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Long Range Acoustic Devices

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Advanced Acoustic Devices for Enhanced Safety and Communication

Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD) by LRAD, a pioneering division of Genasys Inc specialises in developing state-of-the-art acoustic devices designed to convey clear, concise, and authoritative voice messages and alert tones over vast distances.

The LRAD systems are not just loudspeakers; they are advanced communication tools that cut through noise and clutter to ensure your message is heard and understood, even in the most challenging environments. 

LRAD Products Overview

LRAD Systems: Clarity That Commands Attention

LRAD systems are engineered to deliver live or recorded voice messages with exceptional clarity. Unlike traditional loudspeakers, LRAD devices utilise Advanced Driver and Waveguide Technology, optimising them for the primary range of human hearing. This ensures that every broadcast is not only loud but crystal clear, even above the din of crowds, engines, and background noise.

Product Highlights:

  • In-depth breakdown bottom of page.
  • LRAD 100X: A portable device that surpasses typical bullhorns and P.A. systems by 20-30 decibels, ensuring your message dominates any ambient noise.
  • LRAD 450XL: Designed for versatility, it can be mounted on tripods, vessels, or vehicles, providing clear communication in a compact form.
  • LRAD 500X-RE: Ideal for mid-sized vehicles and fixed installations, offering unparalleled long-range communication capabilities.
  • LRAD 950NXT: The most advanced acoustic hailing device in the world, integrating seamlessly with radar and motion sensors for automated security alerts.
  • LRAD 1000Xi: A long-distance communication system, perfect for border security, large vessel communication, and critical infrastructure protection.
  • LRAD 1950XL: Offers operators the ability to issue clear warnings and commands, effectively changing threat behavior and enhancing response capabilities.

Our systems are trusted and deployed in over 100 countries and 500 U.S. cities, testifying to their reliability and effectiveness in diverse applications.

Genasys Company Profile

Innovating for a Safer World

Genasys Inc. (NASDAQ: GNSS) stands at the forefront of Protective Communications Solutions globally. Their comprehensive suite, Genasys Protect, represents the first and only complete portfolio of Protective Communications Software and Systems. Serving a broad spectrum of markets, including federal and local governments, military, state agencies, and enterprise organisations, Genasys is committed to enhancing public safety and critical event management.

 

Diverse Applications for a Safer Tomorrow:

  • Emergency Warning and Mass Notification: Their solutions are pivotal in managing emergencies, offering customisable mass notification systems.
  • Critical Event Management: We provide tools for enterprise companies to manage critical events effectively, ensuring business continuity and safety.
  • De-escalation and Threat Detection: Our technology plays a crucial role in defense and law enforcement, offering non-kinetic solutions for de-escalation and automatic threat detection.


Today, Genasys systems protect over 70 million people across the globe. Their presence in more than 100 countries, including extensive use in over 500 cities, counties, and states in the U.S., is a testament to our commitment to safety and effective communication.

LRAD - Long Range Acoustic Device

LRAD

By Genasys

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LRAD systems deliver live or recorded voice messages with exceptional clarity for any operational scenario.

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Public Safety Solutions with LRAD Acoustic Devices

Enhancing Safety and Communication in Critical Situations LRAD systems play a pivotal role in public safety, offering unparalleled clarity and range in communication during emergencies and critical events. These advanced acoustic devices are designed to deliver clear, intelligible broadcasts over long distances, ensuring that messages are heard and understood even in noisy, chaotic environments.

 

Key Features of LRAD in Public Safety:

  • Broadcast Clarity: LRAD devices are capable of broadcasting clear and intelligible alerts across long distances, overcoming loud background noise and reaching into buildings.
  • Versatile Messaging: With the ability to broadcast both pre-recorded and live voice messages, LRAD systems provide specific information and instructions tailored to the situation, ensuring effective communication with the public.
  • Reliable Operation: LRAD systems maintain communication capabilities even in scenarios where power or satellite connectivity is lost, making them reliable tools during critical emergencies.
  • Reaching Vulnerable Populations: The clarity and range of LRAD systems make them ideal for reaching vulnerable populations, including those with disabilities and the unhoused, ensuring that safety messages are accessible to all.

