CREE 40450 185 Lumens Multi-functional LED Lantern and Torch review

CREE 40450 is a multi-functional LED lantern. The solar lamp promises a bright night during camping and during power failures.

RATING : 4.3/ 5

PRICE : $ 26.86

In the box

The package contains a carrying strap, carabiner, Duracell alkaline batteries – 4Nos.

Product Specifications

Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 inches
Item Weight: 11.2 ounces

Lantern and its versatility

LED lantern with water resistant body, could be used as a torch also. It gives out light at 185 lumens (a 20W fluorescent tube light gives out about 1000 lumens). It can be used as a flashing light also.

Light choice

It is multi functional and is provided with a switch to function as an area light or focused directional light. It uses a magnifying lens to give rise to focused directional light. The intensity of light can be varied from full light to low light and flashing light.

Battery

It comes with four Duracell alkaline batteries The description of the lantern lighting up for 25 hr at full capacity and 45 hr at low capacity are flawed. The lantern holds up for 5-7 hr in full capacity and 10-12 hr in low capacity.

Additional features

A rotatable hook has been provided at the lantern base. The outer body finish is smooth and water resistant.

CREE 40450 solar lamp

Pros

  • The lantern is very bright.
  • The flashlight can focus light to act as a search light.

Cons

  • Duration of lighting of lantern mentioned is flawed.
  • The threads at the bottom of the lantern at delicate. So care needs to be taken not to damage the thread while removing the battery.

Verdict

If the main purpose is to light up an area, this lamp does it’s work provided  you can manage with it’s lighting duration.

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