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ARCADIA CENTRAL STATION

Scalable 1RU IP intercom device integrating FreeSpeak and HelixNet with I.V. Direct, Dante, 2-Wire and 4-Wire interfaces.

Details

Arcadia Central Station
  • Combined Wired and Wireless Intercom
  • I.V. Direct Clear-Com Global Interfacing

            - LQ
            - Eclipse E-IPA
            - Arcadia

  • Local Dante and Analog Interfacing
  • CCM browser setup, configuration & monitoring
  • Scalable Licensed Port capacity
  • Front panel color touch screen with encoders for control and configuration
  • Plug-and-go central discovery and pairing
Capacity

FreeSpeak Wireless Intercom

  • (10) E1 Transceivers (1.91, 2.4 GHz)
  • (32) IP Transceivers (1.91, 5 GHz)
  • (64) Beltpacks2 (1.91, 2.4, 5 GHz)

HelixNet Wired Intercom

  • (24) Enabled Channels2
  • (24) Powerline Devices
  • (128) User Stations (Beltpack, Speaker- & Remote)

• I.V. Direct Clear-Com Interface

  • (16) I.V. Direct Ports2

Dante Audio Network Interfaces

  • (64) Dante Ports2
Configuration
  • • (168) Licensed Ports2
    - FreeSpeak Beltpack
    - HelixNet Enabled Channel
    - I.V. Direct Port
    - Dante Port
  • (100) Channels
  • (100) Groups
  • (200) Roles for FreeSpeak & HelixNet
Connectivity
  • (8) Four-Wire - 1 for PGM/SA
  • (4) 2-Wire - 550mA per pair
  • (2) GPI Optically Isolated
  • (4) GPO Relay
  • (2) FreeSpeak E1 - RJ45/SFP switchable
  • (4) LAN - (2) RJ45, (2) SFP;
    Assignable to Management, AES67,
    HelixNet, Dante Primary and Secondary

Footnotes:

11.9 GHz E1 and IPT transceivers should not overlap on the same system. Beltpacks will not roam between E1 and IPT Transceivers.

2Requires Arcadia with sufficient number of Licensed Ports.

Item Code

Arcadia with 4-pin Headset Connector

ARCADIA-X4-16P

ARCADIA-X4-32P

ARCADIA-X4-48P

ARCADIA-X4-64P

ARCADIA-X4-80P

ARCADIA-X4-96P

ARCADIA-X4-112P

ARCADIA-X4-128P

ARCADIA-X4-144P

ARCADIA-X4-160P

ARCADIA-X4-168P

Arcadia with 5-pin Headset Connector

ARCADIA-X5-16P

ARCADIA-X5-32P

ARCADIA-X5-48P

ARCADIA-X5-64P

ARCADIA-X5-80P

ARCADIA-X5-96P

ARCADIA-X5-112P

ARCADIA-X5-128P

ARCADIA-X5-144P

ARCADIA-X5-160P

ARCADIA-X5-168P

Licensed Port Upgrades

ARCADIA-8P-LIC

ARCADIA-16P-LIC

Includes: 

(1) Four-Wire PGM/SA Breakout Cable (CAB-RJ45-PGM-SA)

(1) External PSU (PSU-EXT-001)

Optional Parts: 

GN-250-TRS: Gooseneck Microphone Long

GN-450-TRS: Gooseneck Microphone Long

SFP-MMFO-1G-SX: Multi-mode LAN SFP

SFP-SMFO-1G-LX: Single-mode LAN SFP

SFP-RJ45-1G: RJ45 LAN SFP

SFP-MMFO-100M-FX: Multi-mode E1 SFP

SFP-SMFO-100M-LX: Single-mode E1 SFP

HLI-MMFO: Multi-mode E1 SFP - Legacy

HLI-SMFO: Single-mode E1 SFP - Legacy

272G048-SP: PSU Mounting Bracket

Product
Description

FreeSpeak - Wireless Intercom

Arcadia supports the FreeSpeak family of wireless intercom, including 1.9 GHz, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands which can be concurrently deployed on an Arcadia system.1 FreeSpeak antenna transceivers, connected via E1 CAT/Fiber plug and play cable connections or IP using AES67 capable networks, can be modularly added for coverage and capacity of beltpacks which can roam between overlapping transceivers. FreeSpeak beltpacks can have their keys assigned to any Channel, Group or Interface Port on the system. Each FreeSpeak beltpack requires an Arcadia Licensed Port2.

