Resources: Support Documents and Manuals

RS485 Wire Changes (04-0001)

Posted by Morgan Marks on Feb 1, 2013 8:48:00 AM

Effective on or before February 1, 2004, Adaptive Micro Systems is offering new wire for use with RS485 networks. This change is necessary to optimize communications with Alpha and AlphaEclipse signs.

Document date: 1/16/04

RS485 Wire Changes (04-0001).pdf (83,165 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse 3600, Outdoor Signs, AlphaEclipse Classic

Alpha Sign Communications Protocol (pn 97088061)

Posted by Morgan Marks on Jan 31, 2013 4:26:00 PM

This document explains how to use the Alpha® sign communications protocol to send messages and graphics to Alpha® signs.

In this March 10, 2006 revision, network cabling was changed on p. 104.

Note: Technical support is NOT provided with this free, downloadable version of the protocol manual.

Document date: 3/10/06

Topics: AlphaEclipse StreetSmart, Outdoor Signs

Temperature Probe Installation Instructions (pn 97000132)

Posted by Morgan Marks on Jan 22, 2013 3:16:00 PM

Provides guidelines for the proper installation of the temperature probe for AlphaEclipse™ outdoor signs.

The latest revision includes updates to the wiring pinout colors for the Excite™ 23mm Series A signs and updates to the formatting and copyright information.

These instructions apply to the following part numbers:

  • 1288250601
  • 11609036SP
  • 11609037SP
  • 1288250601SP
  • 1288250603SP

Instructions are provided for the following types of outdoor signs:

  • 1500 Series
  • 2500 Series
  • 2600 Series
  • 3500 Series
  • 3600 Series
  • RoadStar
  • StreetSmart
  • Excite 23mm Series A

Note: For newer Excite signs, see Temperature Probe (1288610105 - Quick Connect).

Document date: 5/27/08

Temperature Probe Installation Instructions (pn 97000132).pdf

Topics: Installation Instructions, AlphaEclipse, Outdoor Signs

Fiber Optic Setup Guide - Connect Fiber Optics to Excite, RoadStar, or StreetSmart Signs that Use Ooh Media Software (pn 1179610704)

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:18:00 PM

Explains how to connect an Excite, RoadStar, or StreetSmart sign to a fiber optic network and send a test message using Ooh!Media to verify the installation.

Document date: 11/8/07

Fiber Optic Setup Guide - Connect Fiber Optics to Excite, RoadStar, or StreetSmart Signs that Use Ooh Media Software (pn 1179610704).pdf (956,596 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse StreetSmart, Outdoor Signs, AlphaEclipse Excite

Boost Regulator Board Part Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse StreetSmart 17X Signs (pn 1179610501)

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:17:00 PM

This document describes how to replace a boost regulator board in an AlphaEclipse StreetSmart 17X sign.

Document date: 10/13/05

Boost Regulator Board Part Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse StreetSmart 17X Signs (pn 1179610501).pdf (1,727,159 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse StreetSmart, AlphaEclipse RoadStar, Outdoor Signs

Differential Converter Board Part Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse StreetSmart 17X and 35X Signs (pn 1179610201)

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:17:00 PM

This document describes how to replace the differential converter board (pn 1179100303) on AlphaEclipse StreetSmart 17X and 35X signs.

In Revision B, the part number for the converter board was updated along with the document formatting.

Document date: 1/8/07

Differential Converter Board Part Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse StreetSmart 17X and 35X Signs (pn 1179610201).pdf (549,262 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse StreetSmart, Outdoor Signs

Controller Board Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse RoadStar and StreetSmart 17X or 35X Signs (pn 97175006)

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:17:00 PM

This document describes how to replace the following controller boards in an AlphaEclipse RoadStar and StreetSmart 35X or 17X outdoor signs:

1175200601SP
11759002SP
11759014SP
1179210201SP
In revision C, additional controller parts numbers for which these instructions apply were added, and the document format and copyright were updated.
Document date: 1/11/08

Controller Board Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse RoadStar and StreetSmart 17X or 35X Signs (pn 97175006).pdf (1,425,122 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse StreetSmart, AlphaEclipse RoadStar, Outdoor Signs

Light Sensor Board Part Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse RoadStar and StreetSmart Signs (pn 97175005)

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:17:00 PM

This document describes how to replace the light sensor board (pn 11759008SP) in an AlphaEclipse RoadStar and StreetSmart sign.

Document date: 9/1/05

Light Sensor Board Part Replacement Instructions for AlphaEclipse RoadStar and StreetSmart Signs (pn 97175005).pdf (1,473,483 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse StreetSmart, AlphaEclipse RoadStar, Outdoor Signs

Service Bulletin 07-0002 AlphaEclipse Signs and Daylight Saving Time

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:17:00 PM

The United States has changed the dates for Daylight Saving Time. These instructions explain how to set the sign’s time using AlphaNet or Ooh!Media.

Document date: 3/9/07

Service Bulletin 07-0002 AlphaEclipse Signs and Daylight Saving Time.pdf (76,963 bytes)

Topics: AlphaEclipse, Outdoor Signs, messaging software

Light Sensor Replacement Instructions for Excite 20mm, 23mm Series B, and 35mm Signs (pn 1288610104)

Posted by Mary Jo Preston on Jan 22, 2013 12:17:00 PM

This document provides mounting guidelines and explains how to replace the light sensor on Excite 20mm, 23mm Series B, and 35mm signs.

Document date: 6/15/07

Light Sensor Replacement Instructions for Excite 20mm, 23mm Series B, and 35mm Signs (pn 1288610104).pdf (286,751 bytes)

Topics: Excite, Outdoor Signs