Milwaukee 2123 M18 Utility Remote Control Search Light

Milwaukee has several tools designed specifically for linemen – including an M18 hex impact wrench, crimping pliers, bucket lights, various hand tools, and more. Now we have the Milwaukee 2123 M18 Utility Remote Control Search Light. It kind of reminds us of a Star Wars droid.

Why Use the Milwaukee 2123 Utility Remote Control Light?

The 2123 Utility Remote Control Light is geared towards utility service and offers myriad options for use. It can run on 12V while mounted on a shovel cart. That gives you practically unlimited runtime and you can even control it when you are not around. You could be in the truck – or even in a bucket.

Milwaukee RC utility light head and 12 V DC base

Alternatively, you can clip it to the M18 ™ portable base and place it in bright spots that your truck cannot access. Additionally. Milwaukee includes a wireless joystick remote control that allows you to direct the light where you want it. You can even switch from spot to one of two flood modes. This makes this light ideal for checking power lines or illuminating a larger area for maintenance work. A double tap on the power button even brings the light back to its starting position.

Milwaukee Utility remote control light point mode

“Floodlights and spotlights are essential for stormy weather and routine maintenance, but most lights on the market today only have one of these functions and force a compromise on the user. We are dedicated to innovating lineman so they can be more productive and we’re excited to offer a long-lasting option that has the versatility to spot lines, flood fields, and literally go anywhere! “

Jason Isaacs, Group Product Manager for Milwaukee Tool

Features of Milwaukee 2123

We love the maneuverability and flexibility of this light, but it also delivers quite a bit of power. The spot mode reaches up to 1,250 yards with its beam and you get up to 3.5 hours of running time when you mount it on the M18 base and use an XC12.0 battery. For larger areas, the flood mode of the 2123 Utility Remote Control Search Light offers you an output of up to 4,250 lumens for 3.5 hours at high and up to 12 hours at low.

Milwaukee M18 Utility Remote Control Area Light

Milwaukee has the RC Search Light IP56 certified and built with an impact and weatherproof lens. You should be able to use this sturdy light outdoors in all weather conditions and seasons.


When you attach the 2123 Utility Remote Control Search Light to the M18 portable base or permanent 12V DC truck mount, the light has Milwaukee ONE-KEY capabilities for location. This is great because the kit will run you around $ 1150. That comes with the 2123 Utility Remote Control Search Light Head, 12V DC permanent base, M18 portable base, 12.0HD battery, quick charger, contractor bag, remote control, dashboard mount and a lanyard. You can also pick up the kit without the battery for $ 949.

If you don’t need everything, you can just purchase the Utility Remote Control Search Light head with the 12V DC base and remote control for $ 749. You can also purchase the M18 portable base later for $ 379. Availability is November 2021.

Milwaukee Utility Remote Control Light Specifications

  • Model: 2123-21HD) – $ 1,149
  • Lumens (flood high / low): 4,250 / 1,500 lumens
  • Lumen (spot): 3,500 lumens
  • Running time (flood high / low): 3.5 / 12 hours
  • Running time (spot): 3.5 hours
  • Power source: 12V or M18 battery
  • Protection class: IP56 (waterproof and dustproof)
  • 5 – year tool guarantee
  • ONE-KEY compatible
  • Price: $ 1,149 (2123-21HD kit), $ 949 (2123-20 without battery), $ 749 (2123 head plus 12V base), $ 379 (M18 base)

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