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Channel Letters

Front VS Front/Back Lit Channel Letters

Front lit are the most common and an excellent choice for a striking and eye-catching signage type. As the name implies, these signs emit illumination only from the front (or face) of the letters. They are often used in both outdoor shops and Shopping Malls. Front lit channel letters can be either raceway or flush mounted.

Front/Back Lit, these letters emit illumination both from the letter front (face) and back. Just as with standard reverse channel letters, front/back lit letters have a clear polycarbonate back to prevent animals from nesting inside the letter. 

Open Face Channel Letters

Open Face channel letters are an excellent choice for businesses that need a highly conspicuous night signage presence, such as restaurants, nightclubs and bars. Neon is the illumination source, and the neon is actually exposed (instead of being encased behind colored acrylic.) The face of this letter is typically open, but an optional clear acrylic face is also available. An open face letter return (side) is 3” instead of the usual 5”. This gives the neon illumination full exposure and ensures the sign can be easily read.

LED Channel Letters

LED Channel Letters Channel letters are typically illuminated with either neon or LED (light emitting diode).

Channel Letter Signs

Channel letter signs are a superior signage choice for many applications. Each set of channel letters has an individual structure and separate illumination, resulting in a professional and highly visible signage presentation.  


Channel letters are a type of electrical signage. The fundamental difference between channel letters and other signage types is that channel letters are dimensional.  Each letter is individually formed, and has its own separate enclosure. Channel letters get their name from the internal “channel” contained by each letter. The internal channel is also where the letter illumination is housed.

Reverse Channel Letters

Reverse Channel Letter signs provide a distinctive and memorable approach to your client’s signage program. Reverse channel letters are often specified by signage clients who value a prestigious image. These letters are also called "halo lit" or "backlit" letters.

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