Data Mining Light
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.
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.