Tomar 1790-1014 Strobe


SKU: tomar-1790-1014

The model 1790 STROBESWITCH™ is a compact low
cost detector which detects a special strobe light signal
and opens access gates to allow quick entrance. The
detector is activated by the strobe emitters used by
most fire department emergency vehicles to control
traffic signals en route to a fire. The 1790–1014
STROBESWITCH™ interfaces with the TOMAR model
780–1228–PRE or GTT OPTICOM® traffic preemption
optical signal emitters. The model 1790 features a 1/2”
female pipe hub mounting base.
The emergency vehicle uses a special strobe light to
transmit a continuously flashing optical signal. The
TOMAR 1790–1014 STROBESWITCH™ receives this
signal, and if the signal format is correct, activates a
relay. The relay contacts may be used to control security
gates, fire department garage doors, and other devices.
Signaling is optical by line of sight, and the 1790 can
operate indoors or outdoors, in bright sunlight, or in any
weather. The unit is not susceptible to radio frequency
interference, and uses digital frequency discrimination to
reject unwanted signals, such as flashlights, emergency
vehicle lighting systems, flashing signs, et

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