Feb 1, 2017


The recent introduction on the market of the Lumify X9 flashlight has generated lots of talk about if it should be accessible to every civilian. Built after military technology and products, this flashlight is so powerful, it can be understood as a weapon.

The Lumify X9 is a LED flashlight which can perform various brightness levels, zooms and strobe lightings. The flashlight body is built out of aircraft aluminium, making it light and easy to use. The flashlight is 5.1 inches long (13 centimetres) when compressed, and 6 inches (15 centimetres) long when extended.

The manufacturer claims it is the brightest flashlight in the market, today, and they even made a sales promotion (75% discount) in order to sell easier all around the world.  Promotional video from the company, shows it can survive and still work after being run over by a 50 tons truck.

This very special gadget is suitable for camping, as well as for military actions and it is used by most of the special army forces around the world. The lamp life is calculated in 100,000 hours and it is powered by three simple AAA batteries, making it easy to replace if needed.

The light output is 800 lumens, pattern unit approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Optical tests show it is more than enough to temporarily disorient or blind an attacker, for instance. The downside of it is, it has so much light power, it depletes the batteries very fast. Nothing you should worry, as it's easy to find new batteries at any local store.

Why the buzz?

Such lighting power, also means it can cause fire onto any combustion material, a feature which can be very useful for camping lovers. It can also cook an egg in a matter of minutes.

The strobe functionality can be very useful in emergency situation, if you want to alert someone to your position. And, in case of assault, in can cause a stroke to the attacker.

All the buzz is coming from those who defend it should only be used by specially skilled personnel like army troops or police officers. Several countries in the world are aiming to approve some laws which should lead to it.

Meanwhile, if you're a camping lover enjoy it.

More Articles


  • 1

    Business & Industry

    Oct 31, 2015

    Elegance on Paper

    Galgo Fine Papers are the pioneer fine paper suppliers across India, specialized in providing the choicest papers from across the world to meet diverse creative requirements.

  • Illusions of Reality


    Dec 1, 2014

    Illusions of Reality

    Virtual Reality is something we are never sure about. Never sure how it feels, or how to imagine it. Strangely enough, virtual reality is very hard to picture. The concept, although not by this name (or any other, until 1987), goes back...

  • 1

    Food & Beverage

    Jun 1, 2015

    Olive gold

    Olive oil is a part of mankind for an incredibly long time. Evidence of olive oil was found from 8000 years ago, and crushed olives dating back 6500 years had previously been discovered. Its use was widely spread along the Mediterranean...

  • 2

    Business & Industry

    Jun 1, 2015

    Investing in Singapore

    New businesses looking for opportunities should know that Singapore stands firmly on a solid foundation built out of trust, knowledge, being connected and life; compelling attributes that come together to form a conducive environment...

  • Metal solutions

    Business & Industry

    Dec 31, 2015

    Metal solutions

    JANSA METAL was founded in 1982 by Don Josep Juanola Malirach, manufacturing beams, welded beams, steel box girders or customized girders with special shapes and steel works intended for buildings that need high quality materials as...

  • Luxury & Fashion

    Sep 1, 2015

    Constantly Surprising

    Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and modern jewelry made from genuine metals at affordable prices. Pandora jewelry is sold in more than 90 countries on six continents through approximately 9,600 points...

  • 355260_1_800

    Mechanics & Locomotion

    Aug 1, 2017


    Like a trick of magic, one can unwrap the package and… WOW! There is the structure you need for your holiday, your music festival, your show room, your… whatever you need temporarily.

  • as-lentes-de-um-genio.html

    Culture & Art

    Apr 1, 2017


    Daring, shocking, vibrant, without fear, without the worry of being accepted or rejected, but always with the desire to leave us speechless when face-to-face with his art. Thus is this American, born 11 of March 1963, in Hartford,...

  • 19620901_739735632865157_1070968012579382532_o

    Home & Design

    Aug 1, 2017


    You don't need to watch Kill Bill-Volume 2, be a great chef or a master swordsman to know the best blades in the world are Japanese. Their reputation for blades dates back to the 13th century.