Emergency crews deserve safe, ready access to streets adjacent to their fire house or emergency vehicle location

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OVERVIEW

Emergency Vehicle Warning Systems provide advance warning to drivers that an emergency vehicle is leaving the station and entering the roadway so they can slow down and take caution.

Ideal for roadways with visibility challenges such as broad curves and hidden driveways, Emergency Vehicle Warning Systems flash warning alerts upon activation.

  • Quick activation for first responders
  • Integrates with Emergency Vehicles Preemption (EVP) Systems
  • Solar power capability allows for installation in any environment
  • Optional activation confirmation light

 

Brilliant, real-time alerting of departing and returning emergency vehicles

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LED-ENHANCED WARNING ALERT

 

Reliable, energy-efficient and exceptionally versatile, the TAPCO-Integrated LED-Enhanced Warning Alerts can be integrated with any solar- or AC-powered TAPCO Intelligent Warning System. The use of TAPCO controllers allows for user-specific customization unique to each system.

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ACTIVATION OPTIONS

PUSH BUTTON

Conveniently located in emergency stations, wall-mounted push buttons wirelessly activate warning alerts via an omnidirectional antenna when vehicles depart the station.

STROBESWITCH™

Activated by optical emitters used by most fire department emergency vehicles, the Strobeswitch™ automatically triggers warning alerts to flash.

 

HANDHELD TRANSMITTER

Located in the Emergency Vehicle, the handheld transmitter can be combined with push button and Strobeswitch™ activations upon request.

 

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LED-ENHANCED WARNING ALERTS

BLINKERSIGN® FLASHING LED SIGNS

BlinkerSign® Flashing LED signs are edge-lit signs engineered to provide advance warning to drivers approaching exit and entry points for emergency vehicles.

  • Each BlinkerSign® is MUTCD-compliant and flashes in accordance with MUTCD section 2A.07
  • Manufactured in Brown Deer, WI, each BlinkerSign® is engineered to withstand the harshest environmental conditions
  • LEDs automatically dim based on ambient light, maintaining optimal LED output and extending battery life
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BLINKERBEACON™ FLASHING LED BEACONS

BlinkerBeacon™ Flashing LED Beacons provide drivers with real-time alerting of departing and returning emergency vehicles.

  • Each BlinkerBeacon™ can flash in accordance with MUTCD section 4L.03
  • LEDs automatically dim based on ambient light, maintaining optimal LED output and extending battery life
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SYSTEM COMMUNICATION

BLINKERBEAM

Upon system activation, the BlinkerBeam® transmitter radio sends wireless signals to BlinkerBeam® receiver radios, triggering each associated alert device to activate.

  • Range of up to 900 feet and can be extended with optional antenna
  • Utilizes 900 MHz frequency-hopping spread spectrum
  • Easy-to-read, back-lit LCD display with intuitive joystick control for in-field interface navigation
  • Three selectable power levels up to one watt to increase signal distance
  • Menu-driven diagnostics for quick setup and configuration

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ARRANGEMENT OPTIONS

SINGLE

Includes one BlinkerBeacon™ and one sign face

DUAL VERTICAL

Includes two BlinkerBeacons™ and one sign face

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POWER AND CONTROL OPTIONS

FLEX POWER

Flex Power options provide flexible system configuration for multiple applications and power requirements while allowing easy access to control cabinets.

AC POWER

120VAC

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SOLAR POWER

Any solar TAPCO system can be designed to fit your power or environmental need. Additional options are available upon request.

26-watt solar panel
27Ah battery capacity

30W Solar Power Data Sheet Download

30-watt solar panel
35Ah battery capacity

55W Solar Power Data Sheet Download

55-watt solar panel
48Ah battery capacity

85W Solar Power Data Sheet Download

85-watt solar panel
105Ah battery capacity


SELF-CONTAINED CONTROL CABINETS

Blending seamlessly into the surround environment, our Self-Contained Control Cabinets house power supply for quick installation with no trenching or in-ground wiring needed.

13W Self Contained Solar Power Option

13-watt solar panel
28Ah battery capacity

  • Up to 28Ah of battery power delivers autonomy up to 30 days.
  • Supports Bulldog push button and passive activations without reducing LED and system performance.
  • Weights one-third as much as traditional cabinets making installations a one-person job
20W Self Contained Solar Power Option

20-watt solar panel
44Ah battery capacity

  • The 12-volt system is engineered to power a larger assortment of warning alert options.
  • Accommodates XAV2-LED push button activations, and other options
  • Compact design allows for easy assembly onto new or existing posts and poles.

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SYSTEM ENHANCEMENTS

CONNECTED VEHICLE
INTERFACE

Add another layer of safety to your system with the Connected Vehicle Interface, an Ethernet interface for TAPCO RRFB Crosswalk Systems to connect with and communicate information to connected vehicle infrastructure, such as Road Side Units.

BLINKLINK
POWERED BY TAPCO

Enhance this system with BlinkLink powered by TAPCO, an easy-to-use, cloud-based software application for agencies to remotely manage and monitor their Intelligent Warning Systems.

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