DDS 5900 - Digital Discussion System

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.

How it works

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

Quality that’s in the Details

  • 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

Videos

Further Reading

Latest Articles

Case Studies

Beringen Community Council

Beringen's Community council recently chose to upgrade their existing discussion system with a brand new digital SHURE DDS5900 digital solution.

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Reviews

Components

Conferencing

DIS-CCU

Central Control Unit

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

Conferencing

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

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

Plate for DC 5900 F discussion unit

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

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

Delegate Overlay for FP 5921 F with SPEAK functionality

Delegate overlay facilitates operation of 'Speak' control.

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

Delegate overlay without any buttons (remote activation)

Delegate overlay facilitates basic operation of delegate untis.

FP 5981 F

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

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

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

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

/ 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

Gooseneck microphones

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

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

Delegate Button Overlay for DC 5980 P

DH 6223

Stethoscope Headphone for the DCS 6000 System

DH 6225

Mono ear clip headphone for portable conference units and digital receivers

RP 6004

Repeater unit, splits one DCS-LAN chain into four

EX 6010

Extension Power Supply Unit for DDS 5900 and DCS 6000

DH 6021

Stereo headphone for portable conference units

Support

Customer Support
Service & Repair

Detailed policy information regarding customer service numbers, service modifications, and replacement parts.

Service & Repair
Contact Us

Submit a ticket directly to Shure Customer Service staff, or reach out via phone or email.

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Documentation
Software & Firmware
Find An Answer
Camera Control for the MXC and MXCW system.
June 25, 2019

1 Beyond offers a camera and control system for the DIS-CCU. The API for the DIS-CCU has been integrated and tested by 1 Beyond. For more information: ...

Camera Control for the DDS 5900 system.
April 24, 2019

1 Beyond offers a camera and control system for the DIS-CCU. The API for the DIS-CCU has been integrated and tested by 1 Beyond. For more in ...

DIS-CCU and DCS 6000 mode
September 11, 2017

You need to install the FL6000 Feature License on the DIS-CCU.  Then DCS 6000 mode will appear on the System Setup page of the browser contr ...

DIS-CCU vs CU 5905
February 3, 2016

Compared to the CU 5905, the DIS-CCU offers 4 additional analog audio inputs, and 2 additional DCS-LAN chain connections.  In addition, the ...

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