Remote Head Capable Industrial Emergency Light | 12 Volt | 50 or 100 Watt | Optional Lamp Heads

Base Code: EL-HD12

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Remote Head Capable Industrial Emergency Light | 12 Volt | 50 or 100 Watt | Optional Lamp Heads

Lead Time:
50w: 7-10 Days
Non Standard Lamp: 2 Week

Alternative Product: EL-HDLED


An efficient and secure 12V Heavy Duty Emergency Light. Includes 12V 12Ah maintenance-free batteries, works on either 120 or 227 VAC.

The EL-HD12 emergency light can be ordered with 2 lamp heads or no lamp heads. 

Easily extend your lighting requirements by connecting remote heads to the EL-HD12 unit. The unit will act as the main power source and provide power to the remote heads in case of a power outage. 

Compatible Battery:  B6V12A

Compatible Remote Head(s):
LED: RH-NY (Indoor Use), RHB-SWP (Outdoor Use)

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).

Incandescent Lighting

This unit produces Incandescent light.

Battery Included

Battery Included
This product contains a battery for backup power. The battery must be connected during installation.


  • UL 924, NEC, OSHA and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • UL Listed for dry locations
  • Universal 120/277 VAC (60Hz) input
  • Compact low profile design in neutral finish
  • Optional two adjustable lamp heads
  • Environmentally-coated, solid state charger
  • Automatic low voltage disconnect (LVD)
  • Push-to-test switch
  • Charge rate / power-on indicator light

Previous Product Codes: EL-50-HD12


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight25.00 lb

What's included?

  • Heavy Duty Emergency Light
  • Installation Instructions & Hardware
  • 2 or 4 (Depending on Wattage Capacity Option) SLA Batteries - Must connect the batteries after installation (Located inside unit)


The EL-HD12 Heavy Duty Emergency Light has an Injection-molded, engineering-grade, 5VA flame retardant, high-impact thermoplastic construction housing.


The EL-HD12 Industrial Emergency Light can be configured with (2) 7W, 9W, 12W, or 18W adjustable lamps. The unit is also available with no lamps that allows additional remote head lamps to be connected for optimal lighting.

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 EL-HD12 Emergency Light comes with maintenance-free 12V 12Ah rechargable sealed lead acid batteries. 50W units are equipped with (2) 12V batteries and 100W units are equipped with (4) 12V batteries.

Operational Temperature

Temperature Ratings
Series Temperature
Standard Option 77°F to 104°F
Expanded Temperature Rating15°F to 104°F

Remote Head Capable Option

The remote head capability option allows the EL-HD12 unit to supply power to multiple remote heads. The number of remote heads supported will vary depending on wattage model and remote head wattage. The remote heads would then operate on the same emergency mode as the standard units (see Emergency Operation Section).

Electrical Components

Dual voltage input 120/277 VAC operation. LED display indicates AC/ON. An external push button test switch allows maintenance personnel to quickly determine the operational status of the unit. Unit offers surge protected, solid-state circuitry.


The EL-HD12 Industrial Emergency Light is suitable for wall installation. Back cover is designed with universal knockouts for multiple installation configurations. Unit includes side and top knockouts for conduit feed applications.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

PDF Download   View Installation Instructions


Remote Head Capable Industrial Emergency Light | 12 Volt | 50 or 100 Watt | Optional Lamp Heads Dimensions

Customer Questions & Answers
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Q Kevin • 07/17/2019, 5:44:40 PM How many lumens and what is the recommended mounting height and spacing?
A Exit Light Co. The standard 9w heads have an output of 135 lumens each. The maximum mounting height for these units is 8ft. We suggest contacting your local fire marshal, who can determine the distance needed between each fixture.
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