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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
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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.
Infrared LED Lights:
Infrared LED light emitters for covert
applications. Magnalight Infrared LED emitters are ideal for military and
security applications where a covert source of infrared light is
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We carry the full line of Golight remote
controlled spotlights and related accessories. Magnalight is the only source for
the Golight Stryker Remote Control Spotlight with magnetic base.
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Magnalight 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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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:
Magnalight 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
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Larson Electronics Magnalight
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight is a
manufacturer and distributor of industrial-commercial grade lighting products.
Magnalight 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. Magnalight 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
Magnalight products that are
particularly well suited to military and law enforcement applications include
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. Magnalight manufactures and carries an extensive
line of military spotlights, floodlights, and military
grade lighting accessories and equipment.
Many of Magnalights 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
Magnalight 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. Magnalight 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.
Magnalight develops and stocks a wide
range of explosion proof lights and products as well as intrinsically safe lights and
intrinsically safe LED lights. Magnalight’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. Magnalights 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.
Magnalight 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. Magnalight 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
can also call us toll free at 1-800-369-6671. Purchase orders
can be faxed to us at 903-498-3364 Magnalight 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
If you have any questions or special
requirements regarding any of our industrial grade lighting solutions please
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Larson Electronics manufactures the
Magnalight 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. Magnalight 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 Magnalight 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
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discriminating friends and family.
Larson Electronics' Magnalight 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 Magnalight 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
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Infrared LED Emitters: Improving Vehicle Mounted IR Surveillance Systems|
Vehicle mounted cameras are becoming a staple in most professional security and law enforcement industries due to their ability to record every visual detail of events and incidents that these professionals might otherwise have difficulty making full note of. These cameras are making use of some very interesting technology that allows them to perform all sorts of video recording feats under a wide variety of conditions that would otherwise render video almost useless. One of the more interesting and useful ways security and law enforcement professionals overcome the shortcomings of standard video cameras is through the use of active infrared technology. Put simply, this is a way to provide illumination that although invisible to the human eye, is easily recorded by video cameras sensitive to the infrared end light spectrum.
Most modern video cameras use CCDs also known as Charged Coupling Devices to sense and sort the light coming through the cameras lens. These CCDs are generally sensitive to more than just the visible end of the light spectrum and can sense IR light as well. Manufactures compensate for this in some instances with filters that block out IR light in order to improve the cameras color resolution, but many still leave out such filters due to added costs. This means that many simple video cameras, whether they are the general home camera or professional grade equipment used by law enforcement and security professionals is capable of picking up images using IR illumination. Many manufacturers simply add a set of IR LEDs to their cameras or add a special filter and in effect create a camera that is then touted as low light or night imaging capable. There are, however, drawbacks to this.
Infrared light behaves the same as normal visible light. It is reflected off of objects, passes through transparent objects such as glass, and because of this can be used as a covert light source for devices capable of sensing it. IR light also has the same limitations as normal visible light; it can blocked by opaque objects and its reach is limited by its intensity and focus. Most camera manufacturers when offering IR capable systems include a small set of LEDs that are incorporated directly into the cameras design. When ambient light levels drop below a certain level or the operator manually triggers the low light option, these LEDs then emit IR light which the camera uses to create images in low or no light conditions. The problems encountered with this arrangement often center around the low power of the LEDs used. Because of their low power, the range and intensity of these built in LEDs limits the effective range of the camera in low light conditions as well. In addition, this low intensity IR light reduces the overall resolution of the images the camera creates, reducing the effectiveness with which the images can be used for positive identifications and record keeping.
The most obvious answer then is to increase the amount of available infrared illumination. Increasing the amount of infrared illumination has the same effect as adding additional visible light as far as the electronics within a camera sensitive to IR light is concerned. More available light means better resolution and greater visibility. Adding additional IR can be as simple as adding an auxiliary IR light source that is activated whenever the camera’s low light capabilities are switched on either automatically or manually. Depending upon the amount of light needed and the application, augmenting the cameras IR capabilities can be as simple as mounting an infrared LED emitter like a Magnalights’ Infrared LED Light Emitter - 850nm or 940nm. Infrared emitters such as this can greatly improve the range and resolution of IR cameras many fold over the integral emitters they are equipped with.
With many security and law enforcement personnel tasked with monitoring oftentimes very large areas and requiring an ability to reduce the obtrusiveness of their presence, increasing the effective range of their surveillance equipment offers them this stealth and reach. Whereas the built in IR LEDs of a camera may have an effective range of only thirty to fifty feet, and auxiliary IR LED can extend that range into the hundreds of feet. And they can do this without any modifications or changes to the cameras already in use. As mentioned earlier, increasing the amount of IR light is the same to a camera as increasing the amount of visible light is to the human eye. More light means more visibility. Oftentimes these LEDs can be mounted directly to the camera itself, maintaining the systems portability and compactness if so desired.
Another consideration, however, is where within the IR light spectrum the LEDs produce their illumination. The most common range used in low or no light applications is 850nm. While this is adequate in most cases, these lights still produce a faintly noticeable red glow at the emitter. LEDs producing IR in the 940nm range, however, produce no visible light at all and represent the best option for applications that require the maximum amount of stealth possible. It is important to note before installation what the best recommended IR range is for the camera systems in question is to get the best results. What’s really great about adding an auxiliary IR source though is that any IR sensitive camera will be able to benefit. Whether it is a building mounted dedicated surveillance system or a vehicle mounted mobile system, adding an LED IR emitter will enhance and improve its capabilities.
One other issue here is control. Many low light capable camera manufacturers built an optional ability to connect auxiliary lighting systems right into their devices. With these systems, once the cameras IR capability is activated so is the auxiliary IR. Other systems can benefit by adding a dedicated switch or sensor that will allow manual or automatic activation whenever added IR light is required. Such modifications are generally straightforward and simple to perform although if an individual is unsure how to do this they are best left consulting with a professional. The benefits however outweigh what it would cost to change or upgrade an entire camera system, which makes adding a simple IR LED attractive not only practically, but financially as well.