Sense Lighting

400-2400W High Power Outdoor LED Sports Light 25°/ 40° 150 lm/W

Sense Lighting introduces the newest sports light series SWT-LH, high power each single module with increase light performance. The low amount of LED luminaires needed to meet lighting requirements, in some cases the amount of luminaires which are needed compared to the conventional equivalent, is as low as 80 – 90% while improving lighting quality at the same time. This makes the upgraded solution for sports lighting and industrial lighting, designed to illuminate large areas.
*Input Voltage: AC100-240V/100-277V
*Luminous efficacy: 150Lm/W;
*CRI: 70Ra
*PF: ≥0.95
*CCT: 4000K/5000K
*Operating Temperature: -30℃~ 45℃
*Surge Protection:10KV(High-voltage SPD customizable)
*LED: Lumileds 5050
*Driver: Sosen/Meanwell/ Inventronics/
*Certifications: CE,CB,ROSH.

*ADC12 Aluminum alloy&RAL9007 Material designed.
*one ~ four LED modules, can be free combined to meet the lighting needs of different venues.
* High light efficiency and hood design to meet the requirements of lighting luminosity while effectively controlling light leakage and light pollution, effectively protecting the surrounding environment of the stadium.
*Polarized lens design effectively controls glare and brings a comfortable light experience.
*The detachable design of the lamp body and the power box is convenient for maintenance and supports the installation requirements of the power box.
*Bending bracket design, can be rotated and adjusted for installation.
*DMX512 control and 90 CRI can be customized to realize high-definition broadcast of venues. DALI and other control requirements can also be customized.

Widely used in schools, airports, ports, docks, sports facilities, stadiums, community stadium buildings, squares, high-speed high-pole lights, large outdoor facilities.
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Sports lighting is designed to ensure that athletes have adequate visibility to perform at their best. This includes considerations such as minimizing glare, providing uniform lighting levels across the playing field, and optimizing color rendering to enhance contrast and visibility of objects in motion. Sports have become a significant driver of economic development and urban growth. The popularity of sports events, both professional and recreational, has led to increased demand for sports facilities such as stadiums and arenas. These facilities not only host sporting events but also serve as venues for concerts, cultural events, and conventions, contributing to the local economy and attracting tourists. Sports play a vital role in fostering community interaction and institutional development. Athletic fields, gymnasiums, and other sports facilities are integral parts of educational institutions, municipal recreation centers, and community spaces. They provide opportunities for physical activity, socialization, and skill development, benefiting individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Lighting is identified as a critical component of sports infrastructure. It ensures that sports facilities are safe, functional, and inviting for participants and spectators alike. Whether it's professional competitions, training sessions, or leisure activities, proper lighting is essential for creating a conducive environment for enjoyment and performance. Lighting not only illuminates the playing field but also enhances the overall spectator experience. Well-designed lighting can create a vibrant atmosphere, accentuating the drama and excitement of live sports events. It contributes to the sense of occasion and can make attending a game a memorable experience for fans. Lighting is crucial for television broadcasting of sports events. It ensures that the action is captured clearly and vividly, allowing viewers at home to follow the game with ease. Proper lighting helps television cameras capture the nuances of the game, including player movements, ball trajectory, and crowd reactions, thereby enhancing the viewing experience.

Floodlighting is one of the most widely used types of sports lighting. It involves the use of powerful luminaires strategically positioned around the perimeter of a sports field or venue to provide uniform illumination across the playing area. Floodlights are often mounted on poles or structures surrounding the field, and they can be adjusted to control the direction and intensity of the light. Floodlighting is essential for outdoor sports facilities because traditional overhead structures for hanging light fixtures are often absent, and there are no surfaces available to redirect light bounced from the playing area. Floodlights are positioned to provide direct illumination of the field from various angles, ensuring controlled and uniform lighting across the playing surface. This is crucial for maintaining visibility for both athletes and spectators during outdoor events. Floodlighting is also the primary lighting technique for illuminating large, multipurpose indoor venues such as arenas. These facilities typically have significant seating capacities, requiring lighting solutions that can provide adequate illuminance from multiple positions and viewing angles without causing glare. Floodlights are strategically positioned to achieve this goal, ensuring optimal visibility for players and spectators alike. Floodlighting luminaires serve several roles in sports lighting design. They can project light over long distances to illuminate specific areas of the playing surface, even when mounted on high masts or structures located remotely from the facility. This positioning helps avoid conflicts with functional elements within the venue and minimizes direct glare. Floodlighting designs incorporate a balanced combination of key light, back light, and fill light to reduce harsh shadows and provide uniform horizontal illuminance. By directing light from multiple locations, designers can create a well-modeled playing area that reveals the three-dimensional image of objects such as balls, targets, or players. This enhances visibility and depth perception for participants and spectators.

