Pelican 7060 LAPD LED Flashlight

Pelican 7060 LAPD LED Flashlight

Hi. Next to an officer’s sidearm, the flashlight
is his most important tool. The new Pelican 7060 reinvents the flashlight with a number
of technical breakthroughs. The dual switch, for example, allows the light
to be turned on with one switch and off with the other. Seems like a simple feature, but
Pelican is the only flashlight manufacturer in the world that could make it work We’ve known for a long time that light-emitting
diodes will make a better flashlight. LEDs don’t have a filament to break, so you’ll
never replace a bulb. They use less power, and don’t burn as hot
either. But until now, LED’s just weren’t bright enough for police work. The 7060 has a clean, white LED beam that
can reach over a hundred yards. The powerful 3 watt LED module generates a 130 lumens,
making it the first tactical light that’s as bright as an incandescent bulb. The light throws out a focused high intensity
center beam that forms a spot 3 feet in diameter at 30 feet distance. From ten feet the spot is reduced to just
a foot. But the lamp reflector is designed to provide a secondary six foot periphery
light. This makes the 7060 ideal for room sweeps. Plus, both switches work with momentary on.
With a light touch, the beam can be activated for just a split second, to avoid exposing
your position. It also creates momentary blindness if pulsed
rapidly in a suspect’s eyes. You might be wondering what these ribs are
around the lamp module. They’re actually cooling fins, or what engineers
call a heat sink. These draw heat away from the LED module and keep the 7060 at it’s best
operating temperature. And heat is why it’s never a good idea to
set a flashlight lens down on a surface while it’s on. To help the user avoid this, the
7060 has a serrated lens shroud. When placed lens down the light spills out,
so it’s easy to see that it’s still on. So why do people naturally want to stand a
light on its head? Actually it’s quite simple. They tend to roll away. That’s one reason why every Pelican flashlight
has a distinctive octagonal shape. Placed on an incline surface, like the hood of a
patrol car, and it’s not going to roll away. This is what powers the 7060. It’s a 3.7 volt
lithium ion battery, weighing just a hair over two ounces. You would need three D cell
batteries weighing fifteen ounces to get the same amount of power. You’ll get ninety minutes of burn time when
fully charged, which is far longer than the usual police call. A 12-volt in-vehicle charger
makes topping off the power between calls easy. A really amazing feature of the 7060 is the
electrical current regulator. A microchip continually adjusts the power to the land
module to maintain the same one hundred and thirty lumens of blinding brightness, through
the full ninety minutes of burn time. About five minutes prior to battery failure,
the LED blinks twice, every few minutes, to let you know it’s time to snap it into the
charger. So, for the best patrol and tactical application
flashlight, choose the Pelican 7060.

Comments (14)

  1. Im using this light on a PD south of the U.S. border…its ultra bright and reaches out WAY out there…you dont have expensive light assemblies to replace…only improvement would be a lanyard attachement point..and it fits tight on the holder,2 or 3 times it would not turn on….until I resset it on the charger…dont know why.I also use a backup lithium powered compact out last all others!!mine has been the only light left on after all others have died out.simply perfect!! awesome!!

  2. just bought mine =]

  3. serrated lense shrowd…
    aka crenellated bezel…

  4. The past year they gave one to me m6 LED which was broken very hard by a fall. I am of Argentina and I thought that Pelican would not cover the guarantee. But I sent an email and they sent new without excuses. Pelican thanks… robbed unfortunately it in my country in the mail. thanks "CORREO ARGENTINO"

  5. Wow, looks like a lot of thought went into this.

  6. this model is 8 " long. is there any shorter versions?

  7. It's pretty amazing what's going on with flashlight technology these days.

  8. @x2x3x2 Thanks for the headsup. Since I posted this I bought another flashlight so at the moment I've got enough of 'em. Maybe down the road…..:-)

  9. Cool – you got a 7060 for Christmas. You have been good! This light is rechargeable, so there should be no need to remove the battery. Just snap it into the charging base and wait till the indicator light turns green. Check the instructions, though- you may need to leave it on the base to condition the battery the first time. Kevin

  10. I use this flashlight every single night!

  11. that's awesome! the ONLY advantage of an old-school flashlight is that you can whack someone over the head with it with more… um… momentum :]

  12. The Fenix rc 10 is way better. Can be recharged from u r car or house and has 380 lumens on high. Ideal for a car search or in the woods searching

  13. Sorry buddy but "Com", (Communication) is King! After a "L.EO's" (Law Enforcement Officer's) primary weapon, his next best friend is his radio! Just a little tip when trying to market any any product to law enforcement you might want to get these type of things right!

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