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Mpower Emergency Illuminator: the Flashlight With a Backup Plan

by Lambert Varias
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Unveiled at CES 2010, mPower Technologies‘ Emergency Illuminator is a powerhouse of a flashlight. It contains two rechargeable and replaceable CR123 batteries  for normal use. But it also has a reserve battery, which can hold its full capacity for up to 20 years.

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The Emergency Illuminator’s LED blasts out 180 lumens of light. The primary batteries can power the flashlight for “hours”, while the reserve has enough juice for two hours of high-intensity light. To use the reserve battery, “simply twist the cap until you hear a snap. That breaks the internal barrier, enabling liquid electrolyte to come into contact with the solid electrodes, activating the battery.”

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To fully cement its claim as a device that “provides power when and where you need it”, the Emergency Illuminator (that’s a damn good euphemism for a flashlight) has a USB port, so you can siphon its power to your other gadgets. Obviously if you don’t have the necessary cable with you this feature will be useless.

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If its looks and features have not given you an idea of its price, this will: the flashlight’s case was designed by Porsche Design Studio. Actual cost? $290 (USD).

The flashlight will pop up in online stores this month, but if you want your own Emergency Illuminator ASAP you can contact mPower (the store is a lie, click the Amazon link and you’ll be taken to mPower’s contact/pre-order page) to pre-order the device. I think Alan Wake just pre-ordered fifty of these.

[via Gear Live]




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