Information about Princeton Tec Amp 5 LED Flashlight
Closeouts. A reliable and versatile handheld, Princeton's Tec Amp 5 flashlight features one Maxbright Rebel LED bulb and three 5mm Ultrabright LEDs for a strong directional beam and 160 hours of burn time.
Reviewed by Pete D from Ohio on Thursday, December 12, 2013
I've usually been very pleased with Princeton Tec products. My son has had one of their headlamps for years. When a part broke, we called and they sent a replacement immediately. I have two of their headlamps myself. I've never had a problem despite using them in all kinds of weather. Unfortunately, this Amp 5 flashlight was defective. The switch is probably bad. The symptom is that it only works on bright, the low beam setting (3 smaller LEDs) worked a couple of times, then quit during the first real use. I have the RMA to send it back, but it is a hassle. I chose to deal directly with the manufacturer to make sure they knew of the problem. The retailer (STP) would certainly do an exchange for me, but they might not bother to report it to the manufacturer.
Reviewed by 07rescue from New York, NY on Friday, October 25, 2013
I bought this flashlight because it has a clip to hold it in place where I put it while carrying it on my person. I am very pleased with it's brightness, clean white light, and most of all how short it is in length. It fits well in a pants or coat pocket or side compartment of a backpack or messenger bag, where it can be easily accessible when I need it, without delay and struggle. It does not stick out so far that it can topple out if I lean over or run, a problem I have had with other flashlights. I have had much pricier, small, compact tactical flashlights that are more convenient to carry, but when wearing gloves they can be hard to find by touch alone, without looking. Ironically, the bulk of this flashlight makes whipping it out quickly much easier under those circumstances, a big plus for law enforcement and first responders.