders) are specially made to connect directly to a phone line. Check before plugging your phone line into your expensive equipment!!

This only connects to the red and green wires in an analog telephone jack.

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Part Number: MMA1F   Price: $9.99    |||    10+ Price:   $8.99


DIGITAL MESSAGE PLAYER with USB THUMB DRIVE - Model 40


The Swiss Army Knife of Digital Message Players... it does it all!


Use it as an
On-Hold Player or as a Message Repeater
                                                             
(also called a Shelving message Repeater)
 

Plays from the Beginning with a Dry Closure (normally closed to stop) to play a ringtone or other audio message on a PA or 8 Ohm Speaker.

Use our Modular Ring Relay to trigger the audio from ring voltage on an analog station port.

Use our Timer Relay to trigger the audio to play from start to finish on a single short (one shot) Dry Closure.

 

Digital Message On Hold Model 40

 

Digital Message Player with Thumb Drive

Built-in Speaker ON/OFF Switch to Check the Audio

Plays Generic Music When the USB Thumb Drive is Removed

 

Digital Message On Hold Model 40 Connections

 

 

Digital Message Player - Rear Panel

 

 

Rear Panel Contains:

  • 600 Ohm RCA Jack Output for MOH into KSU or PA Amplifier
    Comes with an RCA to RCA cable, and an RCA to 3.5mm Adapter
     
  • 8 Ohm 3 Watt RCA Jack Output will for a small 8 Ohm Horn or Speaker
    Comes with an RCA to RCA cable, and an RCA to 3.5mm Adapter
    Works with our 8 Ohm Horn Speaker if no amplifier is needed
     
  • 3.5mm TRIGGER Jack to Start / Stop the Audio with a Dry Closure
    STARTS from the beginning when
    NOT shorted, and STOPS when shorted
    Comes with a 6' 3.5mm cable to use for a Dry Closure
     
  • Volume Control
     
  • Jack for included 12VDC Power Cube


Comes with a 128 meg USB Thumb Drive with a Generic On Hold Message.
128 meg will hold about 4 hours of audio at 64kbps. You can use up to a 16 gig thumb drive!
 

Comes with a second  USB Thumb Drive with several Generic On Hold Messages
and Warble Ringtones for use on a PA system  (Click HERE see our Ring Relay to trigger it with ring voltage).


Trigger the Message over the PA or Speakers with a Dry Closure on the 3.5mm TRIGGER jack

3.5mm cable included - not needed for Message On Hold:


   


When you need to change what's being played just remove the Thumb Drive and put any mp3 audio on it using a PC (must be an mp3, not wav or other format).

Note that you can make different quality mp3s on your PC. If it's at least 64kbps stereo it will be great quality (it's turned into mono inside the Digital Message Player).

For a free open source sound editor for Windows, MAC and Linux checkout Audacity:   http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

You'll also need the free LAME mp3 Encoder to make mp3s with Audacity for Windows:  http://lame1.buanzo.com.ar/#lamewindl

Audacity lets you do an "Export" to various file formats. Choose mp3, click OPTIONS and choose 64K stereo.


It's easy to change the audio once a month, once a day or even once an hour for your Message On Hold or Message Playing over the PA in a store.

Make multiple Thumb Drives (they're cheap!), and put the Thumb Drive with the desired audio as needed into the player (takes about 10 seconds to start playing the new audio). It plays built-in generic music when the Thumb Drive is removed!

The Digital Message Player plays whatever is in the root of the Thumb Drive. If you'd like to play multiple audio files in order the Player will play them in alphanumeric order. Samples are included on the second USB Thumb Drive included with the Digital Message Player

If you want to keep all your audio files on one USB Thumb Drive just put your various files in one or more directories and copy the one you want to play into the root. The directories are ignored by the Digital Message Player. It doesn't matter what the mp3 file is named in the root. It will play one file, or all the mp3 files located in the root in alphanumeric order.

