Beam N Read ® LED 6 Deluxe Hands Free Light (Review & Giveaway)

Here in Alaska, we are in our short days cycle with the sun rising after most people have arrived at work and setting before they leave.  In just a few weeks, we’ll have daylight from around 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Those short days mean a much greater reliance upon lights, even during the day as our house does not get any direct sun for several months each year.

While I don’t mind flipping on a switch for an overhead light, there are times when it just doesn’t work for a task at hand.  Or, there is someone else in the room not wanting that much light (e.g. when watching the TV) with me wanting a bit more.

Enter the Beam N Read ® LED 6 Deluxe Hands Free Light.


Now I can direct the light to what I want to see and not cause anyone else discomfort.  My hands remain free as the light is worn on a cord around your neck.  I can see that being handy during a power outage when I might need to hold my preschool son’s hand to lead him somewhere or carry items from one room to another.

Using the Beam N Read with Magnifier

This unit packs a powerful punch for light, offers 2 different colored plastic clip-on filters, and even came with a 4×5 clip-on acrylic Fresnel magnifier to help you see detail a little easier. 

Beam N Read with Magnifier

That magnifier has me considering a return to cross stitching as I might actually have an easier time seeing what I am doing without putting the piece just inches from my face.  Even though I am not to the point of needing bifocals, I can admit that small stiches have my eyes feeling exhausted after a short while of concentration.

I have to say that I am really impressed with this product from Beam N Read.  They offer other configurations, too.  What a neat gift for the crafter in your life (or even for someone who wants a hands free light for reading or emergencies.)  The company even provides a nice list of uses and solutions for the Beam N Read on their website.

You can purchase the Beam N Read from Amazon for $29.99 right now.  Or, check out the Beam N Read News and Events page to stay up to date on what they are offering.  The company is also on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.


Ten lucky winners will get their own Beam N Read ® LED 6 Deluxe Hands Free Light.

  • Giveaway runs Nov. 28 12:01 am to Dec. 17, 2012 11:59 PM EST

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    A Catholic mom to four boys, Laura has been homeschooling since 2005. Currently, one son is in school while the others are at home. When not 'working', she is enjoying life up in Alaska.


    1. I would use it to read in bed at night! My hubby complains about trying to sleep with the light on and I wind up having to leave the comfy, cozy bed to go elsewhere. This would keep me where I’d like to be!

    2. Love it! There are so many times I would like some extra light without turning on the lights for the whole room.
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    3. I need to get this for my mom for Christmas!
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    4. What a great idea! I love the creativity and functionality of the idea!! Thanks for sharing and good luck to those entering the giveaway.
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    5. Definitely could see how that could help with needlepoint!
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    6. Would def help those days when the rest are in bed and I’m trying to read my Bible “quietly”
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    7. My bigger kids would LOVE this for reading in the back of the van on road trips!
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