Desktop Alphanumeric Pager (TP-161)


  • Bigger, brighter, louder, easier to operate than handhelds
  • Relay and data port for printing of pages or custom interfacing with 
  • External equipment
  • External BNC antenna
  • Narrowband / wideband programmable version


the Desktop Alphanumeric Pager (TP-161), equipped with six operational buttons and a large screen capable of displaying two or four lines. With a memory capacity of 259,062 messages (POCSAG), this device supports external antennas and alarm devices. Ideal for various settings including medical facilities, factories, warehouses, public safety, service desks, offices, dispatch centers, and fire departments.


What is a pager? – Product Utility

A pager is a communication device that transmits short messages or notifications to specific individuals or teams through wireless transmitters. Despite the prevalence of mobile networks and the mainstream adoption of instant messaging, pagers remain indispensable in certain situations, providing immediate and reliable notifications to ensure the swift delivery and processing of messages.

In the past, pagers were typically used for one-way communication, only receiving pre-programmed messages or numeric codes. Modern pager systems offer additional features such as displaying text messages, supporting two-way communication, and even integrating other communication technologies like SMS or data transmission. GOLD APOLLO offers a variety of pagers; feel free to contact us to find the solution that best suits your business needs.


How does a pager assist you? – Application Scenarios

Pager systems provide rapid and effective communication in various application scenarios. Here are some examples in different fields:

  • Restaurant Service:
    • Service Calls: Guests can use the pager to call waitstaff, enhancing service efficiency.
    • Order Notifications: Kitchen or bar staff can use pagers to notify servers of new orders or ready-to-serve dishes.
    • Staff Coordination: Management can quickly summon staff using pagers to address emergencies.
  • Emergency Services:
    • Emergency Notifications: Emergency service personnel receive immediate pager alerts to respond swiftly to crises.
    • Team Collaboration: Pagers assist real-time communication between different departments or teams during emergency situations.
  • Healthcare Industry:
    • Patient Calls: Patients can use pagers to notify nursing staff, ensuring timely attention to their care needs.
    • Healthcare Team Coordination: Healthcare professionals can use pagers for quick coordination, improving overall medical efficiency.
  • Industrial Environment:
    • Industrial Emergency Response: Pagers are used to swiftly notify personnel to respond to sudden accidents or crises.
    • Production Process Notifications: Production line workers receive real-time notifications about production status through pagers.
    • Equipment Maintenance Notifications: Maintenance personnel receive notifications about equipment malfunctions or servicing needs via pagers for timely action.


In summary, pagers offer a convenient and rapid communication method in various fields, contributing to increased work efficiency, emergency response capabilities, and collaborative efforts. If you would like to learn more about our product applications, feel free to contact us at, and we’ll provide you with the most comprehensive wireless device solutions.

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Desktop Alphanumeric Pager (TP-161)– Product Description

  • 6 Keys Operation
  • Four Line, available zoom in to Two line
  • Large Memory Size; Total Capacity 259,062 Letters
  • General Message: 16 sets + Message Full: 10 sets, total capacity 20480 letters
  • Personal Message: 10 sets, total capacity 1000 letters
  • Mail Drop: 15 sets, total capacity 228,345 letters
  • 4 Beep Alerts with LED Flash, 10 Melody Alerts with LED Flash, Vibration with LED Flash, LED Flash Only, or Silent Mode
  • 5 sets daily alarm
  • 10 Sets for Messages Lock
  • Pocsag / Synthesized / Desk Top
  • Adjustable Volume, Loud Buzzer
  • Large Display: 120 x 44 mm (view area)
  • 3 x AAA Rechargeable Battery for back up
  • Relay / Data output & External Antenna
  • 12hr or 24 hr format real time clock (selectable)
  • Unread Message Reminder Alert
  • Error Message, Duplicate Message, Full Message Indicator
  • Manual pager on/off
  • Convenient Functions; 5 Daily Alarm, Auto Scroll, Auto Sleep,Zoom In/Out
  • Real Time Clock Calendar
  • Message Time Stamp
  • Month, Date, Year, Time Display (British or American date format)
  • Page scrolling (selectable)
  • Support Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, German, and French
  • Common Applications: Public Safety, Service Desks, Offices, Dispatch Centers, Fire & EMS

Additional information


VHF 135~174 MHz, UHF 430~470 MHz, UHF 860~872 MHz, UHF 929~932 MHz

Paging Sensitivity

19dBuV/M for 512 bps UHF (No body effect), 19dBuV/M for 1200 bps UHF (No body effect), 23dBuV/M for 512 bps VHF (No body effect), 23dBuV/M for 1200 bps VHF (No body effect)

EIA Selectivity

60 dB ±25KHz

Spurious Rejection

55dB below carrier

Image Rejection

50 dB below carrier

Frequency Stability

7 ppm for UHF, 10 ppm for VHF at -10° to 50°C (+25°C ref.)

Frequency Deviation

±4.5 KHz

Code Format


Transmission Speed

512 / 1200 / 2400 bps for POCSAG, 1200 bps for POCSAG

Alert Tone Loudness

98 dBA @ 30 cm


AAA NiMH Rechargeable battery


182.3(L) x 114(W) x 99.7(H) mm


430 g (Without Battery)


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