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Phase Converters - Single to Three Phase
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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
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Intrinsically Safe Lights
Military Flashlights
LED Waterproof Lanterns
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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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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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02/15/16 Benefits of LED Light Towers to Metal Halide Light Towers

Article - February, 2016 By LarsonElectronics.com

Benefits of LED Light Towers to Metal Halide Light Towers

1000 Watt Metal Halide Light

Table of Contents
  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
  3. Metal Halide Light Towers
    1. Design and Power Usage
    2. Maintenance
  4. LED Light Towers
    1. Design and Power Usage
    2. Benefits and Advantages
  5. Larson Electronics LED Light Tower Lighting Solutions
  6. Conclusion

1.0 Executive Summary

This report covers the advantages of light emitting diode (LED) light towers over metal halide light towers. In particular, the paper expounds on a range of competitive criteria, including energy-saving properties, power usage benefits, heat dissipation and long-term maintenance. The insights found in the report are applicable to business owners, engineers and lighting specialists. Through the study, readers will be able to clearly characterize the specific uses of LED and metal halide light towers. The conditions required for the application of each system will also be covered to ensure best practices for handling and safety.

Larson Electronics brings decades of firsthand experience in working closely with light tower products. The company caters to the needs of customers by providing customized industrial lighting solutions for various industry-specific projects. This report displays the establishment’s dedication and high-level expertise in the delivery of commercial light towers, from the early stages of product offering and recommendations to complex installation and daily maintenance.


2.0 Introduction

Work safety starts with adequate lighting, especially for on-site projects that involve construction, road repair, demolition, mining, movie production and remote rescue operation. A common trend that caters to this need is the installation of industrial light towers. The mobile equipment entails the use of several high-powered lamps that are attached to a sturdy mast for support. Some light towers apply an inflatable mast that also serves as a diffuser to improve the lamp’s illuminative qualities. A generator, which is powered by a diesel engine or large batteries, push power to the lamps. Recently, new eco-friendly designs with solar panels have also made its way into the market.

The main feature of light towers is portability. Businesses can easily transport (using a trailer, cart or manually by hand), deploy and adjust the lights seamlessly, without causing major disruption to the ongoing project.

Benefits for the use of commercial light towers are the following:
  • Reliable lighting for hard-to-reach locations
  • Maximum lighting portability and deployment
  • Increased on-site and remote safety
  • Reduced criminal/illegal activity due to enhanced monitoring
  • Uninterrupted illumination during late hours
  • Robust transportation, including over rugged terrain
  • The two primary lighting technologies that contractors have to choose from includes metal halide and LED. Out of the two options, metal halide towers have been around far longer, with the industry standard being the 1,000-watt version at 110,000 lumens per lamp. Such products usually feature a lamp, ballast and capacitor. One of the major drawbacks of the lights is the “start up” period required to achieve full brilliancy (5-20 minutes, depending on the lamps). It is important to consider that restarting metal halide lights cannot be done instantly, and may take 15 minutes (or longer) to complete the entire process.

    The introduction of LED technology in light towers have added value to the development of the equipment. Such lamps offer long lifespans (up to 50,000 hours) with instant toggling (no warm up or cool down required). The light produced by LED lamps are also clearer and produce less glare, compared to metal halide products. Moreover, LED lights offer up to 40 percent in fuel savings. This enables businesses that incorporate multiple light towers on a regular basis to better manage operational costs. On the contrary, companies that rarely use the towers may not immediately recognize the cost-saving attributes of LED lamps.


    3.0 Metal Halide Light Towers

    3.1 Design and Power Usage

    Metal halide light towers rely on metal halide lamps for its illuminative features. The fixture is characterized as a high-intensity discharge (HID) lamp that generates light from an electric arc within a discharge tube. A mixture of vaporized mercury and metal halide salts help produce the intense light inside the quartz arc tube. It’s important to consider that (unlike florescent fixtures) the lamps do not use phosphor to generate light. When turned on, the ballast pushes a high voltage to the starting electrode and through the tube, which ionizes the argon gas. During the initial start up period, the tube emits a blue color.

