Listen Programmable Digital FM Receiver – 72MHz (LR-500-072)

List Price: $314.00
Our Price: $227.70

Listen Technologies programmable display receiver at 72MHz!


  • Compact, portable, and programmable digital receiver
  • Accepts either mono or stereo headsets
  • 57 wide band channels
  • Easy-to-read LCD display with programming status, battery level, channel lock, and signal strength readings
  • Channel seek capabilities and channel selector buttons on the front of the unit
  • Simple drop-in charging compatible with Listen Technologies’ charging cases and plugs

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Combining powerful, crystal-clear audio performance with the ability to program each unit, the LR-500 Portable Programmable Display Receiver is a top-of-the-line solution for your assistive listening system. This 100% digital Listen LR-500-072 portable receiver offers a unique Look & Listen display – easily verify channel selection, whether or not channel is locked, battery level, and RF signal strength using the LR-500’s LCD display. Also, use the LCD display to verify programming status, to lock out used channels so the receiver will access only one or more channels of your choice, plus the LCD can be used to adjust the units squelch on loss of RF signal. Ease-of-use has never been better for users and ease of programming has never been easier for installers. For a compatible transmitter consider the Listen Technologies LT-700-072 bodypack transmitter or the LT-800-072 base transmitter.

The LR-500-072 is a great choice for venues that change channels frequently or maintain several wireless audio systems. This model is at 72MHz and is also available in 216MHz, model LR-500-216. It is digitally tuned so transmission will not drift, assuring that when you select a channel, it stays on the channel. The LR-500-072 can receive up to 17 wide-band or 40 narrow-band channels, the 57 most common wide band channels (unless electronically locked on one channel), with Up, Down and “SEEK” channel selection buttons behind the mechanically locking door, thus discouraging end users from changing the channel selected. Electronically lock on channel by holding the “SEEK” button down 5 seconds to prevent tampering. The exclusive built-in belt clip located on the back, prevents the unit from slipping off of your belt or strap.

This receiver has a line-level earphone jack (3.5mm) that accepts either mono or stereo headsets. Receiver antenna is built into the earphone cord, eliminating additional wires while maximizing receiver effectiveness.

Listen has created SQ technology, which is a combination of audio technologies that provides the highest signal-to-noise ratio available in its products category. The LR-500-072 utilizes the same 72MHz channels as most other assistive listening systems giving you the flexibility to mix and match with other assistive listening equipment as long as the SQ is disabled.

This unit operates on either standard or rechargeable AA batteries. Listen’s unique charging circuitry is conveniently built into the receivers. The built-in SmartCharge does not allow batteries to overcharge; never worry about unplugging the transformer at a certain time, just use the ultimate convenient drop in charging contacts located at the bottom of the unit.

Compatible headsets with this receiver include the Listen LA-164 ear speaker and the LA-165 stereo headphone.

Please Note: The built-in charging feature can only be used with rechargeable AA batteries and not standard AA batteries.

Disclaimer: FCC rules limit use of this equipment to auditory assistance for the handicapped.

Manufacturer’s Limited Lifetime Warranty

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

Product Features

  • 72MHz
  • Accepts either mono or stereo headsets
  • 57 wide band channels
  • Dimensions: 3.0″W x 1.0″D x 5.0″H
  • Weight: 3.9oz
  • Look&Listen™ display
  • Programmable
  • Volume control
  • Compatible with other assistive listening systems
  • Up, Down and “SEEK” channel selection buttons
  • SQ™ technology
  • SQ™ enabled: 80dB; SQ™ disabled: 60dB
  • Operates up to 30 hours

Ideal For

  • Hearing Assistance
  • Tour Guide Applications
  • Language Interpretation

Components Include

  • 1 LR-500-072 Receiver

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