Olight M1X Striker

July 26th, 2015
by Dave Wise

The Olight mantra of iterative improvement strikes again, this time in the form of another aggressively bezeled wonder. Is the M1X a worthy successor, or has this design simply grown long in the tooth?

Bigger and Better

Olight M1X-Striker

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NiteFighter BT-40S Bike Light

June 25th, 2015
by Dave Wise

Bike lights are a very lucrative and quickly growing segment of portable lighting. Every company seems to want to ensure their place in the rankings with at least one light designed for illuminating dark paths best traversed at speed on two wheels. Does NiteFighter have what it takes to set themselves apart amongst all the competition?

Biking in the summer (finally)

NiteFighter BT-40S

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NiteFighter Camp 500 Camping Lantern

May 19th, 2015
by Dave Wise

Summer is rapidly approaching us once again. This means later evenings, warmer weather, and that wonderful outdoorsy pastime: camping! Of course, this calls for special lights.

Why 500, with only 300 lumens?

NiteFighter Camp 500

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Xtar VC4 Battery Charger

May 17th, 2015
by Dave Wise

Let’s try and mix things up a little bit. Here’s a video intro and quick look at the Xtar VC4 Battery Charger.

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Tiny Lamplight Headlamp

May 14th, 2015
by Dave Wise

Headlamps just seem to find me, don’t they? Once again, I have to begrudgingly acknowledge their usefulness, providing you have one handy.

It's Tiny. It's a Headlamp.

Tiny Lamplight

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