SMC 5000 Full-Matrix Mini Message Center

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The SMC5000 Message Center is a trailer-mounted variable message board consisting of LED matrix panels powered by a bank of batteries in order to convey bright, distinctive messages to the public.  This full-matrix mini message center deploys in places larger signs cannot. The full-matrix display can present messages as text, graphics or a combination of both with arrow board capability. The trailer design makes it easy to navigate through urban areas where traffic is heavy and deploy where space is limited. This message center harvests solar energy via solar panels to maintain a charge on the batteries and contains an on-board computer so that it is autonomous and easy to deploy. The SMC5000 is designed with sufficient energy backup to operate for a period of 17 days without any sun. The solar panel array recharges the battery bank at a rate of 2-4 hours of sun to one 24 hour period of usage.


  • Dedicated NTCIP-compliant, on-board computer comes complete with WIFI-enabled CPU, full keyboard and LCD screen
  • Energy-efficient LED display provides minimal battery maintenance and long operational life
  • Automatic intensity control provides optimum LED intensity
  • Industrial-grade trailer provides stable platform
  • 4 leveling jacks with slide-out extensions provide stability when deployed
  • Powder-coated paint for improved fade and scratch resistance
  • Calendar programming capability
  • Full-Matrix display provides graphic messages and arrow board capability

Additional Product Specifications:

Feature SKU 1415-50000
Character Height 9 in - 37 in
Deployed Height 131"
Frame Material 2" x 3" 11-gauge steel
Lamp LED (4 per pixel)
Legibility Distance 1000 feet
Lift Mechanism 1500 lbs brake winch
Messages 250 preprogrammed/100 custom
Sign Case Height 44 in
Sign Case Width 77 in
Undeployed Height 99"
Weight 850 lbs
Batteries (2) 4D Deep Cycle

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