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Sidekick

Ultra-Compact Variable-Output LED Flashlight

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Very Nice

The only thing I wish it had was an SOS function. Otherwise, it provides excellent light in smaller spaces, and fans out for great coverage. It's not a light for checking the perimeter, but will get you around nicely.

Reviewed by Forrest Fuller (Posted on 8/3/16)

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Awesome Little Light

Very pleased with the light. Arrived on time with no problems and worked right out of the box. Very impressed with the brightness and the size. Easy to carry and use.

Reviewed by Darran (Posted on 8/2/16)

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Excellent light!

This light is an awesome light that I have on my key chain. I use it for so many things every day. I want to get one for my wife now because she likes it so much.

Reviewed by Darry Buel (Posted on 7/20/16)

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Great Performer - But Strange Design

I've honestly had no issues with the flashlight. It's worked great for every scenario I've used it for. You can never have too many light sources available to you.

My only complaint is with the charging of the device. The USB cord is exceptionally short, and when the device is done charging, the low setting activates and the flashlight turns on and stays on until you remove it from the charger. I actually contacted surefire to make sure this was correct, and they confirmed. Additionally, this information is not located in the manual so, you're left guessing "is this thing working correctly?"

Reviewed by Parole Officer (Posted on 7/20/16)

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Awesome value!

I think this light has the most bang for the buck. USB rechargeable, 3 settings; low, med, high. High setting is freekin BRIGHT for a little keychain-style light! The handiest, everyday light I now own.

Reviewed by Denver Risley (Posted on 7/8/16)

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Good light but crummy customer service

This seems like a good little light. I like that on the high setting it lights up a whole area but there is a low setting good for map reading at night without losing night vision.

When it's recharging, the light blinks once a second, which isn't cool if you are in an environment where you dont want people to see a strobe light. Is that normal? I dont know: i called customer service and have waited over an hour to talk to a rep.

Reviewed by Sgt. Rock (Posted on 7/6/16)

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Surefire Sidekick

I use this light everyday and I carry it with me at all times. This is a bright light perfect for a watch pocket in your jeans and your wife will like it as well or at least mine does. Can't go wrong with Surefire these guys are great when you have a problem and need help. I have been a customer of there products for years. ET

Reviewed by E T (Posted on 7/5/16)

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Great EDC

Upon reading the reviews, as well as owning 2 other SF flashlights I decided to pounce on it. Got a decent price utilizing the Father's Day Coupon code.
Been using this as an EDC for the past 2 weeks, the 300 lumen's is more than adequate. I use it for IT work, sometimes having to go into the network wiring closet to check connections. Most of the connections of the cables are deep into the rack housing the switches. The Sidekick provide ample lumens for me to check the cables.
The size is perfect for me and having it clipped to my belt loop via quality retracting name badge holder, it's always on me.
Time for me to ditch the dinky pinch lights on my key chain.
However, I wish SF would make a usb plug to cover the charge port to keep dust or moisture from affecting it.
Speaking of USB, I like it where I can charge it in my car as I drive should it need a top off.
Other than that, I like it so far and a friend of mine is now eyeing for one after he seen it.

Reviewed by Don (Posted on 7/5/16)

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A very compact and useful light for EDC

I've been looking to purchase the Sidekick ever since it's release. All my lights and weapon light are all Surefire. I trust the brand, both in functionality and quality. The Sidekick is no exception, it's overall compact design and three output level are both excellent. features.

Reviewed by Ron Chan (Posted on 7/5/16)

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Purchased for the wife

The Sidekick was purchased for the beloved wife. I'm not a fan of the iPhone "flashlight" trick and wanted her to be able to carry a small flashlight that would be available when needed. She likes the ability of having three light levels by just pushing a switch. Yes, the on/off switch is a little robust to push - perfect for not activating by accident in a purse. This is a great little flashlight and I'm waiting on the second one purchased for myself to arrive.

Reviewed by dtswebb (Posted on 7/5/16)

Specifications

Output / Runtime -- White Light
High300lumens / 1.25 hours*
Med60lumens / 4 hours
Low5lumens / 45 hours
Length2.5inches
Bezel Diameter0.58inches
Weight1.2ounces
Weight w/Batteries2.0ounces
* runtime per ANSI standard using included rechargeable battery

Description

SIDEKICK-A
SIDEKICK-A 084871325417

This ultra-compact, powerful LED illuminator was created so it could be carried and used by everyone. The rechargeable Sidekick was designed to attach to keys so it’s always available and, most importantly, ready for everyday use and emergencies. This polymer-bodied light features three levels of output that will provide security and peace of mind, no matter what. On high and operated just like a key FOB, its wide, smooth 300-lumen MaxVision Beam™ illuminates all dark areas at night, providing peace-of-mind navigation with a useful range well past 50 meters. Its medium- and low-output settings, 60 and 5 lumens respectively, offer much more runtime and more than enough light for reading, close-up work, or even navigating outdoors while preserving dark-adapted vision.

Sidekick is ideal for everyone, even children, keeping in mind that the light output from a typical smartphone doesn’t offer one percent of the light output and it drains all-important smartphone battery power. This tiny, lightweight light, which can also be carried in a pocket or purse, is easily rechargeable via its micro-USB port using a vehicle or wall charger. Protect yourself and your family—own the one and only Sidekick—something everyone should have at their disposal.

Features
  • High-performance LED and special faceted reflector produce broad, smooth MaxVision Beam™ optimized for the human eye
  • Easy click-type switch permits access to all 3 output levels with repeated presses
  • Micro-USB charging port permits simple recharging of integral Li-ion battery
  • Compact, lightweight polymer body is weather resistant; features split ring for easy attachment to keys or carabiner clips
  • Always-accessible light provides countless utility uses, including emergency preparedness
  • Backed by SureFire’s No-Hassle One-Year Guarantee

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