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Frequently Asked Questions:


  • What is the purpose of The Flagpole Beacon™?
  • The purpose of The Flagpole Beacon™ is to minimize light pollution and light trespass while illuminating the flag during nighttime hours.
  • How much of the flag does The Flagpole Beacon™ light?
  • The Flagpole Beacon lights approximately 75% of the flag when flying, and approximately 25% of the flag when draped.
  • How do Lumens work?
  • A Lumen is the measure of the total amount of visible light emitted by a source.
  • Do all Flagpole Beacons™ require a truck?
  • Yes, all Flagpole Beacons requires a revolving truck (included with purchase), and CAM System requires a pole top adaptor.
  • Do all The Flagpole Beacons™ require a transformer?
  • No, just the 12 volt system.
  • Will The Flagpole Beacon™ withstand the vibration caused by high winds?
  • Yes, the 12 Volt system will withstand more vibration than the 120 Volt.
  • Will temperature affect The Flagpole Beacon™?
  • Temperature will not affect The Flagpole Beacon™.
  • What is the life expectancy of the LED light?
  • The life expectancy is approximately 25,000 hours.
  • Can the wires be buried without a conduit?
  • Conduit is necessary for the 359° Revolving Beacon.
  • Does The Flagpole Beacon qualify for Dark Skies?
  • Yes, the Flagpole Beacon does meet Dark Skies requirements for down lighting and energy efficiency.
  • Does the Flagpole Beacon have a warranty policy?
  • View the Flagpole Beacon Warranty.
  • Is the Flagpole Beacon ETL Certified?
  • Yes! Click to view the ETL Certification..
  • What color beacon does the External Halyard Flagpole ship with?
  • External Halyard Flagpole packages ships with a Gold beacon, and the external revolving truck is painted to match pole finish.
  • What color beacon does the Internal Halyard Flagpole ship with?
  • Internal Halyard Flagpole packages ships with a Silver beacon that is painted to match pole finish.

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