Solar Belisha Beacons (UK Highways Compliant) - No Cabling Needed, Zero Carbon Emissions

By Chris Dodds on 3rd May, 2016

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Solar Belisha Beacons (UK Highways Compliant) - No Cabling Needed, Zero Carbon Emissions

T&D are Distributors of the newly launched Solar Belisha Beacon - the latest product to compliment their existing LED Pedestrian Crossing Equipment range.

Following over 2 years research and development the Solar Belisha Beacon is the very best available with several benefits as standard over competitors’ products :

  1. Fully Highways compliant so can be sited on roadways and car parks or private land.
  2. Purpose designed column houses the batteries and the beacon controller at street level which is both safer for pedestrians due to their heavy weight and much easier for maintenance purposes.
  3. Auto dimming Photo Electric Cell ensures power saving during night hours.
  4. Daylight Saving Time function (UK,EUR,US,NZ,AUS)
  5. EMC & EC compliant and beacon flash rate and luminance fully comply to BS 8442:2006
  6. Full 14 days autonomy

Solar Belisha Beacon Optional Extras

  1. 3W Solar Spotlight with illuminated ‘Push On’ button control with radio link between opposite solar beacon, ensuring both spotlights come on together and Timed Off function to save power.
  2. Fully programmable Controller allowing solar beacon usage during specific set hours  – ideal for car parks or to operate during store opening hours only. Saves power, lengthens product life.
  3. Pedestrians can operate the solar beacons when they wish to cross via illuminated ‘Push On’ button control with Timed Off function - useful option for car parks and supermarkets especially if overlooked by residential housing.

Overall the Fisher Solar Belisha Beacon is way ahead of the market and offers more solutions and options than any other product. Also available as a Refuge Beacon.

Pictured: Solar Belisha Beacons

Solar Belisha Beacons

Using the latest Through Belisha Beacon, consisting of Aluminium Anti-Vandal Gallery and Amber Polythylene Globe. This allows the globe to be mounted at any desirable height.

Inside the globe is a newly designed PCB offering 6 x 1 watt LED light cluster which produces a bright white 4 watt flashing beacon.

Housed within the purpose made 4.0m Zebra Column is an IP68 control box containing a newly designed state of the art Micro-Processor consisting of Flasher Control, Solar Controller, Radio Transmitter, Battery monitoring and Programmable On/Off timer function.

Solar Belisha Beacons - Specifications

  • 12 x 1w LED cluster. 6 for 4w flashing beacon and 6 in reserve, in case of an LED failure
  • 2 x 20 watt photovoltaic panels on aluminium angle adjustable bracket
  • IP54 300mm amber polyethylene globe and aluminium anti-vandal gallery
  • 2 x 12v 14Ah batteries providing 28Ah housed in insulated housing
  • Auto dimming at night to save power
  • 14 days autonomy
  • 4.0m x 76mm galvanized purpose made flange base column supplied in 2 parts for ease of transport and finished in a tough polyester powder coat in black gloss with 3 x reflective/translucent white vinyl bands
  • 80,000 hours LED beacon and 5+ years expected battery life, can be easily replaced on location
  • Flash rate and luminance fully comply to BS 8442:2006
  • Solar belisha beacon fully compliant to EMC & CE Standards
  • DST - Daylight Saving Time function for UK, Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand
  • Full on site battery monitoring via LCD Display

Pictured: Solar Belisha Beacon Control Centre

Solar Belisha Beacon Control Centre

Solar Belisha Beacons - Optional Extras

  • 3 watt LED Spotlight with ‘Push-On’ button control with radio link between solar beacons and timed off function
  • Programmable On/Off time function ideal for business hours operation only, off peak situations and shop opening hours, etc...
  • Solar belisha beacon flashing controlled by Push-on’ button with radio link between beacons and timed ‘Off’ function. Ideal for Car Parks and non Highways situations.
  • Flange fixings cover plate 600mm bolt on root


  • Further reading :

Solar Belisha Beacons Considered by Israeli Ministry of Transportation

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