X Series Meters

By: Mac Kay Meters  09-12-2011

MacKay Guardian™ X Series Mechanisms

The parking meter mechanisms manufactured by MacKay are not only some of the most technologically advanced in the world, but they also have a proven track record of dependable performance. MacKay was the first parking meter manufacturer to produce a fully electronic parking meter, some of which are still deployed in areas with the most extreme climates worldwide.

MacKay has more than 600,000 fully electronic parking meter mechanisms in service worldwide.  

  • The MacKay Guardian™ mechanism is the parking industry’s most respected and foremost choice for single space parking meter solutions.
  • The MacKay Guardian™ X Series is MacKay’s next generation of electronic mechanisms. With three models to choose from, the X, XL, and XLE utilize the proven MacKay Guardian™ pedigree of being tough, reliable and accurate.
  • The MacKay Guardian™ X Series has been designed to meet the challenges, and demanding requirements of our customer’s diverse single space parking needs.
  • Designed for flexible enforcement, programming, battery use and ease of maintenance.
  • Count Down Timer Accuracy and Real Time Clock Accuracy certified by an independent laboratory.
  • MacKay Meters backs its entire MacKay Guardian™ product line with a solid warranty based on the confidence, quality and lineage of its products.
  • Manufactured under stringent ISO 9001:2000 certified quality processes.

  • MacKay’s patented SmartChute™ coin validation technology
  • Automatically scheduled profile/rate changes
  • Large easy to see, rear violation LCD

  • MacKay’s patented SmartChute™ coin validation technology
  • Automatically scheduled profile/rate changes
  • Large easy to see, rear violation LCD
  • LED backlight for nighttime use.
  • MacKay’s patented SmartChute™ coin validation technology
  • MacKay’s patented SmartPower™ technology
  • Exceptional battery life performance
  • Automatically scheduled profile/rate changes
  • LED backlight for nighttime use.
  • Large easy to see, rear violation LCD


Other products and services from Mac Kay Meters

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Pay and Display

This means that multiple meters and lots can be effectively and efficiently monitored remotely from a central location where all alerts, transactions and information related to the Multi can be maintained. Pay and Display: In this mode, a customer purchases parking time and receives a printed ticket indicating the ticket expiry time, which is then placed and displayed on the paying customer’s car dashboard.


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MacKay Guardian Multi Elite

The confirm button flashes green and doubles as a start up button on solar powered Elites that are in "sleep mode" to conserve power. The colour display allows for graphic icons and images to be added, providing a means to personalize the pay stations. Accepted payment types include coins, bills, credit cards, non-pin debit cards and smart cards. The pay station currently can be set to Pay & Display mode or Pay by Space mode.


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Multi Space

When deciding whether to install single space meters or multi-space pay stations, it is important to consider the Pros and Cons of each solution. The MacKay Guardian™ Multi is our highly versatile and extremely reliable pay station. The MacKay Guardian™ Multi Elite is our newest pay station. Higher capital costs than single-space meters.


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MKH Series Housings

From our top-of-the-line MKH 4500, constructed completely of ductile iron, to the more affordable iron-zinc MKH 4000, MacKay has the products and experience to find the right housings to fit your needs. The MKH 4500 is our top-of-the-line vandal-resistent single space housing completely constructed of durable ductile iron with special tapered design for increased strength and security.


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Single Space

From our top-of-the-line MKH 4500, constructed completely of Ductile iron, to the more affordable iron-zinc MKH4000, MacKay has the products and experiance to find the right housing product to fit your needs. When deciding whether to install Single Space meters or Multi Space pay stations, it is important to consider the Pros and Cons of each solution.