Back-lit Metal Channel Letters

Backlit metal channel letters have LEDs in a fabricated 3D metal letter shell, light shines through the back-panel onto the wall, creating a wonderful halo effect. Each letter is independent and can be lit individually, with the excellent 3D effect and amazing halo effect, widely used for business, store, building, storefront, shop, outdoors & indoors.

About Back-lit Metal Channel Letters

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Back-lit Metal Channel Letters
  • Back-lit metal channel letters require a power source so that the LED light source can provide good light. Although solar energy and wind energy are used by more and more users due to their green characteristics, when used as power sources for illuminated signs, these green energy sources need to be matched with energy storage batteries to ensure the stability of the current. Therefore, the stability and cost of this kind of power supply will all be worse than the mains power. Therefore, we recommend using mains power. Whether it is civilian AC or industrial AC, it will be more stable.
  • The vast majority of LEDs are driven by safe 12V DC power. Therefore, if the mains power is used as the power supply, the AC transformer is required to convert the AC power into the 12V DC power required for LED operation. Therefore, it is recommended that before purchasing, you first understand the voltage of the AC power at the place where the backlit metal channel letters will be installed, so that we can provide you with a suitable AC transformer.
  • In order to reduce line loss, we recommend that the length of the wire from the signage to the AC transformer be controlled to 3 meters (about 118 inches), otherwise the LED may not fully emit light due to excessive current loss.
  • The AC transformer will generate heat when working, it is recommended that the AC transformer be placed in a place with good heat dissipation. If the AC transformer cannot dissipate heat smoothly, the service life of the transformer will be seriously affected.
  • The installation of back-lit metal channel letters usually requires drilling holes in the wall, so it is recommended that you confirm with the landlord what restrictions there are on drilling holes before purchasing.
  • Some cities, communities and landlords have certain restrictions on the brightness and color temperature of illuminated signs, so it is recommended that you understand these restrictions before purchasing.


  • Can be letters, numbers and logo.
  • Each individual part is separate.
  • Using fabricated metal 3D letters shell, in stainless steel by default.
  • LEDs are installed in the letters shell as light source.
  • The back-panel of the sign glows, creating a halo effect on the wall.
  • Can be used indoors or outdoors.


Backlit metal channel letters represent a refined and contemporary approach to business signage. These letters are crafted from high-quality metals, such as aluminum or stainless steel, and are designed to stand out from the mounting surface, creating a three-dimensional effect. The defining feature of these signs is the backlighting, typically provided by energy-efficient LED lights, which illuminates from behind the letters. This creates a soft, ambient glow around each character, known as the halo effect, lending a sophisticated and upscale appearance to the signage. The construction of backlit metal channel letters is tailored for durability and visual impact, ensuring that they not only attract attention but also withstand the test of time and weather.

Function and Importance

The display effect of backlit metal channel letters is characterized by their distinctive and elegant illumination. The halo lighting around each letter provides a subtle yet captivating glow, enhancing the sign's visibility and legibility, especially in low-light conditions. This form of lighting adds depth and dimension to the signage, making it more visually appealing and noticeable from a distance. The metal construction adds a sleek, modern look that can be customized in various finishes, including brushed, polished, or painted, to match any business's branding and architectural style.

The functionality of backlit metal channel letters extends beyond their aesthetic appeal. These signs serve as a powerful branding and marketing tool for businesses. They are particularly effective in increasing brand recognition and drawing in potential customers. The illuminated aspect ensures that the business name and logo are prominently displayed at all times, making them ideal for businesses that operate after dark or are located in areas with limited ambient lighting. Additionally, the customizability of these signs allows businesses to accurately convey their brand identity, making them an integral part of any effective branding strategy.

In essence, backlit metal channel letters offer a perfect blend of style, visibility, and durability. They provide businesses with an impactful way to showcase their brand, attract attention, and create a lasting impression on customers and passersby. Whether for a retail storefront, a corporate building, or a hospitality venue, these signs are a testament to a business's commitment to quality and professionalism.


