LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight
LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight

LA Police Gear Operator EDC 330 Lumens Flashlight

SKU #: LAPG-FL-Operator-EDC
MSRP: $39.99
$29.99
Description


Continuing off of the enormous success of the LA Police Gear Operator L1 and Operator L2 Flashlights, the Operator EDC brings that same extreme bang for your buck value to a single cell flashlight. Once again, we have shattered expectations for not only how far your dollar will go, but also for how bright and tough a small single cell flashlight can be. Featuring a momentary switch that can switch between 4 modes (High, Medium, Low, and Strobe), this light packs 330 lumens of light when using a CR123A battery. However, should you use a 3.7V RCR123A battery (like the Nitecore RCR123A), the output increases dramatically to 560 lumens! The light works great with either battery, so you are in control of what output your light will have.

The Operator EDC Flashlight comes with a CR123A battery, pocket clip, lanyard, and spare O-rings. This light is sized perfectly for your pants pocket or cargo pocket, a small pouch, to throw in a bag, keep in your desk or car or truck, or anywhere else you can think! Its combination of amazing brightness and compact size will leave you saying the first time you turn it on - "How is a light this small so bright?!"

Specifications:

  • High Output: 330 Lumens/50 minutes (560 Lumens/TBD for RCR123A Battery)
  • Medium Output: 170 Lumens/1.5 hours (260 Lumens/TBD for RCR123A Battery)
  • Low Output: 55 Lumens/10 hours (28 Lumens/TBD for RCR123A Battery)
  • Beam Distance: 85m (114m for RCR123A Battery)
  • Switch: Tailcap Switch
  • Size: 93mm x 22.5mm (head diameter 34mm)
  • Weight: 51g (without battery)
  • Modes: High-Med-Low-Strobe
  • Batteries: Includes (1) CR123A Battery. Also functions with RCR123A battery (not included, also see higher outputs above).
  • ANSI FL-1 Rated
  • Waterproof: IPX-8, 2 Meters for 30 Min

  • Warranty Information:

