Alpha 790i Incandescent
Introducing the Alpha 790i Outdoor Incandescent Display; the newest design in outdoor message center communications. Reliable, day-after-day performance, quality U.S.A. construction, and cost-effective design now allow unlimited possibilities in outdoor incandescent signage.

Engineering you can depend on
Each Outdoor Incandescent Message Center features a 7 x 90 dot matrix that displays one line of 15 characters, single or double faced, 6.3" characters, and 1.25 watt, low voltage, wedge based lamps for extended life and easy replacement.

Designed for a wide variety of outdoor applications, every Alpha Outdoor Message Center comes with these features and more:

  • Gold plated, corrosion resistant lamp sockets
  • Individual, self-contained power supply
  • Rugged, quick connect electrical hook-up
  • Battery backed time-of-day clock
  • Easy Key with Automode programming
  • Built-in overheating protection
  • Automatic time-of-day dimming for night time messaging

Go with the leader
When you purchase an Alpha Outdoor Incandescent Message Center, you're going with a leader in the industry. AMS offers a decade of design, development, and manufacturing of visual information display systems throughout the world. AMS provides extensive technical support and thorough after sale back-up.

Exclusive Easy key operation with Automode eliminates the need to learn complicated programming procedures. Within seconds, the operator can use the handheld keyboard to create exciting visual messages that cannot be ignored.

Compatible with optional AlphaVision II communications system. A PC/MS-DOS software program provides the capability to control an entire network of Alpha message centers.


  • 15 character, signle line display
  • Battery backed, time-of-day clock
  • Infrared receiver for remote programming
  • Automatic time-of-day dimming
  • Corrosion resistant, gold plated lamp sockets
  • 7200 character memory capacity
  • Serial interface for PC programming
  • Low power consuming, 1.25 watt bulbs
  • Built-in overheating protection
  • Black textured finish metal cabinet

Typical Applications:

  • Financial Institutions
  • Gas Stations
  • Convenience Stores
  • Factories
  • Schools/Universities
  • Auto Dealers
  • Hotels and Motels
  • Car Wahes
  • Parking Garages/Structures

Typical Uses:

  • Drive Thrus
  • Store Fronts
  • Emloyee Entrances
  • Gymnasiums
  • Parking Lots
  • Point-of-Purchase

Standard Features:

  • PC or Handheld IR Keyboard Programming
  • Versatile 7 Dot x 90 Dot Matrix
  • 1.25 Watt Long Life Wedge Based Lamps
  • Gold Plated, Corrosion Resistant Lamp Sockets
  • Easy Front Loading Lamp Replacement
  • Self Contained Power Supply
  • Automatic Night Time Dimming
  • Built-in Overheating Protection
  • Temperature Probe
  • 5 Variable Display Speeds
  • 26 Different Modes
  • Quality U.S.A. Craftsmanship
  • 8k RAM Memory

Ordering Info

  • For prices, please call Alpha-American at (800) 223-4636 or use our Request Form.
  • 7.75% California Sales Tax is added to sales of items delivered in California, unless other arrangements are made.
  • Shipping charges are added to each order.
  • Submit orders by fax, mail, e-mail or telephone.
  • Various terms are available.

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