  • Basic Back-lit Metal Channel Letters

    Basic Back-lit Metal Channel Letters

    With the fabricated metal letters shell, usually made of stainless steel, which has a good service life and a strong three-dimensional effect and has a good display effect both indoors and outdoors. Laser cut opal acrylic back-panel be hidden in the metal letters shell, must be installed off the backing wall.

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  • Pro Back-lit Metal Channel Letters

    Pro Back-lit Metal Channel Letters

    With the fabricated metal letters shell, usually made of stainless steel, which has a good service life and a strong three-dimensional effect and has a good display effect both indoors and outdoors. The CNC engraved opal acrylic back-panel is semi-embedded in the metal letters shell, can be installed flush or off the backing wall.

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Visible Distance and Recognition

When you set up fascia signs for your business, building, store, etc., you definitely want the sign to have very good visual distance and recognition, so that your customers can see your store from a long distance. Although navigation is becoming more and more developed, it still cannot replace the visual recognition effect provided by signage.


  • For signage with thin strokes, their visual distance and recognition will be affected.
  • Bigger signs have better viewing distance and recognition.
  • When the environment is relatively dark, the visual distance and recognition of illuminated signs are better than those of non-illuminated signs.

Many factors such as the finish of the sign, the color contrast between the sign and the installation location, the intensity of light at the location of the sign, etc. will affect the viewing distance of the sign. If you need a suggestion, then as a rule of thumb, the viewing distance of a sign is approximately about 120 times the height of the sign. For example, a 1-inch-tall sign can be seen with good recognition from a distance of about 10 feet.


Most of the installation methods of backlit metal channel letters are flush mount, off-wall mount or raceway mount, using stud bolts to install the signs on the wall.

  • Flush Mount: This installation method uses stud bolts and is installed separately on the building facade using the mounting holes. The wires used to power the lighting are fished out of the wire holes and mounted behind the wall so light source maintenance can be easily done from behind. Typically, each individual illuminated sign part has 2-3 stud bolts and 1 wire, so 3-4 holes need to be drilled in the wall for this. Obviously, this installation method will increase the installation workload, but since the wires and stud bolts are buried in the wall, the installed signs will be sleek and sophisticated.
  • Off-wall Mount: The only difference between this installation method and flush mount is that the sign is away from the backing wall, and spacers are used to ensure that each part is at the same distance from the wall.
  • Raceway Mount: In this installation method, the sign is first mounted on a slender metal mounting structure called a “raceway”, usually made of aluminum or stainless steel, and then the raceway and signs are mounted on the wall as a whole. The interior of these mounting structures can be used to house electrical wiring and AC transformers. The advantage of this type of installation method is that it has fewer holes need to be drilled, which can be an important consideration for building owners or landlords, and it also makes it easier to install and renew the signage, while creating an off-wall visual for the sign, so the three-dimensionality will be better. However, due to the existence of the “raceway”, the integrity of the sign and installation wall will be weakened.

To ensure your signage is installed correctly for optimal display and longevity, we recommend hiring professional installers. We will provide a 1:1 layout template to show the hole positions of stud bolts and wires, the installer will drill holes on the wall according to these hole positions. If it is an illuminated sign, the wiring work of the wires needs to be completed. We will provide installation instructions, wiring diagram and necessary installation accessories to help your installers complete the installation correctly and quickly. If you are unable to find the professional installers, please let us know and we will put you in touch with one of our partners to find good installers for you.


Fascia signs are generally installed at a high location and may not be accessible without a lift machine or scaffolding, so routine maintenance is basically difficult. Therefore, it is necessary to purchase high-quality signs and hire professional installers to install them. High-quality signs that are installed correctly can significantly reduce the possibility of sign failure.

In fact, the maintenance of backlit metal channel letters is very simple. Just need to wipe the surface of the sign with a soft cloth moistened with clean fresh water. Never use liquids containing organic cleaning agents to wipe the sign, as such cleaning fluids may cause irreversible damage to the exterior finish of the sign.

Certification and Warranty

Our customized backlit metal channel letter products have CE & UL certification and use the famous MeanWell brand transformer, which can be widely used around the world. You only need to tell us your AC power supply situation, and we will provide you with signs and the AC transformer fits you.

