First Look: Streamlight Waypoint 300 Spotlight

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posted on February 29, 2020
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Streamlight, Inc. is launching the Waypoint 300, a new rechargeable high lumen, pistol grip spotlight with enhanced down-range lighting capability. 

The Waypoint 300 has a 270,000 candela, a 1,039-meter beam distance, and 1,000 lumens on high setting, with a powerful long-range targeting beam. The new light is portable and runs for 3.75 to 87 hours on high, medium, low, respectively. 

“The Waypoint 300 not only features extreme brightness, but also includes a beam that reaches over 1,000 meters,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “It can be used as either a handheld mobile searchlight, or, with its integrated stand, as a hands-free scene light to illuminate a scene. It’s the ideal spotlight for boating, camping and other outdoor pursuits, as well as for first responder and law enforcement applications.” 

The Waypoint 300 uses power LED technology and a deep-dish parabolic reflector for long-range targeting with optimum peripheral illumination. The light offers 550 lumens, 135,000 candela, and a 735-meter beam distance on it’s medium power setting.  On low power, the Waypoint 300 provides 35 lumens and 10,000 candela, with a beam distance of 200 meters. 

This new light from Streamlight uses a rechargeable lithium ion battery that fully charges in four hours, and has a convenient LED charging indicator provides charging status and features an unbreakable polycarbonate lens with O-ring seals. The light boasts a cushioned handle grip that eliminates user hand fatigue and a trigger-style switch for momentary or click on/off operation. The Waypoint 300 also includes an adjustable, high-strength wrist lanyard, and features an integrated stand for hands-free lighting. 

The lightweight Waypoint 300 weighs 1.52 pounds and measures 6.75 inches long by 7.14 inches high. It has an IPX8-rated design for waterproof operation to two meters, and is impact-resistant to one meter. 

The Waypoint 300 is available in black and yellow, with an MSRP of $214.20. More information is available at streamlight.com.

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