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MicroStream 250-Lumen EDC Ultra-Compact Rechargable Flashlight
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MicroStream 250-Lumen EDC Ultra-Compact Rechargable Flashlight

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The Microstream USB is a compact Lithium-ion battery-powered flashlight designed for use in all markets. It features a tail cap switch, momentary or constant on operation, high and low beams, a combination pocket/hat clip for convenience, and amazing brightness and run time for a light of its size and price. The aluminum housing with Type II Military Spec anodizing helps make the light extremely durble and abrasion resistant. To charge the light, slide the head cover forward to expose the micro USB port.

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Manufacturer: ‎Streamlight

Variants: Box USB Rechargeable Blue, Clear Retail Packaging Non-Rechargeable Red, Box + Electronic Muff, Black USB Rechargeable Coyote, Box USB Rechargeable Black, Box USB Rechargeable Red, Box USB Rechargeable Coyote, Clear Retail Packaging USB Rechargeable Black, Clear Retail Packaging USB Rechargeable Coyote, Clear Retail Packaging USB Rechargeable Blue, Clear Retail Packaging USB Rechargeable Red

Dimensions: ‎7"D x 5"W x 2"H

Weight: ‎2.08 ounces

Special Feature: Durable

Color: Coyote

Power Source: Battery Powered

Light Source Type: LED

Material: Metal, Polycarbonate

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November 21, 2023
5out of 5
It’s a great product for its size. Small, pocketable, and bright. It does run warm with extended use but quickly cools when not in use. The rechargeable battery is great and lasts long between uses. It’s shows wear and tear but is still very tough.
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I like that it's simple and light weight. There's a high setting and a low setting. Easy to switch between the two. This is just enough both in price and and in function. It is USB rechargeable. Perfect for every day carry. Seems to be very durable.
February 01, 2020
5out of 5
Short review: Buy it, its a great budget EDC flashlight that comes in handy. Small, light weight and bright. Also great customer service. Long ass review version: The item that I had purchased was the coyote tan brown microstream streamlight. This item is one of my personal favorite Every Day Carry item. I purchase this item because of the size, lumen output and clip functionality. I decided to go with the coyote tan because of its high beam first function instead of low beam first. I thought it would be a useful tactic to blind someone if you ever had to use it to defend yourself in a dark environment. This little light can brighten up a room and 250 lumens from this light can temporally blind people if it were to shine in their eyes. Since the on switch is a tail switch, you could a handgun in one hand and use the momentarily light function (half compression) in the other hand to clear the rooms at night. Although a dedicated gun light would service better but this is a great option if you don't have one. The light is small and light weight so it won't take up room in your pocket or wherever you decide to store it. The dual clip function is a great way to go hands free by simply clipping it to your hat and it small enough to hold in your mouth if you decide to do that as well. I must mention that it doesn't provide the best grip on a cap so I would steer away if you are doing extreme movement while having it clipped there. The button is a bit hard to decompress if you have super weak hands. But on the plus side, I have never had the light go on in my pocket which to me is a big plus because I want the light to go on when I need it and a dead flashlight isn't a useful flash light. As for switching it from high mode to low mode, its not that challenging to adapt to. USB charging is convenient if you have a portable charger or a wall outlet near by. If you are really depending on needing a full battery in the nick of time, just carry another LI-ION to pop it in and boom you got yourself a working flashlight again. I also put a glow in the dark rubber band around the flashlight, which is a great and simple modification to seek your flashlight in the dark when it sitting on your counter or if you happen to drop it. I will mention that the flashlight that I received had an issue. The first initial compression put the low setting first then but after that it would turn the brightest setting on. After a couple of minutes of non use it will reset to the lowest setting again when I would compress it again. But I spoke with Mark the costumer service manager. The item has a lifetime warranty and I was able to get my light replaced. So if you have an issue, I would advise that you speak with the costumer service team before bashing on the product as they do up hold great service. It did take awhile for a response but I will give them the benefit of the doubt since it was close to SHOT Show and dealing with whining costumers can be a pain. So with any retail member please remember if you are patient and courteous, I'm sure they will treat you accordingly. I think the streamlight microstream is a great item to have and carry. $30 won't break the bank either if it mysteriously dissappears. Hope you enjoyed the essay.
Excellent penlight, its small, lightweight, very durable its been dropped through engine bays countless times, its resistant to quick drops in automotive fluids and water, the o ring seal that protects the charging port works great. Ive used Streamlight Stylus penlights for a long time and this one is just as durable, more than twice as bright, is smaller, and costs significantly less to run. The money I save not buying batteries has paid for this flashlight a dozen times over in the few years I have used it. The pocket clip is fantastic the double bend in it allows it to slip into your pocket easily and allows you to clip it to the bill of a hat as a headlamp, the clip holds the light securely in your pocket and doesn't easily pop off the body of the flashlight, that is an annoying and very common problem with other lights I own which is why I glue them in place. (glued this one too) The rechargeable battery gives +50% brightness for 2-3 days for how much I use it which is short periods that are usually 30 seconds to a few minutes at a time at least a dozen times throughout the day. The battery life is comparable to the life I was getting out of 2 lithium AAA batteries in larger/longer flashlights like the Stylus the only difference is when I notice its running down I just leave it on to drain the battery so I can recharge it instead of limping along with a light that is too dim for a day or two to not waste money, most importantly I don't worry about using it "too much" since I am not paying for expensive lithium batteries. From completely dead to fully charged takes about an 1.5-2 hours (never timed it but that's a good estimate) but if the battery is dead and you just want to use it 15-20 minutes on the charger gets you plenty of brightness and usable run time. In summary this is a fantastic, small, lightweight, fairly bright, durable rechargeable penlight that performs better than the comparable AAA 2 battery lights I have owned from every major brand. Buy one you will not regret it.