The Streamlight TLR-3 is a very small and compact unit. This is because it was designed for a specific purpose. The TLR-3 is optimized to be mounted to compact and sub-compact pistols, although it will mount to anything with a Picatinny or similar style rail. At 2.32 ounces and 2.71” in length, this will cause minimal additional bulk to a concealed pistol, making it an ideal companion to your concealed carry pistol.
The TLR-3 utilized and LED to produce the light. The LED used in this unit takes advantage of Streamlight’s C4 LED technology. This light emitting diode gives you 125 lumens of light with 5300 candela peak beam intensity. The light is projected to your target with a textured parabolic reflector. This reflector produces a concentrated beam that will help with target identification. Due to the texturing of the reflector, the light will also spill out into the periphery, thereby allowing you to also assess the area surrounding your primary target.
The Streamlight TLR-3 compact light unit is powered by a single 3V CR2 lithium battery. This battery is included with the package to get you up and running as soon as you receive this product. The battery will provide you with approximately 1.5 hours of continuous run time.
This pistol mounted tactical light has an integrated mounting system. The TLR-3 has a rail clamp mount on its top side. This allows the unit to be rapidly attached/detached from your weapon. The package includes a Key kit that will supply you with some necessary hardware to mount this unit to different weapons.
The TLR-3 can be activated by using either of the ambidextrously mounted paddle switches. The activation switches will allow you to switch activate a variety of modes, including momentary, as well as constant on/off.
The TLR-3 was designed from the ground up as a weapon mounted light. For this reason, the engineers and designed have built this unit to be able to handle hard use. This tactical rail mounted light is made from a durable, impact resistant polymer and also incorporates an anodized aluminum face-cap. The unit is waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes and has a Borofloat higher temperature glass lens. This unit can operate in a wide variety of temperatures; from -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.