UV Keyring Torch Fluorescent

Code: L89AJ

UV Keyring Torch Fluorescent is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 7.
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  • UV keyring torch designed to illuminate invisible markings
  • Ideal for use on items marked with UV ink such as money, driving licences and bank cards
  • LED UV bulb gives you a longer life than standard filament bulbs
  • Comes on a handy keyring so it is always at hand when you need to use it

Product details

UV Keyring Torch Fluorescent

• UV keyring torch designed to illuminate invisible markings
• Ideal for use on items marked with UV ink such as money, driving licences and bank cards
• LED UV bulb gives you a longer life than standard filament bulbs
• Comes on a handy keyring so it is always at hand when you need to use it

What can I use this UV torch for?
The UV LED torch can be used for the checking and verification of a variety of items marked with UV ink. This includes banknotes, driving licences and bank cards. Checking these will allow you to make sure you aren’t taking forged notes as payment.

How portable is this item?
The torch comes on a handy keyring making it ideal for attaching to your keys, your belt or even your bag. The lightweight design of the device means you’ll barely notice you’re carrying it, making it fully portable and always close to hand.

Specifications
Lamp type LED
Power supply 3 x LR41 batteries
Dimensions 10 mm x 10 mm x 50 mm
Weight 21.2 g
Package contents
UV LED keyring torch
3 x LR41 batteries
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I wanted a small touch to check bank notes and this looked ideal. However it has a SILLY arrangement to turn it on. One push turns it on push it again and flashes push a third time and it flashes faster one last push it it turns off. Whoever thought of that idea must have shares in batteries. Mine only lasted a few days before the batteries where completely dead. As it was attached to my keys (it IS a key ring) it must have got turned on and stayed on until the batteries went flat. Why not have a touch that only comes on when you push the button?
Date published: 2013-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from UV torch was excellent as we did a security marking on childrens bike in the Pontardawe area and they could all see where we had writen on their bikes thanks for a great device
Date published: 2013-07-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I have to agree with Bob. The switch is an illogical sequence. As an electronics engineer I suspect the device was originally designed for use with a white light LED and modified. However, the UV function is useful and the size is ideal for a keyring. Shame about the switch.
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Uv keyring torch is ideal for taking on holiday because you may need this uv for detecting fake currency,fake ID I truly recommend this product to anyone like my self that wants to detect fake currency.
Date published: 2013-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works perfect i work as a chinesse delivery driver handling money all the time. i kept buying forge money detectors off ebay which were no good. i bought this one which is perfect. you can detect the hidden features of the bank note you are checking.
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not that great This keyring torch is pretty useless. It's so dull it barely seems as though it's on and the target area is so small you can only view an area the size of a pea when you get the chance. I do not recommend it unless you intend on using it somewhere totally void of light.
Date published: 2014-05-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No too impressed In my line of work fake notes are always an issue. Saw this and thought I'll give it a try. Ridiculous switch set up and shocking battery life, as a toy fine but not good in a practical way.
Date published: 2015-09-30
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How long and big is it

Asked by: Kevin
Dimensions 10 mm x 10 mm x 50 mm
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-08-16

Is the light source an LED?
Asked by: Sean
Yes it is.
Answered by: CB
Date published: 2017-08-15

Hi, I have had a dye put into my car air con as it it leaking. This dye shows up under UV light and will reveal the leak. Can you say if your UV keyring torch will show this dye so that I can find the source of the leak? Cheers Alwyn
Asked by: A Davies
Yes, this should work fine for that purpose.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

can the UV light damage your eyes
Asked by: scott humphries
You should not look directly into any light source.
Answered by: DD
Date published: 2017-08-15

Is this item primarily a UV checker rather than a torch, or is it dual purpose?
Asked by: Andy Capewell
it should be able to be used for either prupose
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17

Is there information as to the exact wavelength this UV LED torch is?
Asked by: Carl
unfortunately this specific information is not something that has been provided for this item I am afraid.
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2017-08-15
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
L89AJ UV Keyring Torch Fluorescent (1+) £5.99

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