Milwaukee M12 Packout Flood Light Joins Their Modular Storage Accessory Lineup
In recent years, we’ve seen Milwaukee make some big pushes towards expanding their Packout Modular Storage System to help make the workday a little easier. The line includes assorted storage boxes, interchangeable work surfaces, and 2-wheeled carts for easy transport on the jobsite. Now, they’re expanding their line of portable lighting solutions with the M12 Packout Flood Light.
Milwaukee M12 Packout Flood Light Performance
- Model: Milwaukee 2356
- Light Output: 1400 Lumens
- Modes: Low/Med/High
- Runtime: 4 hrs (High)
Milwaukee’s Packout Flood light is a compact, on-the-go lighting solution for homeowners and busy professionals. It’s compatible with their modular storage tool system so you can lock it in place and take it wherever you’re working.
The light panel pulls double duty by swiveling 300° horizontally and pivoting vertically 180° to direct 1400 lumens of Milwaukee’s Trueview LED light right where you need it. Additionally, Milwaukee tells us to expect around 4 hours of constant runtime on high with an M12 XC 4.0Ah battery.
Milwaukee M12 Packout Flood Light Design Notes
- Power Source: Milwaukee M12 battery
- Weight: 5.6 lbs (bare), 6.6 lbs (with 4.0Ah battery)
- Dimensions (LxWxH): 15.25 x 9.75 x 4.75 in.
- Environmental Rating: IP54
- Warranty: 5 year
Keeping in line with Milwaukee’s other Packout boxes, this light features drop-rated construction and sealed compartments which provide its IP54 rating. The built-in storage compartment includes two small removable containers to optimize space and help keep small parts and fasteners organized.
For added convenience, this light allows you to charge your devices using the 2.1 Amp USB-A and USB-C ports located inside the storage compartment.
- LED battery gauge
- Folding carrying handle
Milwaukee M12 Packout Flood Light Price
This M12 Flood Light will hit the shelves of your local Milwaukee retailer in March of 2023 with a price tag of $129 for the bare tool. Milwaukee backs the tool body with a 5-year warranty and offers an additional limited lifetime warranty on the LED components.
The Bottom Line
Milwaukee already has a wide array of lighting solutions across their battery platforms that are tailored to the needs of specific trades. This first-generation M12 Packout Flood Light is a great option for busy Pros who need a bright and convenient work light that goes along wherever the job takes them. If you already utilize Milwaukee’s Packout storage systems, this isn’t something you’ll want to pass up.
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