The Best Music Stand Light

It is very common for musicians to face a situation of low luminosity when they are in a performance, normally the presentations are made during the night in concert halls, bars platforms, acoustic shells, stadiums, etc. in these cases it is essential to have a music stand light.

A good music stand light should have some indispensable features such as:

Lámpara de Lectura de Música
Music Stand Light
  1. Do not dazzle other musicians: If the lamp is very bright and its light can not be focused it will end up distracting the whole audience.
  2. Enlighten the whole score: A powerful lamp but with a poor distribution of light will have bright areas and other areas with shadow preventing an easy reading.
  3. Discreet: A very large lamp or very striking colors can distract the public’s attention and give a feeling of “disorder” to the performance.
  4. Reliability: It is very important that the lamp has several power sources, not only depend on the battery.
  5. Portability: The reading lamp should be able to be carried anywhere and be easy to use.

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#1 Ecologic Mart Rechargeable Music Stand Light – Double Arm 3×2 Brightness Levels:

1. No deslumbrar a otros músicos: The brightness can be adjusted in 3 levels and the beam of light can be directed perfectly on the music sheets.

RATING: 5 stars.

2. Enlighten the whole score: The arms are flexible and stay right where they are located, the clip can be grasped from the top of the lectern allowing light from above.

RATING: 4 stars (the arm could be a little longer).

3. Discreet: Small and black that does not make it very obvious.

RATING: 5 stars.

4. Reliability: Provides multiple mechanisms to ensure availability:

RATING: 5 stars.

  • Rechargeable Battery with long life (up to 20 hours at the lowest level)
  • Can be used while the battery is recharging.
  • Very long cable (2m = 78in) that allows mobility in case the battery is discharged.
  • USB charge that allows you to connect to a USB output of a piano, a laptop or a power bank, among others.
  • Micro USB connector, if the original cable is lost, the cable from a cell phone or other devices that use micro USB connection can be used.
  • Battery low alarm: a very useful feature, a visual indicator warns that the battery is about to run out.
  • Check the battery charge status: by pressing a switch the lamp informs you of the charge level (25%, 50%, 75% or 100%).
  • Fast Charger: Includes a 1.0A output that makes the perfect charge 1:1, ie charge the battery in just over an hour. (see battery charge calculator)

5. Portability: It includes a velvety bag to carry there the charger, cable and lamp avoiding that any element is lost.

RATING: 5 stars.

#2 Kootek Portable Clip On Music Light Stand

1. Do not dazzle other musicians: The brightness can be adjusted in 2 levels, 10 LEDs in a single hammer head that lights the two pages.

RATING: 3 stars. (only two levels of light, the lowest level is very high)

2. Enlighten the whole score: A single flexible arm, the clip can be grasped from the top of the lectern allowing to illuminate from above.

RATING: 5 stars.

3. Discreet: It is black.

RATING: 4 stars. (8-inch head is very large).

4. Reliability:

RATING: 3 stars.

  • 2000mAh Rechargeable Battery (up to 8 hours on the lowest level)
  • Can not be used while the battery is recharging.
  • One meter long cable.
  • USB charge that allows you to connect to a USB output of a piano, a laptop or a power bank, among others.
  • Barrel type connector, this type of cable is not as easy to get as the micro USB.
  • It has no low battery alarm.
  • It does not have battery charging status query features.
  • The charger includes full charge indicator with 500mA, resulting in a charging time of 4.8 hours.

5. Portability: Does not include bag or box to carry.

RATING: 4 stars.

#3 LEPOWER Music Stand Light/ Book Reading Light:

1. Do not dazzle other musicians: The brightness can be adjusted in 2 levels on each head, 2 LEDs on each head.

RATING: 4 stars. (only two levels of light)

2. Enlighten the whole score: Two flexible arms, the clip can be grasped from the top of the music stand allowing to light from above.

RATING: 4 stars (four LEDs can generate very little light).

3. Discreet: Small and black that does not make it very obvious.

RATING: 5 stars.

4. Reliability:

RATING: 2 stars.

  • Not rechargeable, 3 AAA batteries that do not last for long.
  • One meter long cable.
  • Barrel type connector, this type of cable is not as easy to get as the micro USB.
  • Can be powered by USB.

5. Portability: Does not include bag or box to carry.

RATING: 4 stars.

#4 Lumiens L9B – Rechargeable Music Stand Light Clip On Orchestra LED Lamp:

1. Do not dazzle other musicians: The brightness can be adjusted in 2 levels, 9 LEDs in a single hammer head that lights the two pages.

RATING: 3 stars. (only two levels of light, the lowest level is very high)

2. Enlighten the whole score: A single flexible arm, the clip can be grasped from the top of the lectern allowing to illuminate from above.

RATING: 5 stars.

3. Discreet: It is black.

RATING: 4 stars. (8.5 inch head is very large).

4. Reliability:

RATING: 4 stars.

  • Rechargeable Battery (up to 20 hours on the lowest level)
  • Can be used while the battery is recharging.
  • Very long cable (2 meters) that allows mobility in case the battery is discharged.
  • USB charge that allows you to connect to a USB output of a piano, a laptop or a power bank, among others.
  • Barrel type connector, this type of cable is not as easy to get as the micro USB.
  • It has no low battery alarm.
  • It does not have battery charging status query features
  • The charger includes full charge indicator.

5. Portability: Does not include bag or box to carry.

RATING: 4 stars.

#5 AMIR Clip on Book Light

1. Do not dazzle other musicians: The brightness can be adjusted in 3 levels in a single head that illuminates the two pages.

RATING: 5 stars.

2. Enlighten the whole score: A single flexible arm, the clip can be grasped from the top of the lectern allowing to illuminate from above.

RATING: 3 stars. (the head is too small to illuminate the two pages at the same time with a suitable light level)

3. Discreet: It is black and the head is not as large as those of hammer type lamps.

RATING: 5 stars. (8.5 inch head is very large).

4. Reliability:

RATING: 2 stars.

  • Rechargeable 1000 mAh battery, up to 24 hours at the lowest level.
  • Can be used while the battery is recharging.
  • 105cm cable.
  • USB charge that allows you to connect to a USB output of a piano, a laptop or a power bank, among others.
  • Barrel type connector, this type of cable is not as easy to get as the micro USB.
  • It has no low battery alarm.
    It does not have battery charging status lookup features.
  • Charger not included.

5. Portability: Does not include bag or box to carry.

RATING: 4 stars.

Summary of Ratings for the Music Stand Light

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