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ThruNite TH10 CW

The ThruNite TH10 CW represents an improvement on the previous TH10 headlamp increasing the maximum output from 750 to 825 lumens and the beam throw from 148 to 150 meters. The headlamp measures 53 mm in length with a height of 77.8 mm and a head diameter of 32.2 mm. The TH10 CW is constructed of aircraft grade aluminum which features a Type III hard anodized anti-abrasive finish and is fitted with a tough velcro headstrap.

The TH10 CW utilizes a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED, an Orange Peel reflector and an ultra-clear glass lens. The headlamp can be powered by one 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery, two 16340, CR123 or RCR123A batteries. The TH10 CW produces six light modes: Turbo 825 Lumens 1Hr 58Min; High 580 Lumens 2Hr 58Min; Mid 202 Lumens 9Hr; Low 15 Lumens 107Hr; Firefly 0.2 Lumens 65 Days; SOS 825 Lumens 4Hr 30Min.

The ThruNite TH10 CW is operated by a switch on the top surface of the headlamp. A simple press of the switch turns the light on and off. Accessing the light modes when the light is on is achieved by depressing the switch to cycle through low, middle and high. With the light off depress the switch to activate the firefly mode. To activate the turbo mode even with the light off all you need to do is double click the switch. While in turbo mode another double click would turn the light on in SOS.

The TH10 CW also features ITC technology which automatically lowers the current when temperature in the LED or driver rises beyond a certain level to protect the flashlight from overheating. The headlamp will turn on in the previously used brightness level other than turbo and SOS. The ThruNite TH10 CW headlamp comes with an O-ring and a spare inner switch cap.

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Eagtac MX30L3

The Eagtac MX30L3 flashlight produces a maximum output of 3300 lumens and a beam throw of 506 meters making this lighting instrument a truly professional lighting tool which can cope with just about any low light scenario. The Eagtac MX30L3 is a solidly built flashlight measuring 165mm in length with a head diameter of 62 mm and weighing 13.5 ounces without batteries.

The flashlight comes in two models with the Base model featuring a smooth aluminum bezel and a flat tail stand tailcap. The second Kit model comes with a stainless steel bezel, tailcap switch, signal connection through the body tube for rear accessories add-on, flashlight head with front-mount thread for bezel and filter attachment, heavy duty nylon holster and ET54 diffuser filter. The MX30L3 is CNC machined from a HAIII hard anodized aerospace aluminum alloy which features knurling for a firm grip and an anti-abrasive finish.

The MX30L3 utilizes a Cree XH-P50 J4 Cool White LED but a XH-P50 Netural White LED is also available. The flashlight contains a deep, light textured aluminum reflector and a coated, ultra-clear glass lens that is replaceable by the user. The MX30L3 can be powered by three rechargeable 18650 Li-ion batteries or six CR123A Lithium batteries.

The flashlight delivers five brightness levels: Turbo 3300-2800 Lumens 1Hr 30Min 18650 Batteries – 2750-2350 Lumens 42Min CR123A Batteries; High 2000 Lumens 2Hr 30Min 18650 Batteries – 1675 Lumens 1Hr 18Min CR123A Batteries; Mid 950 Lumens 6Hr 18650 Batteries – 803 Lumens 3Hr 6Min CR123A Batteries; Low 395 Lumens 17Hr 18650 Batteries – 335 Lumens 9Hr 30Min CR123A Batteries; Eco 7 Lumens 350Hr 18650 Batteries – 5 Lumens 200Hr CR123A Batteries. The MX30L3 also delivers the concealed auxiliary modes of Beacon and SOS.

The Eagtac MX30L3 is operated by by a dual switch system located below the head and consisting of a black power button and a white mode-selection button. You can turn on the flashlight at the maximum output by pressing the black button and the lowest output by pressing the white button. The black button is used to turn off the flashlight. The optional switch button located at the tailcap of the Kit model is treated as the secondary black switch. Press and hold the black button for momentary-on maximum output.

With the flashlight on press and release the white button to switch between the various brightness levels. To enter the concealed auxiliary levels press and hold the white button when the flashlight is on. You can activate the instant maximum output at any output level by pressing and holding the black button. Release the button to return to previous brightness level. With the flashlight on or off double press and hold the black button for Strobe at any output level. Release the button to return to the previous level.

