What is battery cycle life?

Battery cycle life is defined as the number of complete charge - discharge cycles a battery can perform before its nominal capacity falls below a certain level of its initial rated capacity.

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Why would I want LEDs instead of halogen/xenon/fluorescent lights?

LEDs would guarantee longer lifetime, better light efficiency at the same power usage and less heat emission. Typically units utilizing LEDs as main lighting source would be also more compact due to above advantages. Please refer to detail product material section for further LED type and characteristics information.

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Why do we use optics with LEDs?

LED optics are used to control the light spread and allow you to have light exactly where you need it most. Please refer to detail product material section for further distance and beam information.

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How do I choose best light for the job?

Nightsearcher portable lighting tools are coming in wide variety of models. Still there is no one light which would fit all purposes. Typically flashlight choice would start with intended application which would reflect in size, power and further details like battery and bulb/led type. Please refer to “Products” and “Sector” sections for further classification.

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Do I have to discharge the SLA battery before recharging it?

No. Routinely running the lamp until it exhausts the battery will reduce the life of the battery. Lead acid batteries need to be kept fully charged, especially when they are to be stored for long periods. When in storage, we recommend they are recharged every 3 months. If the battery is left in a discharged state for more than 2 weeks, it will damage the capacity of the battery and may then need to be replaced.

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