Every year, my company has a series of Christmas raffles for prizes with the proceeds going to needy families in the area. So of course I want to offer a flashlight as part of a raffle. What would be the best light for $100 for a non-flashaholic, meaing no lithiums.
There are some nice lights out there (I like Fenix LD41 for example), but for non-flashaholics I would go for something without a battery carrier or adapter.
These things will get lost or break, and the people may throw away a very nice light then.
Christmas has to be near, all supermarkets are filled with christmas pastries already over here.
The D40A would be a great choice, but the BA20 runs well even on alkalines (which most people will end up using unless pushed) and you could include 2 for the price of a single D40A and charger + eneloops. I assume individual prizes go to different people so you’d introduce twice as many to a really good light.