Axis Network Horn Tested (C3003-E)

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Apr 18, 2017

We bought and tested the Axis network horn C3003-E, examining setup and calibration, event audio, VMS integration, and sound pressure levels (tested with a dB meter, shown below) at ranges up to 100'.

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