Model VCMD1848190
Vehicle Mounted Changeable Message Displays


  • NTCIP Controller
  • Quick message selection switch
  • Super-bright LED technology, 100,000 hour rating
  • Displays alphanumeric text and predefined arrow patterns
  • Independent module operation
  • Photocell for auto dimming capability
  • RF immunity
  • Extruded aluminum frame
  • Single Aluminum Backskin
  • Aluminum face stamped – protects LED modules
  • Front door access to internal parts
  • Powder coat paint
  • Choice of sizes and mounting options
  • Water / moisture resistant

before after


Control Console

  • Preprogrammed messages and arrow functions
  • Quick message selection switch: changes messages quickly

Control Console

Programming Terminal

Control Console

  • LCD Screen
  • Onboard computer
  • Continuous message preview



Sign Frame
Frame constructed of extruded aluminum, 6063 alloy with a T5 temper.

  • Length:  97”
  • Height:  40”
  • Depth:  6”
  • Mounting Studs:  constructed of .080 aluminum
  • Back skin:  constructed of .080 aluminum
  • Viewing Window:  .125 thick polycarbonate with UV matte finish
  • Paint:  Powder paint, flat black finish
  • Salt spray fog:  1,000 hours
  • UV Resistance:  500 hours

Display Module 6 x 9 pixel, 1.90″ pitch

  • LED pixel is formed using 3 LED’s
  • Pixels are arranged in a 6 wide by 9 tall matrix array.
  • LED pixel spacing is 1.90 inches x 1.90 inches
  • Agilent Amber lamps, 592 NM wavelength, 30 degree viewing angle, bins 4.2 cd to 12 cd
  • LED module is painted a flat black to improve contrast and reduce glare.
  • Supports up to 223 predefined messages (text & arrow functions).
  • Supports storage of up to 100 changeable messages, each with up to 4 pages of text.
  • Four different fonts:
    • 5×7
    • 7 x 7 bold
    • 4×6
    • 4×7

Photocell Assembly

  • Monitors ambient light conditions and adjusts brightness accordingly


  • Supports the latest version of NTCIP and can be CERTIFIED by third party for its full functionality and conformance.


  • Electronic Circuitry:  Solid state, reverse polarity protection, properly fused, disconnects on all cables.


  • Mounting Frame:  2” x 2” Square Tubing, electrically welded and painted
  • Actuator:  Raise and lower sign from within the vehicle
AC-CMD Convert Changeable Message Display to AC by adding 150W power supply (includes wiring)
MV40FH Upgrade to 40′ data cable.
MV60FH Upgrade to 60′ data cable.
MVLPM Low profile mount.
MVOCM Over cab mount.  (Also requires MVLPM (low profile mount)
MVSM Vehicle Skid Mount for Vehicle Changeable Message Display.
MVTGM Tailgate mount.
MVACT-1200 Actuator for Vehicle Changeable Message Display – 1200 lb.; includes 25′ cable.
MVOCM Over cab mount.  (Also requires MVLPM (low profile mount)
VACT60FH Upgrade to 60′ actuator cable.
VTTM Two-tube frame for rail mount.



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