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BlinkerBeacon™ Solar Flashing LED Beacon

For decades beacons have used as an enhancement or warning for busy crossings and heavy traffic areas. Recent LED improvement, new regulations for 12" lenses, and solar power have made this timeless device even more effective and more versatile. TAPCO's new BlinkerBeacon LED beacon incorporates these new features at a low cost-effective price. Available in single head or dual mount heads with various lens colors and bracket mounts. Black, yellow or raw polycarbonate housing is standard, and alternate materials (such as aluminum) are available. Choose from various activation methods ranging from 24 / 7 flashing to time clock activation and cellular notification.

The most intelligent solar LED beacon system on the market

Features & Advantages

  • MUTCD Compliant
  • Solar Powered
  • Place in any location
  • No electric bills
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • NEMA box on the back allows for timely maintenance
  • 30 day autonomy
  • Energy Efficient – 13 watt solar panel for single head and 26-55 watt for dual head
  • Larger Solar Panel on Dual Beacon
  • Call for various mounting methods
  • Patented AutoBright™ circuitry automatically adjusts brightness levels, maintaining optimal LED output and extending battery life


  • School Crossings
  • Pedestrian Crossings
  • Roadway warnings
  • Construction zones
  • Military facilities
  • Work zones
  • Industrial zones

BlinkerBeacon Overview Video

In this video we will introduce BlinkerBeacon LED Beacons. The combination of Light-Emitting Diodes' long life, low power draw and dramatically increased brightness has made solar-powered traffic beacons a reality.

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Optional Push Button or Button Station

  • Activated with less than 2 lbs force
  • Provides two-tone audible confirmation as well as visual confirmation
  • Cannot be jammed or stuck in "on" position
  • Wind, hail and vibrations have no effect
  • Superior grade pre-treatment and powder coat
  • Stainless steel button cap
  • Meets ADA, MUTCD and TAC requirements
  • Transient protection that meets and exceeds NEMA specifications

Optional Timeclock Controller With Software

  • Windows-based program running from a laptop or PC (software and cable sold separately)
  • Simple solution for single BlinkerSign® management
  • Based on the calendar year with the ability to program in holidays and daylight savings time
  • Choose from 8 different day types and 16 events per day
  • Ideal for school, business and industrial facility work schedules

Optional BlinkLink™ Web-based Traffic Device Monitor & Control Software System

Monitor BlinkerSign® and other ITS device status from any web-enabled computer. Comprehensive management of all device settings, schedules and messages. Real-time information allows you to respond immediately to changing situations.

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Optional Motion and Presence Detector

Active infrared and microwave technologies work together to provide precise presence and accurate vehicle and pedestrian motion detection.

  • Mountable between 8' and 16'
  • Impervious to light, sun rain and snow
  • Housing is rated NEMA-4

Optional Vehicle Speed Sensor

A low power draw Digital Signal Processing (DSP) based K-band radar for ITS sign activation and traffic calming. It is the premier product in its class, the world’s smallest and lowest power usage OEM K-Band Doppler radar, up to 25X lower than some other industry offerings. 300+ feet typical detective range for a compact vehicle.

24/7 Activation

24/7 is the always on setting.

Buy our Solar Flashing LED Beacons Online

Online we sell our most popular standard BlinkerBeacon™ models that are 24/7 operation. If you need any of our custom activations options, request a quote online or call 1-800-236-0112.

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Discuss Options With Us

Call us at 1-800-236-0112

Other Activation Methods Available

Do you have a unique problem requiring a custom activated BlinkerSign® system? For years TAPCO has been providing custom stand-alone solar solutions. These electrical grid independent systems provide reliable warning when needed most-in harsh environments, dangerous areas and remote locations.

  • Climate activation (fog, snow, ice, wind, etc.)
  • Water sensor (flood detection)
  • In-ground inductive loop
  • Overheight detection
  • Temperature sensor

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