Community Engagement and Safety: LRAD systems extend beyond emergency use, playing a key role in community engagement. By providing clear and authoritative communication, they keep the public informed and directed throughout emergencies, enhancing the overall safety and well-being of communities.

Corrections Solutions with LRAD Acoustic Devices

Advanced Acoustic Communication and Security for Correctional Facilities LRAD systems are vital in correctional facilities, providing a means to deliver voice messages with exceptional clarity, ensuring critical communications, commands, warnings, notifications, and directions are clearly heard and understood. 

These devices are crucial for maintaining order, ensuring safety, and managing situations effectively within correctional settings.

Key Features of LRAD in Correctional Facilities:

  • Exceptional Clarity and Range: LRAD systems offer focused, intelligible voice and tone broadcasts, with clear voice output ranging from close range to 5,500 meters. This ensures messages are understood over background noise, creating large standoff zones and resolving uncertain situations.
  • Versatility in Use: LRAD devices are used for a variety of purposes in correctional facilities, including broadcasting live or pre-recorded messages in any language, establishing larger standoff zones, minimising the use of force, and reducing officer injuries and prisoner-on-prisoner violence.
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  • Specific LRAD Models for Corrections:
    • LRAD 100X: Portable and instantly deployable, ideal for cell extractions and gaining compliance without physical entry.
    • LRAD 450XL: Suitable for mobile or permanent mounting, used for longer-range communication and control in cell blocks and prison yards.
    • LRAD 500X-RE: Designed for mobile or permanent tower installations, covering wide areas for riot control and emergency notifications.
    • LRAD 1000Xi: Ideal for tower and perimeter installations, providing extensive coverage for perimeter security and large-scale inmate management.

 

LRAD systems are instrumental in maintaining order and safety within correctional facilities. They are used for various applications, including:

  • Cell Extractions and Non-Compliant Prisoners: Gaining compliance from outside the cells, disrupting prisoner communications, and restoring order.
  • Riot Control and Perimeter Security: Covering wide areas from secure locations, dispersing inmates, and safeguarding officers and facility perimeters.

 

Enhanced Safety and Operational Efficiency: With LRAD, correctional facilities can effectively communicate and gain prisoner compliance from safer locations, alert and command attention, and deliver emergency notifications. 

The use of LRAD systems contributes to a safer environment for both officers and inmates, reducing the need for kinetic and lethal force.

Law Enforcement Solutions with LRAD Acoustic Devices

Effective Communication Tools for Law Enforcement LRAD systems are crucial in the realm of law enforcement, providing fast, precisely targeted communications that are essential in responding to unpredictable crime, civil unrest, and public emergencies. 

These advanced acoustic devices enable law enforcement agencies to direct and inform the public effectively during critical events, enhancing safety and order.

Key Features of LRAD in Law Enforcement:

  • Direct Public Communication During Civil Unrest: LRAD devices are capable of broadcasting live or pre-recorded voice messages over loud background noise and into buildings, making them ideal for directing the public during civil unrest and other critical situations.
  • Clear and Intelligible Alerts: LRAD systems broadcast clear and intelligible alerts across long distances, ensuring that messages are heard and understood even in challenging environments.
  • Versatile Messaging: The ability to broadcast both pre-recorded and live voice messages allows law enforcement to provide specific information and instructions, enhancing the effectiveness of communication with the public.
  • Reliability in Critical Situations: LRAD systems maintain communication capabilities even when power or satellite connectivity is lost, ensuring continuous operation during emergencies.
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Community Engagement and Safety: Beyond emergency use, LRAD systems are instrumental in community engagement during law enforcement operations. By providing clear and authoritative communication, they keep the public informed and directed throughout incidents, enhancing overall safety and community trust.

Emergency Management Solutions with LRAD Acoustic Devices

Enhancing Response and Coordination in Emergencies In the critical field of emergency management, LRAD systems provide essential communication, situational awareness, and cross-agency coordination capabilities. 

These advanced acoustic devices are vital in managing all-hazard emergencies, significantly increasing safety levels for civilians and first responders by accelerating decision-making and response.

