First Look: Streamlight TLR-6 Weaponlight for New Handgun Models
Streamlight Inc. is introducing new laser-equipped models of their compact TLR-6 rail mount weaponlight to fit some of America’s most-popular subcompact handguns, including the Springfield Armory Hellcat and the Glock 43X and 48 MOS and Rail models.
The company also launched a version of its TLR-6 for SIG Sauer P365 and P365 XL subcompact handguns that comes without a laser module. These new models are all designed to securely attach to the rail and trigger guard of a subcompact pistol in order to maximize visibility and targeting capability in a variety of concealed carry, home defense and tactical situations.
“Our popular line of TLR-6 weapon lights continues to grow with the addition of more laser-equipped models to fit a variety of popular subcompact guns,” said Streamlight President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharrah. “These newest light/laser models not only offer targeted bright light, they also feature a powerful red aiming laser to enable users to more readily identify a potential threat before taking action. And, the Non-Laser version of the TLR-6 for SIG Sauer P365 gives agencies with non-laser policies and other users an ultra-bright weapons light option for the handgun.”
Each of the new models of TLR-6 lights delivers 100 lumens and 2,000 candela over a beam distance of 89 meters. They also feature a parabolic reflector that produces a balance of beam and peripheral illumination. The laser models offer three lighting modes: LED light only, LED with laser and laser only mode. The operating run times for the various modes are one hour for the LED only and LED/laser modes, and 11 hours for the laser only mode.
The new lights are powered by two (2) 3 Volt CR-1/3N lithium coin batteries. They feature an integrated battery door that permits batteries to be replaced while the light remains attached on the gun, eliminating the need to re-sight the laser after a battery change.
Each light is manufactured from impact-resistant engineered polymer and is IPX4 rated for water-resistant operation as well as impact-resistant tested to one meter. The TLR-6 for the Springfield Armory Hellcat is 2.33 inches long, the TLR-6 for the Glock 43X and Glock 48 Rail is 2.12 inches long, and the Non-Laser TLR-6 for SIG Sauer P365 measures 2.5 inches long.
The TLR-6 for the Springfield Armory Hellcat and the TLR-6 for the Glock 43X and Glock 48 Rail have an MSRP of $187.43, while the Non-Laser TLR-6 for SIG Sauer P365 has an MSRP of $131.30. More information on these lights and other products from Streamlight is available at streamlight.com.
Article by SI Staff