Condor Microphone Array

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Condor Microphone array

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The Condor is a beamforming microphone array with a built-in DSP. Designed to provide a clutter-free solution with multiple interfaces for audio pick-up, this microphone array is perfect for huddle-rooms and open spaces. The Condor is compatible with any speaker or sound bar.


– Noise Cancelling

– Acoustic Echo Cancellation

– Automatic Gain Control

– De-Reverberation

– Beamforming

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– Analog

– SIP (IP Phone)

– Optical


– Dual Connectivity

  • Offering multiple interfaces in a single product. This feature allows the use of one product in a room that requires multiple connectivity options (audio and video conferencing).

– Bridging

  • The ability to connect two calls from different interfaces simultaneously, making your video conferencing participants able to speak with your audio conferencing participants as well as yourself through your device.

– Direction Finding

  • The ability to recognize the direction of the person speaking in the room.

– Beamforming

  • The ability to steer the directionality of the device’s microphones. Beamforming improves noise and echo cancelling as well as the overall quality of the device’s pickup.  This feature works in conjunction with direction finding.

– Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

  • The ability to provide power to the device through the ethernet connection getting rid of the need to use a separate power supply.

– USB Power

  • The ability to provide power to the device through the USB connection getting rid of the need to use a separate power supply.

– Ceiling/Wall Mountable

  • This product supports a mounting system that allows you to hang it on surfaces such as walls and ceilings.

– LED Indications

  • LEDs indicate the voice pickup and direction as well as muting.

Powering Options:

– Direct USB Power

– Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

– External Power Supply


– Small Room

– Huddle Room

– Medium Conference Room

– Training Room

– AV Cart

IOS/Android App Integration:

– Dialer App


The Condor comes with two installation

  • Wall mounting; the Condor comes with two wall mounting brackets
  • Stands; two stands are provided to placing the Condor on a flat surface
  • Brackets for TV Mount available (sold separately).


  • USB cable
  • 5V power supply
  • 2 wall mounting brackets and 2 stands
  • USB – both data and power
  • Analog Speaker In via two RCA jacks (left and right signals)
  • Analog Speaker Out via two RCA jacks (left and right signals)
  • Analog System Out (microphone output) via RCA jack (line level)
  • Digital Speaker In via optical link (stereo)
  • Digital Speaker Out via optical link (stereo)
  • RJ45 Ethernet link – for network connection and IP phone
Performance Parameters

  • Frequency response: 50Hz – 16KHz
  • Noise Suppression: >15dB – no pumping noise
  • Echo Canceling: >40dB with conversion rate >40dB/sec
  • Residual echo suppressed to environment noise level preventing artificial ducking
  • Low latency – 10Msec
  • Power consumption – 500mAmp (from USB or POE)
  • Supported Codecs:
    G.711 (A-law and Mu-law)
    G.729A (Annex B)


  • 2.5” diameter, 48” long. Weight: 3.35 lbs
  • The Condor is housed in a metal tube; the outer shell is metal for sturdiness and

VoIP and Signaling

  • SIP –RFC 3261, SDP – RFC 2327 SIP over
  • TCP/UDP, Redundancy, Digest
  • Authentication, PRACK, Early Media

Data Protocols

    Static IP/DHCP IP Assignment, IEEE 802.1p/Q,

  • Plug-and-Play – No installation or additional drivers required
  • Audio Setup Utility is available for Windows.
  • Recording utility is available for Windows.
  • Recording utility allows you to record conversations to your computer via the device.
  • Operating systems: Windows 98 and up / Linux / MacOS.


  • USB cable
  • 5V power supply
  • 2 wall mounting brackets and 2 stands


  • Two Years.

Provisioning and Management

  • Web Server for Configuration and Management, Configuration update via FTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP Options (66, 67, 160, 12, 77, 42)
Light indications

  • There are four light sources across the Condor, each includes blue and red LEDs. The red will be flashing when the unit is muted; the blue will indicate the direction of reception. They will also be used to indicate other activities like power up, programing, IP search, and so on.

Software and Controls

  • The Condor will be identified and selected as the default device on any Windows
    application. You may have to select it as your default device for MAC OS.
  • The IP phone (SIP) is set up using a web based GUI that can be logged in from any device sitting on the same network as the Condor.

Phoenix offers a few software control and support utilities on its website. These
include recording software, test wizard, and maybe the most important – an audio setup utility. You can control the Condor’s microphone and speaker volume using this utility. These volumes can be controlled separately for signals coming through the SIP link or the USB link.

Dialing – using the Condor as your conference phone requires a dialer. The dialing is done through a software application running on a device that is connected to the same network. Two major platforms on which this application is available are Windows and IOS. The dialing application allows you to associate the app with a particular Condor (on your network), dial out, take calls in, call from your personal contact list, use the company’s contact list, mute the unit, and more. Check our website for additional platforms on which the application is available.


  • USB Power
  • PoE

Condor User Manual

SIP Administrator Guide