Tour-Mate Outdoors Audio

Tour-mate supply a range of interpretive audio systems for use by visitors to cultural and heritage sites, botanical gardens, parks, zoos and more.

Solar Eco-Post

The Solar Eco-Post is a solar powered eco-friendly interpretive device that requires no external power. Pressing a message button located on the front face of the post, plays an audio message. The Eco-Post features four solar panels which power the messages.

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Standard Eco-Post

The standard version of the Solar Eco-Post has a modular peaked roof with solar panels that can be positioned to capture both morning and afternoon sunlight for all-day charging. A heavy gauge aluminium body, an integrated outdoor rated speaker, a symmetrical and modular solar roof, and a flexible stainless steel face plate ensure maintenance-free operation in varied climates or environments.

Solar Eco-Post can be supplied with 2, 4, 6 or 8 buttons. It comes in green but custom colours can be supplied. You can supply your own wooden post instead of ordering a metal one from Tour-mate.

Indigenous Story-telling Solar-Eco Post- Rear View

The Solar Eco-Post requires very little maintenance and offers a sustainable interpretive solution for ‘uncontrolled’ outdoor environments. This also allows the Solar Eco-Post to be incorporated into way-finding signage which may already be on site. It works in a wide range of climates.

Remote Solar Array Eco-Post

Using a different cap that lacks solar panels, the Remote Solar Panel Eco-Post includes a separate solar array attached to either a 15-foot or 50-foot cable that allows for usage of the Eco-Post in areas with minimal sunlight. By mounting the array in a location nearby that receives adequate sunlight this version of the Eco-Post can be placed in areas such as dense forests, caves, and gazebos.

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The video below features a client testimonial for Eco-Post

Features

Audio Format

MP3 Audio Sampled @ 128Kbps, Mono

Outdoor Rated Speaker (Optional 3.5mm Audio Jack)

Volume

Internal Adjustable

Memory

Mini SD

128MB TO 1GB

Message Capacity

32 Hours Maximum (Sampled @ 128 Kbps)

Buttons

4 Standard

2, 6 & 8 Button Options Available

Programming

External Flash Card Writer

Power

Solar Powered

AC Power Optional

Li-ion Battery or Super Capacitor Array

Operating Temperature

Li-ion Battery: -20°C to 60°C

Super Capacitor Array: -40°C to 80°C

Physical Dimension

152 width x 152 depth x 480 height (mm)
Weight 4Kg

Enclosure

Heavy Gauge Aluminium

Color Greeen – Custom Colors Available

Solar Sign Kit

The Solar Sign Kit is a solar-powered eco-friendly interpretive kit that can be incorporated into existing outdoor interpretive/wayfinding signage instantly turning static signage into dynamic and accessible interactive panels.

The Solar Sign Kit includes an audio module with an outdoor-rated speaker, four message buttons, and a solar panel array that powers the audio messages. The internal hardware uses MP3 audio files on an SD card for the four messages. Audio files follow a simple naming convention, and can easily be replaced by staff using a SD card reader.

To convert any existing sign into a ‘talking sign’, Tour-Mate provides a step-by-step Sign Integration Guide for easy installation by onsite staff. The sign kit includes a solar panel array with either a 15 ft or 50 ft cable, providing attractions with the flexibility to mount solar panels remotely.

Designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, the Solar Sign Kit is ideal for wayside signs in uncontrolled environments. An optional AC version of the sign kit is also available for indoor installations.

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Features

Audio Format

MP3 Audio Sampled @ 128Kbps, Mono

Outdoor Rated Speaker (Optional 3.5mm Audio Jack)

Volume

Internal Adjustable

Memory

Mini SD

128MB TO 1GB

Message Capacity

32 Hours Maximum (Sampled @ 128 Kbps)

Buttons

4 Standard

2, 6 & 8 Button Options Available

Programming

External Flash Card Writer

Power

Solar Powered

AC Power Optional

Li-ion Battery or Super Capacitor Array

Operating Temperature

Li-ion Battery: -20°C to 60°C

Super Capacitor Array: -40°C to 80°C

Physical Dimension

152 width x 152 depth x 480 height (mm)
Weight 4Kg

Enclosure

Heavy Gauge Aluminium

Color Greeen – Custom Colors Available

Tap N’ Listen Solar Eco-Post

The Tap n’ Listen Solar Eco-Post is a solar-powered, eco-friendly, interpretive device featuring an RFID sensor designed to read Access Cards that activate engaging audio messages. Access Cards are programmed for a specific duration at the point of dispensation. The Tap n’ Listen Solar Eco-Post is a completely lead-free device that requires very little maintenance and offers a sustainable interpretive solution for outdoor environments.

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