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PC3.300 User Guide
PC3.300 User Guide
For the best performance,
allow your light to charge for
a minimum of 24 hours before
routine use.
For enhanced performance for
the lifetime of your light, always
store the light in charging mode
on its charger when not in use.
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  • Page 1 PC3.300 User Guide PC3.300 User Guide For the best performance, allow your light to charge for a minimum of 24 hours before routine use. For enhanced performance for the lifetime of your light, always store the light in charging mode on its charger when not in use.
  • Page 2 5.11 Tactical 4300 Spyres Way Modesto, CA, USA, 95356 www.511Tactical.com Copyright © 2010, 5.11 Tactical, All rights reserved Light For Life™ Service Center Numbers: USA Call: 1-888-511-4LFL (4535), Europe Call: +46 40 467 388 TAC5382 5.10 PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 2...
  • Page 3 Congratulations on your purchase of the PC3.300 Flashlight. The PC3.300 Congratulations on your purchase of the PC3.300 Flashlight. The PC3.300 Congratulations on your purchase of the PC3.300 Flashlight. The PC3.300 Congratulations on your purchase of the PC3.300 Flashlight.
  • Page 4 A. On/Off Operations The PC3.300 flashlight is operated with a multi-function button There are multiple modes of operation with the PC3.300. You may activate the various modes by pressing the side or tail buttons (I/O) on the flashlight. Modes (depending on the type of configuration) Peak –...
  • Page 5 Unlike conventional flashlights, the Light for Life is designed to be stored in the charger when not in use, and in no way shortens or negatively affects its run-time or use.
  • Page 6 This steady blue light indicates the PC3.300 is fully charged and ready for use. The PC3.300 flashlight may be removed from the charger unit at any time during the charge cycle without negative effects. Removing the PC3.300 flashlight before the blue light turns a steady glow results in an incomplete charge and reduced flashlight run time.
  • Page 7 For questions, please contact the service team of 5.11 Tactical at (866) 451-1726 in the U.S. and +46 40 467 388 in Europe or an authorized distributor. PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 7 5/10/10 4:38 PM...
  • Page 8 D. Hardwiring Installation Instructions The Light For Life charging unit is a sophisticated power management ™ device. When actively charging the flashlight, there are periods of moderate current consumption throughout the 90 sec recharge cycle. In order to ensure reliable operation, all of the connections from the charger to the vehicle’s 12 volt power source must be solid, secure, and perform...
  • Page 9 1. Although the flashlight is designed to be water resistant, do not submerge it in water. 2. Prevent the charger from prolonged or extensive exposure to water. A wet flashlight from the rain is fine to be placed in the charger, but PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 9 5/10/10 4:38 PM...
  • Page 10: Safety Precautions

    CAUTION The PC3.300 flashlight is not classified as intrinsically safe, meaning it is not approved for use in hazardous atmospheres. It is important that the PC3.300 flashlight not be used in areas requiring explosion proof lighting.
  • Page 11 Do not shine the flashlight directly into the eyes as this may cause severe damage to eyesight. CAUTION Although the PC3.300 Flashlight is designed to be splash-proof, full submer- sion of the flashlight is not recommended. All use not in conformance with instructions will void warranty.
  • Page 12: Technical Specifications

    +46 40 467 388 in Europe. IV. Safe Disposal of Waste Electrical Products If at any time in the future you should need to dispose of the PC3.300 flashlight or any of its parts, please note that waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste.
  • Page 13: Warranty And Service Information

    Certified to: CAN/CSA Std. C22.2 60950-1 VII. Warranty and Service Information Light For Life™ Limited Warranty 5.11, Inc. (“5.11”) warrants each Light For Life product (“Product”) sold ® by 5.11 or its authorized dealers to be free of defects in materials or workmanship for as long as you own the Product, or for the maximum period allowed by the laws of your jurisdiction, if less.
  • Page 14 P.O. Box will be made using U.S. Mail. All returns to international customers will be sent using standard shipping. Please note that this guarantee does not affect our statutory rights. PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 14 5/10/10 4:38 PM...
  • Page 15: Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: May I leave the flashlight on the charger when not in use? Would this cause any problems with the longevity of the capacitors’ charging PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 15 5/10/10 4:38 PM...
  • Page 16 A: Because the capacitors contain no heavy metals (they contain mostly carbon and aluminum), never need to be replaced, and use less energy to charge, the Light for Life flashlights are the most environmentally-friendly flashlights on the market. The capacitors will last over 10 years without replacement, so they won’t be thrown away and add to the 179,000 tons of...
  • Page 17 A: The PC3.300 is currently not rated as intrinsically safe. Q: May the flashlight be used in IDLH atmospheres? A: The PC3.300 is currently not rated to be used in IDLH atmospheres. IDLH means “immediate danger of life & health,” which is a safety term for environments that may have reduced oxygen levels and possible toxic condi- tions.
  • Page 18 It is either on or off. Q: What are the physical dimensions of the PC3.300? A: The PC3.300 is approximately 8.75 inches long, is 2.0 inches wide at the lens, has a barrel diameter of 1.2 inches, and weighs approximately 10 ounces.
  • Page 19 3. Strobe - double click. 1. Peak - from any mode, hold down button, release button from any mode and flashlight turns off. 2. Standard – single click. 3. Low Light – double click. PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 19 5/10/10 4:38 PM...
  • Page 20 AC networks. The flashlight charges in a 12-volt DC car adapter plug or in a universal AC adapter that plugs into a standard wall socket available for U.S., U.K., and E.U. sockets. PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 20 5/10/10 4:39 PM...
  • Page 21 The low-light PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 21 5/10/10 4:39 PM...
  • Page 22 Q: May I use rechargeable batteries in my flashlight? A: No. Q: How do I install my car adaptor for the flashlight? A: Please refer to the User Guide instruction booklet included with your flashlight. PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 22 5/10/10 4:39 PM...
  • Page 23 Typically if you turn the flashlight on to demonstrate it’s a working device and communicate that there are capacitors inside the flashlight in- stead of batteries, the security team clears the flashlight for air transit inside the cabin. PC3.300 User Guide TAC5382_PC3300_userGuide_510.indd 23 5/10/10 4:39 PM...
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