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October 5, 2023
Exploring the Magic of Electric Lighters: How Electric Lighters Work and How to Use Them

Lighting a candle or a campfire can be a delightful and sometimes necessary task. Traditionally, we've relied on matches or butane lighters to spark up that cozy flame. However, technology has brought us an innovative alternative: electric lighters. Among them, REIDEA electric lighters stand out for their sleek design and reliable safety lock. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at how electric lighters work and provide a step-by-step guide on how to use a REIDEA electric lighter.

How Do Electric Lighters Work?

Electric lighters, operate on a simple but ingenious principle: they use an electric arc or plasma to create a high-intensity heat source for lighting. This method eliminates the need for an open flame, making electric lighters a safer and more eco-friendly choice. Here's a breakdown of how they work:

  1. Battery Power: Electric lighters are equipped with a rechargeable battery. This battery powers the device, providing the necessary electricity to create the arc.

  2. Arc Generation: When you activate the electric lighter, it generates a high-voltage electric current between two electrodes. This electric current creates a spark or arc of plasma between the electrodes, which generates intense heat.

  3. Lighting the Target: You can direct this heat towards the target you want to ignite, such as a candle wick, grill, or campfire kindling. The heat is more than sufficient to light flammable materials.

  4. Safety Features: Many electric lighters, including REIDEA models, incorporate safety features like an auto-off function that turns off the arc after a few seconds to prevent overheating and accidental burns.

Now that we've got a basic understanding of how electric lighters work, let's delve into how to use a REIDEA electric lighter effectively.

How to Use a REIDEA Electric Lighter

REIDEA electric plasma lighters are user-friendly and versatile. Whether you're lighting a candle for a romantic dinner or starting a campfire during a weekend getaway, these lighters are up to the task. Follow these steps to use your REIDEA electric lighter:

steps to use REIDEA electric arc lighters

Step 1: Charging

Make sure your REIDEA electric lighter is fully charged before using it. Plug it into a USB charger using the included cable, and wait until the LED indicator shows that the battery is fully charged. This step is crucial to ensure consistent performance.

Step 2: Safety Precautions

Always be mindful of safety. Keep the electric lighter away from flammable materials, and make sure it's out of reach of children and pets. Additionally, ensure the safety lock is engaged when the lighter is not in use to prevent accidental activation.

Step 3: Activation

Press the hidden safety button in the bottom of the REIDEA lighter to wake up it. Slide the safety switch up to create the electric arc. (Arc keeps up to 7s each time for safety, release the ignition button and slide it up again to regenerate arc.)

Step 4: Ignition

Position the electric arc close to the target you want to light. Whether it's a candle wick, a gas stove, or another source, the intense heat generated by the arc will quickly ignite it. Be cautious not to touch the arc, as it can get extremely hot.

Step 5: Extinguish and Safety Lock

Safety lock switch of reidea electronic lighters

After use, release the safety switch to turn off the electric arc.

The REIDEA lighter is designed to turn off automatically if it is left unattended with the power on for longer than 10 seconds (The indicator light will off). Press the safety lock at the bottom of the lighter again to reactivate the lighter.(The indicator light will on).

Using a REIDEA electric lighter is that simple. They offer a convenient, safe, and reliable way to light various objects without the need for matches or traditional butane lighters. Plus, their rechargeable batteries mean you can use them again and again, reducing waste and saving money in the long run.

In conclusion, electric lighters, especially those from REIDEA, are a modern and practical alternative to traditional ignition methods. With their sleek design, ease of use, and eco-friendly features, they've become a popular choice for lighting candles, stoves, grills, and more. So, the next time you need to create a spark, consider making the switch to a REIDEA arc lighter for a safer and more efficient lighting experience.

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By the way, are you interested in melting candle via warm lamp? The REIDEA ES1 Smart Candle Warmer Lamp gently warms the jar candle from below, releasing its enticing fragrance into the room without any open flames.

Vlad Magdalin

Passionate reader | People person | The one behind All dad jokes
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