NYC Approved Edge Lit Red LED Exit Sign | Recessed Mount | Adjustable Angle | Ceiling and Wall Mount


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NYC Approved Edge Lit Red LED Exit Sign | Recessed Mount | Adjustable Angle | Ceiling and Wall Mount

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Lead Time: AC Only: 2-3 Day


New York City approved exit sign designed specifically for Recessed Ceiling Installation. The edge lit panel is high grade acrylic with customizable directional chevrons. Removable front cover makes installation and maintenance headache-free!

Available in Surface Mount (NYCELRT-R)

Compatible Battery: B3A-48

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.


  • New York City Approved
  • UL 924, NEC, OSHA and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • Listed for damp location
  • Recess Mount Application
  • 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
  • NON CEC Compliant

Previous Product Codes: NYCELRTR-R


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight10.00 lb

What's included?

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


The NYCELRT-R-RM series housing is constructed of die-cast aluminum housing with an etched, clear acrylic panel. Double sided panel comes as mirrored configuration. Lettering is NYC approved 8" high with 1" stroke.


The NYCELRT-R-RM series provides a long life LED illumination. The unit is constructed with a red 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 4 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 NYCELRT-R-RM series is designed with a 4.8V 300mAh maintenance-free NiCad battery. The battery is protected by a low voltage cut-off circuit.

Operational Temperature

The operating temperature range for the battery is 50°F to 104°F

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 NYCELRT-R-RM allows unit to be ceiling recessed for drop ceiling, new construction, and wall application only. Includes field installable directional arrow indicators. All hardware is included.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained


NYC Approved Edge Lit Red LED Exit Sign | Recessed Mount | Adjustable Angle | Ceiling and Wall Mount Dimensions

Customer Questions & Answers
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Q john loza • 09/09/2021, 12:32:01 PM I am looking for a bottom edge lit sign. Do you have such a product or can I just place the housing on the bottom of the placard?
A Exit Light Co. The NYCELRT-R-RM exit sign is designed to be installed one direction. We currently do not offer a reversible housing option.
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