Advance Warning Variable Message Signs

Advance Warning Variable Message Signs
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The Advance Warning Variable Message Sign (AWVMS), as defined by NZTA is actually made up of 4 seperate componets.  These are Xenon warning lights, Advance Warning VMS - VMS signs which is made up of a graphic area and a text area and the base panel.


  • Automatic & Manual Dimming of the LED's to improve the legibilty of the message in various light conditions for oncoming traffic.
  • Touch Screen Controller to enalbe you to control the AWVMS from the cab of the host/towing vehicle, keeping operators safe from passing traffic.
  • Preloaded with approved symbols.  ONsite programming can be done by scrolling throught the preloaded symbols and then loaded onto the AWVMS at the touch of a button.
  • Graphics area display exisiting approved temporary directions and protection signs with RGB (colour) LED's on black background
  • Remote control LED touch screen display with illuminated background (RS-232 cable communications)
  • Optional 300mm high retro-reflecitve red/white base panel depending on installation setup
DimensionsStandard Dimension shown : However specification may change. Please contact HTL prior to building mounting frames or support mechanisms for specific AWVMS detail.TOP Panel: - 1484mm x 1484mm (Display Area: 1280mm x 1280mm)BOTTOM Panel:- 1484mm x 1740mm (H) (Display Area: 1280mm x 1536mm (H), Text Area 1280mm x 330mm (H) )
OtherXENON Lamp Information: 340mm Dia, Current comsumption (1pair) approx 1.5A, Flashing/Blinking ca. 1Hz = 60 flashes /minute, Frequency - synchronized with single symbols, Colour - Amber
Weight225kgs (Upper & Lower Panels Only)
HousingAluminium powder coated semi gloss black
Power Supply / Voltage12 volt DC, Current Consumption: Max 0.42 / AVG: 0.21KW/m2 , 495 to 1485 watts / panel
Display16mm Pixel Pitch, TOP Panel 64 x 64 pixels, BOTTOM Panel 64 x 64 pixles (graphic) 64 x 16 pixles (text)AUTO Brightness (ambient light sensor) , Manual 15 levels of brightnessLED - Dia 5mm, RGB LED Pixles, with viewing angle od 30 degrees
Mounting & InstallationOptions can be either trailer mounted or Ute mounted.
Operating Environment-20 to +50 degrees celsius, Humidity 10% to 95%, Storage temperature -40 to +80 degrees celsius
Environmental ProtectionIP65 - Housing
StandardsNZTA CoPTTM Compliant and Xenon Lights fully compliant with European standard EN12352:2006