The Tourtalk TT 200-RPA Remote person adapter enables a smartphone, tablet or computer to connect to a TT 200-T transmitter, to conduct voice/video calls during a tour.
The Tourtalk TT 200-RPA Remote person adapter enables a smartphone, tablet or computer to connect to a TT 200-T transmitter, to conduct voice/video calls during a tour.
The Tourtalk TT 200 continues to be a popular choice for organisations that require a two-way system to assist staff communication when conducting training. Due to the increased demand for these systems with the social distancing requirements, we have increased manufacturing production and UK stock levels.
Tourtalk produce three different systems that can be used to communicate with people when social distancing. To assist you in choosing the most suitable version for your organisation please see the below examples of each system.
The Tourtalk TT 200 is the ideal solution for any business that requires clear communication between staff when social distancing due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
Each member of staff is issued with a small radio transmitter and headset to enable them to speak with their colleagues over distance or to overcome background noise.
The digital Tourtalk TT 200 is a full-duplex two-way communication system that allows group leaders and group members to fully communicate with each other during a tour. The system allows the tour group to talk to and be heard by each other; making it more convenient for visitor tours with question and answer sessions or interviews, meetings on the shop floor, staff training and many other applications.
We have just supplied Tourtalk TT 40 tour guide systems to one of the finest show caves in Europe. The Marble Arch Caves situated in West Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, welcomes over 140,000 visitors each year.
Honda Racing Development have purchased a Tourtalk TT 100 system to provide simultaneous interpretation during staff meetings.
The system was supplied with two Tourtalk TT 100-T transmitters so two interpreters can work together each using a transmitter set on the same channel and muting one at a time. Alternatively, the two transmitters can be set on different channels to provide simultaneous interpretation into two separate languages.
We have recently supplied three tour guide systems to Nissan for meetings around their Sunderland factory.
Each tour guide’s transmitter was supplied with a directional headband microphone to ensure the tour groups can clearly hear the guide’s voice above the noisy surroundings. This enables each tour guide to address their group without having to raise their voice.
The Minack Theatre have purchased a Tourtalk audio description system after hiring a system earlier in the year.
The system was supplied with both a portable and a stationary transmitter for maximum flexibility.
We have supplied a Tourtalk simultaneous interpretation system to a Welsh interpreter.
Dr Siôn Aled Owen has many years experience providing Welsh to English interpretation at public events.
Van Hool decided to purchase Tourtalk tour guide systems after first trialling a system. The systems are used for visitor tours of the factory where approximately 1,400 buses and coaches, and up to 3,000 commercial vehicles are manufactured annually.
The RCSI have purchased four Tourtalk tour guide systems to enable them to conduct four lectures at the same time without disturbing each other.
Barfield Capital Tours provide unique walking tours in London. Their ‘Eyes on the Spies’ walk is designed to provide a thought provoking, informative and entertaining experience for spy and espionage enthusiasts, and tourists alike.
The tour shines a light on the activities of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Services and their foreign counterparts. London has been central to the aims and objectives of both friend and foe from WW2, through the Cold War and into the present day.
We have increased our extensive hire inventory by adding more Tourtalk TT 40 and TT 100 systems.
We now hire systems to many household names on a daily basis all over the UK.
Another Fire and Rescue Service have purchased a Tourtalk Command Training system. This system will be used to assist observers in hearing new crew during training drills.
The new crew are issued with a wireless Tourtalk transmitter and microphone. They are then instructed to describe the actions they are making whilst conducting their assigned task.
The new digital Tourtalk TT 100-HS2N system is a low cost and easy to use alternative to an induction loop or infrared hearing system. Designed for the education and the conferencing markets as it provides a secure and reliable solution that can be setup in any room within seconds.
We have recently supplied Tourtalk TT 100 tour guide systems to Caterpillar.
The Tourtalk TT 100 system was chosen as it enables two transmitters to operate on a single channel allowing two presenters to speak simultaneously. Multiple systems were supplied with a selection of different chargers around the facility.
Tobermore choose Tourtalk for visitor tours.
Tobermore have regular visitor tours at it’s state of the art manufacturing facility and wanted to ensure each visitor could hear their tour guide over the noise of the machinery.
