TC-800 Full Matrix Radar Speed Sign (15″ LED Display)

The TC-800 is a full matrix radar speed sign offering a versatile solution for traffic management with a range of features:


The TC-800 features a 15″ LED display, ensuring that speed and message displays are easily readable from a distance of up to 800 feet.

Power Options

This model is available in both AC-powered and solar-powered versions, providing flexibility in deployment based on your specific needs and available power sources.

Speed Range

The TC-800 is designed for roads with traffic speeds ranging from 35 to 80 mph, making it suitable for use on urban streets, rural roadways, and in higher-speed zones.

Full Matrix Display

With its full matrix display, the TC-800 offers multiple display options, allowing you to convey not only speed information but also messages and graphics, enhancing its utility and versatility.

T​C-800 Radar Speed Sign Specifications

LED Display

  • Speed Display Numbers: 15" tall speed display numbers; capable of showcasing 2 or 3 digits, with readability up to 800 feet
  • Ideal Speed Range: Ideal for roads with traffic speeds ranging from 35 to 80 mph
  • LED Configuration: Super bright amber LEDs in full matrix design; Life up to 100,000 hours
  • Enhanced Visibility Design: Laser cut flat black mask enhances visibility of LED display when illuminated; Ensures completely dark display when LEDs are off
  • Adjustable Display Brightness: Display brightness fully automatic or user adjustable

Speed Violator Alerts

  • Standard Alerts: SPEED with 3 flash rate options; Enhanced font; SLOW DOWN; TOO FAST
  • Alert Options: Option to display speed and word message alerts alternately or individually based on speed settings
  • Speed Display Flash Rates: MUTCD flash (approx. 55-60 fpm); slow flash (approx. 90 fpm); fast flash (approx. 140 fpm)
  • Optional Message Alerts: Available options include SHARP CURVE; right or left facing chevrons; SCHOOL ZONE; smiley face; FINE $$$ (not available with cellular signs)
  • Optional Strobe Alerts: Available options include red strobe alert; blue strobe alert; alternating red/blue strobe alert (police flash); white strobe alert (capable of simulating a camera flash)

Your Speed Faceplate

  • Dimensions: 30"W x 36"H with 6" high lettering
  • Color Options: Available in white, yellow, fluorescent yellow/green, and safety orange

Standard Alerts

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Optional Alerts

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TC-800 Solar Power Model

  • Operation: Operates 24/7 with solar power supply
  • Power Supply: Two external 12-volt, 18 amp/hour AGM batteries – 1 Smart battery with Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, and 1 standard battery (UL recognized); Provides up to 14 days of back-up operation on fully charged batteries
  • Power Consumption: < 2.0 amps (24w) at maximum display intensity; Idle mode: < 1/2 watt
  • Circuit Breaker: Multi-circuit; 3 x 10 amp fuses
  • Battery Status Monitoring: Check battery charge levels and solar amperage via Wi-Fi or cellular
  • Low battery cut-off feature provides intelligent battery management, optimizing the performance and longevity of the battery
  • Charger and battery characteristics matched to operate within the sign’s operating temperature range
  • Solar Panel Output: 50 watt standard; Optional upgrade: 80 watt panel
  • Solar Charger: Fully integrated charge controller that continuously monitors and logs data regarding solar output and battery charge status

TC-800 AC Power Model

  • Operation: Operates 24/7 with AC power supply
  • Power Supply: Hard wire to 100 VAC-240 VAC
  • Power Consumption: < 2.0 amps (24w) at maximum display intensity; Idle mode: < 1/2 watt
  • Circuit Breaker: Multi-circuit, 10 amp fuse
Battery Backup In The Event Of Power Outage
  • Battery Power Supply: One 12-volt, 18 amp/hour AGM battery (UL recognized); Provides up to 7 days of back-up operation when fully charged
  • Battery Status Monitoring: Check battery charge levels and solar amperage via Wi-Fi or cellular
  • Low Battery Cut-Off Feature: Provides intelligent battery management, optimizing the performance and longevity of the battery
  • Charger and Battery Characteristics: Matched to operate within the sign’s operating temperature range


