flashlight : Computer Hardware Buyers’ Glossary

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flashlight

A battery powered light. Usually the bulb is an LED (Light-Emitting Diode) or group of LEDs (Light-Emitting Diodes), but older styles may use a small incandescent bulb. An LED is preferable since it will not burn out and it generates more light for the same amount of power.

  1. Small flashlights fit on a keychain to help you find the lock hole in the dark.
  2. Flashing lights you attach to pedestrians, bicycles and pets to make them more visible at night.
  3. Medium size flashlights let you examine the inside of computers.
  4. Full size flashlights let you find your way in the dark.
  5. Supersize flashlights let you illuminate a campsite/tent for many hours. Often gas-powered lanterns are used instead for this purpose.

Judging Quality

Caveats

Care

Before first use, treat the battery contacts with DeoxIT to protect them from corroding.

Shopping

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electronic product image recommend electronic⇒Dorcy 41-4750 190-Lumen High Flux LED Cyber Light Flashlight with Alkaline Batteries, Yellowto electronic home
asin B002OOZERY
Floats. Waterproof. Also comes is lime, pink, purple, blue. 190 lumens. Takes alkaline AA batteries.
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electronic product image recommend electronic⇒Flashlight, Baomabao XLightFire 30000 Lumensto electronic home
asin B01L8E1B90
This is about as bright as they get. It uses 12 LEDs. It requires 3 × 3.7 volt rechargeable lithium batteries, not included.
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electronic product image recommend electronic⇒MagLite ST3D016 3-D Cell LED Flashlight, Blackto electronic home
asin B000IXAJVY
Three big D-cells. Also comes is blue, red, grey and silver. 3-watt LED. 131 Lumens. Batteries not included.
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electronic product image recommend electronic⇒J5 Tactical V1-Pro Flashlightto electronic home
asin B00V7T1YRQ
dim 2.59 × 9.40 × 2.59 cm
1.02 × 3.70 × 1.02 in
300 lumens, relatively low power which means long battery life. LED. Uses single AA battery.
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