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Permalight Introduces
PARAT® PL 4 Police Patrol Light

If police officers' safety is of concern - PL 4 duty-light is the answer!

Permalight (Asia) Co., Ltd. Press Release - 11/05/2009

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PL 4 with Alignment Markings and Battery Status/Alignment LED Indicator

PL 4 with Alignment Markings and Battery Status/Alignment LED Indicator

PARAT PL 4 Bezel

PARAT PL 4 Bezel

HONG KONG, S.A.R. - PL 4 'Polizeilampe' (Police Lamp) is the day-to-day duty light developed in response to specific demands received from European Police Forces with the objective to greatly increase the safety of police officers on patrols including when operating in areas where explosive gases might be present (Zone 2, ATEX 94/9/EG).

Tested and approved by police units, PL 4 fulfils all operational requirements including tactical handgun shooting:

• Reinforced polycarbonate housing
• Bright LED light rated at 170 lumens
• Four selectable Functions set by rotating bezel - Modes are activated by press/release silent tail-switch (no click!):

1. Safe Storage - OFF (no power consumption)
2. Rapid Situation Assessment - Off > temporary ON 100% light
3. Self-defence / Immobilising - Off > temporary FAST STROBE
4. Working Light - ON, 100% light > 10% light, constant (toggle)

• Asynchronous fast strobe for complete disorientation
• 'Low Battery' warning (blinking red LED)
• 'Click' sensing and visual mode alignment indicator (red LED)
• Continuous operation at 100% light around 5 hours and over 25 hours at 10% light with one battery set
• Automatic 'power save mode' if flashlight is not used
• Powered by 4 x standard alkaline (AA) or 4 x rechargeable NiMH batteries
• 'Speed-loading' battery cartridge for quick battery replacement
• Drop resistant and waterproof to 1 m
• Lanyard attachment with automatic safety release
• Overall length 192 mm. Handle oval shape (39 mm x 33 mm)
• Weight excluding batteries - around 168 grams


Reinforced polycarbonate, black

- 192 mm length
- 52 mm diameter at bezel
- Diameter handle oval - 39mm x 33mm

Around 169 grams (excluding batteries)

Light Source:
High Power Quality LED (Cree)

Light output:
Around 170 lumens (peak); around 20 lumens in dim mode

Operation Time:
Around 5 hours at 100% or > 25 hours at 10%, continuous

ATEX Certification:
Gas Zone 2, II 3G Ex nA IIC T2


• CE, RoHS and REACH compliant
• Battery Indicator (red LED, blinking when low on batteries)
• Speed-loading battery compartment with polarity indication
• Quick release rubber ring for attaching lanyard
• Patent Pending and Registered Design
• Options
- a) PL 4 can be supplied with customer's Logo printed (quantity orders)
- b) OEM version with customer's Logo and address embossed, packing (quantity orders)


PARAT® trademark is owned and registered by Parat Schönenbach GMBH + Co. KG, Germany.

Designed and Manufactured by:

Permalight (Asia) Co., Ltd.
4/F Waga Commercial Centre, 99 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
Tel.: ++(852)-2815 0616 Fax.: ++(852)-2542 3269
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