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Frequently Asked Questions
All of our product have replaceable batteries.
Go to Battery Change under Resources to view comprehensive photo and video instructions.
For all of our products with our Freedom Technology: X-Light® Micro, Freedom®, Proton® Pro and Fusion®.
Your Light is still in Point of Purchase Mode (POP)
POP is a demonstration mode which allows you to test our flashlights in the store while keeping the batteries fresh by automatically turning the light off after 6 seconds.
Press and hold the button until the light shuts off. (About 20 seconds) This will activate all the regular functions of the light.
To Activate the full function of your light you Must Exit Point of Purchase mode.
Quality products - Quality service - Lifetime Warranty
"If your LRI product fails for any reason other than battery expiration, return it for free repair or replacement."
We stand behind every product we make. Period!
For Photon, Photon II and Photon II PRO we recommend the Photon Necklace Accessory:
By using the Photon Necklace accessory as shown in the photo, it makes a great holster for your Photon Micro-Light on your keys, zippers or bags. By snapping your Photon Micro-Light into the holster button down, the light is protected from inadvertent battery drain.
The Necklace accessory is included with Photon II PRO and is available separately ( Photon Necklace and Photon Clip combo)
If you ever have a problem with inadvertent battery drain or just keep finding you light On in your pocket or your keys there are a few things we can recommend.
For all of our products with our Freedom® Technology: X-Light Micro, Freedom, Proton Pro and Fusion.
1) Use Momentary Mode:
Momentary mode changes your light from constant On to squeeze On/Off. When this mode is activated the button will not stay on unless it is pushed constantly. It also allows you to use the light as a signaling device.
- To access this mode press the button rapidly 4 times, or until it the button only stays on when pressed.
- To exit this mode, simply press and hold the button until the light turns off (about 4 seconds).
2) Use 3 Minute Timer Mode:
3 Minute Timer mode automatically shuts the light Off after 3 minutes. While in this mode you have full access to full range brightness control, the 3 strobe beacons and automatic SOS all of which will shut off in 3 minutes. This mode is great because it allows you to use the lights full functionality and is a Warranty against inadvertent battery drain.
- To access this mode press the button rapidly four times or until the button only stays on when pressed. Next press and hold the button, the light will turn itself Off, continue to hold the button for another 5 seconds, the light will blink once to let you know you are now in 3 minute timer mode.
- To exit this mode press the button rapidly four times or until the button only stays on when pressed. Next hold the button for 4 seconds or until the light shuts off. And you have exited 3 minute timer mode!
For Battery Change information: under Resources go to Battery Change to view comprehensive photo and video instructions.
Also under Battery Change are Proton Pro instructions for adjusting or removing or your Belt Clip.
Go to Technology, Freedom Circuitry Guide for tips and troubleshooting information for all of our products with our Freedom Technology: X-Light Micro, Freedom, Proton Pro and Fusion.
Go to Warranty for information regarding returns and our lifetime warranty.
If your Photon® brand flashlight gets water inside it, just open the case, dry it out and your on your way.
All of our lights can get wet without any immediate damage, see IPX ratings below. Note: batteries and other metal parts will corrode when left wet.
X-Light® Micro and Photon® II
IPX-4 Rated Splash Proof.
Protected against splashing from any angle.
What this means for you.
When your sunny hike turns to rain or driving snow. When your kid splashes their drink all over your keys. Or you unintentionally get involved in a water balloon fight.
And in case it does get really wet, just snap open the case, dry it out and on your way.
IPX-5 Rated Spray Proof.
Protected against spraying water from any angle.
What this means for you.
Go ahead spray it off with the hose. Take a trip behind a waterfall.
Ride your bike even when if feels like a swim
And in case it does get really wet, just snap open the battery case, dry it out and on your way.
Photon®, Photon® II PRO, Freedom® Micro, Scorpion Finder, Finger Light and Proton® Pro
IPX-7 Rated Waterproof.
Protects against immersion up to 1 meter for 30 minutes.
What this means for you.
When you inevitable find your light in the washer. When the stream crossing gets wetter than you planned. Or your light sinks to the
bottom of the beer cooler.
