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Raytec SPARTAN Hazardous Area Luminaires 01/04/2014

10 REASONS TO CHOOSE SPARTAN

1: High performance Latest SMT LED technology delivering high lumen output of up to 9,000 lumens. 2: Emergency Lighting SPARTAN also comes as emergency fitting with battery back-up to deliver light when it is needed most, and can even be upgraded to an emergency fitting on site. 3: Wide Operating Temperature Suitable for a wide variety of installations from -52°C to + 55°C and rated for T4/T5/T6 environments. 4: More Angles 8 Beam patterns from 10° to 120° both circular and elliptical.   5: Flexible Installation Integrated PSU can be removed and located remotely at ground... Read More

Raytec VARIO Lighting Flood Warning Case Study 18/03/2014

RAYTEC LIGHTING PROVIDES FLOOD WARNINGS

In the wake of devastating national flooding in the UK, security systems are being deployed in a bid to minimise future damage and provide an early warning system to residents. Lighting specialists Raytec, Mobotix and Farson Digital Watercams are three companies who have teamed up to provide a state-of-the-art system designed to monitor river conditions in the UK. Designed by Farson Digital Watercams, the nationwide HD camera network using Mobotix cameras provides real-time video feeds of multiple river sites 24/7. But it is the Raytec Infra-Red LED lighting which is crucial to... Read More

Raytec SPARTAN Hazardous Area ATEX Lighting Range 19/02/2014
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RAYTEC LAUNCH SPARTAN – REVOLUTIONARY HAZARDOUS AREA LIGHTING

Raytec is delighted to launch SPARTAN – a full range of ATEX/ IECEx LED floodlights that change the way we look at lighting for hazardous area environments. With SPARTAN, Raytec’s twin benefits of huge energy and maintenance cost savings can now be applied to the most hazardous and extreme environments. SPARTAN is designed as the most efficient and most maintenance friendly solution for hazardous area environments such as oil & gas, food processing and chemical plants, which require high performance and reliability in the most extreme operating conditions. The new... Read More

Raytec Lighting Catches Intruder - BBC fox family camera.jpg 04/02/2014

FOX FAMILY CAM CATCHES A SUSPECTED BURGLAR USING RAYTEC INFRA-RED

A BBC wildlife project got more than it bargained for, when Raytec Infra-Red lighting helped to capture an intruder live-in-act, in the middle of the night. The video surveillance system belongs to BBC wildlife presenter Simon King, and was installed as part of a ‘Fox Family Cam’ project, designed to film a family of foxes living in London and stream live video 24-hours-a-day to King’s website.

Raytec Lighting Catches Intruder Case Study 04/02/2014
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CRIMINAL ‘OUTFOXED’ BY RAYTEC IR AND BBC WILDLIFE CAM

A BBC wildlife project got more than it bargained for, when Raytec Infra-Red lighting helped to capture an intruder live-in-act, in the middle of the night. The CCTV system belongs to BBC wildlife presenter Simon King, and was installed as part of a ‘Fox Family Cam’ project, designed to film a family of foxes living in London and stream live video 24-hours-a-day to King’s website. However, on 12th January at 3.46am in Herne Hill, South London, images captured under Raytec Infra-Red lighting, showed a man climbing over a fence, trying... Read More

Raytec Awarded Axis Solution Gold Partner 03/02/2014
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RAYTEC STRIKES GOLD WITH AXIS IN NORTHERN EUROPE

Raytec is delighted to announce that they have been chosen as the first ever Axis Gold Technology Partner for Northern Europe. The Gold Partner status follows many years of collaboration between the two companies, particularly in delivering first class education and harmonisingtechnologies to create the smartest, greenest and most advanced systems. CCTV lighting specialists Raytec, and Axis Communications, leader in network video, are committed to spearheading the evolution of security technologies. The two companies hold regular test night events across the globe to help all security professionals get the most... Read More

Raytec Test Night image 27/01/2014

10 TOOLS & SERVICES TO MAKE YOU A LIGHTING EXPERT

1: Lighting Design Service Win your customers’ confidence with a free of charge lighting design showing lighting position, number of fittings, minimum, maximum and average light levels, uniformity and illuminator type. Lighting Designs are available in 2D or 3D and help your customers to approve the lighting system before they buy. See more information here.             2: Energy and Cost Saving Report Service Show your customers the savings possible by switching their lighting scheme to Raytec LED illuminators. Energy and cost saving reports can be... Read More

Raytec - Eight legged problem with integrated infra-red 21/11/2013

THE EIGHT LEGGED PROBLEM WITH INTEGRATED INFRA-RED

Cameras using integrated infra-red generate more heat, causing insects, like spiders, to make their home right in front of them – meaning the cameras view is often completely obscured, causing false alarms and rendering footage unusable.