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Primus Polaris Lantern

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The Primus Polaris LED lantern illuminates the night with natural-looking light so you can continue to enjoy your camping trip long after the sun goes down.

  • Superbright Cree 3-watt LED outputs 55 lumens to illuminate the campsite; light has a warm orange glow similar to a propane lantern with mantle
  • Switch between High and Low for desired light output
  • Primus Polaris LED lantern operates on 3 C batteries, included; batteries provide up to 6 hrs. of use on High and 120 hrs. on Low
  • Reflector design eliminates dead spots in the light transmission
  • Nonslip rubberized housing provides a sure grip while transporting the lantern
  • Durable aluminum clip allows the lantern to be hung inside a tent or from a tree branch
  • Provides IPX4 water resistance for protection against splashing water

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Primus Polaris Lantern Specs
Best use
Family & car camping
3-watt LED
55 lumens
High: 6 / low: 120 hours
3 C
3.1 x 7.1 inches
7.5 ounces
Lantern type
Bulb type
Bulb detail
Max light output (lumens)
Average run time

Primus Polaris Lantern

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Primus Polaris Lanternis rated5.0out of5by1.
Rated5out of5byfromGreat Lil' Camping Lantern...When I 1st purchased this lantern it was sold under the Brunton name thru another outdoor retailer. I was only able to switch it on twice before the on/off switch failed. When it did work, it was more than I could have hoped for but securing a replacement from that other outfit practically took an act of Congress. This would never happen with REI. With the massive power outage last summer that put all of So. Calif. in darkness for many hours, this was a God send. Fired up my camp stoves in the garage, hung this from the rafter, plugged my MP3 player into my portable camp speakers to fix dinner. Life goes on. Compared to most small LED lamps, thanks to the smooth clear globe this has a very uniform light pattern, none of the irritating shadows so many other have. On the high postion the light output rivals a gas powered lantern, on low is perfect for inside a tent.
Date published: 2013-05-26

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