Make & Model - Streamlight UltraStinger LED
Max Lumen Output - 1,100
Max Runtime - 16 hrs.
Overall Length - 11.8 in.
Weight with Batteries - 1.3 lbs.
Battery Type - 6V 2200mAh NiMH (one, included)
Controls - Push-button switch with constant-on and momentary modes
Output Modes - High, medium, low, strobe; three selectable mode sets
Special Features - Rechargeable via two included cradles and wall outlet or cigarette lighter adapter, optional 2.5-hour 120V fast-charger available; IPX4 water-resistant, 3-meter impact resistant
MSRP - $261
URL - http://www.streamlight.com

Due to its proprietary rechargeable NiMH battery, the UltraStinger is the slimmest and lightest flashlight in this guide. As the saying goes, ounces equal pounds and pounds equal pain; this is an attractive choice for those who are looking to reduce the load of a daily carry pack or duty belt. Light output remains high, but the drawback is runtime — 16 hours on low, or 1.5 hours on high. However, Streamlight makes recharging easy with two included cradles and two adapters. The UltraStinger's handle is sleeved with ridged rubber, producing a comfortable and secure grip. The 3-meter impact rating is reassuring, especially if the light may need to be used as a defensive weapon or blunt-force instrument.

Pros: Slim, lightweight, and grippy aluminum body, Impact-resistant against 3-meter drops, Includes two charging cradles and two power adapters

Cons: Short runtime, Non-adjustable spotlight beam is best suited for long-range use.


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