BlinkerBeacon™ Flashing LED Beacon

Commonly used as enhancement warnings at pedestrian crossings, dangerous intersections and heavily trafficked areas, BlinkerBeacon™ Flashing LED Beacons feature new top-of-pole mounting, 12" lenses and solar power capabilities that make this timeless traffic control device more effective than ever.

The BlinkerBeacon™ Flashing LED Beacon is available in single head or dual mount heads with various lens colors and bracket mounts that best fit your traffic control need. Choose from various activation methods ranging from passive detection, user-actuated or 24/7 operation.


Features

  • Solar or AC power
  • Top-of-pole and side-of-pole control cabinet mounting options
  • BlinkerBeam® wireless communication simultaneously activates all systems
  • AutoBright™ circuitry automatically adjusts brightness levels, maintaining optimal LED output and extending battery life
  • Energy efficient solar panel options for various beacon arrangements

Applications

  • School zone crossings
  • Mid-block crossings
  • Multilane uncontrolled crossings
  • High-speed pedestrian crossings
  • 4-Way Stop intersections
  • Work zones

TAPCO Pedestrian Crosswalk Solutions

Looking to improve crosswalk safety in your community? Download our Pedestrian Crosswalk Solutions brochure and see what solutions can help increase pedestrian visibility and driver compliance in your community.

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Connected Vehicle Interface

Integrate Your Intelligent Warning Systems with Smart City Infrastructure

The Connected Vehicle Interface upgrades new and existing AC and solar-powered TAPCO Intelligent Warning Systems to integrate with connected vehicle ready infrastructure.

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Remotely Monitor and Manage Intelligent Warning Systems

Enhance this system with the use of BlinkLink® Powered by TAPCO. Easy-to-use, cloud-based application cities utilize to manage, schedule, control and monitor system-wide time clocks and other intelligent warning systems.

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BlinkerBeam® Wireless Radios

Wirelessly Activate and Sync TAPCO Warning Alerts

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; can be extended with optional antenna
  • Utilizes 900 MHz frequency hopping spread spectrum
  • Easy-to-read, backlit LCD display with intuitive joystick control for in-field interface navigation
  • Three selectable power levels up to 1 watt to increase signal distance
  • Menu-driven diagnostics for quick-set up and configuration

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Pedestrian Thermal Sensor

The Pedestrian Thermal Sensor’s targeted detection zone identifies vulnerable road users moving within the crosswalk, activating TAPCO warning systems. The sensor’s ability to detect directionality serves a vital function in crosswalk applications, as it reduces false detections when pedestrians walk away from the crosswalk or when bicycles travel in parallel with traffic.


24/7 Activation

This is the always on option providing 24/7 flashing of your system.


Bulldog Push Button

Activated with less than two pounds of force, the Bulldog push button provides two-tone audible activation confirmation as well as visual confirmation. This popular activation option meets ADA, MUTCD and TAC requirements, and the housing components comply with NEMA specifications.

XAV2-LED Push Button

The XAV2-LED push button provides an instructional sign, a push button with voice message and three yellow LEDs for visual activation confirmation. This full-featured push button has an optional locate tone that automatically adjusts to ambient sounds via a built-in microphone.


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.


Time Clock

Most commonly used in school zones, Time Clock configured hardware allows users to schedule system activation within specific time frames. Operated via PC or web-enabled devices, 16 activations per day can be programmed up to two years in advance.


Optional Motion and Presence Detector

Presence detectors activate systems by using infrared and microwave technologies to provide precise presence and motion detection. Ideal for systems where vehicle and pedestrian detection is needed to enhance roadway safety.

BlinkerBeacon™ Overview

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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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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