Awesome Flashlights

Nitecore TM10K Flashlight

Nitecore TM10K Flashlight

Nitecore’s crazy expensive compact flashlight outputs from 400 to 2000 lumens from six CREE XHP35 HD LEDs. But it’s got a blinding 10,000 lumen burst mode if you want to amp things up to 11. Sadly, it only runs for 7 sec. in max mode before exhausting its battery.

Streamlight Sidewinder Flashlight

Streamlight Sidewinder Flashlight
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This military-spec flashlight offers a rugged nylon case, and is sealed for waterproof operation. Its head’s angle can be rotated 185º, and packs four light sources: IR, white, red, and blue LEDs. Its clip attaches to a belt loop or MOLLE, and can be mounted on either side.

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Best 18650 Flashlights

Best 18650 Flashlights

If you’re looking for the best blend of runtime, brightness, and portability, you’ll want a flashlight that can take a powerful 18650 battery. Everyday Carry picked 10 of their favorite models which offer 18650 compatibility, with outputs as high as 3200 lumens.

DanForce G1 Pro Flashlight

DanForce G1 Pro Flashlight

DanForce’s G1 Pro flashlight comes with a ton of accessories that extend its usefulness. It comes with a second battery/power bank, a lamp attachment, red and green lenses, and several mounts and straps. It also has a built-in compass.

RovyVon Aurora A2 Mini Flashlight

RovyVon Aurora A2 Mini Flashlight
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It may be small, but this little keychain flashlight is mighty. It packs a 550 lumen CREE XP-G3 S5 LED, set into a durable stainless steel case with PVD coating. It weighs just 1 oz, measures 2″ long, is IPX-65 water-resistant, and has a built-in micro-USB rechargeable battery.

Deal: Spakr Mini Lighter

Deal: Spakr Mini Lighter

The Sparkr Mini Lighter doubles as a flashlight. It’s USB-rechargeable, and its plasma beams don’t rely on flame or butane so it will work in any weather. Grab it for 33% off the normal price in The Awesomer Shop.

Faradeus Self-charging Flashlight

Faradeus Self-charging Flashlight

The Faradeus flashlight doesn’t have any batteries. Instead, you simply shake it to charge it up. Shaking it for 10 seconds gives you a minute of light. It’s also waterproof and shockproof. While its 20-lumen LED isn’t super bright, it’ll never run out of power.

MecArmy FL10 Flashlight Carabiner

MecArmy FL10 Flashlight Carabiner
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MecArmy’s FL10 gives you a lightweight and compact flashlight that you can easily take with you. It’s made of titanium and has a corrosion- and scratch-resistant finish. The carabiner also doubles as a bottle opener, a pry bar, and a screwdriver.

FLEXiT Solar Light

FLEXiT Solar Light

The FLEXiT Solar has a built-in solar panel so that you can charge it during the day and get up to 70h of runtime. It also has a microUSB charging port. Like other FLEXiT lights, you can bend, fold and wrap its silicone body. It also has a hook and a non-slip base with magnets.

JETBeam 3M Pro Flashlight

JETBeam 3M Pro Flashlight
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This extraordinarily bright and tough flashlight will never let you down. Its hard-anodized aluminum body is IPX8 waterproof, and outputs up to 1100 lumens of brightness thanks to a powerful Cree XP-L LED light source. Also available with a rechargeable 18650 battery.

Izola Torch Lantern

Izola Torch Lantern
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Izola’s Torch Lantern is a small flashlight that doubles as a lantern. Simply unscrew its top to expose the bulb, which is covered by a diffuser to help spread light more evenly. Its case is made of stainless steel with a matte gold finish.

Best USB Rechargeable Flashlights

Best USB Rechargeable Flashlights

Regular flashlights are great, but having to change batteries can be a pain. Modern battery tech means recharging can be easy. Everyday Carry shares their selections for the best lights you can juice up with a USB charger. We’re adding that Jetbeam E20R to our EDC kit.

Massdrop Aluminum AAA Flashlight

Massdrop Aluminum AAA Flashlight
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Massdrop has released brass, copper and titanium versions of its popular AAA battery mini flashlight. This new aluminum version is lighter and dissipates heat better than previous versions. You can choose between a bright white LED or a more efficient yellow LED.

