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Explosion Proof Lights
LED Blasting Lights
LED Machine Lights
LED Mining Lights
LED Wall Pack Flood Lights
Rig Lights
Tank Cleaning Lights
Explosion Proof Cord Reels
Cabinet and Control Panel Lights - LED Strips
Explosion Proof Fans & Blowers
Explosion Proof Paint Spray Booth Approved Lights
Fleet Service Lights and Lighting Equipment
GOLIGHT Spotlights
Portable Power Distribution Panels
Power Distribution Panels with KVA Transformers
Solar Powered LED Lights
Boat Interior Lights
Equipment & Heavy Machinery LED Light Package Fitouts
Explosion Proof Emergency Lights
Infrared LED Lights
LED Boat Lights
LED Lights
LED Lights w/ U-Bracket Mount
LED Spotlights
LED Spreader Lights
LED Trouble Lights
LED Truck Lights
LED Underwater Lights
Magnetic LED Lights
NDT Ultraviolet Lights
Portable Hazardous Location Lighting
Automotive Lighting
Hazardous Location Area Lights and Portable Lighting
HID Equipment Lights
Hunting Lights
LED Equipment Lights
Light Towers
Outdoor Lighting
Temporary Construction Lights
Vehicle Mounted Spotlights
24 Volt Military Lights
Plastic Handcuff Key
110/120 Volt Flood Lights
Post Mount Spotlights
Magnetic Work Lights
Crank-up Light Masts
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Intrinsically Safe Lights
Explosion Proof Flashlights
Work Area Lights
12 Volt Flood Lights
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Golight Accessories
Golight - Black
Golight - Camo
Golight - Chrome
Golight - White
Golight Radioray Lights
Golight Stryker Lights
Golight Profiler II
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Boat Spotlights
New Boat Lights
HID Boat Lights
LED Navigation Lights
Boat Dock Lights
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Remote Control Lights
Control Lights
Solar Battery Chargers
Tow Lights
Magnetic Control Lights
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NEW Lights
Police Equipment
AC/DC Transformers
Power Supplies
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Military Spotlights 24V
Infrared Filters, Covert Covers, and Blackout IR Lenses
Military Equipment
Ultralife Batteries
Remote Control Pan Tilt Base
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Larson Electronics Spotlights
Larson Electronics Parts
Replacement Lamps
Cords - Brackets
Non-Hazardous Location Extension Cords / Plugs / Outlets
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HID Work Lights
HID Dive Lights
HID Off Road Lights
Acro Lights HID Lights
Halogen Lights
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Rechargeable HID
Acro Light Flashlight
Xenon HID Flashlights
Powerlight Flashlight
HID Flashlights
Xenon Flashlights
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HID Post Mount Lights
Roof Mount Lights
Post Mount Light parts
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Flashlight Holder
Magnet Spotlight Base
Tripods-Magnetic Base
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Recharging Spotlights
Fire Rescue Lights
Utility Lights
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Hazard Lights
Strobe Lights - Battery Operated
Strobes & Beacons
Strobe Light Bars
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Headlights
LED Flashlights
Flashlights
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Suction Mount Lights
Magnetic Spotlights
12/24 Volt Spotlights
Golight Instructions
Gifts For Men
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Magnetic Golight
Permanent Golight
Portable Golight
New 12 / 24 Volt Lights
Explosion Proof Accessories and Replacement Parts
Explosion Proof Lighting
Explosion Proof Hand Lamps (Drop Lights)
Explosion Proof Lights - Stand/Dolly
Explosion Proof String Lights
Explosion Proof Tank Lights
Explosion Proof Phones and Intercoms
Explosion Proof Extension Cords
Solar Power Generators
Explosion Proof Light Rentals
General Light Rentals
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Power Plant Lighting
Refinery lights
Environmental Services Lights
Aerospace Lights
Chemical Plant Lights
Food Grade Safe Lights
Film and Entertainment Lights
Mining Lights
Ship Yard Lights
Work Site Lighting
         

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Explosion Proof Lights:

Our line of explosion proof lights and explosion proof LED lights represent the best in high quality explosion proof lighting technology.
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LED Lights:

We carry an extensived line of LED lights including LED light bars, explosion proof LEDs, LED lights for military applications, boats, vehicles, security lighting and more. 
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Infrared LED Lights:

Infrared LED light emitters for covert applications. Larson Electronics Infrared LED emitters are ideal for military and security applications where a covert source of infrared light is needed.
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Golight Spotlights:

We carry the full line of Golight remote controlled spotlights and related accessories. Larson Electronics is the only source for the Golight Stryker Remote Control Spotlight with magnetic base.
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Hunting Spotlights:

Larson Electronics stocks a comprehensive line of hunting lights and related accessories. Our hunting lights include rechargeable handheld LED spotlights and HID spotlights with red lenses.
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Military Spotlights:

Our HML series of spotlights have been tested and approved for use by the Marines, Army, Navy, and Air Force and are part of the military’s Special Forces' Escalation of Force Kits.
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24 Volt Lights:

Larson Electronics manufactures and stocks an extensive line of 24 volt lighting equipment that ranges from 12/24 volt spotlights and floodlights to multimillion candlepower searchlights and industrial grade work lights.
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Magnalite or Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics is often confused with Magnalite.
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Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics is a manufacturer and distributor of industrial-commercial grade lighting products. Larson Electronics carries an extensive line of lighting products including explosion proof lights, hazardous location lights, explosion proof paint spray booth lights, high power LED lights, remote control HID Golight spotlights, LED flashlights, military spotlights, infrared LEDs, LED boat lights and industrial light towers. Larson Electronics also manufactures and distributes a wide range of HID high power spotlights and HID flashlights that are ideal for use as military spotlights and law enforcement searchlights as well as effective for use in the utility and emergency services industries.


Larson Electronics products that are particularly well suited to military and law enforcement applications include police flashlights, police lights, unity post mount spotlights, unity roof mount lights, remote control Golight spotlights, remote control spotlights with magnetic bases, rechargeable spotlights, rechargeable flashlights, led flashlights,  high intensity discharge military spotlights with magnetic bases and magnetic tripods for flashlights and spotlights. Larson Electronics manufactures and carries an extensive line of military spotlights, floodlights, and military grade lighting accessories and equipment.

 

 Many of Larson Electronicss lighting products can serve equally well in the public and private sector as hunting spotlights, boating spotlights, camping lights, off-road and ATV lights, and infared security lights; this includes a wide array of LED lights and LED light bars that can operate on a variety of voltages ranging from 9 to 42 VDC and can be mounted on cars, trucks, boats and heavy equipment.


Larson Electronics is a large distributor of the Golight line of remote controlled spotlights and stocks a comprehensive variety of HID or high intensity discharge Golights, Golight marine spotlights and searchlights, Golight floodlights, military Golights and a wide array of camouflage Golights for hunting and off-road use. Larson Electronics is the only source for the Golight Stryker Remote Control Spotlight with magnetic base and offers a wide variety of mounting options for both the Golight Stryker and Golight RadioRay series of spotlights.

Larson Electronics develops and stocks a wide range of explosion proof lights and products as well as intrinsically safe lights and intrinsically safe LED lights. Larson Electronics’s explosion proof line of lights carry the required explosion proof certifications and approvals and are U.L. certified for use in hazardous locations according to their respective class, division and zone ratings. Larson Electronicss hazardous location lighting includes explosion proof fluorescent lights for paint spray booths, Class 1 Div 1 flashlights and intrinsically safe lights, portable and cart mounted tank lights, explosion proof droplights, explosion proof LED lights and intrinsically safe flashlights.


Larson Electronics regularly develops and manufactures new additions to its line of explosion proof lighting and industrial grade lighting products and is proud to offer the latest in explosion proof LED lighting and explosion proof paint spray booth lighting. Larson Electronics also manufactures a wide array of military and law enforcement related accessories including the concealable, back up universal handcuff key (plastic handcuff key) used by Air Force pilots, Navy SPAWAR, Navy Seals and Special Operations military personnel to effect escape in hostage or prisoner situations.


If you have any questions or special requirements regarding any of our industrial grade lighting solutions please contact us by E-mail at
sales@larsonelectronics.com You can also call us toll free at 1-800-369-6671. Purchase orders can be faxed to us at 903-498-3364 Larson Electronics can provide detailed technical information regarding any of its products and is capable of working with customers to create unique lighting solutions to suit their needs and requirements.

Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics manufactures the Larson Electronics 12 volt spotlights with magnetic base and 12 volt searchlights with magnetic base with magnetic bases and 16 foot cords in Dallas, TX. These industrial grade 12 volt spotlights have been a staple of the cable, telephone and electric utility industry since 1967. Larson Electronics has since its beginnings expanded this to include the military/law enforcement industries, federal and local governments, and emergency and first responder industries as well.

 We carry a complete line of HID off road and HID equipment lights, including the Acro Light line. HID flood lights with permanent and magnetic mount options work on 12 and 24 volt DC systems and provide illumination that extends 250 feet. The permanent mount and magnetic mount HID spotlights project a beam to 3000 feet.

Larson Electronics is a manufacturer and as such we maintain a large available inventory of our magnetic mount spotlights, HID spotlights. HID flashlights and the Golight Stryker and Golight Radioray remote controlled spotlights, battery operated flashing strobe lights, LED flashlights and LED headlamps. Because of our extensive inventory and "make to order" capacity, nearly all orders for spotlights and flashlights received before 4 PM CT are shipped same day via UPS.