 

HelixNet - Wired Partyline Intercom

Arcadia supports the HelixNet wired partyline intercom, including remote stations, speaker stations and beltpacks. Arcadia Channels can be selectively enabled for decentralized mixing in HelixNet User Stations. HelixNet user stations connect to Arcadia via an IP network or via standard 3 pin XLR connection using the HelixNet powerline device allowing multiple stations to connect of a passively split line. HelixNet User Stations can have their keysets assigned to any HelixNet Enabled Channel on the Arcadia system. Each HelixNet Enabled Channel requires an Arcadia Licensed Port2.

 

I.V. Direct - LQ & Eclipse E-IPA Interfacing

Arcadia can interface to LQ and Eclipse E-IPA equipped intercom systems locally & globally over LAN, WAN or Internet using Clear-Com’s Instant Voice I.V. Direct ports. I.V. Direct port includes bi-directional audio, and are easily routable through firewalls with adjustable network Quality-of-Service settings and secured with username and password. I.V. Direct ports receiving connection from LQ include call and virtual GPIO control signaling that are available in the Arcadia Logic module. I.V. Direct interface ports are assignable to any Channel, Group, FreeSpeak and Arcadia keyset on the system:

 

I.V. Direct provide Interface Expansion with LQ

  • 2-Wire & 4-Wire Interface with LQ 2 & 4-wire ports
  • Two-Way Radio Interface with LQ GPIO ports
  • SIP Interface on LQ with SIP License
  • Agent-IC & Station-IC on LQ with License
  • Gen-IC Virtual Intercom

 

I.V. Direct provide Intercom System Bridging

  • Eclipse-HX matrix with E-IPA (or IVC-32) IP card
  • Arcadia Central Station
  • Analog or 3rd Party Systems using LQ

Dante, Analog Audio & Control - Interfacing

Arcadia can interface to a variety of 3rd party audio and intercom systems with audio interface ports assignable to any Channel, Group, FreeSpeak and Arcadia keyset on the system:

  • Dante audio network interfaces allow any Dante input or output to connect to Arcadia. Each Dante port requires an Arcadia Licensed Port2.
  • 4-Wire provides the ability to connect analog line-level audio inputs and outputs to Arcadia.
  • 2-Wire Partyline allows interfacing to existing analog partyline intercom system infrastructures or to add Partyline user stations or interfaces using Arcadia’s built in power supply.
  • GPIO provides Inputs and Relay Outputs for system control. Inputs allow activation of audio crosspoints and call signals, while Outputs can be activated upon key presses, audio crosspoints and or call signals configurable in Arcadia’s Logic configurator.

 

Intercom User Station

Arcadia’s front panel user station provides four keysets on large, high resolution, color touch screens, assignable to any Channel, Group, FreeSpeak beltpack, Program Audio or Stage Announce on the Arcadia system. The user station is provisioned with a headset connection, gooseneck mic connector and a loudspeaker in addition to All Call, Stage Announce and Remote Mic Kill.

 

System Configuration

Arcadia front panel menus provide the ability to configure the basic system configuration using an interface consisting of color touch screens coupled with tactile rotary encoders and buttons. With the front panel, wireless beltpacks and transceivers can be added to the system, 2-Wire connections can be nulled and network addresses configured. Arcadia’s Core Configuration Manager™ (CCM) is an integrated, browser-based configuration utility enabling rapid setup, configuration and monitoring of the system.

