Red LED Chicago Approved Exit Sign | UL 924

Base Code: CHEX-R

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Red LED Chicago Approved Exit Sign | UL 924

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City of Chicago approved exit sign with steel housing and glass face. Now standard with energy saving LED illumination instead of incandescent lamps.
This product has been tested to meet all required U.S. standards by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL), the most widely recognized U.S. nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL).

UL Listed
This item has been tested and meets safety standards imposed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

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This product uses energy efficient and long lasting LED's.

Chicago City Approved

City of Chicago Approved
This product is approved for Chicago City.


  • UL 924, NEC, OSHA and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • City of Chicago approved
  • Universal 100-300VAC 50Hz Operation
  • Now uses LEDs for improved energy efficiency
  • Open-face glass panel, silk-screen letters
  • 20 gauge steel housing with white powder coat finish
  • Universal mounting canopy included for side, top and flush mounting (add 2" for canopy)
  • NON CEC Compliant 

Previous Product Codes: CHEX


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight10.00 lb

What's included?

  • RED LED Exit Sign
  • One "EXIT" Faceplate ("STAIRS" faceplate extra cost)
  • One Blank Faceplate
  • Faceplate with arrow (extra cost)
  • Mounting Canopy, Installation Instructions & Hardware
  • NiCad Battery - Must connect the battery after installation


The CHEX series is contructed from durable 20-gauge steel. Unique design allows double face conversion on field.

Emergency Operation

Upon failure of the normal utility power, an internal solidstate transfer switch automatically provides uninterrupted emergency operation for at least 90 minutes. The fully automatic solid-state, two-rate charger initiates battery charging to recharge a discharged battery in 24 hours.

Battery - Battery Backup

The CHEX series is designed with a maintenance-free battery that provides a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. Recharge time of the battery is 24 hours.

Electrical Components

Universal input 100-300 VAC 50HZ operation. LED display indicates AC/ON. An external push button test switch with battery backup units allows maintenance personnel to quickly determine the operational status of the unit.


The CHEX is suitable for ceiling and end mount via steel mounting canopy.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

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Red LED Chicago Approved Exit Sign | UL 924 Dimensions

Customer Questions & Answers
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Q Brighid Payne • 07/30/2020, 4:46:21 PM can these exit lights work for outdoor spaces as well as indoor?
A Exit Light Co. These units are rated for indoor use. They are not rated for outdoor use.
Q Peter • 08/29/2020, 10:23:06 AM Is there a warranty on the battery?
A Exit Light Co. There is no warranty on the batteries.
Q Dawson McKay • 08/31/2020, 4:43:50 AM Are the actual LEDs red, or just the letters?
A Exit Light Co. The internal LED's are Red.
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