Wet Location Exterior Red LED Exit Sign

Base Code: WLT-R

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Wet Location Exterior Red LED Exit Sign

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A must for your outdoor exit signage needs, the engineering grade silicone gasketed enclosure and internal battery heater(Cold Weather Rated Units) provide an excellent solution. This exterior weatherproof ultra bright Exit Sign is a compact unit that provides the affordability you've been looking for in a high-end package. Long life LEDs and NiCad battery make this unit energy efficient and maintenance free!  Suitable for top, side, and wall mount installations. Standard unit is capable of operating in temperatures 50 °F to 104 °F.

Compatible Battery:  3.6V 500mAh

Compatible Remote Head(s): RHP-L-3V, RHB-L-MV, RHB-WPL-MV
To use with remote heads, please change the Operation Type above to Battery Backup + Remote Head Capable to ensure compatibility. Code at time of checkout must read: WLT-R-RH.

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 and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • Listed for wet location
  • Ultra bright LEDs
  • Suitable for top, side, and wall mount installations
  • Push-to-test switch
  • 120 or 277 VAC operation
  • Extremely low operating costs
  • Removable directional indicators
  • 5VA Flame retardant, UV stabilized polycarbonate enclosure
  • Maintenance free NiCad battery

Previous Product Codes: WLT-R


Dimensions (May Vary by Model)
Weight10.00 lb

What's included?

  • RED LED Exit Sign
  • One "EXIT" Faceplate (with optional knockout arrows)
  • Additional matching faceplate (extra cost)
  • One Blank Faceplate
  • Mounting Canopy, Installation Instructions & Hardware
  • NiCad Battery - Must connect the battery after installation


The WLT-R is constructed of 5VA flame retardant, UV stabilized polycarbonate housing. High impact, UV stabilized polycarbonate lens included, some discoloration may occur over time if installed in direct sunlight. Fully gasketed with engineering grade silicone. White housing is standard.


The WLT-R series uses ultra bright, energy efficient red LEDs.

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 WLT-R series is designed with a maintenance-free NiCad battery that provides a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. Recharge time of the battery is 24 hours. The battery is protected by a low voltage cut-off circuit.

Operational Temperature

Temperature Ratings
Series Temperature
Standard Option 0° to 40 °C / 32 °F to 104 °F
Expanded Temperature Rated -20° to 50 °C / -4 °F to 122 °F

Self-Testing Option

Unit continuously monitors the AC power, battery supply voltage, emergency lamp condition and charging circuit. If failure is detected, the indicator will show status and correct when adjusted. Unit will automatically perform NFPA required monthly and annual testing. Refer to user manual for details.

Remote Head Capable Option

The remote head capability option allows the WLT unit to supply power to up to two additional LED remote heads. The remote heads would then operate on the same emergency mode as the standard units (see Emergency Operation Section).

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.


The WLT-R is suitable for side mount and top mount with the included mounting canopy. Universal knockout pattern can be found on the blank faceplate for wall mount installations. Snap together design allows for quick and easy installation. Knock-outs provided for conduit feed applications. Knock-out chevrons for customized egress signage.

Mounting Configurations   Mounting Configurations Explained

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Customer Questions & Answers
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Q Eddie Lones • 01/02/2019, 10:55:01 AM Does this unit have an IP65 rating for being dust-tite?
A Exit Light Co. This unit is not IP65 rated. However, it is UL Wet Location rated.
Q Archie pacheco • 01/18/2019, 7:23:11 AM Will it work with existing smergency lights
A Exit Light Co. The WLT-R is a stand alone unit. It is not remote capable and will not power additional units.
Q James M Brewington • 05/16/2019, 10:19:38 AM Can I order just the "EXIT" faceplate?
A Exit Light Co. Spare parts are not available for this unit.
Q David • 07/05/2019, 1:34:05 PM Can I install the back box with conduit knock-out facing down?
A Exit Light Co. This unit can be top or side mounted directly onto a junction box using the mounting canopy (included) or flush mounted through the back plate.
Q Limndsay • 08/31/2019, 5:33:32 PM do you have exit light in green?
A Exit Light Co. Yes our WLT-G is the same unit however with Green Lettering.
Q Chris • 09/04/2019, 9:02:09 AM Are these NYC approved?
A Exit Light Co. This unit is not NYC approved. Please search "New York" in our search bar for our selection of NYC approved fixtures.
Q HOWARDC • 09/19/2019, 4:20:25 PM HOW MANY WATTS IS THIS
A Exit Light Co. This unit draws less than 5 watts.
Q Johnson Controls • 06/11/2020, 5:38:02 AM what about the product origin for wet type exit lighting?
A Exit Light Co. These units are manufactured in China.
Q Jose Campos • 05/21/2021, 4:47:27 PM How well does this unit hold up to high winds?
A Exit Light Co. This unit is wet location rated and suitable for outdoors however, it was not made to handle severe conditions. Please visit our NEMA rated products if you are needing a Harsh Environment unit.
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