For non-magnetic items, or ones too heavy for the Magnetic Retriever this should get the job done. It bears a spooky resemblance to a small Dalek's gun. Or, for fans of the B-Movie Tremors… a Graboid's mouth!
• Retrieve dropped items.
• Illuminate awkward spots (LED version).
• Consider a versions with LEDs.
• Look for exchangeable heads.
• Check how much weight it lifts.
• Magnetic versions may not be suitable if you wear a pacemaker.