Octasound's Restaurant Sound System Advantage

Improve Sound, Decrease System Maintenance, Lower Overall Costs

Installation — An Octasound Speaker System can be installed in significantly less time than a 70V line system. Saving you time and money
The Sound — Octasound has a big advantage in fidelity, evenness of dispersion and smoothness. The difference is striking.
Electronic Ease of Use — No confusing menus, digital dilemmas, or calls to an IT specialist. Just select the source and adjust the volume with clearly marked analog controls.
Durability — Octasound Systems are built using the highest quality components.
Technologically Obsolete​ — Octasound does not use any software that suffers from end of life cycles whereas software based systems expire or become incompatible with the operating systems of digital controllers like tablets or phones.
Can it be hacked? —  The potential for mischief is increasing all the time but it’s no concern at all with an Octasound System.
Renting your facility — An Octasound System makes it easy to provide an in-house PA solution for your customers.
Color - Match your decor. Custom colors other than standard black and white are available.

View an Octasound Restaurant Sound System Design Example


A typical restaurant / bar sound systems design uses 70 Volt distribution and requires a large number of speakers to compensate for a lack of quality and audio dispersion capability. 70 Volt designs require extra components, reduces sound quality and significantly increases installation labor.

An Octasound speaker installation removes the requirements for 70 Volt distribution.  A single Octasound speaker can replace ten to twenty 70 Volt based speakers and cover a restaurant / bar with clear, high fidelity sound.  Component cost and installation time drop dramatically.

The Sound

70 Volt speakers frequently use inexpensive drivers and transformers resulting in poor low-frequency response and thin overall sound. In a noisy restaurant or bar, this often makes for audio that is more irritating than enjoyable. These systems have power restrictions and cannot be used beyond their preset power settings. 

Octasound's sound is relaxed, full-range, evenly dispersed. Excellent for either music or speech. With no power restriction, Octasound systems can play louder when needed without distortion. Add an Octasound OS2X12 subwoofer for full range sound. Customers will have a pleasant music experience. The system can also move into a more club-like experience, if needed, without the need for rented sound equipment.

Electronics Ease of Use

Often tablets or other software dependent devices are used for audio controls. They require staff training, software maintenance, and making sure the tablet is always charged and available.

Octasound controllers are 12V DC powered and always on. There is no charging or software to maintain. The design is simple and intuitive with clear labeling.  Change the audio source with one knob and change the volume with the other knob. Simple, effective and dependable with little to no training required. Octasound controllers are permanently installed and easy to find.


Complex digital systems have more points of failure and use plastic panels or tablets which can be easily vandalized or stolen. Maintaining and reprogramming controllers can be very expensive. 

Octasound's design simplicity provides fewer points of failure. Our control panels are double anodized aluminum with permanently etched markings. Sealed volume controls provide durable, long-term, noise-free performance. Octasound's products have lasted 20 plus years in the industry without service. Octasound control modules are commercial grade and have no theft value.

Technologically Obsolete

Software-based systems require updates and security patches. Often support becomes limited or unavailable when the equipment is discontinued. Digital audio products are discontinued all the time, just like computers and operating systems. If repairs are ever needed a system replacement may be required. Compatibility with other manufacturers is not guaranteed.

Octasound Electronic Modules never expire or require firmware / software updates.  They interface with any device that has a headphone jack or audio output. Octasound is forever compatible with other manufacturer's audio equipment.

Hacking Vulnerability

Operating systems, software, and networks are under constant threat from hackers. Without regular updates and security patches, your audio system could be vulnerable. 

Octasound systems work without software or network connections. Hacking is not an issue.

Renting your Restaurant / Bar

Interfacing into a complex, software-based audio system can be very complicated with every setup requiring system orientation and user training. Staff time and expertise is often required.

Octasound systems provide simple and reliable access so that customers renting the space for weddings, parties, meetings etc. can easily use it for announcements and/or music. Just plug in and adjust volume as needed.  Extra rented sound equipment is not required. Staff time is significantly reduced without having to deal with setup, orientation, and troubleshooting.

Speaker Color

Black and white speakers are the standard two choices with the majority of plastic molded cabinets.

Octasound speaker color can be customized to match your restaurant or franchise colors.  Standard black and white are also available.

Free restaurant / bar sound system design and quote.



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1 Octasound SP800A can replace 10 to 20 ceiling speakers


RASX4 Bar Setup

RASX4 Source Selector

Using the Source Selector Staff can Select up to 4 different sources per zone.

The rental setting turns on and sets maximum volume for  the RAMX2 or RABX2 input mixers shown below. 

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RAMX2 Module

Fits in standard electrical box.

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RABX2 Module

Fits in standard electrical box.

Install the RAMX2 Mic and Aux or the RABX2 Bluetooth and Aux in any convenient locations around your restaurant / bar.

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OS2X12 Subwoofer

Add a compact subwoofer (23" x 15" x 15") for full range, warmer, deeper sound.

Now you can turn it up for a dance club-like experience when you need it.


Walper Hotel

  • Lobby - Walper Hotel - RASX4 and RAMX2
  • RASX4 and RAMX2 - Barrister's Lounge - Walper Hotel
  • Queen Elizabeth Room - Stage Installation - 2 x RAMX2
  • Audio Mixer and Source Selector Stage Installation
  • Audio Source Selector RASX4 - Crystal Ballroom Bar - Walper Hotel
  • RAMX2 and RASX4 source selector. Crystal Ballroom Bar - Walper Hotel
  • Crystal Ballroom Bar - Walper Hotel - RASX4
  • Crystal Ballroom Bar - Walper Hotel
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