7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

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7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby AlexBuff » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:26 am

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Circle Diamond 7 line
This was taken a few weeks ago, but I don't see it anymore. I still see the LED Circle \ Diamond on one train 7 Line. I heard that it was a test phase and that eventually the LED sign will replace the old wore out signs. Anyone else see this sign? Any info?
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby Backshophoss » Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:11 pm

Was that set of cars modded by CRRC to test newer styles of LED signage?
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby AlexBuff » Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:45 pm

I don’t think so, I read that it was made in house by an engineering team. Looks dam good! Has anyone else seen it? I’ve seen on two links the Circle/Diamond LED sign over the old LCD display, must be a testing thing for the bigger sign.
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby tommyboy6181 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:11 pm

It looks like a really nice improvement over the existing signs
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby AlexBuff » Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:28 am

I saw the sign again, looks really good. Its clear and distinguishable from far away.
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby AlexBuff » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:27 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGc3rylF-n8

Sign in action!!

This is what all the cars should have, I like the date and Time feature
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby ExCon90 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:41 pm

What is the significance of the green circle on the side sign? I'm familiar with the red displayed on the front regardless of line, but I'm wondering about the green.
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby GirlOnTheTrain » Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:57 pm

Diamond = express
Circle = Local
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby ExCon90 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:45 pm

Yes, but my question was why green in this instance instead of red?
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Re: 7 Line R188 New Side Sign LEDs

Postby GirlOnTheTrain » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:13 am

Because that's how they make the signs? The 62s were the same way.

I heard that before they installed these and the 188s came to the 7 with the 142 style side signs people got confused because they were so used to the green circle vs. red diamond thing, but that might just be hearsay.
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