  • All power inputs are fused and reverse polarity protected
  • All circuit boards are conformally coated for extra protection
  • Automatic reset and watch-dog circuitry ensure the sign returns to normal operation without the need for user intervention
  • Type: K Band, single direction Doppler radar; FCC part 15 compliant; No license required
  • Sensor Range: Detects vehicles up to 1200 feet
  • Beam Width: 12 degrees, +/- 2 degrees
  • Operating Frequency: 24.125 GHz, +/- 50 MHz
  • Accuracy: +/- 1.0 mph
  • Speed Detection Range: 5-127 mph; 8-198 kph
  • Industrial Design: Single-piece cast aluminum housing; Seamless construction with no welding; Provides maximum protection from the elements and vandalism
  • Thickness: Constructed from 0.1875″ thick heavy-duty aluminum
  • Compliance Standards: IP65 compliant; NEMA 4 level compliant
  • Humidity Maximum: 100%; Non-sealed and ventilated
  • Provides maximum protection from the elements and vandalism
  • Dimensions: 20.75″H x 30”W x 3.62″D
  • External-Mounted Battery/AC Accessory Housings: Allow for easy installation and replacement of batteries when needed
  • Battery/AC Accessory Housing Dimensions: 9″H x 8.3″W x 4″D
  • Mounting Bracket: The radar speed sign comes with a pivot mounting bracket included. The sign housing bracket is directly integrated into the radar speed sign housing, simplifying installation as only the pole bracket requires installation.


  • TC-800 Solar Power Model: Weight sign housing only – 49 lbs.; Weight sign housing with batteries attached – 83 lbs.
  • TC-800 AC Power Model: Weight sign housing only – 49 lbs.; Weight sign housing w/battery & AC accessory housing attached-71 lbs.

Operating Temperature

  • -40⁰ F to +160⁰ F

Bashplate™ with Integrated LED Reflectors

  • Heavy duty aluminum plate over LED display to protect components from abuse or vandalism
  • Radarsign’s proprietary directional beam technology includes custom reflectors positioned around each LED. This unique design magnifies the intensity of the light, ensuring the highest quality viewable display with minimal energy usage.

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Polycarbonate Display Cover

  • 25″ thick (6mm) protective shield covers entire display area
  • Abrasion, graffiti and shatter resistant
  • Provides UV protection

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W-Fi Enabled

  • Radar speed sign emits it’s own Wi-Fi signal, eliminating the need for an internet connection. Manage sign with smart phone, tablet,or laptop; Allows for quick, easy sign operation and data download from most web enabled devices.
  • Connection range up to 300 feet from sign
  • WPA2 encrypted security; Unique password protected
  • OTA Software Updates (over-the-air): Allow the wireless delivery of software updates and upgrades directly to the radar sign
  • Speed is 10x faster and has 10x the range of Bluetooth

Standard Programming

  • Setup Functions: Easy-to-navigate digital menu; No mechanical switches to operate
  • Daily Timers: Allow up to 5 on/off timer settings per day, including 4 customizable timers in addition to the standard setting. Settings allow for lower speed limits for school zone times.
  • Stealth Mode: This feature allows the display to be turned off while still allowing continuous traffic data collection. This ensures data monitoring even when the display is not active.
  • Possum Switch™: In the event of a forceful attack, the sign can simulate inactivity or “play dead” for a duration of 30 minutes. This feature helps protect the sign from malicious tampering or damage.
  • Maximum Speed Cutoff: Designed to prevent the sign from displaying excessively high speeds, this feature curbs any attempts at speeding towards or “racing” the sign. Users have the option to choose between flashing dashes or an LED display cutoff.


  • 2 years on parts and labor; The warranty period is inapplicable to TC-400 batteries which we warrant for a period of one (1) year
  • Exceptions: Does not cover malicious abuse, theft, or damage due to unauthorized modification.


Streetsmart traffic reporting

This feature comes with a lifetime license for a one-time charge, eliminating recurring fees. It is licensed per sign and allows the download, reporting, organization, and analysis of speed and traffic data recorded by the radar speed sign. Users can generate 35 charts and graphs with Excel™ macro. The Traffic Data Storage Capacity allows data storage for up to 5 million vehicles, retaining data for 12 months in the sign before overwriting the oldest data first.


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Radarsign Cloud™ is a powerful and secure cloud management system that offers comprehensive control over your network of devices and traffic data using these traffic management features:

  • Remote Accessibility: With a built-in cellular modem, the system is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection, allowing you to manage your entire network of signs remotely.
  • Centralized Management: You can efficiently oversee and manage all your radar speed signs from a centralized interface, streamlining the process and ensuring consistent management across your network.
  • Data Upload and Monitoring: The system uploads daily traffic statistics to the Radarsign Cloud server, providing valuable insights into traffic patterns and trends. To access this feature, the purchase of the StreetSmart data license is required.
  • Alerts and Notifications: Radarsign Cloud™ provides proactive alerts and notifications, such as low battery alerts and connection interruption alerts, enabling you to promptly address any issues and ensure the continuous and effective operation of your radar speed signs.



Date-driven program enables the pre-programming of multiple years and schedules for radar speed signs. This functionality is particularly beneficial for scheduling in school zones or areas where events occur regularly.