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Larson FUTURE - Lease Lighting
Explosion Proof Lights
Industrial and Vaporproof Emergency Failsafe Lighting
Industrial Cord Reels and Tool Taps
Megatower™
Rig Lights
Stadium lights
String Lights and Temporary Light Stringers
Tank Cleaning Lights
Vapor Proof LED Lights
Workboat Light Fixtures & Lighting Equipment
Color Changing LED RGB Lighting
Explosion Proof Cord Reels
GOLIGHT Spotlights
Remote Area Lighting and Scene Lights
Utility Bucket Mount, Receiver Hitch & Trailer Mount Lighting
Butane and Solvent Extraction Room Lighting and Equipment
Explosion Proof Fans & Blowers
Explosion Proof Paint Spray Booth Approved Lights
Explosion Proof String Lights
Explosion Proof Switchgear & Controls
Fleet Service Lights and Lighting Equipment
Industrial Handlamps & Droplights
LED Blasting Lights
Night Time Fishing Lights
Portable AC Power Supply Units
Portable Power Distribution Panels
Power Distribution Panels with KVA Transformers
Self-Contained Lighting
Service Pit Lighting
Solar Powered LED Lights
Agricultural Farm Equipment Lighting & Beacons
Explosion Proof Cameras & Surveillance Systems
Explosion Proof Emergency Lights
Garage & Gas Station Canopy Lights
LED Grow Lights
LED Lights
NDT Ultraviolet Lights
Portable Hazardous Location Lighting
Salt Water Processing Equipment
Shelter & Tent Lighting
Thermal Monitoring Cameras and Systems
ATEX Rated Explosion Proof Lights
Automotive Lighting
Class Rated Signals, Alarms, and Systems
Hazardous Location Area Lights and Portable Lighting
HID Equipment Lights
Hunting Lights
Industrial lasers
Industrial Transformers
Light Towers
Outdoor Lighting
Remote Security and Surveillance Systems
Temporary Construction Lights
Vehicle Mounted Spotlights
Equipment & Heavy Machinery LED Light Package Fitouts
Marine Shore Power Cords and Equipment
24 Volt Military Lights
Disaster Relief / First Responders / Search & Rescue Lighting
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
Military Flashlights
LED Waterproof Lanterns
Work Area Lights
12 Volt Flood Lights
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Boat Spotlights
New Boat Lights
HID Boat 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
Evaporative Coolers
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
Portable Wheeled Generators
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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Acro Light Flashlight
Xenon HID Flashlights
Powerlight Flashlight
HID Flashlights
Xenon Flashlights
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LED Status Lights
Forklift Lights
Tractor Lights
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
Street LED Lights
Utility Lights
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Hazard Lights
Strobe Lights - Battery Operated
Strobes & Beacons
Strobe Light Bars
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Headlights - Headlamps - Hard Hat Lights
Flashlights
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Suction Mount Lights
Magnetic Spotlights
12/24 Volt Spotlights
Gifts For Men
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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 Tank Lights
Explosion Proof Phones and Intercoms
Explosion Proof Extension Cords
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Specials
Crane Lights
Solar Power Generators
Explosion Proof Light Rentals
General Light Rentals
Light Tower and Light Plant Rentals
Power Distribution 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
Waste Water Treatment 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.

Larson Electronics Links

  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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06/02/10 Improving Heavy Equipment Safety and Efficiency with LEDs

Although most heavy equipment manufactured for industrial applications today is of exceptional quality and design, there are still common problems that arise due to the environments and situations in which it is operated. Most heavy equipment comes factory equipped with only the basic accessories and is primarily outfitted for operation in optimal conditions. This means accessories related to illumination usually receive only basic consideration and are likely candidates for upgrade or retrofitting. Commercial construction projects are being performed during evening hours at an increasing rate and as a result, the need for effective illumination has increased as well. Good illumination of the work area is critical to the safe and productive operation of heavy equipment, and operations during nighttime hours presents added challenges that if not addressed, can result in lost productivity and increased incidents of work related accidents.

Most commercial worksites are limited in their access to electrical power, forcing companies to expend additional capital on the generators, fuel, and lighting equipment necessary for effective nighttime operations. Additionally, heavy equipment is rarely stationary, mandating a need for lighting accessories that can be mounted to the equipment and run off of its own electrical system, yet still be powerful enough to provide the proper amount of illumination necessary for safe operation.

