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Magnalight releases portable Infrared LED light tower

June 6, 2012  By Carey Fredericks

June 6, 2012 - Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com has released a battery powered infrared light tower that can be extended to 8 feet in height and operates for up to 10 hours on a single charge. The LED12W-1x4LT-IR portable light tower from Magnalight is a portable lighting system that provides wide area infrared light coverage for applications where night vision, security cameras, and similar gear is operated. Weather proof and fully portable, this infrared LED tower is ideal for military, law enforcement, and security operations where covert illumination is desired.

The LED12W-1x4LT-IR infrared LED light tower from Magnalight.com contains four 3 watt LED light bars mounted to an adjustable aluminum shaft that can be collapsed to 24 inches and elevated to a full 8 feet in height for maximum coverage of the desired location. This unit contains four adjustable infrared LED lights for high output and wide beam spread and produce invisible infrared light that can only be seen through the use of night vision devices such as day/night security cameras and night vision goggles. The infrared LED light heads are 3 watts each for a total of 12 watts of high output IR illumination and can cover an area over 200 square feet in size. The LED light heads can be adjusted vertically and horizontally and are waterproof, shockproof, and carry a 50,000 hour operational life rating. This portable system is fully self contained and includes a set of collapsible polyethylene legs to provide a stable tower platform even under windy conditions. Power for this unit is provided by a 33 amp hour AGM sealed lead acid battery rated at 500+ charging cycles and multiple recharging options include connecting the unit to a 110-120 VAC power outlet or 12VDC through an included 12 volt corded adapter with an integrated cigarette plug socket for connection to vehicles. This high power light tower is FAA, DOT, CAB, IA and TA approved for air transport, and measures only 24” high x 13.5” wide x 6.5” deep. This feature rich portable infrared light tower includes a built test meter, the ability to use the unit as a portable 12 volt power source, weatherproof construction, and a compact design that weighs only 35 lbs and can be collapsed and folded to the size of an average suitcase for easy transport. Magnalight.com offers several light system options for this portable tower including visible LED lights and higher output infrared LED lights.

“This portable infrared LED light tower is compact for easy transportation and features four 3 Watt infrared LED light heads for use with night vision systems,” said Rob Bresnahan with Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com. “The LED12W-1X4LT-IR light tower is a self-contained lighting system that extends up to 8 feet in height and is approved for air transportation.”

For more information on this product visit; www.magnalight.com



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