Streamlight: A history of performance
Streamlight® has been lighting up the world for over 45 years.
Streamlight Inc. a leading provider of high-performance lighting devices offering a range of high-quality portable lighting tools especially for law enforcement, military and sporting goods. From the very beginning Streamlight Inc. has been defined by their innovation. They have delivered effective, efficient, high performance lighting solutions featuring the latest technology, unmatched performance, durability and incredible value. Streamlight earned their reputation one customer at a time. Listening to their customers is a key feature that reflects many decades of invaluable insight and understanding; this approach led to new ideas and the ‘Brilliant Thinking’™ that sets Streamlight apart. Knowledge and experience combined with their technical capabilities have allowed them to consistently lead the industry.
When they launched in 1973, Streamlight set a new standard for the lighting industry with the development of the first million candlepower handheld light for NASA. Then, in 2000 they did it again with the introduction of the of the rechargeable Stinger®. Its combination of size, performance and durability made it the first choice of law enforcement professionals the world over. Today, Streamlight has an impressive range of portable lighting tools.
Streamlight President and CEO, Ray Sharrah said “We have been raising the bar ever since, Streamlight is a pioneer, in rechargeable flashlight and we are revolutionising LED lights, making them brighter, more compact and incredibly durable”. He added, “We have extended the run times and are continually coming up with dramatic new ways to make our customers jobs easier and safer.”
Streamlight is leading the industry with the greatest variety of professional grade lights. They are trusted by professionals for a simple reason: they are the best, offering performance and features that professionals need and can depend on. The lights are available in many configurations and are supported by arrange of accessories, delivering the right light exactly where it is needed. Streamlight offer a full range of weapon lights, with features and performance levels that meet the needs of the military, law enforcement, concealed carry, as well as the sportsman. From high lumen to laser, to infrared, Streamlight leads the Industry.
For the military special forces, Streamlight’s high performance lights, lanterns and weapon light/laser sighting devices and scene lighting solutions are engineered and manufactured, so that the same piece of gear can be used for everything from pinpointing to targeting. By consolidating features into a simple platform Streamlight is able to deliver products like the Sidewinder®, which enables operators to carry less gear and fewer batteries.
STREAMLIGHT® TLR-8 ® G
Rail mounted Strobing tactical light with green laser sight
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting devices offer a range of high-quality products built with precision and performance especially for law enforcement, sporting goods, fire & rescue, hardware/tools and the military. Streamlight believe in a hands-on, real world experience for all its customers, this approach leads to new ideas, innovations and ‘Brilliant Thinking’™ that set Streamlight apart. With a range of new products available, including the TLR- 8® G Streamlight continues to ensure that new product development is at the fore of all they do, ensuring that they offer their customers the latest technology.
The TLR-8® G offers the ultimate in target engagement enhancement this rugged lithium battery powered LED weapon light with integrated green laser fits most hand guns and long guns. This light/laser combo features a fast rail clamp for rock solid repeatability on a wide variety of weapons. 500 lumens output delivers a powerful beam with extensive range, good peripheral coverage and selectable strobe mode. The daylight visible green targeting laser uses the latest direct drive diode that burns brightly in extreme temperatures. The TLR-8® G runs for 1.5 hours continuously with both light and laser in operation.
Lumens: - 500 lumens
Battery: - (1) CR123A lithium
Size: - 2.15” (5.46cm)
Weight: - 2.64oz (74.84g)
Colour: - Black
The TLR-8®_has an MSRP of £353 and comes with the Streamlight® Limited Lifetime Warranty.
STREAMLIGHT’S ® TLR-VIR® II
The ultimate in tactical lighting flexibility
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting devices offer a range of high-quality products built with precision and performance especially for law enforcement, sporting goods, fire & rescue, hardware/tools and the military. Streamlight believe in a hands-on, real-world experience for all its customers, this approach leads to new ideas, innovations and ‘Brilliant Thinking™ that set Streamlight apart. With a range of new products available, Streamlight continues to ensure that new product development is at the fore of all they do, ensuring that they offer their customers the latest technology.
Introducing the TLR-VIR® II, a lightweight, compact rail-mounted tactical light with a high intensity white LED, an integrated infrared (IR) LED illuminator, and Class 1 “Eye Safe” IR aiming laser with windage and elevation adjustment controls. The new light securely fits all long guns with MIL-STD-1913 rails and M17/M18 pistols.