Directional floodlighting offers advantages over overhead lighting in sports lighting design by providing both horizontal and vertical illuminance across the entire playing area. This is particularly important for sports involving aerial movement or aiming at ground-level targets, ensuring optimal visibility for athletes and spectators alike. Overhead lighting from high bay luminaires primarily provides downward illumination, which contributes mainly to horizontal illuminance. In contrast, directional floodlighting offers the flexibility to provide both horizontal and critical vertical illuminance across the entire playing area. This means that floodlighting can effectively light not only the ground but also objects or players in the air, such as balls or athletes in multi-directional aerial sports. Multi-directional aerial sports involve playing with an object that spends at least part of the time in the air. Examples include soccer, football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, cricket, platform tennis, lacrosse, softball, handball, racquetball, and squash. For these sports, having adequate vertical illuminance is crucial to ensure clear visibility of the playing area and the objects or players in motion. Uni-directional ground level sports are those where the playing object is aimed at a fixed target near ground level. These sports often require high vertical illuminance to ensure visibility of the playing area and the target. Examples include track and field, motor racing, bicycle racing, bicycle motocross (BMX) racing, horse racing, dog racing, drag racing, skiing, and ice skating. Area lighting systems often use floodlights to provide general illumination for large outdoor sports complexes or recreational areas. They are designed to evenly illuminate expansive spaces such as parks, playgrounds, and multipurpose sports fields. Area lights may feature multiple LED modules or HID lamps housed within a single fixture to achieve broad coverage and uniform light distribution across the entire venue. High mast lighting involves the installation of tall poles or towers equipped with multiple floodlights at various heights. This type of lighting is often used in large outdoor sports complexes, stadiums, and arenas to provide expansive coverage and ensure uniform illumination across the playing area. High mast lighting can be particularly effective for illuminating wide-open spaces such as football fields, soccer pitches, and outdoor tracks. Stadium lights are high power floodlights specifically designed for large outdoor stadiums and arenas. These fixtures are capable of illuminating expansive seating areas, playing fields, and surrounding spaces with high-intensity light. Stadium lights often incorporate advanced optics and adjustable mounting options to achieve precise light control and minimize glare. LED stadium lights are becoming increasingly popular due to their energy efficiency, long lifespan, and ability to deliver superior lighting performance for televised sports events.

In indoor sports venues, high bay lights play a crucial role in providing adequate lighting for various activities, including basketball games, volleyball matches, and other indoor sports events. Their powerful illumination helps players track the ball, navigate the court, and perform at their best, while also enhancing the viewing experience for spectators. High bay lights are fixtures specifically designed for indoor spaces with high ceilings, such as gymnasiums, indoor basketball courts, and volleyball arenas. These luminaires are characterized by their ability to emit bright, overhead illumination across large areas, making them ideal for illuminating expansive indoor sports venues. Typically mounted on the ceiling, high bay lights are positioned at a considerable height to effectively illuminate the entire playing area below. Their elevated placement allows them to evenly distribute light across the space, minimizing shadows and ensuring optimal visibility for athletes and spectators alike. Indirect lighting is another type of indoor lighting that is often used in indoor sports venues such as gymnasiums, basketball courts, and indoor tennis facilities. Indirect lighting involves the use of fixtures positioned away from the playing area to minimize glare and provide diffuse, uniform illumination. Indirect lighting fixtures are typically mounted on the ceiling or walls and directed towards reflective surfaces to distribute light evenly without creating harsh shadows or hot spots.

LED technology represents a significant advancement in sports lighting, offering superior performance, energy efficiency, design flexibility, and safety compared to traditional metal halide lights. LED technology offers superior energy efficiency compared to metal halide lights. LED lighting systems can achieve luminaire efficacies well over 150 lumens per watt (lm/W), resulting in substantial energy savings over the lifetime of the lighting system. LED sports lighting systems offer a lower total cost of ownership due to their energy efficiency and virtually zero maintenance requirements over a longer lifespan compared to metal halide fixtures. LEDs enable sports lighting designers to address critical design factors such as visual performance, color quality, glare control, and lighting distribution simultaneously. Custom optics and multi-LED configurations allow for precise and efficient light distribution with low glare and high uniformity. LED technology provides spectral versatility, allowing for faithful color reproduction and customization of correlated color temperature (CCT) to enhance on-site ambience and broadcasting effects. LED lighting systems can be digitally controlled to maximize energy savings and optimize lighting performance. This dynamic control capability allows for precise regulation of luminous flux and customization of lighting parameters such as intensity and color temperature. LEDs offer several safety and environmental benefits over traditional lighting technologies. They contain no fragile glass, hazardous mercury, or hot quartz components, reducing the risk of breakage, environmental contamination, and fire hazards. LEDs also emit virtually no ultraviolet light and are photobiologically safe for human exposure. Additionally, their solid-state construction provides greater resistance to shock, vibration, and wear.

