TS50 Emergency Vehicle Warning Systems

Made in USA


General Description

Improve emergency crew response time by giving advanced warning to drivers that emergency vehicles are departing the fire station. The Emergency Vehicle Warning System consists of two 12″ LED flashing yellow beacons and a diamond-shaped flashing or unlighted traffic sign. The system can be activated by the optical emitters used by most fire department emergency vehicles to control traffic signals en route to an accident. Additional activation methods include a wireless keyfob transmitter, push-button transmitter, or in-station transmitter.


  • MUTCD Compliant.
  • Flash rate per MUTCD guidelines.
  • Two 12″ LED yellow pixelated beacons with aluminum housings, visors and back plates.
  • Flashing or unlighted traffic sign.
  • LED life expectancy over 100,000 hours.
  • Solar or AC powered.
  • Day and night visibility.
  • Multiple activation options.
  • Fast, easy installation.
  • Keyed on/off switch.
  • Easy battery replacement in field.
  • Multiple mounting hardware options.

TS50 Emergency Vehicle Warning Systems
TS50-S12DB: Shown with lighted traffic sign (left)
TS50-S12DB: Shown with unlighted traffic sign (right)

Data Sheet


Pole Options

telespar pole
Telespar Poles:
The Telespar Pole is 2″ x 2″ and is available in 8′, 10′ or 12′ lengths. We offer a 5′ x 2.25″ sleeve. The Telespar pole and sleeve combination is considered a breakaway system.

aluminum pole

Aluminum Pole System:
Our 4.5″ Aluminum Pole System has a clean and professional look, with the added security of a required breakaway pole application. It is approved by the FDOT and meets MUTCD requirements. Our Aluminum Pole System is available in 10′, 12′ or 14′ lengths. A pole cap is included along with 4 galvanized 3/4″ x 18″ anchor bolts.

Cabinet Options

fiberglass cabinet
Fiberglass Locking Box (included):

  • Dimensions: Varies per system.
  • UL Listed: NEMA Type 4X.
  • Lockable quick release latch.

aluminum cabinet
Aluminum Locking Box:

  • Dimensions: 20.625″ x 17.5″ x 12″.
  • UL Listed: UL 508A, NEMA 3R (standard) NEMA 3R, NEMA 4, NEMA 4X.
  • Weight: 22 lb.

Wireless Options

Wireless Communication Between Signs w/ Wired Activation:

  • Activation buttons not included.

Activation Options

Provides a simple and convenient way for pedestrians to activate the beacons.
Pushbutton activation

Keyfob Remote Control Transmitter
Temporarily activates beacons with wireless signal.
Keyfob Remote Control Transmitter 2 button

Timer Options

FM1D14 timerStandard 7 Day Timer: Model Intermatic FM1D14 or Similar:

  • 24/7 timer suited for timing applications needing a daily or weekly schedule.
  • Allows multiple times of day to be set for the sign to run (e.g., the sign timed to turn on from 8am – 10am and again from 8pm – 10pm, 7 days a week).

TC-18 timer
Deluxe 365 Day Timer: Model Eltec TC-18 or Similar:

  • Like the standard timer, this timer allows multiple times of day to be set for the sign to run.
  • In addition, timer can be programmed to have specific days that the sign will not turn on (e.g., weekends, holidays, institute days, summer break, etc.).



  • Beacon: Two 12″ LED yellow pixelated beacons. 5W.
  • Traffic Sign: 30″ yellow diamond-shaped. Lighted with flashing LEDs or unlighted. Black fire truck symbol or “EMERGENCY VEHICLES EXITING WHEN FLASHING”.
  • Sign Reflective Sheeting: Type IX reflective sheeting.
  • Sign Construction: .080 highway grade aluminum/stainless fasteners.
  • Circuitry Technology: Sealed PCB technology, micro-controller circuitry, flash rate 50 to 60 times per minute.
  • Solar/AC/Battery Specifications (depending on model): 12 volt polycrystalline solar cell (sized to average activations), 12 volt SLA battery (2 to 4-year battery life), AC power.
  • Optional Activation Methods: Strobeswitch, keyfob transmitter, push-button transmitter, in-station transmitter.
  • Optional Low Current Strobeswitch (AC-SSLC1014): Activated by the optical emitters used by most fire department emergency vehicles to control traffic signals. Typical vehicle range of 200 ft.
  • Optional pole: 2″ square Telespar or 4.5″ round aluminum.
  • Warranty: 10 year solar collector panel, 5 year sign construction, 2 year PCB/LED technology, 1 year battery.

Tomar Detector
Optional Low Current Strobeswitch