For the first time when I got the Streamlight 69140 vantage at that time I was working as a fire fighter, give me no chance of a complain. At start I thought that its claims are a little magnified, but I trusted, when I used it a lot. Anti-roll caps are installed to avoid it from rolling.
The white LED light’s features make the Streamlight 69140 Tactical Flashlight as the brightest flashlight among the ProTac helmet mounted series. The torch is engineered with the latest powerful LED and three different user select-able programs. The light it emits is enormous comparable to its compact size. This flashlight is designed having the fire fighter, security and military professionals in mind. The device is accompanied with a holster and a removable pocket clip. For your consistent work after dark, nothing smaller than streamlight 69140 will be enough, particularly if your life is dependable to light’s operations. It will 6 hours with 115 Lumens. C4® LED delivers 7,000 candela peak beam intensity and 167 meter beam distance of light.
This flashlight due to its many modes operation, referred as tactical light. You can use it in a variety of ways. It can rotates 360 degrees on clamp. So why an ordinary flashlight comparison to a C4 LED battery, Multi mode operation, brightness, waterproof and other packages of the streamlight 69140 Vantage LED. That’s the thing which is brought to the table.
Streamlight Tactical Helmet Mounted Flashlight Specifications
- C4 LED advance technology for brightness
- 3 different operating modes
- Solid state power regulation for providing high light output
- Anti-roll face cap
- Rotates 360 degrees on clamp
- Weight: 1.3 pounds
- Bright blue tail light LED
- Battery: 2 CR 123 A
- Material: Aircraft aluminum
- Dual-Direction On/Off Switch
- Brightness: 115 Lumens
- Water and weatherproof
- Fits both modern and traditional style helmets
- Push button switch for single hand operation
- 1 meter tested impact resistance
The C4 LED technology produces extra 3 to 4 times the output of previous LEDs. Power Source: CR123A Lithium batteries. Compact, Lightweight and low profile, the 69140 Vantage helmet mounted tactical light has been designed to easily attach below or above full brim fire and Industrial helmets. It can be used as Helmet Mounting. It is sealed for water-resistance and weather resistance. The light features of the latest in power LED technology combined with an ultra bright blue LED safety tail light.
Streamlight 69140 vantage experience
Sometime the light even don’t turn on by pressing the knob. I think this was my fault because I don’t know how to use the flashlight with such a technology. Although I couldn’t find even on the internet that even one has a problem with streamlight 69140 Tactical Helmet Mounted Flashlight. At last, I changed the batteries in order to see whether it’s the default in batteries problem or not. And yes problem was that battery not with streamlight flashlight. Despite this, I am happy with 69140 vantage flashlight.
Not only for fire-fighter if you passionate for mounting then Streamlight 69140 Vantage LED have potential functionality that could save your life.
Taking about a standard flashlight is too much to ask, but a flashlight with this price, I was not expecting much. I am working in the ugly part of my city as a fire fighter, having a helmet flashlight in such area in most crucial, because life is dependent on it. As a career firefighter I always have this light in my helmet. I will say, it’s must have helmet flashlight for firefighters. Very strong focus and go very far. Especially bright blue light beacon on the back of the light. This feature could potentially save your life because people behind you, can see you inside a dark building area.
Contrary to the claims and advertising of the more satisfied customers, Although i heard from one of my mate that Streamlight 88040 Pro Tac Tactical Flashlight that get down from its 115 Lumens power output to 75 Lumens after it burned out. At start i was thought that this was due to the battery problem, but proved wrong when new batteries also give the same results.
The Streamlight 88040 have huge reviews, received high points rating from verified users of amazon. It is because they love the flashlight’s consistent brightness and durability. By looking at this flashlight’s tendency to go through batteries like groceries, since that is a general case to all topnotch high Lumens flashlights used by the military, policemen, firefighters and security guards. Although it’s tough, don’t submerge the device, since still it can break just like other battery devices when it reach its limits.