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Attract More Attention With Illuminated Front Lit Channel Letters

Flat letters are less appealing than front-lit channel letters. The difference is evident because an extended return pushes the face out from a wall or sign base. The depths can be adjusted to achieve the desired effect. The depth of the majority of bespoke front illuminated channel letters is three to five inches.

Front lit channel letters are more than just branding instruments. They increase involvement and awareness, meaning the difference between growth and stagnation for a company. Front lit channel letters can improve your bottom line by increasing walk-in traffic. It’s time to call LITASIGN if you want the best-personalized letters and channel illuminated signs.

Front Lit Channel Letter Sign Experts

LITASIGN’s team of expert front-lit channel letter sign professionals can help you achieve the look and feel of a premium sign that stands out from the crowd and reflects your brand in every letter. Our rates are competitive, and our customization services are extensive. 

We are always focused on your needs with custom letters and channel lit signs, and we will never push designs or solutions that don’t work for you. After all, your channel letter signs should reflect your brand and image.

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Front lit Channel Letters Application Showcases

Crafted for visibility and sophistication, the Front Lit Channel Letters offer a sleek eye-caching solution for showcasing a brand. With precision craftmanship and vibrant illumination, these letters can effortlessly elevate a business presence, making abold statement.


Producing High-quality Front Lit Channel Letters Since 2015

LITASIGN, a front-lit channel letter manufacturing company, has been producing quality signs since 2015. We have served satisfied customers worldwide with efficient management and well-trained workers with no complaints. Since its foundation, LITASIGN has devoted thousands of hours to projects of all stripes and can successfully pull off designs at any level of sophistication.

At LITASIGN, we manufacture high-quality channel letters while offering unparalleled expertise and customer service. We’ve been providing our customers with creative solutions, so there’s virtually no project outside our scope of knowledge. With more than 6 years of experience, LITASIGN has the confidence to say—we can bring your brightest front-lit letter visions to life!

Front Lit Channel Letter Fabrication


Creating Design & Production File

Before starting the production, the customer will validate the design in terms of dimensions, methods, and unique requirements.  And produce an easily recognized file for machines and deliver one copy to each department.


Laser Cutting & CNC Engraving

Acrylic, stainless steel, and other materials are engraved and cut based on the production file provided.



According to the production file specifications, first, fold the piece of the side that contains the slot, and then bend the portion of the side that contains the curvedness.



Accurately weld the side/return to the face of the channel letters while welding their surfaces.



It is important to polish the weld connection that links the face and the return until it is entirely smooth and there are no gaps in the surface.



Completely and uniformly painting the channel letter using the painting reference that the customer has confirmed.



After the letters have been painted, they need to be put into the drying room so that the paint has time to dry and become more durable.


LED Module Assembly

Install the LED module according to the design, choose the proper LED module, and spread them evenly, and make sure the wiring between the letters is even brighter.

Light Up-Testing2

Light Up Testing

After the wiring is complete, we evaluate the letters’ overall quality. Every sign is given our seal of approval before it is released from the factory. After being evaluated and found to be up to standard, the channel letters are now ready for shipment.


Overall Quality Checking

Stage-by-stage processes govern everything from quality to quantity to craftsmanship. Finally, take photos of the completed letters, including all of the screws, transformers, and other little details, and place them on the 1:1 size template for the final inspection.



Front-lit channel letters come in various sizes, giving you options for compact packaging. It will help you save money on shipping and keep your product organized and clean.

Why Choose LITASIGN's Front Lit Channel Letters?

At LITASIGN, we provide the highest quality front-lit channel letters for indoor and outdoor use. Our industry-leading components, warranties, and service give you the peace of mind to make a good investment. We offer hundreds of products that meet your specific needs. Our team can offer recommendations on the best option for your project.


The front-lit channel letters are ideal for bringing a spectacular look to your building. With almost any font style, color, and size, our illuminated letters can be used anywhere you want to add a dramatic flair. In addition, you can customize the front-lit channel letters to your specifications.

