FAQ

A tour guide system consists of a headset or earphone, microphone, transmitter, receiver or transceiver, used to transfer live audio between people. An individual speaks into a microphone transmitter and another person uses a lightweight receiver to hear the message and in some cases, reply to the speaker and other group participants.
Plant-Tours.com communication systems are used when it is difficult to hear a presenter or guide due to high background noise or distance between users. It helps keep the audience informed and reduces strain on the presenter’s voice. Typical examples of use are-
  • Employee communication while maintaining social distancing guidelines.
  • Tours or trainings in either noisy, or noise sensitive environments e.g. factories, manufacturing plants, warehouses, houses of worship, educational institutions, military bases, distribution centers.
  • Language translation for tours with foreign guests or for international meetings.
  • ....and many more applications.

One-Way Tour/Training Systems

PT-5350 is a Guide/Leader Headset.

Behind-the head style for low to moderate noise facilities. (Compatible with hard-hats.) Soft Vinyl, on-the-ear Earpads for easy cleaning. The system has 17 channels with a transmission range of up to 200 ft.

PT-5370 is a Guide/Leader Headset.

Over-the-head style for moderate to high noise facilities. Soft Vinyl, around-the-ear Earpads for easy cleaning. This system has 17 channels with a transmission range of up to 200 ft.

PT-5200 is a Guide Headset.

Behind-the-head style for high noise facilities. (Compatible with hard-hats) Soft Vinyl, around-the-ear Earpads for easy cleaning. This system has 17 channels with a transmission range of up to 200 ft.

PT-5250 is a Guide/Leader Headset.

Behind-the-head style for highest noise facilities. (Compatible with hard-hats) Soft Vinyl, around-the-ear Earpads for easy cleaning. This system has 17 channels with a transmission range of up to 200 ft.

PT-165 is a Low Noise Single-Side Earspeaker.

Features high quality sound with ultra-light comfort. The Earspeaker is used primarily for areas of very light noise, but still requiring listening assistance. Also appropriate for translation and interpretation scenarios in meetings/seminars and outdoor tours. Weight: 0.9 oz

PT-350 is made FOR MODERATE NOISE AREAS.

Our NEW patented ergonomic, behind-the-head style tour guide headphone is designed with on-the-ear FULL COVERAGE styling shaped to the natural contour of the ear and is compatible with hard-hats. Swivel floating earpad provides a comfortable seal accommodating all users’ requirements for even the longest tour or walk-through. Provides ultimate comfort and moderate noise reduction. Earpads are wipeable for easy cleaning.Weight: 2.2oz

PT-370 MODERATE-HI NOISE HEADPHONE.

Headphones: Moderate-High Noise / Over-head. New Item! Trim and sleek styling features full-around-the-ear coverage for facilities requiring moderate to high noise reduction. Includes adjustable padded headband and ultra-soft vinyl earpads for extra comfort – Fully wipeable for easy cleaning and replaceable for extended life. Weight: 7.3 oz

PT-200 is IDEAL FOR HIGH NOISE AREAS.

New and revolutionary 14 NRR headphone designed for high noise environments. The PT-200 provides one-of-a kind benefits: comfortable and lightweight (10 oz) with sleek and trim styling for appealing appearance and rugged durability.

PT-250 MAX NOISE HEADPHONE.

Max Noise/Behind-Head with Soft Vinyl Earpads. New Item! 24 NRR headphone designed for highest noise environments in your facility. The PT-250 provides one-of-a kind benefits: comfortable and provides rugged maximum durability for tough environments. Full around-the-ear seal protects each user’s ears and is compatible with hard hats or bump caps. Weight: 12 oz

MT-425 IN-LINE MIC EARSPEAKER

Lightweight and comfortable, allows discreet privatecommunications with flexible ear clip and Push-To-Talk in-line button for all day use in low noise environments. Coil cord and lapel and collar clip provides flexibility, durability and eliminates cord strain.

