Ryobi High Intensity LED Flashlight

A compact flashllight that delivers 220 lumens and 6 hours of continuous light output. Good value if you already own a Tek4 tool

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Ryobi High Intensity LED Flashlight



The Ryobi High Intensity LED Flashlight is part of Ryobi's Tek4 platform of electronic tools. As with all Tek4 tools, this flashlight is powered by a 4V Tek4 battery. You can expect up to 6 continuous hours of light per charge (and several weeks worth if you are using the light intermittently).
 
The impact, dust and water resistant casing is sturdy, and designed to withstand a 6' drop intact. The case is made out of impact plastic and covered with a thermoplastic rubber grip. The battery cover and the head are made of aluminum die-cast, and a metal hood holds the glass lens in place. I dropped the flashlight from an 8' height onto a concrete floor. It did a very nice impression of a ping pong ball, bouncing about; but apart from some nasty scrapes on the metal hood, the light continues to work like a charm.
 
At only 8 ounces in weight, just under 5" long, and about 1- 3/8" diameter, the flashlight fits comfortably in the hand, tool pouch or pants pocket. There is also a convenient belt clip. There is no on/off switch; using your thumb and forefinger you simply turn the head slightly to switch the light on or off. Works beautifully. The LED light is very bright and illuminates quite a wide area. And it does indeed illuminate up to about 100', You can expect to get around 10,000 hours from the bulb, which is an awfully long time - the equivalent of leaving the light on 8 hours a day for 1,250 days.
 
My only complaint is that the flashlight doesn't come with a battery or charger. Unless you opt to purchase another Tek4 tool that does come with a battery and charger, you'll need to purchase these items separately. This will set you back $12.99 for the battery and $11.99 for the charger, which makes the real price of this flashlight $44.97 (plus taxes).
 

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I really like this flashlight. It's rugged enough to use on the job site and survive life in the toolbox; it gives a very bright, white light; and, you'll get a lot of use in between charges. Purchased along with another Tek4 tool this flashlight is great value; purchased alone it would be hard to justify the price.

KEY FEATURES:

  • 4-3/4" long
  • 8 ounces weight
  • 10,000 hour bulb life
  • 220 lumens
  • Illuminates up to 100'
  • Impact, dust, water resistant case
  • Belt clip
  • 2 year warranty

Manufacturer:Ryobi Power Tools 
Available From:Home Depot
Retail Price:$19.99
Model #:RP4400
Made In:USA
Carl Duguay, March 2011
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