Vitavox Battery-Powered Emergency Handset is based on previously employed handsets but with significant enhancements reflecting user requirements. Multiple handsets can be connected to a dual copper wire forming a stand alone, non-interfering communication channel.

  • No requirement for power from any vessel systems

  • All power provided by PP3 9V batteries

  • Up to 30 handsets used in same circuit

  • Approx. 12 hours constant use

  • Low battery warning pulse light

  • ‘Press-to-talk’ switch operated to enable speech and enhance earpiece output by 7 dB (A)

  • Provide direct communications between personnel

  • Each handset has call up and speech facility

  • Handset still operates if ship/ boat/ submarine incurs power failure

  • During speech the call tone is locked out

  • Hard wired through standard two-wire copper cable

  • Call tone operated by two buttons located near earpiece and press-to-talk bar

  • Used where lines are not wired, for field use or ‘on the fly’ communication

Application: Main Broadcast Intercom
Part Number: VQ85496 VQ85490
NSN: 5965-99-537-2183 5965-99-537-2184
Input Signal & 31.6V up to 10W  
Maximum Rated 70V up to 30W