Work lights have always been something I never really had a need or a care for in all honesty. Since i primarily work in the shop, i always have overhead lighting and never really had a need for site lights. I have been around them and am familiar with the old school halogen heat bombs that were always around the house and my dads work sites growing up, but I never really saw the need in my own work flow. That is until I got one. It light up my life, pun intended. Battery powered LED work lights are an absolute game changer in the shop. No joke. I have a DeWalt stand light and a few Milwaukee LED's as well, and having them mobile and battery powered is amazing. Not to mention, I use them for filming. So when the New One + Color Range RYOBI LED Work Light showed up, I was pumped. Actually, pumped is an understatement. I was STOKEDDDD.
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One of the major differences with the new RYOBI ONE+ LED Color Range Work Light, is exactly what is in its name, color range. This light has adjustable light color temperature from 2700K to 5000K. Which gives the user the option to make their lighting "warm" or "cool" depending on the application. This is especially nice for video and photo. the light also has a 1200 lumen output and 360° of rotation. So it is very versatile and applicable in a lot of settings in and outside the shop. It can be used free standing, or on a stand as well. The light also features multiple brightness settings, which is nice for battery saving and for tuning in for your specific application.
Coming in at $79.97, the RYOBI LED Work Light is affordable if you're in the RYOBI family and have a battery. IMO that is the only downside, is that that price reflects the bare tool. Which like i said, isn't necessarily that bad if you're a RYOBI user already.
When it comes to items like lights, I tend to fault to newer technology, and this typically cost more. For me, i prefer LED in shop settings not only for the ease of use, but for the durability as well. I kick and knock over just about everything in my shop, and i know halogen bulbs would be a disaster. On top of that, it doesn't omit more heat, which keeps it safer when its within arms reach or on your work surface. I use lights like this one when I am sanding or finishing, so I can get the streaks and swirls out of my pieces. They're a huge time saver and massively convenient. They're also portable and small enough to take on installations and to clients homes. All in all, the price of the RYOBI LED Work Light for roughly 80 bucks, think is reasonable, and this light is top notch and steal for anyone who is looking for something portable and durable in the work light category.
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