For Personal Task and Mobility Lighting When Traveling
The versatility of a Beam n Read Light makes it a good choice for traveling and camping where personal lighting can be needed for a wide variety situations.
Key Features: hands-free; versatility; use anywhere; longer battery runtime
"These Beam n Read Lights would work well for any travel task where you needed your hands free, from rooting around the backpack to reading on a train to writing in your journal at night. If you're traveling with a baby you could change diapers in a hotel room without lighting up the whole room."
- Tim Leffel, PracticalTravelGear.com, Product Review
The versatility of a Beam n Read Light makes it the better choice for travelers. Mini-flashlights aren't designed for reading or knitting or other tasks that need hands free in cars or planes. A clip-on book light is okay for reading books but doesn't handle newspapers, maps, or instructions on paper well nor do they work for quilting, knitting, etc. A Beam n Read Light handles these easily and frees travelers from inadequate lighting in cars, planes, trains, buses or hotels. At night, when street or other lighting is not sufficient, a Beam n Read becomes a handy walking light illuminating the traveler's path while leaving hands free. The extra long battery life is a real plus on the road or in the air, especially in case of power failure while traveling. And the clip on red filter reduces ambient light enabling you to read on a red-eye without disturbing the person sleeping in the next seat.
A Beam n Read Light is great for lighting personal space when camping whether outdoors or in a tent, RV, or cabin. It fills a different need than other lights. A lantern is good for area lighting, a flashlight for hand held spot lighting both near and far, and a headlamp for hands free lighting when engaged in vigorous activities. Worn around the neck, a Beam n Read leaves hands, pockets, and heads free. A Beam n Read provides steady, personal space lighting for walking around camp, reading, knitting, other personal tasks, and even cooking. The extra long battery life keeps them shining when others have gone dim. Some models include a clip-on red filter to help maintain night vision when shifting between lighted and dark conditions.
Beam n Read lights shine an extra wide, bright, and cool light to personal space. No need to sit near a candle or lantern with dim light on your work area. You can have bright light to work anywhere. The reflector head is adjustable for optimum positioning.
Beam n Read LED Hands-Free Lights last longer and keep on shining when most other lights have gone dim. Standard alkaline batteries last for over 100 continuous hours when using 3 LEDs and over 50 hours when using 6 LEDs. Even longer during normal intermittent use. Many bright flashlights don't even last 10 hours. Beam n Read Hands-Free Lights use AA batteries which are the most commonly available batteries worldwide.
Perhaps most important, Beam n Read Hands-Free Lights perform nicely for both mobility and task lighting. Beam n Read lights are uniquely useful for seniors and the disabled who need a hands free, steady light when moving about in the dark using a cane, walker, or wheelchair or just needing hands free for stability. With its flat base it can be used as a mini table lamp such as sitting on a bathroom counter to give light for washing up.
Unlike "book" lights that were designed to clip on printed books, our lights also work hands free with soft materials such as instructions on loose sheets in an emergency supplies kit, as well as newspapers and magazines and even the labels on medication bottles. They also work with all models of eReaders. Unlike headlamps, they won't shine in a companion's eye's when you look up at them.
The Beam n Read LED 6 Hands-Free Task Light and the Beam n Read LED 3 Hands-Free Travel & Reading Light both give a choice between cool daylight-type light or warm incandescent-type light. A clip-on orange filter shifts the LED light to a warm and softer light by reducing blue light. This is useful for those who find the daylight-type light from LEDs too stressful on the eyes. The filtered light is also more relaxing when stitching, reading or doing other tasks in bed at night.
Our patented lights provide a unique combination of features, accessories, versatility, and battery life unmatched by other portable lights. Accessories include clip-on filters, USB Power Kit, and a clip-on magnifier. Included accessories vary by model.
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Product Reviews from magazines, newspapers, and websites
Travel Light, Camping Light
In the world of travel gadgets, simpler is usually better - and there is no better example of this than the Beam N Read personal portable LED light.
