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Larson Electronics Announces Release of an Adjustable Light Tower with 5 LED Fixtures

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a powerful new light tower featuring pneumatic operation and a light assembly consisting of 5 high output LED lamps maximum illumination of large scale work areas. Producing over 70,000 lumens of light output in a wide flood pattern and extendable to 18 feet in height, the PLM-18-5X150W-LED Pneumatic Light Tower is ideal for operators who desire an easy to deploy lighting system that can withstand the rigors of demanding industrial work conditions.

The PLM-18-5X150W-LED Pneumatic Light Tower from Larson Electronics is designed to illuminate large scale work areas and provides operators in demanding environments with an easy to deploy lighting system capable of producing 79,350 lumens of intense and powerful light output. This LED light tower simplifies setup and deployment with a pneumatically powered mast capable of elevating the 5 LED lamps up to 18 feet in total height. Rather than have to manually elevate the tower using a hand crank or winch as with many other standard light towers, this system is powered by an included 1/3rd horsepower compressor, allowing operators to extend the mast quickly and safely with minimal effort. A valve located at the bottom of the tower allows easy collapsing and provides a gentle descent that prevents any potential damage from lowering too quickly. The lamp assembly features five 150 watt LED lamps producing a total of 79,350 lumens of light output in a wide flood pattern for uniform coverage of large scale locations. These industrial grade lights are IP68 waterproof to submersion up to 3 meters, making them impervious to the effects of driving rain or windy and dusty conditions. The lamp housings are formed from extruded aluminum for light weight and high durability, and shatterproof polycarbonate lenses protect the LEDs from damage while resisting scratching or breakage. Each lamp can be independently adjusted, allowing the operator to adjust the output of each lamp to provide most effective coverage possible. The lamps are attached to the tower via a heavy duty mounting bracket that can be easily removed, allowing users to remove the entire lamp assembly for more compact and safer transport. The lamps are connected to the main harness with waterproof connectors for added durability, and the main harness is routed within the tower mast itself to prevent fraying or damage from rough use. This light tower can be connected to standard 110-120 VAC power sources such as that provided by standard generators or normal wall outlets, further simplifying operation. The tower can be mounted to trailers, truck beds, or just about any secure flat surface capable of supporting the load using an included mounting plate measuring 12 inches square by ½ inch thick. This mounting plate is predrilled to accept four ¾ inch bolts, making installation easier and providing plenty of strength for a stable attachment. This LED light tower is ideal for operators who want a powerful yet easy to setup lighting system that can effectively illuminate large locations such as outdoor events, construction sites, and even emergency scenes, without requiring complex setup procedures or several people to deploy.

“The PLM-18-5X150W-LED pneumatic LED light tower is an alternative to conventional crank up metal halide light towers,” said Rob Bresnahan with “While the initial cost of acquisition in higher, the total cost of ownership for these is much lower, since the light heads don’t require replacement. Metal halide lights produce a lot of illumination, but are more delicate during transportation and usage that LED light heads that produce similar light output. So if you factor in the cost of maintenance, operators and rental companies alike will see value in using LED light towers.”

Larson Electronics produces a wide range of LED lights, LED light towers, portable LED lights, explosion proof lights and hazardous location LED work lights. The entire Larson Electronics line of industrial grade lighting can be viewed by visiting them on the web at You can also call 1-800-369-6671 to learn more about all of their lighting products or call 1-214-616-6180 for international inquires.

an 18 foot extendable light tower equipped with four LED light fixtures producing approximately 73,950 lumens. The five 150 watt LED lamps produce a wide spread of intense white light, allowing this unit to effectively cover large work areas with high quality illumination.

Magnalights’ PLM-18-5X150W-LED telescoping pneumatic light tower allows operators to quickly and safely deploy 750 watts of intense LED lighting in locations where elevated illumination is needed for maximum area coverage. This three section light boom can be extended to 18 feet for maximum area coverage and collapsed to 8 feet for closer more intense illumination. A locking top mounting plate allows operaters to easy removal of lights for storage or transport. The mast is elevated using an included 1/3 horsepower 250 watt air compressor. An air release valve located at the base of this pneumatic mast allows operators to lower the tower.

Included with this light tower are five of our wet area suitable LEDP5W-30-1227 fixtures producing approximately 14,790 lumens each at 150 watts per light head. One-hundred fifty CREE XLamp XPG® five watt LEDs producing 493 lumens each are arranged in rows and paired with high purity optics to produce a well focused 25 degree spot beam that is ideal for providing far reaching concentrated illumination while still covering a substantial amount of area. We also offer optional floodlight versions with a 60 degree beam spread to provide more light over a larger area nearer the fixture, making flood versions ideal for use as dedicated work and area lights. These LED lights are waterproof to 3 meters, sealed against intrusion by dust and dirt, and very ruggedly constructed to withstand the most demanding environments, conditions and applications.

Each floodlight is securely fastened to the light boom and each lamp includes a support bracket to help maintain lamp stability within its housing. The lamps are connected to the power source via a water tight male pin connector that attaches to a receptacle located on the end of the telescoping boom. All wiring runs through the mast, meaning no loose wires when the tower is collapses. These light masts are typically mounted to trailers or other stable surfaces via a 12 inch square, 1/2 inch thick mounting base-plate which has been drilled to accept four mounting bolts (3/4 inch). A 24 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick mounting plate is attached to the upper section of the mast which provides a strong and stable platform for the two LED fixtures.

We can equip this mast with 1000W or 1500W Metal Halide lights or a wide variety of high powered LED lights with comparable power. Call us at 1-800-369-6671 or contact us at to discuss any special custom ordering requirements.

Suggested Applications: Construction sites, event lighting, emergency services, highway projects, industrial plants, mining, excavation, natural disaster relief, environmental cleanup, and anywhere a mobile light source with large area coverage capability is needed.

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