Data Mining Light

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That there wasn't gettin' any lighter.
The Engineer on his upgraded mining light

The Data Mining Light is a community-created cosmetic item for the Engineer. It is a robotic version of the Mining Light. It is a metallic yellow helmet with chipped paint. An electric bulb is attached to the front of the helmet by a series of metal straps.

The Data Mining Light was contributed to the Steam Workshop.

Update history

May 17, 2013 Patch #1 (Robotic Boogaloo)

  • The Data Mining Light was added to the game.

July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.


  • "Data mining" refers to the interdisciplinary subfield of computer science, the computational process of extracting information from a data set and transforming it into an understandable structure for further use.


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