February 17, 2017

An ultraviolet flashlight is a type of flashlight that emits light within the ultraviolet spectrum. It is used in a wide variety of applications, such as identifying forged documents and looking for leaks in refrigerators. The flashlight usually resembles a standard flashlight, and consists of a light emitting diode (LED) and a handle. They can come in various forms, such as small, hand-sized designs or large, lantern-type models.

Ultraviolet light (UV light) refers to light that has a wavelength that is smaller than visibl...

September 18, 2016

Some of the more common uses for a red light emitting diode (LED) flashlight are stargazing, hunting with a night vision scope, or military operations. This is because the red light that is emitted from this flashlight is more visible at nighttime than other colors of flashlight bulbs. It may still be used during the day for signaling, reading maps, and other tasks.

Members of the military often use a red LED flashlight when conducting night operations. This is because the red light helps them navigate in remote areas...

May 28, 2016

Green light has a very narrow band. For that reason, it is often used for night hunting. Animals are not frightened by green light, and it cannot be seen from the side – only straight on. This makes it the ideal filter for your tactical flashlight when stealth is at a premium.

Some lights, like the Nitecore CG6 feature a secondary Green LED while options like the MH25 can have an easy to use filter you can carry. With the human eye being most sensitive to the green range of light this makes it an optimal color to use when t...

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