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DELEC oratis: A Compact Winner

German intercom specialist DELEC reports an excellent start for its oratis compact line at IBC2014

DELEC, intercom and commentary systems experts within the SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP, reports very satisfying first year sales and an excellent start for its new oratis compact product line introduced at IBC 2013: Nearly 70 units of the compact intercom with out-of-the-box connectivity have been sold since the beginning of this year and approximately another 50 systems have been ordered and will be delivered in the winter months.

The most impressive project is a large order from metropolitan train operator Sydney Trains in Sydney, Australia: Nearly all of Sydney Trains' urban railway stations will be fitted with oratis compact Further oratis compact installations have been completed for the National Theatre of Warszawa, Poland, for several German theatres and for the Brazilian TV Broadcaster EPTV, who broadcast the Soccer World Cup 2014 with its new DELEC oratis compact.

The DELEC oratis compact series is a compact intercom system with proven DELEC quality offering maximum performance with minimal configuration effort and the smallest footprint. The series includes three different sized units with connectivity for 8 (CS 0800), 12 (CS 1212) or 16 (CS 1224) digital subscriber units. As the only system of its class on the market, oratis compact scores with Dante™ connectivity proving its outstanding future proofing. Other key benefits include comprehensive connectivity out-of-the-box, excellent audio quality and ease of use.


oratis compact was first presented at the IBC in 2013 and won a "Best of IBC 2013" award in the category "Audio". The system targets markets such as broadcast, theatre and public spaces where customers have predictable expansion requirements and are looking for a simple to operate, robust and future-proof intercom solution.

Premiere for oratis Wireless Interface

At IBC2014 DELEC presented two versions of a new oratis wireless interface, which connects wired intercom technology with Kenwood radio systems.

The wireless interface debuts this year trackside at the ADAC GT Masters German Automobile Racing Series. There the entire intercom system will enable communication between the team leaders in the pits, posts along the track and the race organiser.


The oratis wireless interface is a combination of components from the oratis and oratis compact series, as well as Kenwood NEXEDGE® radio systems. The result is a unique communications system that allows direct addressing of up to 63 individual calls and 189 group calls per radio device. Individual and group calls can be made from any DELEC subscriber unit and all Kenwood portable handheld transceiver. As an option, the system can also be upgraded with a DANTE™ interface, which enables audio over IP transmission.

The larger version, RIF2, comes equipped with two NX-700E (VHF) or NX-800E (UHF) Kenwood radio devices. This enables the wireless interface to provide a full duplex mode in addition to simplex, half duplex and permanent broadcasting, thus permitting simultaneous bidirectional transmission.


The smaller module, RIF1, features one radio device of either type, and has been optimised for simplex and half duplex operation. A 2 U 19" chassis can accommodate either system comfortably.