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  1. questionFHWA 13 Vehicle Classification (Scheme F)
    NOTE: The term "Scheme F" is a nickname for the FHWA 13 Classification definitions. It is no longer referred to in this manner. Class 1 - Motorcycles: All two- or three-wheeled motorized vehicles. Typical vehicles in this category have saddle type seats and are steered by handle bars rat ...
  2. questionOmega - Set Up & Data Retrieval
    The OMEGA is a counter that will start collecting timestamp data automatically. All you need to do is connect the road tube(s) and when the first vehicle that passes over the road tube in either direction will start collection and begin data storage. The following steps will guide the user t ...
  3. questionNaming conventions and Station IDís used in Centurions Database.
    It is important to note that the Station ID referenced in Centurion’s Database is the Same Site ID that is referenced in our counters and classifiers. Each Location that you collect data from needs to have a unique name that can NOT be used elsewhere for data collection purposes. If you ...
  4. questionHow To Update Your TT-6w or TT-8w's Firmware
    It is always a good idea to update the Firmware on the TT-6 or TT-8 Wireless (TT-6w / TT-8w) before you put them back out for there next service. In fact I would update the firmware prior to reconfiguring the Site ID’s and such, for each counter. Firmware updates may cause you to have to ...
  5. questionTrouble Shooting - The Phoenix MDK
    Some basic problems can occur during normal operation of your Phoenix MDK. Generally, they are caused by some small error in setup or sensor installation. Listed below are some basic problems and possible solutions. If you cannot solve an installation problem, or if you find a new solution to a ...
  6. questionRoad Tube Known Problems & Solutions
    Below we discusses the various problems that road tubes can cause. Road tubes present their own unique set of problems for automatic vehicle classifiers & counters. Being aware of these potential problems before installing your road tubes can greatly reduce the frequency of these problems. ...
  7. questionRoad Tube Installation Guide
    General Guidelines for Road Tube Installation- An Overview Introduction The following information is to be used as a reference for best practices when installing road tubes for portable traffic counting and vehicle classification purposes. Please make sure to take caution when out on the road ...
  8. questionInductive Loop Wire Selection Guide
    Wire size and insulation greatly affect loop performance — how well inductance change caused by a passing vehicle is presented to the detector. A loop's ability to reflect an inductance change is increased with large wire sizes such as No. 14 or No. 12 American Wire Gauge (AWG) because r ...
  9. questionApollo Quick Start Guide
    Apollo Vehicle Traffic Counter Classifier Field Setup Procedure: Once you've opened the unit to reveal its faceplate, toggle the Power switch to the "ON" position. The unit should display its Name, Version Number and Release Date information. The counter will display "Doing Self Test..." and th ...
  10. questionInductive Loop Guide
    Introduction An inductive loop is basically a metal detector installed in the surface of the roadway. It consists of electrical wire embedded in the roadway, which establishes a magnetic field around the wire whenever a current of electricity is passed through it. This field extends approximat ...
  11. questionLoop Sensor Technology - An Overview
    Chapter 2, Traffic Detector Handbook: Third Edition--Volume I, FHWA-HRT-06-108 Operations & Intelligent Transportation Systems Research | FHWA-HRT-06-108 | Chapter 2 SENSOR TECHNOLOGY The operation of in-roadway and over-roadway sensors is described in this chapter. The techno ...
  12. questionHow To Install a New Battery in the Traffic Tally 2/4/6/8 Counter
    This KB document references how to install a new battery in the Traffic Tally (TT-2, TT-4, TT-6, TT-6w, TT-8, TT-8w) Please note that both the TT-6w (wireless) and TT-8w (wireless) use "C" sized batteries - not "AA". Replace only with a 3.6V "C" Cell Lithium Battery Before beginning,you will nee ...
  13. questionWhat is a Phoenix Field Unit?
    The Phoenix is a data gathering instrument for use in the field (roadway). By using the Phoenix and one of several possible combinations of sensors, traffic data and vehicle classification can be recorded and later retrieved. Speed, Length, Number of Axles, Vehicle Class Type and Piezo WIM are ...