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