Industrial Emergency Light | 12 Volt | 50 or 100 Watt

Base Code: EL-HD12

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Industrial Emergency Light | 12 Volt | 50 or 100 Watt


An efficient and secure 12V Heavy Duty Emergency Light. Includes 10-year life maintenance-free backup battery, works on either 120 or 227 VAC. Operates up to 4 additional remote heads (4 hours operation with no additional heads, 2 hours with (2) 9 watts remote heads, 1.5 hours with (4) 9 watts remote heads)

Compatible Battery:  B6V12A

Compatible Remote Head(s): RH-12V, RHR-12V, and RHB-WPL-MV

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 unit contains a battery for backup power. The battery must be connected during installation.


  • UL 924, NEC, OSHA and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • Universal 120/277 VAC (60Hz) input
  • Compact low profile design in neutral finish
  • Includes two adjustable 12V 9 watts 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


Weight25.00 lb

What's included?

  • Heavy Duty 12V 50W 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 Emergency Light comes with 2 fully adjustable 12V lamps.

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 6V 12Ah rechargable sealed lead acid batteries. 50W units are equipped with two 6V batteries and 100W units are equipped with four 6V batteries.

Operational Temperature

Temperature Ratings
Series Temperature
Standard Option 25°C to 40°C / 77°F to 104°F
Expanded Temperature Rating-9°C to 40°C / 15°F to 104°F

Remote Head Capable Option

The remote head capability option allows the EL-HD12 unit to supply power to up to 4 additional single head 12V remote head lamps or 2 double head 12V remote head lamps. 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 via included mounting plate. Unit includes side and top knockouts for conduit feed applications.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

PDF Download   View Installation Instructions


Industrial Emergency Light | 12 Volt | 50 or 100 Watt 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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