Lighthouse and TS Sports a Bright Part of the XL Center

Photo of Lighthouse LED display at the XL Center

Lighthouse LED display at the XL Center

LED video leader Lighthouse and TS Sports have installed LED video displays in the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

The XL Center is home to UConn men’s and women’s basketball, and the Hartford Wolf Pack, affiliate of the New York Rangers.

For the 2014-15 season TS Sports has installed Lighthouse Pv6 (6mm), Pv16 (10mm), Pv20 (20mm), Fv16 (16mm), and HD10 LED video panels to create a spectacular, state-of-the-art center-hung LED LED display, corner displays, ribbon displays, vomitory displays, and marquees, totaling nearly 7.6 million LEDs.

LED Video Details

There are multiple Lighthouse LED video displays inside the XL Center. A brilliant center-hung display features 14′ high tight-pitch 6mm displays on all four sides. The long sides of the display measure 29′ wide, while the end displays measure 20.5′ across. Circling the bottom of the center-hung LED display is a Lighthouse Pv20 LED ring, 3.15′ high by 85′ in circumference.

In all four corners of the XL Center are Lighthouse Pv16 LED displays. Two of the corner displays measure 2.5′ high by 37′ wide, while the other measure 7.5′ high by 37′ across. Two ribbon displays, each measuring 2.5′ high by 163′ long, encircle the arena, while eight Lighthouse LED displays hang over the XL Center’s vomitories. Eight auxiliary displays and three large LED video marquees complete the installation. The numerous LED displays coordinate or run independently – depending on the event – providing the audience with sponsor and event information before and after events, while serving as main or auxiliary LED video sources during a wide variety of XL Center events.

“Lighthouse is proud to be a part of the XL Center,” said Ed Whitaker, General Manager of Lighthouse – The Americas. “We have a history with UConn basketball, and have enjoyed our peripheral involvement with their many championships.”

The XL Center is Connecticut’s premier destination for sports & entertainment. The 16,000+ seat downtown arena is home to the nine-time National Champion UConn Women’s Basketball team and the four-time National Champion UConn Men’s Basketball team. The XL Center is also home to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, the primary developmental affiliate of the New York Rangers. In addition to the resident teams, the XL Center entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, consumer events and trade shows throughout the season. The venue has played host to an extraordinary roster of world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Drake, and many others. (source –

Photo of Lighthouse LED ribbon display at the XL Center

Lighthouse LED ribbon display at the XL Center

“A multipurpose arena such as the XL Center needs an all-encompassing LED video solution,” Ed Whitaker adds. “Teaming with TS Sports enables us to present facilities with the best in LED video, and determine the right answer to their needs.”


Lighthouse is a leader in LED video display technology that develops, manufactures, and markets LED video solutions for multiple indoor & outdoor applications, media & entertainment events, and sports arenas across the globe. With numerous technological breakthroughs to its name, Lighthouse has established itself as a multi award-winning leader in the LED video industry that holds itself to the highest standards of quality.

Employing the most advanced technology, the highest manufacturing facilities, and world-class, round-the-clock technical support, Lighthouse satisfies customers and captivates the imaginations of millions. For more information about Lighthouse, please visit

TS Sports is a high-end LED video board systems integrator that specializes in state-of-the art LED video technology. Founded in 1997, TS Sports prides itself on being a unique, “one-stop shop” for its customers, offering the industry’s highest-quality, innovative LED video boards. In addition to LED video, TS also installs and services scoreboards, advertising panels, electronic message centers, sound systems and control rooms. For more information about TS Sports, please visit

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