Contemporary LED Emergency Light | White Housing

Base Code: EL-C2

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Contemporary LED Emergency Light | White Housing


Fully adjustable emergency light with energy-saving LED lamps in a slimline, compact & economical package. Long lasting, low maintenance NiCad battery. No heavy, short-lived sealed lead acid batteries! Works on either 120 or 277 VAC.

Compatible Battery:  3.6V 900mAh

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).

LED Lighting

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

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 SafetyCode
  • All LED light! No SLA batteries, uses long lasting NiCads that are very low maintenance
  • Two fully adjustable, glare-free LED lighting heads
  • Injection-molded, high impact, UV-stabilized, UL 94 V-O thermoplastic housing
  • Lightweight with snap-together construction for easy installation
  • Universal mounting plate with quick-connect feature
  • Universal J-box mounting pattern

Previous Product Codes: EL-CW2


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight2.00 lb

What's included?

  • White Compact LED Emergency Light
  • Universal Mounting Plate (Back Side of Unit)
  • NiCad Battery - Must connect the battery after installation


The EL-C2 light is contructed from injection molded, impact- and scratch-resistant and corrosion-proof UL 94 V-0 flame retardant thermoplastic housing. White housing is standard. 


Uses two 1W LED lamp heads. Lamp heads are on trackand-swivel guides. Glare-free lenses provide redundant light source to ensure performance in emergency situations. 

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-C2 emergency light fixture is designed with a maintenance-free 3.6V 900mAh NiCad battery that provides a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. Recharge time of the  battery is 24 hours. Operational temperature range is 50°F (10°C) to 104°F (40°C).

Operational Temperature

Temperature Ratings
Standard Option50°F to 104°F


Total Luminaire Lumens : 150
Input Wattage: .6W
Output Wattage: 1W

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Suggested mounting height of 7.5ft illuminates 1 footcandle (FC) spaced at 13ft for a 3ft path of egress.


Spacing is measured in lab condition with an assumed open space, no obstruction and reflection rates of 80 (ceiling) / 50 (walls) / 20 (floor). Actual spacing may vary depending on what environment the fixture is installed in.

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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-C2 is suitable for wall or ceiling installation via included mounting plate. Snap together design allows for quick and easy installation. 

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

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Customer Questions & Answers
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Q John Price • 03/28/2019, 4:02:03 PM I have this unit but it has two batteries in the unit one for the local heads and one for the remote heads. Do you sell that unit?
A Exit Light Co. This unit is available with Remote Head Capability. This option can be found when clicking on Operation Type.
Q Ampere Electric CORP • 08/03/2020, 9:19:41 AM is this unut NYC approved
A Exit Light Co. This unit is not NYC approved. Please search "NYC" in our search bar for all of our NYC approved fixtures.
Q Robert J Rosencrans • 11/22/2022, 9:09:29 PM Its not very clear on how this affixed to power...Please advise
A Exit Light Co. These units are hardwired into the building's existing electrical system.
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