Rugged Lantern™ 500A

SKU: 40498


This lantern is built to survive and shine through almost anything. Drop it. Soak it. Float it. When stuff happens it not only survives it shines.


  • 500 Lumen output from 17 white LEDs; powered by three Alkaline batteries
  • 4 power levels; Low, Medium, High, and SOS-flashing mode
  • IPX8 waterproof rating & floats in water; Survives drops up to 16 feet (5 meters)
  • 360 degree LED dome
  • Heavy duty rubber overmold construction; Integrated hanging hook (on bottom)


  • Plenty of light for any outdoor setting
  • Provides emersion protection up to 32 feet/ 10 meters
  • Provides soft, even light in all directions
  • Survives drops up to 16 feet (5 meters)
  • Run times: H = 25 hrs. | M = 50 hrs. | L = 200 hrs | SOS = 800 hrs.
  • Easily hangs for hands-free use
  • Rubber ergonomic handle allows lantern to lay on end or hang for additional flexibility

Rugged Lantern 500A Specs

Height: 7.38"
Width: 3.75"
Depth: 3.9"
Weight: 2.06 lbs.
Warranty: 1 year

    California Residents: Prop 65 Warning

    Prop 65 Warning Symbol

    WARNING:  Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    Lantern Banner

    Drop It. Toss It. Soak It.


    Size comparison of lanterns

    Two Different Sizes

    Our Rugged Lanterns are available in two different sizes: 

    1) 350A - 350 Lumen output from 12 white LEDs

    2) 500A - 500 Lumen output from 17 white LEDs

    Rubber Overmold

    Heavy Duty Construction

    The rubber overmold cushions the blow from drops and everyday use.

    rubber handle

    Rubber Coated Ergonomic Handle

    This multi-functional handle easily hangs or stands allowing hands-free use. It also offers a secure grip with the rubber texture.


    Integrated Hanging Hook

    A small hook folds out from the bottom of both lanterns.

    Rugged Lantern at its Best:

    heavy duty construction

    Survives drops up to 15 feet 

    The heavy duty rubber overmold construction and 360 degree LED dome help protect our Lanterns from wear and tear.

    water-resistant lantern

    IPX8 Water Resistency

    Floats in water and still stays lit. 

    camping lantern

    Plenty of Light for any Outdoor Setting

    Adjust the lighting to your environment with the 4 power settings; low, medium, high, and an emergency SOS-blinking mode.

    Easy to use:


    Step 1

    Open Battery Compartment


    Step 2

    Insert batteries (Not Included)

    1) 350A - Four (4) AA alkaline batteries

    2) 500Z - Three (3) D alkaline batteries

    Turn On

    Step 3

    Press and hold the red button for 3 seconds to power on the Lantern

    Different Settings

    Step 4

    Press the red button within 3 seconds to cycle thru: low > medium > high > SOS settings.



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    Power Source

    Four (4) AA Alkaline Batteries (Not Included)

    Three (3) D Alkaline Batteries (Not Included)

    Lithium Ion Battery
    Lumen Output 350 500 220
    Run Time on High Setting: 6.5 Hours  25 Hours 10 Hours
    Run Time on Medium Setting: 10 Hours 50 Hours 15 Hours
    Run Time on Low Setting: 65 Hours 200 Hours 40 Hours
    Run Time on SOS Setting: 30 Hours 800 Hours Not Available
    Waterproof Rating: IPX8 IPX8 IPX7
    Dimensions: 5.63" L x 2.79" W x 2.60" H 7.38" L x 3.75" W x 3.9" H  12.8" L x 5.4" W x 5.4" H
    Weight: 0.72 lbs. 2.06 lbs.  4.2 lbs.
    Warranty 1-year  1-year 5-year limited

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