Key Features of LRAD in Emergency Management:

  • Clear and Intelligible Alerts: LRAD systems are capable of broadcasting clear and intelligible alerts over long distances, effectively cutting through loud background noise and reaching into buildings, ensuring that vital messages are heard and understood in critical situations.
  • Versatile Messaging: The ability to broadcast both pre-recorded and live voice messages allows for specific, timely information and instructions to be conveyed, enhancing the effectiveness of communication during emergencies.
  • Reliability in Critical Situations: LRAD systems maintain communication capabilities even when power or satellite connectivity is lost, making them reliable tools in emergency scenarios where traditional communication methods may fail.
  • Reaching Vulnerable Populations: The clarity and range of LRAD systems make them ideal for reaching all segments of the population, including vulnerable groups such as those with disabilities and the unhoused, ensuring inclusive safety communication.
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Community Engagement and Safety: Beyond emergency use, LRAD systems are instrumental in community engagement during emergency management operations. By providing clear and authoritative communication, they keep the public informed and directed throughout incidents, enhancing overall safety and community preparedness.

Fire Service Solutions with LRAD Acoustic Devices

Advanced Communication for Wildfire and Emergency Response In the face of unpredictable wildfires and catastrophic events, LRAD acoustic devices are essential tools for keeping both civilians and first responders safe. These devices provide enhanced communication, situational awareness, and coordination capabilities, crucial for managing rapidly changing and fast-moving wildfires.

Key Features of LRAD in Fire Service:

  • Broadcast Clarity and Range: LRAD systems are capable of broadcasting clear and intelligible alerts over long distances, effectively cutting through loud background noise and reaching into buildings. This ensures that vital messages are heard and understood in critical situations.
  • Versatile Messaging: The ability to broadcast both pre-recorded and live voice messages allows for specific, timely information and instructions to be conveyed to citizens and first responders, enhancing the effectiveness of communication during emergencies.
  • Reliability in Emergencies: LRAD systems maintain operational capabilities even when power or satellite connectivity is lost, making them reliable tools in emergency scenarios where traditional communication methods may fail.
  • Reaching Vulnerable Populations: The clarity and range of LRAD systems make them ideal for reaching all segments of the population, including vulnerable groups such as those with disabilities and the unhoused, ensuring inclusive safety communication.

 

Community Engagement and Safety: Beyond emergency use, LRAD systems play a vital role in community engagement during fire-related emergencies. By providing clear and authoritative communication, they keep the public informed and directed throughout the incident, enhancing overall safety and community preparedness.

Stadiums and Events Solutions with LRAD Acoustic Devices

Enhancing Safety and Communication at Large-Scale Events In the dynamic and often noisy environment of stadiums and large events, LRAD acoustic devices are essential for ensuring attendee safety and effective communication. 

These devices are designed to handle the unique challenges of large gatherings, from packed stadiums to global festivals, providing clear and reliable communication even in the midst of loud background noise.

Key Features of LRAD in Stadiums and Events:

  • Acoustic Broadcasts: LRAD systems are capable of broadcasting live or pre-recorded voice messages that cut through loud background noise and reach into buildings. This ensures that safety messages and instructions are clearly heard by everyone in attendance.
  • Emergency Planning and Multi-Channel Coverage: In emergencies, LRAD systems facilitate effective evacuation and response coordination. They complement advanced, zone-based modeling for evacuation and work seamlessly with public safety officials.
  • Internal Communication and Public Safety Connection: LRAD devices aid in efficient event and game-day planning, ensuring teams are aligned and informed. They also facilitate collaboration with emergency managers and first responders, providing a faster response that can save lives.
  • Clear and Intelligible Alerts: The devices broadcast clear and intelligible alerts over long distances, ensuring that critical messages reach attendees, staff, and participants, even in vast, crowded settings.
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Enhanced Safety and Efficiency: With LRAD, stadiums and event organisers can improve safety planning and evacuation response, ensuring efficient traffic flow during emergencies. The systems’ ability to maintain communication even when power or network connectivity is lost makes them a failsafe solution for event management.

Empowering Communication, Ensuring Safety 

We are dedicated to enhancing safety and communication across a spectrum of sectors with our Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD). Our innovative solutions, tailored for diverse industries, demonstrate our commitment to delivering clear, authoritative, and impactful communication, no matter the scenario.

