Princeton Tec Helix Basecamp Rechargeable

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Princeton Tec Camp & Hike Helix Basecamp Rechargeable Lantern-Black/Green HX3GN. This particular lantern is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery cutting down on disposable battery use and saving a bunch of cash over the life of the lantern. Plan to be away from power for a long time? Helix Rechargeable can operate on 3 AA cells if needed. The power dial controls dimmable white and red LEDs in the same intuitive manner as old-school gas lanterns. Lockout prevents accidental turn on while a builtin USB port allows for charging a phone GPS or other compatible device.

- CampSaver.com

Carrying a flaming torch around scores you some badass points with the angry mob, but it doesn't really illuminate the inside of your tent all that well. Princeton Tec's Helix Basecamp Rechargeable Lantern may not impress the vigilantes, but it does beam out 250 lumens of red or white light via two long-lasting LED bulbs, so your tent and campsite will remain nicely lit. The dimmer switch lets you control the brightness, so your reading light doesn't have to be blinding, and the battery indicator lets you know how much juice is left. If you run out of power, just stick a few batteries into the backup port and get on with cooking dinner or playing Egyptian Ratscrew. And if your phone runs out of juice, you can plug your phone into the USB port to power it back up. Princeton also designed the Helix to be collapsible, so you can take it into the backcountry with you, and it finished it off with a few hanging points, so you can really turn your campsite into a friendly home away from home.

- Backcountry.com

Beginning with the same great foundation as Helix Basecamp - a collapsible globe and folding legs for wide light dispersion, also providing multiple hanging options. This particular lantern is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery, cutting down on disposable battery use and saving a bunch of cash over the life of the lantern. Plan to be away from power for a long time? Helix Rechargeable can operate on 3 AA cells if needed. The power dial controls dimmable white and red LEDs in the same intuitive manner as old-school gas lanterns. Lockout prevents accidental turn on, while a builtin USB port allows for charging a phone, GPS or other compatible device. SPECIFICATIONS POWER 250 Lumens LAMP Maxbright White, Ultrabright Red BURN TIME 22 Hours BATTERIES Lithium Rechargeable or 3 AA Alkaline Backup option WEIGHT 313 Grams

- Massey's Outfitters

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