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Explosion Proof Lights
LED Blasting Lights
LED Machine Lights
LED Wall Pack Flood Lights
Rig Lights
Tank Cleaning Lights
Explosion Proof Cord Reels
Explosion Proof Fans & Blowers
Explosion Proof Paint Spray Booth Approved Lights
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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 Stash Tubes
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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
 Transformers and Power Panels



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08/16/10 The End of the Incandescent Bulb

In 1879 Thomas Alva Edison famously produced the first practical electric light bulb and transformed the entire world almost overnight. His design led to the first commercial power plants, the first electrical power grids, and changed how industry worked, and how private citizens lived their lives. Edison’s commitment to bringing cheap electrical lighting and power to the public helped to usher in the technological age and forever changed the face of the world. Over a century later his incandescent bulb design remains relatively unchanged and continues to dominate the lighting industry. That is about to change.

Since Edison’s first realization that electrical energy held the keys to the worlds future, generating electrical power has become one of the most intensely researched and developed industries in history. As electrical technology grew and spread throughout the world, the need for energy to power this growth has grown as well. One hundred and thirty years after Edison’s first efforts to mass produce cheap electricity to power his incandescent bulbs, the world has finally begun to reach an impasse. Technology and human development are growing faster than the ability to produce the electrical energy needed to sustain them. The resources needed to fuel production of this energy are finite and dwindling. The burning of fossil fuels to produce electrical power is polluting the environment. And still the need for electrical power continues to grow.

Realizing that this demand for electrical power must somehow be met, researchers the world over have begun serious efforts aimed at finding ways to produce electricity more cleanly and cheaply, and perhaps more importantly, ways to use electrical energy more efficiently. It is these efforts to improve the efficiency with which we use electrical energy that are now ushering in a new revolution in electrical lighting that promises to not only improve on the classic incandescent design produced by Edison, but make it obsolete. While the basic incandescent design has seen improvements, and fluorescent lighting represented a major increase in lighting efficiency, neither were sufficient to produce a truly innovative or significant improvement in how efficiently we consume energy.

In the United States alone, artificial lighting represents almost a quarter of all the energy used in the country. Up to forty percent of the average electricity costs of the commercial sector are due to electric lighting. In the public sector, electric lighting accounts for up to twenty five percent of household energy usage. In the U.S., lighting accounts for sixty billion dollars in energy cost annually with these costs projected to rise significantly in the next twenty years. Up to half of these costs are due to the high inefficiency of the traditional incandescent bulb which wastes up to ninety percent of the energy it uses as heat, with only ten percent being used to produce light. As can be seen, improving lighting efficiency represents a huge opportunity to significantly reduce energy consumption on a national and even global scale.

Enter the LED, or Light Emitting Diode. Although they have been around for decades, LEDs rarely received much notice until recently. Initially low powered and lacking in practical abilities, they were generally found in applications that required a long lived and low powered source of illumination such as the indicator lights in computers or appliances. In the last ten years however LED technology has rapidly advanced, leading to first cautious optimism for their abilities, and eventually a widespread consensus that they represent the lighting technology of the future. Vast improvements in light output, light quality, and innovative designs producing effective light distribution have thrust LEDs to the forefront of lighting technology and made them the most heavily developed technology in the lighting industry today.

Across the United States, state and local governments are implementing new energy and technology policies that rely heavily on the LED to bring down the costs associated with energy consumption and equipment maintenance. Already several programs have been enacted and are returning impressive results demonstrating the savings in energy costs alone that LEDs are capable of producing. LEDs are fast replacing the incandescent bulbs used in traffic signals, the high pressure sodium bulbs used in street lighting, and the metal halide lamps used in commercial applications, with solid results.

In  Manchester, New Hampshire, LEDs installed in place of metal halide lamps in the parking lot of a commercial shopping center as part of the Department of Energy’s Gateway program have in their first year returned a fifty eight percent savings in energy costs. In Palo Alto, California, LEDs were used to replace selected high pressure sodium street lights and averaged a forty four percent reduction in energy consumption. In West Sacramento, California, a grocery store parking lot was refitted with LEDs in place of the metal halides once illuminating the area and produced energy savings of up to seventy percent. There are hundreds of projects like this taking place across the country, and the majority of them demonstrate time and again the benefits to be had from LED lighting technology. If we also factor in the inherently long life of LEDs, the savings grow even larger, as LEDs outlast most types of lamps by a margin of three, five, or even ten to one. This means that it could take up to ten traditional incandescent bulbs to equal the lifespan of a single LED lamp.

Lamps like the Larson Electronics LED light - 80 LEDs - 20 by 4 LED array offer the same amount of light as lamps that draw two and three times as much energy, with the added benefit of outliving them by thousands of hours. This means thousands of dollars in energy and maintenance costs saved over the life of the lamp, and a return on initial outlay within a matter of a few years depending upon the application. This is important as one of the biggest factors causing hesitation of accepting LEDs in the commercial and public sectors is the perceived high initial costs, but when the overall savings are understood, their true value becomes apparent.

LEDs are now available that can fill the role of just about any type of lighting application imaginable. Industry experts expect the advancement in LED technology to continue and indeed major improvements are being announced on a frequent basis. Improvements that underscore the growing role LEDs will play as the world looks for ways to conserve energy and improve the efficiency with which it is used.





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