Surefire 6PX Pro LED Flashlight

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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 … 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


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 and we are all set to go.

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