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Micro IV Beacon
Single Flash Strobe

The MICRO IV strobe family is an enhanced version of the MICROSTROBE featuring a power supply which operates over a wide input voltage range of 12–80VDC or 16–24VAC. The supply has a regulated output so that the lamp brightness and flash remain constant when operated over the rated input voltage range. The power supply is potted in polyurethane for the ultimate in protection from moisture and vibration. The enclosure is all Lexan®, and the plug-in lamp is field replaceable. All units are polarity protected and have built-in filters to protect against radio interference and spike voltages. The MICRO IV is covered by a 10 year warranty. The MICRO IV and its guard are UL component recognized for type E, EE, and ES electric industrial trucks covered by UL standard #583.

Available Colors


  • Built-in RFI filters
  • Wide input voltage range
  • Potted power supply
  • Universal mounting
  • Xenon strobe lamp
  • Available in amber, blue, clear, green, purple, and red
  • 10 year warranty on power supply
  • 1 year warranty on lamp
  • UL recognized (all models)

Micro IV Models

Model Description Voltage
470SSGP–1280 DC strobe, wall plate mount 12 – 80VDC
470S–1280 DC strobe, surface mount 12 – 80VDC
470SMB–1280 DC strobe, magnetic mount and 6’ straight cord 12 – 80VDC
470SMB–1280/CC DC strobe, magnetic mount and coil cord 12 – 80VDC
490S–1280 DC strobe, 1/2” female pipe mount 12 – 80VDC
492S–1280 DC strobe, 3/4” IPS slip mount 12 – 80VDC
495S–1280 DC strobe, 1/2” male thread mount 12 – 80VDC


Item Description
Voltage and Amperage 12-80VDC draws 0.4A average @ 12VDC tapering to 0.05A average @ 80VDC
16-24VAC draws 0.35A average
Power Supply Output 2.7 Watts 2.3 joules per flash
Flash Rate 60 to 80 flashes per minute
Operating Temperature -40 C to 65 C
Size and Weight 5” tall x 3” dia. x 0.6 lbs ( 127mm x 76mm x 0.27kg )

Architect and Engineer Specifications

The strobe light shall be Tomar model number series 470, 480, 490,492, 495 or approved equal. The light source shall be a plug-in field replaceable single-flash xenon strobe tube. The strobe light must have built-in RFI filters to protect against radio interference and spike voltages. It shall be polarity protected, and have a power supply fully potted in polyurethane. Voltage ranges shall be 12-80VDC or 16-24VAC, 120 VAC, and 240VAC. The strobe light shall be UL listed and of NEMA 4X type weatherproof design with screw-on Lexan® lens.