Click HERE for the Manual (pdf)

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Part Number: DSI7A   Price: $169.95


DIGITAL MESSAGE ON HOLD PLAYER with USB THUMB DRIVE - Model 50


Digital Message On Hold Model 40

 

  Digital Message On Hold Player with Included Thumb Drive

   Built-in Speaker ON/OFF Switch to Check the Audio

 



Digital Message On Hold Model 50 Connections

 

 


  Digital Message On Hold Player - Rear Panel

 

 


Rear Panel Contains:

  • 600 Ohm RCA Jack Output for MOH into KSU or PA Amplifier
    Comes with an RCA to RCA cable
     
  • Volume Control
     
  • Jack for included 9VDC Power Cube


Comes with a 128 meg USB Thumb Drive with a Generic On Hold Message.
128 meg will hold about 4 hours of audio at 64kbps. You can use up to a 16 gig thumb drive!
 

Comes with a second  USB Thumb Drive with several Generic On Hold Messages.


When you need to change what's being played just remove the Thumb Drive and put any mp3 audio on it using a PC (must be an mp3, not wav or other format).

Note that you can make different quality mp3s on your PC. If it's at least 64kbps stereo it will be great quality (it's turned into mono inside the Digital Message Player).

For a free open source sound editor for Windows, MAC and Linux checkout Audacity:   http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

You'll also need the free LAME mp3 Encoder to make mp3s with Audacity for Windows:  http://lame1.buanzo.com.ar/#lamewindl

Audacity lets you do an "Export" to various file formats. Choose mp3, click OPTIONS and choose 64K stereo.


It's easy to change the audio once a month, once a day or even once an hour for your Message On Hold.

Make multiple Thumb Drives (they're cheap!), and put the Thumb Drive with the desired audio as needed into the player (takes about 10 seconds to start playing the new audio). It plays built-in generic music when the Thumb Drive is removed!

The Digital Message Player plays whatever is in the root of the Thumb Drive. If you'd like to play multiple audio files in order the Player will play them in alphanumeric order. Samples are included on the second USB Thumb Drive included with the Digital Message Player

If you want to keep all your audio files on one USB Thumb Drive just put your various files in one or more directories and copy the one you want to play into the root. The directories are ignored by the Digital Message Player. It doesn't matter what the mp3 file is named in the root. It will play one file, or all the mp3 files located in the root in alphanumeric order.

Click HERE for the Manual (pdf)

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HANDSET AUDIO FEEDER™

Handset Audio Feeder

Play Audio from your PC, MP3 Player, CD
or PA Amplifier into your Phone's Handset


Speed Dial from your PC or MP3 Player, or play
Pre-Recorded Greetings or Sales Pitches to a Caller!



Make the World's Biggest Speed Dialer using the
Handset Audio Feeder™, and your computer or MP3 Player!

Just plug it in between the handset cord and the phone!

Plug the included 3.5mm Stereo Cord with Stereo Y Adapter into your PC's sound card or an MP3 player's headset jack, and feed the audio into your phone

The Handset Audio Feeder™ works with any telephone that uses an electret  type of microphone in the handset (which is in most modern phones), and where the dial is in the base (not in the handset).

To speed dial, you would need an application to "play" the Touch Tones back at the right speed, in the right order, with the right amount of pause between each digit.

A FREE Windows DTMF dialing application that lets you create a speed dial list is available at:

http://www.silverstones.com/DTMFDial.html

A shareware Windows DTMF dialing application that lets you create a speed dial list, which is around $30 to register, is available at:

http://www.phonedialerpro.com/#PDP

If you use Phone Dialer Pro, be sure to go into Options and click Dial without Modem, which will send dialing through the sound card. This program lets you assign a hot key to capture phone numbers off your PC screen, and even right click to dial a phone number from a web page.

You don't have to use any PC application to dial... Except a
wav or MP3 playing program, or an audio (MP3) player.

