Debswana, diamond miners in Botswana choose TOA's N-8000 IP Intercom system for secure & reliable inter office communications
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Debswana is the world's leading diamond producer by value and has played a significant role in the transformation of Botswana’s economy that it was. It is the largest non-government employer and the largest earner of foreign exchange in Botswana.
Debswana's mining operations have been largely responsible for transforming Botswana from an agriculturally based economy in the 1960s to a country that has consistently displayed one of the highest economic growth rates in the world.
N-8000 system components
N-8010MSY Standard Master Station
N-8000 IP Intercom Exchange
N-8050DS Indoor Substation
The N-8000 Series IP Network Intercom offers flexible communications for up to 1280 stations on existing corporate local and wide area data networks. Built on TOA’s proven NX-100 network audio technology, the new IP Intercom products occupy minimal network bandwidth (130 kbps maximum) for station-to-station calls and can be controlled and monitored through software or web browser. Programmable system functions include 160 paging zones, time-based call forwarding and scan monitoring.
The backbone of the new system is the compact N-8000EX Exchange which supports 16 stations and occupies only one rack space. Features include a 10/100BaseT port for connection to standard network hardware and two paging audio outputs. Larger systems can be easily configured with up to 80 exchanges and 1,280 stations. The economy N-8010EX IP Intercom Exchange, featuring one speech link, is available as a lower-cost alternative to the four-link N-8000EX IP Intercom Exchange. The N-8000MI Multi-Interface Unit features telephone interface, BGM input, paging outputs, control signaling plus functions as an interface to legacy TOA EXES intercom systems.
Two-wire stations include The N-8000MS Multifunctional Master Station, equipped with a 32 character alphanumeric LCD display, handset and speed dial functions; the N-8010MS Standard Master Station with keypad and handset; the N-8020MS Industrial Master Station, built to withstand severe environmental conditions; and the N-8011MS Hands-Free Master Station offering hands-free simultaneous two-way (duplex) communication via an innovative ambient noise sensing function. Other two-wire stations include the N-8030MS Flush-Mount Hands-free Master Station, N-8040DS Indoor Sub-station and Q-N-8040WP Outdoor Sub-station. For custom station applications, TOA offers the N-8031SB Hands-free Master Station Board Unit and the N-8050SB Hands-free Substation Board Unit. Station line monitoring is also available via software, web browser or station display.
Ethernet stations include the N-8500MS IP Multi-function Master Station, which has a built-in Ethernet connection for direct network connection, a 32 character alphanumeric LCD display, and handset and speed dial functions. The N-8540DS IP Indoor Sub-station also connects directly to the network and includes a vandal-resistant call-switch and control output for door release. A weather-resistant version is also available, model Q-N-8540WP IP Outdoor Sub-station.
5 x N-8050DS; 55 x N-8010MS; 10 x N-8000EXCE
108 x N-8011MS and 108 x YC-290
N-80011MS Hands-free Master Station