    As the lamp increases in heat and pressure (70-700 psi), the mercury vaporizes, along with the following halide salts present in the tube:

  • Hg (Mercury)- Blue
  • AgCl (Sliver Chloride)- White
  • AgF (Silver Fluoride)- No color
  • AgBr (Silver Bromide)- Pale yellow
  • AgI (Silver Iodide)- Green yellow
  • To meet the temperature requirements (1000-3000 Celsius) of the halide salts, the ends of the tube are coated with white ceramic. This reflects heat back into the light for an even white color that closely resembles natural sunlight. Over 75 percent of the energy produced by the lamp is used to make heat, while 25 percent is used to generate the actual light with a ranging color temperature of 1,800K-10,000K. One of the biggest disadvantages of metal halide lamps is the waiting period to full light output. Typically, the warm up process takes 5-15 minutes to achieve 90 percent output. At full output, the lamp cannot be toggled instantly. The fixture must be cooled down considerably before toggling, or the lamp will not restart. Restrike times usually take around 15 minutes or longer, depending on the type of lamp.

    Metal halide lamps have a lifespan of 20,000+ hours, which is over 10 times longer than incandescent lights. Compared to mercury vapor (35-58 lm/W), florescent (30-98 lm/W) and incandescent (15-35 lm/W) lamps, such units offer higher efficiency at 65-115 lm/W. A benefit of using metal halide lamps is the low electrical power required to generate high quality lighting. As a result, the fixtures have made its way into mainstream applications, ranging from large-scale outdoor projects to indoor stadium lighting.

    3.2 Maintenance

    Maintenance for metal halide lamps can be meticulous, especially for businesses with high lighting consumption rates. Because the fixtures rely on ballasts, it is crucial not to run the bulb until it completely burns out. Doing so will damage the ballast and may require more maintenance. In most cases, the lights display a series of signs when they are ready to be replaced. The first and most obvious sign is a color shift. Long periods of consumption will naturally cause the lamps to turn slightly pink from expired metal vapors that build up due to continuous heating and burning. At this stage in the lifespan, the lamp is experiencing a decrease of 40 percent in light output. When a lamp turns light or heavy green, it usually means the capacitor needs to be addressed. The color shift is due to the gases in the arc tube not reaching optimal operating temperatures. Replacing the capacitor will fix the issue, depending on the lighting system.

    The more a metal halide fixture is used, the greater the load required to maintain illumination. This often results in the lamp cycling on and off, or a prolonged start up time. The issue arises from the high levels of heat produced by the unit, which causes the liquid gel filling inside the capacitor to crystallize. The lamp receives an unrestricted current from the delivery of higher current, and the lights turn brighter and turns off. At the end of the cycle, the thermal component cools and resets. The cycle repeats and may cause the arc tube to turn black. A solution for the issue is to replace the ballast, capacitor and lamp.

    According to Venture Lighting, metal halide components fail at the following rates:

  • Lamp: 80%
  • Ballast (Power Supply): 10%
  • Housing: 5%
  • Controls: 5%
  • Compared to LEDs, majority of metal halide component failures are caused by lamps. While most LED component failures come from the driver or power supply. Under consistent maintenance, it is common for metal halide lighting systems to last an average of 20,000+ hours or five years (outdoor lighting) with ballast failure at 10-20 percent over ten years. Indoor metal halide fixtures typically last approximately 100,000+ hours or 15 years with 3-4 lamp and 10-20 percent ballast changes. Failure of the entire units for both outdoor and indoor applications are rare.