The design of the Eagtac MX30L3’s battery compartment allows the user to directly insert batteries to the flashlight body tube without a battery tray or magazine. The compartment features silver coated brass springs which are used at both positive and negative terminals to ensure solid conductivity. CNC machined polyoxymethylene discs are used to protect against incorrectly inserted batteries. A blue LED indicator under the main switch reports the estimated remaining battery capacity after startup or when switching between light modes. The Eagtac MX30L3 flashlight pack comes with a Para-cord lanyard with quick attachment clip, spare O-rings, user manual and CR123A battery magazines.

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Sunwayman G20C

The Sunwayman G20C LED flashlight has an cool innovative feature where both power and mode-selection switches are located in the tailcap. Unlike most flashlights where the mode switch is usually located just below the head, the G20C has the soft-contact, stainless steel mode button right next to tactical push-button switch adding to a truly great one-handed operation.

The G20C measures 141mm in length with a 34mm head diameter and weighs 117g without batteries. The flashlight is encased in an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy with a stainless steel ring around the top of the head to prevent damage to the core components. The G20C features diamond-shaped anti-rolling knurling, a stainless steel clip for convenience and a Type III hard anodized, anti-abrasive finish.

The Sunwayman G20C utilizes a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED, a smooth metal reflector and an ultra-clear tempered glass lens. The flashlight produces five light modes: Turbo 1000 Lumens (Automatically lowers to High after 3 mins continuous use); High 400 Lumens 2Hr 30Min; Mid 150 Lumens 6Hr; Low 16 Lumens 80Hr; Strobe. The G20C can be powered by one rechargeable 18650 Li-ion battery or two CR123A Lithium batteries.

The G20C is operated by a dual switch system in the tailcap including a tactical push-button power switch and a soft-contact mode selection button. Press the power switch half way for momentary-on operation or all the way for constant-on operation. Depress the mode button for direct access to the strobe mode and switching between modes.

The flashlight has three types of mode-switching for the user to choose from. Depress and hold both the power and mode buttons at the tail cap, while simultaneously loosening and tightening the body of the light. The light will flash once giving the user the opportunity to access Tactical mode-switching, twice for Outdoor and three times for Daily mode-switching.

Daily Mode-switching: With the light turned off, slightly depress the Mode button to activate Strobe and release to turn it off. Slightly depress the Power button to turn on the light and another depress to turn it off. With the light turned on, slightly depress the Mode button to choose from Low, Mid, High outputs. Depress and hold the Mode button to activate Strobe. The flashlight will always come at the previously used brightness level.

Outdoor Mode-switching: With the light turned off, slightly depress the Mode button to activate Strobe, release to turn it off. Slightly depress the Power button to turn on the light at High and depress to turn it off. When the light is turned on, slightly depress the Mode button to choose from High and Low, depress and hold the Mode button to enter Strobe. Slightly depress the Mode button again for the light to resume the mode used before turning on the Strobe. The light always comes on at High mode when turned on.

Tactical Mode-switching
: With the light turned off slightlydepress the Mode button to activate Strobe and release to turn it off. Slightly depress the Power button to turn on the light which comes at High mode. Slightly depress the switch and the light will turn off. With the light turned on, slightly depress the mode button to choose from High and Strobe, release to choose either mode. The light always comes at High mode when turned on.

The Sunwayman G20C features digitally regulated output which ensures constant brightness. The flashlight also features reverse polarity protection which protects against incorrectly inserted batteries. The G20C with its three-mode switching function is one quality EDC which can be easily adapted for domestic use around the home as well as the more demanding outdoor environment.

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Fenix PD35

The Fenix PD35 has just gotten better with an upgrade to the PD35 Tactical Edition boosting output to a stunning 1000 lumens along with a tactical mode of operation for the EDC. The PD35 TAC measures 5.4 inches in length, 1.0 inches in diameter and weighs 89 grams without batteries. The flashlight is constructed of an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which features an anti roll, slip-resistant body design and a removable stainless steel body clip. The flashlight also features a crenellated bezel for emergencies and a Type III hard anodized, anti-abrasive finish.

The Fenix PD35 TAC contains a Cree XP-L (V5) LED and an ultra-clear glass lens with anti-reflective coating. The flashlight produces a maximum output of 1000 lumens, a beam throw up to 200 meters, three tactical and six outdoor light modes: Tactical Modes: Turbo 1000 Lumens; Strobe 1000 Lumens; Low 60 Lumens: Outdoor Modes: Turbo 1000 Lumens 1Hr 10Min; High 500 Lumens 2Hr 55Min; Mid 200 Lumens 8Hr 30Min; Low 60 Lumens 29Hr 15Min; Eco 8 Lumens 140 Hr; Strobe 1000 Lumens.

