Although we love our LED headlamps and cycling lights, they’re designed for output, and don’t do much in terms of ambient light for hanging out. The Luminoodle Light Rope on the other hand, is all about the mood lighting whether you’re camping, on a road trip or dealing with a power outage, providing 180 to 360 lumens of versatile diffused lighting.
A LED powered string of USB powered lighting, the Luminoodle offers multiple hanging options, allowing it to be strung like X-mas tree lighting via included universal ties, magnets or utility loops. When stuffed into its included nylon carry bag, it cleverly transforms into a lantern. The USB-powered light works with any USB port or universal battery pack.
I first came across the Luminoodle while researching lighting options for our van conversion. Whether you’re an aspiring vanlifer or rocking a rooftop tent setup, paired with a Goal Zero Yeti Power Station, it looks to be a solid option for adding lighting to a budget van build without costing an arm or a leg.