Zweibrüder Optoelectronics Unveiled World's Biggest Four-Meter-Long LED Flashlight.

Sep 26, 2011 The Sacramento Bee report that the Lichternacht (Festival of Lights) in Solingen, in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, saw the unveiling of the world's largest flashlight on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Made by Zweibrüder Optoelectronics, it's four meters long and features 19 high-powered LED lights. Thanks to the flashlight, the company has made it into the Guinness Book of Records.

"This flashlight isn't just a high performer, it came about thanks to high performance - 230 hours of work went into its production," says Sven Objartel, managing director at Zweibrüder Optoelectronics.  

Facts and Figures on the Record Flashlight:
Length approx. 400 cm ...roughly equivalent to a VW Golf car Energy consumption 1300 watts ...equivalent to the energy consumption of a typical 1-liter capacity kettle. LED life expectancy c. 100,000 hours ...equivalent to over eleven years of uninterrupted illumination.

Sources: Zweibrueder Optoelectronics
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/09/25/3937013/world-record-the-largest-ever.html#ixzz1Z23L9Q6S

Author:  Alice Jones

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