Sovereign SOC Chicago Approved

Sovereign LED edgelit exit signs are approved for use in the City of Chicago and set the standard for architectural appeal; always enhancing their surroundings and pleasing even the most discerning eye. Subtle lines and soft curves create a distinctive “floating” edgelit look. Quality construction includes precision die cast aluminum housings with a unique, laser-formed thin acrylic legend.

The Sovereign has been designed with the latest high efficiency LED light sources to provide vivid pronouncement of its exit legend with exceptional uniformity and luminance levels. Unique City of Chicago approved field installable directional arrows or can be factory installed. Engineered for reliability and ease of installation, Sovereign comes in many cost-effective configurations offering superlative quality, performance, and aesthetics.

  • Field applied directional arrows reduce inventory to just single and double face signs
  • Three hour run time is standard
  • Both legend characters and background are illuminated
  • Excellent uniformity: legend 1.4:1, avg. 6cd/m², Background 2.5:1, avg. 31 mcd/m²
  • Last to assemble snap in lens
  • <3 watt power consumption



  • Plenum rated back-box can be pre-shipped for early installation
  • Contoured crystal clear laser formed edgelit lens
  • Lens Panel is “Last-to-Assemble” snap-in for versatility and ease of installation
  • Field applied directional arrow kit includes locating template, arrow adheres to lens to prevent removal
  • Field applied bi-directional arrows reduce inventory to just single or double face
  • Precision pressure die cast aluminum legend holder, trim and surface mount housing
  • Quality brushed aluminum sealed finish is standard, optional White, Black, Brushed Painted Brass finishes available, consult factory for custom finishes
  • Hinged retaining springs eliminate exposed mounting hardware on recessed model
  • Modular design provides ease of installation and matching configurations
  • Low profile recessed housing is siutable for old or new work installations and is Type IC Rated
  • Recessed ceiling back-box features universal adjustable mounting brackets with quick-fit retaining clips to suit mosy ceilings
  • Slimline low profile surface mount housing eliminates need for recessing box in wall mount applications

  • Diagnostic Battery Monitoring on all “EM” models
  • Maintenance free LED Light source with 25+ years life expectancy
  • Red letters are 6” high with 3/4” stroke, power consumption is < 3 Watts for all models
  • Battery Diagnostic Circuit monitors battery status, detects cell failure and issues alert of reduced capacity and the need to replace battery
  • Unique electronic driver circuit provides current control and protection ensuring optimum LED efficiency and life
  • Universal 120/277 VAC field selectable input. All versions feature fully integral electronic components
  • Premium long life high temperature rated, fused Nickel Cadmium battery, operating temperature 10º to 40ºC
  • Recessed AC Indicator Test Switch
  • Brownout sensing assures emergency illumination during periods of low line voltage
  • Self-compensating solid state Constant Current Charger provides extended float life and rapid recharge
  • Zero current LVCO ensures positive charge acceptance following extended discharge

  • Refractive light guide engineered to optimize LED utilization and illumination uniformity
  • Both the legend and characters are illuminated with excellant legend uniformity 1-4:1 background, 2.5:1 Avg. 31cd/m², avg. 6cd/m²
  • Available with a range of information signage or custom graphics to order

  • City of Chicago approved with field-installable universal arrows
  • UL Listed 3 hour emergency duration standard
  • City of Chicago approved, UL 924 Listed by Underwriters Laboratories and meets or exceeds all performance standards as required by NFPA 101, NFPA 70-NEC and OSHA

  • 5 year limited warranty