Review of Orchid USB Rechargeable LED Reading Light


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Up for review today I’ve got a simple yet very useful little product, it’s an LED light that’s sold for reading but it’s got plenty of other uses. The lamp has two LED lights attached to flexible metal arms that can operate independently of each other and the base has a strong clamp so you can attach it most anywhere. The light is battery powered and charges over USB. Read on to learn more…

Specifications and Features

Orchid Rechargeable Book Light, Extra-Bright 8 LED Reading Light, Clip On Reading Light

Easy to use: Turning on/off light, adjusting brightness level are control by one button, very easy to operate. The sturdy clip is easy to clamp your book, kindle, tablet and shelf. You also can put it on table, desk with the stable base.

Flexible neck: 360 degree of flexible rotation and adjustable free-twist tube. You also can pose many interested shapes with the two flexible necks, make it funny to use.

Easier to charger: Micro USB Cable to charge book light.

Lightweight and Portable: The gooseneck shape makes it flexible and easy to be carried with, so that it can bring you with light at any place.

Rechargeable battery:the Built-in 1000mAh lithium rechargeable battery can keep working for about 10 hours. The built-in protective circuit to prevent overcharging, overvoltage and short circuits

Specifications:
Operating voltage: 5V DC
Input voltage: 100-240V AC
Number of LEDs: 8
Charging time: 2 hours (include USB charging cable)
Life expectancy: 10,000 hours
Dimension: 45 × 45 × 300mm
Materials: LED lamp, battery, plug
Power: dc4.5v / rechargeable battery
Button function: 50% – 100% off

Price: $16.99 (from Amazon at time of review)

The Review

Let’s start with a video unboxing and review and then move on:

 

This little USB light just comes in a plain white box with a label on it and inside you’ll only find the light and a micro USB cable for charging. It charges just a standard USB port but they do not include a power adapter to charge the battery.

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The light is a base and two LED lights attached to it with flexible metal arms that are about six inches in length, that’s just the arms. The total length is about 12 inches from the top of the lights to the end of the base.

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There are four LEDs in each light and they are controlled by individual switches on the tops of them. The lights have two settings for high and low, just press the button to turn it on low, then press again to switch to high and then press again to power off.

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The base is where the battery is and on the back edge is the micro USB port for charging it. On the top of the base is the clamp with rubber non-slip pads on it. The clamp can open to about 1.25 inches so you could clamp it to a table if you wanted or a desk, but it will fit a book or many other things just fine I’m sure. The top of the clamp is on a swivel so you can even attach it to uneven surfaces.

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The light can stand on it’s own as well as the base is heavy enough to keep it balanced.

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Conclusion

The Orchid LED reading light can be used for many things besides reading obviously. I’ve got plans to use it with my 3D printer actually to provide light on my print bed and prints as they are printing.

It would have been nice if they had included a power adapter for the price.

As is the light is fine I think, it has plenty of uses for sure, I’m sure you can find a use or many for it.

The clamp is well made, I like the rubber pads on the clamp to make sure it stays where you put it.

The battery is rechargeable and the specs say it should last about 10 hours before needing charged again.

Pros:
+Easy to use
+Bright LEDS with 2 settings
+Long battery life
+Standard micro USB connector
+Large clamp

Cons:
-No charger included

score-9-10 Recommended

Grading

Scores Out of 10
Overallscore-9-10
Design / Aestheticscore-9-10
Value / Pricescore-9-10
Performance / Usagescore-9-10

Disclosure: This product was given to me for review by the company for review purposes only for free or at a discounted price.

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