I have one of these on hand and they are a kickass light. Look for a review next week! ~DesertRat
Olympia RG850 Features 850 Lumens and Micro-USB charging Port for Ultimate Performance in the Great Outdoors
ATLANTA – (June 2, 2014)– This Father’s Day, Olympia offers the perfect gift for adventurous dads – a reliable high performance LED flashlight to provide him with the best lighting solution for every outdoor adventure. Whether Dad is an avid hiker, hunter, fisherman or simply a backyard camping warrior, the Olympia RG850 flashlight combines powerful lighting with a rugged waterproof design and convenient emergency settings, making it the go to flashlight for every outing.
Convenient Features for Flexibility
The RG850 flashlight is loaded with practical features to keep dad prepared for changing lighting conditions and provide peace-of-mind in the most challenging settings. It features five unique light settings including low, medium, high, strobe and SOS for emergency situations. These lights also automatically memorize the last used setting, so, dad doesn’t need to repeat the menu sequence every time the light is used. This is especially helpful when hunting as the light can easily be kept on low, so he doesn’t have to worry about scaring away prey with an intense beam.
Serious sports enthusiasts will appreciate the RG850, which features 850 powerful lumens of brightness with a beam distance of 389 meters, enough to illuminate an entire camp area. The model also comes equipped with a rechargeable battery that allows users to recharge the battery while in the flashlight via a micro-USB cable.
Reliable Lighting for Water Adventures
The Olympia RG850 flashlight is completely waterproof and meets IPX-8 standards, withstanding submersion of up to two meters for 30 minutes. So, dad can pack on weekend paddling expeditions and doesn’t have to worry if he accidentally drops the flashlight in the stream or gets caught in a sudden rain shower. The flashlight is crafted from Aircraft-grade aluminum with type III anodized anti-abrasive finish and features an anti-freeze non-slip grip, making it ideal for use with gloves.
RG850 Key Features:
• Waterproof (IPX-8 standards)
• 850 lumens
• 5 light settings: (high, middle, low, strobe, SOS)
• 5 memory light settings: (automatically memorizes last setting/mode after being in any one of the five light settings for 3 seconds)
• Complies with ANSI FL 1 standard
• Beam distance: 389 meters
• Peak Beam Intensity: 12045 candelas
• Aircraft-grade aluminum with type lll anodized anti-abrasive finish
• CREE-XML – U2 LED
• Micro-USB charging port
• Dual power, works with 2*CR123 batteries (not included) and rechargeable *18650 battery (included)
• High performance metal smooth reflector
• Reverse-polarity protection
• Smart circuit for rechargeable batteries
Pricing and Availability
The Olympia RG850 flashlight has an MSRP of $89.99, which includes one flashlight, one Micro-USB cable with wall adaptor, one 18650 rechargeable battery, one nylon holster with dedicated belt loop and a D-ring, lanyard, belt clip, an extra tail switch cap, two extra O-rings and user guide. The RG850 and other Olympia flashlights can be purchased on Amazon.com and NewEgg.com and are coming soon to a quality retailer near you.
For a full listing of features and information on the 2014 Olympia series of products, visit www.olympiaproducts.com.
Olympia is a leading outdoor technology brand specializing in high performance portable lighting solutions including flashlights, headlamps and lanterns, as well as solar battery chargers and two-way radios. Since 1903 the Olympia brand has been synonymous with integrity, quality and performance. It is committed to developing innovative technology products for active lifestyles that are reliable, rugged, and built to last.