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Ultra-slim Inspection Light

Ultra-slim Inspection Light

Ultra-slim Inspection Light Ultra-slim Inspection Light

Ultra-slim Inspection Light

Item # 1553
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$4.95

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Ultra-slim Inspection Light with USB Charger and Cable

Ultra-slim Inspection Light with USB Charger and Cable

Item # 10060
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List Price $19.79
Your Price $17.81

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Stewmac Dual USB Charger Dual USB Wall Charger

Dual USB Wall Charger

Item # 1556
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$10.99

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USB Extension Cable - 9 foot USB 9-foot Extension Cable

USB 9-foot Extension Cable

Item # 1560
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$3.85

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Ultra-slim Inspection Light

About This Item

A cool, bright light that fits into any space
This bright, compact light easily slides into any instrument for inspection and repair.

It's tough to see inside acoustic instruments, especially with small f-holes. Flashlights are too clumsy to hold while you're working—you need both hands free when doing a tricky internal repair. We found the perfect small light that won't get in your way.

Small size and super bright
This 4" LED light is small enough to easily slip through any soundhole or f-hole, and won't generate any damaging heat. Only 1" wide and just 13/32" tall, it fits into guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, violins, even instruments with narrow f-holes with ease. It's simple to use: just tap the end to turn it on and off.

With eight super-bright LEDs you’ll easily see cracks, loose braces, and trouble spots instantly. It's powered by a standard USB cable (must be plugged in); we recommend our 9-foot cable for plenty of room to maneuver, and the dual power supply so you can run multiple lights.

Dimensions: 4" x 1" x 13/32" (101mm x 25mm x 10mm)

Need more lights? Check out the Guitar Internal Inspection Light and the Full Fretboard Inspection Light. Get everything with the Guitar Shop Light Set to get a better view of any work you have.

Each sold separately or as a set:

#10060 Ultra-slim Inspection Light Set - Includes Ultra-slim Internal Inspection Light, Dual USB Wall Charger, and USB 9-foot Extension Cable

#1553 Ultra-slim Internal Inspection Light - Light only

#1556 Dual USB Wall Charger - Charger only. Charger is a 120-volt AC electrical appliance. It has a U.S. standard Type A plug with two flat parallel prongs, ungrounded.

#1560 USB 9-foot Extension Cable - USB 2.0 A-Male to A-Female cable only.



CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


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4.0
  • 3.93 average rating from 15 reviews
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4.0

works great!

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its not just for inside guitars. its very handy for any tight space. the on /off switch is cool. to prevent unwanted operation, make a switch shield end cap, and tape it on the end.

5.0

Very cool little gizmo!

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Verified Buyer


I used to use a white Christmas light bulb for light in my small workspace but the heat of the bulb could be an issue. This is perfect!

4.0

Lighting solution!

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Verified Buyer


Not sure how I worked inside archtops before this light. I'd prefer a switch on/off, as sometimes it turns itself off if it touches the back just right. Small issue....
With all the turning and twisting it often gets, I preemptively wrapped the wire connection with electrical tape to prevent it from wearing out as quickly.
This guy is always an arm's reach from the bench!

5.0

Best $8.80 I've ever spent!

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Verified Buyer


I bought one of these and the blue StewMac USB cable after using several other inspection lights that were either too cumbersome or possibly too hot. It's the best $8.80 (with StewMAX free shipping, of course. If you're not a StewMAX member, you're making a big mistake.....) I've ever spent! The blue USB cable has plenty of length to reach my shop PC for power. Ignore the bad reviews on here about these being bad and finicky. There's a touch sensitive switch on the end to turn it on or off.

4.0

Updating my previous review

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Verified Buyer


I previously gave this light a 2 star review based on the fact that I thought the light was faulty. I have since learned that the body of the light functions as a switch if you lightly squeeze it and it turns the light on and off. Unfortunately there are no instructions with the light and no mention in the description about this function. I only found out about this from another reviewer. So be aware otherwise you will be very frustrated using it. StewMac did replace one for me - great customer service there but I have to wonder how many they have replaced because people thought it was faulty when it isn't.

