Carmanah Unveils Wireless Solar-Powered Airfield Light at International Aviation Show in Beijing

September 8, 2006
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Carmanah's M704-5 solar LED airfield light with optional wireless control.
Carmanah’s M704-5 solar LED airfield light with optional wireless control.

Victoria, British Columbia, September 7, 2006 – Carmanah Technologies Corporation announces the launch of its Model A704-5 wireless solar-powered LED airfield light into China’s rapidly growing aviation market.

Carmanah representatives will unveil the Model A704-5 at the inter airport China 2006 tradeshow in Beijing, China, September 6 – 8, and then will meet with distributors from seven surrounding countries at the Carmanah Aviation Distributor Conference in Beijing, September 8 – 10.

China is a key aviation market with the world’s second largest total of departing passengers on scheduled airlines and unprecedented growth averaging 13 per cent per year. Carmanah’s Model A704-5, the world’s most versatile solar-powered LED airfield light for permanent, temporary and emergency applications, will help meet the demands of China’s large-scale airport expansions.

“This is our first airfield light to include wireless control and our first light to include dual-function infrared and visible-spectrum LED operation,” states Carmanah’s CEO, Art Aylesworth. “The A704-5’s unprecedented suite of features greatly increases the range of applications and safety enhancements for our commercial, defense and general aviation customers.”

An investment in Carmanah lights pays for itself; California’s Truckee Tahoe Airport saved US$850,000 in capital costs and an ongoing US$16,000 annually in electricity bills.

For detailed product information about the new Model A704-5, please visit For more information about the Company’s other unique airfield lighting products, please visit or contact the Aviation Lighting Division at:

Toll-free: 1-877-722-8877 (USA and Canada)

Worldwide: +1 (250) 380-0052

Fax: +1 (250) 380-0062



About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Carmanah is an award-winning manufacturer specializing in energy-efficient technologies. The Company is currently focused on three technology groups: solar-powered LED lighting, solar power systems & equipment and LED-illuminated signage.

Carmanah is headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and has branch offices and/or sales representation in 11 cities across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

The shares of Carmanah Technologies Corporation are publicly traded on the TSX under the symbol “CMH” and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol “QCX“. For more information, please visit