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Ridgid Gen5X LED Ligh Panel, Flood Light & Light Cannon

New Gen5X LED Lights

img_20160907_083941413LED lights have taken over the construction industry as well as the outdoor enthusiasts market.  When it comes to durability, portability and runtime, LED lights are by far superior to the dated halogen lights that used to dominate these markets.  Having a small light that throws an immense amount of light is something that was not possible in the years past, so we are seeing a growth of single LED lights that are able to take over the role of what 10 lights used to do.  When a small light can do that amount of work, they are bound to be popular.  On top of the work they do, these lights are more cost effective over time.

If you are not into LED lights at this time, you will be after seeing the New Ridgid Gen5x LED lights!

GEN5X 18-Volt Hybrid Folding Panel Light – R8694221B

img_20160907_083932333While un-boxing this panel light, we had a glimpse of the light but really never found the depth of what this light was capable of doing for about 48 hours.  The design of this light is amazing as it allows for the light to be cast in so many directions or in a very specific area.  The dial on the side allows the user to dial in the light needed for each situation.  Since this is a hybrid light, it can be run off the Ridgid 18 volt battery line or off an extension cord.  With this system, you can never be left without a light.  That is very important to us because while we might have batteries, we might want to save their power if we have a cord available.  Dual power is a convenience, not a hindrance.

  • Folding panel design-fold outward for 360 degree light output and fold inward for protection when not in use
  • Hybrid technology-powers light with any RIDGID 18-Volt battery or extension
  • Extended run-time-up to 14 hours of continuous run-time with variable light power dial
  • Up to 2,500 lumens with variable power dial-powerful lumen output with the ability to set at variable lumen levels to match the brightness with the job
  • On board tripod mount-easily mount the unit to the RIDGID universal tripod
  • Temperature control electronics-protects LED from overheating and keeps the light cool to touch
  • Rugged design-durable, lightweight material designed to withstand tough jobsite conditions

GEN5X 18-Volt Flood Light – R8694620B

img_20160907_083221879The Gen5X 18 volt flood light was a light that kept surprising us as we used it.  At first glance it seems like a nice small light on a stand.  What you miss right away is the fact that the light easily detaches from the base and becomes a small light that can be places anywhere from an engine bay to a cabinet.  This light can be dialed in for the correct amount of light for the situation.  What really threw us was the amount of light this small unit was capable of making.  While it is rated at 1,200 lumens, it was enough light for us to work if needed in a 20′ x 30′ area.

All of that in something that will fit into your palm.

  • Detachable 180 degree swiveling light cradle-holds the light in place while directing the light where its needed
  • Extended runtime-Up to 20 hours of continuous runtime with 5.0 Ah
  • Up to 1,200 Lumens with variable power dial-powerful output with adjustable lumen level to match brightness to the job
  • Compact profile-designed for easy transportation and storage
  • Variety of hanging options-for ultimate versatility on the jobsite
  • On-board 1/4-20 thread-easily mount the unit to the RIDGID universal tripod
  • Dime screw slot-to easily tighten and lock flood light into place
  • Temperature control electronics-protects LED from overheating

GEN5X 18-Volt Dual power Light Cannon – R8694220B

img_20160907_083622085The Ridgid Light Cannon is pr0perly named, but really something that is simple, but really not on the market yet.  Many LED spotlights seem to either be a simple small spot light or they try to jam pack too many features into a light with a single switch.  This spotlight has a simple trigger that will turn the light on and off for ease of use.  There is a dial on the rear of the light to adjust the amount of light output.  The head also swivels so you can point the light where it is needed.

The reality here is that this light is perfect for contractors, hunters, boaters, and campers.  There are so many uses that many could benefit from just having it around their home.

  • 180 degree swiveling head
  • Extended runtime-Up to 30 hours of continuous runtime with 5.0 Ah
  • Up to 2,500 Lumens with variable power dial-powerful output with adjustable lumen level to match brightness to the job
  • Comfort handle with trigger switch.
  • On-board 1/4-20 thread-easily mount the unit to the RIDGID universal tripod
  • Dime screw slot-to easily tighten and lock flood light into place
  • Temperature control electronics-protects LED from overheating

 

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2 Responses to “Ridgid Gen5X LED Ligh Panel, Flood Light & Light Cannon”

  1. Chris Davidson #

    GEN5X 18-Volt Flood Light – R8694620B this be great for me when power goes out . Also when looking for stuff my kids loss

    December 15, 2016 at 8:23 am Reply
  2. Chris Davidson #

    GEN5X 18-Volt Hybrid Folding Panel Light – R8694221B this one would get lots of use. I have small shop with one light . Could use the extra light at times when finishing project.

    December 15, 2016 at 8:25 am Reply

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