Color Metro Message Signs

WVTMM

Wanco designed the Metro Message Signs for use in metropolitan areas and wherever trailer size is a concern. The Five-Color Metro Message Sign provides information to the public on an LED display that can present text, graphics or a combination of both. The color display uses state-of-the-art technology to achieve excellent visibility with the least power consumption of any available portable color message sign.

Features

  • 5-color full-matrix message display
  • Small footprint fits almost anywhere
  • Portable and deployable by one person
  • Includes software for creating custom messages
  • Touchscreen controller with intuitive interface

Message Design

  • Message Graphics computer software included for creating custom messages
  • Create, import and edit graphics
  • Add and format text
  • Export messages to sign and save files for copying and editing

Setup

  • Heavy-duty hand-winch allows one person to easily raise and lower the message board
  • Tower rotates 360 degrees for optimal positioning
  • Lock-pin holds tower in place during operation

Operation

  • 5-color, full-matrix display for text and graphics
  • Onboard controller, no laptop required
  • Full-color touchscreen controller with high-resolution display
  • Multi-level password protection restricts access to control software
  • Preprogrammed text messages, symbols and graphics
  • Easily center each line of text
  • Internal clock facilitates built-in schedule programming
  • Multiple alphanumeric fonts
  • Control box can be locked to prevent unauthorized access

Power System

  • Battery powered and solar charging
  • Energy-efficient operation results in long run times
  • Solar panels charge batteries automatically without intervention
  • Charging system shuts down when batteries are fully charged, preventing damage
  • Unique system allows battery charging with solar panels or commercial power
  • Cooling fan protects battery charger from overheating
  • Battery box can be locked to prevent unauthorized access

Maintenance

  • 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

Standards Compliance

  • NTCIP compliant

Options

Charging system

  • Additional batteries
  • Maintenance-free batteries
  • Additional solar power
  • High-power charger

Tow hitch

  • Combo-hitch for pintle hook and 2-inch ball hitch
  • Heavy-duty lunette ring

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

Specifications

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Weight

Approx. 1620 lbs. (735kg)

Construction

Trailer

MIG-welded, 2 x 3-inch square steel tubing

Sign cabinet

Aluminum sheet

Coating

Powder-coated and oven-baked

Axle assembly

2000-lb. capacity tubular axle
5-hole 4.5-inch bolt circle pattern on idler hub
60-inch wheel track
Double eye leaf springs, 1200-lb. capacity per spring

Tires

ST205/75D15

Display

Resolution

Five triads of color LEDs form each pixel

Colors

Amber, Blue, Green, Red, White

Pixel Matrix

50 pixels wide by 24 pixels high 42mm pitch

Angularity

Designed for 50-degree total viewing

Smallest characters

4 lines of 10 characters, typical

Largest characters

1 line of 4 characters, maximum

Graphics

Preprogrammed and custom

Control panel

Touchscreen

Full color, backlit, 7-inch display
Capacitive touch panel
800 × 480 pixels, W × H

User-interface

Menu-based, provides access to all sign functions including programming messages

Graphics Software

Message Graphics program

PC-based software provides the tools necessary for creating custom color messages

System requirements

Any computer running Microsoft Windows

Power

Batteries

Four 6 Vdc deep-cycle Group 24 batteries, wired in parallel and series for a 12-volt system

Battery capacity

430 Ah

Battery charger

15 A

Solar panels

85 W

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Specifications subject to change without notice.

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