    LA Police Gear warrants our products to be free of defects for a lifetime of use. We will repair or replace, at our option, any lighting product that does not work as a result of a manufacturing defect for as long as you own it. This limited lifetime warranty excludes abuse and normal wear and tear.
    Reviews
    4.6
    148 Reviews
    5
    68% (100)
    4
    22% (33)
    3
    9% (13)
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    1% (1)
    97% Recommend this product (143 of 148 responses)
    By Scott
    Florida
    November 11, 2017
    great value
    I am not a big fan of multi mode lightsfor EDC ,but I like this light for around the house.Compact , good quality / secure pocket clip , extra rubber tail cap& a lanyard included . Momentary ON w/ 1/2 push on tail cap , release / pressure scroll thru high , low / strobe modes.
    Prosquality aluminum body , bright , compact , inexpensive
    Consquick/frequent use of tail cap ( ie searching w/ intermittent bursts of light ) can get frustrating as it scrolls thru high /low /strobe modes.
    By Marcial
    Florida
    August 11, 2017
    Awesome little light
    So small and so bright. I want a couple more for my gear.
    ProsSmall bright. Fits anywhere.
    ConsNo holster.
    By Otis
    Houston
    August 2, 2017
    Very good flashlight
    This is now my EDC flashlight, great size, outstanding brightness
    By Buzz
    Texas
    July 19, 2017
    Nice EDC light
    Bought two of these during the 4 July sale, but have used this light for a few years. I gave one to each of my kids and have them stashed around the house. It's also my EDC light. Value and performance are great. Also, want to add I've been a customer for LAPG for a few years and they are one of my favorite online businesses!!!
    ProsOutput Size
    By Miggy
    Miami, FL.
    July 14, 2017
    No Tactical Mode Button
    I've owned a discontinued TerraLUX TT-1 Model #T1TE00720 Mini. The LAPG model seems to be the expect same Mini. However, the LAPG Mini does not have a Tactical Mode button separate as did the TerraLUX. Both Mini's are almost identical in fit / function. I wouldn't doubt it's the same TerraLUX manufacturer who slapped on an LAPG Logo on it. Great value, I'll pick one up as I absolutely love my TerraLUX. However, I wouldn't carry it in CCW situations because of the missing Tactical Mode button. LAPG shouldn't consider adding the Tactical Mode Button / setting function.
    ProsDurable Small Convenient Powerful Price Value
    ConsNo Strobe Mode Tactical Button.
    By Jeff Gibson
    Texas
    July 13, 2017
    Update
    I still agree with my initial review as for physical durability, BUT The light drops out of high mode to a lower setting. It doesn't matter if it has a new battery installed. I can change it back to high and it will stay there for a minute or so then drop back down to a lower setting.
    ProsTough, handy
    ConsWon't stay on high.
    By Bob
    Birmingham, Al
    June 18, 2017
    Great value for the price
    You can't beat these for the price and quality
    By David
    East Tennessee
    June 17, 2017
    Great little light
    This a great light for the size and cost . Would definitely recommend.
    ProsDurable and bright
    By Tracey Lee
    Denver
    May 4, 2017
    Great little light
    Great EDC light. perfect size and very powerful
    ConsSwitch is a little tricky between modes but this minor
    By Opie
    New Brunswick, NJ
    April 29, 2017
    LAPG Flashlight
    Good flashlight for the price.
    ProsBright and lightweight.
    ConsBody of light not very rugged or strong.
    By rangepros
    California
    February 23, 2017
    LA Police Gear EDC Light
    Bought this light last year, great service from LAPG..The overall construction of this light is great, very durable for its price point. But as an everyday EDC, tactical light, especially for the CCW or off duty operator, it falls way short. It doesn't mirror the L1 and L2 Operator as it does not have a tactical mode. You must cycle through each press of the light from high to lower, to strobe. So in a stressful situation, you don't know which level of light you are getting. The light controls you and not the other way around. The tactical application of light means you know what level of light you are deploying in a stress encounter..Make this light with the SAME controls as the Operator L1 and L2, and then you will have the proper personal defense light in the smallest package...
    ProsGood, sturdy, overall construction for a small flashlight.
    ConsDoes not mirror the same operation as the Operator L1 and L2. Cannot recommend this small light for CCW or off duty personnel as it does not have a dedicated tactical mode for low light encounters...
    By Antonio Torres
    Arizona
    January 20, 2017
    The flashlight is the best bang for the buck
    There are several things that are better when they are cheaper. Flashlights are not one of them... just look at the "Brightest Flashlight in the World" the shadowhawk or Bell and Howell Tac-Light. They are A. Lying about how durable they are and how bright they are and B. aren't really that tactical. However for $5 dollars more you can fer a real tactical flashlight, the LA Police Gear Operator EDC flashlight. This flashlight is great at only $30 and better yet is compatible with RCR-123A batteries and it has four modes. I have been using this flashlight for a few weeks now and it is great. I have even done a review on YouTube(content created by myself and does not contain copyrighted information): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN1GRTHOpo4&t=31s/ . I also loved it when I ran into someone else who had the same flashlight and shows the same support for LA Police Gear that I do.
    ProsBright(But not like that one kids 1,000 lumen fenix that just gets annoying) Tactical Real Waterproof
    ConsNone
    By Scottydont
    Palm Springs, CA
    January 18, 2017
    Mighty powerhouse
    This little guy is great, switch has a positive click. Light is super bright....great as a back up. Super fast shipping...
    ProsAll around use....work, play, garage...
    ConsBuy rechargeable batteries, use battery fast on high.
    By Mark
    Redding, CA
    October 26, 2016
    Good Product for price
    Sturdy, well made and fairly compact. I wish it had a way to adjust the beam from a wide to narrow beam.
    ProsLightweight, good construction
    ConsNo adjustable beam
    By Smith
    Arizona
    September 17, 2016
    nice little light
    it is a nice little light for the pocket, it does what it is supposed to
    Q&A
    24 Questions & 39 Answers
    Ross
    from TX asked:
    July 13, 2017
    Will an 18650 lithium ion battery fit?
    1 Answers
    No this will not take a 18650.
    Customer Service
    on July 13, 2017

