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Vanguard® VX-2428 & VX-2420 Dynamic Message Signs

Sharper edge for active traffic management.

This versatile high-resolution DMS establishes a crystal-clear connection with motorists for lane control applications. A 20mm masked face allows the VX Series to create sharp MUTCD graphics and text. The Vanguard VX Series raises the bar for active traffic management.


Features and Benefits

  • Shows ultra-sharp full-color MUTCD graphics with 20mm pixel spacing
  • Maximizes clarity with an aluminum and polycarbonate masked face
  • Provides diagnostics including real-time pixel and power supply status
  • Withstands harsh environmental conditions with a positive-pressure, forced-air ventilation system
  • Meets industry standards, including: NTCIP 1203 v02, NEMA TS-4, AASHTO, UL, FCC and NEC
  • Built and supported by the world leader in LED signage

Visit the VX-2428 & VX-2420 Model Specifications web page to download spec sheets and shop drawings.

DMS Model Specifications 


Available in two distinct configurations.

VX-2428 Components Diagram


Power supplies are in a ground level display cabinet. Maintenance personnel can safely reach the components at ground level,
saving time and money during preventative maintenance and repairs.

VX-2420 Components Diagram


The power components are housed within the display cabinet. This traditional configuration allows service personnel to reach display modules and components at the same time.

VX Components Key


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Software And Controllers

The feature-rich Vanguard Central Control Software (optional) makes remote operation simple. Together, they provide continuously tested, NTCIP-compliant control to Daktronics DMS. Auxiliary Control Panel (optional) and DMS Equipment Cabinet (optional) are also available.

Learn more about DMS Controllers and Vanguard® v4 Control Software.

Vanguard V4 software screen shots

Daktronics On-Going DMS Support

Support Near You

Certified technical service specialists provide industry-acclaimed local support from nationwide Sales and Services offices

Help Desk

Phone support from experienced help desk professionals.

Daktronics has a large inventory of spare parts ready for quick shipment.

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Extended Service

Tiered extended service levels available to best fit your project requirements.

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