There are so many times when I want to crawl into bed with a good book before falling to sleep but I didn’t want a large light on as I’m trying to wind down for the night. I needed to find a light that would emit just enough to illuminate the pages I was reading but not the entire room.
Note: I received the book light at a discount in exchange for an unbiased review.
The light is efficient in emitting just the right amount of light for reading a book in the dark. The light does have different levels of brightness, which is nice when I’m in bed at night. I use the brighter option when I initially go to bed because my eyes are used to the light and brightness. After reading a while I adjust to the dimmer light as I get closer to falling asleep. I have noticed that my reading time has been cut down since I become drowsy sooner since the light isn’t stimulating me to stay awake. The light is bright enough to be able to clearly read the words on the pages but not so bright where it keeps me awake.
The clip is pretty sturdy but when reading thicker books I’m only able to attach the clip to a certain amount of pages before it becomes impossible to attach. The clip doesn’t open wide enough to where it is possible to attach to thicker books. Since it’s not possible to securely attach the light to the cover of the book the light it ends up bending as the pages bend due to the weight of the light and clip.
A bonus with the purchase of the light is that it comes with 3 AAA batteries. It’s not very often that lights come with batteries and when they do it’s usually a generic brand. This light actually came with 3 AAA Duracell batteries which impressed me very much. The batteries are easy to install. There are no special screwdrivers needed to open the battery compartment.
The problem that I did have was trying to reinstall the battery compartment cover. I just couldn’t get the back to slide and lock properly. After numerous tries, I was able to get the compartment closed but I still couldn’t get it to lock in flat. It’s elevated a bit so I’m hoping it won’t be problematic with continuous use of the light.
The Knight book light is priced at $15 and taking into consideration the features of the light I’d say it’s worth the price if you’re not intending to use the light with thicker books.
*Note: Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.