Many of our professional grade spotlights and flashlights make excellent gifts for him or gifts for men. Remote controlled spotlights with magnetic base, military spotlights, handheld spotlights, vehicle mount spotlights, rechargeable spotlights, rechargeable flashlights, hunting spotlights, hunting searchlights and state of the art hid flashlights all make fine christmas gifts for men, and are sure to please even the most discriminating friends and family.

Larson Electronics' Larson Electronics can also be viewed in these languages - Arabic  Spanish  Japanese  Italian  Portuguese  Russian  French.

Contact us at sales@magnalight .com or call us toll free at 1-800-369-6671 for mor information regarding any of our products. Purchase orders can be faxed to us at 903-498-3364 Larson Electronics can provide detailed technical information regarding any of its products and is capable of working with customers to create unique lighting solutions to suit their needs and requirements.

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  Explosion Proof Lights
 LED Spreader Lights
 Paint Spray Booth Approved Lights
 Light Towers
 Explosion Proof LED Lights
 HID Equipment Lights
 HID Golights
 Explosion Proof Fluorescent Lights
 GOLIGHT Spotlights
 24 Volt Military Lights
 Plastic Handcuff Key
 120 Volt Flood Lights
 Post Mount Lights
 LED Lights
 Explosion Proof Ventilation Fans
 Infrared LED Lights
 Military Spotlights
 Intrinsically Safe Lights
 Explosion Proof Flashlights
 Work Area Lights
 12 Volt Flood Lights
 Golight Spotlights and Searchlights
 Golight Accessories
 Golight - Black
 Golight - Camo
 Golight - Chrome
 Golight - White
 Golight Radioray Lights
 Golight Stryker Lights
 Golight Profiler II
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 Boat Spotlights
 New Boat Lights
 HID Boat Lights
 Navigation Lights
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 Remote Control Lights
 Control Lights
 Solar Battery Chargers
 Tow Lights
 Magnetic Control Lights
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 NEW Lights
 Police Equipment
 Power Supplies
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 Military Spotlights 24V
 Infrared Filters
 Military Equipment
 Ultralife Batteries
 Remote Control Pan Tilt Base
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 Larson Electronics Spotlights
 Larson Electronics Parts
 Replacement Lamps
 Cords - Brackets
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 HID Work Lights
 HID Dive Lights
 HID Off Road Lights
 Acro Lights HID Lights
 Halogen Lights
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 Rechargeable HID
 Acro Light Flashlight
 Xenide HID Flashlights
 Powerlight Flashlight
 HID Flashlights
 Xenon Flashlights
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 HID Post Mount Lights
 Roof Mount Lights
 Post Mount Light parts
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 Flashlight Holder
 Magnet Spotlight Base
 Tripods-Magnetic Base
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 Recharging Spotlights
 Fire Rescue Lights
 Hunting Lights
 Utility Lights
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 Hazard Lights
 Strobe Lights - Battery Operated
 Strobes & Beacons
 Strobe Light Bars
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 Headlights
 LED Flashlights
 Flashlights
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 Suction Mount Lights
 Magnetic Spotlights
 12/24 Volt Spotlights
 Gifts For Men
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 International Shipping
 Magnetic Golight
 Permanent Golight
 Portable Golight
 New 12 / 24 Volt Lights
 Explosion Proof Accessories and Replacement Parts
 Explosion Proof Lights
 Explosion Proof Hand Lamps (Drop Lights)
 Explosion Proof Lights - Stand/Dolly
 Explosion Proof String Lights
 Explosion Proof Extension Cords
 Explosion Proof Tank Lights
 Hazardous Area Lights
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10/30/12 The Eventual Dominance of LED Lighting

Article- October 2012 By Larson Electronics.com

Class 1 Division 2 Low Voltage LED Light

Larson Electronics Class 1 Division 2 Low Voltage LED Light



In 1962, a gallon of gas cost an average of 31 cents.  A barrel of oil was around 3 dollars, and coal was cheap and plentiful. Furthermore, pollution awareness and the effects of energy production on the environment were still in their early formative stages, with much of the public focused mainly on the visible and obvious forms of waste contamination such as oil spills and trash rather than rising CO2 levels and greenhouse gases. It was also in 1962 that the first practical LEDs were developed by Nick Holonyak, Jr. while working for the General Electric Company.


During the 60’s the United States was still enjoying an era of cheap and plentiful energy. Energy efficient lighting technology received little attention, and even less funding. The public didn’t worry much about turning off the lights whenever they left a room, or managing their electricity usage much at all. Fossil fuels seemed unlimited, and the world was entering into a phase of growth and consumerism that would eventually reach historic proportions. These facts make it all the more prophetic that Holonyak would state in an article published by Readers Digest in 1963 that LED lighting would replace Edisons’ incandescent lamp.


