Streamlight

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SIG Sauer P226 with Streamlight TLR-1 tactical light

Streamlight is a company located in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, USA that manufactures flashlights powered by various rechargeable and disposable batteries.[1]

Their product line features hand-held and weapon-mountable lights[2] as well as a right angle light used by firefighters on their turnout gear.[3] Several of their products utilize dual sources, combining the long life of LED lamps with more powerful but shorter-lived conventional incandescent lamps. They also produce a series of Laser Illuminators such as the TLR-2 which is a combination LED weapon light and laser.[4]

Streamlight developed a handheld 1 million candlepower (981,000 candela) searchlight as a commercial spin-off of technology developed by Johnson Space Center for NASA as part of the Apollo program.[5][6][1]

After the handheld design was perfected, the company was moved to King of Prussia, Pennsylvania by a private investor.[1] In 1977, the headquarters was moved to Norristown, Pennsylvania. In 2001, the company moved to Eagleville, Pennsylvania.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Backgrounder". Streamlight. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Hand-held and weapon mount lights". Streamlight. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Knucklehead Spot" (PDF). Streamlight. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  4. ^ "TLR-2 combination LED weapon light and laser". Streamlight. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  5. ^ High Intensity Lights (PDF). Spinoff (Report). NASA Johnson Space Center. 1983. pp. 106–107. 
  6. ^ Hand-held searchlight (PDF). Spinoff (Report). NASA Johnson Space Center. 1976. p. 90. 

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