Traffic Logix' new SafePace 550 variable speed limit sign offers the flexibility to display speed limits based on work or school zone scheduling. Using highly visible LEDs, the competitively priced SafePace 550 ensures that motorists are aware when the speed limit has changed. With a built-in strobe and flashing digits to warn violators, the SafePace 550 is ideal for use anywhere that speed limits vary by time of day or week. Offering outstanding features and superior functionality, the SafePace 550 will help keep your roads safe. To see more photos of the SafePace 550, view our photo galleries.

Easy to Read

MUTCD compliant with static "SPEED LIMIT" message and highly visible 15" LED digits displaying vehicle speed

Alert Drivers

Display digits and/or speed violator strobe can be programmed to flash at designated speeds

Quick and Easy Sign Management

Bluetooth included standard with every sign and recommended for sign management. GSM/GPRS available as an additional option.

Intuitive Sign Programming

User friendly interface offers 24/7 customization, allowing you to set sign parameters, download or import traffic statistics, and create useful reports

Sign Scheduling

Complete 24/7, 365 day scheduling with unlimited holiday exception days

Brilliant Visibility

Unique light enhancing, anti glare lens system provides optimal visibility even in poor lighting

Statistical Reports

Robust reporting module generates standardized reports for traffic analysis while including custom reporting options for more advanced users

Energy Efficient

Ultra low power consumption including the most power-efficient radar technology available and optional solar power

Durable and Long-Lasting

Superior construction for long-lasting performance

Theft protection

High strength aluminum sign face and individual optical lenses to protect against theft and vandalism

Stealth Mode

Collect baseline traffic data while speed display appears blank to motorists

Speed Violator Strobe

Integrated flashing violator strobe alerts speed drivers, returning their attention to the road

Two year warranty

Two year warranty on parts and labor excluding damage related to vandalism, abuse, and/or theft

Specifications Download the full spec sheet

Dimensions
  • Sign Size: 42.5"(h) x 31.0"(w) x 5.0"(d)  
  • Digit Size:  15.0"(h) x  8.0"(w), 112 LEDs per digit
  • Text:  Letters 6.0"(h) spell "SPEED LIMIT" fixed message, 2 lines
  • Protective aluminum casing thickness: 0.1875"
  • Sign Weight (unit alone without "YOUR SPEED" sign) 
    • AC Powered Model: 53 lbs 
    • 4 Cell Battery Powered Model: 57 lbs
    • Solar Powered Model: 57 lbs (does not include solar panel or solar panel bracket)
  • Accessories
    • 4 Cell Lithium Ion Battery: 4 lbs 

Technical Specifications
  • Miles Per Hour (mph) or Kilometers Per Hour (km/h)
  • Aluminum protective cover: 0.1875" (d)
  • Yellow or white High-Intensity prismatic reflective sheeting on the sign face with black colored text
  • MUTCD approved colors and format
  • Operating Temperatures F (C): -40° (-40°) to 185° (85°)
  • Conformal coating on all circuit boards
  • Power
    • Power input: 
      • AC 100~240 VAC
      • 12 VDC
      • Built in ambient light sensing and automatic brightness control
      • Wireless battery charge monitor
    • Power Options
      • ▪ AC power input: 100~240 VAC
      • ▪ DC power input: 12 VDC
      • ▪ Solar power: 85 W solar panel (unless the power source is continuous, direct AC/DC power; the sign must be programmed to only display the speed limit when it detects an approaching vehicle and remain blank the rest of the time (to conserve power)). Solar power with battery backup will, in most cases, not provide enough continuous power for the sign to constantly display the speed limit 24/7.
  • Radar
    • Internal Radar: Doppler (FCC approved)
    • Radar RF out: 5 mW maximum
    • Radar f-center: 24.125 GHz center +/-25 MHz
    • Pickup distance: Up to 1,200 feet (366 m)
    • Beam angle: 24° (vertical) x 12° (horizontal)
    • Beam polarization: Linear
  • Display
    • LEDs 245: 
      • Digits: 224 Amber, 23°, 5 mm, luminous Intensity (5680 – 8200 mcd/LED)
      • Speed Violator Strobe: 21 White, 15°, 5 mm , luminous intensity (28,150 mcd/LED)
        • Optical lenses: 245 lenses
        • Ambient light sensor and automatic brightness adjustment 
  • Enclosure
    • 12 gauge aluminum, light gray powder coated body to minimize heat absorption
    • Weatherproof, NEMA 4X-12, IP65 level compliant
    • Non-sealed and ventilated
  • Mounting Options
    • Banding brackets (standard)
Communication
  • Bluetooth (standard)
  • GSM/GPRS (additional option, for use with SafePace Cloud)
Programming
  • SafePace® Pro management software
  • 24/7 365 day unlimited programming and scheduling
  • Display Settings:
    • Display On/Stealth Modes (In Stealth Mode, speed is not displayed but data is collected) 
    • Display Minimum Speed, Display Maximum Speed
    • Digit Flashing Speed Threshold (digits flash above selected speed)
    • Speed Violator Strobe (pulsing strobe flashes with digits or alone above Display Maximum Speed)

Data Collection and Statistical Analysis & Reporting (optional feature)
  • Traffic data collected and stored by location
  • Stealth Mode (capture baseline traffic data with speed display off)
  • Download through wireless connection
  • Statistical Reporting & Charts
    • Summary Reports
    • Weekly Reports
    • Period Comparison Reports
    • Full custom reports and charts
    • Reporting Parameters:
      • Average Vehicle Count
      • Total Vehicle Count
      • Average Speed
      • Average Number of Speed Violations
      • Total Number of Speed Violations
    • Other Features:
      • Minimum and Maximum Speed
      • 85% Speed
      • Counters by Speed Bins
      • 5 MPH Bin Resolution
      • Reports print directly or can be exported into CSV format, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat PDF and HTML
      • Charts may be printed directly or converted into Adobe Acrobat PDF  and picture formats

SafePace® 500 Solar Panel specifications

Options

  • Solar power
  • AC power
  • Data collection and reporting software
  • Integrated school zone beacon system
  • Radar Speed Sign Trailer for portable usage