MT-500 BEHIND THE EAR SPEAKER HEADSET WITH BOOM MIC

The MT-500 offers flexible ear clip and crisp, clear communication via the flexible boom style mini microphone between staff for all light to moderate noise areas on any tour. The coil cord and lapel/collar clip ensures durability and comfort with no cord strain. Weight: 1.3oz

One-Way Tour/Training Systems

MT-350 LOW-MODERATE NOISE HEADSET

Low-Moderate Noise Behind-Head Headset with Soft Vinyl Earpads

Our NEW patented ergonomic, behind-the-head style headset is designed with on-the-ear FULL COVERAGE styling shaped to the natural contour of the ear and is compatible with hard-hats. Swivel floating earpad provides a comfortable seal accommodating all participants’ requirements for even the longest activity. Provides ultimate comfort and moderate noise reduction. Earpads are wipeable for easy cleaning. Shown with Lockable Push-To-Talk Option for Guide/Leader to allow full arm and hand freedom of motion. Fits easily underneath hard-hats/bump caps. Weight: 2.8 oz

MT-370 MODERATE-HI NOISE HEADSET

Moderate to High Noise Over-Head Headset

New Item! Trim and sleek styling features full-around-the-ear coverage for facilities requiring moderate to high noise reduction. The MT-370 high noise headset includes adjustable padded headband and ultra-soft vinyl earpads for extra comfort – Fully wipeable for easy cleaning and replaceable for extended life. Available with our exclusive Lockable Push-To-Talk Option that allows freedom of arm and hand motion for Guide/Leader. Weight: 8.6 oz.

MT-200 HIGH-NOISE TWO-WAY BEHIND-HEAD HEADSET

New and revolutionary 14 NRR headphone designed for high noise environments. The MT-200 high noise headset provides one-of-a kind benefits: comfortable and lightweight (12 oz) with sleek and trim styling for appealing appearance and rugged durability. Full around-the-ear seal protects each user’s ears and is compatible with hard hats or bump caps. Available with our exclusive Lockable Push-To-Talk Option that allows freedom of arm and hand motion for Guide/Leader. Weight: 8.6 oz.

MT-250 MAX NOISE HEADSET

MAX-NOISE/BEHIND-HEAD WITH SOFT VINYL EARPADS

New item! 24 NRR is a high noise environment headset. TheMT-250 high noise headset provides one-of-a kind benefits: comfortable and rugged maximum durability for tough environments. Full around-the-ear seal protects each user’s ears and is compatible with hard hats or bump caps. Shown with Lockable Push-To-Talk option for Guide/Lead to eliminate the need to hold the button while speaking and allows full freedom of arm and hand motion. Weight: 15 oz

The system can be used without any prior experience of the equipment and each system is supplied with a user guide. The system can be set up immediately upon arrival at a venue.
One-way systems are primarily used for information delivery by a leader or guide with complete message control and availability of Q&A. Two-way is ideal for interactive tour and training activities where free exchange of information is vital.
A headset is a headworn device that incorporates a microphone and earphone/headphone, enabling the user to speak to and listen to the group and other participants.
Batteries are included in every Plant-Tours.com package. Additional batteries are in stock for high frequency use.
Every system is custom tailored to fit your specific need. This eliminates “over-buying” and “one size fits all” so you buy exactly what you need - not more.
Yes! In most cases, our system will actually take the place of any hearing protection required in your facility.
It is your choice to obtain licenses for your 2-way system.
No. You buy only what you need.
Yes! Our expert, Tour and Training Consultants, are here, available and standing by to discuss your requirements with you and prepare a no obligation quotation.
Yes! Our program has included Free Demo Kits for your trial for nearly 20 years. Please contact us via the contact form and we will send you a request form. Alternatively, you could rent a system. You can test our Demo Kit for all your needs.
Yes, our consultants can discuss you and your client’s specific needs for discount availability.

There is a limited time warranty for Plant-Tours.com equipment. Please see details here.