This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com
SureFire is exhibiting at the Military and Police exhibition in Paris, France.
Milipol is the leading event dedicated to homeland security and SureFire co-exhibis with Terrang MP-Sec France.
I presume that everyone, like me, is waiting for the upcoming 1,500 lumens M600, but it’s easy to get blinded by the figures only.
Until we get to know more, Surefire have released a new Mini Scout Light called the M300C.
With 500 lumens it’s still pretty good for people afraid of the dark, and a perfect companion if you’re running a smaller rifle or carbine. Or one of the PDWs or Subcompact Carbines that’s been announced lately.
The price (MSRP) is 299 USD and you can see all the details and specifications below.
Unfortunately, with all the (kind of) required extras for a full rifle mount with pressure controls you’re looking at at least another 100 USD.
As by coincidence, Surefire have a Christmas Gift Guide.
The M300 Mini Scout is a powerful, lightweight weapon-mounted light—powered by a single 123A lithium battery—that features a virtually indestructible LED, which generates 500 lumens of light focused by a TIR lens into a high-intensity beam with plenty of reach for close- to mid-range operations. The rugged M300 easily and securely attaches to MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rails via its integral thumbscrew clamp and is activated by clicking its pushbutton tailcap switch or pressing its pressure-activated tape switch, included on appropriate models. Machined from lightweight aerospace aluminum with a Mil-Spec hard anodized finish and O-ring sealed to keep out the elements, the ultra-compact M300 will withstand the rigors of combat without weighing down your weapon.
- Virtually indestructible ultra-high-output LED generates 500 lumens of blinding light; produces tactical-level light for 1 hour on a set of batteries
- TIR lens shapes versatile beam with enough reach and surround light for close-to longer-range operations
- Hard-anodized aluminum body, tempered window & O-ring seals make light rugged, durable, and combat ready
- Activation via Z68 momentary/constant-on push button switching with protective shroud
- Thumbscrew mount attaches quickly & securely to MILSTD-1913 rails
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