LA-B18 Light Alert Bar

Type: Light Alert
Part Number: 5500-001
Size: 18.250 wide x 4.530 high x 1.380 deep
Weight: 0.600
Released: November 2022

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LA-B18 Data Sheet
LA-B18 Drawing PDF
LA-B18 Product Manual
Light Alert Toolbox 1.1.2

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More about Light Alert

Light Alert technology is a colorful solution for silent, programmable alert communication, networked facility-wide over a standard IP network.

About LA-B18 Light Alert Bar

The LA-B18 is an Ethernet controllable visual signaling device

Full Description & Specifications

The LA-Bi8 Light Alert Bar is a remote controllable visual signaling device, The 17.5 by 0.5 inch RGB LED optical element has programmable color and intensity which may be started as a preset. The preset can be recalled by Ethernet or RS-232 serial command or by contact closure.

The unit is ideal for any location where visual signaling is desired. Applications can include health care, first responder, education facilities, houses of worship, ADA support, meeting room status indication, and high-noise environments such as industrial, manufacturing, or production.

Programming may be accomplished via Ethernet, Telnet, or RS-232 serial commands as well as using onboard DIP switches,

  • 17.5 by 0.5 inch RGB LED bar element
  • Hundreds of colors and intensities
  • Flashing mode
  • Color preset stored in non-volatile memory
  • Integrated electronics
  • May be mounted at any orientation
  • Surface mountable or mounts in standard 2-gang electrical enclosure
  • Simple ASCII 2-way RS-232/Ethernet Telnet commands
  • Powered via PoE or optional external 12 VDC 1 A power supply


  • Enclosure: Aluminum with black powder coat paint for base
  • Mounting: Wall or ceiling flush mount or in 2-gang electrical box

Back Panel:
  • RS-232: 3.5 mm TRS, RS-232 data link to PC or control system, 9600 to 38.4K baud
  • RJ-45 10/100M: for configuration and control, PoE (7W max)
  • Control Port: Detachable 5-position 3.5mm terminal block
    1. Ground -
    2. Logic Input 1 (closure to Ground)
    3. Logic Input 2
    4. Logic Input 3
    5. Power In +
  • Power In: 2.1 mm coaxial jack (inside center conductor positive) 0.6 A maximum, 11.5 to 14 VDC, 12 VDC typical


PS12-1 Switching power supply, 12 VDC 1 A

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PS12-1.0 Power Supply

12VDC 1A Power Supply