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RIDGID® Introduces 18V Heated Jackets – Black and Camo

Heated Jacket R87XXBRIDGID is the latest tool company to hop on the heated jacket bandwagon! Today they announced their own 18V Heated Jacket with black and camo styles.

These new jackets will be available in January 2014 online at HomeDepot.com and in select Midwest Home Depots. The jacket kit will cost $199 which includes the charger and 18V battery. The power adapter also includes a 2.1 amp USB output for accessories.

Features:                         

  • Extended Run-Time – Up to 18 hours with 4.0 Ah Hyper™ Lithium-Ion battery (sold separately)
  • Integrated USB Power Port –Charges phones and other portable electronics in zippered pocket through USB connection
  • 3 Core Heat Zones– Start warming chest and back areas in minutes to evenly distribute heat throughout your core
  • Heated Pockets – Keeps your hands as warm as your core
  • 3 Heat Settings Per Zone – Adjust core and pocket heat zones independent of each other – Low (Blue), Medium (White), and High (Red)
  • Water and Wind Resistant – Stands up to tough jobsite conditions
  • Multi-Layered Fabric Technology – Actively warms the body and stimulates blood circulation
  • Convenient Battery Storage – Expandable battery pouch holds any RIDGID® 18V battery
  • Removable Belt Clip – Gives you the option to wear the battery and power source on your belt

We’ll try to get our hands on a sample and add it to our recent Heated Jacket Comparison article.

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