EDC Flashlights

A flashlight is an important piece of equipment that most everyone can use from time to time. Whether you place it on your belt, in your pocket, in your pack or just somewhere where you know where it is, you need to have one close by. Those days of having those huge, heavy flashlights that hold massive numbers of batteries have gone away. The flashlights of today are lighter, brighter and more compact then the ones just a few years ago. The products below is not an complete list of all flashlights on the market, but they are some really good products that will serve you well and will get the job done. Their price ranges will also vary so you can find the one that works the best for you, within your price range.

Fenix E12

For those who want a more traditional light, in a smaller package.  Fenix knew there was a hungry market from compact everyday carry flashlights ever since the release of its popular E11 LED flashlight. Over the years, technology improved and they found it was time to make an upgrade to the E12. This flashlight uses a single AA battery to generate 130 lumens in its highest mode! That’s enough illumination to light up a dark alley, a backcountry trail, or a whole campsite and it fits in the palm of your hand. Unlike other compact flashlights, this LED device doesn’t skimp on features.

Fenix PD35TAC Flashlight

TheFenix PD35TAC (Tactical Edition) remains a pocket-size tactical flashlight but has a higher performance and focuses on tactical employment, compared to its predecessor the Fenix PD35. Fenix has taken the all-time bestselling PD35 LED flashlight and added some innovative user features to enhance its tactical capabilities. Measured at less than 5.51 inches, the Fenix PD35TAC flashlight features a 1000-lumen maximum output and has an impressive beam distance of up to 656 feet. The Fenix PD35TAC operates using a single 18650 battery or two CR123A batteries.  The Fenix PD35TAC features two general modes: Tactical Mode and Outdoor Mode. In the Outdoor Mode, the Fenix PD35 Tactical Edition delivers up to 6 output modes for maximum functionality.  However, the Tactical Mode strengthens the PD35TAC with a simplified andfaster operation.  Perfect for outdoor use, professional use, security, & law enforcement, you can count on the PD35TAC to deliver reliable, powerful lighting for a wide range of situations.

Klarus XT11GT Flightlight

The XT11GT is an upgraded version of the XT11 and XT11S, our two most popular tactical flashlights! With the newest LED, CREE XHP35 HD E4 LED, the XT11GT delivers a blinding 2000 lumens max with maximum beam throw of 316 meters! This tactical light is compact and lightweight with a removable pocket clip so it can function as an everyday carry light. Just like the XT11S, the XT11GT has three switches: the primary switch, the mode switch, and the side switch. This incredible 2000 lumen flashlight features a dual-tactical tail switch with both the primary switch and mode switch. The user can turn the flashlight ON and OFF with the primary switch and the side switch. However, if the user prefers not to use the side switch, it does feature a lock-out function.  The XT11GT features three programmable settings: the Tactical Setting, the Outdoor Setting, and the Advanced Tactical Setting.  

Nitecore P12 Flashlight

Nitecore P12 is the latest addition to Nitecore Precise series. It is more compact and user friendly than P16 and P25. Features the latest Cree XM-L2 U2 LED it produces an incredible high intensity beam with a throw of 253 yards. Its side button can change output levels and functions. All the settings are memorized, which allows you to preset your favorable mode while easily change to the function you need. Combing its high performance, top quality and intuitive operation, P12 is a perfect choice for military, law enforcement, search rescue and security personnel.

Nitecore TINI Keychain Flashlight

Meet the smallest and brightest keychain flashlight, the NITECORE TINI. Continuing to push boundaries, this super mini keychain light utilizes a CREE XP-G2 S3 LED for an impressive 380 lumens max output with 70 yards throw. The TINI operates similar to the best-selling TIP via an intuitive dual-button control. Access four brightness levels and switch between two operating modes for custom output no matter what the usage. Daily mode provides constant illumination while demo mode will automatically turn off the light after 30 seconds of inactivity to help preserve battery life. Weighing 0.47 ounces and measuring 1.7″x1″x0.45″, the TINI is the go-to choice for everyday carry, emergency backup and household tasks.  A built-in 280mAh Li-ion battery provides a max runtime up to 60 hours and is rechargeable via the built-in Micro-USB port. To charge, plug-in any micro-USB charging cable into the micro-USB port and connect the USB end to any available USB power source. An integrated power indicator located beneath the switches reports remain power levels so you’ll know when power is low. Constructed from heavy duty aero grade aluminum alloy, the TINI is water and dust resistant to withstand daily use. Available in 7 colors, there’s a TINI for everyone.

