How Much Does An Outdoor LED Sign Cost?

How Much Does An Outdoor LED Sign Cost?

Outdoor LED signs have revolutionized the way businesses advertise, making roadside marketing more vibrant and dynamic. While these signs have become an essential tool for many businesses, one burning question lingers: How much do they really cost? At Best LED Signs, our starting price is just $3,850 for a basic single-sided 20” x 52” outdoor LED sign. However, as with any customizable product, various factors can influence the final price. Let’s break them down.

Key Cost Factors of Outdoor LED Signs

Pixel Pitch

Pixel Pitch describes the distance between each LED, influencing the sign's clarity and sharpness. Generally, the closer these LEDs are to each other, the clearer the sign — but also, the more expensive.

Matrix

In LED terminology, the matrix relates to the sign's resolution. A higher matrix means more LEDs and, consequently, a clearer image. While a high-resolution LED sign might be pricier, the vivid display can be worth the investment.

Size of the Sign

Size does matter when it comes to cost. Larger signs use more materials, LEDs, and labor. While a smaller sign might fit a tighter budget, a more substantial sign has undeniable visibility advantages.

Single vs. Double Sided

A double-sided sign can catch traffic from both directions but comes with a higher price tag due to the doubled LED coverage.

Sign Housing and Mounting

Your choice of housing can influence the cost. Monument signs, with their stately and grounded appearance, tend to be pricier than simpler pole or building-side mounts.

Outdoor LED Monument Sign
Outdoor LED Sign on Pole

The "Hidden" Costs: What Sets Quality Apart

Full-Color Capabilities

Beware of misleading "full color" claims. Some competitors might offer basic colors, but our signs boast an impressive 251 trillion color range. This depth of color renders lifelike detail, making it perfect for any media file display.

Refresh Rate & Display Quality

High refresh rates, particularly in the realm of 60Hz as we offer, ensure smooth video playback. This prevents the choppy video experience seen with many other companies' signs.

Software & User Experience

User-friendly software isn’t just a luxury; it's essential. Having a system that's easy to use means you can make the most of your sign's capabilities without the hassle. Some companies provide rugged, hard-to-navigate software – we prioritize usability.

Why Lower-Priced Signs Might Cost You More

The Longevity Factor

Investing upfront in high-quality LEDs ensures longevity. While some signs might look good fresh out of the box, inferior LEDs can fade over time.

Post-Sale Support

Cheap alternatives often come with a hidden price: lack of support. Purchasing a drop shipped product can mean being left in the dark if issues arise. At Best LED Signs, we pride ourselves on our post-sale service.

Table Summary:

Factors Influence on Cost
Pixel Pitch Higher clarity with closer LEDs increases cost.
Matrix Higher resolution equals a higher price.
Size Larger size equals a higher price.
Sidedness Double-sided costs more than single-sided.
Housing & Mounting Monument signs typically more expensive than pole or building-side mounts.
Color Capabilities True full-color range can add to cost.
Refresh Rate High refresh rates for smooth videos can increase price.
Software Quality and user-friendliness can influence price.

Conclusion 

In the realm of Outdoor LED Signs, the adage "you get what you pay for" rings true. Investing in a quality sign ensures longevity, vibrant displays, and peace of mind through continued support. Dive deeper and explore the world of Outdoor LED Signs with us, where premium quality meets competitive pricing.


FAQ: Understanding the Cost of Outdoor LED Signs

1. What is the starting price of an outdoor LED sign from Best LED Signs?

The starting price is $3,850 for a basic single-sided 20” x 52” outdoor LED sign.

2. Why is Pixel Pitch important in determining the cost?

Pixel Pitch describes the distance between each LED. The closer these LEDs are to each other, the clearer the sign will appear. Typically, signs with a closer pixel pitch, resulting in a clearer display, are more expensive.

3. What is meant by the matrix of an LED sign?

The matrix refers to the sign's resolution, essentially how many LEDs it has. A higher matrix offers a clearer image, but it can also increase the cost.

4. How does the choice of mounting impact the price?

The choice of housing can influence the cost. For instance, monument signs tend to be pricier than simpler pole or building-side mounts because of their design and sturdiness.

5. Some signs claim to be "full color." What does this mean?

"Full color" can be misleading. While some signs offer basic colors, premium signs, like those from Best LED Signs, offer a vast range – up to 251 trillion colors – rendering lifelike detail.

6. Why is the software used in the LED sign significant?

A user-friendly software ensures ease of use, allowing businesses to quickly update and design content for the LED sign. High-quality software enhances the utility of the sign.

7. Why might cheaper LED signs end up costing more in the long run?

Cheap alternatives might have inferior LEDs that can fade over time. Moreover, many of these products lack post-sale support, meaning businesses could be left unsupported if issues arise.

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Ron Gither

Ron Gither

Ron Gither is the visionary force behind Best LED Signs. With over a decade of industry experience, Ron has dedicated his career to understanding the transformative potential of LED signs on small businesses and local communities. Prior to establishing Best LED Signs, Ron served as the Regional Sales Director for the southern United States, where he identified a need for change in the industry. Disheartened by inflated pricing and subpar products, Ron, along with his wife Maria, founded Best LED Signs in 2019, with a mission to make quality LED signage accessible and affordable. Today, their business continues to empower numerous organizations, helping them tap into the benefits of LED sign technology and drive substantial growth.

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