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We understand it can sometimes be difficult to determine which lights work best for a variety of applications. When choosing a flashlight, keep the following in mind:

Tradition Series: Meant for general, multi-purpose use, these lights are designed for the broadest range of lighting applications at the best value.


Performance Characteristics Typical Uses Examples of Available Products
Optimal balance of candela and lumens
Longest regulated run times
The best value
Day-to-day industrial use
Law enforcement duty light
Maintaining vehicles
General contracting work
PolyStinger® LED/DS® LED
Stinger® LED/DS® LED
Strion® LED
TLR-1®/TLR-1®s (weapon-mount light)
TLR-2®/TLR-2®s (weapon-mount light)


High Lumen (HL): Gives you maximum illumination, providing full situational awareness by delivering extraordinary brightness in a wide beam pattern. These lights are ideal for smaller areas where you need a lot of light, but not an exceptionally long reach.


Performance Characteristics Typical Uses Examples of Available Products
High lumen beam
Delivers maximum illumination
Provides a good level of candela
Clearing a dark scene or searching an alley
Lighting a campsite
Vehicle stops or searches
Wherever you want wide scene illumination, while
still being small enough to fit in your pocket
ProTac HL®/ProTac HL® 3/ProTac HL® 4
Scorpion® HL
Stinger LED HL®/DS LED HL®
Strion LED HL®
TLR-1 HL® (weapon-mount light)
TLR-2 HL® (weapon-mount light)


High Performance, High Lumen (HPL): A good choice for down-range applications requiring optimal beam distance, as these flashlights throw light a long distance and feature an enhanced lumen output.


Performance Characteristics Typical Uses Examples of Available Products
High-candela beam
Delivers long-range lighting
Sheds a bright peripheral beam
More light on your target at a distance
See all the way to the end of a dark alley or down
a wooded path
Inspecting utility lines from the ground
Search and rescue missions
Down-range illumination
Stinger® HPL™/DS® HPL™
Strion® HPL™
TLR-1® HPL™ (weapon-mounted light)