Make & Model - Fenix PD35 Tactical
Max Lumen Output - 1,000
Max Runtime - 140 hrs.
Overall Length - 5.5 in.
Weight with Batteries - 4.8 oz.
Battery Type - Rechargeable 18650 (one, not included) or CR123 (two, not included)
Controls - Push-button tail cap, side mode selector button
Output Modes - Turbo, high, medium, low, eco, strobe
Waterproof Rating - 2-meter immersion
MSRP - $72

The PD35 TAC features sturdy construction, strong waterproofing, and an intense 1,000-lumen output. It toggles between two settings: tactical and outdoor. The tactical setting uses only the tail-cap switch for power and three-way mode selection. The side switch does nothing in tactical mode, which seems like a waste, though presumably it's setup this way to minimize inadvertent activation. Outdoor setting provides access to more functions, with the tail cap serving as an on/off toggle, and the side button switching between six modes. This light is quite good across the board.

Pros: Powerful light output, Disorienting turbo strobe

Cons: Side switch functionality is limited. Batteries not included

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