24V / 10 Amp
(minimum)
75 pixel width
7 pixel height

(3 panels of
7 x 25. Each
panel has 5
sections of 5
together)
1983
12V / 24V
10 Amp
(minimum)
5 pixel width
7 pixel height
per character;

15 character
display
(3 panels of 5)
1983
VULTRON TransDot (Generation 2) - Front
VULTRON TransDot (Generation 2) - Side
12V / 24V
10 Amp
(minimum)
5 pixel width
7 pixel height
per character;

15 character
display
(15 panels)
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Gulton Industries, Luminator Div.  LIDS  IV - Front
12V / 10 Amp
(minimum)
5 pixel width
7 pixel height
per character;

15 character
display
(3 panels of 5)
1986
Gulton / Luminator MAX - Front
12V / 10 Amp
(minimum)
5 pixel width
7 pixel height
per character;

15 character
display
(3 panels of 5)
1986
Gulton / Luminator MAX - Side
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube lights)
90 pixel width
7 pixel height

(3 panels of
7 x 30)
1989
GTI - Luminator MAX - Front (7 x 90)
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube light)
90 pixel width
7 pixel height

(3 panels of
7 x 30)
1989
GTI - Luminator MAX - Side (7 x 90)
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube lights)
14 x 28 pixels
(route number)

7 x 75 pixels
(route name)
2 panels of
7 x 30, one
panel of 7 x 15
1990
GTI-Luminator MAX Split Sign - Front
Route
name sign
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube lights)
112 pixel width
16 pixel height

(4 panels of
16 x 28)
1989
GTI-Luminator MegaMAX - Front
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube light)
112 pixel width
16 pixel height

(4 panels of
16 x 28)
1992
GTI-Luminator "Mini" MegaMAX - Front
24 Volt
10 Amp
112 pixel width
16 pixel height

(4 panels of
16 x 28)
1999
GTI-Luminator "Mini" MegaMAX: 3000 - Front
24 Volt
10 Amp
90 pixel width
7 pixel height

(3 panels of
7 x 30)
1999
GTI-Luminator MAX: 3000 - Side
24 Volt
10 Amp
23 pixel width
10 pixel height

(1 panel)
1998
GTI-Luminator MAX: 3000 - Rear (Version 1)
24 Volt
10 Amp
160 pixel width
16 pixel height

(4 panels of
16 x 40)
2001
Luminator Horizon - Front 16x160
N / A
24 Volt
10 Amp
96 pixel width
8 pixel height

(2 panels of
8 x 48)
2001
Luminator Horizon - Side
N / A
Electronic Sign Gallery
Featuring different signs and keypads in my permanent collection.
My fascination with electronic destination signs began when the Toronto Transit Commission (Toronto, Ontario) started introducing them in their fleet in
1991. Through some fluke (or slip up) in 1996, one of the TTC's GMC New Looks went to scrap with its Luminator electronic signs still installed, and
with that my collection began. I studied the system and how it worked, it's intricasies and limitations. Over the years, my collection expanded, with my
first Gulton/Luminator system in 1998, my first Vultron TransDot system in 2007, and Luminator Horizon system in 2010. - In May of 2000, I supplied
Brampton Transit (Brampton, Ontario) with a refurbished Luminator sign for their Leyland Olympian double decker bus. In September, 2000, I supplied
Barrie Transit (Barrie, Ontario) with five sets of refurbished Luminator signs for their newest buses at the time, three of which were known to be
retrofitted with the signs I supplied. Overall my experience with electronic signs spans 16 years, collecting 33 different models/specifications of
electronic signs, and about 50 different system programs for the various models.
Number
sign
24V / 10 Amp
(minimum)
VULTRON TransDot (Generation 1) - Front
5 pixel width / 7 pixel
height per character

15 character display
(3 panels of 5)

Display scrolls from
top to bottom when
changing between
message
exposures.
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube lights)
23 pixel width
7 pixel height

(1 panel)
1989
GTI - Luminator MAX - Rear (7 x 23)
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube lights)
23 pixel width
7 pixel height

(1 panel)
1997
Luminator MAX: 2000 - Rear (7 x 23)
1981
Gulton Ind. Control Console
1986
Luminator Control Console
1987
Luminator ODK-1 (English) with dial
adjustment for the display dimmer.
1990
Luminator ODK-1 (French)
1990
Luminator ODK-2, Standard facing
1992
Luminator ODK-3
1998
Luminator ODK-3+   (3 Plus)
2008
24V / 10 Amp
(minimum)
VULTRON TransDot (Generation 1) - Side
5 pixel width / 7 pixel
height per character

