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HMI Light Tower Comparison

How do 12kW Lunar Light Towers compare with conventional light towers?

The data below is based on a single 12kW Lunar Light Tower compared to SIX 4x 1000W standard light towers. Timing is based on 10 hours operation per day.

Figures are approximate and may be subject to change at any time without notice.

Property12kw Lunar Light TowerStandard Light Tower
Glare Free Not available
Hot Restrike Bulb
SilencedNot standard
Fuel Tank volume per unit 250L | 66 gallons 114L | 30 gallons
Fuel Consumption Approx 2.5L | 0.7 gallons /hour 14.4L | 3.8 gallons / hour
Fuel Consumption per month 750L | 198 gallons 4,292L | 1,134 gallons
Fuel Savings Significant annual fuel saving Not available
Light Colour Temperature 6000° Kelvin - daylight 3800° Kelvin - yellow
Light Characteristic Shadowless and Uniform Not available
Lighting Direction Control 360°/180° 360° not available
Maintenance One Light Tower Several Light Towers
Set up, Transport & Refuel One Light Tower Several Light Towers
Lamps Required 1 x 12,000W HMI Lamp At least 24 x 1000W lamps
Vertical Hydraulic Stabilisers Yes - each independently controlled Not standard
Rigid Polymer Lunar Light Head Optional for permanent mounting Not available
Mast Height 10m | 33ft Average of 7m | 23ft
Wind Speed 100kph | 65 mph at full mast height n/a
Ancillary Power 3kVA power points option Not standard
Braking System Mechanical Disk Brakes Drum brakes
Suspension Off road hex-rubber torsion bar Leaf suspension
Wheels 17" Desert Wheels Not standard

Real project cost savings and real benefits

Real project cost savings and real benefits

Incredible Light Power

A conventional portable light tower, typically covers


As one 12000W HMI Lunar Light Tower can replace

Glare Free

Lunar Light systems use a different technology

Shadow Free

Lunar lights reduce shadowing caused by directional beams.

Lower Cost

Lunar lights have significantly lower running costs

Product Range

Lunar has a light for every purpose – towed and non-

Robust & Dependable

Dependable in harsh conditions such as mining

Lighting Direction

Can be changed from 360° to 180° in minutes if there

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