SpeedCheck® product update - new feature: LED display drive current adjustment

This article details an update to SpeedCheck Manager for setting the LED drive current for the SPEEDCHECK-15/18 LED display boards: when it occurred, the firmware version required, how it works, and more.

Product applicability

The following products are discussed in this article:

  • SpeedCheck radar speed signs: SPEEDCHECK-15, SPEEDCHECK-18 and SPEEDCHECK-AS

When did this update occur

SpeedCheck Manager began supporting the MPH to KPH adjustment starting in 2021 Q2. 

What software version is required

This feature requires SpeedCheck Manager version 3.0.1.16 or newer.

What firmware version is required

This feature requires firmware version 10.02 or newer.

What hardware version is required

This feature requires the updated programmable controller below:

Theory of operation

This new setting is found on the Device Setup tab under the button LED Drive Current:

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This is used to change the drive current setting for the LED display boards. The current standard is 10mA. The 20mA setting is only used if you have installed the replacement controller above into an older system from 2010 or older. These systems utilized LED display boards that were less efficient and require a higher current setting to be at an equivalent brightness to the current revision display boards. Reference our controller replacement guide for more information on adjusting this setting.

To download the latest revision of SpeedCheck Manager, please refer to this article.