    Dan
    from Mpls asked:
    July 13, 2017
    Is the body designed to be capable of mounting to a AR15?
    6 Answers
    Hi. I haven't tried this myself, but it seems like a good idea and totally do-able. I have seem light mounts for rifles that attach to the picatinny rail and with an adjustable clamp for a light, and this seems like it would work. I would detach the belt clip and try the light onto the mount before purchasing.
    John
    on July 14, 2017
    from San Jose, CA
    The light is nice and small for back up or UC work. It would require a universal light mount capable of 3/4in diameter (size of the light) in order to mount it on a gun. It may not be practical for that purpose.
    Chris
    on July 14, 2017
    from San Jose CA
    The body is almost exactly the same diameter of the L1 and L2 Operator lights (I own all 3). If the mount fits a standard 123A battery diameter, I don't see why not. Of the three, I'd mount the L1 Operator.
    RayM
    on July 14, 2017
    from Detroit, MI
    I tried to mount the 330 lumen LAPG light using a VTAC mount. It was too slim to fit securely in the mount. With the mount tightened the light could be pushed forward and/or twisted without much effort. The mounts are for lights with a 1.0" barrel diameter and also come with an insert for lights with 0.8 barrel diameters. I have mounted two of the 730 lumens LAPG lights using the same VTAC mounts. They fit securely in the mounts. They are slightly thicker - barely enough to tell holding the lights in my hand but enough to fit snugly in the mount.
    Jason
    on July 14, 2017
    from El Cerrito, CA
    With the proper mount, yes it could be mounted on a rail. For example the Magpul clamp style light mount would work just fine.
    Stephen
    on July 14, 2017
    from Texas
    There are many aftermarket mounts that might work but the light is not designed for that purpose. The clip comes off, so that is not a problem. The aftermarket mount would need to be one that is adjustable. The light body is just shy of an inch in diameter and the knurled area is the widest and probably over an inch. This is a GREAT pocket light. Best value I've seen. I have carried one every day for over a year. I bought two as gifts. But it is non-standard for a rail light in size and shape. For the time and effort to find a matching mount, you could probably pay for a purpose built weapon light. If you are REALLY committed to scouring the earth and internet for hours and climb any mountain to save $50, I'd suggest taking it to a large gun show and checking the accessories area.
    Ed
    on July 15, 2017
    from San Antonio TX

    Matthew
    from South Ozone Park, New York asked:
    May 4, 2017
    Will upgrading the battery to an RCR123A decrease the life of the led bulb or any other component of the flashlight over time with its higher output?
    1 Answers
    No that should not affect the lifespan of the flashlight.
    Customer Service
    on May 4, 2017

    Mateo Martinez
    from Santa Fe NM asked:
    March 1, 2017
    Does this flashlight have memory for the last mode you used? Like if I used it on medium, turned it off and then on again, would it automatically turn on to the medium setting? Or do I have to cycle through each setting every time?
    5 Answers
    Yes, it remembers the last mode.
    Nate
    on March 2, 2017
    from NE, Pennsylvania
    It does have memory, even when you take the battery out and put a new one in. Just make sure you wait a few seconds before turning it on again to get the same mode.
    Antonio
    on March 2, 2017
    from Tucson, AZ
    Yes it does have a memory. It will turn on at the previous intensity used
    Jason
    on March 2, 2017
    from Mesa ., Az
    Yes it has a memory just as you described. It will cycle through if you click it on/off within 1 second or you can tap through the cycle. So if you leave it on medium the memory will turn it back on medium as long as you don't click it within 1 second.
    Chris
    on March 2, 2017
    from Inyo, CA
    Yes, it will go back to the same setting as long as you single click it on.
    Christopher M
    on March 2, 2017
    from Merriam, KS

    Matt
    from Annapolis, MD asked:
    October 6, 2016
    What is the outside diameter of the flashlight?
    1 Answers
    At the widest point, just shy of an inch. The belt clip sticks out a bit as well.
    Duke
    on October 7, 2016
    from L.A.

