The boys from Milcomp visited us in order to test the APC556 PDW. Here is their review:
Streamlight flashlight Sidewinder IR LED with helmet mount coyote
This flashlight has been engineered to meet a variety of hands-free task illumination requirements with various color LEDs operable at varying outputs and runtimes. The flashlight features a 185° tilting head and belt or web clip to allow positioning of the illumination source at the work area.Unbreakable polycarbonate lens with scratch-resistant coating. Gasket-sealed. Tactile battery polarity indication on body facilitates battery replacement in the dark. Battery compartment cap tethered to prevent loss of cap. Tactile indicator on rotary knob for IR LED position. Push-button switch enables/disables selected illumination source. Double-click of push-button initiates high output strobe of selected illumination source. Model power on at low output and progress to the highest output in 4 discrete steps. Pull-to-turn locking rotary selector knob prevents accidental mode changes and allows selction of 4 illumination sources. 3 meter multiple orientation impact resistance tested. IPX7-rated design; waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes. O-ring and gasket-sealed openings for waterproof operation. Meets MIL-STD-810F, Method 512.4. Durable Belt/Clothing clip with integral helmet mount features. High-impact, super-tough, nylon cases offers exceptional durablity and weather resistance.
Follow the instructions of the manufacturer
w: 5.94 cm, l: 11.81 cm, d: 2.74 cm
Nylon housing with polycarbonate lens (scratch-resistant)
see output chart
White C4® LED, 5mm IR LED (880nm), 5mm Blue LED (470nm), 5mm Red LED (630nm)
All prices shown incl. taxes.