Radar for Message Signs

Work zone safety is the number one issue facing road workers today. Vehicles traveling at high speeds endanger workers and increase liability. To limit risk, Wanco Radar paired with any Wanco Message Sign can display motorists’ speed and warn them to slow down. Wanco Radar is an option for many of our products, and can be connected to other sensing and display devices.

Features

  • Approach-only K-band radar
  • RS232 serial port for connection to message sign control console
  • Stationary mount
  • Measures speeds from 5 to 150 mph (8 to 241 km/h)
  • Detection range of 1500 ft. (457 m)
  • FCC tested and registered
  • CE compliant

Specifications

Detection range

1000 ft. @ 5 to 85 mph (305 m @ 8 to 137 km/h)

Speed range

5 to 138 mph (8 to 222 km/h)

Accuracy

±1 mph from 5 to 40 mph, ±2 mph from 40 to 100 mph (±1.6 km/h from 8 to 64 km/h, ±3.2 from 64 to 161 kph)

Sensor

Microwave K-band, approach only

Frequency

24.150 ± 0.05 GHz

Antenna

Planar array

Beam width

12 degrees

Supply voltage

6 to 304V

Power consumption

150mA @ 12.6V

Protection

Fused and reverse polarity protected

Temperature range

–40 to 185°F (–40 to 85°C)

Maximum humidity

100% weatherproof, not waterproof

Measurement units

mph or km/h, factory-configured

Baud rate

1200 baud, 8 bits, no parity

Interface

RS232, DB-9 connector pinout

Housing material

Polycarbonate

Weight

1 lb. (0.45 kg)

Length

5.6 in. (14.05 cm)

Width

3 in. (7.6 cm) diameter horn 3.37 in. (8.55 cm) diameter with mounting base

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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