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How to Choose Emergency Flashlight

You never know when you are going to get into an emergency situation that requires a flashlight. An emergency flashlight should always be stored in an easily accessible place. A flashlight should always be kept around the house, in the office, in the car, and taken on trips for safety and emergency purposes. New designs in flashlights have made it easier to find a flashlight for use in any crisis situation.

A flashlight in a housing of given size dimension to fit within and under a shoulder epaulet on an article of clothing worn as part of a uniform by a person engaged in law enforcement or emergency medical service activity, for example, with a fastener at a top surface of the housing in the nature of a clip or otherwise, so as to secure to the shoulder epaulet in providing hands-free operation, and preferably generating its light beam through a rotatable front end of the flashlight which both adjusts the angle of the beam, and which acts as the on-off switch for the flashlight. In a second embodiment of the invention, a flashing light beam could also be provided to illuminate through a back end of the flashlight, in giving a stroboscopic type of warning light to oncoming vehicular traffic to reduce speed in nearing the scene being approached.

You have several options when you set out to purchase an emergency flashlight. You should be attention follow below:

Purchase emergency flashlight from a reliable company. There are many well known companies that makes different types of emergency flashlights in China.

Pick a waterproof flashlight. In the case of flood, you want a flashlight that can withstand getting wet. Look for a version that won't be damaged by water.

Get a wind up emergency flashlight. These flashlights do not require batteries to operate. Certain wind up flashlights can last as long as 30 minutes. Super Cool Products has an emergency flashlight that requires 20 seconds of winding up to work.

Opt for an emergency flashlight with additional features built in. There are emergency flashlights that also have a radio, siren and cell phone charger.

Check the brightness of the emergency flashlight. It should shine bright enough to aid you in emergency situations. Flashlights with very bright LEDs are an ideal choice. 

Finding an Ideal Emergency Flashlight.

One of the most important features of an emergency flashlight is easy accessibility. To make finding your flashlight easier, manufacturers have come up with flashlights with magnetic strips that allow attachment to metal objects, such as refrigerators or filing cabinets. No longer will you have to fumble for that flashlight in the dark!

An emergency flashlight that uses alternate sources of power is also easily located. Rechargeable flashlights that plug into wall outlets now come with an illuminating feature that automatically lights up should the power fail. Also great for emergencies are flashlights that require no power source at all: just shake for a few seconds, and the flashlight will be powered for up to 30 minutes.

Flashlights with added features are great to have during times of emergency. New designs in flashlights also offer strobe lights that are great for camping or having in the car, to signal down help in case of an accident. Flashlights equipped with AM/FM radios are also useful to carry in first-aid kits, should an emergency occur. With the new technological developments in flashlights, it is much easier to find a flashlight that will accommodate any emergency.

Tips and Warnings

There are also emergency flashlights that can be solar powered instead of hand cranked. If you do have a flashlight that runs on regular batteries, store an extra set along with it.
Remember to let all family members know where you store your emergency flashlight after you purchase it. They may need to quickly get to it if an emergency arises.

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