Maxxeon WorkStar 440 Inspection Light

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I have reviewed several very well made LED flashlights from Surefire and Brite-Strike. The WorkStar 440 by Maxxeon falls into the same vein of high quality, LED flashlights but with one significant difference, a 10 inch flexible neck that the LED head is attached to.

Package Contents

Maxxeon WorkStar 440 Inspection Light
Two AA batteries
Spare O-rings
User manual

As stated above, the key feature that sets the WorkStar 440 apart from many other LED flashlights is its PVC coated, flexible 10 inch gooseneck with a high powered LED head at the end. The flexible neck enables you to direct the bright light exactly where it is needed, allowing you to illuminate hard-to-reach places that are difficult to access.

The main body and LED head are constructed of high-grade (T6) aluminum, painted with a black Type II hard anodized coating.

Hardware Specifications

Light Output:90 Lumens
Run Time:Approximately 2 hrs of use
ReflectorCustom-design with orange peel surface for smooth beam
Battery Type:Two AA
Battery Voltage:0.8V to 3.2V
Aluminum Body & HeadT6 Aluminum with Black Type II Anodizing
Head Diameter:11/16 inch
Body Diameter:13/16 inch
Overall Length:18 inches
Neck Length:10 inches
Weight:6.5 ounces
Waterproof:No, but all threaded joints have rubber O-ring seals
Warranty:One year limited

The WorkStar 440 has a electronic current control that maximizes efficiency and allows it to runs for approximately 2 hours on two alkaline AA batteries. I tested it with two fully charged 2300 mAh rechargeable batteries (not included) and left the light on continuously. The 440 remained very bright for 4-5 hours becoming gradually dimmer, finally extinguishing after 8 hours. A very respectable run time on a single charge.

The tailcap switch allows for easy one-handed operation with your thumb. The Maxxeon website specifically says the WorkStar 440 is not waterproof but the end cap is sealed with an O-ring and appears to be water resistant.

The Maxxeon WorkStar 440 Flexible LED Inspection Light is engineered to illuminate hard-to-reach places on many types of equipment and vehicles. Designed for IT technicians, automotive/aircraft/boating mechanics, emergency response personnel, campers/boaters, handipersons, etc. The WorkStar 440 is a well made/engineered tool for those individuals in need of this type of specialized light.


Product Information

  • Quality materials and construction
  • Flexible 10" gooseneck
  • One-handed operation
  • Extremely durable
  • Uses AA batteries
  • Lightweight
  • Water resistant
  • None

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