Olympia unveils new line of lights, power solutions

Flashlight company Olympia unveiled a new line of flashlights and headlamps, as well as two-way radios, solar chargers and rechargeable batteries at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City. The new products are focused on energy efficiency.

Among the new flashlight offerings are aluminum with five light settings, and they all use LED lights. The most high-end flashlight in the line comes with a charger built in for the Lithium-Ion battery inside and it retails for $89.99. Olympia’s EX headlamps also have LED bulbs for longer battery life, and the line includes waterproof lights, hands-free headlamps.

Other lights introduced in Salt Lake City were Olympia’s Wilderness Series LED lanterns with rechargeable batteries that will be available in October. This is around the same time the company starts selling its LED portable floodlights.

The company’s new two-way radios will begin retailing in September and come in three models. The top-of-the-line R500 model features an LED flashlight. All of them can be charged with a micro-USB.

In addition to expanding its product offerings, Olympia introduced more ways to charge their products. In addition to a line of Lithium-ion battery line that will be available in October, the company has also introduced solar chargers. One of the chargers is fully reliant on solar energy, and another has a combination of a battery and solar panels. 

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