Founded in 1983, Information Station Specialists is the USA's best
known source for Information Radio Stations (TIS/HAR), advisory
the specialized services required to
transmit spoken messages to citizens − the only such source
providing products entirely made in America.
firefighters train on RadioSTAT with IP76.
The IP76 Digital Message Player is a
solid-state, digital audio player device that
provides the maximum in flexibility and
affordability when used to manage broadcast
Users may upload new message playlists remotely
via Ethernet connection or onsite by using a
removable USB flash drive. In Ethernet
applications, playlists may be delivered and
managed remotely via LAN/WAN utilizing Uploader
software. The USB port may be used as an
alternative for users choosing to update the
audio via USB flash drive. Both methods of
accept standard MP3 audio files.
The IP76 also offers a flexible installation.
Users may mount the device to an equipment panel
or in a server rack environment. Specify on
Network Delivery The Ethernet connection allows for
remote audio upload via the LAN or WAN. For
individual files, the IP76 has a built-in GUI
that allows the user to upload up to a 21-minute
file, assign static IP settings and control
volume level. Uploader software (option) allows
playlists of audio files to be created from a
menu and sent to the IP76 for repetition. Both
methods have a 20MB limit.
USB Delivery If Ethernet delivery is not available,
the user may update the audio onsite by means of
a removable USB flash drive. Simply drag/drop
the MP3 audio file(s) to the flash drive and
insert into the IP76's USB port for instant
LCD Display The LCD screen will display device IP
information, volume level and configuration
settings. In USB mode the LCD will display the
audio file currently being played.
MP3 Compatible Both the Ethernet and USB flash drive
delivery options are compatible with a standard
MP3 audio file. Recommended MP3 bit rate is
Approved for use on
Department of Homeland Security networks.
“Flash” – no battery backup required.
Audio outputs: 8 or
File format: MP3.
(64-128 kbps recommended).
Auto reboot on power
Power: 12VDC/800 ma.Local operation via
- Memory storage: external – limited by
flash drive capacity.
- Message loading: removable USB flash
drives; 6 provided; drag
messages from PC USB port.
- Up to 1,023 messages, auto rotation.
- Message sizes: variable.
- Message order: continuous sequential
message play based on file
Remote operation via a network:
- 10/100Mb Ethernet (RJ-45 Port).
- Audio upload via LAN/WAN.
- Memory storage: internal – single 20MB (21
- Built-in GUI allows individual file
upload, assignment of static IP
Weight: 3 lbs
Dimensions: 1.75” x 7” x 4” wall unit;
1.75” x 19” x 4” rack unit.
US Patents: PowerPlane Flex Factory-Assembled Groundplane (5,495,261),
Vertical Profile Antenna System (7,027,008).
Trademarks: 2XTM Signal
Booster, ALERT AMTM
Emergency Advisory Radio System, AP55TM
Digital Message Player, ENcastTM
Emergency Notification Broadcast System, FAS6000TM
Flashing Beacons & Controller, FASTrackTM
Quick-Erect Sign, Flashing ALERTTM
Sign System, HearMoreInfoSM
Internet Broadcasts, Information Station Specialists, InfoRadioTM
Format, Information Station ClassicTM,
Information Station IPTM,
Radio Station, IP8TM Digital
Message Player, IP76TM
Digital Message Player, ITS6000TM
Highway Advisory Radio Network, LIGHTNINGTM
LED Portable Changeable Message Sign, NX8RTM
Digital Message Player, OP2200TM
On-Premise Radio Broadcast System, Potential Interference Notification
ServicesTM (PINS), Power
Loss Notification ModuleTM,
Factory-Assembled Groundplane, PowerSTATTM
Portable Power Source, evINFOSM
Portable Information Radio Service, RadioSTATTM
Portable Emergency Advisory Radio Station, RoadRunnR®
Portable Highway Advisory Radio Station, Signal Measurement RadioTM
Internet Broadcast Service, StealthTM
Sign, StreamCastSM Internet
Broadcast Service, Stylized ISS LogoTM,
SX200TM Wattmeter, TR6000
Vertical Profile Antenna System, VoiceStarTM
Portable Highway Advisory Radio Station (with our without Changeable
Message Sign), Wireless Audio LinkTM.
Information Radio Stations is a generic term synonymous with Travelers
Information Stations (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio Stations (HAR) /
Highway Information Systems & Low Power Radio Stations (LPR). Operation
of the stations is governed by FCC Part 90.242 Rules. A FCC license is
required. Information Radio Stations may be fixed or portable.
Subcomponents may include transmitter, antenna and ground system,
digital voice player, wattmeter, cabinet with conventional or Corbin
locks, lightning arrestors for RF, power and telephone lines, coaxial
cable. Most stations employ black maximized antennas to discourage ice
accumulation and security measures to prevent unauthorized program
access. Options include synchronization, battery backup, solar power,
remote programming by local, network or telco, multi-station audio
distribution via RF or LAN / WAN or wireless network.