Redback A1717

Redback A1717 four way MP3 message player. Includes SD card with remote triggering feature.

Original price was: $320.00.Current price is: $288.00.

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The Redback A1717 four way MP3 message player is similar to our popular A 1741A, this unit is housed in a compact flange mount aluminium enclosure and offers playback of four MP3 tracks. Ideal for custom programming, tones, messages or music for use in interactive displays, security, customer entry and emergency evacuation announcements. When combined with a Redback A 1708/S 0080 timer it can be used to play back scheduled messaging. The Redback A1717 includes an SD card which 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). Playback for each track can be activated by a closing set of contacts. The Redback A1717 contacts may be configured between alternate or momentary action. Trigger 4 contacts can be configured to provide a cancel playback switch. 24V DC switched output which is activated when any message is active. Includes power supply.

The Redback A1717 is 100% developed, designed & assembled in Australia.
Since 1976 Redback PA products have been manufactured in Perth, Western Australia by Altronics. With over 40 years experience in the commercial audio industry, we offer consultants, installers and end users reliable products of high build quality with local product support.

The Redback A1717 is backed by an industry leading 10 Year Manufacturer Warranty.
Our Redback products have a long tried and tested history of bulletproof reliability. Altronics offers a 10 Year Warranty on all Australian Made Redback products. Our local in-house service department has all the know how to answer technical queries and provide timely service.




  • Output line: Stereo RCA 500mV nominal
  • Power supply: 24VDC
  • MP3 sample rate: 44kHz
  • SD card size: 256MB to 8GB
  • Trigger activation: Closing contact
  • Switched output: 12-30V DC out (supply voltage dependant)

MP3 specification

  • Length/size: Limited only by card size (16GB max)
  • Bit rate: All standard MP3 rates (128kbps recommended)
  • Sample rate: All standard MP3 rates (44.1kHz recommended)
  • Channels: Stereo or mono


  • Dimensions: 105W x 81D x 25H mm
  • Weight: ≈0.5kg
  • *Specifications are subject to change without notice.