The University of Iowa

CatchBox is an interactive and throw-able participation microphone available in select University campus locations.

Two versions of CatchBox microphones are available on campus:

  1. Rechargeable-base CatchBox microphones sit atop a rechargeable base and have instant-on function when lifted for use; if CatchBox does not activate automatically, hand-tap CatchBox once or twice
  2. Standard CatchBox microphones [non-rechargeable batteries]
  • Standard CatchBox has two power switches to be activated for use and deactivated when not in use
    • One power switch is on the internal lavaliere mic pack [requires two Double-A batteries]
    • One power switch is on the internal Bluetooth transmitter [requires one Double-A battery]


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CatchBox Support