The new power source does not suffer from the energy-depleting memory effect of other rechargeable technologies, the manufacturer says. The whole rechargeable light line (LED and incandescent) will feature the new batteries and charger bases. These Recoil lights shine a 1-W LED backward at a parabolic mirror to capture 100% of the total light.

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