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Everything You Need to Know About Outdoor LED Displays

what to know about outdoor led displays

We’ve all seen them, whether you realize it or not. Digital billboards, retail advertisements, exterior building signage and more — these are all examples of outdoor LED displays.

They’ve become increasingly more popular, in order to obtain new eyes on products, events and important information. With an outdoor LED display, you can flex your creativity to create a video wall that will make passersby give a second look.

Let’s learn more about outdoor LED displays, where you can use them, and the best products to check out.

What is an Outdoor LED Display?

In its simplest form, an LED Display is a flat panel made up of tiny red, green and blue LED diodes to visually represent a digital video picture. For an outdoor LED display, you’ll find added panel features for protection from environmental issues and durability.

An outdoor LED display typically is made up of durable materials to withstand any adverse weather — from the hot sun, to heavy rain.

Additionally, with various pixel pitches and panel sizes, you can create an outdoor LED display of varying sizes and quality.

Where can an Outdoor LED Display be used?

When it comes to applying your vision for an outdoor LED display, there are no limits. From larger-than-life, immersive experiences to a smaller, promotional retail display, either are possible and effective. Here are some areas you can explore installing an outdoor LED display for your business.


There’s no question that gaining a new customer in a brick-and-mortar retail store is harder than ever. So many consumers are shopping online — so how can you grab their attention? With an outdoor LED display, of course!

If you have a large building, you can install an outdoor LED video wall on the exterior, drawing users near and far. Or, place a free-standing LED display like the Flyer Series right outside your door.

Outdoor Signage

Outdoor LED displays are a great solution for helping inform users in stadiums, outdoor advertisements and public displays in parks or communal areas. When delivering content in digital format is at an all-time high, taking advantage of the sheer brightness and flexibility in custom options with sizing in an outdoor LED display is a no brainer.


On college or university campuses, there is a constant need for messaging and information. Upcoming events, important messages, closures, and so much more are just a few examples of how you can use an outdoor LED display to notify students and faculty campus-wide with a few clicks of a button.

Advantages of Outdoor LED Displays

Initial concerns of investing in an outdoor LED display could be weather, cost, and reliability. We’re here to tell you that all LED panels from Firefly LED will deliver, and here’s some of the advantages:

  • Long-lasting: the LED displays made by Firefly LED last up to 100,000 hours — up to 10x the amount of a standard LCD display.
  • Durable: Rated IP65, the outdoor LED displays are fully protected against all weather conditions.
  • Energy-efficient: Despite the sheer brightness of an outdoor LED display, they are very energy-efficient to save you money long-term.
  • Low maintenance: One of the greatest things about LED displays is they’re very easy to maintain, and require little-to-no ongoing maintenance.
  • Customizable: If you’re wanting a custom shape or design, curve, a sharp angle, or just about any size — it’s all possible.
  • High quality: The quality of our displays are second to none, providing pixel pitches sub 2mm for excellent image resolution.

Where to get an Outdoor LED Display

Here at Firefly LED, we offer a lineup of outdoor LED displays for all types of applications. Here’s a quick breakdown of what we offer and what they’re known for:

  • O Series: The O Series features best-in-class Nichia LED diodes, IP65 protection rating, and is superior in weight and thinness.
  • OHB Series: Coming in a 1.5, 1.9 and 2.5mm pixel pitch options, this is our highest resolution outdoor LED display.
  • M Series: An outdoor LED display for mobile applications, the M Series features a full-black LED with a high contrast ratio and ease of setup & maintenance.

Invest in Outdoor LED today

To wrap up, outdoor LED displays are flexible in use, customizable, and high-quality, providing you an array of options to choose from.

Learn more about our outdoor LED displays, build your own screen, or contact us if you’d like more info.

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