Sports lighting systems are sophisticated assemblies comprising various components such as light sources, optics, drivers, and controls, all intricately integrated to ensure optimal performance. LED sports lighting systems are typically available in two configurations: integrated and modular. Integrated LED luminaires are self-contained units that consolidate all functional elements within a single weatherproof enclosure. Conversely, modular floodlighting systems comprise multiple LED engines powered by an external supply, each serving as a thermally managed optical assembly with enclosure integrity comparable to integrated systems. Integrated systems typically have a unified appearance and offer high visual integrity, making them well-suited for applications where aesthetics are important. These systems are designed for simplicity and ease of installation, as all components are pre-integrated and housed within a single enclosure. They are often tailored to specific types of sports lighting applications, offering optimized performance for particular environments or requirements. Modular systems excel in design continuity and cost efficiency for projects requiring multiple lumen packages or optical configurations. They allow for convenient servicing and replacement of individual light engines and LED drivers. These systems offer scalability for light output and versatility for optical aiming, as multiple modules can be combined and configured to meet varying illumination needs. While modular systems may lack the unified appearance of integrated systems, they offer flexibility and customization options that cater to a wide range of sports lighting requirements. Both integrated and modular LED sports lighting systems have their advantages and are suitable for different applications and project requirements. The choice between the two depends on factors such as project scope, aesthetic preferences, and specific lighting needs.

Effective thermal management is essential for maximizing the reliability and longevity of LED lights, ensuring consistent performance over their operational lifespan. LED packages have a rated service life ranging from 50,000 to 200,000 hours, but the system life of an LED floodlight can be compromised if not properly designed. Excess heat buildup within the LED package is a common cause of failure. Electroluminescence and photoluminescence, the fundamental mechanisms of LED light generation, also generate heat as a byproduct. Heat flux concentration can degrade phosphor efficiency and cause encapsulant yellowing, leading to lumen depreciation and color shift. Operating LEDs beyond their maximum rated junction temperatures significantly decreases their useful life. Thermal management for LED luminaires requires a systems approach. It begins with selecting LED packages with high-temperature capabilities and robust thermal paths. High-power packages have better thermal resistance than mid-power packages. Solder joint reliability is crucial, especially in outdoor environments with temperature cycling. Metal core printed circuit boards (MCPCB), thermal interface materials (TIM), and heat sinks form the system-level thermal path. MCPCBs offer high thermal conductivity, TIM minimizes interfacial resistance, and heat sinks dissipate thermal energy through natural thermodynamics. Passive thermal management is the dominant strategy used in LED sports floodlights. It relies on heat sinks to conduct and convect thermal energy away from the LEDs to the ambient environment. Maximizing the surface area of the heat sink facilitates convective cooling, while aerodynamic designs enhance airflow. However, overdesigned heat sinks with dense fins can accumulate debris and compromise self-cleaning performance.

The optical design of sporting lighting systems plays a crucial role in ensuring uniform and precise light distribution, which is essential for maintaining visual clarity and accuracy during sporting events. Achieving high illuminance uniformity ensures that the visual perception of playing targets remains consistent in terms of speed and position, while maximizing effective coverage of illuminance across the playing area. This uniformity is crucial for ensuring fair play and accurate performance assessment. A clean beam of light is necessary to precisely spread illuminance to the intended area without causing excessive spill light, which can lead to glare or distraction for players and spectators. Traditional lighting systems typically use a system-wide reflector to regulate luminous flux, but modern LED floodlights utilize an array of directionally emitting LEDs. A single reflector is insufficient to efficiently distribute and control light emitted from all LEDs. High-power LED floodlights often incorporate a reflector matrix or lens array. These integrally molded optics provide individual optical control of the LEDs while maintaining consistent optical alignment. Lens arrays, typically made from materials like polycarbonate (PC) or polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), consist of compound lenses designed to provide total internal reflection (TIR). TIR optics offer high efficiency light extraction, uniform distribution, and precise beam control. In high-wattage sports lighting systems, LEDs operate at temperatures well above 100°C, and the temperature at the phosphor layer can be even higher due to Stokes shift and light absorption. Therefore, the thermal stability of TIR optics is crucial, especially considering their close proximity to the LEDs. While PMMA has poor heat resistance above 90°C, polycarbonate resins can withstand temperatures up to 120°C. In extreme temperature conditions, silicone lenses (maximum permanent operating temperature 150°C), glass lenses (temperature stable up to 400°C), or aluminum reflector matrices may offer more reliable solutions.

