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Team Carson Competes in 13th Annual Indy Pumper Pull Challenge

Team Carson, sponsored by Carson Sirens and made up of firefighters from the Lawrence Township Fire Department in Indianapolis, competed in the 2009 Indy Pumper Pull Challenge held during this year’s Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC). Although not earning the top prize, Team Carson held its own and pulled well against other firefighter teams from across the country.

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Carson Manufacturing Receives 2008 Blue Chip Business Award

Carson Manufacturing has been selected as a winner of the 2008 Blue Chip Business Award. Sponsored by the WestPoint Financial Group, the coveted Blue Chip Business Award recognizes Indiana businesses that have overcome challenges, seized opportunities, creatively utilized resources and achieved success.

The award, a symbol of strength and dedication, is given to a select group of Indiana companies each year. Recipients are selected by an independent panel of prestigious judges as embodying the spirit of business success.

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SA-441M MagForce Mechanical Siren Selected As 2008 EMS Expo Top Pick

SA-441M MagForce Mechanical

Carson Sirens is proud to announce the selection of the SA-441M MagForce Mechanical siren as one of EMS Expo’s Top Picks for 2008. The SA-441M was evaluated at this year’s EMS EXPO held in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 15 – 17 and was judged to be one of the top new products on exhibit. As a result, the SA-441M will be featured in the January 2009 issue of EMS Magazine and online at It will also be highlighted in the March/April 2009 issue of EMS Product News. A special awards ceremony, hosted by EMS Magazine, was held on Monday, November 24 at the Fort Worth Convention Center Annex during the Texas EMS Conference.

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Carson Introduces The New M-Series Mechanical Tone Siren Line

SA-441M MagForce Mechanical

Carson Sirens is proud to announce the release of the M-Series Mechanical tone siren line. The M-Series combines a classic Mechanical Tone, new Carson “Stutter” Air Horn, and sleek, silver look with Carson’s popular selection of siren tones and the rugged dependability that you expect from a Carson siren. The result…a siren line that takes warning sound performance to the next level.

What sets the M-Series apart is the authentic reproduction of both a true Mechanical tone and a “Stutter” air horn sound. This combination offers an effective alternative to the costly Mechanical sirens and air horns that are traditionally installed on fire rescue apparatus. By eliminating the need for an exterior siren, as well as air tanks, compressors and tubing, these compact sirens are easy to install, space-saving and require much less amp draw while still delivering that distinctive “Big Engine” sound that makes drivers instinctively pull over.

The M-Series line includes both console and remote mount units and is available in four premium models: the SA-400M Classic Mechanical, SA-430M Patriot Mechanical, SA-441M MagForce Mechanical and SA-500M Cruiser Mechanical. Each model comes with a no-hassle 5-year warranty.

For almost 40 years, Carson has built a reputation of consistent quality and rugged reliability in all of its products and services. The M-Series further enhances this reputation by raising the standard of siren technology and design. Look for the M-Series today!

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Carson Releases the SC-1022 Hand-Held Mechanical Tone Siren for the Volunteer Fireman

Indianapolis, IN — Carson Sirens is proud to announce the release of the SC-1022 Hand-held Mechanical Tone Siren for the Volunteer Fireman. This hand-held remote 100-watt siren with light controls all in the palm of your hand, ideal for the volunteer that wants the siren out of his way when not in use. The hand control can be hidden away when not needed. The SC-1022 Volunteer Hand-held offers the standard siren tones and a mechanical tone giving you full coverage for those emergency situations. The rugged, and reliable amplifier offers exposed fusing on the back side, along with outputs for lights. This siren is dip switch programmable for different tones. Remote amplifier offers an output indicator on the face for diagnostics.

This new hand-held remote will be available at FDIC 2008 held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana the week of April 7th. Show visitors can see the sirens at the Carson booth (#5525).

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Carson Introduces 2 New Sirens for Volunteer Firemen with Both Mechanical Tone and Light Control Outputs

After much research, Carson Sirens is proud to announce the release of what the volunteer fire market considers to be the “ultimate siren for their needs.” The new SC-1000 Volunteer Siren series offers all the standard siren tones, as well as a mechanical tone and light control outputs. All of these features have been incorporated into a small unit that comes in either a console, remote or hand held version.

This new series will be officially introduced at the FDIC 2007 show held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana the week of April 16th. Show visitors can see the sirens at the Carson booth (#5525).