The TLR-VIR® II enables users to easily toggle easily between bright light and the IR illuminator/laser. This feature allows military and law enforcement personnel to remain in a proper firing position when making the transition from IR mode to white light, and vice versa. The light features a three-position mode rear selector switch, including IR illumination/IR laser, Safe Off (to prevent accidental turn-on), and visible illumination, that enables users to keep hands away from the muzzle during mode selection.
“The TLR-VIR® II gives soldiers and first responders the ultimate in tactical lighting flexibility,” said Streamlight President Ray Sharrah. “With its high intensity white light and a long-running IR illuminator and Eye Safe IR laser for optimizing night vision, it’s an essential tool for those deploying with weapon lights.”
The new light, which is powered by a single CR123A lithium battery, uses the latest in LED technology for ultra-bright visible light, providing 5,000 candela, 300 lumens and a 1.5 hour run time. For IR lighting, the TLR-VIR® II uses an 850-nanometer LED emitter with 600mW/sr radiant intensity, providing optimum illumination when using night vision equipment; it delivers a run time of 12 hours. Its IR aiming laser has fully adjustable windage and elevation settings.
The TLR-VIR® II has an ambidextrous momentary/steady on-off switch. Like other TLR® models, the light has a rail clamp that can be easily attached and tightened with one hand, without the use of tools. The IR illumination/laser mode selection also features a tactile indicator on the light housing for switching modes with ease.
The TLR-VIR® II is constructed from machined aircraft aluminum, with an anodized finish body and a high-impact, chemically resistant polymer black switch housing. The compact light weighs only 3.82 ounces and measures 3.30 inches long and 1.40 inches high. It uses a high temperature, shock-mounted, impact-resistant Borofloat glass lens. Featuring extensively live-fire tested construction, the TLR-VIR® II has an IPX7 rated design for waterproof operation to 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Battery: - (1) 3V “CR123A” lithium
Size: - 3.30” x 1.45” x 1.40” (8.39 x 3.69 x 3.56 cm)
Weight: - 3.82 oz (108g) with batteries
Colour: - Black or Coyote
The TLR-VIR® II has an MSRP of £466 and comes with the Streamlight® Limited Lifetime Warranty
STREAMLIGHT® PROTAC® 90
Everyday carry tactical flashlight
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting devices offer a range of high-quality products built with precision and performance especially for law enforcement, sporting goods, fire & rescue, hardware/tools and the military. Streamlight believe in a hands-on, real world experience for all its customers, this approach leads to new ideas, innovations and ‘Brilliant Thinking’™ that set Streamlight apart. With a range of new products available, Streamlight continues to ensure that new product development is at the fore of all they do, ensuring that they offer their customers the latest technology.
“The combination of its light output, size and multi-fuel technology make the ProTac® 90 one of the brightest and most versatile tactical lights on the market today”, said Streamlight® Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F.Dineen . “With its 90° head and multi-function clip designed to fit MOLLE and other gear, it provides a variety of wearing options for tactical professionals, sports enthusiasts and others requiring hands free operation. Users can choose between several different battery options to suit their need or preference.”
The ProTac® 90 is a superb bright, ultra-compact, right angle tactical light featuring the convenience of multi fuel technology. Other features include TEN-TAP® programmable switch for user selected operation, a specialised optic produces a blended beam and an impact resistant borofloat glass lens. Fabricated from machined aircraft aluminum with a black anodized finish, The ProTac® 90 features a multi-function, push button tactical switch that permits one handed operation.
Lumens: - 300 lumens
Battery: - (1) 3V “CR123A” lithium or (1) “AA” alkaline/lithium
Size: - 3.78” x 1.05 x 86” (9.6 x 2.67 x 2.18 cm)
Weight: - W/CR123A 2.8 oz (79g)
- W/ALKALINE 3.1 oz (88g)
- W/LITHIUM 2.7 oz (77g)
Colour: - Black
The ProTac ® 90 has an MSRP of £53 and comes with the Streamlight® Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Based in Eagleville, PA, USA, Streamlight® Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting torches designed to serve the specialised needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting tools for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight® is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.