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Like everywhere else if you're very fortunate to be busy during this shut down, some business's are still willing to upgrade their branding in these slow depressing times

 

We removed some outdated retail signage and upgraded them to their current look.

 

I know, this is normally just an average channel letter sign....*Yawn*......but what's unique is the lighting system that powers it at night.

 

The Illumination?

 

BrightON II 24v constant current NOT constant voltage ....LEDs instead of the industry typical 12v LEDs for half the amperage across the wire and components which translates to less heat, resistance, and in return a MUCH better system for dependability.  Not even to mention just how much light for very little power you get from the super high efficient BrightON II Chips with the added 175˙ high efficiency optics.  Another advantage of 24V is the typical single channel power supplies are 96W, which means you can et LOTS of LED modules on a single power supply (less parts, less problems) which leads me to the next part...

 

The system doesn't stop at the LEDs, it continues with France Lighting Solutions "True Power" LED Power Supplies.  The Electric Sign industries unique and sole 100% load Power Supplies, no not 85%, not 80%.....100%.  5 year Labor / 5 Year Parts.   If you've been in this industry long enough I don't even need to mention what "France" products mean....it mean Longevity & Dependability...just the BrightON II LEDs

 

 

 

Front and Rear illuminated channel letters.  France Westrim Pattern Paper 

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15" thick Tilt-Up Wall with plenty of rebar, WOOOHOOO!!

 

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France Lighting Solutions Power Supplies of course.  The Atlas series with diagnostic LED lamp

 

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The Finished Day Look

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The Night Finished Look.

 

For typical 5" deep return channel letters with front illumination light output measured right on the face for decent or as most LED MFG's like to say..."usable light"... if you have a light meter on hand ....."usable light" is right around 150 - 165 Foot Candles....that's just your typical even lighting number.  

 

The BrightON II at full stretch already exceeds that and with fewer modules compared to competitors using higher powered LED modules.  This set right here gave us an average of 213 Foot Candles right on the face despite the light loss coming out of the rear.  Brighton LEDs are "Competitive Light"...NOT "Usable Light"

 

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In the end?  

 

The client letting me know that they are VERY happy and that the sign looks AWESOME.

 

These are the types of signs you flash to potential clients....Bright, Dependable, & Happy Reviews by Happy Customers.  If this sign was in a shopping center the light output alone would stand out, and far above other competing signs.

 

 

 

The Recipe:

 

Autohaus Plexiglas MG

3M Translucent Films 

BrightON II 24v LEDs

France Lighting Solutions LED Power Supplies

Westrim Burroughs Pattern Paper

Plasco Trim Cap

Paige Wall Busters

3/16" Polycarbonate Plaskolite

 

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