Redback A1730

Redback A1730 10 Way Programmable MP3 Message Player With Alert/Evac

Original price was: $550.00.Current price is: $522.50.

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The Redback A1730 10 way (8 custom tones and 1 Alert and 1 Evac tones) compact message player can be custom programmed  with tones, messages or music for use in interactive displays, security, customer entry  and emergency evacuation announcements. When combined with a Redback A 1709 timer  it can play announcements at prescribed times  for in-store advertising and customer notification.

It allows playback of custom MP3 tracks plus standard alert and evacuation tones. The Redback A1730 includes a library of commonly used tones, messages and phrases are provided on a Micro Secure Digital (SD) memory card. Custom MP3 tones, music etc may be added as desired. The micro SD card is preloaded with standard tones, including bell, bing-bong, siren and pre-announcement chime, plus Australian Standard alert and evacuation tones (complying to AS1670.4). To comply with Australian Standards for evacuation tones, a custom message may be played after every fourth cycle providing evacuation instructions to occupants. Alert tones can be automatically switched to evacuation tones after a set period (adjustable 30-240 seconds).

Playback for each track can be activated by a closing set of contacts on the rear panel of the Redback A1730. Contacts may be configured between alternate or momentary action. This can include or exclude alert & evacuation tones as desired. Cancel contacts are provided to stop playback of tracks. Playback can also be manually triggered by front panel switches on the Redback A1730 (if activated via the DIP settings on the rear panel). 9-24V DC switched output which is activated when any message is active (the switched output is dependent on the input voltage).

Box Contents
1 x A 1730 Message Player
1 x Micro SD card
1 x 24V 1.5A DC Plugpack
1 x Instruction Booklet

100% developed, designed & assembled in Australia.

Backed by an industry leading 10 Year Manufacturer Warranty.



  • Allow for up to 10 messages with 8 custom messages, 1 Alert and 1 Evac (Alert and Evac can also be customised if required)
  • MP3 audio format for audio files
  • Inbuilt tone & phrase library
  • Provision for voice over in alert or evac mode
  • Provision for cancel messages for all messages
  • Triggers for remote activation of the messages
  • Auxiliary level RCA output
  • Suitable for any amplifier with an auxiliary input
  • 9-30V @ 300mA DC operation
  • Switched 9-30VDC output
  • Micro SD card included
  • Terminations via screw terminals
  • Emergency Tones conform to Australian standard
  • Stylish 1RU half rack case
  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Australian Designed and Manufactured


  • Power supply: 12VDC to 30VDC 300mA (idle/maximum current draw 150mA) tip positive
  • Output: Stereo RCA 500mV nominal
  • MP3 File Format: 128kbps, 44.1kHz, 32bit, VBR or CBR, Stereo (even better as mono)
  • SD card size: 256MB to 32GB
  • Trigger activation: Closing contact
  • Switched output: 12-30VDC out (supply voltage dependant)