Lamp Cigarette Lighter (May, 1947)

Hot Spot made when the 10-volt infrared lamp above directs its heat rays at one point reaches 1,500 degrees and lights cigarettes held one inch away. The unusual lighter was demonstrated by Westinghouse.

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  1. Ernunnos says: March 2, 200811:42 am

    Probably only 1500 degrees right at the focus point, which for safety’s sake I hope was inside the cone. Still, probably wouldn’t want to look directly into it. Bet you could do something similar today with an IR LED.

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