Rechargeable Lantern uses taillight LEDs for visibility.
September 27, 2005 -
Offered as Standard or Vehicle Mount system, battery-powered FireBox(TM) incorporates dual ultra-bright taillight LEDs that enable workers to be seen in blackout conditions and other emergency situations regardless of which direction light is shining. High-intensity halogen bi-pin bulb and dual LEDs can be programmed to produce various lighting combinations, and run time can last from 8-100 hr. Unit has ABS thermoplastic housing and cushioned-grip handle.
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30 Eagleville Rd.
Eagleville, PA, 19403
Streamlight® Unveils New Lantern With Taillight LEDS
New Streamlight FireBox(TM) Provides Enhanced Safety and Visibility for Industrial and Utility Professionals
EAGLEVILLE, PA - September 19, 2005 - Streamlight®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance flashlights for the professional utility and industrial safety markets, today announced it introduced the Streamlight FireBox(TM) rechargeable lantern, featuring dual ultra-bright taillight LEDs that enable workers to be seen in blackout conditions and other emergency situations regardless of which direction the light is shining.
Modeled after the Streamlight LiteBox®, a leading portable lantern, the FireBox's high-intensity halogen bi-pin bulb and dual LEDs can be programmed to produce a range of lighting combinations, including halogen only in steady or blinking mode, LEDs only in steady or blinking mode, or halogen and LEDs in steady and/or blinking mode. Depending on the selected lighting mode, run time is up to 8 hours (steady halogen bulb and LEDs) to up to 100 hours (blinking LEDs only). A three-position toggle switch enables users to switch between lighting modes.
"The FireBox's rear dual taillights, in combination with its rechargeability and candlepower and bulb configuration, make it the perfect light for the utility and industrial safety professional," said Walter Kaihatu, Streamlight Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
The FireBox's easily replaceable high-intensity halogen bi pin bulb provides a beam of up to 80,000 candlepower. The light is powered by a zero-maintenance, 6V, 12Ah lead acid battery that operates up to nine hours per charge and can be recharged up to 500 times.
The rugged lantern, measuring 11.5 inches and weighing 7.4 pounds, includes a high-impact, ABS thermoplastic housing with a rubberized impact bumper, lens ring and cushioned-grip handle that facilitates gripping the lantern with gloves.
Available in a Standard or Vehicle Mount system, both models feature a hands-free shoulder strap, are serialized for positive identification and come in international safety orange or high-visibility yellow. The Standard System retails for $199.95, while the Vehicle Mount System retails for $189.95. Both models meet applicable European Community Directives.
Both models come with Streamlight's "No Excuses" limited lifetime Warranty.
Based in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment for professional fire fighting, law enforcement, industrial, automotive and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2000 registered company. For additional information, please call Streamlight at 1-800-523-7488 or visit its website at www.streamlight.com.
Mary Ellen Giangiulio
610-631-0600 phone 610-631-0712 fax 610-640-4528 office