Coast HP6 Torch


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The Coast HP6 High Performance LED torch is a great choice for those who want a bright torch with a slim profile. A quick cycle switch allows you to select between a high output setting of 170 lumens or a low output of 34 lumens allowing you to choose the right level for your application. The Pure Beam Focusing Optic System with Fingertip Speed Focus Control provides superior beam consistency from spot to flood, with no dark rings typically associated with focusing torches.

The Bulls Eye spot beam pattern gives you a great focused spot with a maximum beam distance of 104 meters (341 feet), while producing an outer ring of flood light which allows you to see a broader area to the sides. Coasts Beam Lock System allows users to easily lock in their desired beam. Built tough, an impact-resistant, lightweight aluminium casing resists rust and corrosion. Tested and rated to ANSI/FL1 standards, the HP6 also features an unbreakable LED and rubberised O-ring for reliable water resistance and durability. Backed by Coast’s lifetime guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship.

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Coast HP6 Torch

Tested and rated to ANSI/FL1 standards by an independent laboratory, the HP6 torch boasts the following features;

  • Light output:
    • High – 170 lumens
    • Low – 34 lumens
  • Runtime:
    • High – 5 hours;
    • Low – 45 hours 15 minutes
  • Beam distance:
    • High – 104 metres (341 ft);
    • Low – 35 metres (114 ft)
  • 2 X AA batteries (included)
  • Cyclone™ Heat Sink System
  • Aluminium casing with Rubber rear on/off switch
  • Impact and water resistant


  • 130g including batteries (approx.)


  • 16.8cm (approx.)


  • Body; 2cm (approx.)
  • Bezel; 2.75cm (approx.)


ANSI FL1 Torch standards explained

Buying a new torch, headlamp or lantern these days can be confusing at best. The problem is that there has not been any standardization in the reporting of performance standards of lights from the many manufacturers in the market. A variety of terms such as wattage, candlepower and lumens have been used to measure light output and the method of measuring battery run time was not standardized. This made it nearly impossible to compare features of products produced by different manufacturers.

To help alleviate the confusion, a group of the leading companies in the industry joined together to create a new standard of specifications for the portable lighting industry. The resulting ANSI FL1 torch standards spell out very specific methods of testing for each feature under controlled laboratory conditions, and will ensure that any light produced by any manufacturer that has adopted the standards can be easily compared for performance and features. Below is a set of icons that participating manufacturers will be using on their packaging and marketing materials along with a description of each specification that each one symbolizes.

FL1 Standard Light Output – Total light output measured in lumens. Lumens has become the most commonly used unit of measure for total light output in portable lighting devices such as torch, headlamps and lanterns. Wattage, on the other hand, is a measurement of power consumption, not light output. With today’s super efficient LED technology, it’s very possible to have a 1 watt LED torch with a greater light output than another torch with a higher wattage rating, particularly if the higher wattage light source is less efficient.

FL1 Standard Beam Distance – The distance, measured in meters, at which the light projects a useful amount of light, measured at 0.25 lux. (0.25 lux is approximately the equivalent of light emitted from a full moon “on a clear night in an open field.”)

FL1 Standard Runtime – Tested with fresh batteries from 30 seconds after the light is turned on until the light output reaches 10% of the initial measurement.

FL1 Standard Beam Intensity – The brightest point in the beam measured in candela. Candela is the modern unit of measure for light intensity replacing the now-obsolete unit known as candlepower. Although candlepower was replaced by candela in 1948, it is still in common use.

FL1 Standard Impact Resistance – The height, measured in meters, from which the light can be dropped onto cured concrete and still work properly. Dropped samples cannot have any visible cracks or breaks and must remain fully functional to receive this rating.

FL1 Standard Water Resistance IPX – This icon indicates an IPX4 rating which means the sample is tested against splashing water from all angles. If this test is performed it must be done after impact resistance testing is completed to ensure water resistance under real-life conditions.

FL1 Standard Water Resistance Submersion – Water submersion depth rating, measured in meters. This icon indicates at least an IPX7 rating which means the sample is submerged to a minimum of 1 meter depth for 30 minutes. If this test is performed it must be done after impact resistance testing is completed to ensure water resistance under real-life conditions.

Whether you’re looking for a light for your workshop, camping and outdoor use, emergency use, or just around the house, you’re sure to get the best torch, headlamp, or lantern to suit your needs by comparing lights that use the ANSI FL1 torch standards in their packaging and advertising.

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