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  • AS 2560.2.3-2007

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    Sports lighting Specific applications - Lighting for football (all codes)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  25-08-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  07-12-2007

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements particular to lighting grounds for playing Australian Rules, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Soccer and examines the particular visual tasks associated with this sport. Lighting levels are specified for recreational, training, amateur and professional levels of play but lighting for television broadcasting is not included. To be read in conjunction with AS2560.1.

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    This Standard contains recommendations and requirements (the requirements refer to methods of assessment and measurement and levels of performance) specific to the lighting of outdoor football grounds for all codes commonly played in Australia, namely - (a) Rugby League;(b) Rugby Union;(c) Australian Rules; and(d) Soccer and for derivatives of Rugby including touch football and ‘touch and tag’.This Standard deals with training and competition levels of play and takes into account spectator viewing requirements associated with these levels of play. The Standard does not address the amenity and emergency lighting which may be required in public areas associated with stadiums.Additional recommendations and requirements applicable to all sports venues, including those for football, are contained in AS 2560.1.The Standard does not detail special requirements of lighting for colour television broadcasting.This Standard makes recommendations, but does not set requirements, for obtrusive light released into the environment from sports lighting installations (see Clause 10).

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    Committee LG-009
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 07/07/2017.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2017 and remains current in New Zealand. <a href="https://infostore.saiglobal.com/PDFReconfirmed/2560.2.3-2007_reconfirm.pdf">Reconfirmation Notice 07/07/2017</a>
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    First published as AS 2560.2.3-1986.
    Second edition 2002.
    Previous edition 2002.
    Third edition 2007.
    Reconfirmed 2017. Originated as AS 2560.2.3-1986. Previous edition 2002. Third edition 2007.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2560.1-2002 Sports lighting General principles
    AS/NZS 3827.2:1998 Lighting system performance - Accuracies and tolerances - Compliance requirements
    AS 4282-1997 Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting
    AS/NZS 3827.1:1998 Lighting system performance - Accuracies and tolerances Overview and general recommendations

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    HB 49.1-1993 Sporting Facilities Manual - Sports lighting
    AS/NZS 7000:2010 Overhead line design - Detailed procedures
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