Flexible Design

Our front-lit channel letters are made with quality materials—many finish and color options to help you create an eye-catching sign that suits your needs.

High-quality Electrical Components

Front-lit channel letters are perfect for commercial and residential use. UL Listed and CE Certified, these high-quality LED bulbs offer directional lighting in various colors.

Weatherproof and Long-lasting LED Illumination.

These durable, weatherproof front-lit channel letters are built for outdoor use. Feature long-lasting LED illumination to ensure your message gets noticed day or night.


Using our self-contained, high-efficiency LED lights; we can produce our front-lit channel letters with significantly reduced energy usage. Our unique design allows for maximum output while using minimal power.


Our production process is streamlined and efficient, making the front lit channel letters more affordable. They are perfect for small businesses or organizations with limited advertising budgets.

Front-Lit Channel Letters to Consider for Your Front Sign Requirements

Front-lit channel letters are a sign that creates a visual brightness from the front. With various options available, here are some things to consider when making your selection.

Custom LED Front Lit Channel Letter - Outdoor

Keep your business front and center with custom, high-impact lighting for your building. Front-lit channel letters are the most affordable and most popular way to get attention on the street. With our wide selection of materials, fonts, illumination options, and sizes, we have what you need to create a welcoming presence wherever it is required.

Custom LED Front Lit Channel Letter - Indoor

Custom LED Front-Lit Channel Letter - Indoor installations are the most cost-effective way to advertise your business. These signs are ideal for storefronts, driving directions, and employee hours.

Stainless Steel Front Lit Channel Letter

Our stainless steel front-lit channel letter is an easy and affordable way to create a cohesive storefront. Built with high quality durable stainless steel, this channel letter will last.

Trimless Front Lit Channel Letters

Front-lit, trimless channel letters produce a modern, uniform shape with sharp edges without a trim cap. Current trends in channel letter production, particularly in architectural applications, malls, and airports, favor trimless or borderless lighted letter faces with a low profile and brilliant illumination.

Trim Cap Front Lit Channel Letters

Trim cap front-lit channel letters provide a polished and modern look to your business or establishment. The trim cap border around the bottom of each letter gives this sign a finished appearance and provides an ideal surface for attaching it to its channel. When illuminated at night, channel letters draw the eye of passers-by to your establishment.

Customized Epoxy Resin Front Lit LED Channel Letter

The Epoxy Resin Front Lit LED Channel Letter is a customized, high-quality product made from durable materials. It is the perfect way to advertise your company's name and logo in retail stores, museums, casinos, etc.

Vacuumed Formed Acrylic Channel Letters

The Vacuumed Formed Acrylic Channel Letters are manufactured by an exclusive process that provides the most precise, most visible sign lettering available. Lightweight and virtually unbreakable, these channel letters are ideal for use on storefronts and other outside applications.

Aluminum LED Front lit Channel Letter
Aluminum LED Front Lit Channel Letter

Aluminum LED Front-lit Channel Letters are ideal for any business wanting to display its logo or company name. These channel letters include an aluminum frame for durability and an LED lighting system, making them ideal for your retail store, restaurant, or business.

Vinyl Front lit LED Channel Letter

Our Vinyl Front Lit LED Channel Letters are a great way to add an understated elegance to your business front. Each letter features an individually lit front panel, allowing you to create the perfect message or display.

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Irresistible Advantages of Front Lit Channel Letter Signs

Front-lit channel letter signs are advertising signs that direct a specific message to the public. These signs, also known as slant panel letters, reflectorized letters, and illuminated letters, are used worldwide for business and non-business purposes.

When it comes to signs, channel letter signs are a popular option for businesses that want to advertise. If you’ve decided that this is the correct type of sign for you, here are the irresistible advantages of front-lit channel letter signs.

1. Visual Impact

Front-lit channel letter signs are ideal for improving the appearance of any business. They can be used to attract customers and promote awareness about a new product or service. The benefit of such signs is that they cover much space, thereby bringing attention to your company’s name, logo, and other essential details. These signs are designed with LED lights and come in various colors that suit your tastes.

