44 Wale Street - Cape Town

Cape Metropolitan Council at 44 Wale Street - TOA's VM-3000 PA and Evac system with matrixing capabilities.



44 Wale Street

Installer: Fire Spec Systems cc

Consultant: City of Cape Town

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Vm-3000 is fully EN 54 compliant

TOA's VM-3000 - The World's First Total Solution for EN 54 Compliant Voice Alarm Systems


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The Cape Metropolitan Council is housed in the 44 Wale Street building. The CMC is responsible for basic facilities such as water, sanitation and housing in the greater Cape Town area, which is a key aspect of the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP). TOA's VM-3000 emergency voice evacuation system was installed, based on its already large footprint in similar buildings around the country. The system is fully EN54-16 and EN54-4 certified and this was one of the requirements. Speakers used in the building are the TOA PC-1867FC and the TOA SC-610MBS which are both certified according to EN54-24.


PC-1867FC (6W) - EN54-24 certified & BS-5839 compliant



BSC-610MBS fire-rated wall mount speaker (EN54-24)

Also availablein 15watt and 30watt.

About the VM-3000:

Combining an emergency voice alarm system with digital audio PA, paging and BGM functionality, the VM-3000 Series from TOA brings new levels of flexibility to the deployment of PA/VA in small to medium-sized commercial projects - all at an affordable price.

Suitable for most applications and including retail stores, nursing homes, schools, fitness clubs and smaller shopping centres, the VM-3000 offers a range of emergency functions (including built-in voice alarm and continuous speaker line monitoring without interruption of BGM distribution or paging announcements).

All audio is digitally processed and controlled, resulting in PA broadcasting, paging and BGM delivery of consistently high sound quality and intelligibility.

The system is controlled by a choice of two system amplifiers, and can be expanded using up to nine VM extension amplifiers (each of which offers six assignable speaker zone outputs to give a maximum of 60 speaker zones with their own programmable volume setting).
High quality, electronic voice messages are built in, and the whole system has been designed as a 'one-box' package that's easy to set-up and maintain.




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