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Outdoor light

Where can I find a reasonably priced, but safe solution for lighting a sign upwards from the ground.

Is this possible?
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speed_54Commented:
Absolutely. Outside my work we have a sign that would be 20m tall that's lit from 4 halogen spotlights on the ground. The light fixtures are in weatherproof enclosures (with safety grilles covering the lights) fixed to concrete bases. They are wired to a timer with the cables run underground in conduit to the main switchboard. I have also seen large spotlights buried in the ground in concrete enclosures  covered with a clear perspex cover.
As for cost, it will depend on the type of fixture you use, and thus the wattage the lamp is able to put out, as well as the cost of fixing it to a concrete anchor and running cable to the power source.
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
They would need to plug in to an outlet nearby and concrete would not be feasible
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speed_54Commented:
By that I assume that the sign's not a permanent fixture? If that's the case, a couple of spotlights like these could do the job:
http://www.djdepot.com/stage-lighting/american-dj-fs-1000-system-follow-spot-with-tripod-stand.html
You would need to "fence" them off so they don't get knocked over or fiddled with, or cause burns.
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
Speed, thanks

The ones in your link don't appear to be outdoor lights.

I'm also not a fan of conduit underground for this as they may be temporary.  I need an above ground cord designed for outdoor use.
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frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
it looks like a possibility. I have to stabilize it somehow so that it didn't turn over in the grass. I'm not sure how bright it is or if it plugs in. I suppose the leash is for walking a dog so I'm not sure that it has external power.
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