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Fenix  |  SKU: PD36-TAC

Fenix PD36 TAC LED Torch

£114.90

The Fenix PD36 TAC is specifically designed for Military and Law Enforcement professionals and features an all metal tactical tail switch that has a magnetic rotary collar to easily change between tactical, duty and lockout modes.

Utilising a Luminus SST70 LED it offers a maximum output of 3000 lumens on turbo and throws the beam up to 274 metres, providing an excellent combination of output and distance.

Fenix's latest Advanced Pulse Frequency signal transmission technology uses a digital switch signal instead of the usual current signal to greatly increase reliability. Combined with patented mechanical switches this allows Fenix to create a smaller, more efficient light that is much less prone to switching interference than similar magnetic tail cap systems.

It is powered using the included Fenix 21700 5000 mAh USB rechargeable lithium-ion battery which is charged outside of the torch via the USB-C charging port on the battery itself using the included USB-C charging cable for fast charging. Simply plug the USB-C end of the cable into the battery and the standard USB-A end into a USB power source to begin charging. A red light will illuminate on the battery to show charging is in progress, and turn blue once charging is complete.

Only the included ARB-L21-5000U battery or ARB-L21-4000P battery are compatible for use with the

Two user modes are available, with different outputs available in each mode. In tactical mode the user will have access to high and strobe only, and in duty mode all outputs of eco, low, mid, high, turbo and strobe are accessible. The rotary collar below the tail switch allows the user to select the mode by turning it clockwise for tactical mode or anticlockwise for duty mode.

When tactical mode is selected half press the button for momentary high access or fully press the button for constant high access. In duty mode half press for momentary operation, or continually half press to cycle through eco, low, mid, high, turbo and fully press in the switch to constantly turn the torch on at the desired output. Once on, the modes can also be cycled through with half presses and a full press will turn the torch off.

Strobe can be accessed from either tactical or duty by fully pressing and holding the button for 0.8 seconds. To exit strobe either half press to return to the previous brightness or fully press the button to turn the torch off.

If left in the centre position the torch will be in lockout mode and the button will not work. The torch can be put into the locked position while the torch is turned on to lock in that output to ensure the light stays on and the tail switch cannot be accidentally pressed and change mode, or alternatively with the light off the torch will be locked in the off position to prevent accidental activation when not in use.

Intelligent overheat protection will lower the output of the torch if the temperature reaches 60°C in order to cool the torch and prevent damage from overheating. Once the torch has cooled the high mode can be selected again. If the battery voltage drops below the preset level the torch is programmed to downshift to a lower brightness level until eco output is reached, at which point the light will flash 3 times every 5 minutes to remind you to recharge or replace your battery.

The pocket clip allows easy attachment to a pocket, clothing or backpack and the included holster and lanyard make carrying it easy.

Product Features

Tactical tail switch and magnetic rotary mode selection collar
Tactical and duty modes for flexible use
Low voltage warning function
Lockout mode to prevent accidental activation
Reverse polarity protection
Over heat protection

Operational Modes

Eco: 30 lumens; 160 hours run-time; 25 m beam range
Low: 150 lumens; 18 hours, 45 minutes run-time; 59 m beam range
Mid: 350 lumens; 10 hours, 10 minutes run-time; 92 m beam range
High (tactical mode): 2000 lumens; 3 hours, 10 minutes run-time; 225 m beam range
High (Duty mode): 1000 lumens; 3 hours, 15 minutes run-time; 160 m beam range
Turbo: 3000 lumens; 1 hour, 30 minutes run-time; 274 m beam range*
Strobe: 1600 lumens

Note: *The turbo output is measured at total run-time, including output at reduced levels due to temperature or the built-in protection mechanism.

Tested in laboratory conditions to ANSI/PLATO FL1 standard using 1 x Fenix ARB-L21-5000U 21700 lithium-ion rechargeable battery under the temperature of 21±3°C and humidity of 50% - 80%. Results may vary between torch, battery and environments.


Technical Details

Type: Hand held rechargeable LED torch
Operating Modes: Eco / Low / Mid / High / Turbo / Strobe
Luminous Flux: Up to 3000 lumens
Lamp Type: Luminus SST70 LED
Beam Range: Up to 274 m
Batteries Required: 1 x ARB-L21-5000U (included) or 1 x ARB-L21-4000P
Overall Length: 140 mm
Head Diameter: 26.5 mm
Body Diameter: 25.4 mm
Weight: 92 grams (excluding battery)
Body Colour: Black
Body Material: A6061-T6 aluminium
Body Finish: Premium type III hard anodised anti-abrasive finish
Reflector: Smooth for excellent beam throw
Switch Type: Tactical tail switch and rotary mode switch
Impact Resistance: 1 m
Environmental: Waterproof and dust resistant to IP68 Standard (2 m)
Warranty: 5 years (torch), 1 year (battery)


Packaging and Contents

Supplied in retail packaging and includes:
Fenix PD36 TAC LED torch x 1
Fenix ARB-L21-5000U USB lithium-ion battery x 1
USB-C to USB-A charging cable x 1
Lanyard x 1
Holster x 1
Spare O-ring x 1
Manual x 1


Customer Reviews

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Peter F.
Best all round EDC

This is the perfect all round EDC. Top notch performance, ergonomics, build quality and power plus a superb fail safe mechanical lock out function. The batteries are charged outside the torch, eliminating the need for an external charging input, which can be a weakness long term.Exemplary customer service from Torch Direct as always.