And if its over a meter or hours later, just open up the battery cap, dry it out and on your way.
The IPX standard aims to provide more specific information than vague marketing terms such as "waterproof". The digits 0-8 indicate conformity with the conditions summarized below.
Ratings -Level Protected Against Specific Testing Conditions
IPX Ratings 0-3
IPX Ratings 4-8
IPX-0 - Not protected
IPX-1 - Protected from dripping water.
Explanation: Dripping water (vertically falling drops) shall have no harmful effect.
Conditions: Test duration: 10 minutes. Water equivalent to 1 mm rainfall per minute.
IPX-2 - Dripping water when tilted up to 15°.
Explanation: Vertically dripping water shall have no harmful effect when the enclosure is tilted at an angle up to 15° from its normal position.
Conditions: Test duration: 10 minutes Water equivalent to 3 mm rainfall per minute
IPX- 3 - Spraying water
Explanation: Water falling as a spray at any angle up to 60° from the vertical shall have no harmful effect.
Conditions: Test duration: 5 minutes. Water volume: 0.7 litres per minute. Pressure: 80–100 kPa
IPX-4 - Splashing of water
Explanation: Water splashing against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effect.
Conditions: Test duration: 5 minutes. Water volume: 10 litres per minute. Pressure: 80–100 kPa
IPX-5 - Water jets
Explanation: Water projected by a nozzle (6.3 mm) against enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects.
Conditions: Test duration: at least 15 minutes. Water volume: 12.5 litres per minute. Pressure: 30 kPa at distance of 3 m.
IPX-6 - Powerful water jets
Explanation: Water projected in powerful jets (12.5 mm nozzle) against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects.
Conditions: Test duration: at least 3 minutes. Water volume: 100 litres per minute. Pressure: 100 kPa at distance of 3 m.
IPX-7 - Immersion up to 1 m
Explanation: Ingress of water in harmful quantity shall not be possible when the enclosure is immersed in water under defined conditions of pressure and time.
Conditions: Test duration: 30 minutes. Immersion at depth of at most 1 m measured at bottom of device, and at least 15 cm measured at top of device.
IPX- 8 - Immersion beyond 1 m
Explanation: The equipment is suitable for continuous immersion in water under conditions "specified" by the manufacturer. Normally, this means the equipment is hermetically sealed. However it can mean that water can enter but only in a manner produces no harmful effects.
Conditions: Test duration: continuous immersion in water. Depth specified by manufacturer, generally up to 3 m.
All of our products are Trademarked and Patented. There are no generic Photon® Micro-Lights. If you find a light that looks like a Photon® but it's say .99¢, odds are it's a counterfeit. Counterfeits infringe on our US and International Intellectual Property rights. In layman's terms these look alike products are illegal to import, sell, trade or own.
We are proud to make American made Micro-Lights. We defend our intellectual property rights and thereby the jobs of our employees in Oregon to the fullest extent of the law.
A few ways to tell a counterfeit from a genuine Photon II.
- Genuine Photon® IIs are only available with a Black case with as clear switch.
- We use genuine Energizer® batteries.
- Our LED* leads are Gold Plated
*White, Blue, Green and Night Vision Green LEDs.
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Laughing Rabbit Inc.
We are located in Blachly, Oregon, a small town in the pacific northwest. About 30 min outside of Eugene on Highway 36 near beautiful Triangle Lake. LRI's building is nicknamed "The Lighthouse" and is over 100 years old.
20448 Hwy 36
General Contact Info:
Phone : 1-541-925-3741
20448 Hwy 36
Blachly OR, 97412
We are open Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm PST except for major holidays.
Laughing Rabbit Incorporated
Laughing Rabbit Inc.
If you have ever read or watched the stories of Br'er Rabbit or Bugs Bunny then you are familiar with how they always succeed by their good humor, quick wits and creativity. We named our company Laughing Rabbit Inc. to embody the type of success that these characters symbolize. Other companies talk about being a wolf or predator and being at the top of the food chain. But we believe that isn't the only way to success.
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