This batteryless lighted baton was another FIRST for Star Line. The problems of batteries or the danger of fire do not exist with this baton. It is trouble-free and simple to operate. Insert the cartridges before performing and at the specific moment light is desired, flex both cartridges and the Starlite baton will glow brightly with no fear of the lights going out from a drop, or switch not making proper contact, or violating any fire regulations.Total length includes the cartridges.Our lighted batons come with two sets of green cartridges. Additional cartridges can be ordered.