Just record yourself dialing a phone number with our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter, save it to a name like MikeSandmanOffice.wav, and play it back when you want to dial. Many music players let you make categories for songs which you can use to sort your speed dial numbers, and they allow you to hit the first letter of the name of the file to find a particular tune (speed dial number in this case!).

Click HERE to listen to the speed dial for our office.

If you have a 256 Meg MP3 Player, which is about the smallest you can get today, you could store 2,500 of the wav files like the one above (which is around 90K). A 2500 number speed dialer that fits in the palm of your hand, and sits nicely next to the phone on your desk!

If you had a Handset Audio Feeder™, you just play that wav file (recording of the digits) from your computer or audio player, and it will dial the number in the recording. Again, to make an audio recording of the dialing, you'll need our Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter to record the dialing to sound files on your computer (and then transfer them to your MP3 player, if desired).

To play back a sales pitch or greeting (to save your voice!), you'll need the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter attached to the handset jack of your phone to record yourself. You only need it while you're recording what you want to say, so you only need one per office if that's what you're using it for. That will let you use the sound recorder application that came with your computer to record the sales pitch.

By using the same handset or headset as you do on normal calls, the recording you make will sound like you're speaking live when you play that recording to the person on the phone. If you use a computer microphone or regular tape recorder to record the sales pitch, it won't match - and it will sound silly.

Click HERE to listen to Mike's greeting, recorded to his PC using the Deluxe Handset Recording Adapter.

Notice that it sounds like Mike is talking on the phone, so if he clicks PLAY on his PC wav player, the caller wouldn't know the greeting was recorded. That would be very handy if you have to repeat a long sales pitch numerous times every day!

Because the Handset Audio Feeder™ connects to the handset cord (not the wall jack), it will feed audio into almost any phone made (with a dial in the base), including electronic, digital and VoIP phones (since the handset cord is always analog audio). It won't work with cordless phones or Trimline type phones with the dial-in-handset (the handset cord on those phones don't contain the same signals as a regular phone).

To send or receive audio to cordless and Trimline type dial-in-handset phones, use our Phone Line Audio Coupler, that connects directly to an analog phone line or station port (instead of to the handset jack).

You can send almost any audio through the handset on your phone!  To play the audio from a PC or PA system through your phone's handset, all of the audio sent to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord will be heard by the person on the other end of the call. Connect it to the headset jack on a tape recorder, Line Out or Speaker Out on a PC sound card, or a 600 ohm line level output on a PA amplifier (don't connect it to a 70V speaker line output, but it will probably work OK on an 8 ohm speaker output).

There is no volume control on the Handset Audio Feeder™, so you'll need to adjust the volume on your computer or audio player for best match. There is a switch on the Handset Audio Feeder™ that allows you to turn on or off the audio feed from your PC, so the caller won't hear You've Got Mail or other sounds that normally play on your PC.

Because the Handset Audio Feeder™ is transformer isolated, it will prevent hum and distortion in the audio being sent from your computer or audio player.

NOTES:

The Handset Audio Feeder™ only sends the LEFT channel to the phone. This shouldn't matter in most cases, but you may have to switch the computer or audio player to MONO in your particular application. You can place a special order for a Handset Audio Feeder™ that sends a mono signal from both the LEFT and RIGHT channels to your handset, but if you plug it into your PC with the included Stereo Y Adapter, you'll always hear a MONO signal from the PC's speakers - that are also plugged into the Stereo Y Adapter.

Some VoIP phones don't have sidetone (you can't hear your own voice in the receiver while you're speaking), in which case you won't hear the audio that's going down the phone line (but they will hear it on the other end of the call).

Custom and Private Label versions available.

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THAT-2 - HANDSET AUDIO TAP

THAT-2 Handset Audio Tap

Record FROM or Send Audio TO
a Telephone's Handset Jack


Works with PCs, Recorders,
PA Systems and Audio Mixers


This convenient single box lets you record from a phone's handset, and play back to the phone through the handset. The pushbutton switch on the box lets you turn off the mic in the handset when you want to transmit audio into your phone, so it won't pick up background noise.

