M5 Parking Meter
IPS single-space meters provide customers and their patrons with a simple and
consistent parking user experience which is more cost-effective, customerfriendly, and more reliable than alternatives. The patented IPS solution uniquely
provides a credit card enabled single-space meter mechanism that retrofits into
your current on-street parking meter housing. IPS smart meters offer multiple
payment options (credit/debit card, contactless payment, coins, smart card, and
tokens), access to real-time data, solar power technology, and a comprehensive
web-based management system.
Physical Features
• Universal single-space meter mechanism retrofits almost all
single-space meter housings, including Duncan, MacKay, and POM
• Easy retrofit installation takes less than 15 seconds and requires
zero modification to existing housing
• Mechanism is protected by zinc alloy meter dome and UV
resistant, anti-fog Lexan cover
• Keypad has four easy-to-read mechanical buttons for intuitive
payment navigation—rated at more than 250,000 cycles
• Tri-colored LED lights on front and back of meter alert
enforcement officers of meter status: paid (green), unpaid (red),
and meter fault (yellow)
• Vandal resistant coin slot/chute allows for worry-free operation
and quick servicing
• Environmentally-friendly solar panel and combination
rechargeable/back-up battery pack maximize ongoing power
• Proven ability to operate under varying environmental conditions
such as snow, sleet, rain, humidity, dust storms, extreme cold, and
extreme heat
• RFID technology automatically identifies the meter location and
downloads the correct operating parameters when meters are
Model 132
Model 147
Model 795
Payment Options
• Meters accept payment with credit/debit card, coins, tokens, and smart card at the
meter terminal
• Optional features include contactless payment and NFC applications such as Google
Wallet™ and Apple Pay
• Meters integrate with pay-by-cell applications for additional customer convenience
• PA-DSS and Level 1 PCI-DSS certification ensures secure credit card transactions for
• Meters communicate wirelessly via the cellular network and are connected to a webbased Data Management System (DMS), eliminating the need for communication
hardware and customer software
• Meters wirelessly notify parking operations staff of any faults, such as a card reader or
coin validator jam, via text message, email, or both
Graphical Display
• Large 160x160 pixel, backlit LCD operates at temperatures of -40˚F to 185˚F
• Display toggles between multiple screens which can display metered time, parking
rates, maximum stay period messages, current time of day (including when meter will
expire), and other alpha-numeric or graphical messages depending on the status of
the meter
• Display can be programmed remotely via web-based DMS
• In the event of a coin jam, meter will continue to allow payment via credit/debit card,
smart card, or pay-by-cell and will display “Cards only, No Coins”. The message is
reversed if there is a card reader jam
Centralized Data Management System
• Ability to integrate with other meter, enforcement, and third-party management
• Comprehensive set of financial and technical reports and administrative tools
• Revenue and payment information available in real-time to validate parking
• Wireless integration of vehicle detection sensors and smart cash collection systems
for additional enforcement features and parking operations analysis
For more information about IPS Group’s dynamic parking solutions, please contact us.
Call for an on-site demo: 877-630-6638
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