Packlite Nova USB.
Holding a lantern with the adjustable strap.
Solar Lanterns
Packlite Nova packed flat with charging port closed.
Packlite Spectra illuminating a blue, one of its many colors.
Firefly lantern illuminating a warm white.
Packlite nova fully expanded and another in packaging.
Lanterns pack flat, and then can be inflated from 1 inch to 4.75 inches.

Solar Lanterns

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Color:Firefly (Warm White)

Light up the night with a compact and portable lantern, powered by the sun. Designed to fit in your backpack or glove compartment, LuminAID Solar Lanterns are perfect for exploring the great outdoors, preparing for an emergency, or just taking the dog for a walk around the block. Forget the batteries and take the light with you.

Choose from 3 color options:

  • LuminAID White for ultimate utility - PackLite Nova USB
  • Warm White for ultimate coziness - PackLite Firefly
  • USB Multi-Color for ultimate fun - PackLite Spectra USB

The PackLite Nova USB is a high performing, inflatable solar lantern. This compact lantern is ideal for anywhere that needs a little light. Use it to light up your tent or campsite, or float it in the pool or on the lake for night swimming. Keep it in your emergency kit to stay prepared for power outages or storms. Light up your backyard for summer barbecues or take it with you to outdoor festivals. Wherever you take it, the durable PackLite Nova USB can handle it.

75 lumens of bright LED light on Turbo mode.

Can run for up to 24 hours on Low mode.

Recharges via solar power in 10-12 hours of sunlight.

Recharges via USB input in 1 hour.

Dimensions: 4.75" x 4.75" x 1.0" (flat); 4.75" x 4.75" x 4.75" (inflated).

Weight: 5 ounces.

Waterproof: Floating design is IP67 rated; submersible up to 1m.

The PackLite Firefly USB is a radiant, solar inflatable lantern with a warm glow and shimmering frame. It has 5 lighting modes, including a Flicker mode designed to mimic the flickering of a firefly. The PackLite Firefly USB twists flat into a compact, portable size that is easy to charge on-the-go. It's waterproof and can float, making it perfect for quiet evenings or new adventures!

75 lumens of warm white light on Turbo mode

Can run for up to 24 hours on Low mode

Recharges via solar power in 10-12 hours of sunlight

Recharges via USB input in 1 hour

Dimensions: 4.75" x 4.75" x 1.0" (flat); 4.75" x 4.75" x 4.75" (inflated)

Weight: 5 ounces

Waterproof: Floating design is IP67 rated; submersible up to 1m

The PackLite Spectra USB is a fun, color-changing, solar-powered light, perfect for the pool, tent, or backyard. It has 9 color modes, including a white LED mode, and a multicolor fade mode. The PackLite Spectra USB twists into a compact, portable size that is easy to charge on-the-go. It's waterproof and can float, so it can come with you wherever the party is!

6-12 hours depending on color mode

Recharges via solar power in 10-12 hours of sunlight

Recharges via USB input in 1 hour

Dimensions: 4.75" x 4.75" x 1.0" (flat); 4.75" x 4.75" x 4.75" (inflated)

Weight: 5 ounces

Waterproof: Floating design is IP67 rated; submersible up to 1m

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Light up the night with a compact and portable lantern, powered by the sun. Designed to fit in your backpack or glove compartment, LuminAID Solar Lanterns are perfect for exploring the great outdoors, preparing for an emergency, or just taking the dog for a walk around the block. Forget the batteries and take the light with you.

Choose from 3 color options:

  • LuminAID White for ultimate utility - PackLite Nova USB
  • Warm White for ultimate coziness - PackLite Firefly
  • USB Multi-Color for ultimate fun - PackLite Spectra USB
solar recharges in 10 hours
USB recharges in 1-2 hrs
2 year storage life.
Waterproof and floats.
"Cute, compact, collapsible, the LuminAID solar lantern is ready for any adventure, big or small.
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How It Works

Charge it in the sun or by USB -- no batteries needed!
Energy stored in the internal battery is used to power the lantern's LED's when you need light at night.

Labeled diagram of the lantern, showing the following features: ON/OFF button, 4-LED battery indicators, red charging LED, high-efficiency solar panel, adjustable strap, 5V micro-USB input port

Packs Flat

Twist and compress for easy storage or charging on-the-go!

Diagram showing how to twist and compress the lantern

FAQ

For detailed product stats, visit our Product Specs page.

All three models are the same size and weight. The main difference is that each model has different colored light output:

Nova: White

Firefly: Warm White

Spectra: Multi-Color (9 different color modes, including white)

For a full breakdown, visit our Product Specs page.

LuminAID solar lanterns and power lanterns can be recharged by solar power, or by micro-USB input.

A micro-USB recharging cable is included with each device.

For charge times and run times for each model, visit our Product Specs page.

You can solar charge your LuminAID in cloudy or overcast weather, but be aware that it will take longer to charge. We do not recommend solar charging indoors, because windows will filter light and reduce charging efficiency.

LuminAID's 2-in-1 Power Lantern models charge phones. The basic solar lantern models (Nova, Spectra, and Firefly) do not charge phones.

The Nova, Spectra, and Firefly solar lantern models all weigh 5oz.

The Nova, Spectra, and Firefly solar lantern models inflate into a 4.75" cube.

They pack flat to 4.75" x 4.75" x 1.0" for easy storage and charging on-the-go.

Andrea and Anna pitching luminaid on Shark Tank TV show.

As Seen On Shark Tank!

The LuminAID Story

We were inspired to invent the LuminAID light after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. We wanted to create something that could pack flat, was waterproof and long-lasting, and powered by the sun -- no batteries needed!

 It's been a wild ride since then. You might have seen us on Shark Tank! We got our big break when we pitched the "Sharks" and made a deal with Mark Cuban.

To date, LuminAID lanterns have been used by nonprofits in over 100 countries, and we're proud to that our products are also used by consumers like you -- for camping, emergency preparedness, and backyard fun.

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donna L.
United States United States
11/07/2022

color changing lantern

This worked out well when I was camping at a dark sky park. You can only use a red light and this was perfect.

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Christy H.
United States United States
11/06/2022

Camping light and more

Got this light for camping and it works fantastic. Plenty of light for all night. Used for several hours when power went out at home and it lit up the whole room.

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Dean M.
Canada Canada
11/01/2022

Perfect for tent lighting

Highly satisfied! Bright enough, lightweight enough, compact enough, and the burn time is excellent. We cut the clear plastic "bubble" off because it is extraneous to our needs. The lamp works perfectly. Best part is the more natural colour - significantly closer to full spectrum or natural sunlight or firelight that our human brains have evolved to appreciate!

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Jeanette
United States United States
10/31/2022

Solar multicolor = Fun

Got this lantern in time for Halloween. What a beautiful little lantern. Choose any single color or set it to have the colors cycle. Added the Halloween stickers to it and we had a blast using it for our pre-Dawn morning run. Just plain fun as well as functional. Colors like red and dark blue are less bright, while brighter colors are of course much brighter. Perfect for every setting.

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10/31/2022

LuminAID

That's awesome Jeanette! Happy you had a blast!

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Patricia S.
United States United States
10/31/2022

Halloween

The perfect Halloween gift!

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