We have supplied a Tourtalk tour guide system to Dudson Ltd.
The system will be used to ensure visitors can hear the guide when touring the manufacturing site.
We have supplied a Tourtalk tour guide system for use at a new state-of-the-art multi-purpose recycling facility (MRF).
We were approached by SUEZ because they regularly provide site tours for businesses, authorities and government officials around their site, and had difficulty in relaying information due to the noise of the equipment.
We have supplied Tourtalk TT 100 tour guide systems for guided walks of the world famous Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland.
We were approached by St Andrews to provide a system to assist their tour guides in communicating to their tour groups. After discussing their requirements, it was essential a system must work well in windy conditions, as the weather can change quickly at the Links course.
Kingspan now use a Tourtalk tour guide system at their insulation manufacturing plant, to assist visitors attending tours of the site.
The system comprises of a transmitter with headband microphone for the tour guide, and receivers with headphones for the visitors.
We have supplied Tourtalk Command Training Systems to another Fire and Rescue Service. The systems will be used to assist observers in hearing crew members during training drills.
The Hawk and Owl Trust have purchased a Tourtalk TT 40-TG24M tour guide system to assist guides in communicating with visitors.
The tour guide wears a headband microphone connected to a wireless transmitter. Each member of the tour group is issued with a wireless receiver and earpiece. The system enables everybody to hear the tour guide without disturbing the wildlife.
McCormick have purchased a Tourtalk tour guide system for VIP tours of their UK manufacturing plant.
We have supplied a Tourtalk tour guide system for use at another multi-purpose recycling facility (MRF).
The Tourtalk TT 100 tour guide system will be used for visitor tours at re3 at Reading.
We have recently supplied the U3A with a Tourtalk hearing support system to assist members that are hard-of-hearing.
After trialling a number of different brands of tour guide system, Tourtalk was chosen as it was the only system that worked adequately with neck loops.
We have recently supplied a multi-channel Tourtalk simultaneous interpretation system to the Focolare Centre for Unity.
The system comprises of Tourtalk TT 40-ST Stationary transmitters (with TT 40-STH headsets), Tourtalk TT 40-R receivers (with TT-SEP single earphones) and chargers.
Free Tourtalk TT-SC42 storage case with every Tourtalk system sale.
The Tourtalk TT-SC42 securely stores up to forty-two TT 40 or TT 100 transmitters/receivers and accessories. This padded case has forty-two slots to simply drop-in each device, making it easy to count them back in at the end of an event and provide protection during storage.
The new Tourtalk TT-HM headband microphone has a new directional capsule and windshield for improved speech intelligibility in any environment.
The new Tourtalk TT 100 system has all the features you will ever need; including dual presenter mode, which enables two presenters to communicate to the same group, and wireless channel sync. Each TT 100-T transmitter has a built-in microphone, microphone mute switch and separate microphone and auxiliary input sockets. Each receiver has a headphone socket and volume control. The TT 100-R receivers are based on the same design as the transmitters, and each unit is compatible with the Tourtalk TT-C15, TT-C25 and TT-C50 chargers.
Cawleys have purchased a Tourtalk tour guide system for visitor tours of their Materials Recycling Facility (MRF).
Visitors are able to see machinery at work, discovering first-hand how the waste is sorted, and the journey it goes on to be recycled and take on ‘second life’ uses.
We have recently supplied Brompton Bikes with a Tourtalk tour guide system.
The system was supplied with four transmitters, so four separate visitor tours can take place at the same time.
Husqvarna have purchased Tourtalk tour guide systems for visitor tours and staff meetings around their factory.
The system comprises of five transmitters to enable multiple meetings to take place around the site at the same time. A headband microphone was supplied with each transmitter for hands-free operation.
Thorn Lighting have purchased Tourtalk tour guide systems for visitor tours and training.
The three transmitters with headband microphones enable the sixty receivers to be split into smaller groups, if necessary. Three charger cases were supplied to recharge and protect the transmitters and receivers between tours.
We have a large UK stock of Tourtalk tour guide systems available for rent.
