signwire system
Listed below are the most frequently asked questions about signwire products.
If you can't find your answer below, contact Roxanne at roxtobia@paigeelectric.com



A: Yes, but only if they are "LISTED as SUNLIGHT RESISTANT





A: No, all Class 2 wiring, must be protected the complete penetration depth of the sub-straight by a "LISTED BUSHING, ENCLOSURE, PASS-THROUGH, ETC. See Spec 980014

A: No, must be protected by a "LISTED BUSHING, ENCLOSURE, PASS-THROUGH, ETC" . See Spec 980014

A: Yes, if they are listed by a third-party testing laboratory.

A: Yes, if they are "WET LISTED"

A: Yes, if they are "WET LISTED"

A: Yes, only if the cable is "PLENUM LISTED"

A: Yes, but only if it is "LISTED AS SUNLIGHT RESISTANT"

Driven by 12VDC x 5 Amp or 24VDC x 4 Amp Power Sources 5% & 10% Line Loss (LL)

Paige P/N Description Voltage Guage LL; Length LL Length
98P183L&M Rip Strip Plenum 12VDC 18 5% 10 ft. 10% 19 ft.
    24VDC     24 ft.   46 ft.
98P1814L&M Rip Strip Plenum w/Ground 12VDC 18 5% 10 ft. 10% 19 ft.
    24VDC     24 ft.   46 ft.
984184&M RGB 12VDC 18 5% 10 ft. 10% 19 ft.
    24VDC     24 ft.   46 ft.
984182C&M PLTC / CM 12VDC 18 5% 10 ft. 10% 19 ft.
    24VDC     24 ft.   46 ft.
98P143L&M Rip Strip Plenum 12VDC 14 5% 25 ft. 10% 47 ft.
    24VDC     58 ft.   117 ft.
984122C&M PLTC / CM 12VDC 12 5% 40 ft. 10% 75 ft.
    24VDC     150 ft.   295 ft.

THE ABOVE ARE APROXIMATE VALUES. EACH "LED" MANUFACTURER HAS THEIR OWN ACCEPTABLE LINE LOSS (LL) VALUES. USER SHOULD CHECK WITH THE "LED" MANUFACTURER TO VERIFY THEIR ACCEPTABLE LIMITATION.

Sign Location Paige P/N Paige P/N Paige P/N Paige P/N Paige P/N Paige P/N
  98P183L&M 98P143L&M 98P1814L&M 984182C&M 984122C&M 984184/984184M
  18 AWG 14 AWG 18 AWG 18 AWG 12 AWG 18 AWG
  Rip Strip Plenum Rip Strip Plenum Rip Strip Plenum w/Ground Paige Plus Paige Plus Paige RGB
Indoors
(all wire indoors)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Damp
(wire is indoors and in letters outdoors)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Damp Riser
(wire is in riser and letters are outdoors)
Yes Yes Yes No No No
Plenum
(all wires are indoors)
Yes Yes Yes No No No
Plenum Damp
(wire is indoors and in letters outdoors)
Yes Yes Yes No No No
Wet
(wire is exposed directly to the elements)
No No No Yes Yes Yes

Plenum spaces are the open spaces above the ceiling or below the floor that are used for air circulation. Any cable that you run through plenum spaces must be plenum rated.