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AEL LED Post-top Lanterns

The virtually maintenance-free family of AEL LED post-top lanterns provides exceptional illumination while reducing energy and maintenance costs.



Lineman-friendly features make AEL® LED post-top lanterns easy to install; their long, reliable operating life reduces the hassle of lighting grid maintenance (especially when paired with Acuity Brands® smart controls).



Energy efficiency and holistic longevity make the AEL LED post-top Lantern portfolio the ultimate sustainable solution for renovating legacy streetlights.


Commercial and Government

From business parks to college campuses and military bases, AEL LED post-top Lantern provide a reliable, affordable lighting solution that enhances the architectural appeal of your site.

At a Glance


  • Designed to replace 50-150W HPS, 100W MH and 175W MV post-top luminaires
  • Seven models for a variety of scale, form factor and lighting distributions
  • Types 2, 3, 4 and 5 distributions available
  • Choose from a variety of refractor lens options or full cutoff configurations
  • ANSI 20kV/10kA surge protection option for safe reliable operation
  • Factory-programmable driver and new DALI-enabled driver options
  • Field-adjustable lumen output module option dims lumen output from 100% to 35%
  • Control options include a variety of DTL® photocontrols and smart network controls
  • SuperDurable corrosion-resistant finish is standard with CR option for Epoxy pre-coat and 5,000 hour salt spray rating
  • Lineman-friendly features - tool-less entry and prewired terminal block

Value-Added Design Features


Lens Options

The AEL Lantern family offers both prismatic and raindrop style refractors in a variety of materials including acrylic and polycarbonate.



The AEL lantern family is available with a variety of control options ranging from DTL® dusk to dawn products to smart network solutions. The Colonial series is also available with or without a cupola housing for photocontrols on the hood.



Acuity Brands® cutting edge light engine design provides value through high performance, reduced operational costs and long system life.

  • 10, 20 and 30 LED configurations available for a range of performance options
  • Up to 11,990 lumens and 115 lumens per watt!
  • Long system life –20 years of virtually maintenance-free operation can be expected
  • Designed to operate at up to 40°C ambient for application flexibility
  • Multiple color temperatures from 2700K to 5000K CCT

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