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DirecTime™ Retrofit Time Clock Controller

The DirecTime™ Retrofit Controller is a 2 way communication solution to replace old and ineffective pager systems. This internet-enabled time clock operation management device gives you advanced capabilities to monitor and control your school zone beacons, BlinkerSign® LED signs and other traffic control devices. Once activated, all ITS devices within your system are accessible with BlinkLink™ via a web connection.


Replace your manual and pager-based time clocks

Features & Advantages

  • Web-based functionality
  • One-step installation
  • No additional equipment required
  • No local software required
  • 2-year warranty
  • Powder-coated aluminum
  • Size: 4 3/8" W x 8 1/4" H x 1 7/8" D

The DirecTime™ Retrofit Controller replaces manual or pager-based time clocks simply by plugging your existing circular connector into the new DirecTime™ Retrofit Controller, hanging it and then mounting the attached antenna outside the cabinet.

DirecTime™ uses cellular-based communication and requires no additional infrastructure such as radio repeaters, Ethernet connections, local radios, local wireless connections or local networks.

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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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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