Streamlight flashlights are perhaps the most popular duty flashlights in the world in particular their Stinger series. Included in the Stinger series is the Stinger LED, Stinger LED HP, and Stinger LED HL which we’ll be reviewing. The Streamlight Stinger DS LED Flashlight offers users superb brightness in the dark with a wide peripheral beam, and a much brighter core beam than the other models in the Stinger series.
Features of the Streamlight Stinger DS LED HL Flashlight
Modes: offers 4 modes of operation – high, medium, low, and strobe
Dual Switch: has a side switch and a rear tail switch activation with each feature capable of activating any of the 4 modes of operation.
Light: C4 LED technology that can focus on light hundreds of feet away from you. Light is shock resistant with a 50,000 hour lifetime usage. On high mode that light shines at 350 lumens, 24,000 candela peak beam intensity, 310 meter beam distance, and can run for 2 hours. On Medium mode 175 lumens, 12,000 candela peak beam intensity, 219 meter beam distance, runs for nearly 4 hours. Low beam 85 lumens, 6,000 candela peak beam intensity, 155 meter beam distance, and runs for 7.25 hours.
Construction: constructed of durable machined aircraft aluminum with a non slip rubber grip and unbreakable lens
Rechargeable/Charging time: Flashlight charges in 10 hours and utilizes a 3 cell 3.6 volt nickel cadmium sub-C battery that is rechargeable up to 1000 times.
Other Specs: Limited lifetime warranty, nearly 9 inches long, weighs 13 ounces, and water resistant
On Amazon.com the Streamlight Stinger LED DS HL Flashlight is a popular seller. It has over 400 customer reviews and customers have given the product a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars. The flashlight is a premium flashlight costing nearly $150 but customers love it.
What customers are saying:
- Ridiculously bright in the dark which is awesome…we all want to see as much as possible.
- Overall, this is a well-balanced, strong and reliable light. Well worth the money, as you really do get what you pay for.
- I have been a long time streamlight owner with multiple different lighs. This is why I keep coming back, solid light.
- The high setting is great for many things, but the low setting is just about perfect for conversation distance contacts without blinding people.