The PD35 tactical flashlight can be powered by one rechargeable 3.7V Li-ion battery or two 3V CR123A Lithium batteries. The flashlight is operated by a tactical push-button switch in the tailcap and a stainless steel, mode-selection, side switch. The PD35 TAC can be operated in Tactical Mode or Outdoor Mode.

In Tactical Mode the flashlight is operated by the tailcap switch. Tap and hold the switch for momentary-on activation of 1000 lumens. Press for constant-on illumination and press again to turn off the light. To access the tactical light modes of Turbo, Low and Strobe tap the switch and tap again in one second to select the mode of choice. Press the switch for the constant-on operation of the selected light mode. The flashlight can also be operated with a remote pressure switch to access the features in Tactical Mode.There is no memory circuit for the PD35 TAC in Tactical Mode.

In the Outdoor Mode the PD35 TAC is operated by the tail switch and the side switch. With the light turned on press and hold the switch for three seconds until the LED blinks twice at Low output to cycle through the two operational modes in the order of Tactical Mode and Outdoor Mode. In the Outdoor mode press the side switch to cycle through the six brightness levels in the following order; Eco, low, Mid, High, Turbo. With the light on press and hold the switch for one second to activate the Strobe Mode.

The Fenix PD35 Tactical Edition features digitally regulated output which maintains constant brightness. The flashlight also features reverse polarity protection which guards against incorrectly inserted batteries. When the light is turned on a low battery voltage will trigger the LED to blink three times every five minutes to remind the user to replace the battery. The PD35 TAC flashlight pack comes complete with a holster, lanyard, rubber switch boot, two spare O-rings and a user manual.

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Sunwayman P02A: LED penlight produces 168 lumens

Sunwayman P02A

The Sunwayman P02A LED penlight measures 130mm in length with a 14mm head diameter and weighs 24.5g without batteries. The penlight is CNC machined from an aircraft-grade alloy which features a Type III hard anodized, anti-abrasive finish and a stainless steel metal clip for attachment to pocket, bag or strap. The P02A also features a stainless steel switch.

The P02A utilizes a Cree XQ-E R2 LED and an ultra-clear mineral glass lens. The penlight produces two light modes: High 168 Lumens 2Hr; Low 12 Lumens 80 Hr. The compact light is powered by two 1.5V AAA (Alkaline or Ni-MH) batteries. The Sunwayman P02A is operated the metal switch in the tailcap. Press the switch until a click is heard to turn on or off the light. With the light turned on pressing the switch halfway allows the user to access the high and low modes. The penlight will turn on in the previously used brightness level.

The Sunwayman P02A would be particularly useful to medical professionals in their examinations of patients and electricians and technicians doing installations and inspections in confined spaces.

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Here are eighteen powerful mini flashlights

Are you searching for a powerful, compact, feature-rich flashlight that can fit easily inside your pocket? Check out these eighteen mini flashlights each measuring no more than 141mm in length but producing a bright beam which can be adjusted to suit the user’s desire.

1. JetBeam TCR20

JetBeam TCR20 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Lumintop SD20

Lumintop SD20 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

3. Sunwayman C25C Ti Thrones

Sunwayman C25C Ti Thrones Flashlight

 

 

 

 

4. ThruNite Archer 1A V2

ThruNite Archer 1A V2 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Sunwayman P25C

Sunwayman P25C Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

6. ThruNite TiS

ThruNite TiS Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Fenix UC30

Fenix UC30 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

8. Nitecore EA11

Nitecore EA11 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

9. Nitecore MH20

Nitecore MH20 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. ThruNite Archer 1C V2 NW

ThruNite Archer 1C V2 NW Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. ThruNite T10T CW

ThruNite T10T CW Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Nitecore EC11

Nitecore EC11 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. SureFire Titan-A

SureFire Titan-A flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. Klarus FL1A

Klarus FL1A Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

15. Klarus RS16

Klarus RS16 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

16. Sunwayman G25C

Sunwayman G25C Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. Fenix PD25

Fenix PD25 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

18. Fenix LD11

Fenix LD11 Flashlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2015 Edition Klarus XTQ1

There can be hardly be anything more annoying than hearing the audible click from the tailcap switch of your flashlight when out on surveillance. In the ‘dead’ of night the last thing you want to do is signal your location. The Klarus XTQ1 goes a long way in addressing this concern with its ultra-quiet tactical switch system. The XTQ1 possesses a flat metal switch which occupies the the flat surface of the tailcap which when pressed produces no audible click. a feature more than welcomed by tactical users.

