Viridian’s Iconic, Completely Redesigned Rechargeable C Series Line is More Powerful Than Ever & Shipping NOW
May 15, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 11, 2023 – Viridian Weapon Technologies has reintroduced the original green laser and light C Series lineup. The enhanced line is made up of the brightest and best green lasers and tactical lights on the market. Taking the industry’s original green laser to the next level, the all new rechargeable C Series is now available for shipping.

The series includes the C5™, C5L ™, CTL ™ and CTL+ ™. Each is powered by a rechargeable battery and comes with Viridian’s new quick-release mobile power system, SAFECHARGE™. SAFECHARGE provides unmatched convenience and an innovative recharge process ensuring your C Series is ready when you need it most.

“The original C5L put Viridian on the map. We’re thrilled to announce the new and improved C Series line is now available for shipping,” said Viridian President and CEO, Brian Hedeen. “After almost 20 years, we are proud to pioneer the world of weapon lasers and lights with our technological advancements and continued commitment to innovation. Our SAFECHARGE rechargeable power system is a game changer, and we’re honored to finally get these accessories into the hands of civilians, military, and law enforcement professionals.”

The reintroduced C Series lasers feature Viridian’s advanced INSTANT-ON ® technology, a new Holster Retention Feature for compatibility never seen before, and adjustable universal rail mounts. The new and improved series includes:

The C5: It’s Not Just a Laser, It’s a Legacy

With a smaller size profile and a host of new features, the all-new C5 is officially reintroduced as the best pistol laser ever built. The tiny C5 packs in the industry-leading features you expect from Viridian. With a MSRP of $149.00 and weighing in at under 2oz, the C5 fits perfectly between your firearm’s muzzle and trigger guard.

The C5L: The Return of the G.O.A.T

The C5L started it all as the first ever compact green laser sight. Loaded with features that place it as the leader of the pack once again, the all-new accessory is back and better than ever. Maintaining a small footprint with a MSRP of $229, the classic C5L continues to usher in a new era of visibility.

The CTL: Tiny but Mighty

The new CTL is the smallest, most versatile tactical weapon light on the market. It boasts a 525-lumen peak output, 60 minutes of run time and weighs in at 1.73oz. With a MSRP of $109, this small yet strong light is a force to be reckoned with.

The CTL+: Where Performance Meets Functionality

As the most powerful weapon light ever built by Viridian, the CTL+ represents the ideal blend of performance and functionality. Kicking out 1,100 blinding lumens and up to 60 minutes of run time. With a MSRP of $149, CTL+ is capable of handling any of your low light situations.

SAFECHARGE: Mobile Power Supply

Viridian’s new patent pending SAFECHARGE system is the ultra-convenient rechargeable power source that ensures your Viridian accessory is ready when you are. Simply place the Viridian accessory near SAFECHARGE and attach the magnetic charging connector. The system automatically wakes up, charging the Viridian accessory, and shuts off when full, staying dormant until it is needed again. This allows the Viridian accessory to be charged wherever it is convenient without the need to unplug it after charging is complete ensuring maximum battery longevity. Whenever. Wherever. Forever ready. Included with ALL new C Series, the system is available for individual purchase with a MSRP of $19.

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About Viridian Weapon Technologies

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Viridian Weapon Technologies is devoted to applying cutting-edge technology to design compact, powerful self-defense products for the civilian, military and law enforcement markets. Viridian is the leader in weapon-mounted technology and responsible for a number of firearm accuracy, transparency, and ease-of-use innovations including green and red laser sights, LED weapon-mounted illuminators, gun cameras and several shooting accessories. Viridian products are designed and built in the USA. More information is available at