Barlights are low-profile lights that flash 360º, which helps
eliminate any blind spots. The smaller units can now put out a very bright
light, while also reducing wind noise and the likelihood of damage than that of
a bigger unit. Barlights come in a range of lengths from 248mm to 1.2 metres,
with permanent or magnetic mounting options available. Barlights are now one of
the most common style of flashing lights, as they are very versatile and are
often used on Utes, trucks, excavators and cars.
Flashing Beacons are a more traditional shape, with a higher profile and
a smaller footprint. These give a 360º coverage and are more visible when
mounted on higher vehicles, when it needs to shine above other objects on the
vehicle like truck decks, or Ute canopy’s. The smaller base also makes them
more common for the likes of tractors, where they are typically mounted to the
side of the cab. Permanent, magnetic, or pole mounting options are available.
Beacons are most commonly used on excavators, tractors or oversize farm
Direction Flashing Lights
Direction Flashing Lights are a smaller compact option which have a low profile,
so are less likely to get knocked off or to protrude dangerously. They have
tough polycarbonate lenses and are designed to flash in one direction with high
intensity flashes. These lights can be synchronised to flash together or
alternately. There are Amber, Red, Magenta, and White LED light options
available. Direction flashing lights can be used on any vehicle but most
commonly used in the grills or on the body of Utes and trucks.
Different Mounting Types
options are ideal for fitting and wiring up with a switch inside the cab, so
you can fit and forget.
options are designed to be quickly fitted for temporary use. They come with a
long cable and plug, to insert into the vehicle’s cigarette lighter socket.
Pole mount beaconsare fitted onto a permanently mounted pole which has been wired up with a switch. They can be very quickly fitted or removed. They are ideal for applications where the beacon is not needed all the time - like for agriculture machinery which only requires a beacon when travelling on the road between paddocks.