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


Have you ever wondered how electric lighters come to life? Electric lighters are becoming increasingly popular due to their reusable nature and ease of use, but how can a small device create a spark of flame with the press of a button? The answer lies in their ingenious design.

The Ingenious Design

How REIDEA Electric Arc Lighters Rechargeable Work and How to Use Them

Electric lighters rely on an electric arc generated when combining two pieces of metal. Inside the lighter, there is a spring-loaded push button which, when pressed, compresses and pushes two high-voltage electrodes closer. Once they become close enough, an electrical spark is created.

Safety Features Of Electric Lighters

Electric lighters are designed with safety in mind. As a result, many models come equipped with several features that ensure the safe operation of the device. This can include automatic shut-off switches and flame guards to keep your hands away from the heat source when ignited.

Additionally, some lighters feature childproof locks or protective covers to prevent accidental ignition. With these built-in safety features, electric lighters are an excellent choice for those who want the convenience of a lighter but also require more peace of mind when using it.

Designs & Features

Electric lighters come in many different designs and configurations. Some models feature an adjustable flame control that allows you to customize the size of your flame. Other models may come with a built-in LED light, making them easier to locate in dimly lit settings.

Some lighters even have multiple ports for simultaneous use and can be recharged with USB cables or wall chargers. Various styles, such as keychain-sized units, make it easy to carry a lighter with you wherever you go. Whatever your needs, there's an electric lighter available to meet them.

Environmental Benefits

Electric lighters are great for the environment as they do not produce any smoke or debris. This eliminates the need for traditional fuel-burning lighters, which can release toxins into the air and contribute to global warming.

Additionally, electric lighters are incredibly efficient since they can be recharged multiple times before needing to be replaced. This makes them ideal for those who want an eco-friendly alternative to disposable lighters. Overall, electric lighters provide a convenient, safe, and clean way to light a flame. With their built-in safety features, adjustable flames, and environmental benefits, they are an excellent choice for those looking for a reliable lighter that is both easy to use and good for the planet.

Inner Workings Of An Electric Lighter

Electric lighters are a common, convenient way to light candles, campfires, and other combustible materials. But how do they work? A closer look at electric lighters reveals fascinating inner workings.

Components Of An Electric Lighter

An electric lighter has several components: a tesla coil, a trigger switch, and a spring-loaded plunger. In addition, it may contain a safety switch and rechargeable battery.

The tesla coil is the primary component of an electric lighter. It is a thin wire that is heated by running a current through it, creating sparks when it comes in contact with flammable material. The trigger switch activates the tesla coil while the spring-loaded plunger keeps the flame ignited.

The safety switch prevents accidental ignitions and allows the user to store the lighter safely. In traditional lighters, the gas valve regulates fuel flow, typically butane or other flammable gases. An electric lighter may contain a rechargeable battery for power.

Altogether, these components make it possible for electric lighters to safely and reliably light materials without flame.

Electric lighters are a great way to light candles, campfires, and other materials quickly and easily. With the right components in place, electric lighters can be used safely and effectively time after time. Next time you go to light something up, take a moment to appreciate the inner workings of your electric lighter!

Is An Electric Lighter Safe?

The electric lighter is a safe and convenient source of fire for many activities. It uses electricity to heat up a metal coil, creating enough heat to light a flame. The electric lighter does not use combustible fuel, so there is no risk of an open flame or flammable materials around the device.

In addition, it has safety features such as childproof switches, fingerprint lock and a cut-off switch that disengages the heating coil once the flame is extinguished. This makes it an excellent option for those who want an easy way to light items without worrying about safety hazards.

electric lighter with fingerprint lock and childproof switch

Electric lighters are also incredibly efficient because they use much less electricity than other lighters. This means that users can get more fire with less power, making them an eco-friendly choice. Electric lighters are a safe and effective way to light up your activities without worrying about potential hazards.

Final Words

Electric lighters are a great way to get your flame lit! With the help of electricity and some simple physics, electric lighters offer a reliable and easy-to-use method for getting things started. Whether you’re lighting up the campfire or sparking your cigarillo, the REIDEA electric lighters can be used with ease and confidence. So get ready to light up your life with electric lighters!


How to Use a REIDEA S4 Pro / R1 Electric Lighter

REIDEA electric plasma rechargeable 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).

How to Use a REIDEA R7 Pro Electric Lighter with Fingerprint Lock

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.


By the way, are you interested in melting candle via warm lamp? The REIDEA G7 Candle Warmer Lamp gently warms the jar candle from below, releasing its enticing fragrance into the room without any open flames.

Vlad Magdalin

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