16 LED spotlight
with hand crank
Model 96141
Assembly And Operation Instructions
Due to continuing improvements, actual product may differ slightly from the product described herein.
3491 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93011
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To prevent serious injury, read and understand
all warnings and instructions before use.
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Light Source
16, 12000 MCD LED’s
Body: Silver Polypropylene plastic,
Lens Bumper: black rubber,
Rear Bumper: black rubber,
Handle: black polypropylene plastic with black rubber grip,
Trigger: black plastic
AC/DC Adapter Input
120 V~, 60 Hz, 7 W
AC/DC Adapter Output 9 VDC, 300 mA
Rechargeable Battery
LED Indicators
Charging Time
3FM 2.8, constant voltage charge,
cycle use: 7.2-7.5V, standby use: 6.75-6.9V
Green (charged)
Red (charging)
12 Hours
Approximate Run Time High Intensity Mode-12 hours;
(fully charged)
Low Intensity Mode-28 hours
Overall Dimensions
8-5/8” L x 3-5/16” W x 9” H
Wire Length
2.5 lb.
Special Features
Low voltage and overcharging protection,
auto shut off when battery is fully charged
Cigarette Plug Adapter
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You will need this manual for the safety warnings and precautions, operating, inspection, maintenance and cleaning procedures. Keep your invoice with this manual. Write
the invoice number on the inside of the front cover. Write the product’s serial number in
the back of the manual near the assembly diagram, or write month and year of purchase
if product has no number. Keep this manual and invoice in a safe and dry place for future
Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in
serious injury.
Keep your work area clean and well lit. Cluttered benches and dark areas invite
REV 07f
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Keep bystanders, children, and visitors away while using this product. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
Stay alert. Watch what you are doing, and use common sense when operating the Spotlight. Do not use this product while tired or under the influence
of drugs, alcohol, or medication. A moment of inattention while operating this
product may result in serious personal injury.
Do not force the product. Use the correct product for your application. The
correct product will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it is designed.
Do not force the product and do not use the product for a purpose for which it is
not intended.
Store idle products out of reach of children and other untrained persons. This
product is dangerous in the hands of untrained users. Never point the light beam
directly at people or animals.
Maintain this product with care. Do not use a damaged product. Tag damaged
products “Do not use” until repaired.
Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, and
any other condition that may affect the product’s operation. If damaged,
have the product serviced before using. Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained products.
Maintain labels and nameplates on the product. These carry important information. If unreadable or missing, contact Harbor Freight Tools for a replacement.
Maintain a safe working environment. Make sure there is adequate surrounding
workspace. Do not use this product in a damp or wet location.
When unpacking, check to make sure that the item is intact and undamaged. If any
parts are missing or broken, please call Harbor Freight Tools at the number shown on the
cover of this manual as soon as possible.
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Page Operation
The Spotlight can be charged in three different ways by cranking the Handle, using
the 120 V~ Adapter, or using the Cigarette Plug Adapter.
The Green LED will indicate when the battery is fully charged. A red LED will indicate that the battery is charging.
Charging with the Cranking Handle
Figure 1
Indicator LED’s
Pull out the Handle as shown in Figure 1.
Grasp the Handle and crank it continuously clockwise. The red LED will stay on while
the Spotlight is charging. For every 3 minutes of turning the handle you will get one
minute of light. The Green LED will come on when the Spotlight is fully charged.
When finished, fold the Handle back into its slot when done cranking.
Using the Cigarette Plug Adapter
Insert the plug end into the charge receptacle on the Spotlight.
Plug the Cigarette Plug Adapter into the vehicle’s cigarette lighter socket.
Allow the Spotlight to charge until the green LED comes on.
To prevent the vehicle’s battery from running down, charge the spotlight only when
the vehicle’s engine is running.
The Green LED will come on when the Spotlight is fully charged.
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Page Using the 120 V AC/DC Adapter
Insert the plug end into the charge receptacle on the Spotlight.
Plug the 120V AC/DC Adapter into a 120V receptacle.
Allow the Spotlight to charge until the green LED comes on.
Remove the 120V AC/DC Adapter electrical plug from the outlet, and disconnect
from the Spotlight.
Running the Spotlight
The Spotlight will run for approximately 28 hours on a fully charged battery while in
LOW mode, and approximately 12 hours on a fully charged battery while in HIGH
The LOW setting will run 6 LED’s while the HIGH setting will use all 16 LEDs.
Select HIGH or LOW modes to run the Spotlight by moving the switch.
Squeeze the Trigger to turn ON the Spotlight.
Trigger Lock
Figure 2
Slide the Trigger Lock Switch down (see Figure 2) to lock the Trigger ON. To release
the Trigger from locked position, lightly touch the Trigger.
Remove finger away from the Trigger to turn the Spotlight OFF.
WARNING! Make sure the Trigger is in its “OFF” position before performing
any inspection, maintenance, or cleaning procedures.
BEFORE EACH USE, inspect the general condition of the Spotlight. Check for
cracked or broken parts and any other condition that may affect its safe operation.
If abnormal noise or vibration occurs, have the problem corrected before further
use. Do not use damaged equipment.
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Protect the Spotlight from rough use. It is susceptible to damage from being
dropped, struck or other abuse.
Protect the Spotlight from exposure to water or corrosive materials. It should
be kept clean and dry. Occasional cleaning with a clean rag will extend its life and
good appearance.
Lock it up and store in a dry location to inhibit rust. Keep out of the reach of
Before discarding this product, remove the battery and dispose of it properly
in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and ordinances. To
access the battery, remove the six small phillip’s-head screws that secure the back
and the front part of the housing. Then remove 4 screws holding the two halves of
the housing together. Be careful with the battery, it may leak acid. Wash off any
spilled acid immediately with cool water.
Note: The LED lights have a long lifetime and do not need replacement. The Spotlight
has no replacement parts.
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