Wanco Radar

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 message signs and speed signs 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.

Radar > Features
> Specifications

  • 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

†Some options may not be available for aftermarket installation. Please consult factory.

Detection range1000 ft. @ 5 to 85 mph (305 m @ 8 to 137 km/h)
Speed range5 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)
SensorMicrowave K-band, approach-only
Frequency24.150 ± 0.05 GHz
AntennaPlanar array
Beam width12 degrees
Supply voltage6 to 304V
Power consumption150mA @ 12.6V
ProtectionFused and reverse polarity protected
Temperature range–40 to 185°F (–40 to 85°C)
Maximum humidity100% weatherproof, not waterproof
Measurement unitsmph or km/h, factory-configured
Baud rate1200 baud, 8 bits, no parity
InterfaceRS232, DB-9 connector pinout
Housing materialPolycarbonate
Weight1 lb. (0.45 kg)
Length5.6 in. (14.05 cm)
Width3 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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