3W inspection lamp fitted with an additional UV LED on the face plate transforming the lamp into ultra violettorch. The 3 cycle switch allows Half/Full/Torch features. Powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery providing an impressive 230 Lumens inspection light and a 40 Lumen torch. The base is manufactured with an integrated magnet with protective cover and swivel joint enabling the light to be used in any 360° position. Supplied with micro USB to standard USB cable and 3pin approved USB charger.
What is it?
Draper are renound for their tools so we were keen to test out one of their inspection lights, draper kindly provided us with their Slimline LED inspection light. This first thing you would notice about the inspection light is the long thin light area that allows you to slide the light into virtually any gap.
The inspection light has both a top torch and a main light area with a button that allows you to cycle through Half/Full/Torch. The main light puts out 280 lumens and the top torch puts out 40 lumens. It also features a 3.7v li-ion battery meaning that you should be able to use it for around 3 hours without needing to charge it.
The base is manufactured with an integrated magnet and hanging hook allowing for hands free use and the light section is able to rotate to be used in any position.
You can pick up this inspection light for around £30-35 and is available from a number of different retailers.
How we tested it?
As with all inspection lights we test it in a dark unit in an engine bay to test its brightness, ability to get into different areas and ability to use handsfree. All inspection lights are fully charged prior to testing.
We didn’t like:
Overall a very good inspection light, it's slim light area means you can get it into virtually any gap which can be perfect for those tight spaces. It's also priced very well with you being able to pick it up for around £30. These two points alone make it a great option, we just wish it was that little bit brighter – but to get it brighter we suspect at this point in time it would mean it would get much fatter.
For more information on this and other Draper products please visit their website.
by Peter Mar 2018