From managing public safety and emergency situations to ensuring operational continuity in manufacturing and utilities, our LRAD systems stand as testaments to our technological prowess and dedication to public welfare. Our solutions in local governments, as well as in specialised sectors underscore our role as a leader in protective communication solutions.

We invite you to explore the power of precise, clear, and far-reaching communication with LRAD. Whether it’s for safety, operational efficiency, or critical event management, our systems are designed to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

Featured Product

100X-BLK-MAG-SYS (Range 600m)

In addition to featuring best-in-class broadcast voice intelligibility, the LRAD 100x is 20-30 decibels louder than typical bullhorns and vehicle-based P.A. systems. Live or recorded broadcasts from the portable LRAD 100X are a head above the crowd and background noise.

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A smaller footprint allows for installation nearly anywhere. Fill gaps in alert areas with this flexible solution from 60 to 360 degree coverage.

In addition to featuring best-in-class broadcast voice intelligibility, the LRAD 100X is 20 – 30 decibels louder than typical bullhorns and vehicle-based P.A. systems. Live or recorded broadcasts from the portable LRAD 100X are heard above crowd and background noise to ensure every message is clearly delivered.

In addition to featuring best-in-class broadcast voice intelligibility, the LRAD 100x is 20-30 decibels louder than typical bullhorns and vehicle-based P.A. systems. Live or recorded broadcasts from the portable LRAD 100X are a head above the crowd and background noise.

With a self-contained trailer, this device provides a mobile set-up which provides you with the flexibility to plan for upcoming events.

Broadcast live or recorded messages which can be heard above crowd and background noise to ensure every message is clearly delivered.

Lightweight and compact form allows easier transportation and installation while also benefiting from lower power.

 

Low profile, lightweight and designed for temporary or fixed mounting on tripods, small vessels, vehicles, and Common Remotely Operated Weapon Stations (CROWS), the LRAD 450XL incorporates LRAD’s patented technology to generate the audio output of a unit almost twice its size and weight with the same high level of clarity and intelligibility consistent with the LRAD product line.

Advanced air-to-ground communication system that is self-powered and completely autonomous from other aircraft systems, the LRAD 450XL-MMT broadcasts exceptionally clear voice messages and attention commanding alert tones out to 1,700 meters over wind, engine, and rotor noise.

Compact, lightweight and designed for applications ranging from fixed security installations to mid-sized vehicles and vessels, the LRAD 500X-RE easily mounts and transports to provide law enforcement, homeland security, and defense personnel unparalleled long-range communication and safe, scalable non-kinetic escalation of force.

The LRAD 500X-MMT is an advanced air-to-ground communication system that is self-powered and completely autonomous from other aircraft systems. The LRAD 500X-MMT broadcasts highly intelligible voice messages and attention commanding alert tones out to 2,000 meters over wind, engine and rotor noise.

The LRAD 950NXT is the world’s most advanced acoustic hailing device. The 950NXT’s field upgradeable software has comprehensive functionality with easy-to-use controls that enable operators to identify possible threats on the live video feed, position the 950NXT’s IP-addressable full pan & tilt to target the threat, and then broadcast attention-commanding warning tones and voice messages with exceptional clarity from the safety of a command and control center When integrated with radar or motion sensors, the 950NXT provides automated security alerts and becomes a fully functional, unmanned perimeter security and first response system that can alleviate the unnecessary use of force, resolve uncertain situations, and save lives.

The LRAD 1000Xi is a power efficient, long distance communication system designed for applications ranging from critical infrastructure protection to territorial water, border and port security, and large vessel and vehicle installations. Featuring a rugged carbon fiber emitter head integrated with electronics and amplification, the LRAD 1000Xi comes standard with an MP3 Control Module for playing recorded messages and an all-weather microphone for live broadcasts.

The LRAD 1950XL provides operators the capability to issue clear, authoritative warnings, verbal commands, and attention commanding deterrent tones to change threat behavior, initiate and scale EOF, and enhance response capabilities.

The LRAD MSS broadcasts powerful warning tones and highly intelligible voice commands in a 360° radius out to 100 meters. Using optimised driver and waveguide technology, the LRAD MSS surrounds an equipped vehicle with an acoustic security barrier and an attention­ commanding communication capability.

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