F4X ELECTRONIC MESSAGE CENTERS BY FORMETCO

DEDICATED LAN CONNECTION (HARD WIRE CONNECTION)

A dedicated ethernet or fiber connection can be run to the sign which connects to your existing network or a private network to your scheduling PC. Fiber connections are recommended for distances over 180 feet. The internal sign PC can be programmed prior to shipment with the appropriate IP schema to integrate to an existing network.

WIRELESS BRIDGE

A wireless bridge is used in locations where there is not a dedicated LAN connection to the sign structure. A wireless radio is mounted on the outside of the sign structure pointing back to another wireless radio mounted on the outside of the building. The wireless radio is then wired to a dedicated port on the scheduling PC or into an existing network. The wireless radios can operate up 1000’ in an unobstructed line of site. For installations into an existing LAN. Information will need to be obtained prior to shipment for setup into the wireless bridge radios and the sign PC.

WIRELESS ROUTER

A wireless 802.11 Router / Access Point is placed internally in the sign. A laptop is then used to connect to the sign's Wi-Fi network for content updates. A wireless network name and password will be sent with the data sheet for the sign.