Tourtalk rental enables you to use a system before purchase, or compliment your existing system for special events.
We have recently supplied a Tourtalk tour guide system to Barbers Farmhouse Cheesemakers.
The system will be used to take visitors around the manufacturing plant.
The new Tourtalk TT-BM Boundary microphone is for use with a Tourtalk portable transmitter and is designed to receive sound in 360 degrees. This low profile microphone can be placed on a table and is ideal to pick up the proceedings of a meeting.
We have recently supplied Saica Pack sites with tour guide systems. They required systems that could assist a presenter to communicate to others in an environment where hearing protection is required.
Stonehouse Baptist Church have purchased a Tourtalk system to provide hearing support to members of the congregation. The church currently meet in a local school hall and they need to set-up (and then pack away) their sound system every Sunday!
The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at Nottingham University have purchased a Tourtalk tour guide system, to assist students to hear their lecturer when outside or in noisy animal sheds.
The Tourtalk tour guide systems will be used for staff meetings and visitor tours on the factory floor.
Each transmitter has been set to a different channel so multiple systems can be used simultaneously. Headband microphones were supplied with each transmitter for hands-free use and minimum noise ‘pick-up’ from machinery.
Tourtalk have recently supplied tour guide systems to Morgan Cars. The systems will be used to assist visitors to hear the tour guide when attending factory tours.
The factory tour is a unique insight through all the different stages of hand-building the sports cars.
The Irish FA now uses Tourtalk audio description systems to make football matches more accessible to blind and partially sighted fans.
The audio describer uses a Tourtalk TT 40-T transmitter with headband microphone to describe the action.
Free portable loudspeaker with every Tourtalk charger transport case purchased!
This compact loudspeaker features an aux-in socket, bluetooth and a Li-ion rechargeable battery.
The FA now uses Tourtalk command training systems for regional football coach training.
The FA approached Tourtalk wanting a wireless communication system that would enable groups of trainees to listen to either their coach on the sideline, or another coach/referee on the pitch.
Enjoy a unique tour of the history and industrial heritage of Belfast from your bicycle. Listen to the tour guide uncover the unique and fascinating story of Belfast’s meteoric growth from a small 17th Century settlement to a ‘powerhouse’ of the British Empire by the start of the 20th Century.
Tourtalk systems are being used for simultaneous interpretation in many churches around the UK.
The Tourtalk system is ideal for Places of Worship as it is completely portable, accommodates up to twelve languages and can be used licence-free anywhere within Europe.
Germains Seed Technology have recently purchased a Tourtalk tour guide system for client visits of their European Horticulture and Sugar Beet Production Facility in King’s Lynn, UK.
The system is used to enable their guests to hear the tour guide when visiting the production area.
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have purchased Tourtalk command training systems.
They use the systems to enable observers to hear a trainee during exercises.
The Headingley Carnegie Stadium have just purchased a Tourtalk system to provide audio description of matches to blind and partially sighted fans.
Headingley Carnegie Stadium is the home of the (2015 triple champions) Leeds Rhinos rugby league team. The stadium has a capacity of 17,500 and is also the home of Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union team.
Ecclesiastical And Heritage World features the Tourtalk system in their current quarterly magazine.
The article explains how a Tourtalk system can enhance a visitor’s experience whilst attending guided tours at heritage sites and how it can be used for simultaneous interpretation in places of worship.
Dakin-Flathers are a world-class bandsaw and bandknife blade manufacturer based in the UK. They regularly take visitors around their purpose built manufacturing facility, and required an audio system that would ensure their guests could hear the tour guide, over the noisy machinery.
This video is a brief introduction to the Tourtalk TT 40 tour guide system by BBC television presenter Iolo Williams. It provides an overview of the equipment including the transmitter, microphones, receiver, earphones, headphones and charger case.
Tourtalk is a portable short-range wireless system used to transmit an audio message from a tour guide to their audience.
The Royal Agricultural University has recently purchased a Tourtalk TT 40 tour guide system to enable lecturers to be clearly heard.
Unlike most universities, our students don’t spend all their time in the lecture hall. We need to get out in all kinds of environments and in all weathers – and that brings unique challenges.
