Ask the expert
Please use the form below to send us any question you may have for our application experts.

Contact Name *:  
Email address*: 
Your Question: (maximum 2500 chars) 

World leaders in
LED Lighting and Control

Make Enquiry

Latest news

Gardasoft’s new TR-HT series, at 150W per channel, are the highest power LED lighting controllers currently available for machine vision applications. More >>

Gardasoft Vision Ltd announces that it has been acquired by OPTEX CO., LTD (OPTEX) of Japan and will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of OPTEX. More >>

view all >>

VTR6 High power LED strobe lights

VTR6 ANPR LED Strobe
  • VTR6 ANPR LED Strobe
  • VTR6 ANPR LED Strobe
  • VTR6 ANPR LED Strobe

VTR6 High power LED strobe lights for intelligent traffic monitoring applications

Key features:

  • Compact LED light source
  • Up to 4.5kW LED Pulse Drive Power
  • Ideal for ANPR / LPR based applications
  • Fast repetition rate for high frame rates
  • IP66 enclosure for outdoor installation
  • Choice of IR wavelengths
  • Pulse width to 3mS
  • Pulsing to 10kHz
  • External trigger or free running strobe
  • Compatible with Traffic cameras such as JAI and Sony

For a full specification please refer to the VTR Series datasheet

Typical applications:

ANPR / LPR Car parking systemsRail Container scanning
Red Light ViolationToll management systemsWeigh in motion
Speed enforcement

The VTR6 is Gardasoft’s most powerful LED Traffic strobe and utilises the latest high power LED technology available - delivering up to 4.5kW pulses to the LED array and therefore opening new applications with increased illumination distances. It is fully integrated with internal timing, intensity control, trigger input and long distance communications, including Ethernet and RS232 – making the VTR6 particularly suitable for applications such as ANPR (automatic number plate recognition), Red Light Violation, Open Road Tolling and Weight-in Motion Systems.

The VTR6 represents high power within a single IP66 rating enclosure, and has the option to be operated in a free running mode from a programmable internal timer. A trigger input can be used to synchronise the lighting pulse with the exposure of a camera. Full intensity and pulse width control are available through the trigger input and remote communications port. There is an internal interlock to prevent the lighting being triggered too fast.

For applications using analogue cameras without a trigger function, the VTR6 lights can be synchronised to strobe at the video frame rate. Taking a spur from the PAL or NTSC video feed, the VTR6 light synchronises with the video offering enhanced illumination for image acquisition. Additional options include a mounting bracket that allows ±30° or radial movement for pan & tilt adjustment and a sunshield for situations where a high degree of ambient sunlight could cause excess heat problems. The Gardasoft White Paper on Intelligent LED ITS Lighting technology is a useful reference for the principles of attaining maximum performance for Traffic ANPR / ALPR illumination.

Specifications
ParameterVTR2VTR4VTR6
WavelengthWhite, 850nm (other wavelengths on request)
Pulse width timing controlPrecise Internal timing generation or external control
Maximum pulse width3ms2ms
Maximum trigger frequency10kHz5kHz
Maximum duty cycle at 100% intensity2% (850nm), 1% (White)2% (White, 850nm)
Full beam angle (FWHM at 70% power)12 or 30 degrees
Other angles optional
White: 12 or 28 degrees
IR: 14 or 28 degrees
Other angles are an option for VTR4
Lighting drive power (pulsed)
White850nm
2052w1210w
White850nm
3240w3360w
White850nm
4320w4480w
Brightness repeatability±1%
Power supply requirement24V DC ±5%, 3.2A
(12V DC option available)
24V DC ±5%, 5A24V DC ±5%, 8A
Dimensions
(excluding cable entry and studs)
246mm (w) 256mm (h)
50mm (d)
408mm (w) 484mm (h)
65mm (d)
518mm (w) 484mm (h)
65mm (d)
Trigger Input5V to 24V opto-isolated with spike filtering
Trigger OutputProgrammable frequency, delayed or advanced camera trigger (24V, 20mA, opto-isolated)
Control/CommunicationEthernet or RS232
Operating temperature-20°C to +60° (subject to configuration)
Storage temperature-20°C to +80°
Weight2.7kg5.4kg6.6kg
Environment protectionIP66, weatherproof cabling