MP3 Annunciator and Melody/Alarm Horn is field programmable.

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Accommodating needs of changing industrial and commercial settings, EHV/EHS Series offer synthesized function that produces louder sound typically needed for in-factory assembly line environments or smoother sound for public address settings such as schools. These field horns improve sound quality and volume up to 105 dB at 1 m (EHV) and up to 110 dB at 1 m (EHS). Respectively, EHV and EHS are equipped with 8-bit/63 and 8-bit/32 binary input playback channels.

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Exceptional Sound Quality Field-Programmable

MP3 Annunciator and Melody/Alarm Horn

TORRANCE, CA –Patlite’s new generation EHV/EHS Series MP3 Annunciator and Melody/Alarm Horn provides the programmable functionality needed for today’s ever-changing industrial and commercial settings. The EHV/EHS is 30% more compact than previous models, yet improves sound quality and volume (up to 105dB at 1m for the EHV and up to 110dB at 1m for the EHS). TheEHV/EHS features a new synthesized function producing a louder sound typically needed for in-factory assembly line environments or a smoother sound for public address settings such as schools. Designed to withstand up to 9Gs of force, the EHV/EHS field horn is also ideal for vibration prone applications such as forklifts and AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles).

The new generation EHV/EHS also sets a higher standard for efficiency with several low power consumption configurations available: 12-24 VDC (4W), 12-48 VDC (6W) for on-board vehicle applications, and 100-240 VAC (6W).The EHV provides four distinctive playback modes: normal, memory, latest input priority, and momentary. These playback mode audio messages are defined by the user’s prescribed input signaling to the unit.The EHV is equipped with 8 bit/63 binary input playback channels; the EHS melody/alarm horn is equipped with 8 bit/32 binary input playback channels. Wiring to the unit is offered in either pre-wired cable/connector or convenient terminal connection.

The RoHS compliant EHS/EHV offers IP65 protection and a UL1638 rating for outdoor use.24 VDC models conform to CE requirements.The EHS/EHV operating temperature range is -20° to 50°C (-4° to 122°F) with 85% relative humidity.


Founded in 1947, PATLITE is a leading provider of innovative LED status indicating lights, sound alarms, visual and audible communication network systems and solutions which enhance the safety, security and comfort of workplaces and communities. The company’s products and services help improve the quality control, productivity and safety of industrial automation, commercial, municipal and governmental customers.  PATLITE has more than 600 employees and the wholly-owned sales subsidiaries in the USA, Germany, Singapore, Korea, and China.

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