Joby Designes a Hands-free and Tactical LED Flashlight

Oct 25, 2010 Joby has designed a hands-free and tactical LED flashlight Joby Gorillatorch Flare.

 It is made of black ABS plastic (flashlight housing and legs).  There are grip rings made of TPE to make the flashlight easier to hold on to and to help it grip onto surfaces.  Each leg ends in a strong neodymnium magnet.  The feet and some of the grip rings are a bright red.
The Joby Gorillatorch is about 7" tall.  The flashlight body is about 3" wide by about 2.5" deep.   The flashlight head is about 2" in diameter, including the red grip ring.  Joby says the Gorillatorch Flare weighs 6.5 ounces with the batteries installed. Joby says the Gorillatorch Flare is drop-resistant and has been tested to sustain drops of up to 6 feet.  It's water-resistant, too.
Each leg on the Gorillatorch Flare has nine ball-and-socket joints, so they are extremely flexible.  Each joint is bendable and can rotate 360 degrees, so you can bend the legs into most any shape necessary to have it stand steadily on relatively flat surfaces.
The Joby Gorillatorch Flare has four LEDs.  The center LED is an ultra-bright white CREE LED with a maximum brightness of 100 lumens.  There are three red LEDs placed in a triangular pattern around the center LED.  Joby says it uses "high quality reflector optics" with the LEDs.  The polycarbonate lens protects the LEDs, and there are bubbles over each LED that apparently helps focus the light.
There are six lighting settings for the Gorillatorch Flare.  You repeatedly push the power button to toggle through low, medium, and high levels for the white LED.  The fourth setting is a strobe using the white LED.  The fifth setting turns on the three red LEDs, and the sixth setting is a strobe using the red LEDs.
 Joby says you can expect up to 80 hours of battery life with the white LED and up to 240 hours with the red LED strobe.

www.joby.com/gorillatorchflare
www.ledinside.com

Author:  BIO T&T

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