That is my first thought when I've handled the LumiRed Mini: it's made of some metal alloy (the handle is magnetic but not the head), not too light nor too heavy, and it has been machined by a CNC (I'm in that field as well): the quality of the surface just struck me as pretty well done.
The complete kit is composed of:
- LumiRed Mini
- x2 18650 batteries (only one is used when operating the Mini)
- battery charger
- protective eye glasses
- small fiber cloth for the glasses
- wrist strap (pretty useful in case it slips from your hand for whatever reason)
After 5 minutes of continuous use it turns off by itself to prevent overheating (the head does heat up, not scolding hot, but MIGHT be uncomfortable for some; the heat dissipates quite rapidly after a minute, better two minutes).
I've bought it mainly for my mother for certain age related issues (joints), and so far there has been several overall improvements.
I had for almost two months a kind of lumpy feeling on my throat that hasn't fully gone away after the seasonal flu. Whenever I've tried clearing my throat it was still there. I was a little skeptic in trying the Mini, but did anyway. So while listening to a video on YouTube, I've pointed and held at close distance, almost touching the skin, the Mini on my throat for 5 mins as that is it's limit before shutting down; waited for it to cool down, then repeated the procedure for a total of three times, as suggested in the manual.
I've cleared my throat... and I didn't feel the lump anymore! Surprised? MORE than that!! Granted, I did only one session (5 mins times three) and the manual did recommend two or more sessions (depending on the pain level) and my throat is still not as before the seasonal flu, but not feeling that lump just shocked me!! Will see if it will totally go away or not.
I came across the LumiRed products by chance; instinctively I liked the fact that it's been entirely made in Ireland. Never been there nor do I know much about that island, aside from certain stereotypes of Irish being more warm, friendly and other fuzzy good feel stuff. :) However, the extra kit I PERSONALLY like about the product reflects part of these stereotypes (again, personal opinion): the wrist strap. They have considered the possibility of it slipping from the grip for a variety of reasons, possibly including the idea that staying quite still for 5 mins (like what I did for my throat) in one position may be tiring, which can lead to inadvertently releasing your grip and badly damaging the Mini once it miserably dropped on the floor. It's a responsible touch, and TO ME it shows they take caring and responsible decisions for their products.