First Look: New Rail-Mounted Lights from Streamlight

An upgraded face cap provides more lumens and more power.

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posted on March 7, 2024
Streamlight TLR RM-1 and RM-2

Streamlight Inc. is introduced upgraded models of its TLR RM 1 and TLR RM 2 series of lights which now feature an HPL (High Performance, High Lumen) face cap for a brighter beam of up to 1,000 lumens and an extended reach of up to 22,000 candela.

In addition to this, the TLR RM 1 and TLR RM 2 are also available with red or green lasers and have been upgraded with the new face cap to provide improved beam distance when mounted to long guns.

“The addition of the HPL face cap to these models results in high lumen lights that also deliver a powerful beam with extensive range and solid peripheral coverage,” said Streamlight President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharrah. “Their ability to put more light on a target at a distance makes them powerful tools for law enforcement professionals, military personnel, hunting and shooting enthusiasts and others when operating under low-light conditions. And the models with integrated red and green aiming lasers help to improve focusing on targets before taking any action.”

Packaged as a system, each rail mounted light features independently operating push-button and remote pressure switches that provide momentary or constant on operation; the kit provides everything users need to mount to long guns. The lights are also available in light-only models. The laser models include a three-position mode selector to switch between LED only, LED/Laser or Laser only modes. The face cap on all the lights offers a ‘safe-off’ feature to prevent unintentional activation.

All models feature a white LED and include a custom TIR optic that produces a concentrated beam with optimum peripheral illumination. The TLR RM 1 Laser and TLR RM 2 Laser also feature a 640-660nm red laser, while the TLR RM 1 Laser-G and the TLR RM 2 Laser-G use a 510-530nm green laser. The TLR RM 1 and TLR RM 1 Laser models offer 500 lumens, 11,000 candela and a beam distance of 210 meters, while the TLR RM 2 and TLR RM 2 Laser models deliver 1,000 lumens, 22,000 candela and a 297-meter beam distance. All the lights also include a user-programmable strobe feature.

The TLR RM 1 and TLR RM 1 Laser models each use one CR123A lithium battery and range in weight from 3.02 ounces to 3.24 ounces. The TLR RM 2 and TLR RM 2 Laser models use two CR123A lithium batteries are 4.97 inches long and range in weight from 4.68 ounces to 5.11 ounces. All six models feature 1.5 hours of continuous run time and three hours on strobe. In laser mode, the TLR RM 1 Laser and TLR RM 2 Laser run for 60 hours, while the TLR RM 1 Laser-G and TLR RM 2 Laser-G run for 11 hours.

The HPL face cap can be purchased separately to fit existing TLR rail mount models.

Available in black, the lights have MSRPs that range from $235.96 to $573.04, depending on the model. For more information on these new lights or other products from Streamlight, please visit streamlight.com.

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