SafePace 650

Compact Variable Message Sign

Municipalities TRAFFIC LOGIX

Special Features

Static your speed sign with full matrix of LEDs to display speeds, Messages and Graphic in full 15” Digit Display

The compact SafePace 650 variable message sign offers the flexibility of our full size customizable signs like the SafePace 600 and 700 in a compact, lightweight design. Displaying static Your Speed text, the sign lets you program the display to show driver speed, driver-responsive messaging, and even graphics of your choice. With all the versatility, options, and visibility of a full size sign, the SafePace 650 is 30% smaller and weighs just under 20 lbs. Choose the SafePace 650 speed display sign for a compact sign with full size impact.

Easy to Read

MUTCD compliant full matrix radar sign with two rows of customizable text and highly visible 15`` LED digits displaying vehicle speed

Energy Efficient

The ultra low power sign utilizes the most power-efficient radar technology available. The sign can function up to four weeks autonomously with optional 3 cell or 4 cell battery power.

Completely Customizable

Allows for animated text or graphics such as moving arrows or a scrolling message

Intuitive Sign Programming

User friendly interface offers 24/7 customization, allowing you to set sign parameters, download or import traffic statistics, and create useful reports

Alert Drivers

Display digits and/or speed violator strobe can be programmed to flash at designated speeds

Quick and Easy Sign Management

Bluetooth included standard with every sign and recommended for sign management. GSM/GPRS available as an additional option.

Sign Scheduling

Complete 24/7, 365 day scheduling with unlimited holiday exception days

Brilliant Visibility

Unique light enhancing, anti glare lens system provides optimal visibility even in poor lighting

Statistical Reports

Robust reporting module generates standardized reports for traffic analysis while including custom reporting options for more advanced users

Durable and Long-Lasting

Superior construction for long-lasting performance

Theft protection

High strength aluminum sign face and individual optical lenses to protect against theft and vandalism

Stealth Mode

Collect baseline traffic data while speed display appears blank to motorists

Speed Violator Strobe

Integrated flashing violator strobe alerts speed drivers, returning their attention to the road

Two Year Warranty

Two year warranty on parts and labor excluding damage related to vandalism, abuse, and/or theft

Yellow or White Sign Face

Available in choice of sign plate colors at no additional cost

Driver Responsive

Message displayed can be determined by driver speed


At just around 20 lbs, the lightweight sign is quick and simple to transport and can be mounted in minutes.


  • Digit: 15.0”(h) x 8.0”(w)
  • Text:
    • Full Size: Letters 6.0”(h) spell “YOUR SPEED” fixed message, 2 lines
    • Compact Size: Letters 4.0” (h) spell “YOUR SPEED” fixed message, 1 line
  • Unit alone: 21.5”(h) x 26.0”(w) x 3.0”(d)
  • Unit with “YOUR SPEED” sign mounted:
    • Full Size: 40.0”(h) x 30.0”(w) x 3.5”(d)
    • Compact Size: 28.0”(h) x 28.0”(w) x 3.5”(d)
  • Sign Weight (unit alone without “YOUR SPEED” sign)
    • AC Powered Model: 18 lbs
    • Battery Powered Model (3 batteries): 30 lbs
    • Solar Powered Model: 30 lbs (does not include solar panel or solar panel bracket)
  • Accessories
    • Cell Lithium Ion Battery: 4 lbs
    • Universal Mounting Bracket System
      • Sign Bracket: 2 lbs
      • Pole Bracket: 5 lbs

Technical Specifications

  • Miles Per Hour (mph) or Kilometers Per Hour (km/h)
  • Aluminum protective cover: 0.1875" (d)
  • Yellow or white High-Intensity prismatic reflective sheeting on the sign face with black colored text
  • MUTCD approved colors and format
  • Operating Temperatures F (C): -40° (-40°) to 185° (85°)
  • Conformal coating on all circuit boards
  • Power
    • Power input:
      • AC 100~240 VAC
      • 12 VDC
      • Built in ambient light sensing and automatic brightness control
      • Wireless battery charge monitor
    • Power Options
      • AC power input: 100~240 VAC
      • DC power input: 12 VDC
      • Solar power: 85 W solar panel
  • Radar
    • Internal Radar: Doppler (FCC approved)
    • Radar RF out: 5 mW maximum
    • Radar f-center: 24.125 GHz center +/-25 MHz
    • Pickup distance: Up to 1,200 feet (366 m)
    • Beam angle: 24° (vertical) x 12° (horizontal)
    • Beam polarization: Linear
  • Display
    • 796 LEDs:
      • Digits: 744 Amber, 23°, 5 mm, luminous Intensity (5680 – 8200 mcd/LED)
      • Speed Violator Strobe: 52 White, 15°, 5 mm , luminous intensity (28,150 mcd/LED)
      • Speed Violator Strobe: 42 White, 15°, 5 mm , luminous intensity (28,150 mcd/LED)
    • Optical lenses: 796 lenses
    • Ambient light sensor and automatic brightness adjustment
  • Enclosure
    • 12 gauge aluminum, light gray powder coated body to minimize heat absorption
    • Weatherproof, NEMA 4X-12, IP65 level compliant
    • Non-sealed and ventilated
  • Mounting Options
    • Banding brackets (standard)
    • Banding brackets (standard)
      • Universal mounting options: circular, square and telspar poles
      • Theft resistant
      • Promotes sign portability: sign locks into mounting bracket with a turn of a key


  • Bluetooth (standard)
  • GSM/GPRS (additional option, for use with SafePace Cloud)


  • SafePace Pro Management Software application
  • 24/7 365 day unlimited programming and scheduling
  • Display Settings:
    • Display On/Stealth Modes (In Stealth Mode, speed is not displayed but data is collected) 
    • Display Minimum Speed, Display Maximum Speed
    • Digit Flashing Speed Threshold (digits flash above selected speed)
    • Message Flashing Speed Threshold (message flash above selected speed)
    • 4 standard messages: "SPEED LIMIT", "YOUR SPEED", "SLOW DOWN", "TOO FAST"
    • 4 Custom Message slots
    • 1 custom Animation which can utilize up to four Custom Message slots
    • 2 Speed Violator Strobes (pulsing strobes flash with digits or alone above Display Maximum Speed)

Data Collection and Statistical Analysis & Reporting (optional feature)

  • Traffic data collected and stored by location
  • Stealth Mode (capture baseline traffic data with speed display off)
  • Download through wireless connection
  • Statistical Reporting & Charts
    • Summary Reports
    • Weekly Reports
    • Period Comparison Reports
    • Full custom reports and charts
    • Reporting Parameters:
      • Average Vehicle Count
      • Total Vehicle Count
      • Average Speed
      • Average Number of Speed Violations
      • Total Number of Speed Violations
    • Other Features:
      • Minimum and Maximum Speed
      • 85% Speed
      • Counters by Speed Bins
      • 5 MPH Bin Resolution
      • Reports print directly or can be exported into CSV format, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat PDF and HTML
      • Charts may be printed directly or converted into Adobe Acrobat PDF and picture formats

SafePace 650 Solar Panel specifications

Universal Mounting Bracket System

  • Data Collection: Built-in data engine collects data for analysis and provides detailed reports for analysis.
  • Universal Mounting Bracket: Optional bracket makes mounting quick and easy, allowing you to mount the sign at multiple locations. Bracket locks and unlocks with the turn of a key.
  • Battery Power: Optional 3 cell or 4 cell batteries offer up to two weeks autonomous performance.
  • Solar Power: Complete and compact solar power system available
  • Folding Sign Plate: Sign is available with “Your Speed” sign plate that folds compactly for relocation