Ridgid Gen5X Upright Area Light Video Review

Ridgid Gen5X Upright Area Light

The new Ridgid Gen5X Upright Area Light certainly looks like it could have been called the Ridgid Gen5X Wobblelight, but that name has already been taken, so they had to come up with something else. With 1,000 lumens available spread out in 360 degrees, it may not seem like it’s got the power to light up the jobsite. So should you pick it up for $99 at Home Depot?

Check out the video to find out!

Ridgid Gen5X Upright Area Light Key Features

  • Self-righting design, light uses weighted base to self-right into an upright position when knocked over
  • Hybrid technology, powers light with any Ridgid 18V battery or extension cord
  • Extended run time, up to 75 hours of continuous run-time with 5.0 Ah battery
  • 360 degrees light output, directs light in every direction to illuminate the entire work area
  • Up to 1000-Lumens with variable power dial-powerful output with adjustable lumen level to match brightness to the job
  • Integrated cord wrap, for convenient storage and transportation
  • Battery door, for keeping dirt and debris out of the battery port

Ridgid Gen5X Upright Area Light Specifications

  • Model: Ridgid R8694820B
  • Battery Power Type: Lithium Ion
  • Battery Amp Hours: 5 Ah
  • Voltage: 18V
  • Color Family: Orange
  • Certifications and Listings: 4-UL Certified
  • Variable Speed: No
  • Cordless Tool Type: Specialty
  • Dimensions: 17.75″ x 11.75″ x 15.50″
  • Product Weight: 11 lbs.
  • Warranty: 3-years Limited and LSA
  • Price: $99

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