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Multiple Floor Example

High-rise buildings have structured run throughout. You can see an existing spare pair for Valcom paging. Distribute the page between floors or from one area in a building to another.
Multiple Building Example

Multi-building facilities may have wiring through underground conduit or overhead. You can use an existing spare pair for Valcom paging. Valcom Distributed Amplified Speakers require 2 pairs to operate--an audio pair (tip and ring) and a power pair (-24 Vdc and GND). Both are run with twisted pair CAT 3 or better structured cable. Locate power supplies near the speakers/horns they are powering.

*See chart below for power wire run limits.

Power Pair Run Chart

Power Pair Run
# of Speakers/Horns Per Power Run Power Run Wire Length (ft.)
15-Watt &
30 Watt
5-Watt Signature
Series™
Interior
Speakers
24
AWG
22
AWG
20
AWG
18
AWG
16
AWG
- - 1 4 1000 1600 2500 4000 6400
- 1 2 7 500 800 1280 2025 3220
- 2 4 15 250 400 640 1010 1610
1 4 8 30 125 200 320 500 805
2 8 - - - 100 160 250 400