The Klarus XTQ1 is machined from a 6061-T6 aerospace-aluminum alloy which features a stainless steel strike bezel with a non-reflective finish. The XTQ1 measures 138mm in length and weighs 132g without the battery. The flashlight also features knurling to assist with handling, a tactical ring for use with weapons and a hard anodized, anti-abrasive, black finish.

The XTQ1 utilizes a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED, a coated, ultra-clear glass lens and a textured reflector. The flashlight produces a maximum output of 800 lumens, a beam throw of up to 180 meters and four light modes: High 800 Lumens 3Hr 48Min; Mid 183 Lumens 14Hr; Low 24 Lumens 82Hr; Strobe 800 Lumens 11Hr. The XTQ1 can be powered by one rechargeable Li-ion 18650 battery or two CR123A Lithium batteries.

The Klarus XTQ1 is operated by an indented, flat metal switch that occupies most of the undersurface of the tailcap. You simply tap the surface of the switch to operate the light since there is no click to be heard. A light tap of the switch would activate the momentary-on operation of the light while a full press would activate the constant-on operation. With the flashlight turned on tap the switch to access the various brightness levels. Two quick taps of the switch would activate the strobe mode whether the light is on or off. The XTQ1 features reverse polarity protection which protects against incorrectly inserted batteries. The Klarus XTQ1 flashlight pack includes one keychain, lanyard and two spare O-rings.

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BlackShark LED Flashlight

Today we take a look at another sub $20 LED flashlight which offers most of the features available in higher priced models. The BlackShark flashlight comes in a gold finish which may be more suited to the user seeking an alternative to the more widely available black lights. The flashlight measures 6.7 inches in length and weighs 5.6 ounces without batteries. The BlackShark in constructed of a lightweight aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which features a crenellated bezel for emergencies, knurling for a firm grip and a hard anodized anti-abrasive finish.

The BlackShark utilizes a Q5 LED emitter, an aluminum reflector and a convex lens. The flashlight produces a maximum output of 700 lumens, a beam of up to 200 meters in distance and four light modes; High, Low, SOS and Strobe. The light can be powered by one rechargeable 18650 Li-ion battery or three AAA (Alkaline or NiMH) batteries, all of which would have to be purchased separately.

The flashlight is operated by a dual switch system of tactical push-button power switch in the tailcap and a mode selection side switch located below the head. The power switch can be pressed halfway for momentary-on operation or clicked for constant on operation. With the flashlight turned on you can press the side button for access to the light modes. Additionally, the flashlight’s beam can be adjusted to the user’s desire by rotating the green “Dimmer” ring around the head. The BlackShark flashlight is an adequate EDC which would be equally useful indoors or outdoors on the hiking and camping trails.

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Nitecore TM16

The Nitecore TM16 flashlight is a sturdy little beast delivering a maximum output of 4000 lumens and a beam throw extending up to 700 meters. The TM16 weighs 17.85 ounces without batteries and measures 7.17 inches in length, with a head diameter of 3.5 inches and a tube diameter of 2.09 inches. The flashlight is constructed from a CNC machined aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which features a crenellated bezel and a HAIII military grade hard-anodized finish. The TM16 also features ATR (Advanced Temperature Regulation) technology which allows the flashlight to adjust output performance in line with its body temperature thus preventing overheating.

The TM16 contains four Cree XM-L2 U2 LEDs and a toughened ultra-clear mineral glass with anti-reflective coating. The flashlight utilizes Precision Digital Optics Technology (PDOT) which uses digital stimulation and precise point-to-point curved reflecting methods to optimize reflector performance. The TM16 produces five brightness levels: Turbo 4000 Lumens 45Min; High 1780 Lumens 2Hr 30Min; Mid 680 Lumens 6Hr; Low 280 Lumens 16Hr 30Min; Lower 5 Lumens 520Hr. The flashlight also delivers three concealed special modes including Location Beacon, SOS and Strobe. The TM16 is powered by four rechargeable Li-ion 18650 (3.7V 2600mAh) batteries.