This is in a metal box, with both XLR and RCA connectors. It's used by lots of the radio station reporters since it's nearly indestructible, and will plug into almost anything - both consumer and professional equipment.

Great for playing voice prompts from a PC or CD player to your voice mail system or IVR!

Just plug it between the handset cord and the phone, and plug in either or both of the audio plugs (RCA and XLR) for send or receive into the PC or other audio device.

Because the THAT-2 outputs the same audio you hear on your handset, which has exactly the right mix of your voice and the caller's voice, your recordings will sound great!

If you were to record directly from a regular phone line instead of the handset, your voice is would be much louder than the caller's voice, making the recordings difficult to listen to.

The THAT-2 has a switch that lets you use a phone with an electret, dynamic or carbon transmitter - any phone with a handset, and a dial in the base. It won't work with Trimline style (dial-in-handset) or Cordless phones.

To record or broadcast the audio from the phone line to a PC or PA system, everything you hear on the phone line will be output to the RCA and XLR connectors. Connect it to a studio or remote mixer, tape recorder, PC sound card Line In or Mic In, or a 600 ohm line level input on a PA amplifier (it will probably work OK on an unbalanced mic input).

To play the audio from a PC or PA system into the phone, all of the audio sent to the RCA and XLR connectors will be heard by the person on the phone line. Connect it to a studio or remote mixer, the headset jack on a tape recorder, Line Out or Speaker Out on a PC sound card, or a 600 ohm line level output on a PA amplifier (don't connect it to a 70V speaker line output, but it will probably work OK on an 8 ohm speaker output).

The THAT-2 has separate volume controls for both Send and Receive audio.

If you understand mix-minus, you can use the THAT-2 with a mixer with (an AUX output) to produce a professional call-in show (there are various video tutorials on mix-minus on youtube... some good and some bad).

Because the THAT-2 is transformer isolated, it will prevent hum in your recordings and over a PA system. If you hear a hum with your current telephone line audio coupling method, you need the THAT-2.

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Part Number: KIT9B   Price: $219.95


VOICE PATH - HANDSET AUDIO TAP

Voice Path Handset Audio Tap

Record FROM and Send Audio TO
a Telephone's Handset Jack


Works with PCs, Recorders,
PA Systems and Audio Mixers


This convenient single box lets you record from a phone's handset, and play back to the phone through the handset. The pushbutton switch on the box lets you turn off the mic in the handset when you want to transmit audio into your phone, so it won't pick up background noise.

Great for playing voice prompts from a PC or CD player to your voice mail system or IVR!

Just plug it between the handset cord and the phone, and plug in either or both of the 3.5mm plugs for send or receive into the PC or other audio device.

Because the Voice Path outputs the same audio you hear on your handset, which has exactly the right mix of your voice and the caller's voice, your recordings will sound great!

If you were to record directly from a regular phone line instead of the handset, your voice is would be much louder than the caller's voice, making the recordings difficult to listen to.

The Voice Path has a switch that lets you use a phone with an electret, dynamic or carbon transmitter - any phone with a handset, and a dial in the base. It won't work with Trimline style (dial-in-handset) or Cordless phones.

To record or broadcast the audio from the phone line to a PC or PA system, everything you hear on the phone line will be output to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord. Connect it to a tape recorder, PC sound card Line In or Mic In, or a 600 ohm line level input on a PA amplifier (it will probably work OK on an unbalanced mic input).

To play the audio from a PC or PA system into the phone, all of the audio sent to the 3.5mm Stereo Cord will be heard by the person on the phone line. Connect it to the headset jack on a tape recorder, Line Out or Speaker Out on a PC sound card, or a 600 ohm line level output on a PA amplifier (don't connect it to a 70V speaker line output, but it will probably work OK on an 8 ohm speaker output).

