Excerpt: This will drain the battery even when turned completely off. That is the only flaw besides the weak flashlight on top, but it is a deal breaker. If you use this light with a fresh battery for a few minutes, click twice to turn it off, then come back in a couple days the battery will be completely...
Pros: Bright, Easy On/Off, Ergonomic Design, Luminescent, Nice Light, Well Made
Summary: Extremely bright for its compact size Pros: Bright, Ergonomic Design, Easy On/Off Best Uses: Power Outages, Bedside, Emergencies, Outdoors, Gifts, Camping/Hunting I would describe myself as: 'Professional'
Excerpt: Great fluorescent worklight. Excellent mate to other Makita cordless tools. We have a sheep barn & chicken coops without electricity and I'm much happier with an electric "flood" for tasks after dark. Not quite as bright as our white-gas lanterns but much better than kerosene.
Summary: This makita light has served me well! Through Storms, in the dirt, rain, snow, and heat. The bigger batteries of course last longer. Have to remember to click the button twice to turn off or it will leave the little light ontop on.