DDS 5900

Digital Discussion System

Digital discussion system enables up to 250 meeting participants to hear each other clearly, across the room or across the country. Operates as stand-alone discussion system or connects to external AV equipment or videoconferencing system. Choice of portable or flush-mount discussion units for temporary or permanent installation.

The DDS 5900 Digital Discussion System is an all-in-one sound system that gives every participant their own microphone and loudspeaker, for clear sound in any size room. It easily connects to your videoconferencing system or recording equipment, and even allows for simultaneous translation when multi-lingual meetings take place.

The DDS 5900 combines the microphone, loudspeaker, interpretation audio, and user controls in an integrated system. Now with a choice of both permanently-installed flush-mount and portable discussion units, the DDS 5900 is equally at home in historic buildings and contemporary meeting spaces.

  • Corporate meeting rooms
  • City councils and regional government bodies
  • Educational institutions
  • Courtrooms
  • Non-profit organizations

  • Fully digital audio transmission
  • Control of up to 250 discussion units
  • Up to 32 units can be configured as interpreter units
  • 2 language interpretation channels
  • Up to 8 simultaneous open microphones
  • Support for 4 microphone operation modes: Automatic, FIFO, Manual and VOX (Voice activation)
  • 'Auto Off' of microphones
  • TCP/IP Ethernet connection for external control
  • DCS-LAN connection by use of shielded CAT5e cabling
  • Web browser interface for easy setup of system parameters
  • Discussion unit configurable as chairman, delegate or interpreter unit
  • Choice of button overlays for discussion unit
  • Scrambled audio to prevent eavesdropping

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Components

Conferencing

DC 5980 P

DC 5980 P Portable Discussion Unit for the DDS 5900 Discussion System

Portable discussion unit configurable as either chairman, delegate with mute, delegate without mute or interpreter unit.

Conferencing

DIS-CCU

DIS-CCU Central Control Unit

Central control unit for use with MXC-series, 5900-series, or 6000-series conference and discussion units.

Conferencing

DC 5900F

DC 5900F Discussion Unit, Flush Mount for the DDS 5900 Discussion System

Its compact size & modular design provide numerous options for permanently-installed discussion systems. Installs easily in the table surface with cabling hidden below.

FP 5921 F

FP 5921 F Front Plate for DC 5900 F discussion unit

Front plate displays the front panel and indicator lights with 'Speak' functionality.

FP 5921 F OL1

FP 5921 F OL1 Delegate Overlay for FP 5921 F with SPEAK and MUTE functionality

Delegate overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak' and 'Mute' controls.

FP 5921 F OL2

FP 5921 F OL2 Delegate Overlay for FP 5921 F with SPEAK functionality

Delegate overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak' control.

FP 5921 F OL3

FP 5921 F OL3 Chairman Overlay with SPEAK and DELEGATES OFF functionality

Chairman overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak' and 'All Delegates Off' controls.

FP 5921 F OL4

FP 5921 F OL4 Delegate overlay without any buttons (remote activation)

Delegate overlay facilitates basic operation of delegate untis.

FP 5981 F

FP 5981 F Front Plate for DC 5900 F discussion unit (SPEAK, HEADPHONE VOLUME CONTROL, CHANNEL SELECTION)

Front plate provides 'Speak', headphone volume control, and channel selection functionality.

FP 5981 F OL5

FP 5981 F OL5 Delegate Overlay with SPEAK, MUTE, HEADPHONE VOLUME CONTROL, CHANNEL SELECTION

Delegate overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak', 'Mute', language selection, and headphone volume controls.

FP 5981 F OL6

FP 5981 F OL6 Delegate Overlay with SPEAK, HEADPHONE VOLUME CONTROL, CHANNEL SELECTION

Delegate overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak', language selection, and headphone volume controls.

FP 5981 F OL7

FP 5981 F OL7 Chairman Overlay with SPEAK, DELEGATES OFF, HEADPHONE VOLUME, CHANNEL SELECTION

Chairman overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak', language selection, headphone volume, and 'All Delegates Off' controls.

GM 406 /416 / 420 / 425

GM 406 / 416 / 420 / 425 Gooseneck Microphones

Gooseneck microphone compatible with DCS 6000 and DDS 5900 conference units featuring Microflex capsules and CommShield® RF immunity.

GM 5923 & GM 5924

GM 5923 & GM 5924 Gooseneck microphones

Gooseneck microphones offer excellent frequency range and RF resistance in 2 lengths for optimal positioning and sound reproduction.

LS 5900 F

LS 5900 F Speaker Module for use with DC 5900 F

Speaker module provides numerous configuration options to suit a wide variety of applications.

Accessories

DC 5980 P ACC-DM

DC 5980 P ACC-DM Delegate Button Overlay for DC 5980 P

AC 5900 CC 20PK

AC 5900 CC 20PK Cable clamp, 20 pack

DH 6223

Stethoscope Headphone for Shure conference systems

DH 6225

Mono ear clip headphone for Shure conference systems

JB 6104

Junction Box for MXC and DDS 5900 conference systems

RP 6004

Repeater unit, splits one DCS-LAN chain into four for MXC or DDS 5900 conference systems

EX 6010

Extension power supply unit for MXC and DDS 5900 conference systems

DH 6021

Stereo headphone for Shure conference systems

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