Solar flood lights are one of the simplest options to reduce criminal activity around an area. It may be a home compound, a farm, or a school, installing a good lighting system is assured to improve security. For most consumers, the decision to start using solar flood lights was probably the high cost involved with lighting up a wide area. Using floodlights connected to the national electricity grid may be expensive and erratic depending on the area hence the need for solar floodlights.
Solar energy is clearly the better option for consumers despite the high initial set up costs. Consumer research has proven that these high costs incurred when adopting the unconventional power source is later offset by the substantial amount of money saved. One such utility is the solar flood light.
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Benefits of Solar Flood Lights
Solar floods lights can be installed in any location regardless of the areas accessible to the national grid or traditional energy. The powerful LED lights and improved design ensures that the floodlight generates more than sufficient amount of brightness to allow the user to see clearly during night time. Below are some more benefits that can be gained by installing LED solar flood lights.
- Eliminates areas that can be used as hideouts in routes commonly traveled by pedestrians. Security lights remove potential areas that can be used by criminals to hide when waiting to waylay pedestrians. The light spreads over a wide area and leaves little in the dark. This provides added security for example around a house compound or around farm buildings.
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- Provides facial recognition at a 30 feet distance. LED flood lights provide a lighting level that is closest to daylight allowing for increased visibility. The light produced gives the user facial recognition ability at a 30 feet distance. This means that a person can see almost every detail of their surrounding allowing them to recognize everything.
- Enhances the use of other safety devices in the area such as cameras. Solar flood lights allow the use of cameras for security at night by providing the required lighting for it to capture what is happening. The solar LED flood lights can operate at a high powered light when motion activated to increase the camera’s capturing distance and increase its visibility and then switch to a lower light level for camera use. This ensures that the user can capture everything that happens at the specific location at all times including at night. Users may also combine the camera system and the solar powered flood lighting into one.
- Prevent crime in an area. This is probably the main reason why people install solar flood lights. Solar power continues working even when the power is out. Criminals usually operate at this time and having the area lighted up will deter criminal activity and even if a crime was to occur it would be easier to identify the perpetrators because of the good lighting.
- Increases night time activity and gives a feeling of security. The feeling of security was one of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs. With a solar-powered LED floodlight the user can move closer to achieving this need. The added security also makes people more comfortable in continuing with their business even at night for example guards can patrol more frequently if an area has good lighting.
Where Should Solar Flood Lights be Installed
The solar panel should be placed where it can get sunlight directly. The panel should not be hidden from sunlight during the daytime when it can charge. Before using the solar flood lights for the first time, it should be first be exposed to at least 6 hours of direct sunlight for enough battery stored power. The charge time is 6 to 8 hours in direct sunlight at a -20 to 60- degree temperature.
The floodlight should be placed high off the ground to ensure that the light hitting the ground is soft light meaning less blind spots. Let’s take alook at the 10 best solar flood lights the outdoor areas :-
- 【3 INSTALLATION WAYS】SunBonar solar flood lights outdoor can be setup with 3 ways: ①Mounted on the wall as security lighting: wall/garage/garden/barn light; ②Fixed with the ground spike as landscape lighting: lawn/backyard/building/signage light. ③Mounted on the pole as shed lighting: patio/pool/driveway/pathway light.
- 【SUPER BRIGHT & LONG-LASTING】SunBonar 120LED solar led flood light can provide 800-1000 Lumens with 8-12 hours lighting as it's equipped with 120 upgraded high power Big LEDs and newest energy management chip, which makes SunBonar solar powered flood light much brighter than other similar solar lights.(the lighting time varies depends on the weather condition).
- 【STURDY & WATERPROOF】IP65-rated waterproofing with sturdy aluminum casing, allows SunBonar solar security lights for optimal performance year-round and in all climates.
- 【OUTDOOR & INDOOR SOLAR LIGHTS】SunBonar solar panel lights is available for both outdoor and indoor to cope with different usage scenarios. The best solar shed lights for doorway, backyard, garage, driveway, deck, patio, shed, court, pool, sign, porch, corner etc.
- 【WHAT YOU GET】SunBonar 120LED Solar Flood Light, 6 Watts solar panel with 16.4 feet cable, 2 ground spikes, several mount screws, instruction manual, 7*24 friendly & prompt customer service and worry-free life-time warranty.
- Adjustable side lamp heads move upwards, downwards and horizontally for maximum lighting coverage
- Amorphous solar panel charges in all daylight conditions, does not need direct sunlight
- Lumens: 1,200
- Detection distance: 30 ft.
- Two adjustable settings: detection distance and light duration
- 1. MAYSAK Solar outdoor PIR detective motion sensor lights, with waterproof amorphous silicon solar panel charges in all daylight conditions, does no need direct sunlight more suitable for the occasions with weak-sunshine.
