Specification-Version 1.6 November 2011

Description

Bulb type

2 x Ultra bright LEDs

LED rating

25,000 milli-candela each

LED colour

Warm White

Weight (w/ batteries)

135 grams (4.8 oz)

Dimensions

16 x 13 x 37 cms

Brightness (lux @ 2 meters)

10

Maximum visible distance

2km

Maximum beam distance

22 meters

Brightness levels

Variable control by user

Peak style

Pre-bent for optimum sun angle

Beam type

To See with 15 degree wide Flood, at downward angle
Be seen with 280 degree light output
( See and be seen modes operate concurrently )

Strobes

Yes,   High visibility slow / fast  flashing
S.O.S Rescue Signal with accurate timing
10Hz strobe (with auto shutoff after two minutes )

Regulated output

Yes, using 2C Futurevision™ variable duty cycle PWM (pulse width modulation )

Battery runtime at 20 Celsius (70 F)

  6 Hours Sun….. ..12+    hours on dimmer
                      ……2.5      hours on brightest
 6 Hours Cloud……2.2     hour on brightest
12 Hours Sun……...3.0+ hours on brightest

Battery Life expectancy

3 years until 80% capacity ( daily use )

Battery storage – self discharge (20 C )

6 months until 60% charge

Batteries

3 x 160maH NiMH Button cells, sealed inside peak

Charging

Internal through flexible amorphous solar panel

Material – peak

Plastic polypropylene peak  - Sealed by sonic welding - with UV Stabaliser

Material – cap

100% cotton, or PolyCotton, or PVC

Environmental Certifications

RoHS, FCC, CE

Purchase price recovery time

7.0 weeks until free light

 

After 7.0 weeks 2C has recovered initial cost when compared to replaceable battery powered product of similar output  and cost using 2xCR2032 batteries

Return on Investment

330 battery replacements (NZ$2145)
During the life of the product, it will provide the light of 330 batteries of comparable output ( based on CR2032x2 )

Carbon Footprint – in use

Solar charged product has zero emissions, zero pollution, no batteries needed

Carbon Footprint – recovery of power usage during manufacture

< 1 hour when used instead of fossil fueled lighting ( 60 watt bulb) (estimated)

Carbon footprint – WEEE disposal policy

Under European WEEE standards, batteries should be removed by cutting around edge with scissors, and disposed of separately

Water proofing certifications

IPX6

Dust proofing certifications

IP6X

Temperature Range

Charge           0 C to 45 C

 

Discharge    -20 C to 45 C

 

Storage        -20 C to 65 C

Note

Charging times vary according to local conditions such as air purity / altitude /latitude / seasonal / battery condition / temperature

Warranty

1 year on workmanship and materials

Specifications are subject to change without notice.   (c) 2C Light Company  2007-2105

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