These PORTABLE CAMPING LANTERNS have over a 100,000 hour LED bulb life. This well outlasts any camping lamp. These are lightweight and compact for a multi uses, such as camping, reading, use as a flashlight, work light, hurricane lantern, and an auto emergency light kit. Pull up the handles to turn on the lantern, fully collapse the lantern to turn off the light. Then pull up again to turn the lantern back on and change to flame mode light. Lots of available options with this handy Portable Camping Lantern. Requires 3 AA batteries, which are NOT included.