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.

HMI Light Tower Comparison


Glare Free

Hot Restrike Bulb


Fuel Tank volume per unit

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption per month

Fuel Savings

Light Colour Temperature

Light Characteristic

Lighting Direction Control


Set up, Transport & Refuel

Lamps Required

Vertical Hydraulic Stabilisers

Rigid Polymer Lunar Light Head

Mast Height

Wind Speed

Ancillary Power

Braking System



12kw Lunar Light Tower

250L | 66 gallons

Approx 2.5L | 0.7 gallons /hour

750L | 198 gallons

Significant annual fuel saving

6000° Kelvin - daylight

Shadowless and Uniform


One Light Tower

One Light Tower

1 x 12,000W HMI Lamp

Yes - each independently controlled

Optional for permanent mounting

10m | 33ft

100kph | 65 mph at full mast height

3kVA power points option

Mechanical Disk Brakes

Off road hex-rubber torsion bar

17" Desert Wheels

Standard Light Tower

Not available

Not standard

114L | 30 gallons

14.4L | 3.8 gallons / hour

4,292L | 1,134 gallons

Not available

3800° Kelvin - yellow

Not available

360° not available

Several Light Towers

Several Light Towers

At least 24 x 1000W lamps

Not standard

Not available

Average of 7m | 23ft


Not standard

Drum brakes

Leaf suspension

Not standard

Real project cost savings and real benefits

A conventional light tower produces approximately 100,000 lumens.
The single 12000W globe inside the Lunar Lighting Tower is rated at 1,200,000 lumen output.

Experience the benefits of Lunar Light Towers

Incredible Light Power

A conventional portable light tower, typically covers an area of 45,208 sq. feet (4250m²). One 12000W HMI Lunar Light Tower covers approx 538,200 sq. feet (50,000m²)**


As one 12000W HMI Lunar Light Tower can replace approx 6 standard flood lights– less work, reduced setup/stow-away, cartage and maintenance

Glare Free

Lunar Light systems use a different technology to standard incandescent lights. The light is glare free, and reproduces daylight (6000°K), which provides an optimum night time work environment, a safer workplace for workers and plant operators.

Shadow Free

Lunar lights reduce shadowing caused by directional beams. The shadows that remain are shallow and safe, compared to the dark blackness of directional shadows.

Lower Cost

Lunar lights have significantly lower running costs than standard light towers. Refer to the above table.

Robust & Dependable

Dependable in harsh conditions such as mining sites and desert environments. Independent university tests have demonstrated stability in winds of up to 65mph (100km/hr) Engineered tough, and built to last.

Lighting Direction

Can be changed from 360° to 180° in minutes if there are light constraints above the horizontal plane such as airports, landing strips and nearby neighbourhoods.

* The lux level can be increased by up to 2800% with the use of a Lunar Reflector.
**The light intensity will vary with distance from light source and mast height.
***Yanmar specifications for the TNV88 engine @ 1500rpm is 2.5L/Hr at 75% engine load.

12kW HMI Lunar Light Tower Gallery

HMI Lunar Light Towers in sport setting
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