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Viking PA-2A Overhead Paging System Configuration for 8x8 Services
8x8 Support Knowledge Base

Viking PA-2A Overhead Paging System Configuration for 8x8 Services

Objective

Configuring a Viking PA-2A overhead paging system for 8x8 services.

Applies To

Viking PA-2A overhead paging system

Procedure

  1. Turn ON DIP Switch 4 (OFF by default). DIP Switch 5 is ON by default.
  2. Connect the phone line or RJ11 cable to your 8x8 adapter.
  3. Use a wire cutter to strip the other end of the cable and attach the wires to the corresponding pins on the PA-2A:
    • Red Wire (Ring): Pin 5
    • Green Wire (Tip): Pin 6
      Note: The black and yellow wires of the cable are not used.
  4. Connect the speaker or paging horn to Pins 9 and 10 on the PA-2A.

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Additional Information

The Viking PA-2A device:

  • Has only 2 watts of output power.
  • Can only support up to three 8-ohm speakers.

If you are seeking a higher output, you may be interested in the Viking PA-30 instead (30W output; supports up to 30 8-ohm speakers).