Nitecore TIP 2017 Keychain Flashlight

Get ready for the edition, an upgrade to the popular TIP flashlight that makes it better than ever. Now users have new ways to carry and position the TIP with a removable clip which also doubles as a physical lockout barrier to prevent accidental activation. Users will also enjoy two new operating modes: Daily Mode and Constant On. Daily mode is a power saving feature designed to provide up to 30 seconds of quick burst lighting. For those who desire more control, Constant On mode will stay on until turned off.  Weighing under an ounce, the TIP CRI is compact enough for everyday carry and makes an excellent emergency light. Rechargeable through the built-in micro USB port, the internal li-ion battery and circuit design give this keychain flashlight up to 46 hours of run-time and holds up to a year in stand-by. A few minutes with the Tip CRI and it’s clear this flashlight is a worthy addition or upgrade to any keychain.

Olight M2R Warrior Flashlight

M2R Pro is the next level in tactical flashlights.  It is powerful, delivering an 1,800-lumen output and a 300-meter throw; high output via a 5000mAh 21700 rechargeable battery.  It is tactical; easily concealed with a quiet tail switch.  It is an excellent defensive tool with an aggressive strike bezel.  It provides firm grip with a new designed body texture.  It is easy to operate with a raised tail switch.  It is versatile; handheld and weapons mountable via a magnetic remote pressure switch( not included).

LED Lenser P5R.2 Flashlight

The P5R.2 Flashlight from Ledlenser has three modes of operation: a high brightness, a low brightness, and a strobe mode. Its high brightness mode delivers 270 lumens of light for a maximum of four hours. Its low brightness mode delivers 20 lumens for a maximum of 12 hours. This flashlight is equipped with the Advanced Focus System which combines a reflector and a lens. It produces an evenly illuminated beam spot during entire focusing range. Use the tailcap pushbutton to turn on the flashlight and switch between a high, a low, and strobe output modes. Push out the head bezel to focus the beam and twist it to the left to lock this focus position. The flashlight has IPX4-rated water resistant housing, a matte black finish, and a textured handle.  To charge this flashlight, simply bring the tailcap into contact with the included magnetic USB charger head and it will snap into a socket on the charging head. This magnetic attachment is strong enough to maintain a vertical charging orientation. The included charging dock can be placed horizontally or mounted to a wall. The included snap-on belt clip provides 360° rotation and will maintain a chosen flashlight position for a hands-free illumination. Also included are a wall power supply and a lanyard.

LRI P11 Probeam Keychain Flashlight

The Photon Micro-Light II LED keychain flashlight is an incredibly bright and ruggedly tough miniature portable light. It has a dual function on/off switch plus a momentary squeeze button. About the same size and weight of an US quarter, this light can be easily attached to your keychain and taken anywhere. Its solid construction is designed for a lifetime of trouble-free use, and the long-lasting, replaceable lithium battery is always ready even at subzero temperatures. The Photon Micro-Light II’s super-bright LED generates a powerful beam visible over a mile away, and is able to illuminate any path. The versatility, superior engineering, and durability have made the brightest-for-its-size Photon Micro-Light a highly demanded accessory for personal safety, police forces, NASA shuttle crews, and Secret Service personnel.


LRI FMWC Photon Freedom Keychain Flashlight

The Photon Freedom Micro is a multi-function LED keychain light with electronic switching. Press for on or press and hold for dimming. When needed, the four safety strobe functions (fast, medium, slow, & SOS) can be accessed by continuing to hold the button down. Once the light has dimmed or brightened fully, it will proceed to cycle through the various strobe functions. Simply release the button when you reach the desired beacon mode.

