Edge Lit Red LED Exit Sign | Surface Mount | Adjustable Angle

Base Code: ELRT-R

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Edge Lit Red LED Exit Sign | Surface Mount | Adjustable Angle

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AC Only/Self Testing: 2-3 Day


The ultimate exit sign in design and versatility.  This Red LED Edge Lit Exit Sign will solve almost any mounting configuration problem.  This one style allows for ceiling, side, and wall mount installation.  The edge lit panel is constructed of high grade acrylic with customizable directional arrows to point towards exit direction.  The removable front cover makes installation and maintenance headache-free!

Available in Recessed Mount (ELRT-R-RM)

Compatible Battery: B3A-48

Input Wattage: Battery Backup - 3W / Self-Testing - 4W / AC Only (No Battery) - 2.4W

How To: Replace battery and faceplates

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
  • Listed for damp location
  • Most versatile edge lit exit sign on the market
  • Wall, sloped, high, or standard ceiling and recessed mount available
  • Aluminum housing with high grade acrylic face
  • Field Installable Arrows for Left, Right or Both directions.
  • Long life LED illumination
  • Test switch and charge rate indicator on battery backup models
  • Dual 120/277 volt operation
  • CEC Compliant 

Previous Product Codes: ELRTR, ELRT-R-A-BB-SC


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight5.00 lb

What's included?

  • RED LED Exit Sign
  • Clear Single Sided "EXIT" Faceplate (with optional adhesive arrows)
  • Mirrored Double Sided "EXIT" faceplate (extra cost)
  • Mounting Canopy, Installation Instructions & Hardware
  • NiCad Battery - Must connect the battery after installation


The ELRT Edge Lit Exit Sign housing is constructed of die-cast aluminum housing with an etched, clear acrylic panel. Double sided panel comes as mirrored configuration. Lettering is 6” high with 3/4” stroke. Aluminum housing is standard, black and white housing available.


The ELRT Exit Sign series provides a long life LED illumination. The unit is constructed with a red or green high output LED board.  Energy consumption is rated at less than 3 watts for the AC only model units. Battery backup units energy consumption is rated at less than 5 watts.

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 ELRT series is designed with a 4.8 Volt maintenance-free NiCad battery. The battery is protected by a low voltage cut-off circuit. The operating temperature range for the battery is 32°F (0°C) to 104°F (40°C).

Self-Testing Option

This unit continuously self checks for proper operation. The multi-color LED indicator light will indicate the status after testing and adjust when corrected. The unit will self test in emergency mode for up to the full 90 minute duration to ensure proper operation during an actual power failure.

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 brown out, overload and short circuit protection.


The ELRT is suitable for wall, sloped, high or standard ceiling mounting. Recessed mounting option allows unit to be ceiling recessed for drop ceiling or new construction application only. Includes field installable directional arrow indicators. All hardware is included.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

PDF Download   View Installation Instructions


Edge Lit Red LED Exit Sign | Surface Mount | Adjustable Angle Dimensions

Customer Questions & Answers
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Q Paul Gotsch • 03/14/2019, 10:00:08 AM Do you have an LED version light that says No Exit?
A Exit Light Co. Hello! We do not sell a standard No Exit sign. However, we offer custom signs. Four our custom edge lit signs please search ELCEL-CU on our search bar.
Q Casey Bishop • 05/29/2019, 4:18:37 PM My church has this clear exit light and the cover where the battery is came off and is now missing. Is there anyway to just get this cover?
A Exit Light Co. Spare parts are not available for this unit.
Q Quincy Hardee • 06/27/2019, 9:28:20 PM Can this be used as battery only? Unable to connect to AC power. Leaser will not allow for holes to be drilled in walls or ceiling.
A Exit Light Co. This unit has to be hardwired. We do not carry any units that run on just a battery.
Q Allison • 07/22/2019, 1:20:14 PM Is there a bugeye option that can attach to this sign?
A Exit Light Co. These units do not have an emergency light option. They are a stand alone exit sign.
Q Dustin • 09/24/2019, 12:49:54 PM Is there a pendant 12" rod available for this model? If not, which models do you have that does?
A Exit Light Co. We do not offer pendant mounts for any of our Lit exit signs.
Q kevin mai • 10/14/2019, 10:42:52 AM When ordering the Double Sided option. The background of the sign will be white right? Does both side of the sign reads "EXIT" ? or one side reads the back of the "EXIT"?
A Exit Light Co. Thank you for your interest in our products. The double sided faceplate for the ELRT-R is mirrored rather than white. The word "EXIT" appears on both sides of the faceplate.
Q MARY DENSON • 11/26/2019, 5:22:47 PM Does this exit sign meet Chicago's code for exit signs?
A Exit Light Co. This unit is not City of Chicago approved. Please search Chicago" in our search bar for all of our Chicago approved fixtures.
Q John white • 06/16/2021, 8:47:48 PM Can these be used outside in the sun? will the letters fade? Turn the lettering be replaced?
A Exit Light Co. Hello, these signs are not made for outdoor use. I have attached a link to our wetlisted signs. https://www.exitlightco.com/category/Wet-Location-Exit-Signs.html
Q Steve Maklari • 06/23/2021, 6:52:59 AM At a single face exit sign the back side can you see the letter of EXIT backwards? Thank you Steve
A Exit Light Co. Hello, This is correct, a single faced clear sign will show the words EXIT on the back of the sign backwards. We also offer double sided mirror panels where you can read EXIT correctly on both sides or single sided mirror panels where EXIT is on one side and blank on the other side.
Q Travis • 11/18/2021, 11:58:13 AM What size junction boxes and configurations are recommended for installation?
A Exit Light Co. Our unit will fit the standard 4x4 junction box. Included in the hardware is a universal crossbar to connect to the junction box.
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