Depending on your requirements, there are different types of radios available, each with their own features and benefits.
Ideal for the majority of your staff who only require simple back to back communications.
Easy to use with no complex buttons or programming. This means no extra user training is required.
Suitable for standard staff and managers.
This option starts to utilise the display and keypad. Features like Caller ID allow users to see who is calling via the display. Also buttons on the partial keypad can be set up to initiate other features.
A good option for higher level employees who need to control communications.
Can be programmed with more features than lower models and text messaging is supported with use of full keyboard.
Full Colour Display | Non Display
Similar to the handheld models, vehicle mobiles are available with various screen options to suit the user’s needs.
Repeaters can be essential for some sites. They allow users to achieve full site coverage, and can also be programmed to host a multitude of system improvements like automated channel allocation and multi-site communication.
2 Wire | D Shape | Earhanger
2 Wire: Allows for discreet communications
D Shape: Ideal if multiple users need to share earpieces as they have no in-ear parts
Earhanger: More secure as it comes with an over the ear hook
Heavy Duty | Lightweight | Breeze
Heavy Duty: Allows users in loud, noisy environments to still hear important conversations
Lightweight: Perfect for users on the go that do not work in loud areas
Breeze: This can be worn alongside hard hats and other head protection
6 Way Charger | Single Charger
6 Way Charger: Only requires one plug socket and allows you to charge up to six radios at once
Single Charger: Enables radios to be charged in multiple locations making them easily accessible
Soft Leather | Hard Leather | Waterproof
Leather Cases: Allows workers to keep their radios secure, even over bulky safety clothing. Can be supplied with various different strap configurations
Waterproof Case: Suitable for users likely to be working in damp conditions. Case will protect radios and keep them dry
Other Carry Options:
Belt Clip | Klick Fast Loop | Lanyard
Belt Clip: Keeps the user’s hands free but radio still within arm’s reach. Can be attached to a users belt or pocket
Klick Fast Loop: Ideal for users working at height. Radio cannot fall and cause injury – it is secured to a belt and locked into place
Lanyard: Radio can be attached to a user’s wrist or neck, freeing their hands for other tasks
Large PTT Button | Remote Speaker Mics
Allows users to quickly locate the Push To Talk button and reply to transmissions, even whilst using industrial gloves.
Modern two way radio systems can offer much more than just voice communication. Brentwood has a wide range of system solutions available that can make all the difference on a major construction project. Below are just a few of the solutions achievable within your two way radio system:
The Gate Intercom gives you the flexibility to allow access to your premises no matter where you are across your site. No need to employ dedicated gate staff to monitor the entrance to your site.
Consisting of a very loud tone and a flashing light, Emergency Freeze allows you to alert your staff to stop what they are doing instantly, in the event of an emergency. It is impossible to ignore, even in the noisiest of environments.
With the installation of a goose neck mic and a foot pedal in the place of a Push-To-Talk button, heavy goods vehicle drivers or crane drivers can communicate with workers on the ground, whilst still keeping their hands free for controls. Operates wirelessly and is fitted within just a few hours to minimize any downtime.
Strategically placed repeaters and antennas help to boost coverage. Even users below ground in deep tunnel spaces can communicate easily with the team on the ground. Perfect reception across all working areas means any radio user can send an alarm in an emergency, protecting the safety of your staff.
Designed to replace expensive hard-wired communication systems, the crane intercom allows radios and non-radio users to contact the crane driver at a touch of a button. Mounted in place, the intercom cannot be moved making for a reliable communication point.
• Mains powered: no recharging is necessary
• Zero downtime: comes complete with battery back up in the event of the mains power failing
Allows your users to be automatically distributed onto the next available channel when they want to make a transmission, rather than having to wait for their channel to become free. The system can handle private one-to-one calls as well as group calls and even text messages. It can guarantee your communication gets through 100% of the time – critical in emergency situations.
If you have several buildings, on or off site, or multiple sites across the UK, your two way radio system can be connected via a network to enable full coverage across all locations. This means you wouldn’t have to rely on a mobile phone signal for example that could, at times, be unpredictable, to connect with colleagues in other locations. They are always reachable via your existing two way radio system.
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