Who has got the smallest working torch?

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GadgetUK437

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Aug 8, 2010
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120 lumens anyone?

Meet my DQG Fairy, lives on my key lanyard.
Purely flood, no room for a spot focussing cone and lens on something 30mm long (with a proper battery)


Tiny USB charger, screws on, in place of the head.
Brass one is cheaper than the titanium, I have added lanyard, turksheads and pocket detritus/verdigris... but the tritium vial in the tail is included (room for a second on the other side)


Doubles as a necklace light


Trebles as a surprisingly effective headlamp (just opened up the noose knot enough to fit my noggin)
 
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Nice65

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Apr 16, 2009
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Another DQG Fairy, this one is brass and fearures two green trits.

Next to it is a True Utility Nano, nothing like the output of the DQG though.







Spotlight Speck is another tiny torch, but I don't own one. My smallest usable torch is the DQG, very bright on high, but don't expect serious runtimes from any of these mini torches.
 
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Wayland

Hárbarðr
I used to make small led emitters which I taped to my arrows so I could find them in the dark.

They ran off a hearing aid battery and had a micro dip switch in the case which was made from a quarter length of a fibre tip body tube.

Worked well, never lost an arrow and they were bright enough to see by at close range.

Haven't got any now to take a picture of.
 
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Robson Valley

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Timex wrist watches have their proprietary "indiglo" lighted dial feature.
Doesn't look like much unless it's pitch dark.
Then, seems everything at very close range is lit up for 3-4 seconds.