15 character display
(3 panels of 5)

Display scrolls from
top to bottom when
changing between
message
exposures.
Luminator ODK-2 with the Passenger Info. &
Next Stop Announcement System facing
1992
1981
Vultron TransDOT Dialpad
3 digit control - No P/R dial
Vultron TransDOT Dialpad
4 digit control - With one P/R dial
24 Volt
10 Amp
120 pixel width
16 pixel height

(3 panels of
16 x 40)
2001
Luminator Horizon - Front 16x120
N / A
24 Volt
10 Amp
48 pixel width
16 pixel height

(1 panel)
2001
Luminator Horizon - Side Route Number
N / A
24 Volt
10 Amp
40 pixel width
12 pixel height

(1 panel)
2001
Luminator Horizon - Dash (Front window)
N / A
24 Volt
10 Amp
23 pixel width
10 pixel height

(1 panel)
1999
GTI-Luminator MAX: 3000 - Rear (Version 2)
NOTE: The outer facing and driver electronics are different than the Version 1 rear sign.
NOTE: The outer facing and driver electronics are different than the Version 2 rear sign.
24 Volt
10 Amp
23 pixel width
10 pixel height

(1 panel)
1999
GTI-Luminator MAX: 3000 - Rear (Basic Frame)
24 Volt
10 Amp
30 pixel width
7 pixel height

(1 panel)
1999
GTI-Luminator MAX: 3000 - Dash (Front Window)
24 Volt
10 Amp
30 pixel width
10 pixel height

(1 panel)
1999
GTI-Luminator MAX: 3000 - Side Route Number
NOTE: The outer facing and the interior driver electronics are the same on this unit as
the Luminator MAX3000 ~VERSION 1~ rear sign seen below, except for the light ballast.
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube lights)
75 pixel width
7 pixel height

(2 panels of
7 x 30 and one
panel of 7 x 15)
1989
GTI - Luminator MAX - Front (7 x 75)
12V / 10 Amp
(24V for
tube light)
75 pixel width
7 pixel height

(2 panels of
7 x 30 and one
panel of 7 x 15)
1989
GTI - Luminator MAX - Side (7 x 75)
24 Volt
10 Amp
90 pixel width
7 pixel height

(15 panels of 7 x 6,
actual LED panels -
3 panel assemblies
of 7 x 24, plus one
panel assembly
of 7x18.)
2001
Pocatec Ltee. Balios LED Cluster - Front Sign
24 Volt
10 Amp
60 pixel width
7 pixel height

(4 panels of
7 x 15)
2001
Pocatec Ltee. Balios LED Cluster - Side Sign
TwinVision J1708 OCU (PCMCIA)
(Digital Recorders - Type LT 1.010) Standard Facing
2000
Axion Technologies Console
2012
Digital Recorders/TwinVision OCU
(Type LT 1.010) Stop Announcement Facing
2000
Pocatec Ltee. Balios Console
2000
Gulton Ind. Dial Pad Console
1989
Luminator ODK-1 (English)
1990
24 Volt
10 Amp
112 pixel width
16 pixel height

(4 panels of
16 x 28)
2000
TwinVision LeDot - Front (LED/Flip Dot Hybrid)
24 Volt
10 Amp
90 pixel width
7 pixel height

(3 panels of
7 x 30)
2000
TwinVision LeDot - Side (LED/Flip Dot Hybrid)
N / A
N / A
12V / 24V
10 Amp
(minimum)
5 pixel width
7 pixel height
per character;

16 character
display
(4 panels of 4)
1991
Luminator LCD:MAX (Liquid Crystal Display) - Side
N / A
Each LCD dot is 7/32" wide by 1/4" high. Each character on the display is 1 1/4" wide by 2" high.
24V / 10 Amp
(minimum)
VULTRON TransDot (Generation 1) - Rear
5 pixel width / 7 pixel
height per character

3 character display
(1 panel of 3)

Display scrolls from
top to bottom when
changing between
message
exposures.
1990
Luminator "Slim" Control Console with
Updated Connectors & Expanded Memory
24 Volt
10 Amp
160 pixel width
16 pixel height

(5 panels of
16 x 32)
2002
TwinVision All LED Sign System - Front Sign
N / A
24 Volt
10 Amp
108 pixel width
14 pixel height

(3 panels of
14 x 36)
2002
TwinVision All LED Sign System - Side Sign
N / A