If you aren’t a touch typist or just don’t like to work in a completely dark room, but your preferred keyboard isn’t backlit, the Quirky Mantis might be perfect for you. The Mantis is a little task light that was crowd designed at Quirky and is up for pre-order now for $26.99.
The Mantis has 11 LEDs that get power from a pair of AA batteries those batteries can keep the light running for 30 hours before needing replaced. The light is designed to turn itself off after two hours to conserve power.
The Mantis can be clipped to the bottom of a desktop LCD or to the top of a notebook if desired and has flip out legs that can stand the light up on your desk. Those legs have non-skid tips. Quirky wants to sell 1500 of the things before they go into production and so far 85 are spoken for.
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