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Water Doesn't Scare Us.

For nearly a decade, we've provided the ultimate portable power and light solution to people who work in the harshest places on earth. From U.S.M.C. Camp Leatherneck to the UNHCR, the world's preeminent first-responders have relied on our lantern to be seen, be found and be connected.


"...a fabulous addition to any hunter's, camper's or angler's gear."

Stephanie Dickison, Practicaltravelgear.com

Inventor Spot

"A beautiful, multi-use device for camping."

Chris Weiss, Inventor Spot


"...stash it inside a closet in readiness for the next electrical brownout to hit your neighborhood."

Jacqueline Emigh, Betanews

Engineered to fit your active livestyle. True power. Latest technology.

We built our lantern to work and play as hard as you do. Durable and functional, the heli® 2200 and 4400 rugged USB lanterns are ready for your next outdoor adventure, home project, or emergency.

Use them with our portable solar panels and 10-in-1 charging cable to take USB power anywhere. heli®—Be Ready For Anything!

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Field tested in the developing world for nearly a decade.

The heli® USB lantern is the most rugged, powerful, and unique device of its kind. Early versions, designed by Dr. Dale L. Williams, of Muskegon, MI, were built to replace kerosene lamps in Africa.

They are still being used by humanitarian and relief agencies like the International Committee for the Red Cross and the UNHCR, shining brightly in refugee camps and third-world villages all over the globe.