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SureFire Has Unveiled The New P2X Fury Flashlight Featuring IntelliBeam Technology

SureFire has recently announced their new auto-adjusting P2X Fury with IntelliBeam Technology. The full release can be read below:

SureFire Unveils World’s Finest Auto-Adjusting Flashlight: The New Fury With IntelliBeam Technology


Fountain Valley, CA — SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, is releasing its first auto-adjusting flashlight—an IntelliBeam™ version of the popular P2X Fury. This new Fury with proprietary IntelliBeam™ Technology (P2XIB)­ features an intelligent sensor and microprocessor-based system that continuously and seamlessly adjusts light output by constantly evaluating your surroundings. This model always delivers the right amount of light for the task at hand.


This cutting-edge technology also helps preserve dark-adapted vision by evaluating the environment before turning on, so it never activates on high in close quarters. If you’re in an open field, you’ll get all 600 lumens. If you’re prepping gear or loading a vehicle, it will dial in the necessary output based on the environmental feedback it receives, down to as little as 15 lumens. Just press or click the tailcap switch to engage this auto-adjusting mode. To override this mode, simply return to off and press or click again within one second to activate the max-output/tactical mode. This second press or click locks in all 600 lumens where maximum output is needed. The P2XIB defaults to IntelliBeam mode when it’s off for more than one second.


The P2X Fury with IntelliBeam Technology—like all Fury models—uses a high-performance LED to deliver its broad, intense light that’s focused by its reflector into a smooth, wide beam with a bright central area and generous peripheral light. The high-strength aerospace aluminum body is knurled to provide a comfortable yet secure grip and it is hard anodized to military specifications (Mil-Spec Type III) for extreme resistance to abrasion and corrosion.


The P2XIB is powered by two 123A lithium batteries (included) and has a MSRP of $229. It’s available for purchase via authorized SureFire dealers, by visiting, or by calling SureFire at 800-828-8809.


13 Responses to “SureFire Has Unveiled The New P2X Fury Flashlight Featuring IntelliBeam Technology”

  1. ZP says:

    If this works as advertised (and knowing Surefire it probably does) this is truly innovative. It’s refreshing to see a new idea that can have tangible benefits in energy storage and elegant simplicity.

  2. rearmount says:

    Looks great Surefire! But why? This seems like a solution searching for a problem.

    Please, let’s also get a push for getting simple, affordable, and durable lights out there so your average cop, .mil, fireman, etc. can afford it. The Fury series is a good starting point to get 500 lumen lights with Surefire quality around the $100 mark.

    That cop watch…come on, how many cops out there actually have one that they bought on their own dime? I could buy handguns for that price.

    I know contracts are drying up and growth has declined compared to the past few years, but if you just listen to your core customer base, I think you’ll be happy with the outcome. Hopefully we’ll be seeing that new pistol light come out soon.

    Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a Surefire basher. I own over a dozen lights. But it’s frustrating to see a company trying to come out with the newest and lastest whiz-bang light that the majority of your target customer base probably won’t ever use.

  3. 96C says:

    I use an A2Z at work because it has two functional light outputs.
    2211 wrist strap for search warrants only.
    E2L Outdoorsman AA day to day
    P2X Fury at home in the drawer
    We used the Helmet lights overseas and 6PLED / G2LED’s running filters.

    Have only ever used Surefire out of principal because it’s not crap and it works. If you get it issued, good. If you have to pay for it then rest assured they’re good products.

    Things have come a LONG way from my first incandescent G2 nitrolon torch and the original 6P I was issued that still works…

    Always pushing forward, Intellibeam will be a good thing especially for LEO street work.
    Intercepting a vehicle for example, stepping out of the car into open air you want maximum light to see what you’re walking up on, when you’ve made things safe and you’re face to face, you don’t want 500 lumens eye slaying your customers, if it’ll step back to something more PC and less offensive then that’s fantastic.

    Especially with the manual override, without that this torch would be a paperweight.

    Good work SF.

  4. Mike says:

    This is certainly an interesting idea, and I hope SF is successful with it. With that having been said I think coming out with an alternative control setup would widen the appeal for this light. Specifically, when I hit the tailcap on a flashlight I want to have the maximum illumination it is capable of; having to cycle through even one button press relegates this to a secondary, admin light for me.

