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Cordless folding table light

Cordless folding table light

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Price: 19.94 Including VAT

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{Details}
Rechargeable batteries are built into the light.

Three levels of brightness for the main light, lasts up to 6 hours on one charge.

Super-slim-line, opens to any angle:

e.g. 90 degrees for very close work (including writing)
e.g. 180 degrees, as an emergency light, or to light up a show-cabinet

Supplied with a USB cable.

{Technical}

SIZE,

The base is 70mm (3 inches) wide tapering to 45mm (2 inches); then the folding lamp is 180mm tall (7 inches) by 15mm (about 0.5 inch) wide.

POWER:

DC 5v, 500mA, 1.8w max.

Supplied with a USB cable, to charge it, plug into any device or - mains adaptor that has a USB socket.

Charging time (from flat) 3 to 4 hours

DURATION ON ONE CHARGE:

Main light on HIGH - maintains full brightness for 2 to 3 hrs then gradually dims over the next 1 to 2 hrs
Main light on MEDIUM - maintains full brightness for 4 to 5 hrs then gradually dims over the next 1 to 2 hrs
Main light on LOW - maintains full brightness for about 15 hrs then gradually dims over the next 1 to 2 hrs

{Review}

SUMMARY - PROS

Slim-line, compact, portable, perfectly designed
Five lighting settings (the lowest setting will run for 24 hours continuously)
Built-in rechargeable batteries with built-in charger (just plug it in to charge)

SUMMARY - CONS

A bit pricey
The highest setting (brightest light) will only run for 2 or 3 hours
Takes three hours to charge from flat

DETAIL

I was thinking of trying these for some time, but was put off by the price. When I saw it, I just loved it - it's just so beautifully-designed that I bought one for myself and one of my colleagues bought one too.

It's slim-line, neat, portable, unobtrusive; it folds up so small, yet on HIGH it is bright enough to light up a room. On LOW it will run for 24 hours continuously.

Everything about it has been well thought-out.

You would think that a light this slim would fall over when it's opened, but it doesn't. You would think that an object this lightweight would move when you pressed the button, but it doesn't, because the button is not mechanical, it's a touch-sensor.

FOR USE AT FAIRS AND MARKETS

For lighting a stall indoors under the fluorescent lights you get in most exhibition halls, it's fairly useless, it really isn't bright enough to make any difference.

For lighting individual jewellery displays. Two lights, one either side of a cabinet, on the brightest setting does make a difference, I would highly recommend this, especially if the overhead lighting in the hall isn't very bright. To light up the entire stall, forget it, these are not powerful enough,

For lighting a stall outdoors in the winter (pre-dawn trade markets) - brilliant! You will need between three or four of these lights, but you will sell more stock once the customers can see what they're buying!