Consider the time period and the attitudes towards energy we’ve just mentioned. Why on earth would some little known scientist who developed a light source with at the time feeble output feel so confident in that technologies’ potential? What could lead him to think that something as innocuous as a tiny piece of semi-conductor, emitting only the dimmest of light, could someday replace the cheap, effective and bright incandescent bulb? To make such a prediction about your own invention is certainly not unheard of. Inventors the world over have made similar claims of revolutionary change regarding their designs on a regular basis. The difference here, however, is that in most cases the invention becomes anything but revolutionary and rather quickly disappears into obscurity. In Holyonaks’ case, not only was his prediction correct, but quite possibly less ambitious than the reality of LEDs has proven to be.



Fast forward into the 1970’s and we run into the oil crisis and a sudden international concern with the state of energy supplies. The cost of producing energy began to skyrocket at this time, and energy efficiency and conservation became household terms seemingly overnight. Governments and scientific bodies the world over began looking at our energy production in a new light, and began realizing with a growing certainty that our fossil fuels were limited, and the impact on the environment from producing energy only going to intensify. It’s during this time in the early 1970’s that more efficient lighting first began receiving serious interest, and fluorescent lamp technology became the most common form of commercial and industrial lighting in use.


Fluorescent lighting provided some improvements in energy efficiency, particularly in large scale applications such as school, manufacturing, and commercial illumination. The drawbacks to fluorescent lighting quickly became apparent however as it became clear that the practical application of fluorescent lighting was limited. The large size of fluorescent fixtures and the unwieldy design coupled with the need for added operating hardware in the form of ballasts negated some of the effectiveness of fluorescent lighting and added to its expense. These larger fixtures were ill suited to applications requiring smaller designs, and it was often difficult to match bulbs of the correct color temperature together in the same fixture. Despite these drawbacks, fluorescent lighting flourished and became one of the top choices for industrial and commercial applications due to it much greater efficiency over incandescent lighting.


By the late 1980’s the move towards developing energy efficient lighting technologies had gathered a lot of steam, and LEDs began to receive a great of renewed interest. Improvements in LED technology and design had resulted in LEDs capable of producing white light at output levels practical enough for general illumination applications. The technology remained fairly raw however, and a great deal of improvement remained to be accomplished. LEDs produced a “cold” light that was often bluish in color, and users found the light simply too cold for true practical use. Despite this, LEDs began to grow in popularity due to their very low energy requirements and extreme durability, leading manufacturers to install them in a wide variety of specialty lighting devices such as rechargeable emergency flashlights and portable carry lights.


It is at this point that LED technology truly began to advance at an almost exponential rate. Better semi-conducting materials, improved coatings, and better LED driver designs began to appear, and lumen output and color quality of LEDs began to show significant improvements on an almost monthly basis. Developers such as Cree, Philips, General Electric and others were putting a lot of development effort into LEDs by the late 1990’s, but there was one more push needed to really give LED technology the development boost it needed to really start to reach its potential. By 2005, LED development would get this boost in the form of two new pieces of legislation; the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.


With these two pieces of legislation signed and enacted, the fate of the incandescent bulb was all but sealed. Calling for tighter energy efficiency standards that current incandescent lighting and some fluorescent lighting technologies simply could not meet, the end result is the eventual phasing out of most incandescent bulb production and some fluorescent lamp types. With a newly created void in the lighting industry looming, lighting developers quickly shifted their emphasis to LED technology in anticipation of the eventual end of the incandescent bulb.



Now in 2012, we see quite well just how visionary professor Holonyak truly was. Current LED technology has finally reached a level of maturity that gives it an advantage over almost all other forms of lighting. Able to greatly exceed the efficiency of most other forms of lighting, extremely more durable and far longer lived, and able to be applied to almost any lighting application imaginable, LEDs are now projected by most experts to become the dominant form of lighting in as little as 15 years.  With LED lighting fully integrated into the mainstream, experts expect the total amount of energy used in the United States for lighting to be slashed in half. Entire new markets and companies devoted to LED production and design have appeared, and a new multi-billion dollar industry is expected to arise from LED technology as well.


This year marks 50 years since Nick Holonyak, Jr. developed the first practical LED and made his now almost legendary prediction. It is only rarely that a single person can be responsible for a truly fundamental breakthrough in technology that will affect and change the lives of millions. Somehow, at a time when the world really didn’t need them or care, Holonyak saw the potential of LEDs and how the future would eventually welcome their addition. In this case, it will likely be safe to say Nick Holonyak, Jr. will join those thin ranks of visionaries.





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