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Coleman Introduces
Versatile Exponent Light Options

New line of portable lighting tools include LED headlamps and handhelds

The Coleman Company, Inc. Press Release

FlashlightNews.org - 1/16/2007


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Coleman Exponent 2AA Luxeon Torch

Coleman Exponent 2AA Luxeon Torch

WICHITA, Ks. - Coleman's new Exponent® line of battery-powered lights merges convenience with rugged quality. These bright LED lights featuring LUXEON® LEDs are lightweight, durably constructed, and were created to meet the demands of today's adventure lifestyles. Beyond their rugged functionality, they are easy to use, easy to pack, easy to carry, and relatively easy on the pocketbook.

The allure of hands-free operation makes headlamps a popular choice among adventurers. The Exponent line offers two model choices - a 3AAA .5-Watt Headlamp and a 4AA 1-Watt Headlamp. The 3AAA model has five .5-watt LEDs - three bright white and two red. The 4AA model also has five LEDs - one ultra bright white 1-watt LUXEON® LED in the center, two bright white .5-watt bulbs, and two red .5-watt bulbs. Both models can be switched to a wide-beam path of light with the red LEDs providing enhanced night vision. An emergency strobe mode is provided on both models. The headlamps each have three-strap headbands for a snug fit that is comfortable yet secure.

Coleman Exponent Headlamps (3AAA .5-Watt and 4AA 1-Watt)

• Bright .5-watt white LUXEON® LED on 3AAA model
• Ultra bright 1-watt white LUXEON® LED on 4AA model
• Two white ultra bright .5-watt LEDs for diffused area light on both models
• Together, the three white LEDs on each headlamp provide a wide-beam path of light
• Two red .5-watt LEDs for enhanced night vision
• Emergency strobe mode
• Three straps on headband for added comfort
• 3AAA .5-Watt model operates on 3AAA alkaline batteries, included
• 3AAA .5-Watt model weighs 4.5 ounces including batteries
• 4AA 1-Watt model operates on 4AA alkaline batteries, included
• 4AA 1-Watt model includes fleece storage bag
• 4AA 1-Watt model weight: 8 ounces including batteries
• MSRP: 3AAA model - $34.99 / 4AA model- $44.99

For a more traditional source of light, the three stylish new Exponent flashlights are carved out of weather-resistant anodized aluminum for rugged duty, but they have contemporary lines, convenience features and lightweight performance. The 2AA 1-Watt and the 3AAA 1-Watt models feature ultra bright white LUXEON LEDs and have six hours of usable light, while the 2AA .5-Watt model features a bright white LED and will run for up to 16 hours. All three of the flashlights offer three different types of lighting with a simple twist of the collar - white for general purpose, red for improved night vision and green for map reading.

"A quick turn of the dial changes colors from red to green to white light, depending on your needs," said Darin Webb, Coleman product manager for lighting. "There's no hassle to change colors and no awkward lenses to loosen."

Coleman Exponent Flashlights (2AA .5-Watt, 2AA 1-Watt and 3AAA 1-Watt)

• 2AA .5-watt model features bright white LED
• 2AA 1-watt and 3AAA 1-watt models feature ultra bright white LUXEON® LEDs
• Selector dial on collar allows user to change light color for varied use: white for general purpose, red for improved night vision, green for map reading
• Anodized aluminum body is tough and weather-resistant
• Both 1-watt models feature a unique tail cap that allows for use with a lanyard or key ring, making it easier to keep track of on the trail
• Weight: approximately 4.8 ounces including batteries
• 2AA .5-Watt and 2AA 1-Watt models operate on two AA alkaline batteries, included
• 3AAA 1-Watt model operates on three AAA alkaline batteries, included
• MSRP: 2AA 1-Watt and 3AAA 1-Watt models - $39.99 / 2AA .5-Watt model - $29.99

About Coleman Exponent Products:

The Coleman® Exponent® product line is available exclusively through sporting goods and outdoor retailers throughout the United States, and select Exponent products are available in Canada, Australia and Latin America. The Coleman Company, Inc. is an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, including its legendary lanterns, as well as stoves, tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, coolers, furniture and grills. Its products are sold and used all over the world. Coleman embraces its leadership role as an advocate for the outdoors, contributing to outdoor causes and inspiring people to get outside. Founded in 1900 and based in Wichita, Kan., Coleman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation, and can be found online at www.coleman.com. Consumers can contact Coleman by phone at 800-835-3278 or by e-mail at consumerservice@coleman.com.

Coleman® and Exponent® are registered trademarks of The Coleman Company, Inc. LUXEON® is a registered trademark of Lumileds Lighting.

About Jarden Corporation

Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of niche consumer products used in and around the home. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bicycle®, Crawford®, Diamond®, First Alert®, Forster®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Leslie-Locke®, Loew-Cornell®, and Pine Mountain®. Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Harmony®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain™; and Outdoor Solutions: Campingaz® and Coleman®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden has more than 20,000 employees worldwide. For more information, please visit www.jarden.com.

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