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COAST Expands Line of High Performance LED Headlamps

Press Release

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HL27 Strapless Headlamp

For several years, COAST has offered some of the brightest, most durable and comfortable LED headlamps that make a variety of activities hands free, such as hiking, hunting, fishing and working. At the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, COAST Products will be showing the latest in headlamp technology, the high-powered HL8 LED headlamp and the new HL27 LED headlamp.

The new headlamps can be seen at Booth #28045 from July 31-August 1 in the Salt Palace Convention Center. COAST will also be exhibiting a wide array of new flashlights, lanterns, knives and multi-tools. Their products offer advanced quality and innovation, the latest patented and proprietary features and technology, and are perfect for every camper, backpacker, hiker or outdoor enthusiast. COAST HL27 LED headlamp with top strap removed COAST HL27 with top strap attached

HL27 Designed for Comfort and Convenience

The new HL27 features a unique, easy-to-use Light Output Control Wheel, another patent-pending invention from COAST. Easily adjust the light to just the right level for whatever task you’re doing. The wheel is located on the front of the light, behind the oversized power switch, making it easy to turn the  light on and off, and adjust the brightness, even in the dark or while wearing gloves. An expandable ZCord, another COAST patent-pending invention, provides power from the battery pack. It’s built into the completely adjustable headbands to provide ultimate comfort and reduce the possibility of snagging.

With COAST’s patented Pure Beam™ Focusing Optic system, the user can adjust the light from a Bulls-Eye spot beam that projects a long distance, or into Ultra View Flood mode, with the broadest, most consistent beam available in a headlamp. The new HL7’s most unique feature may be its removable center head strap, making it adjustable to nearly every application, every hat and every head. Powered with three AA batteries, the HL27 delivers 309 lumens of power, projecting a clear, bright light more than 120 meters (390 feet) and has an ANSI FL1 tested and verified battery run time of 3 hours  and 45 minutes.

HL8 Built for Tough Adventures

Whether you’re traversing a climbing expedition, excavating an underground cave, backpacking  through rugged, extensive or night time terrain, this LED headlamp offers the best, most feature-rich  light available. The HL8 is a high-powered headlamp designed for professional-level outdoor use. It  produces 344 lumens of bright light. It also utilizes COAST’s patented Pure Beam™ Focusing Optic system. Light Output Control Dial. The HL8’s ANSI verified runtime is 19 hours in max mode and 79 hours on low mode. The COAST Pure Beam Focusing System allows the HL8 to be focused from a Bulls-Eye spot, with a beam distance of 207 meters (670 feet), to an Ultra View Flood Beam, offering a broad, consistent beam. It has an oversized power switch, an easy-to-grip bezel which is hinged to make beam positioning fast and easy, and adjustable elastic head straps for total comfort. The battery pack is rubber sealed for water resistance, and it can be removed and attached to a belt with the extended battery cord that’s included. The HL8 also comes with helmet clips for use with head protection.

All COAST LED flashlights and headlamps are tested and rated to ANSI FL1 standards. They feature unbreakable LEDs and are impact and water resistant. And, they’re backed by COAST's lifetime guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship.

COAST Products – A History of Innovation

Well-known since 1919 for their knives and multi-tools, COAST is now a market leader in premium LED headlamps and flashlights – developing innovative products trusted by everyone from the weekend warrior to the Navy Seals and soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. COAST’s technologically advanced products are safer and easier to use, while at the same time being extremely functional and enjoyable to own.

COAST Products was founded as COAST Cutlery Company in 1919. Originally established to provide quality knives to the farmers, ranchers and workers of the Pacific Northwest, today COAST produces premium LED lighting products, including top-rated flashlights, headlamps and EAL (emergency area lighting), as well as fine-crafted knives and world class multi-tools. Every COAST product reflects an investment in skilled craftsmanship and quality materials and is backed by a COAST guarantee. COAST products are available from leading outdoor retailer stores, sporting goods stores, professional outlets, automotive stores, home centers, hardware stores and suppliers and numerous online retailers.

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