FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions

Why should you go for the second hand traffic lights?

  • The price: most signals are theoretically written of, but still able for long time use. We offer this signals for less than 15-20% of the original price

  • Delivery: after payment we provide a quick and flexible delivery worldwide

  • Quality: most signals has proved their quality for decades and most of them are still being manufactured.

  • The environment: save the environment with using second hand traffic lights (eventually with LED units).


How about (spare) parts?

  • Basically we provide most common parts from stock. For example colour lenses, templates, brackets, visors etc. Some other parts are still new available at the manufacturer. Don’t hesitate to ask for more information

Is it recommendable to upgrade the signals with LED modules?

  • Yes, in case of 24/7 or other intensive use. It saves the environment and energy costs significantly

  • Yes, for a better view. LED modules provides more brightness and can be recognized from longer distances.

  • Yes, installation of these LED modules is very easy. Most modules fit very easy in standard European traffic signals.

  • No, LED modules are very expensive. Expect at least 70-125 euro per section. Of course you can get them cheaper on Chinese market, but can you rely on their quality..?

  • No, LED modules, even the more solid European brands, are fragile. Do you need to transport your signal to many different locations. Keep it simple: use the old but reliable bulbs.

  • No, Unless old fashioned bulbs, LED modules provide no cosy warm light but dominant bright light. For pubs, shops ore households we recommend bulbs or other (single) LED lamps

How to connect your signal?

  • For normal use, the connection is very easy. Most signals provide five different colour cables. A (blue) neutral wire, a ground wire (yellow/green) and a red, orange and green switch wire.

  • Connect the neutral wire and ground wire directly to the socket. If you connect the switch cables as well, all bulbs will burn. To control the light sections different from each other you can interrupt the switch wires with all kinds of switches, or other electronic equipment.

  • Be aware that all kinds of signals use the same cable with red, orange and green switch wires. Even one of these colour sections would be missing. For example for a pedestrian signal you have to ignore the yellow wire.

CAUTION: DO NOT INSTALL, CHANGE OR CONNECT ELECTRONIC DEVICES WITHOUT TECHNICAL KNOWHOW. ASK FOR A LOCAL ELECTRICIAN FOR HELP.

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