December 2017 By Emergency Services Times Magazine
Product news - NightSearcher’s latest searchlight is an essential work companion
NightSearcherTM are a leading British Company specialising in the design and manufacture of LED lighting solutions from their Head Office in Hampshire, England, has recently launched ProStar, the company’s most powerful search and floodlight yet for the emergency services sector.
NightSearcher’s Managing Director, Colin Howard, designed his first range of specialist lighting products in 1989. These products initially equipped the uniform and emergency services sectors and the company quickly gained a reputation for delivery of reliable, quality products and customer service.
The range was soon expanded to include products for sectors such as industrial and utility, tactical and military and intrinsically safe. This move has clearly paid off - today, NightSearcher lighting solutions are distributed in over 30 countries, worldwide.
Winner of the coveted the Reddot Design award in 2016 for innovation and, most recently, a regional award for 2017 Business & Product Innovation, awarded by FSB and Worldpay.
The company is proud of its heritage supplying the emergency services.
NightSearcher, it seems have come full circle with their latest product offering: “ProStar”, their most powerful Search and Floodlight yet in that sector. The ProStar has been designed for both search and rescue and scenes of crime disciplines. The hand-held unit is able to stand on its end for elevated height and has an adjustable 90° tilting head. It comes complete with adjustable shoulder straps, which allow the user to remain hands free to carryout emergency tasks and its all neatly housed in a stylish grey and blue coloured hand held compact unit. It has up to 20 hours runtime on search mode and is protected by durable housing (impact resistant to 1.5 metres and ingress protection of IP65 rating), meaning it can certainly withstand hard knocks.
Two beam width setting make ProStar an ideal accessory for search and rescue, especially with its long-distance searchlight function of a 1000 metre beam. What’s more, 8000 lumens the wide-angled floodlight capability is perfectly suited for scenes of crime officers.
At a touch of a button, ProStar easily runs through a choice of nine sequential modes to include boost, search, flood, SOS, strobe and dimmable that are available in full, half and low.
Reliability and longevity
When the unit is switched on, the battery indicator will always illuminate, exhibiting colourful status lights. Supplied with a handy vehicle or wall mounting charging bracket, it uses a lightweight rechargeable Lithium-ion battery for reliability and longevity. The unit is fully charged in six hours. It comes supplied with an AC adaptor, charging base and shoulder strap with optional accessories, including a vehicle charger.
Overall, the ProStar is an essential emergency services work companion that is ideally suited to its sectors’ requirements.Back to list »