Pelican 7600 tactical LED flashlight

The Pelican 7600 is a tactical LED flashlight designed for professionals. Offering 900 lumens in a USB rechargeable package, this is one hell of a flashlight.

With bezels on both ends, the light screams “tactical” even if the side nametag doesn’t say. And the way it looks, nobody is going to stop you and ask about it.

Pelican 7600 LED Flashlight

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A main white light – 900 lumens Additional red and green light … Continue reading this article

Nitecore SRT9 compact tactical LED flashlight

The Nitecore SRT9 is a compact LED flashlight designed for tactical scenarios in mind. This is from their SRT line-up, where SRT stands for SmartRing Tactical. Nitecore surely had professionals in law enforcement, military and security line of work in their minds when they designed with many of its features.

What seems amiss is the prominent and intimidating bezel (and went for a simple, stainless steel edge) which has come to be a hall mark … Continue reading this article

3 great LED flashlights that you must see today

LED Flashlights have been getting much attention the past few years; the whole world is moving from incandescent to fluorescent to now LEDs, and flashlights are no different.

Here are 3 great LED flashlights that we thought you must see today.

LuxPower Tactical V1000

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LED emitter with zooming feature, and rated to 1000 lumens (when 18650 is used). Resistant (Climatic and impact) – Claimed, not tested by MCP. Light Modes – High, Medium, … Continue reading this article

Million Candle Power is now SSL (https) secure!

Dear All,

Security is not an option, not for us, not for you, and not for our common platform, the Million Candle Power.

The web will soon be moving towards more secure websites, and a website where a majority of the participants are security conscious (flashlights, duh!) has to lead the way with torch in hand (pun intended).

So, today is that day. Million Candle Power now fully supports ssl and HTTPS browsing. We are … Continue reading this article

Surefire 6PX Pro LED Flashlight

If there is a fan favorite surefire, it definitely was Surefire 6P Original. Well that was back in the day, and today, LEDs rule the market. Surefire has a 6P series product today, called the 6PX Pro, and based on the request of a couple of our readers, we are bringing a mini-review for the 6PX Pro, as a precursor for a recap later on the 6P Original, a piece of which we are trying … Continue reading this article

Measuring lumens

Since when do we talk about lumens, right? Back in the day, the average consumer went in to a store, and said – Man, give me a 60 Watt bulb, or Sir, I need a 100 Watt bulb. That was it; pick and leave. Terms like lumens, lux, candela, etc where only used by technicians, engineers or sometimes enthusiasts. Today, this is changing. More and more consumers call themselves enthusiasts, and in fact are professionally … Continue reading this article

GSM Outdoors CYC-FL700GB Cyclops CREE XM-L2 LED

This is a mini-review on the Cyclops CYC-FL700GB LED flashlight from GSM Outdoors. If you are new to our mini-reviews, do check out our last one on Ultrafire CREE XM-L T6 900LM.

Cyclops is a decent brand among flashlights with some pretty good offerings, and when we came upon this piece, we thought that it deserved a mini-review.

The CYC-FL700GB is a 4 mode LED flashlight with a CREE/XM-L2 emitter rated at 700 lumens – … Continue reading this article

ULTRAFIRE CREE XM-L T6 900LM

So this is one of our first mini reviews, and we thought let’s go with a small, economical, and daily use led flashlight. Ultrafire CREE XM-L T6 fits that bill perfectly.

This is a zoomable 5-mode light with a CREE/XM-L T6 emitter, rated at 900 lumens (only with the 18650) and 8 Watts. It gives a white light, for a claimed lifespan of 100,000 hrs. It takes either a 18650 or 3 x AAA Batteries. … Continue reading this article

Mini Review - A new category on Million Candle Power

We are introducing a new category on your favorite flashlight website, the Million Candle Power. Called a mini’review, this will be a new format for reviews of flashlights, bulbs, battery packs, chargers, other spares, and also books and other materials on the subject.

Why? Our detailed reviews (for example – Cyclops CYC S6X Thor X Scout 6.5 MCP), are very detailed, and while that is good, we feel that sometimes it beats the point. The … Continue reading this article

Million Candle Power is back online after a long gap

We are truly sorry. We truly 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 … Continue reading this article