Technical terms associated with a flashlight

One of our readers, Kevin from United Kingdom, mentioned that we should have a post in the million candle power website with explanations of all or at the least, some of the common terms associated with a flashlight. And it was a wonderful suggestion, and the content is definitely going to be relevant and useful to a lot of people, if not to all of our readers. So, with many thanks to Kevin for the … Continue reading this article

What to look for, while buying self-defense flashlights?

Ever since our article on the difference between a tactical flashlight and a self-defense flashlight was published, we have been getting mails, and comments on self-defense flashlight. One of the most prominent queries were:

What to look for, while buying self-defense flashlights?

And it is a relevant question, too. Because, after all what defines a self-defense flashlight, and what should mine have at the minimum to qualify as a self-defense flashlight. … Continue reading this article

Tactical flashlights vs self-defense flashlights - Any difference?

Are there any difference between tactical flashlights and self-defense flashlights? The answer is YES. Although we have seen lot of places where the two terms are used interchangeably, the two are actually categorically different from each other that an explanation is warranted at this point.

Tactical Flashlight

So, first of all, what is a tactical flashlight? Wikipedia says,

A tactical light is a flashlight used in conjunction with a firearm to aid low light target … Continue reading this article

USB chargeable flashlights are picking up steam!

The New Year 2015 is here with a bang, and we thought we should start with something that has come into the world of flashlights with a feature that is modern, relevant, and strikes a chord with the present – USB flashlights.

When we say USB flashlights, we mean USB rechargeable flashlights – so you can use a AC adaptor similar to your mobile phone chargers, or charge it using your laptop/desktop PC, or even … Continue reading this article

Million Candle Power is back online after a long gap

We are truly sorry. We are. We had a great start, and a great first two months. Then it had to end. Many things, the details of which we will not bore you with.

But the fact is, we are back online. The old posts have been regenerated from archives (a big thanks to web.archive.org) and we are all set to go.

We commit to bring more consistent and quality content for you. We truly … Continue reading this article

HID flashlight bulbs gaining demand and interest among flashlight enthusiasts

HID flashlight is today, among the most powerful flashlights available on the market today. These are the ones that you find used as spot illumination lights or similar tools at functions or places.

HID stands for high intensity discharge. Technically, an electric voltage is passed across two tungsten filaments inside a bulb filled with an inert gas. High intensity discharge occurs between these two filaments as the gas gets ionized. The discharge starts glowing up … Continue reading this article

Best places to buy spotlights from online

When you are out to buy a spotlight, you obviously have a lot of options to choose from in terms of type, use and need. If you want an insight into the matter then read about knowing the types of spotlights before you make a buying decision (Link to a post on www.millioncandlepower.com). The post to which i have linked has been written taking quite sometime, so i hope you’ll enjoy it.

Now, once you … Continue reading this article

Know the types of spotlights before you buy spotlights

Buying a spotlight can be a difficult decision as you have to consider many factors, but let me tell you that it all runs down to understanding what you need. Okay, now before i go on to further introduction for this post, let me ask for your forgiveness for making the last review about the Cyclops CYC-S6X Thor X 6.5 Million CandlePower Rechargeable Handheld Halogen Spotlight as long as it is. It had to be … Continue reading this article

Cyclops CYC-S6X Thor X Scout 6.5 Million Candle Power Rechargeable Halogen Spotlight Reviewed

In case you are interested, may i suggest that you read about why a handheld rechargeable spotlight is a must have in every house before you read this review (It is not at all necessary if you know the basics about spotlights)?

P.S: If you are just looking for the review and final snap verdict of the Cyclops CYC-S6X Thor X Scout 6.5 Million Candle Power Rechargeable Halogen Spotlight, scroll down to the bottom. But … Continue reading this article

Handheld Rechargeable spotlights – Must have in every hand.

Be it natural disasters or household emergencies (happens daily you know ), or maybe you frequently camp outside in the woods or you just need some outdoor lighting or maybe you are an underwater night diver, a spotlight is a life saving and/or changing equipment. This is not just an exaggeration, but a fact. Most of us who had been in these situations had more than once appreciated the spotlight that we had in our … Continue reading this article