Posts Tagged ‘Coast LED Lenser’

Backpacker Magazine Praises LED Lenser Micro Headlamp

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

The March 2010 issue of Backpacker Magazine featured a great review of Coast LED Lenser’s Micro Headlamp. Backpacker dubbed the LED headlamp “Lightest and Cheapest” of five headlamps tested.

According to, reviewers “hiked and camped through 78 inky nights from Whitney to Katahdin to evaluate five featherweight headlamps — then ran a battery of controlled tests to rank brightness and longevity.”


Coast Products: “Everyone Friendly”

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Yesterday, I wrote a post about a new line of so-called ”female friendly” LED products. The company releasing the “products with a pink twist” said it was due to the lack of uncomplicated and lightweight solutions. Frankly, I beg to differ. Below, you’ll find a handful of Coast products that are just that — uncomplicated and lightweight. Not to mention, they’re what I like to call “Everyone Friendly.”

LED Lenser P2


Coast: Law Enforcement LED Tactical Torches

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Coast Portland recently published an article addressing law enforcement use of LED tactical torches, or high-performance flashlights.

After its introduction, the article opens with a brief history of LED application. First mentioning its historically primary use in high-power applications, interestingly, the LED was also a popular source of light for indoor plant growth.


LED Lenser H7R Headlamp

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

The LED Lenser H7R Headlamp from Coast.  No introduction needed.

Most headlamps this powerful will give you a headache, but the H7R is lightweight and compact, and a flip of the switch trades the long-distance laser for a flood beam. At least, that’s what Field and Stream says.


Oregon: Deer Hunting 101

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

There is a lot to know about hunting, tracking and dressing deer.  Whether you are a young man preparing for his first hunt with his dad or middle-aged man interested in joining some friends on a deer hunt this season, it is important to have a good grasp of the basics so that you can go into the wilderness with confidence. Preparation is key to both hunting safety as well as a successful excursion.

Sportsman’s Warehouse is offering new hunters a Deer Hunting 101 class this Saturday, September 27 at their Salem, Oregon store.  Participants will learn basic deer hunting how-tos and get to talk with NW hunting experts about their tricks and strategies for area hunting. 


LumiLEDs Recognized by Automotive Lighting for Innovations

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Philips LumiLEDs received the supplier innovation award for their Luxeon LEDs which made possible the first full LED headlamp application on the Audi R8. The award was given by Automotive Lighting, a leading manufacturer of automotive exterior lighting based in Germany. The group recognizes companies that contribute to the advancement of lighting in vehicles.  The group noted that to receive such recognition, LumiLEDs had showed commitment to the highest standards of quality while still focusing on affordability, innovation and overall excellence.

LumiLEDs, along with Cree and Nichia, provide the LED bulbs for all of Coast LED Lenser flashlights, lamps, keychains and lanterns.  These manufacturers are known for developing the highest quality LEDs that produce the best light possible.