Driver Feedback Signs

DFS 700

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The Driver Feedback Sign DFS 700 is designed for areas with high pedestrian activity where safety is an issue and encourages drivers to reduce their speeds to help protect all road users and pedestrians. It also provides valuable reporting data to help you monitor its impact, and to demonstrate that targets are being met. Lee Benham of Newport City Council states: "A DFS 700 is quick and easy to install, and immediately effective in cutting down speeds."

The DFS 700 is a high specification, low cost, easy to install solution to traffic calming that will help you to

  • protect vulnerable road users
  • meet road safety targets
  • improve the safety of your local community
  • raise awareness of safety needs and reduce speed
  • gain driver support for speed reduction
  • justify investment in road safety measures

LED display

  • Minimum setting prevents display being triggered by pedestrians and cyclists
  • Maximum setting avoids deliberate speeding
  • Display can be set for specified periods (e.g. weekdays, rush hours) to save on energy costs
  • Display can be set to show posted speed limit only
  • Visible for up to 100 metres and in all light conditions
  • Sensitive and accurate microwave detector gives reliable readings
  • Flashing option available for extra impact

Diamond Grade DG3 Signface

  • High visibility 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Reflective Sheeting provides optimum performance in daylight, darkness and in all weather conditions
  • Permits display of additional permanent messages Lightweight, tough construction
  • Can be easily installed by one person
  • The closed design ensures protection against rain, moisture and dirt
  • Low maintenance and long lifetime
  • Power supply unit, software and cable supplied as standard
  • Portable and permanent options for use in any location

DFS with two batteries in mounting box With power supply and GSM modem

Set-up and datalogging

  • Easy to use set-up procedure
  • Configure or download data on-site or from your office (via GSM modem, optional extra)
  • Data analysis software provided
  • Sends self-diagnostic SMS messages to warn when battery low and memory full

Speed Data Analysis

  • Measure traffic volume and speed at a location
  • Create overview tables and graphical charts with just a few mouse clicks
  • Create before & after studies to determine speed reduction effectiveness of DFS

Standard Signs support

  • Full range of accessories and replacement products available(e.g. batteries, GSM/GPRS modem)
  • Consultation and public education support
  • Maintenance support
  • Technical advice on DFS 700 and other signing issues

Various power options:

  • Mains power for fixed installations
  • Solar panel and battery for semi permanent applications (optional extras)
  • One or two optional 12 volt batteries for mobile applications
  • Battery buffered mains power using optional charger in locations with part time mains power (e.g. street lamp)

Various communication options:

  • USB cable for local data link to PC
  • Bluetooth for wireless link to PC or PDA
  • Optional GSM for long distance wireless data connection from your office.
  • University grounds
  • Car parks

13 Segments vs. 7 Segments

13-segment digits for clearer numbers compared to the usual 7-segment digits

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Because drivers interpret the warning from a DFS 700 as

TECHNICAL DATA (extract)

Dimensions & Weight: 660 x 770 x 110 mm (w x h x d), 8.5 kg

Operating Voltage: 11.3 V – 15.0 V

Power Supply Unit: Input 100 V – 240 V AC (protection class1), Output 12 V / 100 W, IP 55

Battery Standby Time: Approx. 850 hours using one fully charged 12 volt battery

Display: 330 mm high, 450 mm wide, 13 segments

Data Memory: 1 MB non-volatile flash memory, 100,000 data entries

Radar Frequency: 24.15 GHz – 24.25 GHz

Radar Power: 20 dBm, 100 mW e.i.r.p.

Radar Detection Range: Approximately 100 metres for avg. 4-seat car

GSM Modem: Wavecom 900 MHz / 1800 MHz

DFS 700 CE Certification

Conforms to the following directives …

  • 99/5/EC R&TTE Directive
  • 89/336/EEC EMC Directive
  • 73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive
  • 99/519/EC EMF Recommendation

… and the following EU standards …

  • EN 50293
  • EN 300 440-2
  • EN 60950 / EN 60215
  • EN 301 489-3 / 301 489-7 / 301 489-17
  • EN 50392
  • EN 300 328
  • EN 301 511

DFS 600

Standard Signs have developed the DFS 600 to be an ideal solution for short term “community speed watch” projects which require a light weight, easy to operate sign which educates drivers to reduce speed in sensitive areas. The sign has a small battery box fitted to the rear and can be easily mounted on a lightweight tripod for short term speed monitoring.

LED display

  • Minimum setting prevents display being triggered by pedestrians and cyclists
  • Maximum setting avoids deliberate speeding
  • 13-segment digits for clearer numbers compared to the usual 7-segment digits
  • Visible for up to 100 metres and in all light conditions
  • Sensitive and accurate microwave detector gives reliable readings
  • Flashing option available for extra impact

Various power options:

  • Mains power for fixed installations
  • One or two optional 12 volt batteries for mobile applications
  • Battery buffered mains power using optional charger in locations with part time mains power (e.g. street lamp)

Standard Signs support

  • Full range of accessories and replacement products available (e.g. batteries, mains power supply)
  • Consultation and public education support
  • Maintenance support
  • Technical advice on DFS 600 and other signing issues

Watch our video that demonstrates how the unit works

http://youtu.be/7sAyP23mHHA

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