 

Licensed Ports - Scalable Capacity

Arcadia hardware platform allows capacity to be activated as customer requirements grow or features are developed. Arcadia’s flexible licensing options allow right-sizing of the system required via Licensed Port Capacity. As the need for greater capacity grows or a new feature is needed, field deployable Licensed Port Upgrades can be used to increase Arcadia’s intercom footprint.

Technical
Specifications

Capacity

FreeSpeak Wireless Intercom

(10) E1 Transceivers (1.91, 2.4 GHz)

(32) IP Transceivers (1.91, 5 GHz)

(64) Beltpacks2 (1.91, 2.4, 5 GHz)

HelixNet Wired Intercom

(24) Enabled Channels2

(24) Powerline Devices

(128) User Stations (Beltpack, Speaker- & Remote)

I.V. Direct Clear-Com Interfaces

(16) I.V. Direct Ports2

Dante Audio Network Interfaces

(64) Dante Ports2

 
Configuration

(128) Licensed Ports2
• FreeSpeak Beltpack
• HelixNet Enabled Channel, accessible by multiple HelixNet User Stations
• I.V. Direct Interface Port
• Dante Interface Port
(100) Channels
(100) Groups
(200) Roles for FreeSpeak & HelixNet

 
Licenses

Delivery: License Ticket, may include multiple licenses

License Host: Arcadia

Activation: Via CCM, Online (recommended) or Offline

Transferable: No, fixed to Arcadia

Recovery: Yes, by Clear-Com Support or Service Center

 
Permanent Licenses

Part number: ARCADIA-8P-LIC, ARCADIA-16PLIC
Capability: Additional 8 or 16 Licensed Port Upgrade Option
Validity: Perpetuity. Does not expire

Note: Licensed Port capacity is ordered with Arcadia. ARCADIA-8P-LIC and ARCADIA-16PLIC allow upgrade of Arcadia capacity in the field

 

Connectors

Headset: 4-pin XLR-M (X4), 5-pin XLR-F (X5)

Gooseneck Microphone: ¼” TRS Threaded

2-Wire I/O: (4) XLR-3F

4-Wire I/O: (8) RJ45

Audio Crossover Mode: Software selectable; Special use of Port #8 using provided cable

Program input/ Stage output: XLR-3F, XLR-3M

GPIO: (2) DB9F (1 GPI, 2 GPO, 12V - each connector)

FreeSpeak II E1 TCVR/SPL Ports: (2) RJ45, (2) SFP (RJ45 or SFP)

FSII DECT Synchronization: (2) RJ45 (Input and Output)

LAN: (2) RJ45, (2) SFP (Function assignable)

AC Power Connector: IEC-C14

DC Power Connector: KPJX-4S-S

Grounding Screw: Terminal

Note: While mechanically identical, SFPs are designed with different properties for data rates, power and fiber cable type. Please refer to the Clear-Com SFP Compatibility Chart for compatible SFP transceivers.

 

Controls and Indicators

Front Panel:
(2) Color Touch Screen Displays
(2) Power Supply Status LED
(1) Mic mute button
(1) Headset/Gooseneck Mic Input Select button
(1) Menu Access Button
(1) FN Button – For future use
(4) Encoders for Menu & Level Control
(1) Reset button - for service use only
(1) Speaker Mute LED
(1) Main Listen Level LEDs
Rear Panel:
(2) LAN RJ45 Link/Activity LEDs
(2) FSII E1 TCVR RJ45 Link/Activity LEDs
(4) 2-Wire Power / Configuration Indicator LEDs

 

Microphone Input

Input Type: Dynamic/Electret - Selectable

Headset Mic Voltage: 5V

Input Level (nominal): -45dBu

Input Level (max): -10dBu

Frequency Response: 200Hz to 12kHz ±3dB

Mic Limiter Threshold: -35dBu ±3dB

Mic Limiter Range: ≥ 20dB

 
Loudspeaker and Amplifier

Speaker: 1.6 x 2.8”

Load: 4Ω 

Max Speaker Level: 87dB ± 2dB SPL A at 3ft/1m

Frequency Response: 100Hz – 10kHz

Max Output Level before 1% Distortion: 18dBu ± 2dB

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0.5% THD at 1kHz

 

Footnotes:

11.9 GHz E1 and IPT transceivers should not overlap on the same system. Beltpacks will not roam between E1 and IPT Transceivers.

