@awk Those are fantastic, I had a power outage on Wednesday and they still work great.I would buy them again today. Motion light, night light, motion alarm, smoke alarm repeater, flashlight, phone charger, they may be the best thing I’ve bought from Meh.
@awk After I bought a set of four of these and realized how amazingly useful they are, I was super disappointed to search for them online and realize the product had essentially disappeared. I was wanting to get more for my mom. I still have my set, and they’re still fantastic. I especially appreciate that they don’t have to plug directly into the wall; you can put them anywhere and run a USB cord to them. When they eventually wear out, I’m going to try to open them up and replace the batteries.
@hchavers Well, those were almost certainly early NiCd. Lithium batteries, ion or polymer have far less memory issues. I never feel ENTIRELY comfortable with simple circuits and constant charging, please see any of those videos of electric skateboards or whatever catching fire, for the reason why.
I linked a video in a reply to another comment below, and it appears to show a very similar unit being dissected and repaired after a failure. Yes, it looks like the whole light slides up out of the wall-plug base to allow the flashlight usage option.
A 40-watt bulb has appx. 450 lumens. Hence, a 15-watt bulb, like you would put in small toys or such, would have 150 lumens. This has 45 lumens at its brightest. Just as an example, hubs has a 10,000-lumen flashlight. This would be comparable to one tiny bulb on a christmas tree light string from the dollar store. I’ll pass.
@sinderella These are definitely not 45 lumens. I think they got the wrong description on these. There 6 COBs, not 9, it’s a li-po flat pack for the battery, and the lights are WAY too bright. I actually had to change a resistor to make them dimmer. There is no wireless charging either.
Not sure if it’s just me, but I’ve gotten these now and the description is wrong. I took one apart to change the resistor on the main light because it is way too bright. There are 6 COBs in the main light not 9, and the flashlight portion is 1 single LED. There is definitely not a hint of wireless charging, though I don’t care about that. The main complaint I have is that they do not turn off during the day at all. The front LEDs stay on all the time, and just get brighter when motion is sensed. I pulled the 6.2 ohm resistor and replaced it with a 100 ohm. Now the light is not blinding in the night, and the battery will last a LOT longer in a power outage now too.
I hate this product I bought. What kind of motion activated night light STAYS ON ALL THE TIME? I’ve looked at the instructions several times but I can’t find a setting the works logically: off during the day, on at night, or off altogether until there’s motion. Am I missing something?
What idiot designed these? Why oh why do I buy from Meh…