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Simon Y.
Too bright!! But brilliant

First try and I really dazzled myself. Huge output. Then turned switch to other setting to get all levels and they are great. The lowest is still brighter than many. Beam quality good. Strobe good. Solid construction. Recommended.

Fenix PD36 TAC LED Torch
Fenix

Fenix PD36 TAC LED Torch

£114.90

The Fenix PD36 TAC is specifically designed for Military and Law Enforcement professionals and features an all metal tactical tail switch that has a magnetic rotary collar to easily change between tactical, duty and lockout modes.

Utilising a Luminus SST70 LED it offers a maximum output of 3000 lumens on turbo and throws the beam up to 274 metres, providing an excellent combination of output and distance.

Fenix's latest Advanced Pulse Frequency signal transmission technology uses a digital switch signal instead of the usual current signal to greatly increase reliability. Combined with patented mechanical switches this allows Fenix to create a smaller, more efficient light that is much less prone to switching interference than similar magnetic tail cap systems.

It is powered using the included Fenix 21700 5000 mAh USB rechargeable lithium-ion battery which is charged outside of the torch via the USB-C charging port on the battery itself using the included USB-C charging cable for fast charging. Simply plug the USB-C end of the cable into the battery and the standard USB-A end into a USB power source to begin charging. A red light will illuminate on the battery to show charging is in progress, and turn blue once charging is complete.

Only the included ARB-L21-5000U battery or ARB-L21-4000P battery are compatible for use with the

Two user modes are available, with different outputs available in each mode. In tactical mode the user will have access to high and strobe only, and in duty mode all outputs of eco, low, mid, high, turbo and strobe are accessible. The rotary collar below the tail switch allows the user to select the mode by turning it clockwise for tactical mode or anticlockwise for duty mode.

When tactical mode is selected half press the button for momentary high access or fully press the button for constant high access. In duty mode half press for momentary operation, or continually half press to cycle through eco, low, mid, high, turbo and fully press in the switch to constantly turn the torch on at the desired output. Once on, the modes can also be cycled through with half presses and a full press will turn the torch off.

Strobe can be accessed from either tactical or duty by fully pressing and holding the button for 0.8 seconds. To exit strobe either half press to return to the previous brightness or fully press the button to turn the torch off.

If left in the centre position the torch will be in lockout mode and the button will not work. The torch can be put into the locked position while the torch is turned on to lock in that output to ensure the light stays on and the tail switch cannot be accidentally pressed and change mode, or alternatively with the light off the torch will be locked in the off position to prevent accidental activation when not in use.

Intelligent overheat protection will lower the output of the torch if the temperature reaches 60°C in order to cool the torch and prevent damage from overheating. Once the torch has cooled the high mode can be selected again. If the battery voltage drops below the preset level the torch is programmed to downshift to a lower brightness level until eco output is reached, at which point the light will flash 3 times every 5 minutes to remind you to recharge or replace your battery.

The pocket clip allows easy attachment to a pocket, clothing or backpack and the included holster and lanyard make carrying it easy.

Product Features

Tactical tail switch and magnetic rotary mode selection collar
Tactical and duty modes for flexible use
Low voltage warning function
Lockout mode to prevent accidental activation
Reverse polarity protection
Over heat protection

Operational Modes

Eco: 30 lumens; 160 hours run-time; 25 m beam range
Low: 150 lumens; 18 hours, 45 minutes run-time; 59 m beam range
Mid: 350 lumens; 10 hours, 10 minutes run-time; 92 m beam range
High (tactical mode): 2000 lumens; 3 hours, 10 minutes run-time; 225 m beam range
High (Duty mode): 1000 lumens; 3 hours, 15 minutes run-time; 160 m beam range
Turbo: 3000 lumens; 1 hour, 30 minutes run-time; 274 m beam range*
Strobe: 1600 lumens

Note: *The turbo output is measured at total run-time, including output at reduced levels due to temperature or the built-in protection mechanism.

Tested in laboratory conditions to ANSI/PLATO FL1 standard using 1 x Fenix ARB-L21-5000U 21700 lithium-ion rechargeable battery under the temperature of 21±3°C and humidity of 50% - 80%. Results may vary between torch, battery and environments.


Technical Details

Type: Hand held rechargeable LED torch
Operating Modes: Eco / Low / Mid / High / Turbo / Strobe
Luminous Flux: Up to 3000 lumens
Lamp Type: Luminus SST70 LED
Beam Range: Up to 274 m
Batteries Required: 1 x ARB-L21-5000U (included) or 1 x ARB-L21-4000P
Overall Length: 140 mm
Head Diameter: 26.5 mm
Body Diameter: 25.4 mm
Weight: 92 grams (excluding battery)
Body Colour: Black
Body Material: A6061-T6 aluminium
Body Finish: Premium type III hard anodised anti-abrasive finish
Reflector: Smooth for excellent beam throw
Switch Type: Tactical tail switch and rotary mode switch
Impact Resistance: 1 m
Environmental: Waterproof and dust resistant to IP68 Standard (2 m)
Warranty: 5 years (torch), 1 year (battery)


Packaging and Contents

Supplied in retail packaging and includes:
Fenix PD36 TAC LED torch x 1
Fenix ARB-L21-5000U USB lithium-ion battery x 1
USB-C to USB-A charging cable x 1
Lanyard x 1
Holster x 1
Spare O-ring x 1
Manual x 1

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