LED Sign 101


led display education & resources

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LED signs aren’t exactly every day consumer items, so it can be difficult when trying to process all the specifications and information about them. The following points will give you the important factors to focus on when considering purchasing an outdoor or indoor LED sign.

LED(Light Emitting Diode)

A larger pitch number indicates a lower resolution. Resolution, or the distance between pixels in a display, is a very important factor that affects the performance of the sign.

Cut away view of a individual LED diode


A pixel is a group of LEDs. An LED display is made up of an array of pixels, multiple points of light appearing as dots. A pixel can be as small as one LED or it may contain a cluster of LEDs that act as a unit.

Close up mm for LED signs


The pixel pitch  is the distance from the center of one pixel to the center of an adjacent pixel. Pixel pitch can be measured in inches or millimeters.

Difference of mm pitch

module pitch chart

4 Different Resolutions Available
The smaller the pitch number, the higher the resolution.
A larger pitch number indicates a lower resolution but is meant for long distance viewing. The resolution of pixels in a display is a very important factor that affects the performance of the sign.

Different MM Pitch for LED signs


Best Module For Viewing Distances

Distance diagram for optimal LED sign viewing

LED Color Options

Single Color, Tri Color and Full Color
See for yourself and choose from a variety of options to perfectly fit the needs of your business.

Variations of Colors for LED signs


Comparison of Product Size

 Size Matrix by Module

Difference of MM pitch 15mm, 20mm, 26mm, 30mm


4 Benefit of Using USA LED Signs

LED sign benefits easy to use

150° Wide Angle Remote Sensor

1/4 Duty receives additional power than 1/8 Duty

Ergonomic rear accessible sliding aluminum service panel

High resistance to Heat and Water


Hard Box Packaging and Shock Protection

USA LED sign in box with remote and packaging

data input type

Remote Programming type and PC Programming type

USA LED tri color scrolling sign with remote and laptop

With USA LED Remote Control, crafting the perfect message couldn’t be easier. Make corrections, and alterations on the fly from across the street, in your car, or relaxing at your desk

With USA LED software makes it even easier to program your sign. Where most sign software is an exercise in patience. USA LED makes it easy and fun to craft your next sales promotion.

Different Variations of characters for scrolling LED signs

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