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Neon Signs: What happened?

Posted by Frank Murch | Feb 21, 2019 3:06:05 AM

The word “Neon” means different things to people. Now for the nerdy stuff: Neon was discovered in 1898. Neon, along with helium, argon, krypton and xenon, are noble gases. They are the most stable and least reactive elements. In chemistry, an atoms want to take or give an electron is its reactivness. These noble gases are perfectly happy have full valence shells  and have no need to react at all. Neon conducts electricity and lights when current is applied.

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Topics: Neon to LED, restore your old Neon Sign, neon signs, retrofit Neon to LED, Convert Neon to LED

Convert your Channel Letter set from Neon to LED

Posted by Frank Murch | May 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM

LED RETROFIT FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT CHANNEL LETTERS. Having an older channel letter set pricy investment. These Channel Letters are in good shape but are obsolete because of the neon illumination. If the sides and faces looks good it is a good candidate candidate for a retrofit. On the other hand, if there is rust, the faces are bad and it is Neon, you are likely to find a new set will be cheaper. Here is the straight skinny on the advantages:

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Topics: Neon to LED, Neon LED conversion, Neon Sign to LED Sign Conversion, Neon to LED conversion, Convert to LED, Convert Sign to LED

Is my Illuminated Sign Green? LED Conversion.

Posted by Frank Murch | Jan 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Illuminated Signage, that is a channel letter set, a Sign Cabinet or a monument is likely to be florescent lamps or Neon if it is over 10 years old. These lighting methods were the best available at the time, but modern signage is 99% LED lighting. 

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Topics: LED Light Box, Neon to LED, Neon LED conversion, Neon Sign to LED Sign Conversion, Neon to LED conversion, power supplyNeon to LED conversion, Convert to LED, Fluorescent to LED conversion, neon signs, outside signs, Convert Sign to LED

Change your Neon Sign to LED and Save

Posted by Frank Murch | Jan 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Neon to LED, Neon LED conversion, restore your old Neon Sign, Neon Sign to LED Sign Conversion, Neon to LED conversion, neon signs, outdoor signs

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