The brightest light you’ll never see: 1 Million Candlepower IR Spotlight

Ed Steele May 28, 2004 1

While we’re on the subject of night vision, here’s the gadget to keep in the glove compartment of your Spy Hunter Interceptor right next to your night vision goggles. Most of you may be familiar with the high-intensity spotlights you can use to annoy and blind your friends and neighbors with, but this particular spotlight emits one million candlepower of infrared light which is invisible to the naked eye. To everyone else, it’s still Pitch Black. To you with your night vision goggles on (and Riddick his eyes with the “shine job”) the night is now lit up like a desert planet with three suns at triple high noon.
1 Million Candlepower Infrared Spotlight from

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  1. Keith May 30, 2004 at 9:16 am -

    Whoever uses this, had better hope that the other side doesn’t have an infrared missile. That infrared spotlight probably makes for a very visible target… 😉