The LED driver serves as the backbone of LED luminaires, ensuring efficient operation, precise control, and robust protection in diverse applications, including sports lighting systems. Efficient operation is a key aspect enabled by the LED driver. It manages the power supplied to the LEDs, ensuring that they receive the appropriate voltage and current for optimal performance. By providing the right amount of power, the LED driver helps maximize the efficiency of the LEDs, ensuring they produce light with minimal energy wastage. Precise control is another essential feature facilitated by the LED driver. It allows for fine-tuning of the light output, enabling adjustments to intensity levels, color temperatures, and even dynamic lighting effects. This level of control is particularly important in sports lighting systems, where precise illumination is necessary to meet specific lighting requirements for different sports activities. In sports lighting systems, flicker mitigation is paramount to ensure optimal performance and user experience. Flicker not only affects the perception of moving objects but can also impact video recording quality. To address this, LED drivers employ measures such as filtering output ripple using capacitors to reduce flicker. Maintaining a low flicker index is crucial, especially for accommodating high-speed video shooting during sporting events. LED drivers execute various sub-tasks to tightly regulate and dynamically control current output. They also incorporate protection features such as overcurrent, short-circuit, overvoltage, and over-temperature protections to minimize the risk of failure. Surge protection devices (SPDs) are often installed ahead of LED drivers to safeguard sensitive circuits and components from transient voltage damages. Additionally, LED driver circuits are typically sealed against moisture and environmental contaminants to enhance durability and reliability.

LED luminaires can respond instantaneously to user inputs and execute programmed lighting patterns stored in programmable LED drivers. This dynamic control capability allows for a wide range of lighting scenarios, from simple on/off switching to more advanced functions like full-range dimming and tunable white lighting. LED drivers may be designed with different dimming capabilities, such as constant current reduction (CCR) or pulse-width modulation (PWM) dimming. These dimming circuits enable precise adjustment of light output to meet specific lighting requirements or preferences. Dimming circuits within LED drivers interpret signals from various lighting controllers or networked control systems. These control signals can originate from physical dimmer switches, centralized lighting control panels, or integrated building management systems. Control signals are communicated between LED luminaires and control systems using standardized protocols, such as 0-10V, DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface), DMX512, DMX/RDM (Remote Device Management), and Ethernet protocols like KiNET, ArtNET, and sACN. Wired systems offer reliability and high data bandwidth, facilitating bidirectional communication between nodes and controllers. However, they may suffer from limitations imposed by physical wiring, such as installation complexity and maintenance costs. Sports lighting control systems are increasingly utilizing wireless mesh networks (such as Bluetooth, ZigBee, Z-Wave, and Thread) or IP-based network infrastructure for communication. These technologies offer advantages in terms of flexibility, scalability, and interoperability, allowing for easier installation and management of lighting controls.

Smart sports lighting solutions leverage robust connectivity platforms to ensure reliable and efficient communication between luminaires, sensors, controllers, and other digital participants. This connectivity enables real-time monitoring, control, and feedback, enhancing responsiveness and adaptability to changing conditions. The adoption of interoperable standards ensures compatibility and interoperability between various components and systems within the lighting ecosystem. This allows for the integration of third-party devices and applications, enabling flexibility, scalability, and future-proofing of the lighting infrastructure. By bridging the gap between operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT), smart sports lighting solutions enable seamless communication and collaboration between different components of the lighting infrastructure, as well as with external digital systems and devices. This integration facilitates data exchange, analysis, and decision-making, leading to optimized performance and resource utilization. The integration with Internet of Things (IoT) networks holds the promise of revolutionizing sports lighting by enabling seamless collaboration and data exchange among diverse devices across various networks. By leveraging IoT, sports lighting systems can tap into a range of advanced technologies such as cloud computing, Big Data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). These technologies enable the collection, analysis, and utilization of large volumes of data to optimize lighting performance, energy efficiency, and user experience. A robust IoT platform orchestrates interactions between different devices, systems, and networks, streamlining the complexity of technology integration and enabling intelligent control and management of lighting infrastructure.

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