    Rol
    from La ca asked:
    October 6, 2016
    What is the diameter of the tail cap
    2 Answers
    The widest diameter is approximately 7/8". It fits well into pants front pockets.
    Jerold
    on October 7, 2016
    from Cicero, NY
    Tail cap is 7/8 of an inch.
    Duke
    on October 7, 2016
    from L.A.

    Mark Burroughs
    from MI asked:
    December 24, 2015
    According to your website, the LAPG L1 flashlight led mfr. and type is the Cree XM-L2. The L2 flashlight is a Cree XM-L. On the Operator EDC 330, what is the mfr. and type of LED?
    1 Answers
    The EDC Flashlight uses a XM-L T6 LED.
    Customer Service
    on December 30, 2015

    Jeff
    from Louisiana asked:
    November 18, 2015
    Can you double tap the switch to activate the strobe mode like with LA Police Gear L1 and L2 models?
    2 Answers
    The Operator EDC does not have that feature, you must cycle through each mode. It will remember the last mode you were on though.
    Customer Service
    on November 25, 2015
    Doble tap to strobe only work if light is already on steady burn mode.
    Mike
    on April 24, 2016
    from Wisconsin

    Darren
    from Blaine, WA asked:
    October 12, 2015
    Will the surefire CR123 battery fit this flashlight?
    1 Answers
    Yes, that will work for this flashlight just fine.
    Customer Service
    on October 13, 2015

    Ryan
    from Hollywood, CA asked:
    September 30, 2015
    What is the input voltage range for this light?
    1 Answers
    The Nominal Voltage of this light are recommended as follows depending on what battery you use - Non-rechargeable - CR123A - 3.0V <= Recommended Rechargeable Battery (Li-ion) - RCR123A*Protected - 3.7V <= Recommended Rechargeable Battery (Li-ion) - RCR123A*Protected - 3.0V <= Useable Rechargeable Battery (LiFePO4) - RCR123A*Protected - 3.2V <=Useable Warning: When using rechargeable batteries, use ONLY batteries with built-in protection circuits that prevent over charging or over discharging. Use of unprotected cells could result in damage to the battery due to over discharging and/or damage to the flashlight. Never use batteries with damaged outer wrappers, contact points or those exposed to extreme temperature or impact. All of the above battery types are powerful cells designed for commercial applications and must be treated with caution and handled with care. Use only quality batteries with built-in circuit protection. They will reduce the risk of combustion or explosion. Cell damage or short circuiting are potential risks the user assumes.
    Customer Service
    on September 30, 2015

    ChuckW
    from CA asked:
    June 11, 2015
    Which duty type flashlight holders/pouches fit the EDC 330 flashlight?
    2 Answers
    We show that there are currently no holsters that will fit that item.
    Customer Service
    on June 15, 2015
    Nite Ize Innovations makes a nice holster for this style flashlight
    J
    on November 15, 2016
    from Cape Cod MA

    Don
    from Wilis Texas asked:
    April 23, 2015
    Is there a picatinny mount that fits this light to mount on my Beretta CX4?
    1 Answers
    At this time this light can not work with your weapon.
    Customer Service
    on April 23, 2015

    Eddie
    from Los Angeles asked:
    March 1, 2015
    Can you get a more powerful bulb for this flashlight?
    2 Answers
    no at this time you are not able to change out or upgrade the bulb.
    Customer Service
    on March 2, 2015
    Cannot change the bulb, but light output can be increased by using different batteries.
    Mike
    on April 24, 2016
    from Wisconsin

    Stone
    from Cleveland, OH asked:
    February 15, 2015
    Will a streamlight - Strion traffic cone fit on this flaslight?
    1 Answers
    we do apologize but from what we are able to see based on the measurements of the two the safety wand would not fit this light as the Head of the EDC is just a bit to big.
    Customer Service
    on February 16, 2015

