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Exit Sign | SM Series NYC Approved Recessed Edge Lit Red [NYCELR-R]

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. Note: AC Only Units are usually installed in a facility with a generator. Units do not have battery backup power.

165.00 165.0 USD 165.00


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  • Input Voltage

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UL Listed

This item has been tested and meets safety standards imposed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

LED Lighting

This unit uses energy efficient and long lasting LED's.

Battery Included

This unit contains a battery for backup power. The battery must be connected during installation.


  • UL 924, NEC, OSHA and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • New York City Approved
  • Title 20 CEC Compliant
  • 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


Width 18"
Height 12.87"
Depth 4.5"
Weight 12.00 lb


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


The NYCELSM-R-RM Edge Lit Exit Sign series is constructed from premium-grade, extruded aluminum housing. The trim assembly is easily detachable from below, providing accessibility for service or maintenance. Standard housing finish is aluminum. Also available with white or black housing finish.


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.


The NYCELSM-R-RM Exit Sign is designed with a 4.8V NiCad maintenance-free battery that provides a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. Recharge time of the battery is 24 hours.


Temperature Ratings
Standard Option0°C to 50°C / 32°F to 122°F


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.


Dual voltage input 120/277 VAC operation. Special voltage 208/220/240V 50/60Hz also 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-R-RM is compatible with drywall or drop ceiling mount installation. Bar hangers included (Adjustable). Includes field installable directional arrow indicators. All hardware is included.

Mounting Configurations Explained