SL Interpreter

The SL Interpreter perfectly completes either the Tourguide 2020 or the Tourguide 1039 portfolio to create a compact, quick to install and easy to use interpretation setup for presentation-style conferences or events alike.
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The SL Interpreter is a compact interpreter console for simultaneous interpretation. The station supports two interpreters, offers floor or relay channel monitoring, activation of microphone inputs, and routing of interpretation signals to different outputs. The internal distribution amplifier enables easy system extension of up to four interpreter consoles via standard Cat5 cabling. Ideal for use with Sennheiser’s infrared, Tourguide 2020 or Touguide 1039 systems for a compact, portable, quick-to-install and easy-to-use interpretation system.


  • stand-alone interpreter console - no need for external equipment

  • easy to use

  • up to 4 consoles can be cascaded for translation into multiple languages

  • individual volume and tone controls for 2 interpreters

  • easy cascading of up to 4 consoles with Cat 5 cable

  • floor language feed-through

  • multiple microphone and headset options

What's in the box?

  • SL Interpreter
  • Power Supply
  • Cat5 Link Cable
  • Manual
  • Safety Guide

Technical Data

  • Dimensions
    25.4 cm (10") x 16.1 cm (6.35") x 6.2 cm (2.45")
  • Jack plug
    Red: RCA jack for CH1 audio
  • Jack plug
    White: RCA jack for CH2 audio
  • Jack plug
    Interpreter audio only, no feedthrough.
  • Weight
    3.4 lbs (1.5 kg)
  • Phantom powering
  • Floor in
    3-pin XLR female jack, balanced (or unbalanced) input with 24k O differential input impedance, max balanced input is +19dBu
  • CH1 Out, CH2 Out
    3-pin XLR male jack, balanced output. Max output is +19dBu into 600 O balanced load impedance.


  • Spec Sheets
    • Product specification SL Interpreter (310 KB) Download

  • Quick Guides
    • Quick Guide SL Interpreter (4.4 MB) Download

  • Safety instructions and regulatory information
    • Safety instructions SL Interpreter (850 KB) Download

  • Application Notes
    • Application Note - Conference with Interpretation (770 KB) Download

    • Overview Interpretation with SL Interpreter (400 KB) Download

    • Overview 2 Interpretation with SL Interpreter (390 KB) Download

    • Application Note - Presentation with Interpretation (500 KB) Download

    • Application Note - Presentation with 3 interpreters (540 KB) Download

    • Application Note - Hidden features of the SL Interpreter (430 KB) Download

  • Technical Drawings
    • Outline dimensions SL Interpreter (DWG) (160 KB) Download

    • Outline dimensions SL Interpreter (DXF) (660 KB) Download

    • 3D model SL Interpreter (4.6 MB) Download

WARNING (for California residents only): This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information go to: