Badminton CoURT & sports hall lighting solutions

designs to meet recommended lux levels for all badminton skill levels

INDOOR Lux Levels

Badminton Lighting

With the top recorded speed of a shuttlecock being 493 km/h, on-court light levels must be high to give badminton players the best chance of returning play.

Kellwood Lighting can provide solutions to ensure that both competitive and recreational levels have optimum lighting. Please see the table below to find the right light levels for you.

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LUX levels for Badminton Courts

ApplicationTypical UseHorizontal
Eave (LUX)Emin/Eave
Class 1International1000>0.7>60<30-
Class 2Club500>0.7>60<30-
Class 3Recreational300>0.6>20<30-

IMPORTANT NOTE: data is compiled from badminton-specific lighting publications. However, these are recommendations only; careful consideration must go into every unique environment.

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Mounting Types




Class 1 (National) - 10 Row Surface Mounted Solution

  • Mount height 10m
  • 3No. Lights per row
  • 300W Forsyth Series
  • 45°/90° Optics
  • Eav = 1,000
  • Uo = 0.8

Class 2 (Regional) - 10 Row Surface Mounted Solution

  • Mount height 10m
  • 3No. Lights per row
  • 150W Forsyth Series
  • 45°/90° Optics
  • Eav = 500
  • Uo = 0.8

Class 2 (Local) - 10 Row Surface Mounted Solution

  • Mount height 10m
  • 3No. Lights per row
  • 100W Forsyth Series
  • 45°/90° Optics
  • Eav = 300
  • Uo = 0.8

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