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The Features and Benefits of the VASCAR-plus® IIIc Model

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Traffic Safety Systems, Inc., has manufactured the VASCAR average speed computer for over thirty years.  We are pleased to announce the next generation of time / speed / distance measurement devices, the VASCAR-plus® IIIc.  The VASCAR-plus® IIIc utilizes the latest in microprocessor technology and has innovations and features which make it the most dynamic and cost effective speed measurement device on the market today.  The VASCAR-plus® IIIc in similar form to its predecessor the VASCAR-plus® III, it is easier to use, simpler to install and less expensive to maintain.

Simple Installation

Advanced Electronics and simple 3-wire installation allow the VASCAR-plus® IIIc to be installed in any vehicle with digital electronics without additional components or unit modifications.  Easily moved among vehicles of different make or model.


Displays all features at once
Quicker functions
Electronic odometer module built in
Two crystal oscillators provide continual self check of time base accuracy
Error detection circuitry
High intensity display automatically adjusts the intensity as the ambient light changes
Accurate speed measurement well above 100 mph
Displays elapsed time and distance during the clock
Sealed membrane switch front panel, reinforced by metal plate, highly water resistant, (splash and spill proof), excellent for motorcycle operation
Patrol mode provides an accurate speedometer
Stores up to eight clocks


Serial port for a commutation link with an external printer, video camera, heads-up display, or computer training aid
Rugged cast aluminum case, gasket sealed front and rear
Calibrates by using its internal time crystal. No stop watch needed
Automatically checks accuracy of quartz crystal with a self test each time unit is turned on
Updates programs by inserting a new micro chip
Automatically clears itself when starting a new speed check
Measures the time interval between vehicles to an accuracy of less than 0.1 seconds for following  too close violations
Speed accuracy of 0% to -2.3% from 0 to 100 mph (in favor of the violator)
An input range of 10 VDC to 20 VDC with a current draw of less than 0.75 amps
Distance measurements up to 100 miles in increments of 0.0002 feet.
Automatically converts the measured distance from miles to feet
Physical dimensions: 6.5”W X 2.312”H X 2.125”D  
Protected from an input over-voltage and polarity reversal
Heat resistant pig-tail connector  
Monitoring circuitry that detects switch wear
Measures true time in increments of 0.01 seconds up to 10 hours
Three Color window display

Added Specifications:

Quartz crystal performs accuracy self-test every time unit is turned on

The VASCAR-plus® IIIc stores up to eight speed clocks

Input over-voltage and polarity reversal protection

Mil Spec switches; switch wear detection circuitry

Display automatically adjusts as ambient light changes

RS-232 output to printer or to “stamp” video

Distance measurements up to 100 miles in increments of 0.0002 feet

Measures true time in increments of 0.01 seconds up to 10 hours

Three year parts and labor warranty  

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Traffic Safety Systems, Inc.
3206 Lanvale Ave.
Richmond VA 23230
804-353-3826 vox
804-358-0498 fax
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