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Joby launches the Gorillatorch® Blade™ – An ultra-precise, tactical and rechargeable LED flashlight

5 Oct 2010

The rugged 130 lumen high-performance, hands-free LED flashlight with precise positioning is the ultimate light for the demanding DIYer

San Francisco, CA –  October 5, 2010 – Joby, Inc., the world-renowned designer of the best-selling Gorillatorch Original and the Gorillapod™ line of innovative camera tripods, is pleased to announce the global launch of the Gorillatorch Blade. The hands-free and tactical LED flashlight combines even, powerful light with ultra-precise positioning capabilities.

The high-efficiency and long-lasting CREE® XLamp® XP-C LED produces up to 130 lumens of intense light output to illuminate any workbench. The even light profile can be adjusted from spot to flood for detailed tasks or work on reflective surfaces.

The lithium-ion battery is easily recharged using either the included USB cable or AC adapter, facilitating many productive hours of uninterrupted work. Further increasing productivity, smooth 360 degree pan and 180 degree tilt allows precise illumination of the most tough-to-reach spaces.

Designed to thrive in difficult environments, the rugged casing and easily maneuvered neck are constructed of aircraft-grade aluminum, making the lightweight Gorillatorch Blade remarkably durable and scratch-resistant. The Gorillatorch Blade is removable from the stand to accommodate more tactical applications.

The flexible, bendable tripod legs and powerful neodymium magnetic feet adapt easily to any work situation including: getting the perfect angle on any workbench, wrapping around a pipe or hanging upside down from the car.

“The Gorillatorch Blade is designed with the extreme flashlight user in mind,” explains Joby CEO Forrest Baringer-Jones. “With 130 Lumens of intense light, ultra-precise positioning, durability and the ability to recharge, this really is the flashlight for the mechanically-minded enthusiast.”

The Gorillatorch Blade comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, a USB cable and AC adapter, all covered by a one-year warranty. The product retails for $59.95 and is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and

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.

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Joby creates well-designed, revolutionary products to inspire the creative and active lifestyle. The Company revolutionized the camera accessories market in early 2006 with its Gorillapod line of flexible tripods and continues to redefine the consumer electronics market with its Gorillamobile and Gorillatorch product lines. Founded in 2005, Joby is a privately-held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Santa Cruz, CA; Geneva, Switzerland; Singapore and Shenzhen, China.  For more information about Joby please visit


Mark Olson

Account Supervisor

Max Borges Agency for Joby

3050 Biscayne Blvd., Ste 701

Miami, FL 33137

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