Nite Ize came up with another bright idea: a smart alternative to headlamps. The Radiant 170 Rechargeable Clip Light clips onto hat brims, backpack straps, or clothing to create wearable, low-profile LED task lighting that tilts up to 180°. Its four modes include red and white light up to 170 lumens, with tech to reduce shadows.
Hang this cute critter on your keyring or backpack, and you’ll always be ready to bug out. The BugLit micro flashlight is a handy task light with a carabiner and bendy legs to point the light where you need it. The rechargeable light has four modes and is bright enough to illuminate up to 50 feet.
One80’s second-gen headlamp uses 16 LEDs to output 360 lumens wherever you aim your face. It weighs just 4oz, including its battery pack, and can run for 3 to 7 hours, depending on brightness. It’s waterproof and dustproof too. The set includes a non-slip headband for use on helmets. Save 30% in The Awesomer Shop.
This high brightness tactical flashlight cranks out up to 3200 lumens with a beam distance of 324 meters (appx. 1062 feet). It has a substantial aluminum alloy body with a 1″ grip diameter and is IPX8 waterproof. It comes with a 5000 mAh high capacity 21700 rechargeable battery.
Smart & Savior’s compact tool features a main module with a flashlight at one end and a sharp hobby knife at the other. It’s made from stainless steel with a titanium surface and holds closed firmly with magnets. Plus, it has a cutout on its cap so that you can hang it from a keychain or lanyard.
As part of its 2021 Art Event, IKEA is selling this playful flashlight which pays tribute to the humble Allen wrench, the tiny tool required to assemble much the company’s furniture. The flashlight measures 7-3/4″ long and comes in either shiny silver or blue finishes.
STKR’s Magnetic Light Mines pack a dozen rare-earth magnets that allow you to easily position and aim their 15-lumen wide-angle LED in tight spaces. They also double as a pickup tool for screws and nails. The 3-pack is the best deal, dropping the price to less than $7 a piece. They also make a 250-lumen Light Mine Pro.
Craving some new gear for your pocket? Everyday Carry presents their monthly recap of the 10 products their readers loved the most. This month’s list includes an assortment of great knives, multitools, a zipper wallet, a retro calculator watch, and a tiny heavy-duty flashlight.
This super-bright headlamp guides your way out of the darkness with up to 1080 lumens output. It offers up to 10 hours of battery life, three different brightness levels, and a strobe mode. Includes two rechargeable batteries, a carry case with a carabiner, and a USB charging cable.
Streamlight’s work lights are perfect for automotive work. The durable aluminum lights include the Syclone with its 360º rotating body, the adjustable Flipmate which cranks out up to 500 lumens, and the long and skinny Strion and top-of-the-line Stinger, which can squeeze into tight places and aim light where you need it.
The NEBO Inspector 500+ is ideal for mechanics. Its area light and spotlight modes offer versatility, while a magnetic base lets you use it hands-free on a steel surface like under a car hood. The penlight kicks out up to 500 lumens, while the area light can do 400. It runs on either rechargeable or AAA batteries.
This shiny stainless steel flashlight has one of the most striking designs we’ve seen. It’s definitely not meant for stealth, but its mirrored finish, deep cutouts, and electric blue accents look awesome. Plus, it blasts out up to 4000 lumens, shooting its beam as far as 721 feet. That scalloped front edge is an emergency strike tool.
This palm-sized light is all about versatility. Its built-in clip lets you wear it on your clothes, bag, or hat, casting a bright 150-lumen beam from its front LED. Its side light outputs either a blue or red light, which can help with visibility and safety when walking or biking at night.
This versatile and portable light source functions as a lantern, a flashlight, and an emergency warning light. It has a USB rechargeable battery and runs for 6 to 8 hours per charge. Its rear hook and side handle provide multiple mounting options. It’s IPX4 waterproof rated so can handle splashes or rainfall without worry.
This durable aluminum alloy flashlight offers a peak brightness of 1000 lumens with a max beam distance of 945 feet. Its IPX-8 waterproof body offers a tactile pineapple texture for grip and an anti-roll design. Using its included 18650 battery it can also recharge gadgets in a pinch.
We really dig the dual-layered black and blue construction of Acebeam’s compact aluminum flashlight. The 5″ long light cranks out a max brightness of 4600 lumens in turbo mode, with a throw distance up to 787 feet. It’s rated IP68 dust and waterproof, and its built-in clip can attach to a pocket or backpack strap.
Nitecore’s NWE30 is an ultra-compact electronic emergency whistle which activates with a simple twist. It cranks out up to 120dB of volume in all directions, and flashes a 2,000 lumen emergency beacon at night. Measures just 0.98″ x 2.64″ and easily hangs on a backpack.
This thick and stubby flashlight uses a trio of CREE XHP70B LEDs to blast out a max brightness of 11000 lumens and a beam distance of 1158 feet. Its made from durable aluminum and is IPX8-rated waterproof. The light comes in black or desert tan and with or without the four required 18650 batteries.
A good flashlight is a critical part of every tool kit and bug-out bag. If you want a light that will help you survive the zombie apocalypse, then a tactical flashlight is the way to go. These high-output lights are built for durability, grip and can be used as a self-defense tool in a pinch. Everyday Carry shares 10 of their faves.
Looking to fill your pockets with some great new gear? Everyday Carry tallied up its most popular reader-submitted items from April 2021 and they’re here with the results. Among our faves are the small, but mighty Olight S2R Baton II flashlight and the handy Gerber Shard pocket tool.
This tiny keychain flashlight punches out plenty of light for its size. Its new 5-sided glowing CSP LED cranks out 150 lumens, providing plenty of illumination with a maximum throw distance of 131 feet. It’s IPX8 waterproof and has a built-in micro-USB rechargeable battery. Comes in black or desert tan.
This compact and powerful flashlight can output up to 3000 lumens with a 2.4 hour run time, or as long as 17 days at a more modest 30 lumens. It has a LUMINUS SST70 LED and comes with a 5000mAH 21700 rechargeable battery. It’s also available in some sweet Cerakote finishes courtesy of Tulsa’s Brothers in Arms.
This super-bright aluminum flashlight packs three individuals CREE XM-L2 U2 LEDs, each contained within its own reflector. This gives it a wider, more even beam than single-reflector designs. It offers nine brightness levels (from 9 to 10,000 lumens), strobe and SOS modes.
This insanely powerful 250-watt flashlight doesn’t just kick out 4100 lumens of white light, its halogen lamp, high-efficiency reflector, and heat-resistant lens concentrate heat through its front, so it can easily burn and melt items and even start a fire. The latest version runs on four 18650 lithium-ion batteries.
Panther Vision’s unique flashlights feature a pistol-style grip instead of a cylindrical one, offering a more natural and ergonomic grip, and preventing them from rolling. Each one is made from aircraft-grade aluminum and tactical polymer, and are available in brightness levels from 300 to 2100 lumens.