InstAlert Variable Message Sign

Starting at $6,080.00
(select options below first)
Share Product:
Write a Review
Request Quote

InstAlert Variable Message Sign

  • Full Matrix Display
  • Meets MUTCD Specifications 

Extreme Messaging Versatility

With InstAlert's fully customizable matrix, the messaging possibilities are endless. You can;

  • Display multiple screens of text, chevrons, or custom images
  • Change messages remotely from anywhere using any internet-connected device *
  • Display different messages based on live inputs from any sensor or data source, including surface or air temperature, water levels, weather alerts, timer values, and real-time parking availability
  • Schedule different messages for specific days and times*
  • Broadcast a message to multiple signs simultaneously*
    • * Requires a TraffiCloud® software subscription

Durably Made in the USA

  • InstAlert is shatterproof, graffiti-resistant, and built to last for over a decade in all weather conditions
  • All Traffic Solutions products are manufactured in their State College, Pennsylvania production facility in compliance with the Buy American Act and the Buy America Act

Mounting Options

  • Trailer: Includes ATS 5 trailer, 90W solar panel, 470Ah of batteries
  • Post: Includes portable post with PowerCase 36 (18Ah AGM SLA battery, 12VDC)
    • Folds for easy storage and portability 
    • 18: 60" to 73" to bottom, 80" to 93" to top of sign depending on leg positions
    • 24: 42" to 55" to bottom, 70" to 83" to top of sign depending on leg positions, rotate bracket for additional 12"
  • Hitchmount
    • Mounts sign 30" to bottom of sign from receiver tube (final height dependent on receiver height)
    • Fits 1-1/4" or 2" receiver, adapter included, 1/2" hitch pin
    • Locking rotation adjustment on 15 degree increments over 180 degrees, +/- 5 degree tilt

TraffiCloud® Message Suite

  • Equipment Management: Online sign management 
    • Change messages and settings remotely
  • Alerts: Notifications for low battery and tampering
  • Mapping: Visually manage equipment and data
  • Messages
    • Create and load message using 'Display Now' feature
    • Load 24 messages into sign's memory
    • Scroll messages in sign's memory
    • Display signs stored in TraffiCloud® Web, ATS Android app or PC Sign Manager


  • Included with TraffiCloud® Web subscription, product software upgrades free
  • Perpetual warranty for the duration for subscription, extended warranty
  • Accessories, vandalism and accidental damage (non-warranty) at 50% off list price

Additional Specifications

InstAlert 18
  • 18" x 28" full matrix
  • Dimensions: 30" x 20" x 2.74"
  • Weight: 29lbs
  • Text
    • 1 line: 10.25"H x 5.75"W characters, four per line
    • 2 lines: 7"H x 4"W characters, six per line
InstAlert 24
  • 24" x 60" full matrix
  • Dimensions
    • Open: 60" x 28" x 1.63"
    • Folded: 30" x 28" x 3.25"
  • Weight: 43lbs
  • Text
    • 1 line: 24"H x 12.5"W characters, 4 per line
    • 2 lines: 10.25"H x 5.75"W characters, 8 per line
    • 3 lines: 7"H x 4"W characters, 12 per line
    • 2 lines: (1) 7" characters, 12/line, (1) 10.25" characters, 8/line

Reliable Shipping
& Order Tracking

Learn More

Secure Checkout from
Credit Cards to TAPCO Credit


Use Federal, State, & National
Cooperative Contracts

Learn More

Need help? we're available
to assist your needs

Contact Us