If you understand mix-minus, you can use the Voice Path with a mixer with (an AUX output) to produce a professional call-in show (there are various video tutorials on mix-minus on youtube... some good and some bad).

Because the Voice Path is transformer isolated, it will prevent hum in your recordings and over a PA system. If you hear a hum with your current telephone line audio coupling method, you need the Voice Path will get rid of it!

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Part Number: KIT9N   Price: $109.95


INLINE PATCH - HYBRID COUPLER

Inline Patch Hybrid Coupler

Hybrid Coupler for
Analog Phone Lines



The Inline Patch lets you record both sides of a telephone conversation, or split the audio to hear just the outside caller or just the inside caller.

Because it provides up to 20db of separation between the inside and outside parties, the Inline Patch works great for radio or TV station talk shows where you need to feed the studio audio back to the caller.

If you understand mix-minus, you can use the Inline Patch with a mixer with (an AUX output) to produce a professional call-in show (there are various video tutorials on mix-minus on youtube... some good and some bad).

Works with PCs, Recorders, PA Systems and Audio Mixers for Radio and TV Studios.

Inline Patch Features:

  • Inject audio down the line in addition to, or instead of the phone's audio (That's why the host sounds so good on Radio and TV call-in shows).
  • Off Hook switch allows you to go on line without the need for a phone, and you can even go off hook remotely with a contact closure.
  • Provides talk battery so you can record from a phone with NO phone line!
  • Complete control of all volume levels and mix from front panel controls.
  • For Telecom Demo or Teleconference presentations, you can use a cordless telephone. This feature lets you walk around the room and talk over the telephone while everyone listens. The audience can try your IVR application without annoying feedback.
  • Does not disrupt Caller ID.
  • Stereo Output jack allows you to listen to the inside party on Right Channel, and the Outside Party on Left Channel (with 20db separation).
  • Connects inline between an Analog Phone Line and an Analog Telephone.
  • Has XLR and 3.5mm Input / Output / Remote Control Jacks.
  • Separate volume controls for the phone line, the phone, and audio out.
  • Separation control lets you mix the inside together, or separate them by up to 20db.

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Part Number: KIT9C   Price: $264.95


DESKTOP PC HANDSET ADAPTER

PC Handset Adapter


PC Handset Adapter

Use a regular telephone handset on your PC or Laptop

Works with any sound card, and most telephone handsets

Two 3.5mm plugs go into the MIC and SPEAKER / HEADSET Jacks on a PC or Laptop's Sound Card

Works great with Skype, or any VoIP softphone.

Mono output from the handset transmitter to both L & R channels  (a handset will always be mono).

Works with most handsets and telephone headsets with a modular plug... It must have an electret transmitter (mic) that's normal polarity (not reversed polarity), or just use our $9.95 Black Nortel Handset and $1.49 Black 12' Handset Cord.

Desktop PC Handset Adapter has 6' cords with 3.5mm plugs to go to your computer, and comes with double stick tape if you want to mount the Adapter.

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Part Number: DSI9H   Price: $24.95    |||    3+ Price:   $23.00


USB HANDSET ADAPTER

USB Handset Sound Card Dongle

 

USB Sound Card Dongle... Great for adding a real handset to a PC

Gives you a Second Sound Card  in your PC, if you already have one
 


USB Handset Sound Card Dongle Extension Cord



Includes Short Extension Cord for Easy Installation

     Case may be Black or White


Why the heck would you want a second sound card in your PC?  Because some VoIP phone applications (like Skype) that you run on a PC let you choose a different sound card to use with that application.

