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Maxxeon Achieves Performance Breakthrough

Maxxeon Inc. Press Release - 10/01/2007

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Maxxeon, Inc., a leader in cordless lighting tools for professionals, today announced a lighting output breakthrough with the introduction of the WorkStar 440 inspection tool.

WorkStar™ 440 from Maxxeon Inc.

WorkStar™ 440 from Maxxeon Inc.

OTTAWA, Canada - Maxxeon announced today that the company has achieved a light output in excess of 90 lumens for the new WorkStar 440 inspection light, a figure that is claimed to set a new standard in the portable work light market. Roger Britt, CTO of Maxxeon explains,"Through the use of state-of-the-art LEDs and our electronic current control system, the WorkStar™ 440 produces an exceptional amount of light - more light than even bulky LED work lights, while maintaining a compact configuration suitable to the use of an inspection light in confined areas. The WorkStar™ 440 raises the bar by supplying the technician with up to 20 times the amount of light that is available from previous tools".

Mr. Britt continues,"The exceptional light output of this tool makes it far easier to troubleshoot and inspect in critical areas such as aircraft maintenance. Quality Assurance personnel will especially appreciate the brightness and versatility of this light "

The innovative lighting tool features a highly flexible 12 inch gooseneck that allows the user to direct the light exactly where it is needed, thereby solving illumination problems common to all maintenance, repair, and quality control technicians. The lighting head has been designed to prevent snagging when removing from confined spaces due to its compact, tapered head design. The tool is designed to perform reliably for tradesmen for daily use.

The WorkStar™ 440 is a cordless light with electronic current control that maximizes efficiency and allows it to runs for approximately 2 hours on two AA batteries. Body construction is aluminum and the tool is light in weight at less than 6 ounces (160 grams). The light weight, combined with the ergonomic design with a comfortable grip and good balance to minimizes operator fatigue.

The WorkStar™ 440 is backed by Maxxeon's limited lifetime warranty. Suggested retail price is $69.95. For more information, please visit

About Maxxeon Inc.

Maxxeon Inc. is a manufacturer of high performance portable lighting tools for professional automotive, military, industrial, emergency services and outdoor applications.

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