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8-10 Position Jackboxes

These 10-position jackboxes provide a cost-effective way to create group-based learning centers for mobile and computer-based differentiated instruction where students can simultaneously listen to content in classrooms, libraries, and language and computer labs without disrupting others around them. They're ideally suited for literacy groups, ESL/ELL/ELD, Special Ed, reading activities, language learning and ELA applications to help meet the Common Core State Standards.

Most commonly used is a stereo jackbox, which connects with iOS and Android-based mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), laptop and desktop computers, multi or single media players (MP3 or CD). Monaural jackboxes connect with CardMaster Card readers or cassette players. Most units can even be daisy-chained to another to include even more listeners. All are built with rugged ABS plastic exteriors for durability and have silver-plated contact points for a solid jack-to-plug connections and include individual volume controls. They have rubber pads to prevent sliding and two pre-drilled holes for permanent mounting atop a desk.

The 1210T model is the first 2-way jackbox where students (wearing a Califone To Go™ headset and its single 3.5mm stereo plug) can listen to and verbally reply. This makes it ideal for use in Skype® sessions, Google® + hangouts, FaceTime® and other mobile learning applications. Voices go from the connected headsets to the jackbox and then to the attached smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop. This jackbox has a permanently attached 3' cord and ten 3.5mm jacks that are optimized for use with To Go headsets.

The JB310 and 1210AVPS jackboxes are also used to listen to distributed audio. Both have jacks for up to ten students to plug their stereo headphones into. The JB310 works with 3.5mm jacks while the 1210AVPS uses the larger ¼” jacks. The JB310 has a permanently attached 6' cord with ¼” and 3.5mm mini plugs while the 1210AVPS has a 5' cord with ¼” and 3.5mm plugs.

The 1218AVPY is ideal for monaural applications. It has individual volume controls, eight ¼” headphone jacks and a permanently attached 5' cord with ¼” and 3.5mm plugs.


1210T
MSRP $48.50

Two-way jackbox
10-position (Stereo) 3.5mm plugs that are optimized for use with To Go headsets.


JB310
MSRP $48.50

10-position (Stereo)
1/4“ & 3.5mm plugs


1210AVPS
MSRP $48.50

10-position (Stereo)
1/4“ & 3.5mm plugs


1218AVPY
MSRP $29

8-position (Monaural)
1/4“ & 3.5mm plugs




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  • 1210T
  • JB310
  • 1210AVPS
  • 1218AVPY
Number of Listening Positions10 x 3.5mm jacks
CordPermanently attached, 6 foot with 3.5mm To Go® plugs
Contact PointsSilver-plated for better connection and are moisture resistant to prevent corrosion
HousingABS plastic for durability and safety
Volume ControlIndividual control on each position
Dimensions2" H X 4.25" L X 4.25" D
SafetyBuilt for use in schools, churches, business and government facilities
Weight12 ounces, shipping weight 1 lb.
Master Carton40 pieces, 22x14x12”; Master carton actual weight 27lbs, shipping weight 30 lbs.
WarrantyFor school/business uses for 1 year from purchase date
Number of Listening Positions10
CordPermanently attached, 5 foot with 1/4" and mini plugs
Contact pointsSilver-plated for better connection and are moisture resistant to prevent corrosion
HousingABS plastic for durability and safety
Volume ControlIndividual control on each position
Dimensions2" H X 4.25" L X 4.25" D
SafetyBuilt for use in schools, churches, business and government facilities
Weight12 ounces, shipping weight 1 lb.
WarrantyFor school/business uses for 1 year from purchase date
Number of Listening Positions8
CordPermanently attached, 5' with 1/4" and mini plugs
Contact pointsSilver-plated for better connection and are moisture resistant to prevent corrosion
HousingABS plastic durability and safety
Volume ControlAvailable for each position
SafetyBuilt for use in school, church, business and government facilities
Dimensions2" H X 4.25" L X 4.25" D
Weight12 ounces, shipping weight 1 lb
WarrantyFor school/business uses for 1 year from purchase date
Number of Listening Positions10 x 3.5mm jacks
CordPermanently attached, 6 foot with 1/4" and 3.5mm mini plugs
Contact PointsSilver-plated for better connection and are moisture resistant to prevent corrosion
HousingABS plastic for durability and safety
Volume ControlIndividual control on each position
Dimensions2" H X 4.25" L X 4.25" D
SafetyBuilt for use in schools, churches, business and government facilities
Weight12 ounces, shipping weight 1 lb.
WarrantyFor school/business uses for 1 year from purchase date
Updated on: 6/19/13
Blended Learning Wireless Washable Non-Washable
“For connecting multiple headphones to computers, stereos, CD players. All you have to do is to plug the earphone into the jackbox and then plug the jackbox into your audio source. Volume controls are included on the jackbox. This device comes in handy for several students playing a video game or for a group of students working on a project on one computer.”
The Gadget Girls
Media Review
powertolearn.com, 9/25/03


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