    Zachary
    from Columbus, OH asked:
    January 19, 2015
    When I turn mine on at either high or medium, within 5 seconds it switches to low power. Is this normal, or is there a way to shut this feature off. When I click to high power, that is the beam strength I want, not low.
    2 Answers
    it is possible that the battery is starting to die on the light because once the battery cell does start to go dead the light will automatically jump the power down to a low level to indicate that the battery is starting to die. if you have replaced the battery though and the light still does seem to have the same issue please contact us at 866-793-1911
    Customer Service
    on January 20, 2015
    This was happening to me as well. The problem disappeared with a new battery. I think this is a great feature, as this would extend the use of the light should I be in a position to not have a fresh battery, regardless if it’s a “flaw”or by design
    Buzz
    on October 28, 2017
    from SATX

    Dan
    from Edwardsburg, MI asked:
    December 29, 2014
    Do you offer a rail mount and/or a pressure switch cord for this light? This would be a great light to mount on my AR platform. Thanks!
    2 Answers
    i do apologize but at this time no we do not have a pressure switch for this item quite yet. we are working on developing one but we have not created it quite yet.
    Customer Service
    on December 29, 2014
    SIG Sauer makes a small light with those features.
    Chris
    on July 21, 2016
    from Colorado

    d
    from Camarillo, Ca asked:
    December 22, 2014
    Excluding the head, what is the largest part of the body diameter of the light in inches? I am trying to find out if it will fit in a 1" light holder.
    1 Answers
    the light would be about 1 inch in diameter but might be a bit short to fit into a holster
    Customer Service
    on December 23, 2014

    D
    from ca asked:
    December 14, 2014
    Can you tell me the Length and largest part of the body diameter of the light in inches, not mm please ?
    1 Answers
    This item is 3.66142 inches long and has a 1.33858 inch diameter at the head.
    Customer Service
    on December 15, 2014

    Jason
    from Nashville, TN asked:
    December 14, 2014
    Can you program the flashlight to start in low mode and cycle up to the high mode, etc.?
    1 Answers
    we do apologize but no this light is not programmable in that way.
    Customer Service
    on December 15, 2014

    Jon
    from Fairtfield Illinois asked:
    December 14, 2014
    How are the batteries recharged?
    1 Answers
    you would have to remove the battery from the light and use the correct charger for the battery.
    Customer Service
    on December 15, 2014

    Shag
    from Las Vegas, NV asked:
    December 14, 2014
    Can the flashlight be stood up on its tail cap (i.e. as a lantern) or does the button stick past the guard?
    1 Answers
    Yes this flashlight can be stood up on its tail cap to be used like a lantern.
    Customer Service
    on December 16, 2014

    Jim
    from Austin, Texas asked:
    November 8, 2014
    replacement bulbs
    1 Answers
    These lights run on an LED bulb that has a life span of 50,000+ hours so you should have no issues with bulbs needing to be replaced. as well we do not currently offer replacement bulbs for this item quite yet.
    Customer Service
    on November 10, 2014

    William Ford
    from Park Hills, MO asked:
    October 27, 2014
    What are some of the flashlight holsters that you carry that are compatible with this light? Thanks!
    1 Answers
    Due to the extremely small size of this light because it is only a single cell light there are not really any holster options it is meant to be a pocket light.
    Customer Service
    on October 27, 2014

    godisalivinggod
    from ca asked:
    October 17, 2014
    I was wondering for example if when you lightly press the switch if it will shine or if you have to fully press the switch until it clicks on. And if it stays on the same setting that it was turned off. So, if I'm using low and I turn it off, do I have to cycle back through the settings until I get to the one I was using before I turned it off
    1 Answers
    This light does have a momentary switch and a click switch so you can lightly press to activate the light or fully press for continues power. as well the light does have a a memory function so if you turn the light off in low power than that is what the light would revert to when turning back on.
    Customer Service
    on October 21, 2014

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