4.0

YOUR INSPECTION LIGHT IS NOT BROKEN, PLEASE READ!!!

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Verified Buyer


I was reluctant to buy one of these, with all of the reviews suggesting that many were faulty. The price was right and I took a chance on one, as it looked quite handy after my much more expensive light broke. Immediately, I was disappointed, because it was finicky right out of the tiny box it came in. It would come on, come off, I'd wiggle it and mess with it a bit and it would come on, etc., frustrating. The light has no visible switch, so when you plug it in, it seems that it should work.
Finally, I figured it out!
There are some tiny leads on the tip of the light that serve as the on/off switch! Touch it with a finger and it clicks on and off. No joke. I wonder how many of these things Stew Mac has had to take in for return? Too bad that nobody from Stew Mac has figured this out, with all of the returns and bad reviews, I'm surprised it hasn't been discontinued.
The good news is that every one of these lights work, but there are no instructions in the package AND no instructions or mention of a soft touch switch on the tip of the light anywhere on the website, OR in any of the reviews!
It's a great little light, fits right through F holes on arch tops and really lights up the inside of a guitar. The first 3 or 4 times I used it, however, including much frustration trying to keep it on and anticipating having to return a cheap tool.
5 star product all the way, which felt like a 1.5 out of the box. Marked down to 4 because Stew Mac (or the manufacturer) should have identified the problem, included instructions in the description AND in the box. I bought the blue USB cable, too, which works great with an old iPhone charging block and is highly recommended.
Hope this helps all of you that are frustrated with this light! (and Stew Mac sends me a fat Gift Certificate for identifying the issue!!)

1.0

Save your money

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Verified Buyer


I bough one recently liking the idea of the bright light and long cord. It is a bright light but only when it works, which at first was not often and became not at all. There's something wrong with the connection between the light and power cord. First I had to wiggle it around to light up, and after about a week I couldn't wiggle it enough to get it to work

I called S/M and they graciously sent out another one. Same deal, except after two weeks it still lights up after wiggling it around but if you bump it while it's lit up it goes out. Very inconvenient for moving it around inside an instrument. I don't know how much longer this one might light up, but the aggravation of having to fight it every time you need it makes me reach for my old incandescent light. If two out of two are like this I'd advise buyers to steer clear of this item. Oh, the one-star rating is because you're required to pick at least one to post your review.

Response from StewMac


Hi Thomas,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, we genuinely appreciate that. We are sorry to hear that the Ultra-slim Inspection Light did not work for you as expected. We are more than happy to replace this for you again or to issue a refund/store credit. We will send you an email so that we can discuss which option is best for you but if you prefer, you can give us a call at 1-800-848-2273 so that we can further assist you. We look forward to hearing from you.

2.0

Price was too good to be true.

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Verified Buyer


Bought this because of the price. Gives good even light inside the guitar. Unfortunately the first one I got did not work unless you fiddle around with the cable and would go out if slightly moved. Contacted Stew-Mac and they shipped out another one right away. (Fantastic customer service!) The CS rep said they would test the replacement but it has the same problem so I guess, what do you expect for $6 bucks. I wish I had bought the more expensive one which is still under $20.00 which I probably will if I get too frustrated using this one. Also a lighter more flexible cable would be better.

Response from StewMac


Hi Bill,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us, we genuinely appreciate that. We are sorry to hear that the Ultra-slim Inspection Light did not work for you as expected. If any of our products fail to meet your expectations, you are welcome to send it back for a refund, exchange, or store credit. If you can, give us a call at 1-800-848-2273 so that we can further assist you. We look forward to hearing from you.

5.0

Small and Bright

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Verified Buyer


This light is sooo cool ..I can easily see the insides of my flat tops and more ..

5.0

El-Primo

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Verified Buyer


A most needed and well built unit

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