Beam N Read Hands Free Travel and Reading Light
New edition Beam n Read Hands-Free Light delivers a wide & bright light that lights up 2 book pages and doesn’t disturb others. It’s a true reading light that works with all printed books, Kindles and other eReaders (whether naked, skinned, or covered), PLUS newspapers, magazines, newsletters, loose documents, and other items that can’t support a clip-on light. Worn around the neck, there’s no need to shift it when reading paperbacks.
Included are two 2 special Relaxation Filters: BNR Orange for a softer, warmer light that blocks energizing blue light (especially useful when reading to relax in bed); BNR Red to block blue light and reduce ambient light for sensitive bed partners.
Standard alkaline AA batteries (not included) last an extra long 100 hours, far longer than flashlights and clip-on lights resulting in a lower cost to use (and fewer batteries in the trash). This light is still bright when others have gone dim. Save batteries for when you’re on the go with the optional USB/AC Power Kit with 12 ft of cable that lets you plug into the included USB/AC adapter. Or plug into a USB car adapter/charger, or a computer USB port, or a USB adapter/charger for cell phones, etc.
In addition to reading, this 3 LED hands-free light is great for crafts, travel, and walking in dim or dark places such as an attic, basement, or around the house during a power outage. Use it for writing journals, working, camping, changing diapers at night, and a lot more.
“I’ve never liked clip-on book lights because they add weight to the book, sometimes fall off, make it awkward to hold the book, and interfere with page turning. The Beam N Read has none of these problems, making them a pleasure to use” – BethFishReads.com
“The red filter is my favorite. My hubby doesn’t like when I turn on a bright reading light in the dark…It cuts down ambient light, making everyone happy.” – Momwitha.com
“The Beam N Read is by far the best personal reading light we have ever come across,” – Scott Carmichael, Executive Editor, Gadling.com
- For hands free personal light anywhere; extra bright light is easy on the eyes; doesn’t disturb others
- Wide light from 3 LEDs in a row lights up 2 book pages; works with ALL Kindles, eReaders
- BNR Orange Relaxation Filter softens and warms the cool LED light and blocks energizing blue light
- BNR Red Relaxation Filter blocks blue light, reduces ambient light, & helps maintains night vision
- Alkaline AA batteries (not incl) last Extra Long 100 hours, 3-10x longer than most clip-on lights
Beam N Read USB/AC Power Kit
Save batteries for when you’re on the go or the next power outage with the Beam n Read Accessory USB Power Kit.
It works with all Beam n Read LED Hands-Free lights (3 and 6 LED lights).
In addition to the adapter’s 6 foot BnR to USB cable, this kit includes an additional 6 foot USB extension cord letting you work up to 12 feet from a USB-A socket. Need a longer cable? – just add a standard USB extension cable. Use the included USB/AC adapter or a USB DC car adapter/charger, or a computer’s USB port, or the USB adapter/charger for your cell phone, e-reader, etc. You may leave batteries in the Beam n Read or take them out to make a super lightweight light.
Please note this kit is for external power adapter and will not recharge batteries.
My Thoughts on Beam n Read:
I was extremely excited when my Beam n Read showed up in the mail. I’ve been wanting a light to read at night for a long time, but I didn’t want something that would disturb my husband. He tends to wake up and catch me reading in the middle of the night. 😉The light is very easy to set up and use. I opted to use the extension cable instead of batteries, but I will probably switch to batteries in the future so I don’t have the extra cord. The amount of light it gives off is not a lot, but it’s enough to read by. It had a nice wide beam that covers the entire book, not just one spot, which I really liked. The only downside to the light is that it hangs around your neck, so it works great from a sitting position, but if you change positions, the light moves with you instead of with the book.I really like the light. I think I’ll get one for my mom since she has trouble sleeping and the red light cover seems to help with that. The red light doesn’t disturb my husband either, so now I can read to all hours of the night without getting caught!Source: I received a Beam n Read light and Power Kit from the manufacturer in exchange for an honest review.
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