Archive for the ‘LED Light Products’ Category

COAST Resources: Helpful Articles on LED Lanterns

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

COAST EAL20 LED LanternWhen you’ve been blogging as long as we have, you come to realize which of your posts have been the most useful for readers. In the last few weeks, we’ve been reviewing our blogs on LED Lanterns. Based upon Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools data, we’ve compiled the following list of the most popular LED emergency lantern resources on the COAST Portland website. Whether you’re looking for a refresher on LED emergency area lights, or you just need some advice on what to look for in a good camping lantern, these resources will come in handy.

“Camping Lanterns: Propane vs. LED Battery”
This blog, originally published in April of 2012, has drawn over 1,800 pageviews in the period between June 2012 and June 2013, and we can guess why. It’s a helpful post comparing traditional propane lanterns and their modern counterparts, LED battery camping lanterns. The blog compares these two LED lantern options according to brightness, cost, safety, maintenance, energy efficiency, sound, and durability. A great read for those who are considering ditching their old propane models for slick new LED emergency lanterns.

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Tools of the Trade Puts COAST’s A25R Rechargeable Flashlight to the Test

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

A25R Rechargeable FlashlightOur A25R LED rechargeable flashlight was recently featured in Tools of the Trade online magazine. Tools of the Trade calls itself “the complete resource for the tools used in the construction industry today.” For construction workers, having the right tool makes all the difference. Tools of the Trade helps contractors select the best tool for every project. The magazine specializes in side-by-side comparisons of tools; these detailed specs are specifically geared toward construction professionals.

Tools of the Trade’s Review of the A25R LED Flashlight
Tools of the Trade reviewer Michael Davis called the A25R “one of the coolest flashlights [he’s] ever seen.” Here are a few A25R features that Mr. Davis highlighted in his review of this top-notch COAST product: (more…)

Stay Prepared Throughout Hurricane Season

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Hurricane Bud

The end of summer does not signal the end of hurricane danger. Officially, hurricane season runs between June 1st and November 30th of each year. Typically, August and September are the most active months for hurricanes. However, as last year’s Superstorm Sandy proved, it’s quite possible that severe weather could hit closer to Thanksgiving. And some of history’s most destructive hurricanes have made their appearance in the fall months.

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COAST Wins H.I.E. Innovation Award

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

COAST is a 2013 Home Improvement Executive Innovation Award Winner! Home Improvement Executive (HIE) is an exclusive publication that caters to industry leaders in the home space. Each year, HIE names innovation award winners in a variety of categories. We are thrilled to announce that two of Coast’s products, the HL27 and the HL8, were awarded Gold Innovation Awards in the LED headlamp category.

The COAST HL27 LED Headlamp

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COAST’s PX50 Featured in The Jerry Hall World Record Dive

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Jerry Hall with COAST's PX50

Jerry Hall has been breaking diving records since 2002, when he beat the previous Guinness World Record for longest freshwater SCUBA dive. At over 71 hours, Jerry’s dive was more than 12 hours longer than the previous record dive. But Jerry didn’t stop there. In 2004, he broke his own record with a dive that lasted 120 hours, one minute, and nine seconds. The dive did take a toll on Hall’s body—he emerged from the depths of Tennessee’s South Holston Lake 20 pounds lighter, with bloodshot eyes due to burst blood vessels. His feet were so saturated that he couldn’t walk normally for about six hours following the dive.

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What Lumen Ratings Won’t Tell You About Your LED Flashlight

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

LumensIn fashion, size is important, but it doesn’t tell you a whole lot about how a garment fits to an individual’s body shape. In nutrition, a calorie count can tell you how much energy a food provides, but you also need exercise information to understand how a certain dish will impact a person’s waistline. A similar measurement conundrum exists in the world of LED flashlights. Lumen is often the go-to stat for flashlight makers and consumers – yet this oft-touted number doesn’t tell you everything about the value or quality of light that a certain torch provides.

Indeed, it would be unwise to select a flashlight based solely on lumen production. Here are a few things that lumen statistics can’t tell you about how a certain flashlight performs. (more…)

[Video] Watch the COAST Long Range and Purebeam Optics Comparison

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Light is a notoriously tricky thing to describe. Poets rave over its many moods. Physics gurus question its very structure—is light a wavelength or a particle? As LED flashlight makers, our challenge is to accurately portray the light created by our elite line of torches. To do so, we’ve created a video highlighting two of our optics systems, Long Range optics and Pure Beam Focusing Optic.

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Product Comparison: The A9R Professional Penlight vs. PX7 Bore Inspection LED Light

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

A9R Professional Penlight vs. PX7 Bore Inspection LED Light

Today’s consumers have more choices than ever before. A simple trip to the grocery store can easily become overwhelming, as you face hundreds of potential options for everything from toothpaste to cereal. This proliferation of consumer choice also has some upsides, of course. We may all be “lost in the supermarket,” as The Clash put it, but we’re also empowered to choose exactly the right product for our needs. Today’s post, contrasting two of our LED pen light models, will help you pick the best professional pen light for your needs.

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