What’s the best way to get started?
How long can you set out a counter?
10 years or about 20,000,000 axle hits.
Will they work with my tubes?
How much is the downloading/reporting software?
Free. Traffic Viewer Pro is 100 percent free.
Are counts time stamped?
Yes – meaning, you can get accurate speed and classification data as well as volumes.
Well how do I make sure they’re working in the field?
You can plug in the Count Buddy
, which has an LED light-up each time a port gets an axle hit, or you can plug in your laptop and watch the Pico recording axle hits in “live mode”.
Do they work on driveways?
Yes. There are two settings to toggle to help calibrate for driveway conditions. We can send you information about how to do slow speed setups.
Will it work with the standard tube configurations I’m used to?
Yes. Through the downloading process you configure the data to the tube configuration you used. Any one or two tube configuration you’re used to using can be used with the PicoCount 2500.
How much do they weight?
1/2 lb. (or about .2 kg).
What if it breaks?
Do you have video showing how to use the counter?
We certainly do. You can watch it here
I like the way my reports come out in my current software. Can I keep using it to print reports?
Yes. Our Traffic Viewer Pro software can export to .csv or .prn files which can be imported into other traffic data analysis software. It’s a quick 30 second operation. You can download the software here
What do I do if the battery dies?
Then the unit is dead (and should be recycled). We expect the battery to last more than 10 years.
How many Picos fit in a shoebox?
About 20, depending on the size of the shoebox.