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UC3.400 User Guide
4300 Spyres Way
Modesto, CA, USA, 95356
Copyright © 2009, 5.11 Tactical
All rights reserved
Congratulations on your purchase of the UC3.400 Flashlight. The UC3.400 is
a rugged duty fl ashlight with unique technology. The revolutionary 90 second
recharge allows the user to maximize the fl ashlights incredible features. The
UC3.400 does not require batteries or replacement components. The UC3.400
consistently performs in a wide temperature range and is water resistant.
The UC3.400 will provide a lifetime of dependable service even in the most
I. Operating Instructions
A. On/Off Operations
The UC3.400 flashlight is operated with an on/off button pushed similarly to
a “computer mouse click”. The button can be clicked once for Standard
mode operation, twice for Strobe mode and held down for Peak mode. The
recharging of the flashlight is a simple process of inserting the flashlight into
the charging unit until it “snaps” into place. The “blue” LED indicator light on
top of the charging unit will display the recharge cycle performance.
There are multiple modes of operation with the UC3.400. You may activate the
various modes by pressing the button (I/O) on the flashlight.
1. Peak– From any mode, hold down button
2. Standard – single click
3. Strobe – double click
Click once from any mode to turn flashlight off.
B. Charging the UC3.400
1. Insert the connector end of the flashlight into the charger unit. The
automatic charging of the flashlight will commence once the flashlight
“snaps” into the final charging position.
2. The blue LED at the top of the charger will blink slowly then faster and
become solid as the flashlight reaches full charge. After ~90 seconds
when the blue LED is solid, the flashlight is ready to be used.
3. Remove the flashlight from the charger unit once recharge cycle is
The flashlight charger is designed to allow the flashlight to remain docked,
with no danger of damaging the flashlight.
Note: High Temperature Charging
Your flashlight Charger has automatic temperature overload protection.
Charging in high temperatures (defined as 120 degrees Fahrenheit or more)
will increase charge time slightly. This is normal and will ensure a prolonged
life of your flashlight.
C. Mounting your Flashlight (Automotive Mounting)
1. Select suitable location
for mounting, e.g. the
2. Using the attached template,
mark and drill 4 – ¼” holes.
3. Secure the back bracket to
the mounting location using
the screws provided.
4. Turn the power cord so that it
5. Remove the flashlight from the charger.
6. Clip the flashlight Charger to the mounting bracket by sliding it upward
and toward the mount wall. (Figure 1) Make sure to push the base of
the charger back until the securing tabs click into place.
7. Insert the plug into the vehicle’s cigarette lighter or 12V accessory
II. Care and Use of Flashlight and Charger
A. For optimal efficiency it is necessary to periodically inspect and
provide preventative maintenance on the UC3.400 flashlight.
If at any time the light becomes soiled, clean with a soft cloth
and mild detergent.
B. For lens cleaning use a gentle camera lens cleaner and cotton swab,
rub gently to remove any fingerprints on the lens.
C. It is imperative that chemicals and harsh abrasives not be used.
The lens should be only cleaned with a soft cloth.
D. This flashlight is not suitable for use in high pressure environments
such as deep sea diving.
E. DO NOT dismantle flashlight when cleaning.
F. Keep the charging rings clean and dirt free.
G. Keep foreign objects out of the charger base.
III. Safety Precautions
A. To avoid the risk of fire, electrical shock, or personal injury caused
by improper handling of the charger, please do not mix your original
UC3.400 charger with any other brand of flashlight and do not use any
other brand of charger with the UC3.400 flashlight.
B. Do not pull the lead of the charger when connecting / disconnecting
from the power supply.
C. If the charger is not in use, please disconnect it from the power supply.
D. Do not shine the light emitted from the flashlight directly into the eyes,
as this may cause sever damage to eye sight.
E. Make sure the flashlight system is disconnected from any other power
sources and turned off when performing any routine cleaning or
maintenance. Do not try to repair the unit or charger yourself. In case
of problems or questions, please contact the sales staff of 5.11, Inc or
F. The UC3.400 is not approved for use in hazardous atmospheres. It
is important that this light not be used in areas requiring explosion
IV. Cautions and Warnings
Although the UC3.400 Flashlight is designed to be water resistant, full
submersion of the flashlight is not recommended.
Should your flashlight experience product defects, please reference
our warranty information. Do not attempt to service the flashlight or
charger unit in any way. Do not insert metal objects into the connector;
doing so could result in personal harm or injury and permanent damage
to the unit.
V. Safe Disposal of Waste Electrical Products
If at any time in the future you should need to dispose of this product
or any part of this product, please note that waste electrical products
should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where
facilities exist and check with your local authority for disposal and
VI. Technical Specifications
60 minutes at 90 lumens, plus 60 minutes of
emergency light starting at 25 lumens
20 minutes at 270 lumens, plus 60 minutes of
emergency light starting at 25 lumens
-20º C to +40º C
Approx 90 Seconds
Flashlight Length: Approx 11.5” length
Approx 13” long by 8” wide by 3.75” deep
Conforms to: UL Std. 2089 and UL/ANSI Std. 60950-1
Certified to: CAN/CSA Std. C22.2 60950-1
Scope of Light for Life™ 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. Please note,
however, that 5.11 warrants the chargers for Light for Life™ products
for a period of one year from the date of purchase, but the chargers are
otherwise subject to the same terms and conditions of this warranty.
Exclusions from Coverage
Excluded from coverage under this warranty are the following:
special damages (although some states in the United States do
not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental
damages, so this exclusion might not apply to you).
THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY PROVIDED BY
5.11 RELATING TO THE PRODUCT AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW, 5.11 DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
What You Will Need to Do
To return a defective Product for warranty service, please take the
Light for Life FAQ section at www.511tactical.com/lightforlife for
locations and additional information regarding authorized repair
centers near you.
representatives at the following:
USA: 1.888.511.4LFL (4535) or LFLUS@511tactical.com
International: +46 40230080 or LFLEU@511tactical.com
responsibility for Products during shipment from the customer to our
Warranty Department and shipping charges are not refundable).
If 5.11 determines that the Product is defective, 5.11 will either replace the
Product or repair the Product. All determinations made by 5.11 will be within
5.11’s sole discretion and will be final.
All returns by 5.11 in the United States will be sent using ground shipping;
shipments being returned to a P.O. Box will be made using U.S. Mail. All
returns to international customers will be sent using standard shipping.
State and International Laws
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state in the United States and in other