Types of VMS
Graphic Design Hire offer two types of VMS sign hire to choose from.
Text Only Display
Display up to four lines of text with eight to ten letters on each line. Longer words need abbreviated or hyphenated.
Up to 5 colours
Use up to five pre-determined colours in your message — red, green, amber, blue and white. Fonts and colours are limited to pre-defined options only.
VMS Boards For Hire
VMS BoardText & 5 Colours
- 2.6 x 1.4m Text Only Screen
- Solar Powered
- 48 x 28 pixel resolution
- Can not do images
- Up to 4 lines of text
- 8-10 letters per line
Power 3eBetter Alternative
- 2.6 x 1.3m Digital Screen
- Mains Powered
- 160 x 80 pixel resolution
- Basic Images
- Up to 8 lines of text
- Artistic texts
Solar Digital LED Signs
Mobile Digital LED Signs
Variable Messaging Signs
Our variable messaging signs (VMS) offer high display performance and superior screen resolution to ensure that your message is dynamic, clear and noticeable.
Trailer mounted and with solar powered options available, our VMS hire boards are easy to install and operate, and will ensure that your message can be placed in the right location to reach the right audience, exactly when you need it.
Variable message sign hire is suitable to use for a range of purposes.
- Government, councils and emergency services.
Communicate important information and key messages to communities such as public health information.
- Commercial and retail
Communicate promotions, specials, opening hours, and varied operating or entry conditions for example.
- Construction and roadworks
Clearly communicate advance notifications of construction, changed road and traffic conditions, and changes to speed limits.
The benefits of VMS
Compared to traditional static signage, our VMS boards hire comes with a range of benefits.
Customise your message as you need with remote programming capabilities.
Trailer mounted and lightweight makes our VMS boards quick and easy to transport.
Our Mobile LED video screens are IP-rated, meaning they are weatherproof and will withstand the harsh outdoor climate whether it be rain, hail or shine.
- Cost efficient
Hiring LED trailer signs is an ideal choice to convey important messages with a limited budget.
- Easy to install
Portable and lightweight, our variable message signs can be easily installed in just a few minutes, keeping assembly time and labour costs down.
Our visual messaging signs are built to meet Australian standards AS4852.2-2009.
Frequently Asked Questions
For how long does the VMS board display?
Our VMS boards are made to last years without losing their clarity, vibrant colours, and brightness. We have a range of power options that can ensure your display is seen upto 24 hours a day.
How much text can a VMS board display?
How much text a VMS can display usually depends on the character size and the clarity of the message. A 2.6 by 1.4-meter board, for instance, will hold around eight to ten letters per line and have about 4 lines of text. The resolutions are 48 by 28 pixels, which is clear enough in all weather conditions.
Are VMS signboard Weatherproof?
Yes, they can withstand all types of weather conditions and adversities. Our VMS boards are made to endure hot sun, heavy rains, and strong winds, so you can continue to reach your customers despite the weather. To know more about which one is right for your needs, contact us today.
How do I change a message on a VMS board?
We have electronic, manual, and computerised VMS boards on our portfolio. Manual boards come with reset buttons that allow you to change the messaging, while electronic ones use a remote control. Computerised VMS boards are fairly easy to use as they are programmed through software installed on a computer.
How many messages can a portable variable message sign show?
Our variable message signs come in different sign sizes, character height and contrast, providing diverse options to pick from depending on your needs and preference. Our VMSs range from single to double line and fully variable signs. That can, at times, include graphic displays.
How much does variable message sign rental cost?
Our rental rates vary depending on the location, size, individual machine specifications and the duration you plan on hiring the VMS. You can choose from using the VMS for short, medium, or long periods. To get more information on the rental rates, you can reach us via our office number or the contact form on our website.
How can I pay for a hire?
There are several modes of payment for our hiring services. The decision boils down to our client’s preference, convenience and the agreement between us. Generally, we accept credit cards, direct deposits, etc.