    4.0 LED Light Towers

    4.1 Design and Power Usage

    LED light towers incorporate LED lamps to illuminate various locations. Such lighting equipment rely on a solid state design that ensures its sturdiness under extreme working conditions. Instead of filaments, glass and toxic chemicals, the fixtures use chips to produce light. As mentioned earlier, LEDs can save up to 40 percent of energy compared to traditional lighting options. Under optimal conditions, such lamps reach up to 80 percent efficiency with an average of 60-70 percent. By comparison, metal halide units average roughly 50 percent energy efficiency during the conversion of electrical power to light.

    It is important to consider that metal halide lamps require the use of reflectors to prevent the loss of light, and maximize light radiation. This configuration often results in lumen losses due to diffusion and absorption. LEDs do not use the same type of setup (no reflectors are needed) and lesser watts are required to produce the same amount of lumens.

    Naturally, this results in less power requirements during operation, which translates to more power available for businesses to allocate around the jobsite. An example of this energy-saving feature comes from the city of Sacramento, California. In 2011, the city replaced its metal halide lights inside a 180,000 square foot parking garage with LEDs (equipped with occupancy sensors). The installation resulted in an energy consumption decrease of 88 percent, amounting to $34,500 in annual savings.

    Maintenance for LED lights are not as demanding, compared to metal halide lamps. The initial costs of LED equipment are generally higher than metal halides; however, when factoring in maintenance (new pieces, labor and time) LEDs offer more savings in the long term. LEDs have a superior lifespan of 50,000+ hours, which is over five times more than metal halides.

    According to Venture Lighting, LED components fail at the following rates:

  • Driver (Power Supply): 52%
  • Housing: 31%
  • LED Package: 10%
  • Driver (Control Circuit): 7%
  • During failure outside of its lifespan, businesses must take a range of factors into consideration. In addition to LED packages, optics, wires, connectors, seals and thermal management components could lead to product failure.

    4.2 Benefits and Advantages

    The benefits of LED technology in industrial light towers are numerous. Unlike metal halide lamps, LED lights can be toggled instantly. There is no waiting period during start up, and operators have the option to toggle the lights any time while working. This offers greater flexibility on the jobsite, allowing workers to make adjustments to the lighting conditions of the area without minor delays. Furthermore, full power is achieved almost immediately.

    LEDs possess several eco-friendly benefits for businesses, due to their ability to cut down energy costs. The fixtures do not use toxic chemicals, such as mercury and lead, to produce light. As a result, the units are easily recyclable and do not require sensitive handling during disposal. This also makes the lights safer to use on the jobsite, and greatly lowers health-related risks during accidents in the workplace.

    Portable LED towers provide lighting benefits in the following sectors and jobsites:

  • Construction
  • Oil and gas
  • Road repair and maintenance
  • Civil defense and airports
  • Agricultural sites
  • Mining
  • Outdoor events
  • LED light towers are easily transportable over rugged terrain. They can be setup seamlessly, in over half the time it takes to install permanent lighting fixtures. Power options for such equipment vary, from fuel to batteries. A rising trend in the development of light towers is the incorporation of solar energy features. Solar LED towers can help reduce operating costs by using solar panels to charge batteries.

    Hybrid units that offer both diesel and solar options can make the application of light towers more sustainable. Less fuel trips are required to keep the fixtures running, and with more power options available, projects can continue into the night without interruptions. This type of LED light tower was first introduced in 2010 by Progress Solar Solutions. Such units do not need to be positioned away from the focus of the work due to its ability to limit noise and exhaust fumes during operation.


    5.0 Larson Electronics LED Light Tower Lighting Solutions

    Larson Electronics (LE) offers a selection of industrial light tower solutions for businesses and large-scale, commercial projects. The company presents both LED and metal halide models with a variety of mounting options. Going beyond the standard selling of commercial lighting equipment and power accessories, LE also provides customized solutions for establishments that need specific lighting requirements for their facility or project. In addition to light towers, the brand boasts an extensive catalog of industrial lighting products, from UV lights and boat spotlights to explosion proof lights and high bay LED lighting.

