Batting cages are used by softball and baseball players to improve their ability to hit the ball. Both indoor and outdoor batting cages need lighting for night practice. Indoor batting cages are used in climates where seasonal weather does not permit such activity.
Lighting fixtures have become more than just a means to gain light. They are standard equipment capable of causing significant improvement in style and performance. Lighting fixtures are available in various models, and a model that suits the batting cage can be selected. Some manufacturers of batting cages also provide lighting. Do-it-yourself kits containing electrical equipment and other accessories for batting cage lighting are also provided.
Halogen lamps are usually used for batting cage lighting. A batting cage needs distributed, bright lighting. Today, we use a technologically advanced lighting grid calculated by a computer and aligned by lasers that disperse clean, white light throughout the batting cage. Shadows are kept to a minimum and the ball is clearly seen. Indoor and outdoor batting cages need separate models as the mode of lighting differs.
There are many types of batting cage lighting. If you are interested in conserving energy, you can purchase low-voltage batting cage lighting. Solar light is a cost-efficient method used in batting cage lighting. Solar panels present in solar lamps store energy during the day and at night light up the lamps using the energy saved. The position of light is also an important feature in batting cage lighting. Accurate practice is possible only if the area in the cage is fully covered by light. Low-voltage lighting does not need a professional to install the lighting system.
Voltage is an important factor in lighting a batting cage. While selecting lighting devices, the voltage at which they work is taken into consideration. A means to ward off insects that interfere with night practice should also be employed.