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Lumintop Prince EDC Flashlight

Lumintop Prince EDC Flashlight
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This beautiful flashlight from Lumintop features a case made from real brass or copper, and a center section adorned with carbon fiber. It has a bright 1000 lumen Cree XM-L2 U2 LED light source, and is IPX-8 waterproof. Measures 4.49″ long, and comes with a powerful 18650 battery.

Nextorch UL360 Pocket Lantern

Nextorch UL360 Pocket Lantern

The Nextorch UL360 weighs just 4oz and is only 3.1″ long. It has a magnetic base, an elastic strap and S-biner. Combine those with its 360º rotation and you have a lamp that can be positioned practically anywhere and at any angle. It’s on Massdrop until 2/24 for just $18.

Nebo Rebel Task Light

Nebo Rebel Task Light

This compact, rechargeable LED light can be operated handheld, as a headlamp, or attached to a metallic surface thanks to its magnetic base. It cranks out up to 600 lumens of brightness, and offers a strobe mode for emergencies. Made from anodized aluminum.

Gear Aid Light + Power Station

Gear Aid Light + Power Station
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Gear Aid’s LED area lights offer three selectable color temperatures and 10 brightness levels. They double as a USB battery pack, and can be mounted on a tripod. Available in 60 LED/320 lumen/10,400 mAh and a super-bright 82 LED/640 lumen/20,800 mAh versions.

Lumen Augmented Reality Concept

Lumen Augmented Reality Concept

Arvind Sanjeev’s Lumen is a portable augmented reality system in the form of a flashlight. The idea is for it to automatically recognize objects and enhance their function, provide information, display video or animation and more.

Teekland Multimode Flashlight

Teekland Multimode Flashlight
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This highly versatile compact flashlight packs a CREE XPE light source with a zoom lens, and telescopes open to reveal a 500 lumen COB LED for work area illumination. It’s water resistant, and has a magnet in its tail for sticking to vehicles and other metal surfaces.

Civictor Waterproof Flashlight

Civictor Waterproof Flashlight
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This durable anodized aluminum flashlight has an IPX8 waterproof rating, which means it can be completely submerged up to 2 meters. Its 1000 lumen CREE LED is super bright, and can run up to 480 hours with an optional 3400 mAh 18650 battery.

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Lumintop Angle-head Flashlight

Lumintop Angle-head Flashlight
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This pocket-sized aluminum flashlight aims its beam sideways, letting you illuminate hard to reach places more easily, and includes a magnetic end for greater versatility. It has a bright Cree XP-G2 R5 LED that produces up to 120 lumens from a single AAA battery.

Quad-Beam LED Flashlight

Quad-Beam LED Flashlight
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Cut through the dark of night with this ridiculously bright LED spotlight, which packs four super-bright CREE T6 beams for a maximum 4000 lumen output. Offers three brightness settings as well as SOS and strobe modes. Made from durable 6061T aluminum.

Nitecore EA41 Flashlight

Nitecore EA41 Flashlight
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This thick and stubby flashlight packs a super bright Cree XM-L2 U2 light source that cranks out up to 1020 lumens, making it visible from more than three football fields away. It runs on four standard AA batteries, and includes a holster and diffuser filter.

Best High CRI Flashlights

Best High CRI Flashlights

There are tons of flashlights which simply light your way, but if you want objects you’re illuminating to show in their true color (which can be critical for wiring and other tasks), you need one with a good Color Rendering Index (CRI). Everyday Carry shares their top picks.

CAT Pocket Flood Light

CAT Pocket Flood Light
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If you need to perform tasks in a dark place, this pocket-size flood light is the perfect accessory for your EDC kit. It’s got both a magnetic base and a pocket clip, and casts a bright, but diffuse 175 lumen LED for up to 7 hours on a set of 3-AAA batteries. In yellow or camouflage designs.

Sparkr Plasma Lighter Flashlight

Sparkr Plasma Lighter Flashlight
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Power Practical’s handy two-in-one tool combines a flashlight and an electric plasma lighter, which sparks cleanly and starts fires even in the wind or rain. The bright 400 lumen LED light offers three intensity levels and includes a diffuser.

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