- 2. MAYSAK Solar power security lights used newest exclusive self-developed infrared human body sensing technology of detection reaching 25 meters long-range and elimination animal erroneous firing without error triggering.
- 3. This front door solar security lights built-in 60pcs ultra bright LED output 750 Lumens brightness, built-in 5pcs 1.2V 900mAh AA batteries supply powerful electricity and provide longer lighting time.
- 4. This outdoor motion sensor floodlight absorbs and converts the sunlight into electricity in daytime then stored to the built-in rechargeable battery, will light up for 10-120 seconds (Adjustable) when motion detected at night and the switch in "Auto“ mode. It will prolong lighting time if motion detected once again during lighting until you leave the detection area, also you can turns the which to "ON" it meets your need to for long time use.
- 5. All the MAYSAK's products are well packed in a box with our owner brand, please check whether it's the exclusive packaging with "MAYSAK" trademark when you receive the items and we will offer 365 days warranty, please feel free to contact us for support or replace product during this time.
- [Max Illuminate area up to 16ft x 25ft for each lamp ]:You can put these two lamps together to Illumination zone or seperated them into different area as you wish.
- Dusk to Dawn Available:This solar flood light will turn on at dusk and turn off at dawn automatically when it is on "Auto" Mode. The remote distance is 16.4ft.
- Long Working Time: The solar flood light with remote equipped with 6V/18W solar panel to charge the built-in 3.7V/8800mAh Li-ion battery which will provide up to 8-12 hours of continuously lightning after a day of full charge.
- Ultra Bright: The solar remote light is far brighter than other similar lights.With 126Pcs SMD Leds,it provides up to 800Lumens brightness.
- Easy installation:Adjustable wall mount bracket,you can install it either on a wall and use it as security light or place it on the ground as landscape light. No AC or DC power is needed.
- ☀Solar Flood Lights Outdoor Spotlights ☼:Richarm Outdoor Solar flood light will turn on at darkness automatic when you turn on the 54 LED Lights. Die cast aluminium and bright led output at 60 degree to cover wider angle
- ☀54 SUPER BRIGHT LEDs☼ : 6W,3.7V Battery Powered 180 degree beam angle,provide Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Lights illumination for Small Spaces as Solar Garden Lights Shed House Garage Outdoors Flood Lights
- ☀3W/6V SOLAR PANEL☼:Allow RICHARM Solar Lights charge in cloudy weather,4000mAh, 3.7V Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Providing an average of 5-7 hours continuous illumination time with full charge from dusk to dawn. With solar panel, it can convert up to 17% of the sunlight into electricity energy.
- ☀ IP65 WEATHERPROOF Solar Panels with Lights☼: Made of durable Metal ABS Material, you don't need to worry about use in the rain. It can also withstand all kinds of severe weather conditions
- ☀Install as Outdoor Solar Flood Lights or Solar Security Lights to Lighting ☼:Adjustable wall mount bracket and Underground Insert Tube, you can install it either on a wall as shed garage light use it as Outdoor Flood Lights or Insert it in the ground on Patio/Garden/Yard as Security Lights
- 【INCREASE 30% BRIGHTNESS WITH NANO-PLATING REFLECTOR】 SunBonar Solar Flood Light is much brighter than other similar outdoor solar lights in the market, as it equipped with nano-tech reflector, which increase 30% brightness without power dissipation.
- 【10-12 HOURS DUSK-TO-DAWN SOLAR LIGHTING】 SunBonar Solar Flood Light contains a 8000mAh big capacity battery, and matches with a unique designed overcharge & overdischarge protection circuit, which enable the battery to input & output power efficiently in it's 3-5 years lifetime.
- 【WATERPROOF SOLID DIE-CASTING METAL HOUSING】Equipped with high quality die-casting aluminum and waterproof design allows SunBonar Solar Lights Outdoor for optimal performance year-round and in all climates.
- 【AVAILABLE FOR OUTDOOR & INDOOR LIGHTING】 With 16.4 feet cable and upgraded light sensor, SunBonar Solar Flood Light is available for both outdoor and indoor to cope with different usage scenarios. Perfect for using on Front Door, Backyard, Garage, Driveway, Deck, Patio, Shed, Pool, House etc.
- 【WHAT YOU GET】SunBonar Solar Flood Light, 10 Watts Mono-Si solar panel with 16.4 feet cable, mount screws, instruction manual, and 7*24 friendly & prompt customer service.
- SOLAR POWERED & ENERGY SAVING: The solar lights is 2 super bright LED light, produces up to 1500lm brightness output and have a good heat dissipation. Built-in 3000mAh Lithium-ion battery, which is rechargeable by amorphous silicon solar panel with 15 Ft cord. No need for electricity, environmental friendly product. compare with polysilicon solar panel, our amorphous silicon solar panel still can obtain low current charging in the cloudy/rainy days or in areas where sunlight is insufficient.
