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Carry it lantern-style in the dark, dark night when you are heading from tent to bathroom; or hang it off a loop in your tent for late night reading. Whatever the use, the Energizer Mini Pop-Up Lantern delivers up to 150 lumens and 100 hours of run time (uses 4 AA batteries), and collapses well for compact storage (just four inches when locked down).
energizer.com; about $20