State-of-the art LED dynamic message signs (DMS) for the transportation industry

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OVERVIEW

We offer a large range of DMS products, manufactured in an ISO 9001-certified facility to fit any roadway application. With display character heights ranging from 6- to 18-inches, a variety of viewing angles and industry-accepted brightness, our DMS products are designed to maximize readability.

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Managed Lanes/ATM

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URBAN

Adaptive DMS products are built to last and fit any outdoor urban application, from city streets to airports to stadiums. Simple to configure and easy to update, all DMS product lines are designed for maximum durability, energy efficiency and reader comprehension.

HIGHWAY

For freeways and tollways, Adaptive outdoor DMS products are specially designed to withstand extreme weather and tampering across their extensive lifespans. Walk-in, full-color and lightweight options are available.

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

Access - The way in which you are able to service the components

LED Color - Full-color and monochromatic amber displays variable

Pixel Pitch - The distance from the center of one pixel to the center of the adjacent pixel

Viewing Angle - The angle at which the sign can be placed above the roadway and accurately viewed

Character Size - The height at which the letters will appear on the sign

Remote Solutions - The ability to access the control and/or power supply through a web-enabled device

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AlphaXpress 2000

Using MUTCD symbols and icons to convey traffic conditions, the AXN2000 Series full-color, full-matrix dynamic message signs communicate roadway conditions in high definition. In addition, the over-the-roadway walk-in cabinet provides safe working conditions for maintenance personnel.

  • Matrix viewability of 900 to 1200 ft
  • 30° LED viewing, with 12400 Cd/m2 white and 9800 Cd/m2 amber
  • 20 mm pixel pitch
  • Masked polycarbonate face and integrated border
  • Left-hand/right-hand door or 2-door options
  • Eco-friendly, powder-coated, front-facing panels
  • 12- or 18-inch character options
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AlphaXpress 2020

The AX2020 Series is a full-color (RGB) and full-matrix front-access arterial sign ideal for congestion management at airports, tollways, stadiums and other applications where brief, frequently changing messages are needed.

  • Matrix viewability of 100 to 1200 ft
  • 70° LED viewing, with 12400 Cd/m2 white and 9800 Cd/m2 amber
  • 20 mm pixel pitch with louvered face design
  • Modular case design with small access doors for safe, easy access
  • Intelligent cooling management does not require outside air exchange
  • Large variety of sizes available
  • 12- or 18-inch character options
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AlphaXpress 3500

Lightweight with a thin profile, the AX3500 Series of arterial signs work well in applications where aesthetics are a consideration and sign messages change frequently. This versatile sign is ideal for wayfinding and reducing congestion and can be mounted on a static panel or used as a standalone.

  • Standard with AX1024 remote power supplies
  • Matrix viewability of 100 to 1200 ft
  • 70° LED viewing
  • Full-color (RGB) and full-matrix sign
  • Front-access service to key components
  • 20 mm louvered face design
  • Remote power supplies for roadside service with no lane closures
  • Lightweight design for lower structure costs
  • 12-inch or 18-inch character options
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AlphaXpress 8600

Using the MUTCD and NEMA TS-4 standard as its design guide, the AX8600 Series front-access, amber dynamic message sign is designed to withstand unfavorable weather conditions.

  • 30° LED viewing, 9800 Cd/m2 amber with 2 strings of 6 LEDs per pixel
  • Eco-friendly, powder-coated front-facing panels
  • 44 mm pixel pitch (1.75-inch)
  • Masked polycarbonate face and integrated border
  • High contrast ratio for greater message legibility
  • Lightweight, easy-access doors for quick, safe service
  • Industry-leading LED pixel design promotes longer life of LED boards and maintains message readability
  • 12-inch characters
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AlphaXpress 8700

Built to withstand harsh weather conditions, the AX8700 Series of robust dynamic message signs provides departments of transportation with an amber display and a front-access, modular design.

  • 30° LED viewing, 9800 Cd/m2 amber with 2 strings of 8 LEDs per pixel
  • Eco-friendly, powder-coated front-facing panels
  • 66 mm pixel pitch (2.6-inch)
  • Masked polycarbonate face and integrated border
  • High contrast ratio for greater message legibility
  • Lightweight, easy-access doors for quick, safe service
  • Industry-leading LED pixel design promotes longer life of LED boards and maintains message readability
  • 18-inch characters
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AlphaXpress 9700

Durable and dependable, the AXN9700 Series of walk-in amber dynamic message signs provides both easy accessibility and minimal maintenance. Designed for over-the-roadway applications, the sign provides safe working conditions for maintenance personnel.

  • 30° LED viewing, 9800 Cd/m2 amber with 2 strings of 8 LEDs per pixel
  • Eco-friendly, powder-coated front-facing panels
  • 66 mm pixel pitch (2.6-inch)
  • Masked polycarbonate face and integrated border
  • High contrast ratio for greater message legibility
  • Left-hand/right-hand door or 2-door options
  • Industry-leading LED pixel design promotes longer life of LED boards and maintains message readability
  • 18-inch characters

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SYSTEM COMMUNICATION

Web Interface

Our easy-to-use software enables you to control each DMS remotely and securely with:

  • A highly reliable, “what you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG) interface
  • Flexible, cross-platform usage (cell phone, tablet, computer)
  • Local/remote access
  • Remote diagnostic capabilities (fan, pixel and power supply)
  • Password-protected login
  • 3 predefined, customizable user access levels

With the robust web interface, you can:

  • Examine controller diagnostics
  • Test different patterns
  • Manage temperature and light sensors
  • Change fonts and graphics
  • Determine scheduling
  • Control dimming

ENHANCEMENTS

AX1550 Plus DMS Roadside NTCIP Controller

Perform diagnostics, troubleshooting and message activation remotely with this robust roadside controller mounted in a standard 19-inch rack ground cabinet. With easy access to the NTCIP controller, work can be performed safely from the side of the highway by connecting to the local ethernet or serial port on the front of the AX1550.

  • Distance from sign to ground cabinet is 300 ft with Ethernet; distances greater than 300 feet use Ethernet to Fiber converter
  • Access 1-16 DMS from the same controller using a single IP address (WAN)
  • Standard I/O = door switch, UPS and custom configurable external message triggering
  • Capable of providing safe access to the roadside controller from a vehicle if desired
  • Touchscreen interface
  • Secure, password-protected remote access with 3 predefined and customizable user access levels

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