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

Base Code: NYCELSM-R

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

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New York City code approved. Premium grade extruded aluminum housing and UV stabilized 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. Note: AC Only Units are usually installed in a facility with a generator. Units do not have battery backup power.

Compatible Battery:  2.4V 700mAh NiCad

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
  • New York City Approved
  • 3 watts (AC only units) and 5 watts (battery backup units) operation
  • Universal arrow mounts
  • AC On indicator light and push-to-test switch (battery backup models)
  • 120/277V operation
  • Please allow 3-5 days for black or white finishes - Call for rush orders

Previous Product Codes: NYCELSM, NYCELSM-R


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight10.00 lb

What's included?

  • Red 8" Letters LED Exit Sign
  • Clear Single Sided "EXIT" Faceplate (with optional adhesive arrows)
  • Mirrored Double Sided "EXIT" faceplate (extra cost)
  • Mounting Canopy, Installation Instructions & Hardware
  • SLA Battery - Must connect the battery after installation


The NYCELSM-R Edge Lit Exit Sign series signage panels are constructed of high polish injection molded virgin acrylic. Mylar divider standard on double sided units. Standard housing finish is aluminum. Also available with white or black housing finish.

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-R Exit Sign 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. 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-R is suitable for top, lateral, or flush installation via included mounting bracket. Includes field installable directional arrow indicators. All hardware is included.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

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Q joe D • 01/14/2021, 3:55:04 PM What is the "rated view distance" of this exit sign?
A Exit Light Co. This unit has a UL 924 rating meaning it has a minimum view distance of 100 feet.
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