RFI: Spotlights for Nightbirds

To: <>, "birding-aus" <>
Subject: RFI: Spotlights for Nightbirds
From: "Billinghurst, David (CALCRTS)" <>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 08:39:14 +1100
> From:  Alan Gillanders
> A small sealed lead acid battery will set you back about $40
> and fits easily into a bumbag.
> While it is possible to obtain a spotlight for as little as
> $13 it is worth spending 10 times that for a really good one.
> You can then adjust the focus of the beam. I use Lightforce
> equipment for my tours.
> There is an advantage in having bulbs of different strengths
> to cope with different conditions. I use 30 watts in the forest
> but 75 out in the paddocks.

I too have had good service from a Lightforce spotlight and a
sealed lead acid motorbike battery.  I changed to a 30 W globe
in the forest to extend th battery life.


This e-mail and any attachments are private and confidential and may contain 
privileged information. If you are not an authorised recipient, the copying or 
distribution of this e-mail and any attachments is prohibited and you must not 
read, print or act in reliance on this e-mail or attachments.
This notice should not be removed.
Birding-Aus is now on the Web at
To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send the message 'unsubscribe
birding-aus' (no quotes, no Subject line)

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU