The Pelican 9440 Remote Area Lighting System (RALS) was recently honored and recognized during the 2010 Good Design Award Show in Chicago from June 13-15.
The three-day event was hosted by the Chicago Athenaeum — Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre — Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. It honored the world's foremost designers and manufacturers from the previous year. As a winner in the Electronics category, the Pelican 9440 RALS competed against the Apple iPhone4 and Kodak's EASYSHARE Digital Camera.
The Pelican 9440 "has taken the idea of portable LED area lighting to the next level by offering clean, brilliant and portable lighting in a self contained, easily transported package to our core law enforcement, fire, industrial and military customers," according to Scott Jones, Pelican's director of product management.
The Pelican 9440 RALS is a bright, portable LED area light. It features 10 next-generation LEDs and a beam spread of 120 degrees that effectively lights a large area. Additionally, it offers two brightness settings that shine 2,400 lumens for three hours in high-setting and 1,200 for six hours in low setting.
The light is powered by a nickel metal hydride rechargeable battery. As a result, it runs silent and has no power cord. It emits no toxic fumes.
The Pelican 9440 RALS weighs 16 pounds and is built with a streamlined, self-deploying tripod for easy site placement and a nylon shoulder strap for simple transport.
The Pelican 9440 RALS also features a telescoping light tower that extends more than seven feet and a light array that articulates 170 degrees. The Pelican 9440 RALS is available in either yellow or black and retails for $999.95.