NYC 8" Red LED Edge Lit Exit Sign | Surface or Recessed Mount

Base Code: NYCELSM-R

NYC 8" Red LED Edge Lit Exit Sign | Surface or Recessed Mount


New York City code approved. Premium grade extruded aluminum housing and UV stabilized ultra-clear acrylic paneling results in an elegant architecturally pleasing exit sign. Universal mounting kit allows top, lateral, or flush installation. Field installable press-on directional arrows allow for placement in all applications.

Compatible Battery: BAA-48R - Battery AA NiCad 4.8V 700mAh (3 Per Pack)

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 unit uses energy effecient and long lasting LED's.

New York City Approved

New York City Approved
This product is approved for New York City.


  • UL 924 Listed for Damp Locations
  • 3 watts (AC only units) and 5 watts (battery backup units) operation
  • 120/277V operation
  • Universal arrow mounts
  • AC on indicator light and push-to-test switch
  • Sealed lead battery (battery backup units)
  • Please allow 3-5 days for black or white finishes - Call for rush orders


Weight10.00 lb

Whats 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 NYCELSM series signage panels are constructed of highpolish injection molded virgin acrylic. Mylar divider standard on double sided units. Standard housing finish is aluminum. Also available with white or black housing finish.  NYC Approved 8" Lettering.

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 NYCELSM series is designed with a maintenance-free battery that provides a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. Recharge time of the battery is 24 hours. Operational temperature range is 32°F (0°C) to 122F (50°C).

Electrical Components

Dual voltage input 120/277 VAC operation. 220V/50Hz Special voltage available. LED display indicates AC/ON. An external push button test switch on battery backup units allows maintenance personnel to quickly determine the operational status of the unit. Unit offers surge protected, solid state circuitry. 


The NYCELSM is suitable for top, lateral, or flush installation. 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.



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