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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 Equipment Trailers
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 Generators & Solar Powered Lighting
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
Radio Communication Towers and Equipment
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
Phase Converters - Single to Three Phase
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
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
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.

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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
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06/14/10 Discover the Excitement of Fishing with Lights

Using lights to attract game-fish has been an effective tactic used by anglers for decades. In an interesting manipulation of the way the food chain works, bright lights operated from a boat and positioned over or under the water at night causes plankton to congregate around the light source. This congregation of plankton then attracts groups of the larger baitfish which feeds on them, and the baitfish in turn attract the bigger game-fish which angler’s prize. Depending upon conditions, it is not unusual to see literally thousands of baitfish swirling en-mass around a patch of water illuminated by a bright light. Fishermen long ago realized the potential this natural phenomenon carries and have capitalized on it with great success.

Although highly effective, using lights to attract game-fish is not always guaranteed to work. In order for light to attract fish, there must be fish present, and the water and weather conditions must be favorable. Fish will not congregate in rough water conditions nor will they hold in water that is simply unsuitable to them. Because of this, in order to effectively exploit the benefits of fishing with lights it is necessary to first make sure that the area to be fished is favorable to their use. Choose areas that have produced fish before, stay to deeper water, and use a fish finder to locate schools of fish that normally would stay in deeper water at night. Try to anchor near structures and drop-offs and look for appropriate water temperatures just as you would normal daylight fishing. The point is that you have to be where the fish are before the lights can be of any use; otherwise they will make no difference whatsoever.

Once you have identified a likely location it is important that you also deploy and operate your lights correctly. In order for the lights to act as an attractant your boat must remain as stationary as possible. If you allow your boat to drift or wander around on its anchor line you will reduce the effectiveness of your lights. Plankton are slow moving creatures and a light source that is constantly changing locations will cause them to remain spread too thinly to attract larger baitfish as they try to follow the most intense source of the light. Drop two anchors rather than one and choose locations with weak currents and light winds which will help to keep your lights focused on one area and allow the plankton to form into the densely concentrated masses that are so appealing to baitfish.

One of the most important considerations when using lights to attract game-fish is the lights themselves. Gaining in popularity among offshore anglers are the underwater lights that are affixed to the hull and illuminate the area directly around the boat from their positions on the hull. Although effective, these lights usually require careful mounting and wiring that passes through the hull or is run along the hull leaving unsightly trailing wires. The good news is that it is not necessary to use underwater lights and great success can be had utilizing normal marine lighting that is already a part of the average boater’s marine equipment. Spotlights and spreader lights can be employed with great effect and do not require any special mounting considerations beyond ensuring that they can be directed at the proper areas from their positions on the boat. Although some light is lost to reflection and distance from the surface of the water, a strong illumination source shone consistently in one area will still attract a large amount of marine life and produce the desired food chain effect the angler is after. For lights shone onto the water from above at least 1500 lumens of light power should be available and 3000 would be preferable.

The next consideration is the amount of illumination the lights used can produce and how much power their use will require. It will take at least thirty minutes of continuous light operation in order for the food chain effect to properly materialize when using lights to artificially prod it into action and they will need to remain in operation for the duration of the time you are anchored. Smaller lights will tend to draw less current but will also be less powerful and therefore less effective. Larger lights will be more powerful, but will of course place a heavier drain on the boats electrical reserves which can shorten the effective amount of time an angler has to work an area. A one hundred watt halogen light will draw around eight amps and effectively illuminate an area only fifteen or twenty feet in radius while a four hundred watt halogen would greatly improve the illuminated radius but would draw approximately 25 amps. Not a good compromise.

Fortunately, there are newer lights available which can provide large amounts of illuminating power at greatly reduced rates of electrical consumption. LED lights are quickly becoming the lighting of choice for general marine lighting and their benefits are being realized in the sport fishing industry as well. A Larson Electronics LED10W-6RB LED Boat Light only draws 5 amps of power at 60 watts, yet produces 4,800 lumens of bright white light. Weatherproof and rugged, it can be mounted in any location that will accept a 3/8 inch hole to be drilled and can also be mounted to railings with optional hardware. Mounted overhead on a railing or hardtop, or mounted to a rear deck railing, this light can be used in a spot configuration to intensely illuminate an area of water 75 ft wide and in flood configuration spread those 4,800 lumens over a 350 square foot area. As an added benefit, the light is positional and can be directed wherever needed making it an excellent all around spreader light useful for more than just fishing.

The lower amp draw combined with high lumen output however are the real strengths behind LED spreader lights like the LED10W-6RB. At 4,800 lumens, the light far surpasses the minimum requirements of a decent fishing light and is strong enough to produce very effective results when used as an attractant. The low amperage draw is a boon to those fishing from smaller boats that need to keep a close eye on their power consumption while out on night angling trips. Mount this light to a rear railing, aim it at the water and wait for the fish to come to you without worrying that your batteries will be dead in an hour.

Keep in mind that some fish are quite wary of bright lights although attracted by the baitfish activity around them. These fish will often hang around the periphery of the lit up water and occasionally dart from the safety of dark water to snag a few baitfish that wander into the fringes of the lights. It’s best to work the area around your illumination and progressively work all the outer edges in case the species you’re looking for is a bit shy. Some have no problems with making a grand appearance and it can be quite exciting watching all the monsters that troll through the brightly lit areas around your boat and trying to present your bait to them. Many anglers make hook-ups next to the boat in the lights and it’s nothing short of spectacular to be able to watch as a huge cobia or snook snatches bait and runs.

If you haven’t tried night fishing in this manner yet you’re missing out. Even smaller boats can be equipped with powerful illumination and the variety of equipment and accessories available from companies like Larson Electronics make choosing and installing that equipment simple. You might just find yourself waiting for the sun to go down before putting a line in the water from now on.





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