SCORE 23 MSRP: $20
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If the Bungee Dealee Bob is the best new low-tech gadget then the Nokero Dome light is the best new high-tech gadget. This dome light has 4 LED bulbs with a small dome globe that is solar powered. It is incredibly light in weight at less than 4 oz! It is powered by a replaceable NiMh battery. The battery is charged by the solar panel and gives you up to 6 hours of light on one charge. While it will never be mistaken for a Coleman lantern in terms of the amount of light produced it provides plenty of light to play cards, read a book, or cook a late dinner. I charged it about every other day and never ran out of light. I have only one complaint. It needs to be beefed up a bit. The rubber cover on the switch split before the end of the trip. It doesn't affect its performance but it makes it no longer waterproof. A protective packing container would be nice also.
Oh, and one other thing. Don't be fooled when you get one and it doesn't appear to work. It only works when it is dark out or the solar panel is covered. When I first got it I thought it didn't work. I ended up watching a You Tube video and learned this trick.
FINAL EVALUATION: Awesome! A big leap forward in technology and saving weight
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