Color Message Signs


Wanco Color Message Signs let you create messages like you never could before. Using Wanco computer software, you can create and combine graphic symbols with text to make bright, colorful messages that stand out. Design your own symbols, import your corporate logo and more. Add text, make multiple message screens and even create simple animations.

Our Metro signs are also available with a color display.

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  • Under 1800 pounds, can be towed by most vehicles
  • Standard 2-inch ball coupler tow-hitch
  • Hydraulic lift allows one person to easily raise and lower the message board
  • Tower rotates 360 degrees for optimal positioning
  • Single disk brake holds message board in place during operation, and a cradle
    supports and holds board in travel position
  • Five-color full-matrix display
  • Full-color touchscreen controller or user-supplied laptop with Wanco software
  • Wanco computer software for designing messages
  • Individual color brightness control for improving contrast
  • Preprogrammed and MUTCD-standard messages
  • Multiple alphanumeric fonts
  • Internal clock facilitates schedule programming
  • High-efficiency LEDs for high legibility
  • Energy-efficient operation
  • NTCIP compliant
Power system
  • Energy-efficient operation for long run times
  • Solar panels charge batteries automatically without intervention
  • Auto-charger shuts down when batteries are fully charged, preventing damage
  • Built-in AC charger for manual charging
  • Cooling fans prevent overheating
  • Battery box can be locked to prevent unauthorized access
  • Maintenance-free batteries
  • 15-amp AC charger
  • Individual display modules can be replaced easily
  • Standard 15-inch trailer tires
  • Heavy-duty bolt-on steel fenders can be replaced if damaged
  • Durable powder-coat finish resists the elements

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

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Approx. 1763 lbs. (800kg)
TrailerMIG-welded, 2 x 3-inch steel tubing
Sign cabinetAluminum sheet and welded channels
CoatingPowder-coated and oven-baked
Axle assembly2000-lb. capacity
5 on 4.5-inch BC idler hub
Double eye leaf springs
TiresST205/75 D15
ResolutionFive triads of color LEDs form each pixel
ColorsRed, Blue, Green, Amber, White
Matrix60 pixels wide, 32 pixels high
AngularityDesigned for 50-degree total viewing
Smallest characters4 lines, 12 characters
Largest characters1 line, 5 characters
GraphicsPreprogrammed and custom
Handheld controller with 7-inch color touchscreen
Laptop computer may be connected in place of Wanco touchscreen
Graphics software
Wanco Graphics message editor
PC-based software
BatteriesThree 4D AGM, 12V dc
Battery capacity600 Ah total
Battery charger45 A
Solar panels260 W

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†Specifications subject to change without notice.


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