Purchase Expense: NEON is actually lower
in overall cost. While the initial cost of LED appears to be less expensive, the bulbs burn out very quickly.
LED is usually 3 times the expense of NEON
The Illumination: NEON burns brighter.
LED has 40% less illumination initially, 50% less after 2 years & cannot be seen well behind tinted
Endurable: NEON withstands extreme outdoor temperatures.
LED burns out at temperatures above 150 degrees.
Longevity: A well-made Neon sign will burn for
decades. NEON has been around for a 100 years and continues to burn brightly into the future. LED longevity very rarely
surpasses 2-3 years. Neon signs can be left on 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year...for decades.
Many corporate specifiers are very interested in having the opportunity to
see "side by side" comparisons for making the correct choice.
Below we have provided these comparisons for you to examine.