Our signage products have undergone strict quality testing before leaving the factory, and we also provide a 3-year warranty. If your sign is damaged due to non-human factors within 3 years, we will provide you with free replacement parts, and the transformer warranty is provided by MeanWell.

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Custom Backlit Metal Channel Letters

Custom backlit metal channel letters, when used as fascia signs, provide a powerful and sophisticated branding tool for businesses. These signs are crafted from high-quality metals such as aluminum or stainless steel, ensuring durability and a sleek, professional look. The addition of backlighting, typically with energy-efficient LEDs, casts a soft yet impactful glow around each letter. This creates the much-coveted halo effect that significantly boosts the visual appeal of the signage. When mounted on the façade of a business, such as above the entrance or along the storefront, these backlit letters serve not only as a means of identification but also as a compelling branding statement. The illumination ensures that the business name is prominently visible, enhancing brand recognition and making the storefront more noticeable and inviting, especially in low-light conditions or during nighttime hours.

For business owners, custom backlit metal channel letters offer numerous benefits as fascia signs. The bespoke nature of these signs means they can be tailored to match the brand’s specific aesthetic, including font style, size, and color. This customization allows businesses to accurately convey their brand identity, fostering a strong and memorable brand image. The backlit feature of these signs plays a crucial role in attracting attention, drawing in potential customers and setting the business apart from competitors. This is particularly beneficial in high-traffic commercial areas where standing out is key to attracting footfall. Additionally, the durable construction of channel metal letters ensures longevity, making them a cost-effective long-term investment. The low maintenance and energy efficiency of LED lighting further reduce ongoing costs, providing an economical yet high-impact signage solution. In essence, custom backlit metal channel letters are an effective way for business owners to enhance their visibility, attract more customers, and solidify their presence in a competitive marketplace.

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  2. 2: Initial design

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  3. 3: Free quotation

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  5. 5: Deposit payment

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  6. 6: Drawing design

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  7. 7: Begin production

    When we get the confirmation of the detail design file, we will begin the production

  8. 8: Lighting test

    Your signage would be a 24 hours keep lighting test when we finish the production, so that most issue could be fix

  9. 9: Final products

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  10. 10: Balance payment

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  11. 11: Shipping

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  12. 12: After sale

    We provide three years free replacement to non-human damaged signs

Outdoor Backlit Metal Channel Letters

Outdoor backlit metal channel letters, serving as fascia signs, are a dynamic and elegant solution for businesses looking to enhance their storefronts and overall exterior appearance. Constructed from durable metals like aluminum or stainless steel, these signs offer resilience against various weather conditions, making them ideal for outdoor use. The defining feature of these signs is the backlighting, typically provided by LEDs, which illuminates the letters from behind, creating a striking halo effect. This backlighting not only ensures that the signage stands out both day and night but also adds a level of sophistication and modernity to the business’s facade. When strategically placed, such as over the entrance or along the length of the storefront, these backlit letters can transform an ordinary exterior into an eye-catching and professional-looking frontage that effectively communicates the brand’s identity and values.

For business owners, incorporating outdoor backlit metal channel letters into their signage strategy provides substantial benefits. The visibility these signs offer is unparalleled, especially during evening hours or in poorly lit areas, ensuring the business name is noticeable and legible from a distance. This increased visibility is crucial in attracting potential customers and can lead to higher foot traffic and, consequently, improved business performance. The customization potential of these signs is another significant advantage. Business owners can select specific fonts, sizes, and colors that align with their brand image, allowing for a cohesive and impactful branding experience. Additionally, the use of energy-efficient LED lighting makes these signs a cost-effective option, with lower energy consumption and maintenance costs compared to traditional lighting methods. In a competitive business landscape, outdoor backlit metal channel letters offer a blend of functionality, durability, and aesthetic appeal, making them an essential tool for businesses aiming to stand out and leave a lasting impression on customers.

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  • Lead Time

    Depending on the type and quantity of ordered signage products, we generally need about 15 business days to complete the signs production.

  • Accessories

    Provided with 1:1 layout template, stud bolts, nuts, installation diagram and other installation accessories per the needs of the customers.

  • Warranty

    Provided free three years non-human damage limited warranty, and also provides 5 years limited warranty policy with enrollment fees.

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