The CraneCom system is a hardwired communication system. Phone units are designed and built with high-impact nylon plastic materials. Master unit constructed in a heavy-duty die-cast aluminum enclosure.
Pictured: 320 Master Unit (Left), Phone Unit (Right).
For crane operator and signal person, respectively.
The 320 CraneCom system is a hardwired fail-safe communication system designed specifically for crane operations. It provides a safer working environment for all workers while crane operations are being directed. The system consists of a Master Unit and 3 phone units. Each phone unit can have up to 1,000 ft of cable connections. Built using the latest technology, and phone units using high impact nylon plastic materials and the master unit electronics enclosed in the heavy-duty die-cast aluminum enclosure.
320 CraneCom System
The operator can listen to all three simultaneously or select the one giving the instructions. The Master Unit’s computer-controlled warning alarms and backup battery system alert the operator when a phone unit is disconnected or if the primary power source is lost.
Pictured: Phone Unit
CraneCom Phone Unit Overview
Each phone unit can have up to 1,000 ft of cable connected. Built using the latest technology, and phone units using high impact nylon plastic materials and the master unit electronics enclosed in heavy duty die-cast aluminum enclosure.
McKee CraneCom System
The Signalman is the eyes and ears of the operator. He is normally in the monitoring mode and therefore can either hold the phone unit, or place nearby and still be heard clearly by the operator. Phone is ergonomically designed to be comfortable hold be hung by the handle hooks.
CRANECOM VERSUS WALKIE-TALKIE RADIOS
“YOU’RE BREAKING UP! Change the batteries! … Now someone is talking over you! Try another channel! … Now someone else is talking over you, go back to the other channel! … Hold the talk button down so I can monitor you … Uh-Oh, breaking up again, try changing the batteries again! That didn’t work! BETTER CALL MCKEE!
|PRODUCT COMPARISON||CRANECOM SYSTEM||WALKIE-TALKIE RADIOS|
|Backup Battery Power||Yes||✘|
|Weather & Impact Proof||Yes||✘|
|Multiple Power Source Options||Yes||✘|
|Systems Failure Warning Alarms||Yes||✘|
|Hands-Free Talking & Monitoring||Yes||✘|
|Ergonomically Designed For Comfort||Yes||✘|
|Crystal Clear Uninterupted Communications||Yes||✘|
|Specifically Designed For Safe Crane Operations||Yes||✘|
|Secure Dedicated Link Between Operator & Signalman||Yes||✘|
|FCC Licensing Required||✘||Yes|