Aside from generators and portable lighting systems costing thousands of dollars,the usual practice is to install additional lighting directly to heavy equipment and wire it into the equipments electrical system. Although illumination is increased, this lighting is often poorly chosen and inadequate for safe operation. The electrical demands of powerful lamps can also pose a serious problem when coupled with the electrical systems of heavy equipment. Further compounding the issue are the fragile natures of the usual standard lighting accessories. Most aftermarket lamps utilize filament based bulbs which are prone to damage and breakage from repeated vibrations and impacts. Many are not rated for use in wet or dusty conditions, and become inoperable after exposure to these conditions. Therefore, any lighting accessories installed onto heavy equipment must be capable of withstanding these conditions, provide powerful illumination, and yet not present too large a drain on the equipments electrical system.

Quality aftermarket lighting accessories address these problems in several ways. Perhaps the most notable improvement is found in the production of lamps that do not utilize filament based incandescent bulbs in their designs. These lamps generally fall into two categories represented by HID or “High Intensity Discharge” lamps, where light is created by generating an arc between two contact points within a gas filled tube which then excites the gas, and LED’s, or “Light Emitting Diodes”. In LED’s, light is created by passing electrical current through a semi conducting material which then emits light as it’s molecules are acted upon by the electrical energy. Both methods of producing light are far superior to filament based lamps, and both methods are much more energy efficient as well. Since neither method uses a fragile filament in its construction, they are a great deal more durable than incandescent bulbs, and have much longer life expectancies.

HID lamps have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their ability to produce powerful beams of brilliant light with less energy consumption than incandescent lamps. However, LEDs have also begun gaining in popularity due to their even lower energy requirements and greater longevity. Where a HID lamp may last 5000 hours, an LED lamp is typically rated at 25-50,000 hours or more depending upon the lamps design and wattage.  Further adding to their popularity, LEDs do not require special ballasts for operation as HID lamps do. LED lamps are entirely solid state in their design, and are now capable creating lumen outputs comparable to the best halogen lamps.

In heavy equipment applications, LEDs are also popular because of their relatively simple installation and small profiles. A Larson Electronics LEDLB-20E LED Light Emitter only 12 inches long and 2.75 inches high is capable of producing 3,600 lumens of light, and casting a beam over 1100 feet long. This light bar produces this performance while using 60 watts of power and drawing only 5 amps on a 12 volt electrical system. In order to produce equivalent performance with a halogen lamp, nearly three times as many watts at twice the drawn amps would be necessary. The small profile allows this kind of light bar to be mounted unobtrusively on heavy equipment in locations such as overhead supports, cab roofs, fender railings, and just about anywhere else that a solid mounting surface is present.

The LEDLB-20E light bar is also rated for extreme environments and is sealed against intrusion from water or dust, eliminating the concerns posed by the conditions commonly encountered in commercial applications. The LED bulbs are shock proof and will not be affected by the vibrations or impacts encountered when operating heavy equipment. These LEDs provide further benefits over HID lighting equipment with their ability to be operated on a wide variety of voltages. These units can be connected to electrical systems operating with voltages ranging anywhere from 9 to 32 volts without the need for special equipment or connections. Their solid state circuitry achieves this feat by automatically sensing voltages and adjusting the input accordingly, allowing them to be connected to a wide variety of equipment and vehicles with nothing more than a simple connection to the electrical system.

The biggest concern in commercial applications of course is the quality and amount of illumination these lighting accessories produce. As noted earlier, the LED light bar produces 3600 lumens of light at only 60 watts. In standard configuration this results in a beam of light 1,100 feet long by 110 feet wide. In floodlight configuration this same light bar can illuminate 350 square feet of area with bright white light. Mounted in pairs on a moderately sized loader or backhoe, these lights can easily perform beyond the basic requirements expected of auxiliary lighting equipment, and do it while drawing a fraction of the energy standard halogen lamps would need to achieve the same level of performance.

Chances are, that if you take the time to look around construction sites you’ll notice that on many commercial jobs LEDs are already being used extensively as auxiliary lighting equipment on not only heavy equipment, but on vehicles and in light towers as well. Companies are already reaping the benefits of their energy efficient operation and durability, with further savings still to come from their extreme longevity. When considering performing commercial operations at night, companies are increasingly turning to LED light bars to provide the lighting power their equipment requires to perform safely and efficiently without the losses in productivity associated with nighttime operations.

As companies continue to shift their operations to late evening hours, and LEDs continue to advance in design and function, it is only a matter of time before the old standards in heavy equipment lighting become obsolete and LEDs take over as the new standards to beat in the coming years.





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