- IP65 WATERPROOF: IP65 waterproof rating ensures that your 2 head security light fixture won’t give in in rain, sleet or snow weather. Perfect for Entryways, Stairs, Yard, workshops, and large area lighting requirements.
- HIGH SENSITIVITY & ADJUSTABLE DESIGN: Up to 180°wide sensing angle and max 49ft sensing range. Easy to adjust the light heads and motion sensor to different angle as your requirement.
- DURABLE & LONG-LASTING: With an long life rating of 50,000 hours, lasting and consistent in good performance. It’s outstanding quality standards provide efficient lighting and adds extra safety for your house.
- LEPOWER WARRANTY: 1 year warranty.We are fully guaranteed for its quality problem. Please feel free to buy.
- ☼Solar Flood Lights Remote/ Light Sensor/Automatic ☀:Richarm Solar flood light will turn on at dusk and turn off automatic when you turn on the 112 LED Lights. Die cast aluminium and bright led output at 60 degree to cover wider angle about 860 ft^2
- ☼15W/6V Oversized 13.8" X13.8" Polysilicon SOLAR PANEL☀: High Efficiency Photoelectric Solar Panels, it can convert up to 17% of the sunlight into electricity energy. Fast charging full charge in 5 hours ，Can charging in cloudy weather,6600mAh, 3.7V Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Providing an average of 6-8 hours continuous illumination time with full charge
- ☼ 2 Pack 112 LEDs High Bright Output Lighting☀ :Include 2 Pack of 5.1"x 5.1" 6W,3V Li-ion Battery Solar Powered Led Lights 120 degree beam angle,provide Ultra Bright Outdoor illumination for Big Spaces 860 ft^2 as Solar Flood Lights to Bright Big Place Like Basketball Court,Yard,Fence,Arena
- ☼IP65 WEATHERPROOF Solar Lights ☀: Made of durable Metal &ABS Material, you don't need to worry about use in the rain. It can also withstand all kinds of severe weather conditions,16 feet waterroof cable also that allow you install in everywhere you want
- ☀Multiple Installation as Flood Lights /Security Lights/Street Lights☼:Equipped with 16.4ft cable allow you mount the lamp at dark place and the solar panel can be mounted another place to get direct sunshine,Adjustable wall mount bracket , you can install it either on a wall as Factory Sign light use it as Flood Lights or use it as security light to light big place
- 【Brighter Solar Outdoor Lights】Delivers up to 2000 Lumen. This solar motion flood light provides excellent illumination to secure your area. It is ideal for front doors, back yards, garages, driveways, decks, pathways, and porches to illuminate areas that need light when people are present.
- 【Weather Resistant Flood Light】This solar power outdoor light is made of durable cast aluminum, designed to handle extreme weather conditions including; high heat temperatures, snow, and rain.
- 【Long Working Security Lights 】This solar powered outdoor light absorbs more solar energy on sunny or overcast weather conditions with its amorphous solar panel. With its rechargeable 4000mAH battery, expect quick charge times, longer runtimes, and increased performance over other solar security lights.
- 【Multi-Mode Motion Sensor Light 】The integral motion sensor has three light duration settings (30s/60s/90s) when triggered by motion. There is an "ON" setting where the security light performs as a standard light with its integral dusk-to-dawn sensor that automatically turns on at dusk and remains on all night.
- 【 World Class Service】If you have any questions about our solar lights, feel free to contact us for support.
- Solar-Powered & Energy Saving: With dual adjustable head, this led security light is solar-powered, produces up to 950 lumens super bright light and good heat dissipation. Using 1500mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery, no more need electricity and save your electricity bill. The amorphous silicon solar panel is with 15 ft cord and separate from the light. Please put the solar panel in a place where sunlight is sufficient and available.
- IP65 Waterproof: IP65 waterproof rating ensures that your 2 head outdoor solar security lights fixture or outdoor lights can withstand rain, sleet or snow weather. As motion security lights, it's perfect for entryways, stairs, yard, workshops, fence, patio, play court, garden, lawn and other outdoor sites or area lighting requirements.
- Motion Sensor & Adjustable Design The solar motion light provide maximum of 180 degree sensing range and up to 49ft sensing distance. Both light heads are easy to move and adjust, the PIR sensor head is flexible for different angles to satisfy your needs. Please make sure there are no other ambient ray/ infrared light around the solar light.
- 3 Convenient Modes: TEST/ON/AUTO modes to meet your different lighting needs. Test mode only for testing before using in the house and lights up for 5-6 seconds. On mode means normally on, the light will stay on about 1 hour after full charge. Auto mode is when the light sense the motion, it lights up from 30 seconds to 2 minutes(max) according to the pre-setting.
- Glorious-Lite Warranty: We offers 12-month warranty for every customer. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We are here to help!