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Example of a paging system setup

Below is an example of a paging setup for a school.

This article assumes you've already set up your paging realms and profiles.
Alpine School District is comprised of an Elementary School, Jr. High School, and High School. Each principal needs to broadcast announcements (pages) to the hallways, cafeteria, or classrooms by dialing the appropriate zone number from their phone. Complete the following for each school.

Diagram Key
Icon Term Description
Paging Realm Group of zones inside a single local area network (LAN)
Zone Group of subscribing devices
Paging Profile Defines which zones a device can send and/or receive pages from
Transmit Device Device that sends pages
Subscribe Device Device that receives pages, sometimes a speaker (IP Amplifier)
  1. Set the Paging Realm to the school's name.
  2. Assign the zones as follows:

    • Zone 01 = Hallways
    • Zone 02 = Cafeteria
    • Zone 03 = Classrooms

    Multicast Paging Example Paging Realm=School Name
  3. Create a Paging Profile called Hallway Devices.
  4. Select the school name as the Paging Realm for that profile.
  5. Set the following permissions:
    Zone Setting
    01 Subscribe only
    02 No subscribe or transmit
    03 No subscribe or transmit
    Multicast Paging Example Paging Profile=Hallway Devices
  6. Create a Paging Profile called Cafeteria Devices.
  7. Select the school name as the Paging Realm for that profile.
  8. Set the following permissions:
    Zone Setting
    01 No subscribe or transmit
    02 Subscribe only
    03 No subscribe or transmit
    Multicast Paging Example Paging Profile = Cafeteria Devices
  9. Create a Paging Profile called Classroom Devices.
  10. Select the school name as the Paging Realm for that profile.
  11. Set the following permissions:
    Zone Setting
    01 No subscribe or transmit
    02 No subscribe or transmit
    03 Subscribe only
    Multicast Paging Example Paging Profile=Classroom Devices
  12. Create a Paging Profile called Principal's Device.
  13. Select the school name as the Paging Realm for that profile.
  14. Set the following permissions:
    Zone Setting
    01 Transmit only
    02 Transmit only
    03 Transmit only
    Multicast Paging Example Paging Profile=Principals Device
Each device used in multicast paging will need its respective paging profile assigned. Users that have the same paging permissions can share a single paging profile by assigning the that paging profile to each of their devices.