SOG Dark Energy DE-01 Flashlight

SOG’s line of flashlights, Dark Energy, pierces the night with ease. Our goal was simple. We wanted you to have the brightest flashlights of their size. You will be surprised at the power and durability of these lights as soon as you hold one. Packing 188 lumens in the palm of your hand, you can light up the tree tops and down trails. The SOG Dark Energy 214A has the power and range for many tasks. We wanted to be able to utilize different power settings quickly, so we developed a single-button switch that allows users to go through 5 modes: momentary on/off, 100% power, 40% power, reading, and tactical strobe settings without the need to press and hold the button. The 6061 T6 aluminum housings are aggressively checkered – more than any other – and are coated in a Class III anodizing for maximum durability and grip. Powered by one CR123A battery. Item DE-01



SOG Dark Energy DE-02 Flashlight

SOG’s line of flashlights, Dark Energy, pierces the night with ease. Our goal was simple. We wanted you to have the brightest flashlights of their size. You will be surprised at the power and durability of these lights as soon as you hold one. Packing 263 lumens in the palm of your hand, you can light up the tree tops and down trails. The SOG Dark Energy DE-02 has the power and range for many tasks. We wanted to be able to utilize different power settings quickly, so we developed a single-button switch that allows users to go through 5 modes: momentary on/off, 100% power, 40% power, reading, and tactical strobe without the need to press and hold the button. The 6061 T6 aluminum housings are aggressively checkered – more than any other – and are coated in a Class III anodizing for maximum durability and grip. Count on us when light is not enough, but when blindingly bright is. Powered by two CR123A batteries.

Streamlight 88062 Pro Tac 2L-X Flashlight

The 500 lumen ProTac 2L-X is an EDC light that is available two ways: The ProTac 2L-X USB is a complete rechargeable system that includes our new 18650 USB battery with an integrated USB charge port. The ProTac 2L-X includes two CR123A lithium batteries. This MULTI-FUEL innovation ensures you’ll always have a beam when you need it.

Streamlight 85400 Scorpion Flashlight

The Streamlight 85400 Scorpion replicates the size, shape and feel that you love so much about the Scorpion series, but with new technology and a high lumen output (725 lumens). It also features TEN-TAP® Programming that gives users the choice of three operating modes.

Surefire G2X Tactical Flashlight

SureFire’s G2X LED illumination tools share many features, such as virtually indestructible high-efficiency LED emitters, 600 lumens of maximum output, precision reflectors, and sleek Nitrolon® polymer bodies. Their differences let you select the ideal light for your needs.  The G2X Tactical provides a single output level — a brilliant, penetrating 600-lumen beam. It features a lightweight, high-strength Nitrolon® polymer body that’s comfortable to hold in cold weather. The G2X Tactical comes with a press/click tailcap switch.

Surefire EDCL1-T Flashlight

The Everyday Carry Light 1 is an upgraded version of our best-selling EB1 Backup®. Otherwise it’s all about bold, in-your-face performance, with its high-output LED delivering 500 lumens of blinding white light on high and a useful 5 lumens on low. A Total Internal Reflection (TIR) lens shapes the virtually indestructible LED’s light into a versatile beam with plenty of throw but optimized for situational awareness, essential in an everyday carry light.

Surefire DFT Fury Flashlight

The “DFT” stands for dual fuel tactical, and represents the natural evolution of our best-selling Fury® Tactical flashlight into a single-output 1,500* lumen light that can also function as a searchlight. The dual fuel feature means the light can be powered by either two 123A lithium batteries or a single economical 18650 micro USB lithium ion rechargeable battery.  Press or click its tailcap switch for ergonomic, foolproof activation under even the most stressful conditions. Its precision micro-textured reflector shapes a smooth useful beam that is far-reaching, with a bright central area that is also optimized for situational awareness.  The high-strength aerospace aluminum body and tailcap are knurled for a secure grip and Mil-Spec hard anodized for extreme resistance to abrasion and corrosion.

