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SGT Rock
2003-01-17, 21:36
LED - a form of light that is revolutionizing the way hikers see at night. Instead of using an incandesant bulb that relies on a heated filiment in a vacum, an LED is actually an electronic component. The benifit is that an LED can put out about the same amount of light with smaller, lighter lithium bateries that last longer and perform better in clod weather; and the LED itself will last thousands of hours before failure.

LEDs can be as small as a keychain model, or as large as a more standard flashlight. They have been made into headlamps, and there are even some manufacturers makeing replacement LED bulbs for their old flashlights.

2003-02-02, 14:08
LED= light emitting diode

You can also buy a single LED and fit it into your old maglite. But ill stick to my 3 LED headlamp.