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LED Walking Stick Torch Light

This is a LED Walking Stick Torch Light. Its medium is plastic, led.

This light attaches to a standard cane and other mobility equipment to help ensure safe maneuvering in the dark. It is particularly useful in uneven or unfamiliar terrain, or if one gets up in the night. This small gadget enables independence—no one has to turn on the light—and it can prevent falls.

It is credited Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.

  • Path Finder, 2014–17
  • electronic components, printed circuit board, laser, rubber, plastic.
  • Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.
  • s-e-2653

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 7.3 × 4.5 cm (2 7/8 × 1 3/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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