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Flashlights vs Light Sticks

Comparing the Cost, Value & Performance of Your Emergency Light Options

It’s hard to operate in the dark – literally and figuratively. This is compounded by the fact that it’s near impossible to predict emergency situations. For many, emergency preparedness means stocking up on flashlights and batteries in case the lights go out. This approach leaves a lot to be desired.

What if we told you there was a better way?

We investigated the cost, value and performance of flashlights and light sticks and came up with the following comparison. You might be surprised with the results…


flashlight vs light stick infographic


While we won’t go as far as saying you should never buy another flashlight, we will go as far as saying that more people will have access to reliable light if you augment your emergency light planning with light sticks – this is undeniable. And when bright light is the difference between success and failure, there’s nothing more convenient, reliable or cost-effective than a light stick.

To get to know our light stick options and find out why they’re the most trusted in the world, visit our shop.

Cyalume, is a pioneer and world leader in chemical lighting solutions for tactical and safety applications. In fact, we invented the technology. Trusted by the US Military and government agencies for over 40 years, you can rest assured knowing that our products will perform when they are needed most – without question. All Cyalume products are expertly engineered and crafted in the USA to strict quality standards.

To download a full size PDF of this infographic, click here.