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Whether you’re trekking through the outdoors after dark or searching for your circuit breaker during a power outage, you’ll want to have a quality flashlight on hand. At Moosejaw, you’ll find a great selection of flashlights for sale from top brands like Nebo®, Fenix®, Coast® and more.
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Consider the following when choosing a flashlight to make sure you get the best fit for your needs.
Lumens are a measurement used to describe the brightness of a light. Flashlights with a lumen output between 50–300 are ideal for general home use. If you need a flashlight for outdoor activities like hiking, camping or fishing, you should choose one with an output of at least 300 lumens. Many flashlights have multiple power settings that allow you to adjust lumen output based on the situation.
Traditionally, flashlights have been powered by single-use, disposable batteries, but an increasing number of flashlights feature rechargeable batteries. These rechargeable flashlights typically come with a charging cable that you can plug into an outlet or charging device. Moosejaw also carries solar-powered flashlights with built-in solar panels for eco-friendly use. Whichever battery type you choose, make sure to check the estimated run time so you don’t get left in the dark.
If you’re planning to use your flashlight outdoors, you’ll probably want to choose one that offers protection from water damage. Most flashlight brands list an “IP rating” to help you understand how much protection the flashlight provides. This rating starts with the letters “IP” followed by two numbers. The first number denotes the level of dust protection, and the second denotes the level of water protection (ex: IP68). A rating of 8 is the highest level of water protection; it means the device can withstand being submerged in water without getting damaged if the conditions meet manufacturer specifications. A rating of 1, on the other hand, means the flashlight is protected only from dripping water. Consider getting the highest level of protection you can afford if your flashlight will be exposed to wet conditions on a regular basis.