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NITECORE LA30 250 Lumen USB Rechargeable Small Camping Lantern
NITECORE LA30 250 Lumen White & Red LED Bi-Fuel Mini Lantern - Runs on a Built-In Rechargeable Battery OR 2x AA Batteries

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Price: $39.95

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Product Code: FL-NITE-LA30

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  • Uses 8 high CRI (CRI≥90) LEDs and 3 red LEDs
  • Powered by the built-in 1800mAh high capacity rechargeable Li-ion battery or two AA batteries
  • Single switch controls 3 brightness levels, 2 light sources and 2 special modes
  • Highly translucent dome style diffuser provides 360 degress of well distributed lighting
  • Red SOS and location beacon modes for emergencies and signaling
  • Magnetic base and built-in metal hook for hands free use

Included in the Box

  • NITECORE LA30 lantern
  • O-ring for battery cover
  • O-ring for screw
  • USB charging cable
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card

Mini Lantern with White & Red Output

NITECORE delivers the ultimate compact camping lantern with the rechargeable NITECORE LA30. Equipped with 8 high CRI LEDs, the LA30 provides up to 250 lumens of 360 degree lighting at distances up to 38 yards--perfect for lighting up tents and camping areas. Three secondary LEDs emit up to 40 lumens of red output which can be used to preserve night vision while star gazing, map reading or searching through your tent. At less than 3 inches in length, the LA30 fits into the palm of your hand and can be conveniently stored in pockets, bags or backpacks while traveling.

Simple to Use & Carry

A single push button switch located on the front of the unit makes it easy and intuitive to operate the lantern. Press and hold the button to access the primary white output and tap the switch to cycle through low, mid and high outputs. For red outputs, simply double tap the button with the light off and gain access to low and high red output as well as SOS and Beacon. With a metal hanging loop and magnetic base, the LA30 gives you plenty of ways to use the lantern hands-free and position it exactly how you like.

Bi-Fuel Powering Options

How you power the LA30 is up to you! With a built-in 1800mAh rechargeable li-ion battery, you will enjoy up to 56 hours of runtime. A built-in charging indicator will alert you to low power, and the included USB charging cable makes it easy to recharge at home or on the go. For times when USB power isn't available, such as extended trips to the backcountry, the LA30 can also run on 2x AA batteries for up to 48 hours.


LED 8x White High CRI LEDs (CRI≥90) and 3x Red LEDs
Maximum Brightness 250 lumens
Peak Beam Distance 38 yards
Peak Beam Intensity 80 cd
IP Rating IP66
Impact Resistance 1m
Dimensions L-2.96"xW-1.95"xH-2.12"
Weight 4.61 oz


High 250 lumens 4h (built-in) / 3h (AA)
Mid 55 lumens 9h 15min (built-in) / 7h 30min (AA)
Low 8 lumens 56h (built-in) / 48h (AA)
Red Light High 40 lumens 7h 15min (built-in) / 6h (AA)
Red Light Low 5 lumens 48h (built-in) / 40h (AA)
Red SOS 40 lumens -
Red Beacon 40 lumens -

Compatible Power Sources

Ni-MH battery AA 1.2V Yes (Recommended)
Alkaline battery AA 1.5V Yes
Primary AA Lithium battery L91 1.5V No
Rechargeable Li-ion battery 14500 3.7V No
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Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Excellent lantern June 22, 2020
Reviewer: Robert Farmin from Seminole, FL United States  
Small but very powerful. Will recommend to all my friends!

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4 of 5 Useful "lantern" flashlight December 8, 2019
Reviewer: Ross Murasaki from Honolulu, HI United States  
Love the fact that it has a magnetic bottom. I also love that it will run on the AA batteries first, then the charged unit will kick-in after the AA batteries run out of juice.

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5 of 5 Very pleased LA 30 December 30, 2018
Reviewer: Greg Billings from United States  
Love the light options, as well as choice of recharging or not.

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5 of 5 Very Bright, Multiple Uses September 19, 2018
Reviewer: DRR from United States  
This little light is brighter than I expected. It can light up a whole room in a power outage, so a tent will be no problem. The magnetic base works, but it could be a little bit stronger. It holds to the inside of my gun safe for now and will definitely come camping with us. The reason why I want another one is for my car emergency bag. The blinking red beacon feature is super bright and, even if it's raining, could go on top of my car the next time I get a flat. This is definitely a cool and useful gadget!

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4 of 5 Excellent as always from Nitecore August 22, 2018
Reviewer: James from Lancaster, SC United States  
Just as described in the description.  The one Nite core replaced 2 Fenix lanterns.  Good thing about Nitecore is that they offer different options on battery sources etc.  This model served my needs as a nightlight from a newborn and will accompany me camping and for emergency use as well. Another great Nitecore product.

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