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Joby Announces the US Availability of the Gorillatorch™

The innovative hands-free flashlight is now available at,, and select retailers nationwide.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 23, 2009 – Joby, the world renowned designer of the Gorillapod™ line of innovative camera tripods, is pleased to announce the availability of the Gorillatorch™in the US. Initially, the Gorillatorch will be available at,, and a number of select retailers nationwide. It will be available in stores globally in October. Straying from traditional flashlight design, the critically acclaimed Gorillatorch is mounted on Joby’s award-winning bendable and flexible legs. With the addition of powerful magnetic feet, the Gorillatorch will attach to virtually anything, allowing one to illuminate any target, hands-free.

The Gorillatorch features an ultra-bright, white CREE™ LED, powered by three included AA batteries. A dimmer feature allows users to select the ideal brightness for any situation, ranging from a powerful 65 lumens to softer light for more delicate or energy-saving applications. The Gorillatorch offers up to 80 hours of use, and its compact, lightweight design allows for easy storage in a toolbox, kitchen drawer, or camping backpack.

The Gorillatorch weighs under 9 ounces, is 8 inches tall, has a US MSRP of $29.95-$34.95, and features a one year limited warranty. The product is now shipping to all preorders and retail partners.

For a list of Joby retailers, please visit

For international distribution, availability and pricing information, please contact .

For additional product or company information, please contact media representative Greg Mondshein at

Founded in 2005, Joby designs, markets, and sells creativity-inspiring and life-improving consumer products including the Gorillapod, Gorillamobile and Gorillatorch product lines. All of Joby's products are created using the principles of intelligent and user-centric design. Joby's Gorillapod product line is available in four sizes and is sold in more than 50 countries. For more information about Joby please visit

Greg Mondshein
Account Manager
Max Borges Agency for Joby
3550 Biscayne Blvd., Ste 501
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 576-1171 x22