How long (hours) do Pila LA's last?

socom1970

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How long (hours) do Pila LA\'s last?

Does anyone know how long Pila 3.7v or other lamps last? I know Surefire LA's last a very long time (I have heard between 30 and 100 hours) and I wanted to know how Pila LA's hold up.
 

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Re: How long (hours) do Pila LA\'s last?

I have a G4 which has at least 30 charges on it.
Maybe that is not typical because the Same bulb
can be driven with 4 CR123, so it is likely
underdriven on the rechargeables.
 

madecov

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Re: How long (hours) do Pila LA\'s last?

My Gl4R lamp lasted over 2 years before I trashed it and it was still working, just a bit brown. I use the light on duty every night. It had been dropped , kicked, and generally abused more times than I can count. I have almost 10 months on the second lamp right now.

I just recently replaced the batteries after more than 2 1/2 years of use and recharging. The operating cost on the PILA lights is pretty low for me and I use the hell out of them.

Other deputies are pretty amazed by the outpu of the light when compared to the Stingers they carry.
 

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Re: How long (hours) do Pila LA\'s last?

Thanks very much for your info. I use my lights a lot and rechargeables are my main option. Thanks again.
 
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