2Requires Arcadia with sufficient number of Licensed Ports.

4-Wire Line Level Interfaces

Transformer balanced input and output

Input:

Nominal Level: 0dBu (adjustable -12dB to +12dB)

Maximum Level: +18dBu

Frequency Response: 80Hz to 20kHz ±3dB

Impedance: >= 10KΩ 

Output:

Nominal Level: 0dBu (adjustable -12dB to +12dB)

Maximum Level: +18dBu

Frequency Response: 80Hz to 20kHz ±3dB

Impedance: 200Ω + 10%

 

2-Wire Partyline Interfaces

Unbalanced High-Impedance bridging

Compatibility: Clear-Com, RTS-TW with Call and Remote Mic Kill

Termination: Optional per pair (A/B or C/D)

Nulling: User initiated Auto-Calibration

Null Depth: >60dB at 1kHz

Nominal Level: -18dBu (CC), -12dBu (RTS-TW)

Headroom: 18dB

Frequency Response: 200Hz to 12kHz. ±3dB

Impedance: >= 10KΩ bridging

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0.1% THD @ 1 kHz

Power: 560mA optional per pair (A/B or C/D)

Voltage: 25-28V DC

Use Encore Partyline Power Calculator to validate power requirements of the analog partyline intercom system

 

Frequency Response

Headset Mic: 200Hz to 12kHz
Gooseneck Mic: 200Hz to 12kHz
Speaker: 100Hz to 10kHz
Freespeak Edge: 200Hz to 12kHz
Freespeak II: 200Hz to 7.1kHz
HelixNet: 200Hz to 10kHz
I.V. Direct: 50Hz to 7.1kHz
Dante: 20Hz to 20kHz
4-Wire: 80Hz to 20kHz
2-Wire: 200Hz to 12kHz

 

Logic Power Output

To power Logic Inputs

Output Voltage: 12V, separate pin
Current (Max): 2mA

 

Logic Inputs - GPI

Assignable to activation of audio crosspoints or call

Input: 2
Style: Optically isolated
Input Voltage Range: 4 - 30V DC or AC
Input Current: >=1.2mA required

 
Logic Outputs – GPO / Relay

Assignable to talk, call keys and audio crosspoints or call

Outputs: 4
Style: SPDT / Power Relay
Normalized: Open or Closed, separate pins
Switching Voltage (Max): 30V DC
Switching Current (Max): 1A

 
Power

AC Internal Power Supply:
Input Frequency Range:
100 - 240V AC
Input Frequency Range: 50 - 60Hz
Input Power (Max): 160W
BTU (Max): 545BTU/h
Input Power Connector: IEC-C14
DC Power Input:
Voltage:
12V DC ± 5%
Current (Max): 12A
Power (Max): 144W
BTU (Max): 491BTU/hr
Input Power Connector: KPJX-4S-S
 

This unit can be powered via DC input using:

AC Adapter - Inline:
Type:
PSU-EXT-001 (supplied)
Mounting Bracket: 272G048 (optional)
Input Voltage Range: 100 - 240V AC
Input Frequency Range: 50 - 60Hz
Input Power Connector: IEC-C14
Output Voltage: 12V DC ± 5%
Output Current (Max): 12.5A
Output Power (Max): 150W
Output Power Connector: KPPX-4-P

 

Environmental

Operating: 32° to 113°F (0° to 45°C)

Storage: -22° to 158°F (-30° to 70°C)

Humidity: 20-90% Non-Condensing

 
Dimensions

1RU, 19 x 1.7 x 13.9in (WxHxD)

(482.6 x 43.2 x 353.1mm)

 
Weight

7.3lbs (3.3kg)

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