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New flashlight arrivals

Posted by Christian Fyffe on

Today, we have lights from different manufacturers to announce! To start, we look at Fenix's newest upgrade. The TK15UE, available in grey and black, has a tailcap power switch and side mode switch, powered by an 18650 or 2 CR123As (batteries not included). With the XP-L HI V3 LED set in a smooth reflector, this light shoots 1000 lumens out to 325 meters for a total 2 hours. Integrated regulation makes it step down a mode after a few minutes use to keep from overheating though. It also has an integrated strike bezel. This is a tactical flashlight made to go on...

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The Best Rechargeable Flashlights

Posted by Carl Fyffe on

Most high-end flashlights today use rechargeable 18650 lithium-ion batteries that require you to remove the battery to recharge it in a charger. For people that use their lights for long periods of time and have to swap out batteries, this is the best way to go. But for casual users who only need to use the light for a couple of minutes at a time then the convenience of a rechargeable flashlight out weighs the cost savings of an external charger. Connector Types Each manufacturer implements different methods for charging their flashlights. There are three primary ways manufacturers implement their...

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What are infrared lights good for?

Posted by Best Light on

To describe what infrared lights are good for would require an understanding of infrared technology. Infrared technology is described as invisible radiant energy, electromagnetic radiation falling within specific wavelengths, typically longer than the wavelengths than visible light. The typical range for infrared wavelengths are between 700 nanometers at a frequency of 430 terahertz (THz) to 1 millimeter at 300 gigahertz (GHz). A Brief History of Infrared Radiation Infrared radiation was discovered by Sir William Herschel, a British astronomer who is most famous for discovering the planet Uranus. Herschel observed a type of invisible radiation lower in the spectrum than red...

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Best Deep Pocket Carry

Posted by Christian Fyffe on

When you carry a flashlight every day, there are a couple of ways you can carry it. In a holster on your belt, in a toolbox, or in your pocket. If you are carrying the light in your pocket, then you don't want it hanging out of your pocket banging around. This is where the deep pocket carry clips help. These type of clips ensure all of the flashlight is inside of your pocket. These are the best choices for deep pocket carry we have found, and think you'll agree. The best choice for every day deep pocket carry is the Nitecore EA11. Two buttons...

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