Element Lux LED Neon Open Sign, 20×22-Inch

Last updated date: November 18, 2020

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9.4

Element Lux LED Neon Open Sign, 20×22-Inch

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We looked at the top Open Signs and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Open Sign you should buy.

Editor's Note February 2, 2021:
Checkout The Best Open Sign for a detailed review of all the top open signs.

Overall Take


In our analysis, the Element Lux Element Lux LED Neon Open Sign, 20x22-Inch placed 2nd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Outshine Everyone: Perhaps it’s the ultra-bright 5050 LEDs we use, or the vivid 7 Colors that makes this LED Sign more eye-catching than the shop next door. Or maybe it’s the unique “first-of-its-kind” design? Regardless, the more you switch THIS sign on, the more advertising attention you’ll get. 49 Color Combinations: Grab the included Remote and switch your sign on! Then, create your Colors Of The Day! You can adjust the BORDER and the TEXT to any combo you want! Finally, select the mode. There are 6 FUNCTIONS (Static, Open Flash, Border Flashing, Open Phase, Border Phase, Both Phase). Grab Them By The Eyeballs: Your illuminated open sign will be seen loud and clear, even if your business is tucked into a corner. It’s water resistant, but remember, it is AC powered, so you’ll want to hang by your indoor window. Grab your Element LUX sign, and grab your next customer firmly by the eyeballs! Daytime and Night time Bright: Is 990-1080 Lumens/meter enough? It should be because it’s the same intensity used in vibrant edge lighting, bar signage and as a dazzling replacement for fluorescent tubes. We use 5050 LED Series Lighting with 300 Bulbs and a crystalline acrylic cover. Unlike other neon signs, text remains sharp and easy to read at night, and lights are as intense during the day as a beacon for any passerby. Size and Contents: Most big open signs are 15-17” tall. But The Element Lux Open LED Sign is 22” tall and 20” wide. So size up your window (or competition) and order now with confidence. Easy to install because it weighs only 6lbs and comes with a hanging kit. Also included, AC Adaptor (12V/6A/60W), Remote Control, and 3 Year Warranty.

An Overview On Open Signs

To get customers coming into your business, you need to make sure that they know you’re open and ready to offer them your products or services. That’s why an open sign is such an important item to place on your storefront or outside on the sidewalk.

The most basic type of open sign is made of plastic and flips to show whether you’re open or closed. Usually hung in the window of your business, this kind of sign is a basic and economical choice, but it’s harder to see at night. Sometimes, there will be a plastic clock you can adjust to show when you expect to be back. You can also find versions that show your business hours using stickers that you can change.

Open signs that light up are widely used since customers can see them any time of day, and they work well both inside and outside your business. These signs often have different modes where you can get a blinking effect or static glow. The most common light colors are blue and red, and these lights are often very bright and use LED technology that offers a cheaper alternative to neon lights.

Some electronic open signs will have a programmable feature so that you can input your business’s operating hours or display some other message to customers. You’ll often have a remote control to conveniently change the information displayed.

If you’re looking to advertise on the sidewalk, you can find open signs that stand up and come in many designs to fit your brand and preferences. These can work well if you need to frequently change a custom message since they often have chalkboards on both sides of the sign.

The Open Sign Buying Guide

  • If you decide to use an electric open sign, keep in mind that power outages can occur. Therefore, it can be worth getting a sign that has a backup battery that will take over and allow customers to see whether you’ve closed. Depending on the sign, the battery may not last for more than an hour or two, so you may also want a traditional sign as a backup.
  • Although electric signs do require electricity, you don’t have to worry much about your business’s electric bill rising significantly due to using one. The invention of LED lights has helped cut the energy needed to power these open signs around the clock. However, it’s still helpful to check the type of lighting being used and see if the manufacturer estimates the power consumption.
  • When buying a programmable open sign that displays business hours, keep in mind that manufacturers may only allow you to set hours on a half-hour basis. This can be a problem if you close at a time like 10:15 or 11:50. You could buy a standalone plastic business hours sign that uses stickers if you think this will be an issue.