One of Listen's most sophisticated receivers, the LR-500 Programmable Display Receiver offers the signature Look&ListenTM LCD Display that shows programming status, channel, lock, battery level, and RF signal strength. Channel selector buttons are easily accessible on the front of the unit. It has channel SEEK capability and is compatible with mono or stereo headsets. It takes AA batteries (alkaline or NiMH rechargeable). SmartChargeTM capabilities prevent overcharging. It's easy to use, easy to program. This product is approved by the FCC for use in the US. Please note that they cannot be used in all countries. Check with your local government or specific regulation with regard to broadcast frequency in your specific country. Note: FCC rules limit the use of this product to assistive listening.
What is the difference between the LR-400 and the LR-500? The LR-500 gives the user an opportunity to lockout unused channels.
Can the LR-500 be used with multiple transmitters? A Yes. We recommend the LR-500 for use with multiple transmitters. The LR-500 is programmable and can be set to just those channels you need.
How many channels can I program into the LR-500? A 1 to 57 (17 channels with 863 MHz). The receiver has 57 (17 channels with 863 MHz) channels and you can program it to have just the channels you want to access. It can be a two channel receiver, a 12 channel receiver, or keep all channels.
How many receivers can I have in a system? As many as you need, the number is endless.
What is the function of SQ? To reduce noise of its systems, Listen now offers a noise reduction technology called ListenSQ (on 72 MHz and 216 MHZ only). Both the transmitter and receiver must have SQ on to achieve the desired results. If you are planning to use this product with older Listen systems or equipment not manufactured by Listen, you should disable SQ
What is the warranty of Listen receivers? Limited lifetime warranty. The following cases will void the warranty: Misuse, dropping, or any other noticeable cosmetic damage. Charging alkaline batteries instead of NiMH. Overheating the charging process by closing the lid on the charging case.
How long do the batteries last on the LR-500 receiver? Alkaline batteries last 30 hours. NiMH rechargeable batteries last 15 hours (72 MHz and 216 MHz). With 863 MHz, Alkaline batteries last 20 hours and NiMH rechargeable batteries last 10 hours.