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Pros Tons of features, bright, 180/360 light settings, bluetooth compatibleRubber-tipped legs, dimming feature, dual metal hooks for hanging, durableVery long battery life, tough and durable, provides a nice soft diffused lightDurable, packed with features, water resistant, floatsLightweight, solar-powered, durable, inexpensive, packs flat
Cons Some features can be temperamental, expensiveCould be brighter for large groups, replaceable batteries run out quicklyGlow-in-the-dark doesn't work very well, hook on the bottom is not very sturdy, hard to reattach bottom after replacing batteries.Can't fully adjust the amount of light output, limited to four settings, smallLow lumen output, can't fit in pocket
Bottom Line A bright light and a good time.If we could only choose one lantern, this would be it.Unmatched battery life in a traditional, durable lantern.Sweet little lantern that's tough as nails, magnetic and floats.This lightweight lantern is a tough, inexpensive option for weekend camping.
Rating Categories BioLite BaseLantern XL Black Diamond Apollo 30-Day Duro Glow Streamlight The Siege Goal Zero Crush Light
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Specs BioLite... Black Diamond Apollo 30-Day Duro Glow Streamlight The... Goal Zero Crush...
Weight (with batteries, in ounces) 22.88 oz 10.19 oz 29.28 oz 9.14 oz 3.67 oz
Lumens 500 225 700 200 60
Size (inches) 5.08 x 5.0 x 1.73 9.5 x 3.3 x 5.3 7.2 x 3.75 2.4 x 2.4 x 5.4 4.95 x 4.95 x 4`
Number of batteries 1 3 3 3 N/a
Battery type 12000 mAh Rechargeable Internal Battery AA D AA None
Waterproof rating IPX4 IPX 4 "Water resistant" IPX7 IPX4
Manufacturer run time (hours) 78 hrs on low, 7.5 hrs on high 24 hrs 22 hrs on high, 30 days on low 7-37 hrs 3.5 hrs
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