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What Can You Do in 50,000 hours?

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LEDs are amazing. These little bulbs (as most are made by CREE they are XLamps but people commonly say bulbs) last forever. Well, maybe not forever, but they can last for 50,000 hours, and that’s a long time. That’s approximately 5.7 years! That got us thinking, “What could we do in 50,000 hours? What could we […]

Is the Manufacturer of Your Flashlight Following PLATO Standards?

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We spend a great deal of time talking about the standards that apply to tactical and emergency flashlights – specifically the ANSI-FL1 standards. These standards are important for consumers and manufacturers. They provide a uniform system of comparison and eliminate the vague performance claims that were the standard for many years (and oddly not all […]

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