There are a few effects everyone must consider when buying a flashlight. The first question that needs to be replied is which type of torch one must buy, that is, a LED tactical flashlights or an even incandescent one.
In recent years, these flashlights have increased immense approval. So, is this just a fad, or is there some substance to all the hype?
Read on to know the benefits and disadvantages of flashlights that use LEDs vs. regular ones.
Flashlights with LEDs offer several benefits in comparison to even ones that use incandescent bulbs.
Extended operational life – One of the biggest compensations of LED flashlights is their longer working lives. Most LED flashlights have an working life expectancy of over 25,000 hours, which is as extended than nearly all flashlights will be used. This benefit, made possible by the solid state technology that LEDs use, removes the need for routine bulb replacement.
The battery life of LED flashlights is also significantly lengthier than regular ones. With that said, one needs to recollect that actual battery life depends on the following features: (1) the number of LEDs one is lighting (2) the quantity of light each LED is giving off, and (3) the kind of battery one is using.