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618 Lumen Extreme Metal Gear

Dorcy sets new standard for their brightest flashlight: Metal Gear XLM produces 618 lumens, shines 1100 feet

Dorcy Press Release - 12/1/2011

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Dorcy Metal Gear XLM

Dorcy Metal Gear XLM

COLUMBUS, Oh. - Dorcy, a leading provider of portable lighting products for over 50 years, has introduced the Dorcy Metal Gear XLM (extreme lumen) LED aluminum flashlight. Producing 618 lumens from a single LED chip, the new high performance flashlight provides a beam distance of up to 1100 ft. and sets a whole new standard for the best flashlight performance.

Operating on six AA alkaline batteries that drive a Cree XM-L LED module the new LED flashlight will run for well over five hours on its high setting and more than 25 hours on low. The LED aluminum flashlight is machined from aerospace grade anodized material. It features Dorcy's TrueSpot® Optimized Reflector System and a side-mounted push button switch with high and low setting.

The 41-0435 is Dorcy's brightest flashlight; it has been tested to the new ANSI FL1 flashlight standards and is IPX-4 water resistant. The new LED aluminum flashlight measures 9 inches by 1.5 inches and weighs in at 9.9 ounces (15.5 ounces with batteries).

About Dorcy

Dorcy is a global designer and manufacturer of lighting products and systems that markets more than 850 items to residential, commercial, industrial, and government customers around the world. Headquartered in Columbus OH, Dorcy also has offices in Canada, Europe, Australia, and Hong Kong. Dorcy was the first manufacturer to bring LED technology to the mass market by offering the Cool Blue flashlight in 2001.

As a company, Dorcy is known for innovation, and they continually strive to bring new technology to their product line, which has grown to include flashlights, batteries, camping lanterns, area lights, submersible LED lights and safety lights. Continuing to develop brighter and more efficient lighting products, Dorcy is focused on bringing to market the best product for the best price.

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