Volunteer Sirens

Products Made Specifically For The Volunteer Firefighter

Volunteer firefighters face unique challenges when responding to emergency calls. To help overcome these challenges, we created emergency vehicle equipment specifically for volunteers.

For almost 40 years, Carson has been an innovator in the emergency vehicle siren industry. We have built a reputation of rugged, reliable, customer driven products. We understand the hard work and sacrifice that volunteers provide to our communities and country, and we are dedicated to providing the best products and service.

The second leading cause of volunteer firefighter deaths is motor vehicle accidents en route to a call.

We took this to heart when we developed our Volunteer series of sirens. Built to overcome the challenges volunteers face when responding to calls, these rugged, reliable sirens incorporate the traditional siren tones with the Carson Mechanical tone. This powerful, full coverage tone helps you safely clear traffic by delivering that instinctive reaction that makes drivers pull over. We want you to RUN SMALL, SOUND BIG, and ARRIVE SAFE!


SA-361 Defender Siren - Always Answers the Call

SA-361 Defender Remote Mount Siren

The SA-361 Defender remote siren has been redesigned with a new look and added functionality! The improved Defender combines the same simple operation, reliable performance and full-featured siren options as the original SA-361, but in a smaller, more compact amplifier. Size and user-friendly serviceability were the motivating factors in the redevelopment of this industry favorite. These key factors were achieved through the addition of terminal block wiring, which offers simple, plug-in connection to the amplifier; and the reduction of the internal electronics footprint resulting in a smaller amplifier with more versatile installation capabilities.

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Dimensions:

Control: 3-3/4″ W x 1-1/4″ H x 1 3/4″ D
Amplifier: 5-1/2″ W x 1-13/16″ H x 4-11/16″ D

Tones (listen):

  • Horn
  • Manual
  • Wail
  • Yelp
  • Phaser
  • HiLo/Two Tone

SA-365 Defender Siren - Always Answers the Call

SA-365 Defender Console Mount Siren

Simplicity is the key to the SA-365 Defender. Simple to install, simple to operate and simple to afford! At first glance, you might notice that the SA-365 closely resembles the existing Carson SA-360 Defender. The SA-365 has, in fact, replaced the SA-360, but has not replaced the features and functionality that made it an industry leader, such as, three position rocker switches to select between a siren wail, yelp, and phaser, or optional Two-Tone/HiLo siren tones with Manual and Air Horn override. The siren also features Instant-On and Horn Ring Cycler 2 (HRC2) functionality that enables the driver hands-free control of the siren by cycling through the tones with the vehicle's horn.

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Dimensions:

4-1/2″ W x 1-13/16″ H x 4-13/16″ D

Tones (listen):

  • Horn
  • Manual
  • Wail
  • Yelp
  • Phaser
  • HiLo/Two Tone

SA-385 Alert Siren - Giving You Just What You Need

SA-385 Alert Console Mount Siren

The SA-385 Alert siren gives you just what you need, because you shouldn't have to pay a premium for features you rarely use! That's why the SA-385 has been engineered to offer only the most highly desired features and functionality, while eliminating those price inflating “bells and whistles” that are common on many sirens today.

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Dimensions:

41/2″ W x 1 15/16″ H x 4 9/16″ D

Tones (listen):

  • Horn
  • Manual
  • Wail
  • Yelp
  • Phaser
  • HiLo/Two Tone

SC-1002 Volunteer Siren - The Siren That Clears the Way

SC-1002 Volunteer Light Control Siren

The SC-1002 Volunteer 100-watt siren with light controls was designed with the volunteer firefighter in mind. This siren is designed to work with a 100-watt speaker and ensures you the strength to get you where you need to go and be heard like one of the big fire trucks.

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Dimensions:

2″ W x 6″ H x 6″ D

Tones (listen):

  • Mechanical
  • Horn
  • Manual
  • Wail
  • Yelp
  • Phaser
  • HiLo/Two Tone

SC-1012 Volunteer Siren - The Siren That Clears the Way

SC-1012 Volunteer Light Control and Remote Mount Siren

SC-1012 Volunteer 100-watt remote siren with light controls was designed with the volunteer firefighter in mind offering complete versatility. This unit gives you flexibility in the placement of the remote switch panel and amplifier.

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Dimensions:

2″ W x 6″ H x 6″ D

Tones (listen):

  • Mechanical
  • Horn
  • Manual
  • Wail
  • Yelp
  • Phaser
  • HiLo/Two Tone

SC-1022 Volunteer Siren - A Small Siren with Big Results in the Palm of Your Hand

SC-1022 Volunteer Light Control and Remote Mount Siren

The SC-1022 Volunteer 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.

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Dimensions:

2″ W x 6″ H x 6″ D

Tones (listen):

  • Mechanical
  • Horn
  • Manual
  • Wail
  • Yelp
  • Phaser
  • HiLo/Two Tone

HA-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn Amp

HA-100 In-Cab Stutter Horm Amp

The HA-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn Amp is the low-cost electronic air horn alternative for volunteer firefighter POV's, especially in states that restrict POV siren use. This professional grade, 100 watt amplifier is a loud and legal* enhancement to any POV light package, providing the traffic clearing attention needed to make it quickly and safely on scene.

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Dimensions:

1-13/16″ H x 4-1/4″ W x 3-5/8″ D

Tones (listen):

  • "Stutter" Air Horn

HA-150 Under Hood Waterproof Stutter Horn Amp

HA-150 Under Hood Waterproof Stutter Horn Amp

If you work in a state or region that restricts POV siren use, then courtesy is really all you can rely on when responding to emergency calls. The HA-150 Under Hood Stutter Horn Amp gives courtesy a boost by providing a loud and legal*, all-weather, audible warning component to your POV light package

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Dimensions:

1-1/2″ H x 4-1/8″ W x 21/8″ D

Tones (listen):

  • "Stutter" Air Horn

HPK-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn System

HPK-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn System

Tired of being seen and not heard? Carson has the answer…the HPK-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn System. This loud and legal* audible warning solution bundles 3 NEW professional grade Carson products, the HA-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn Amp, the SP-200 Switch Panel, and the CSP-100B Basic Speaker, into one affordable, easy-to-install horn kit.

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Dimensions:

1-1/2″ H x 4-1/8″ W x 2-1/8″ D

Tones (listen):

  • "Stutter" Air Horn

HPK-150 Under Hood Waterproof Stutter Horn System

HPK-150 Under Hood Waterproof Stutter Horn System

The HPK-150 Under Hood Stutter Horn System offers all the same loud and legal* features and functionality as the HPK-100 In-Cab Stutter Horn System, but utilizes the HA-150 Under Hood Stutter Horn Amp for exterior, all-weather installations. The HPK-150's ultra-compact component design and waterproof amplifier provides versatile "under-the-hood" installation options for any volunteer POV, motorcycle, ATV, or marine craft. It is also a cost-effective alternative for apparatus, ambulance, escorts, towing, recovery, DOT, or other service vehicles that are not equipped with compressed air horn systems.

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Dimensions:

1-1/2″ H x 4-1/8″ W x 2-1/8″ D

Tones (listen):

  • "Stutter" Air Horn

NOTE: All Carson sirens are intended for use by authorized personnel only. It is the user's responsibility to ensure they understand and operate this emergency warning device in compliance with all applicable city, state and federal laws and regulations.


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