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Tema AD696/BM Mic base for Multicast announcements


  • Easy to use Mic base for Multicast Announcements
  • Talk button with switch to enable disable background music
  • Option to select upto 7 different chimes / warning sounds before announcements
  • Always on electronic function
  • Adjustable flexible gooseneck with XLR connector
  • Easy integration with Tema AD615/S Audio Encoder


Available on backorder


The AD696 / BM amplified microphone base connects to an AD615 Tema Encoder to send announcements on the LAN in Multicast channels to the network amplifiers or to the AD600 IP-SIP speakers of the SipComStage line.

The table base is equipped with a “Talk” button to enable the microphone and a two-position switch to enable or disable the possible background music source connected to the AD615 Encoder.

The base allows you to send warning sounds (Dingdong or Chime) up to 7 different types pre-configured and selectable by a Dip-Switch positioned under the base. Upon request, the sounds (or short messages) can be customized according to customer specifications, maximum memory capacity 16sec.

Three bright LEDs on the base indicate the status of the activity.

“Always on” electronic function

Microphone capsule electret capacitor
Polar pattern cardioid
Frequency response 50-16.000Hz
Output impedance 150 Ohm
Sensitivity -40dB (0dB 1V / Pa @ 1Khz)
commands 1 “Talk” button, 1 switch
Notifications 3 LEDs (On Air, Music, Din-don)
Settings microphone volume and Din-don
No din-don sounds 7 selectable with dip-switches
Microprocessor 16-bit CPU
Sound memory E2prom 2Mb, 16sec of audio
Body made of impact-resistant metal alloy
Windproof hood black polyurethane foam
Arm flexible gooseneck in 2 removable points, with XLR connector
Arm length
Connector / Cable RJ45 8-way owner, C5 1,5mt
Supply 5V (From Encoder AD615)
Operating temperature -10 ° + 55 °
Storage temperature -20 ° + 65 °
Humidity 0 – 95% non condensing
dimensions 113 x 140 x H35 mm (without arm)
Weight 0.52 kg including cable


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