    Adding a second button around the base of the tailcap which activates the “intellibeam” function and leaving the button on the tailcap’s base dedicated to constant, maximum lumens would bring significantly increased functionality. Doing so would allow the user to definitively choose between the routine light output needed for their particular situation and an “oh SH&t” moment where you want all the light at once.

    Just my .02. My old conversion tailcap from TNVC for my legacy G2 works kind of like what I just described above and I think it’s a great solution.

    • Casey says:

      This is why I liked the switchology of the R1 – you could program the side switch for low mode, but the tailcap was always max power. Worked phenomenally well. The upcoming R2 looks like an improvement on that design, with a rotary switch around the tailcap for adjustable intensity, but pressing the tailcap switch itself always provides maximum output.

  5. M says:


    More useless innovation from Surefire!

    How about they keep all of the Buck Rodgers gadgetry, and just make simple lights with clicky tail cap switches, again.

    • SSD says:

      That’s what everyone else does.

      • ThatBlueFalcon says:

        Yeah, but instead of trying to excel at random innovation, maybe they should continue to produce solid, reliable lights that do something useful (unlike, say, the wrist watch light).

        Executive series? Good.
        G2 series? Good.
        Fury? Great.
        U-series? Great.
        V-series? Great, but can we get white light in 500lumens to match the U-series as well? That’s development that’s useful!
        XC1? Please don’t screw this up!

        There’s a trend there – simple, easy to use lights which happen to be durable (the XC1 is tacked on there simply because it looks to follow the same pattern) and perfectly fill a need.

        Whiz-bang Buck Rodgers sensors and tailcaps that don’t work intuitively aren’t what we need. Less stuff to go wrong is never a bad idea.

        Surefire makes the most solid lights on the market, with Streamlight not far behind, IMO. Surefire is losing their way and getting lost in high tech fantasy land. There’s a difference between genuine innovation and making stuff because it looks neat.

      • Scooter says:

        And that’s why everyone else is kicking the shit out of Surefire.

    • mike says:

      It’s a good thing you don’t work for surefire. It’s because of their “random innovation” that lumen counts are as high as they are in the industry, that lasers are weapon-mounted, that lights are weapon-mounted, and that both of those things sip power compared to the previous “random innovation” pieces Surefire came out with.

      All of this “random innovation” that you scoff at CREATED this industry and gave everyone with the simple clicky caps a shoulder to read over.

  6. Steindor says:

    For those interested in the “tech” behind it, there have been a few headlamps released with the same automatic light-adjusting technology (Petzl NAO, to name one.)

    One reviewer of said headlamp (GingerRunner on youtube) commented that the “fog” from his breath in colder temps confused the light sensor and the headlamp was constantly fluctuating it’s output from high to low. I’m not certain of the applicability of this concern to the SureFire light, but thought it was worth mentioning.

  7. Mohican says:

    I am pretty dumb so I don’t understand the reasons behind that innovative feature.

    If I want a low light output in a handheld flashlight I would choose those models that allow that. In other cases I want the full power light whenever I switch on my flashlight.

    If the flashlight is mounted in a rifle I will switch on the flashlight when it’s dark and I need to scan and assess my surroundings, so I need full power, because more light means I see more and better even in CQB. Besides, the flashlight can be pretty intelligent but I guess it won’t know how much light I need at any moment. Maybe I need to see far away or inside a building from the outside.

    Why Aimpoint doesn’t use a self-adjusted dot?

    • CRH says:

      I feel obligated to chime in here. I am going to have to whole heartedly agree with some of the previous readers on both sides of this coin. Surefire created high performance purpose built lights on guns and yes in the past their innovation was a force to be reckoned with. That said back in the day surefire had talented end users in the SOF and LEO communities to advise them on product R&D. Unfortunately these days they have eliminated nearly all their talented staff while Surefire still builds great products they fall horribly short on true innovation. This looks like another huge fail in the making just like the watch light. John Matthews is a great human being and has undoubtedly saved thousands of lives mine included with his products, but to be quite frank he needs to retire. At close to 90 years old I have little faith that he has a firm grasp on what current endusers require in the field. This light is an over engineered solution searching for a problem. If I am clearing a room or other enclosed space where someone is potentially waiting to kill me, I want all 600 lumens. Dual output lights are great for multi-use functionality but Surefire has yet to get the switching right. This light will take them years to engineer and release and it will undoubtedly be priced ridiculously.