Surefire E2D Defender Ultra Flashlight

Whether you prefer the versatility of the E2D Defender® Ultra or the straightforward simplicity of the E2D Defender® Tactical, SureFire has developed the superlative everyday-carry tactical light. The Defender lives up to its name in more ways than one. Machined from aerospace aluminum, its crenellated Strike Bezel® and scalloped tail cap turn this robust illumination tool into a potential impact weapon, so it can take a beating—or give one if necessary. The Defender body also features a Type III Mil-Spec hard-anodized coating for abrasion and corrosion resistance in foul weather or other adverse environments. A bolstered dual-function pocket clip makes bezel-up or bezel-down pocket storage easy too.  The dual-output E2D Defender Ultra (E2DLU-A) and single-output E2D Defender Tactical (E2DLU-T) utilize SureFire’s virtually indestructible high-performance LED. The very heart of these slender and powerful lights, it pumps out an intense, 1,000-lumen beam, precisely focused through our optimized Total Internal Reflection (TIR) lens. That’s plenty of output to momentarily disorient virtually any adversary and gain a crucial tactical advantage.  With a simple click of their push-button tail caps, both Defender models deliver a continuous high-output beam for a minimum of 2.75 hours. The Ultra adds the extra value of dual-output capability. Clicking its tail cap twice yields a battery-saving 5 lumens, ideal for the most basic low-light tasks such as map reading and other close-range applications. And with a continuous low-output run time of 63 hours, you can trust the Ultra to keep you company from sunset to sunrise.

Surefire Titan Plus Keychain Flashlight

The refined, ultra-compact Titan® Plus builds upon our groundbreaking Titan, the world’s first professional-grade keychain flashlight, by adding several useful “pluses,” including more than twice the maximum output—300 lumens of flawless white light! Its high-performance LED also generates two other useful light levels with a simple twist of the head switch: 75 lumens at its medium setting and 15 lumens on low. No matter which output level you select, our proprietary faceted reflector shapes the LED’s light into wide, smooth MaxVision Beam™. And, because there are no intense hot spots and it’s optimized for your field of view, you see things clearly and maintain good situational awareness—crucial for closer-range tasks and safe navigation.  Titan Plus may be small and stylish, but it is constructed of durable nickel-plated brass that resists scratching and corrosion. This rugged light features a removable pocket clip that provides countless secure-carry options, because you’ll want to take this light everywhere you go. It also includes a stainless steel split ring for your keys—it is a keychain light after all.  Powered by its included AAA   NiMH rechargeable battery, Titan Plus can run for up to seven hours before it needs a charge. Or, for added convenience when recharging isn’t an option, it can be powered by a single disposable AAA alkaline, readily available worldwide. Activating Titan Plus is as easy as twisting its head switch counterclockwise for low output. For medium output, simply return to off by rotating the switch clockwise, then counterclockwise again within one second. Repeat the process a third time to unleash all 300 lumens from its microprocessor-controlled LED.  For sheer versatility, portability, durability, and functionality, the compact and lightweight Titan Plus packs a serious punch. This rugged, go-anywhere keychain flashlight belongs in the pocket (pant or shirt) or purse of anyone who wants to be ready for anything, anytime, anywhere. It’ll turn heads in more ways than one.

Thunite TN12 Flashlight

Get your hands on a tried and true EDC light with the ThruNite TN12. The 2016 edition of this light is a vast improvement on previous versions and continues to show that the TN12 series is a logical favorite for any enthusiast. Whether for camping, hunting, law enforcement, or personal carry, with an 1100 lumen output and powered by a single 18650 battery, this light makes it a logical companion to accompany you for any task. Using a CREE XP-L V6 LED, the ThruNite TN12 offers 6 different operating modes all accessible through the side switch and quick momentary ON/OFF through the tail. The dual switch system allows for single-handed operation leaving the other hand free for use. The smooth reflector provides a smooth, far-reaching beam that can reach up to 226 meters away! Making the TN12 a must-have for hikers or law enforcement. With all of these features and more packed into one flashlight, you will always have uses for the ThruNite TN12.

Thrunite TC12 V2 MAX Flashlight

The ThruNite TC12 V2 is a rechargeable EDC flashlight that combines the characteristics of some of the most popular ThruNite models, like the TN12 2016 and the TC10 V2, to create an ideal light for numerous applications. Use the CREE XP-L V6 LED to emit a stunning 1100 lumen turbo mode. Funneled through a smooth reflector, the TC12 V2 has a far-reaching beam that is designed for long-range spotting typical of hunting, search and rescue, and tactical applications. The ThruNite TC12 V2 uses a combination switch system that utilizes a tactical tail and side switch. With this combination of switches, it is easy to use the TC12 V2 single-handedly. This flashlight even features a mode memory function for quick access to the last mode used. Featuring an internally rechargeable micro-USB port, the ThruNite TC12 V2 can regain power before your next excursion.