2. Outstanding Design Options

Front-lit channel letters are a common type of signage that can be used to effectively brand a company. They are suitable for any location due to their durability and efficient illumination, and they can also be used on the outside of a building or inside an office atrium. Front-lit channel letters can be used to blend in with the surroundings or stand out as a focal point.

3. Expand a Brand’s Reach

Branding has become increasingly important over the years. Customers today care about more than just low prices. They want to know that they are dealing with a business that provides something different and valuable. Front-lit channel letters allow you to give your storefront a distinctive look that sets you apart from other businesses in your area. This distinctiveness will help you attract more customers.

4. A Budget-friendly Choice

To reach more prospects and attract more customers, companies often spend a great deal of money on branding and marketing efforts. However, people may not have unlimited funds to spend on these things. Suppose you do not want to exhaust your finances on marketing campaigns and want to build your brand without spending a fortune. In that case, front-lit channel letter signs are an excellent option. These signs will help you grow your brand while keeping costs down.

5. Generate More Sales

You have to give customers an apparent reason to come through your doors to increase sales. Front-lit channel letter signs will do just that by giving you a marketing advantage over other businesses.

The Ultimate FAQ Guide for Front-lit Channel Letters


Front-lit channel letters is rising to fame in today’s marketing arena. They have been proven to be popular with customers once they have seen and read them. A good front-lit letter is unique with its fresh design, making it stand out among competitors. The appearance of front-lit letters will add extra flair and appeal to your storefront. Thus providing the first impression allows your company to leave a lasting impact on its new or returning customers.

Here’s everything you need to know about front-lit channel letters in one convenient guide!

Table of Contents

1. What are Front-lit Channel Letters?

Front-lit channel letters are illuminated signage that uses LED lights to illuminate the letters from behind, making them visible from both sides. This can be very effective when you want your sign to be visible from a distance.

2. How Do Front Lit Channel Letters Light Up?

Front-lit channel letters are a sign that uses light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, to create a glow in the lettering. It is considered the best way to illuminate channel letters because it offers consistent brightness and color over time.

3. How Much Do Front Lit Channel Letters Cost?

The cost of the front-lit channel letters depends on the size of the letters, the materials used, the type of lighting, and the complexity of installation. We will give you a custom estimate at no cost. To get started with your quote, contact us today.

4. What are Front Lit Channel Letters Made From?

Front-lit channel letters are made from various materials, including acrylic and polycarbonate. Acrylic is a transparent material, while polycarbonate is clear but not as transparent as acrylic. Both materials can be used to create a front-lit channel letter sign.

The lighting system inside the letter is also crucial in determining which material should be used for the sign. For example, polycarbonate will be your best option if you are looking for an opaque letter that uses LED lights. However, if you want a more transparent look with backlighting or colored LEDs, then acrylic may be the better choice for you.

5. How Long Does it Take to Make a Front Lit Channel Letters?

Lead times vary by project, but in some circumstances. It may be possible to consult with a designer, design, and manufacture front-lit channel letters within two weeks after obtaining a quote. Depending on the consulting period, larger and more complicated signs may require more time.

Compared to the industry, we work swiftly but never skimp on quality. As early as feasible in the project, we’ll give a precise lead time to help set expectations.

It is a pride for LITASIGN to complete projects quickly and on budget.

6. Can I Combine Front Lit Channel Letters With a 3D Logo?

Yes! Many clients want to install channel letters with eye-catching 3D logos that are front-illuminated. You might combine a lightbox-style logo with intricate geometrical and graphic motifs with a front-lit channel letter array.

Figure 1 - Front-Lit Channel Letters with 3D Logo

7. Are Front-lit Channel Letters Energy-Efficient?

LITASIGN’s front-lit channel letters and all types of channel letters use LED lighting. Which is significantly more efficient and cheaper to run when compared to traditional fluorescent, halogen, or incandescent lights. LED lights offer more per watt, so commercial lighting can provide up to 50,000 hours of illumination before failing.

