Tag Archives: D batteries

Olde Brooklyn Lantern – New Product Tuesday

Olde Brooklyn LED Lantern with DimmerOlde Brooklyn LanternYe Olde Brooklyn Lantern is a retro-styled LED lantern with dimming function. The 12 LED bulbs are claimed to last for 100,000 hours, but the commercial neglects to mention that it takes two ordinary D flashlight batteries to actually power the lantern. They should last quite a while.

We’re not sure why Telebrands chose to name this flashlight after Brooklyn rather than some other historic American city like Boston, Philadelphia or Baltimore. Pretty sure that naming it after Chicago would make people think of Mrs. O’Leary’s cow, although this battery-operated LED light is always cool to the touch and could never start a fire like an old-fashioned kerosene lantern with an open flame.

Continue reading