LuminAID Packlite SPECTRA
Weight: 0.99 kg
Dimensions: 12cm x 10cm x 10cm (When inflated)
Pack size: 3cm x 10cm x 10cm (When not inflated)
Waterproof: IPX-7 (100% waterproof)
Battery: Lithium-Polymer Ion
Additional features: Adjustable strap for easy attachment to backpack or tent
If you're looking to add some colour to your camping kit, then the LuminAID Packlite SPECTRA will be sure to brighten up your evenings. Lightweight, colour-changing and solar powered, it's everything you want from a portable lantern to take on your travels. Coming from LuminAID, the pioneers of the original solar inflatable light, you know these guys will be switched on when it comes to quirky lighting fixtures.
It is perfect to be hung from a tent or your backpack to make you all that more visible when trekking and be easy to hand when darkness descends. It can also be placed on your table to provide some much needed light when eating. With nine different modes including seven different colours, it's not just a fun product, it's a serious one too. Waterproof and holding a ten hour battery life, this is a lantern with some real credentials.
What are the different modes?
A full compliment of seven colours, perfect for mood lighting whilst the colourful fun aspect makes it great for a festival or to keep the kids entertained. The solid white LED mode is ideal for reading or lighting up your tent in the darkest of nights. While the multi-colour mode sees it gradually go through each of the colours in succession, a great feature for a garden party.
How hard wearing is it?
With it's ability to twist close and pack flat, the SPECTRA can be packed away within seconds however don't let its compact and easy-to-store nature fool you, there is no compromise in its durability. Made from a TPU material that does not wane in extremely hot or cold temperatures, it is also 100% waterproof meaning it can sustain the unpredictable British weather and is fully submersable.
How long will the battery last?
The solar battery power is enough for up to 12 hours of lighting after one days charge. To fully charge it takes around 7 hours of direct sunlight. It will also charge in overcast conditions, however this will of course take slightly longer.