Login

Register

Login

Register

Home Gadgets Home Gadgets Joby GorillaTorch Switchback

Joby GorillaTorch Switchback

Joby is now offering something called the GorillaTorch Switchback.  Perfect for campers, the Switchback can transform from a head lamp into a lantern in a matter of seconds.

As always there is Joby’s bendable legs for easy mounting and 5 powerful LEDs including a 130-lumen CREE XLamp XP-G LED spotlight.  There are 6 brightness settings, an adjustable dimmer switch along with 2 red LEDs to help preserve night vision.  If you purchase the separate camera mount screw it can double as a tripod. Unlike Joby’s Blade, you’ll have to supply your own 2 AA batteries, which last for up to 72 hours.

The GorillaTorch Switch back goes on sale soon at select retailers including Amazon, REI, LL Bean.  Pricing is set at $59.95.

Here’s the release…….

From solo to social, the multi-functional lighting solution is the perfect companion for the outdoors

The Gorillatorch Switchback will launch on October 21st at Tent City Event in San Francisco’s Presidio

San Francisco, CA – October 21, 2010 – Joby, Inc., the world-renowned designer of the best-selling

Gorillatorch Original and the Gorillapod™ line of

innovative camera tripods, makes history again with the

category-defining launch of the Gorillatorch Switchback. The ultimate companion for the outdoor

enthusiast, this combination lantern-headlamp uses the same LED light array in a single form factor to

avoid the need to carry two separate lights.

Produced with the latest in high-performance materials and LED light technology, the Gorillatorch

Switchback combines exceptional light quality with innovative product design. With 5

powerful LEDs, including a 130-lumen CREE® XLamp® XP-G LED spotlight, 6 brightness settings and an adjustable

dimmer switch this social to solo lighting product is an overflowing cauldron of beautiful light. The 92%

ultra-efficient holographic lens produces brilliant and even light that is easy on the eyes when viewed

directly, a vast

improvement over traditional lanterns available today.

“We wanted to create a lighting product that encourages strong social interaction in the same way that

a campfire does,” says JOBY CEO Forrest Baringer-Jones, “Our deep research into the needs of skiing,

surfing and climbing guides as well as extreme backpackers inspired us to create an entirely new product

that combines a lightweight headlamp with a social lantern utilizing the same LED lighting engine. Our

friends on the mountain told us their existing

solutions didn’t work, so this piece of revolutionary design

is for them and many others.”

As a lantern, the Gorillatorch Switchback is capable of illuminating an 8-person family tent or small

cabin, making it the ideal light for any social gathering – from meals at the campsite, to an evening game

of cards on the patio. Gorillatorch Switchback can easily hook to the inside of a tent, sit on a table or

attach to a branch using the included flexible lantern stand.

The integrated design allows for a quick transition to headlamp mode, with an ergonomic, woven

headband that can be comfortably worn for hours. The Switchback can illuminate a trail up to 60 feet

ahead, with two additional white LEDs for flood lighting and two red LEDs to preserve night vision.

Built to last throughout a weekend of outdoor adventures, the Gorillatorch Switchback uses two easy-

to-find AA batteries for a battery life of up to 72 hours. The flexible lantern stand also doubles as a

camera tripod when using the included standard camera screw.

The Switchback retails at $59.95 and is available globally for purchase at select retailers including; REI,

L.L. Bean, Eastern Mountain Sports and Amazon.

This fall, Joby, Inc. is excited to introduce a range of iconic products that inspire the creative and active

lifestyle, expanding its Gorillapod, Gorillatorch and Gorillamobile lines.

The Gorillatorch Switchback is the third of six products that JOBY is launching this fall. The Gorillatorch

Switchback will launch on October 21st in San Francisco at Tent City, an interactive experience that will

celebrate a return to backcountry roots, and an active outdoor lifestyle.

David Novakhttps://www.gadgetgram.com
For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

Must Read

Why Amazon Web Services (AWS) Is So Popular

Amazon Web Services is a cloud platform created by Amazon that's used by companies that require large storage spaces for their digital data, including a vast array of services like providing servers, networking, remote computing, email, mobile development, and security. This article covers all the perks that AWS has to offer which have also successfully retained many companies’ interest in it.

Muse S Meditation Headband – Immersive Multi-Sensor Meditation Device

The Muse S Meditation Headband is a comfortable-to-use multi-sensor EEG wearable device that utilizes built-in biosensors to measure your brain activity, heart rate, breathing, and body movements and provides real-time feedback on all that collected biometric data. Users can comfortably and conveniently wear the Muse S headband at any time of the day to have this smart headband help them practice mindfulness and meditation and to build a more consistent meditation practice.

Are we afraid of AI in CRM and Success?

The current business era is one of tech-disruption. It’s time for businesses to embrace technology to propel their Customer Relationship Management or they will perish in the race of attaining commercial success. Artificial intelligence has changed the way organizations function. It has seeped into all major industries, and brought about speed, agility and convenience in business operations. Everywhere we look, we can see artificial intelligence making a difference!

Modus M-230 – Handheld Ultrasonic Dog Bark Control & Behavior Training Device

The Modus M-230 is a handheld ultrasonic Dog Bark Control and Behavior Training Device that allows dog owners to train their dogs to be able to control their barking, clawing, and chewing urges in a gentle and non-intrusive manner. With it, dog owners can easily have a convenient, non-intrusive, consistent, and effective way of teaching their dogs to stay away from any type of unwanted behavior like loud and unwanted barking, as well as aggressive clawing and chewing.

Advantek Pet Gazebo – 5 ft. Long Low-Profile Modular Outdoor Dog Kennel

The Advantek Pet Gazebo is a 5 ft. long Low-Profile Modular Outdoor Dog Kennel that's durable, weather resistant and portable, coming equipped with a reversible one-side reflective weather resistant cover that can keep Fido protected from all weather elements.

Check Out Gagetguy On Indystyle

Check Out Gagetguy On PetPals TV