The concept increases personal safety considerably by almost eliminating the risk of the emergency light failing to work. In a traditional solution, where the same light source is used in normal operation and emergency mode, there is a risk that the light source may have burned out or ceased to operate when a crisis situation arises.
emLED exists as a stand-alone unit in several different designs. emLED-s5 and -sc – where the same unit is used for both surface mounted and recessed installation. emLED-μ is a unit for recessed installation where the ballast and batteries are concealed above the ceiling and only the LED visible. During a power failure the emLED-s5 and -μ are operated by integrated batteries and emLED-sc is operated by a centrally connected emergency lighting system.