MENCO Products & Solutions

Land Line Panic Button / Emergency Call System

Menco's offers its clients a Panic Button solution which sends a voice message via the public telephone network. A SIM card, like it is used with the GSM systems, is not required. It consits of a base station with keyboard and LED display, which is connected to the public telephone line or a telephone exchange and multiple small 315 / 433 MHz Panic Buttons. The system is based on Menco's Voice Dialer Technology.

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Applications are:

  • Care of the elderly and disabled (for one single person or multiple people in elderly homes)
  • Hospitals
  • Shop and Bank Security


The following features are included in Menco's reference design

General Features:

  • Dials andr sends voice messages to up to 8 different phone numbers 
  • Supports up to 24 digits per number 
  • Provides multiple dial attempts 
  • Supports up to 8 Panic Buttons simoultaneously
  • 20s total message length: 1 x 4s standard voice message, 8 x 2s individual voice messages


External Panic Button Features:

  • 433 MHz for European and Chinese market
  • 315 MHz for US market
  • 10mW max. RF output power
  • One single button to be pressed in Panic event
  • Can be carried on key chain or be fixed to table
  • Internal LED indicates Transmitting
  • Internal battery can last more than one year
  • Water Proof


Base Station Features:

  • Supports Tone (DTMF) and Pulse Dialing
  • Supports PABX Systems
  • Internal microphone used for recording voice messages
  • One 7- segment LED Display and two LEDs to indicate the operating mode
  • 20 keys for programming, arming and disarming, painc alarm, pin numbers
  • 9 voice messages message programmable:
    - 4s Standard Message 
    - 8 x 2s Message for each possible Panic Button
  • Terminal Input for external supply of 9V ... 16V DC


Customizable Features:

  • Additional Inputs and Outputs if required on Base Unit
  • Additional Buttons and Functionality on Base Unit
  • A different voice message timing and count
  • > 8 Panic Buttons per Base Station possible if required
  • Programming (User Mode and Installer Mode)
  • PCB Design / Shape of Base Unit and / or Panic Buttons
  • Different frequency ranges of Panic Buttons
  • > 10mW output power (extended range) of Panic Buttons
  • Display and Keyboard
  • Plastics Enclosure of base station and panic buttons
  • Adaption to specific applications (industrial, security, automation)
  • User Manual
  • Packing and Labeling


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