ve120a ip one-way 8” ceiling speaker

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The VE120A IP One-Way 8” Ceiling Speaker
enables voice access to a single zone of one-way
paging over an IP-based LAN/WAN. This allows a
page zone extension anywhere on the network.
The speaker level is electrically adjusted during set
up. The enclosure is made of steel with a durable
white powder coated finish. Power is provided to
the VE120A via a Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch
meeting the 802.3af specification.
Access Methods
PBX, FXO Port w/VE8011
POTS telephone set w/VE8011
PBX, FXS Port w/VE8021
Valcom M Cast Page Group
SIP – enabled telephone system
13.0” Dia x 3.8” D
(33.0cm Dia. x 9.7cm D)
Weight: 2.5 lbs (1.13 kg)
RJ-45 network connection
Power over Ethernet (POE) 802.3af compatible
High Efficiency Class-D Amplifier
0 to +40° C
0 to 85% non-precipitating
Precautionary Designations
FCC Information
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of electric shock,
Do not remove cover.
No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class A digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference when
the equipment is operated in a commercial
environment. This equipment generates, uses
and can radiate radio frequency energy and if
not installed and used in accordance with the
instruction manual, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area
may cause harmful interference in which case
the user will be required to correct the
interference at his own expense.
This symbol indicates that dangerous
voltage constituting a risk of electric
shock is present within this unit.
This symbol indicates that there are
important operating and maintenance
instructions in the literature accompanying
this unit.
-10 dB Line Level Out Connection:
The -10dBm Line Level Out may be connected to
up to 40 Valcom Self Amplified Speakers in order to
provide additional sound reinforcement in an area.
1. Read these instructions.
Lisez ces instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
Conservez ces instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
Respectez tous les avertissements.
4. Follow all instructions.
Suivez toutes les instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
Ne pas utiliser cet appareil près de l'eau.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
Nettoyer avec un chiffon sec.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
Ne pas bloquer les ouvertures de ventilation. Installer formément aux instructions du
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Ne pas installer à proximité de sources de chaleur telles que radiateurs, registres de
chaleur, poêles ou autres appareils (y compris les amplificateurs) produisant de la chaleur.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug
has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a
third grounding prong. The wide blade and the third prong are provided for your safety. If
the provided plug does not fit into your outlet consult an electrician for replacement of the
obsolete outlet.
Ne pas contourner le dispositif de sécurité de la fiche polarisée ou de mise à la terre. Une
fiche polarisée possède deux lames dont une plus large que l'autre. Une fiche de terre a
deux lames et une troisième broche de mise à la terre. La lame large et la troisième
broche sont fournies pour votre sécurité. Si la fiche fournie ne rentre pas dans votre prise,
veuillez consulter un électricien pour le remplacement de la prise obsolète.
10.Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11.Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
N'utilisez que des fixations / accessoires spécifiés par le fabricant.
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table specified
by the manufacturer or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is
used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination
to avoid injury from tip-over.
Utilisez uniquement avec le chariot, stand, trépied, support ou table spécifié par le
fabricant ou vendu avec l'appareil. Quand un chariot est utilisé, Soyez prudent lorsque
vous déplacez l'ensemble chariot / appareil pour éviter des blessures dues au
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for a long period of time.
Débranchez cet appareil pendant les orages ou lorsqu'il n'est pas utilisé pendant une
longue période de temps.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way. Such as when the power supply cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled, objects have fallen into the apparatus or the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture and does not operate normally or has
been dropped.
Confiez toute réparation à un personnel qualifié. Une réparation est nécessaire lorsque
l'appareil a été endommagé de quelque façon. Par exemple lorsque le cordon
d'alimentation ou la fiche est endommagé, du liquide a été renversé, si des objets sont
tombés dans l'appareil ou le appareil a été exposé à la pluie ou à l'humidité et ne
fonctionne pas normalement ou s'il est tombé.
Cut an 8.50” diameter hole in ceiling tile. After
connections have been made to the speaker, attach
speaker to ceiling tile using the mounting hardware
provided. (A metal backbox with rails is available
separately as model V-9916M-5).
Figure 1. VE120A Connections
Network Connection
The VE120A has one RJ-45 network connector on
the rear panel. Use a standard patch cable to
connect the VE120A to an Ethernet switch
providing Power over Ethernet (PoE) meeting the
802.3af specification. If the switch does not provide
power, a mid-span power injector may be used.
(See Figure 1)
Information specific to your application will need to
be programmed into the VE120A using a computer.
The PC used for programming should be connected
to the same subnet as the VE120A.
Setup will be done using the IP Solutions Setup
Tool. Download the latest version of the free
IP Solutions Setup Tool from the Valcom website
Mute Out Connection: The Mute Out may
optionally be connected to the mute input of
Valcom Classroom audio management systems in
order to suspend locally originated classroom audio
during intercom announcements.
Valcom equipment is not field repairable. Valcom,
Inc. maintains service facilities in Roanoke, VA.
Should repairs be necessary, attach a tag to the
unit clearly stating your company name, address,
phone number, contact person and the nature of
the problem. Send the unit to:
When trouble is reported, verify power is being
supplied to the unit and there are no broken
connections. If a spare unit is available, substitute
a spare unit for the suspected defective unit.
Assistance in troubleshooting is available from the
factory. Call (877) 427-2166 and ask for Valcom
Engineered Solutions Technical Support or visit our
website at
Valcom, Inc.
Repair & Return Dept.
5614 Hollins Road
Roanoke, Va. 24019-5056
Valcom, Inc. warrants its products only to the original purchaser, for its own use, to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under conditions of
normal use and service for a period of one year from the date of shipment. This Limited Warranty obligation shall be limited to the replacement, repair or refund
of any such defective device within the warranty period, provided that:
1. inspection by Valcom, Inc. indicates the validity of the claim;
2. the defect is not the result of damage, misuse or negligence after the original shipment;
3. the product has not been altered in any way or repaired by others and that factory sealed units are unopened (a service charge plus parts
and labor will be applied to units defaced or physically damaged);
4. freight charges for the return of products to Valcom are prepaid;
5. all units 'out of warranty' are subject to a service charge. The service charge will cover minor repairs (major repairs will be subject to
additional charges for parts and labor).
This Limited Warranty is in lieu of and excludes all other warranties, expressed or implied and in no event shall Valcom, Inc. be liable for any
anticipated profits, consequential damages, loss of time or other losses incurred by the buyer in connection with the purchase, operation,
maintenance, installation, removal or use of the product. The maximum liability of Valcom under this warranty is limited to the purchase price of the
specific Product covered by the warranty.
Disclaimer. Except for the Limited Warranty provided herein, the product is provided “as-is” without any warranty of any kind whatsoever including, without
This warranty specifically excludes damage incurred in shipment. In the event a product is received in damaged condition, the carrier should be notified
immediately. Claims for such damage should be filed with the carrier involved in accordance with the F.O.B. point.
Valcom, Inc.
5614 Hollins Road Roanoke, VA 24019-5056
Phone: (540) 563-2000 FAX: (540) 362-9800
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