...Using the Beam N Read in real life is where I realized that this simple looking product really performs perfectly ...(ASF Lightware Solutions) managed to create what I consider to be the best Amazon Kindle reading light. Of course, the uses don't stop there - the light is also perfect for working on your laptop in your bedroom (or on a dark plane), reading a book in the dark or even for some extra light in your tent...Best of all, the prices are very reasonable ... All in all a very simple and effective product.
Scott Carmichael, Executive Editor,
An ingeniously designed, very bright hands free light
on an adjustable neck strap that lets you read materials that don't
work with clip-on lights, such as newspapers and magazines.
Jamie Pearson, Editor/Publisher,
TravelSavvyMom.com, (2010 Bronze Award, Best Travel Blog, Society of American Travel Writers)
Travel Tech: Low-Priced Essentials for Every Trip There's lots to like about this little lamp on a lanyard. Most importantly, it's plenty bright to illuminate your personal space, whether reading (any electronic or paper-based book, magazine, etc.) or taking an evening stroll from your cabin. It can shine 120 hours at full blast, up to ten times longer than other battery-based booklights (which will crumple a map or newspaper under their weight). It's easy to use: just flip the head up or down to turn it on or off. And it's got a flat base, in case you want to rest it on a table or the ground. It also comes with a clip-on red filter, great for tiptoeing out of a tent without blinding-or stepping on-your mates. Scott Tharler,
Fodor's Travel Intelligence: Travel Blog
It's great on airplanes when the overhead light doesn't work. I keep it by my bed in hotels to use for reading, to get up at night or in case of a fire alarm and evacuation. I have used the light many times in our home during power outages. J.S., International Travel News, Letter to Editor
I just had to add that this light truly is a delight to travel with. It doesn't take up much space, is light to have around your neck, you can adjust it to where you need the light to be and it doesn't bother anyone else in the process... I used this light on my trip and I do believe it will be my traveling companion for now on. Thinking of getting my mother one and my older friend who has trouble seeing.
Bejeweled Quilts by Barb
We have a baby and two young kids - the smallest of which was strapped to me.
These wearable lights, with adjustable angles that light your path with bright,
battery-saving LED light, were exactly what we needed... I also love that
they use batteries so much more sparingly than traditional book lights and other
flashlights... I also like
how it's small and packs flat right in the side pocket of my favorite carry-on.
Shelley Rivoli, Award Winning Author,
These Beam N Read lights would work well
for any travel task where you need your hands free,
from rooting around the backpack to reading on a train to writing in your
journal at night. If you're traveling with a baby you could change
diapers in a hotel room without lighting up the whole room. And this would
solve a problem I had a lot when backpacking: figuring out a way to play
cards in a poorly-lit cheap hotel room. Tim Leffel,
Davey is 3 and he is a little leery about the dark..this will be great for him to wear when we are outside at night. We often have camp fires...Davey gets so scared when we leave the fire to walk back to the house. Problem has been solved using the Beam n Read.
I wish I had this light years ago when we did a lot of camping as a family. It would have enabled me to properly read and craft around the campfire! Not to mention negotiating my way to the camp facilities in the dark with children in hand. Pearl Blay,
Bright Idea, Once you've finished dining with the captain, it's time to retire to your cabin berth, perhaps to read. But what if the cabin light is no good for reading in bed? Enter the Beam N Read (about $20), an inelegant but remarkably bright LED book light you can hang around your neck or lay flat on your chest to illuminate the pages. It works much better than book lights that clip onto the book itself. Alec Ross
CanadianGeographic.ca Gear Blog
I've grown to like them for use around the camp,
especially now that my camp
is at a site without electricity. They allow me to read, find my way to the
bathroom, or do small chores without using my travel trailer's battery to run the lights.
They are absolutely great for camping...
I've even cross-country skied with my old one. There are various models, but ours is the simplest...one bulb and 4 AA batteries. (Laura, crazyguyonabike.com)
I really love your light. I use it a lot when traveling. (Illinois)
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