  Example Sound Card Choice in Skype
 

Sound Card Setup / Volume Screen in Skype

That means you may still be able to use the speakers on the PC normally, but use a handset or headset plugged into the USB Sound Card to make phone calls. In Windows, you'd need to go to Sounds and Audio Devices in the Control Panel, click on the Audio tab, and choose the systems main sound card for the system to use in general, in the drop-down box. Then go into your VoIP application, and choose the USB Sound Card for that application (only). Sometimes it will work, sometimes it will work right, and sometimes it won't. You do need to be a little geeky to mess with this stuff in Windows.

If you just need to use a handset temporarily to make a call, most PCs will simply change over to the USB Sound Card Dongle for all audio when you plug it in. That's handy if you're going to use Skype etc. on one or two calls on a desktop or laptop. It will let you use Skype etc. right away, and then usually return the system to using the built-in sound card, and then unplug it to return to the regular speakers (may require a reboot).

If you are using a handset in a kiosk, it's a better idea to plug directly into a sound card if it's available, rather than a USB device. On reboot, sometimes USB drivers don't load correctly in Windows.

The USB Sound Card Dongle works in XP, Vista and Windows 7 (those operating systems have generic USB sound card the drivers built-in).  It doesn't come with a driver disk, and we don't have any other drivers.  It might work in Linux if your version recognizes generic USB sound cards.

There are much more expensive USB sound cards out there, but this was the best we could find that worked perfectly, at a reasonable price.

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RCA MONO Y ADAPTER - 1 MALE to 2 FEMALES

RCY Mono Y Adapter - 1 Male to 2 FemalesRCA Mono Y Adapter - 1 Male Plug to 2 Female Jacks

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3.5mm STEREO Y ADAPTER

3.5mm Stereo Y Adapter3.5mm Stereo Y Adapter

Connects two 3.5mm stereo or mono plugs to a singe 3.5mm Stereo Plug (also works on mono).

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Part Number: MON9K   Price: $3.99


3.5mm MONO FEMALE (Jack) to 2.5mm MONO MALE (Plug) ADAPTER

3.5mm Mono Jack to 2.5mm Mono Plug Adapter3.5mm Mono Jack to 2.5mm Mono Plug Adapter

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Part Number: HST2M   Price: $0.99


6 FOOT STEREO 3.5mm MALE to 3.5mm MALE AUDIO CORD

6 Foot STEREO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Male Audio Cord6 Ft STEREO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Male Audio Cord

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Part Number: SWI5F   Price: $2.19


12 FOOT STEREO 3.5mm MALE to 3.5mm MALE STEREO AUDIO CORD

12 Foot STEREO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Male Audio Cord12 Ft STEREO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Male Audio Cord

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12 FOOT STEREO 3.5mm MALE to 3.5mm FEMALE EXTENSION CABLE

12 Foot STEREO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Female Stereo Extension Cable12 Ft STEREO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Female Audio Cable

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Part Number: KIT8T   Price: $3.99    |||    10+ Price:   $2.99


12 FOOT STEREO 2.5mm MALE to 2.5mm MALE STEREO AUDIO CORD

12 Foot STEREO 2.5mm Male to 2.5mm Male Stereo Audio Cord12 Ft STEREO 2.5mm Male to 2.5mm Male Stereo Audio Cord

NOTE: These are the smaller 2.5mm plugs, not the larger 3.5mm plugs!

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Part Number: MMA2J   Price: $4.99


6 FOOT MONO 3.5mm MALE to 3.5mm MALE AUDIO CORD

6 Foot MONO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Male Audio Cord6 Foot MONO 3.5mm Male to 3.5mm Male Audio Cord

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3.5mm MONO MALE (Plug) to RCA MONO MALE (Plug) Audio Cord

3.5mm Mono Plug to RCA Mono Audio Cord6 Foot MONO Male RCA to Male 3.5mm Audio Cord

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6 FOOT MONO MALE RCA to MALE RCA AUDIO CORD

6 Foot MONO Male RCA to Male RCA Audio Cord6 Foot MONO Male RCA to Male RCA Audio Cord

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Part Number: SWI4A   Price: $1.99


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