Gorillatorch Flare Emergency Kit from Joby Announced

Joby are known for making the Gorillapod devices that have flexible legs and can carry cameras to capture pictures from cool locations. The company has announced the Gorillatorch Flare that brings the same flexible/magnetic tripod system but to an emergency kit device.

The Gorillatorch Flare brings a bright and powerful beam to the tripod making it in to a powerful flash light that can be used in emergencies. The Gorillatorch Flare can attach to most things either magnetically or by wrapping it’s legs around an object such as a tree or fence post.

The device can light a target by using it’s four powerful LED’s that can shine at 100 lumens. One white LED is included along with 3 red LEDs. Various light modes can be selected which includes low, medium and high for brightness settings along with flashing white light, and steady or flashing red light.

‘The Gorillatorch Flare is a must-have for the automotive, outdoor, or do-it-yourself enthusiast, said Joby CEO Forrest Baringer-Jones. ‘Whether you need some light while working on the engine of your car, preparing a meal at your campsite, or fixing a leaky pipe under the sink, the Gorillatorch Flare provides powerful illumination and frees up your hands for more important tasks. In addition, it makes a great flare to signal a roadside emergency; keep one in your car or truck and always be prepared.

The Gorillatorch Flare weighs 9 ounces and is 8 inches tall. When launched it will cost $34.95. Online stores such as Amazon will sell the product.


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