Toa Electronics VM-3240VA 240W Voice Alarm System Amplifier (3 RU)

Toa Electronics VM-3240VA 240W Voice Alarm System Amplifier (3 RU)

Toa Electronics VM-3240VA 240W Voice Alarm System Amplifier (3 RU)

Toa Electronics VM-3240VA 240W Voice Alarm System Amplifier (3 RU)

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  • For Music/Paging/Pre-Recorded Playback
  • Can Store Up to Six General Messages
  • Can Store Up to Four Emergency Messages
  • 85 dB S/N Ratio
  • UL2572, ULC-S576 and UL864 Compliant
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Toa Electronics VM-3240VA AMQ overview

  • 1Description

The VM-3240VA from Toa Electronics is a voice alarm system controller with one 240W power amplifier. It can be mounted in a 3 RU EIA-Standard equipment rack. The unit is equipped with analog audio inputs for music distribution, paging announcements, or pre-recorded audio source playback. Its speaker output section has six individual zone selectors with corresponding volume controls. Up to six general messages/tones and four emergency messages/tones may be uploaded to and stored on the VM-3240VA.

Non-emergency messages can be prioritized (seven levels) and triggered by an RM-200M paging microphone or external contact closures. Emergency broadcasts override all non-emergency operations and are triggered from the front panel or a contact closure. All emergency system connections are monitored. The VM-3240VA is fully compliant with NFPA72 requirements and listed to UL2572, ULC-S576 and UL864 for Mass Notification and Fire Voice applications.

In the Box
Toa Electronics VM-3240VA 240W Voice Alarm System Amplifier (3 RU)
  • 6.6' Power Cable
  • 2 x 9.8' Link Cable
  • 4 x Plastic Feet and Screws
  • Emergency Microphone
  • 3 x 14-Pin Removable Terminal Plugs
  • 16-Pin Removable Terminal Plug
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Toa Electronics VM-3240VA AMQ specs

    Frequency Response 50 Hz - 20 kHz, ±3 dB (1/3 rated output)
    800 Hz - 2.8 kHz (UL2572)
    400 Hz - 4 kHz (CAN/ULC-S576)
    Distortion 0.7% or less (at rated output, 1 kHz)
    S/N Ratio 85 dB or more
    Audio Characteristics Sampling Frequency: 48 kHz
    A/D D/A Converter: 24 bit
    Inputs Input 1 - 3: Combo XLR-1/4" / 6.3 mm jack, -50 dB (Mic) / -10 dB (Line) (changeable), 600 Ohms, electronically balanced
    Input 4: 14-pin removable terminal block, -50 dB (Mic) / -10 dB (Line) (changeable), 600 Ohms, electronically balanced
    BGM 1 - 2: RCA pin jack, -10 dB, 10 kOhms, unbalanced
    External AMP Input: 14-pin removable terminal block, 70 V line
    Outputs Speaker Output 1 - 2: Max 240 W per output
    Speaker Output 3 - 6: Max 100 W per output
    Speaker Output 1 - 6: 14-pin removable terminal block, total within rated output
    Recommended Minimum Load: 245 Ohms (20 W) at 70 V for speaker line failure detection
    Direct Output: 16-pin removable terminal block, direct output from internal or external amplifier
    Recording Output BGM/Paging: RCA pin jack, 0 dB, 10 kOhms
    Ground Fault Detection: 0 Ohms
    Wire to Wire Fault Detection: 0 Ohms
    VM-Link Connectors Input: RJ45 female, for VM-3240VA
    Output: RJ45 female for VM-3240E
    Link Cable: Category 5 shielded twisted-pair straight cable (Cat5-STP)
    Link RM Link
    Input 1 - 2: Connection to RM-300MF/200M Remote Microphone, RJ45 female connector
    Maximum Distance: Total 2625' / 800 m between this unit and remote microphones
    Link Cable: Category 5 shielded twisted-pair straight cable (Cat5-STP)

    VM Link
    Output: Audio and control link to a VM-3240E extension amplifier, RJ45 female connector
    Link Cable: Category 5 shielded twisted-pair straight cable (Cat5-STP)

    DS Link
    To Local VX-2000DS: RJ45 female connector
    Link Cable: Category 5 shielded twisted-pair straight cable (Cat5-STP)
    Network I/F 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX (automatic negotiation), RJ45 female connector
    Maximum Distance: 328' / 100 m between this unit and a switching hub
    Link Cable: Category 5 shielded twisted-pair straight cable (Cat5-STP)
    Control General Control
    Input 1 - 8: No-voltage make contact input, open voltage: 24 VDC
    Short-Circuit Current: 14-pin removable terminal block, 2 mA or less
    Output 1 - 8: Isolated open collector output, withstand voltage: 30 VDC
    Operating Current: 14-pin removable terminal block, 10 mA or less

    Emergency Control
    Input 1 - 5: No-voltage make contact input, open voltage: 24 VDC
    Short-Circuit Current: RJ45 female connector, 2 mA or less
    Input 6: Isolated voltage input, inactive: -24 V, ±20%
    Active: RJ45 female connector, +24 V, ±20%
    Status Output: Relay contact output, withstand voltage: 40 VDC
    Operating Current: RJ45 female connector, 2 to 300 mA
    Power Input/Output Power Input: From VX-2000DS only (operating range: 20 to 40 VDC)
    PS Output: 28 VDC / 18 A
    M4 screw terminal, distance between barriers: 11 mm
    Power Source 120 VAC, 60 Hz
    Power Consumption 690 VA (at rated output), 260 W (UL60065), 63 W (no signal)
    Rated Output Power 240 W, 21 Ohms (UL60065)
    200 W, 25 Ohms (UL2572)
    200 W, 25 Ohms (CAN/ULC-S576 with separate UPS)
    100 W, 50 Ohms (CAN/ULC-S576)
    Total amplifier output (1 - 6 and Direct Output)
    DC Output 22 VDC special application, maximum current 0.3 A (for RM-200M only)
    Operating temperature 32 to 120°F / 0 to 49°C
    Operating Humidity 5 to 95% RH (no condensation)
    Finish Panel: Aluminum, hair-line, black
    Case: Surface-treated steel plate, black paint
    Dimensions 18.98 x 5.22 x 16.98" / 48.2 x 13.3 x 43.1 cm
    Weight 36.38 lb / 16.5 kg

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