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Light worked fine for a while, then became intermittent

I bought a Nite Ize LED wand which comes with the chip controled (squeeze for different modes and switch on and off) Inova Microlight. (Blue in my case) I use it while hiking and camping. I tested it out at home before the last trip out and it seemed to work fine. When I got out into the woods, and tried to turn it on, it would only stay on while I was squeezing it, and then only very dimmly. I tried replacing the batteries, but it had no effect. Any suggestions?

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Try holding it for 15~20 seconds or until the light goes out then try it again and that should give u 3 mode

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