NITECORE Store Everyday Carry Gift Guide 2018

If the idea behind everyday carry means staying prepared for any occasion, these NITECORE flashlights easily fit the bill and put powerfully convenient light at your fingertips. From ultra compact keychain flashlights to full-size flashlights you can still comfortably pocket carry, our EDC Gift Guide covers all the new releases as well as best-selling favorites […]

What Makes NITECORE Keychain Flashlights Stand Out From the Crowd?

You might be thinking: “What do I need a keychain light for? I have a flashlight on my cell phone!”  And you’re right, most smartphones can easily be turned into a mini flashlight with the camera flash LED. In a pinch, this light can do the trick, too. However, what happens when you need to […]

NITECORE Battery Chargers: Which Charger is Right for You?

Why NITECORE Chargers There are plenty of options out there for battery chargers, so we understand what it means when you pick NITECORE to power your gear. These are just a few reasons why we stand out above the competition: Intelligent Charging All NITECORE chargers feature intelligent circuitry to automatically detect your battery and apply […]

Meet NITECORE’s Line of Camera Battery Chargers

In the Fall of 2017, NITECORE began introducing camera battery chargers to our line up of high quality charging products. With these chargers designed to meet the needs of busy photographers at home and on the road, we’ve been quietly expanding the models and brands supported ever since. If you’re looking to supplement or replace […]

Ditch the External Charger for Built-in Rechargeable Flashlights

Rechargeable flashlights take care of one of the most important parts of any torch: staying powered. Gone are the days of disposable batteries that you toss after each use. Many modern flashlights support some sort of rechargeable battery while many even go a step farther and include complete charging support built-in. Although these flashlights will […]

3 Reasons to Pack an LED Lantern for Your Next Camping Trip

As much as we love flashlights, we can be honest that it’s not always the best lighting choice. Many of our flashlights are designed with a bright, focused center which can be great for illuminating objects in the distance but not so much when you get up close. Headlamps can be a good alternative with […]

4 Tips for Picking Out the Best Headlamp for Any Situation

Who needs a headlamp? If you ask us who needs a headlamp, our simple answer is everyone! As much as we love flashlights for their portability and convenience, the same is double for headlamps. Add in the fact that your hands are completely free to work and play, and a headlamp becomes a no-brainer for […]

NITECORE Store Guide to Buying Li-ion Batteries

Why use li-ion batteries in your flashlight? If you’re new to LED flashlights, you may be wondering why it seems like every flashlight these days uses li-ion cells. Although flashlights, lanterns and headlamps are still made that can run on the more commonly sourced AA or AAA cells, the days of the C and D […]

Rain, Sleet, Snow and What Your Flashlight’s Waterproof Rating Means

With about 71% of the Earth’s surface covered in water, you’re bound to run into some wet situations in your adventures. It’s important to know what sort of weather (or puddles!) your flashlight can tolerate in order to keep your gear in top working condition. If you’ve ever puzzled at what the different waterproof ratings […]

The Anatomy of a Flashlight Beam

Perhaps one of the trickiest things about buying a flashlight online is not knowing how the beam will look until it arrives at your door. Fortunately, with a little bit of knowledge, you can get a pretty good idea of the beam pattern your flashlight will produce just by reading the manufacturer specifications. Keep reading […]