There are two types of transmitter available for the Tourtalk system.
The most common version is the Tourtalk TT 40-T bodypack transmitter. This transmitter is battery powered and is therefore completely portable. It can be setup very quickly and be used indoors or outdoors with a range of up to 120m.
When the bodypack transmitter is used for simultaneous interpretation it is known as a ‘Whisper’ interpretation system.
Tennent's Visitor Centre has recently purchased a Tourtalk tour guide system for tours of the Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow.
The Wellpark Brewery is home to more than 450 years of brewing tradition and award winning beers. The new tour takes visitors behind the scenes to discover how Tennent's is brewed.
Willerby holiday homes have just purchased a Tourtalk tour guide system for factory tours of their 90-acre manufacturing plant in Hull.
They purchased a Tourtalk system with two transmitters so they can choose to either take one large tour group of visitors around, or split them into two smaller groups.
To get the best results from your tour guide system and ensure your audience can hear you, it is important that the most suitable earphones/headphones are used with their receivers.
Each receiver has a 3.5mm headphone socket and a volume control. A wide range of headphones are available for tour guide systems for different applications and environments. The most common types are-
To get the best results from your tour guide system it is important that the most suitable microphone is used. If you get a poor quality audio signal into the system then you can only get a poor quality audio signal out of it. i.e. if the correct microphone is not used then the audience members will not hear the system at its best possible quality.
A wide range of microphones is available for tour guide systems for different applications and environments. The most common types are-
Before the tour
Familiarise yourself with the equipment.
Check how many people are attending the tour and make sure you have sufficient receivers charged ready, and set on the same channel as your transmitter.
We have recently supplied a Tourtalk tour guide system to Masterclass Kitchens for staff meetings and customer factory visits.
Masterclass Kitchens supply and manufacture high quality kitchens in the UK. Here is what they had to say about their system-
Here is a review of a Tourtalk tour guide system from one our customers:-
Through a referral, we decided to purchase the Tourtalk system. It takes seconds to set-up and is easy to use. Visitors have commented that they could hear everything that the tour guide had to say. It made our audience totally engaged with the tour.
Seagate Technologies have regular site visits/tours of their facilities and use a Tourtalk tour guide system. The guide often takes groups of up to thirty people and uses the tour guide system to ensure they are heard.
The tour guide system comprises a wireless transmitter with microphone for the guide, and wireless receivers with earphones for the visitors.
Tourtalk radio audio description (RAD) system supplied for use at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, to enable partially sighted or blind fans to keep up with the action on match days. The Liberty Stadium is the home of Swansea City Football Club and Ospreys regional rugby team.
An audio describer provides live commentary of the match, which is transmitted around the stadium.
The Tourtalk tour guide system is used for tourism tours where the guide needs to speak to a group without raising their voice. As the system has no base station and is completely wireless, the group are not restricted to a particular location. They can use the system anywhere, indoors or outdoors.
The guide speaks (or can even whisper) into a miniature microphone connected to a bodypack transmitter. Their voice is then transmitted up to 120m in all directions.
A Tourtalk command training system is a portable wireless audio system that is used to enable a trainer to be heard clearly in a noisy environment or over distance.
A kite display team flies steerable kites in aerial patterns, to music. The team leader uses a headset microphone and mp3 player connected to a small transmitter. The instructions and music are then transmitted to the team members with a range of up to 120m. The team members use an earphone connected to a small receiver to hear the transmission.
A church in South Wales recently purchased a Tourtalk TT 40-SI24M simultaneous interpretation system to translate their services from Welsh to English. They conduct their services in Welsh and they wanted a system that would enable non-Welsh speakers to hear and understand the preacher.
Members of the congregation that do not speak Welsh, are issued with a receiver with either a single earphone or headphones. Each person can then listen to the translation without disturbing people in the vicinity, enabling family and friends to sit anywhere.
Hampton Court Palace recently purchased a Tourtalk TT 40 system for educational tours. After discussing their requirements in detail, it was clear that the Tourtalk system would be perfect.
The system was supplied with two transmitters and thirty-nine receivers, for maximum flexibility.