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RailLight Mini™ Solar-Powered Light

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Model # 11046893 | Mfg # 5301

Product Description

Like the RailLight Premium™, it’s solar-powered so you never have batteries to replace. A built-in sensor turns it on at dusk and two white LEDs deliver up to eight hours of light on an eight-hour charge of sunlight. Included is the QuickMount™ rail clamp so you can quickly attach or detach it from any railing up to 1 1/4" in diameter. Built to last with marine-grade stainless steel, UV-proof lens, and sealed electronics. Single 1400mAh rechargeable and replaceable NiMH battery included. 2 3/8"dia. x 11"H. One-year warranty.

Specs

RailLight Mini™ Solar-Powered Light

Amperage Solar Powered
Dimensions 2 3/8" Diameter x 11" Height
Material Stainless Steel
Mounting Hardware Rail Mount Fittings (Included)
Type Courtesy Lights
Warranty Details One Year
Wattage 20 Watts

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light
 
3.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright (5)
  • Long life (5)
  • Reduces energy costs (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (7), Budget shopper (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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1.0

I wouldn't buy this product again

By Terry

from Arizona

About Me Quality Oriented

Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

I bought these lights twice. The first time I took a pair to the Caribbean and mounted them on my boat. They worked fine although the lens that covers the solar panel got cloudy and the sun ruined the lens after 2-3 years, although they kept working. Well, I ordered another pair and again, took them to the Caribbean where we sail for 6-7 months each year. The second set of lights wouldn't work. At night, with the switch turned on, the second set both became blinkers, irregular strobes. We tried everything but couldn't get them to stop blinking on and off. So, I can't recommend these lights. If you do decide to give them a try, please save the receipt in case you need to send them back.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

GREAT PRODUCT

By Steve

from St Pete, Florida

About Me Live Aboard, Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

Pros

  • Bright
  • Good Mounting System
  • Long Life
  • Well made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dinghy Light
    • Emergency anchor light
    • Second Anchor Light

    Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

    These are small and very useful. You can unclip it from the bracket and carry it like a torch.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Makes a Great Anchor Light

    By Cruiser

    from Mexico

    About Me Avid Cruiser, Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Bright
    • Easy to mount
    • Long Life
    • No Wiring Needed

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

        Comes on automatically every night.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Flimsy

        By Dave

        from Baltimore

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Made cheaply
          • Took back

          Best Uses

            Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

            Not made as well as it's larger brother

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I am going to buy another one.

            By Sailboat Molly

            from Vancouver, BC

            About Me Quality Oriented, Recreational sailor, Value Oriented

            Pros

            • Bright
            • Long Life
            • Reduces Energy Costs
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Anchor light
              • Stern night light

              Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

              I like the quality. For marine use it is so far excellent. The light is very bright so excellent for an anchor light. Now I dont have to remember to turn the anchor light on and off... she says smiling.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Raillight

              By Ack

              from Great Kills, NY

              About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Bright
              • Long Life

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

                I use two on the bow (& two of the regular @ the stern) for lighting. Their main purpose tho is to ID the boat @ mooring when returning at night by launch. They're a great help when in unfamiliar harbors.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                2.0

                Flimsey Bracket

                By Bill

                from Forked River, NJ

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Pros

                • Good Night Light

                Cons

                • Cheap Bracket

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

                Light works fine but the bracket broke first time someone accidentally leaned against it.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Lasts Longer than expected

                By Sailorman

                from Port Angeles, Washington

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Pros

                • Long Life
                • Mounting
                • Reduces Energy Costs
                • Removes easy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Anchoring
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

                  This was advertised as lasting up to 8 hours. This past winter when the days are very short I tested this light and it lasted for 14 hours. This is a perfect light to keep on your boat when anchored. I have two of them.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Performance, Good Price

                  By Play2XS

                  from Seattle, WA

                  Pros

                  • Bright
                  • Reduces Energy Costs

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Lighting

                    Comments about Davis Instruments RailLight Mini Solar-Powered Light:

                    I bought the mini version after buying the larger RailLight. I really like the look of the light and it is not noticeable in the day time. Doesn't seem to last as long as my RailLight; usually 5 hours or so. The product has held up in the elements with no rust, or discoloration on the solar panel. The clamp set is interchangeable with the RailLight which is a nice touch.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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