8. What Are the Available Colors of the Front Lit Channel Letters?

Figure 2 - Front-Lit Channel Letter Color Choice

9. What is the Warranty Period of the Front Lit Channel Letters?

The 12-month warranty period for the Front Lit Channel Letters covers all defects in materials or workmanship.

10. What Can a Business Do with Front Lit Channel Letters?

Front-lit channel letters are a great way to advertise your business. Here are just a few of the things that you can do with these illuminated signs:

– Decorate your building

– Promote your business with colorful messages

– Bring attention to your business, especially at night

– Make a statement about your brand

11. What are the Different Mounting Options for Front Lit Channel Letters?

Front-lit channel letters can be mounted in various ways, depending on the structure and aesthetic of your business.

Raceway Mount – Raceway mount is mounting for front-lit channel letters that use a raceway to hold the channel letters in place. The raceway is typically mounted to the facade of a building. The channel letters are mounted to the raceway.

The advantage of this mounting option is that it is usually less expensive than other mounting options because it doesn’t require additional materials or labor costs.

Figure 3 - Front-Lit Channel Letter Raceway Mount

Direct Mount – Direct mount refers to mounting a channel letter directly onto a surface. These letters are usually mounted by using screws that are drilled into the wall or structure they are attached to. Direct-mount channel letters typically use an adhesive backing, which makes them easy to install on most surfaces.

A direct mount option can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications. However, some materials may need to be replaced if exposed to extreme weather conditions.

Figure 4 - Front-Lit Channel Letter Direct Mount

Backer Mount – This mounting option calls for channel letters to be installed through a pre-made opening in the building’s façade or mounted atop the backer board. The electrical hardware and power supply are housed within the channel letter housing or behind the facade or bulkhead wall.

Figure 5 - Front-Lit Channel Letter Backers Mount

12. How Long will the Front Lit Channel Letters will be Delivered?

Our front-lit channel letters will be delivered to your doorstep within 7-10 business days.

13. What are the Different Parts of a Front Lit Channel Letters?

A front-lit channel letter consists of the following four elements:

RETURN – the side of the dimensional letter- is available in a variety of conventional and bespoke colors.

FACE – is constructed of exterior-grade translucent acrylic. The letter’s front may be translucent vinyl with a personalized print, white or colored acrylic, or both. The translucent vinyl may be used to print anything, so the options are unlimited!

TRIM CAP – which joins the letter’s return to its face, is available in various conventional colors and can be painted any color.

LED LIGHTS – are the most common and the most energy efficient.

Figure 6 - Front-Lit Channel Letter Parts

14. What are the Benefits of Front Lit Channel Letters?

  • Lasting Method of Branding – The durability of aluminum signs is an advantage that should prompt favor. These signs are lightweight but sturdy aluminum, which can resist fires and erosion. According to academic findings, aluminum is also the best material for this purpose.
  • Extra Visibility – They are front-illuminated. This point deserves emphasis to define channel letters in terms of benefits. Each letter is inlaid with lighting to provide day and night visibility and attract public attention 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People will notice your brand from afar, even at night.
  • Cost-effectiveness Aluminum is a more sustainable material than steel and is cheaper. You will boost brand visibility with efficient lighting and minimal fillers while saving money.
  • Establishing Authority – Front-lit channel letters can establish instant credibility for brands and companies. Their exquisite craftsmanship makes them look prestigious and irresistible.

15. How Are Front Lit Channel Letters Made?

Lighting fixtures are first put into each letter during production. This is accomplished by employing specialized equipment, such as an automatic router, a water jet, a laser, and other tools; The returns are connected to a base using these devices. They can either be repaired with a stainless wire or fused at the seam.

The next step is to notch and cut the trim cap once each letter has installed its lighting system. You can carry out this manually or using a specialized tool. The sides are covered with a plastic or metal face utilizing a trim.

16. What Are the Most Popular Fonts for Front Lit Channel Letters?

The font known as Helvetica is the most widely used typeface in channel letters. It has more than eighty variations, including North Face, Microsoft, and Caterpillar.

17. How is the Placement of Front Lit Channel Letters Determined?

For successful signage, it is essential to have clear visibility and efficient installation. Signs positioned at eye level are more likely to attract attention than those hung above eye level.

  • The angle of your front-lit sign has a considerable effect on its visibility. Placing the letters directly in front of passing pedestrians ensures that people can read your message.
  • Front Lit channel letters should be visible. Nothing should obstruct the view between the sign and its audience, regardless of whether it’s an outdoor or a lobby sign.

18. How Long Will Front Lit Channel Letter Signs Last?

Front-lit channel letter signs can last many years if properly maintained. Aluminum, acrylic, and other materials composed of these signs are solid and flexible. The casing is also waterproof and rustproof, ensuring that the letters will not look dingy within a few years. It’s essential to keep the acrylic from fading and cracking and perform maintenance on the power supplies every 3-5 years.

19. How Long Does it Takes You to Provide an Estimate for Front Lit Channel Letters?

We will usually be able to provide you with an estimate within two to three business days after we receive your completed quotation request. We will contact you if we have additional questions.

20. How Much Electricity will the Front Lit Channel Letter Consume?

Front-lit channel letters from LITASIGN are lit by LEDs, which consume less energy than incandescent bulbs.

21. I have a Budget for My Project Can You Work With Me?

We promise to do the work to your satisfaction while staying within your budget. We want you to see the cost-effective projects we’ve accomplished so you can understand what we can achieve for your small business on a strict budget.

22. What are the Front Lit Channel Letters Materials Options?

  • Steel (plain, pre-painted, or pre-finished)
  • Galvanized (hot dipped or electro)
  • Stainless Steel (mirror bright, satin-finished, or mill finish)
  • Aluminum (mill finish or pre-finished)
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Zinc

23. How To Choose The Height of the Front Lit Channel Letter?

The letter height and color of the front-lit channel letter signs can affect the visibility of the signs. For example, if your letter height is 10-12 inches, you can expect an impact of 100-120 feet, with the maximum readable distance being between 450-525 feet. Additionally, if your letters are in a 36-inch range, expect maximum impact at 300-360 feet, with the maximum readable distance being anywhere from 1250-1500 feet away.

You can refer to the Letter Visibility Chart below:

Letter Height 

Distance For Best Impact 

Max Readable Distance

















































24. Why Should I Get a Front Lit Channel Letters?

Front-lit channel letters can be used to attract customers. They can be seen from a distance and are practical promotion tools for your brand. Illuminated signs aren’t costly and are useful promotion tools for many small businesses to large corporations.

25. Do You Manufacture the Front Lit Channel Letters In House?

We manufacture our front-lit channel letter in-house, allowing us to check every step of the production process and ensure the best quality for the price.

26. What is the Ordering Process of the Front Lit Channel Letters?

The order process consists of about 4 parts.

1-Requesting a price quote from us and receiving a response within 24 to 48 hours.

2-Place a formal order for the requested front-lit channel lettering after you make your decision.

3-To give you an idea of what your sign will look like, we will provide you with a 3D day and night view of your front-lit channel lettering.

4-We begin production of your project after you approve the 3D visual work.

27. Are You Able to Manufacture a Rush Order for a Front Lit Channel Letters?

Although we have a fast production time of 7-10 working days, we will check the availability of our production line at the time of your order to ensure that your request can be met.

28. What are the Payment Terms for the Front Lit Channel Letter Order?

Our payment term is

T/T or Credit Card or PayPal or Western Union.

50% deposit before production, balance before shipment.

29. Are Design Services Available for the Front Lit Channel Letters?

Yes, design services are a part of any proposed development for our customers. Design services are provided as part of the proposal at no cost to you.

30. Where are Front Lit Channel Letters Commonly Used?

Front-lit channel letters are illuminated signs used for exterior and interior applications. They can be found in storefronts, strip malls, offices, and commercial and public buildings. Front-lit channel letters can be incorporated with other ground signs like monument or pylon signs. They are ideal for exterior use and interior applications like storefront entrances inside malls, corporate lobbies, or reception areas.

Figure 7 - Front-Lit Channel Letter Storefront

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