Astro SCE widescreen is a digital bell system with 7” LCD-TFT screen and classic keyboard that allows to play faithfully swinging and pealing bells sound with 50 different bell tones, keeping all the charm of the traditional sound.

Astro SCE Widescreen can control up to 16 relays outputs for bells or other electrical devices like tower clocks, lighting systems, heating systems, etc. using the 2-wire TX Progres transmission system (PD8, RM8).

ASTRO SCE widescreen combines the simplification of user interface with a further improvement in sound fidelity, a high storing capacity for melodies and new functions for faster and safer system management.

Technical description

Easy to use

The multilingual LCD-TFT screen and the cascading menu structure make the user interface simple and intuitive.

Four special keys allow you to directly activate as many functions for:

  • Select and start 7 preset melodies at the moment;
  • Manually peal or swing 6 bells or disable 4 programmed melodies;
  • View, modify the schedules of any day;
  • Enable/disable the most important functions.

The melodies can be started by means of various types of remote controls, radio, GSM, internet.

Easy to set up

Astro SCE widescreen is fully programmable with its keyboard or from PC using RS232 serial port or via internet or LAN with optional Multicom device.

It is possible to directly compose and memorize all types of melodies, simple or complex, with swinging and pealing bells by device’s keyboard or connecting an external midi keyboard.

Astro SCE widescreen allows saving data on SD-card, proprietary memory card or on internal eprom, to store up to 10,000 melodies.

Without power supply, the programming data are kept for several months and the date and time for at least 30 days.

High sound quality

Astro SCE provides high definition sound to reproduce faithfully all the charm of the traditional sound. It allows to play 50 different bell tones, swings or peals, respecting traditions of each territory.

Are available an integrated amplifier version (150W, 200W or 300W ) or the basic version without amplifier, that can be connected to an external amplifier.

The high degree of personalization allows you to adjust the volume evanescence (both general and for single bell), to reduce the volume in the rest hours, to transpose notes, to vary the execution speed for single melody or to manually control the output volume and electronic bass and treble control.

There is an auxiliary input to amplify signals from recorders, compact, mixer outputs (MP3 players, turntables, microphones).

Large selection of pre-set and customizable melodies

Astro-SCE integrates a selection of over 100 traditional melodies allows to compose and store on-site all sorts of played with swings and/or peals, either with the keys or with the optional midi keyboard.

Up to 16 digital outputs to control traditional bells, tower clocks or other electrical devices

Astro-SCE has a 2-wire TX Progres serial interface to control, using external devices (PD8, RM8), up to 16 relays outputs for traditional bells, tower clocks or other electrical devices like tower clocks, lighting systems, heating systems, etc.

Integrated liturgical calendar

With Astro SCE widescreen it is possible to program the different liturgical periods of the year, it is possible to activate  the automatic calculation of Easter and the days associated with it, the sunrise and sunset times of each day and the sundays of Advent

The daylight saving time change is automatic and excludable and it is possible to automatically synchronize the time with DCF77, GPS or internet signals.

Tower clock functionality

Time-striker in 19 different modes;

Control and automatic adjusting of tower clock’s hands with time recovering after a blackout;

Possibility of controlling DC driven clocks.

Format and dimensions

ASTRO-SCE wide screen  is available in Rack format 19”.

Dimensionis(W x H x D) mm 480 x 215 x 130 (including removable rack side flanges)

Weight from 11 to14 Kg depending of the power.

Optional accessories

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