The Nitecore TM16 is operated by a dual switch system of power and mode buttons located below the head. A blue power indicator LED below the buttons indicates battery power of installed batteries. When the light is off, press the mode switch to activate the blue power indicator. The power indicator light will blink three times when power level is above fifty percent; twice when power level is below fifty percent or once when batteries are close to depletion. To turn on/off the light you press the power switch. When the light is on, press and hold the on/off switch for more than one second to turn off the light and activate location beacon function. The blue power indicator will blink once every three seconds to indicate the location of the TM16. In this mode, the TM16 will operate for over six months.

When the light is on, press the mode switch to cycle through brightness levels of ultra-low, low, medium, high and turbo. The flashlight will turn on in the previously used brightness level. When the light is off, press and hold the on/off switch for more than one second to enter ultra-low output of 5 lumens. When the light is off, press and hold the mode switch for more than one second to enter turbo output of 4000 lumens. When the light is on, press and hold the mode switch for more than one second to enter strobe mode. To cycle through all three modes of Location Beacon / SOS / Strobe, press and hold the mode switch for more than one second again. To exit special modes, simply press the on/off switch. When the light is off, press the mode switch twice in quick succession to enter strobe mode instantly. To exit, simply press any switch and the light will turn off.

The TM16 has a lockout/unlock feature which prevents accidental activation of the flashlight. When the light is on, press and hold both switches simultaneously for more than one second until the flashlight is switched off and enters into lockout mode. In this mode, neither of the switches will be functional. The TM16 will keep operating for over one year in this mode. To exit lockout mode, simply press and hold both switches simultaneously for more than one second again.

The Nitecore TM16 features reverse polarity protection which prevents damage from incorrectly inserted batteries. The flashlight also features a stainless steel retaining ring which protects the core components from damage and a rear thumbscrew lock which can be connected to a tripod turning the TM16 into a camp light or camera light. The TM16 flashlight pack comes with a lanyard and spare O-ring.

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Streamlight Argo HAZ-LO Headlamp

Streamlight has introduced international safety-rated models for three of its signature headlamps. The Argo HAZ-LO, Septor HAZ-LO and the Trident HAZ-LO feature ATEX and IECEx ratings for use in Zone 0 locations in which firefighters and other safety personnel have to operate.

The headlamps are approved for Category 1 (Zone 0) explosive gas group IIA locations. They are designed for use in places with an explosive gas atmosphere (other than mines susceptible to firedamp) that is continually present. Each has a maximum adverse surface temperature of 135°C and are also approved for Category 2 (Zone 1) explosive gas group IIB locations.

The Argo HAZ-LO is designed for tasks that require bright white light with a far-reaching beam, such as lighting a path at a fire scene or checking utility lines from the ground. The Septor HAZ-LO headlamp is ideal for detail work or for working at arm’s length. It uses seven 5mm Ultra Bright White LEDs to offer two operating modes, High with a run time of eight hours and Low with a run time of 50 hours. The multi-purpose Trident HAZ-LO headlamp offers the broadest range of lighting applications meeting lighting needs for both close-up and distance work.

The Argo HAZ-LO utilizes one white C4 LED with two output modes:
Low 20 Lumens, 700 candela peak beam intensity; 53m beam distance; runs 50 hours; High 90 lumens; 3,200 candela peak beam intensity; 113m beam distance; runs 8 hours

The Septor HAZ-LO utilizes 7 white 5mm LEDs with two lighting mode: Low for longer run time: 20 lumens; 150 candela; 24m beam; runs 50 hours; High for a soft flood light for tasks at arm’s length: 85 lumens; 620 candela; 50m beam; runs 8 hours

The Trident HAZ-LO features a center C4 LED and three ultra-bright white 5mm LEDs with two output modes: 3 ultra-bright white 5mm LEDs for intense brightness and longer run time: 30 lumens; 300 candela peak beam intensity; 35m beam distance; runs 24 hours C4 LED for super-bright light with strong beam distance: 85 lumens; 2,600 candela peak beam intensity; 102m beam distance; runs 8 hours

The headlamps feature tough ABS thermoplastic construction with elastomer overmold. They each feature a 90 degree tilting head with a durable ratcheting system. Each headlight is fitted with a rubber hard hat strap and elastic strap.
The are each operated by a push-button switch which is easy to use when wearing gloves and is recessed to protect it from inadvertent activation. The headlamps are powered by three AAA alkaline batteries.

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