      Below is a shortlist of LED light towers available from LE:
    1. High intensity LED light plant with skid mount (600 watts, 7KW diesel generator)
      • Part # WCDE-4-4X150RT-LED
    2. Battery-powered LED light plant (telescoping power, 10-hour runtime)
      • Part # WCBP-8X6V-4XLED
    3. Explosion proof light plant with 30-foot telescoping mast (150-watt LED lights)
      • Part # LM-30-3S-EPLC2-4X150RT-RB
    4. High intensity LED light tower with three-stage mast (2,000 watts)
      • Part # LM-25-3S-4X500W-LED
    5. Horizontal light mast with electric winch and weighted skid base (400-watt LED lights)
      • Part # LM-30-HZ-4X400LTL-LED-EW-WB
    6. Skid mount LED light plant with five-stage crank up mast (600 watts, extends to 30’, daisy chain)
      • Part # LM-SMDE-30-8-5S-4X400LTL-LED-RD-E2E
    7. High mast MegaTower towable LED light plant (8000 watts, extends to 50')
      • Part # LM-50-5S-TLR-16X400LTL-LED

    6.0 Conclusion

    LED light towers offer low maintenance, energy-saving features and durable design, making them more advantageous for high risk, large-scale operations, compared to metal halide light towers. Such units are versatile in meeting the demands of various fast-moving sectors, such as construction, oil and gas, military, sporting events and security. Added flexibility when using LED light towers provide safety for workers on the jobsite.

    Although the products cost more initially than metal halide light towers, the extensive lifespan and the unit’s ability to withstand rough treatment, makes the option superiorly cost-effective in the long term. Lastly, new trends in the space supports the heavy energy consumption of the light towers through the application of solar technology. Such developments have ushered in special types of units that consume less fuel, but can also function without full reliance on sunlight for energy (fuel/solar hybrids).


    At Larson Electronics, we do more than meet your lighting needs. We also provide replacement, retrofit, and upgrade parts as well as industrial grade power accessories. Our craftsmen can custom build any lighting system and/or accessories to fit the unique demands of your operation. A commitment to honesty, quality, and dependability has made Larson Electronics a leader in the lighting and electronics business since 1973. Contact us today at 800-369-6671 or message sales@larsonelectronics.com for more information about our custom options tailored to meet your specific industry needs.





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    150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    300 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    300 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount -140° -C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    300 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount -140° -C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - 140°-C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - C1D1 - 150 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    500 Watt High Mast (Stadium) LED Light - 60,000 Lumens - 120-277 - Outdoor Rated
    160 Watt High Intensity LED Light - 21,600 Lumens - High Mast Lighting - Outdoor Rated
    160 Watt High Intensity LED Light - 21,600 Lumens - High Mast Lighting - Outdoor Rated
    480 Watt High Intensity LED Light - 60,000 Lumens - 120-277V AC - High Mast / Stadium Lighting
    150W Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Low Voltage - Quadpod Mount - 140° -C1D1 - 100' Cord
    Explosion Proof Portable LED Light Tower - Extends to 20ft - Wheeled Mobile Unit - Four 150 Watt LED
    150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - 140° - C1D1 - 250' Cord w/ EXP Plug
    150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower w/ Removable Head - Quadpod Mount - 140°-C1D1 - 100ft Cord
    Low Voltage 300 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - C1D1 - 100' Cord w/ EXP Plug
    150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ DXN Plug
    300 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Extendible Tower W/ Wheels - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    600 Watt Explosion Proof LED Light Tower - Quadpod Mount - 140°-C1D1 - 100 foot Cord w/ EXP Plug
    240 Watt High Intensity LED Light - 32,400 Lumens - 120-277V AC - High Mast Lighting - Outdoor Rated
    120 Watt High Intensity LED Light - 16,200 Lumens - 120-277V AC - High Mast Lighting - Outdoor Rated
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