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SureFire's Outdoorsman Series
Gets More Lumens

Outdoorsman E1L and E2L outfitted with better LEDs and a second output level

SureFire LLC Press Release - 6/27/2008

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SureFire's E1L Outdoorsman Flashlight

SureFire's E1L Outdoorsman Flashlight

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Ca. - SureFire®, designer and manufacturer of high-performance illumination tools, has upgraded its Outdoorsman Series with dual-stage switching and higher lumen outputs. The new, super-efficient LEDs used in Outdoorsman flashlights will generate higher maximum outputs, and the microprocessor has been pre-programmed to accommodate a second, low output stage. These upgrades were done using the same power source and tailcap switch, with no additional cost to the customer.

The new, electronically regulated LED still utilizes a Total Internal Reflection (TIR) lens to help maximize light transmission and create a user-friendly beam with a bright center and gradually diminishing corona. The one-battery E1L now has a maximum output of 45 lumens (a 15 lumen increase) and a total runtime of 8.5 hours. The two-battery E2L now has a max output of 60 lumens (up by 15) and 11 hours of total useful light.

Both lights are still made from aerospace-grade aluminum and hard anodized for a strong, durable finish. O-ring seals help keep out moisture, dust, and dirt, and a strong Pyrex window protects the solid-state LED from impact. The Outdoorsman series flashlights feature stainless-steel pocket clips, convenient click-on/off two-stage switching, and patented lockout tailcaps to prevent accidental activation during transport or storage.

The dual output levels are easily controlled with the same clicky tailcap as the previous generation Outdoorsmen series. The primary output level is the low setting. To change output levels, simply click once, click off and click back on within two seconds. This can also be done by depressing the tailcap halfway, letting go, and depressing halfway again within two seconds.

The diminutive E1L measures only 3.3 inches long and weighs a mere 2.2 ounces with batteries. The slightly larger E2L is 5.25 inches long and weighs 3.5 ounces. MSRP for the E1L is $99; $129 for the E2L. Both lights are available through authorized SureFire dealers or direct from SureFire by calling 800-828-8809 or visiting online.

About SureFire

Located in Fountain Valley, California, SureFire manufactures high-performance flashlights, weapon-mounted lights, and other tactical equipment for military and law enforcement applications, civilians concerned with personal safety, and for anyone who demands the highest level of technical innovation, quality, and performance in a flashlight. SureFire is the premier supplier of high-performance, white light illumination tools to the U.S. military. SureFire has more than 50 issued U.S. and foreign patents and many more pending applications for patents covering key technological and design features of its products.

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