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Jetbeam C8

So you do not like the idea of having to lug around with a charger for your rechargeable batteries and would prefer a flashlight that can be connected to a power supply. The Jetbeam USB-rechargeable C8 torch is one of the most recent models to dispense with the need for a charger to recharge 18650 batteries. Owning a USB-rechargeable flashlight eliminates the need to travel with a charger, however you still have to remember to pack your USB cable to ensure a recharge capability when on the road.

The Jetbeam C8 measures 134mm in length and is encased in an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which features diamond knurling for a firm grip and a HA-III anti-abrasive matte-black finish. The tailcap of the C8 is designed to be fitted with an optional window breaker to assist in emergencies. The flashlight utilizes a metal filmed reflector and an ultra-clear mineral glass lens which optimizes the light’s beam.

The C8 contains a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED emitter which produces a maximum output of 1000 lumens and and a beam extending up to 243 meters in length. The flashlight produces four light modes: High 1000 Lumens 2Hr; Mid 260 Lumens 4Hr; Low 75 Lumens 14Hr; Strobe. The C8 is powered by one rechargeable 18650 (2400mAH) Li-ion battery which is recharged inside the flashlight via a connection with an included USB cable from a micro USB port in the head to an external power supply.

The Jetbeam C8 is operated by a multifunctional side switch located on the head. Pressing the switch turns on the flashlight in the medium brightness level, another click activates the low setting while a double click triggers the high setting. Accessing the strobe setting requires a long press of the switch. The flashlight also features a R/G/B lamp under the switch which displays green, blue and red colors to indicate the level of battery power. The C8 also features digitally regulated output which ensures constant brightness. The The Jetbeam C8 would be ideal for outdoor activities such as biking, caving, hiking and hunting.

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Lumintop TD15S

Are you searching for a high quality portable, security lighting tool, then look no further as Lumintop has announced the introduction of the TD15S which is a tactical flashlight that produces a maximum output of 610 lumens and a very handy beam throw of up to 350 meters. The Lumintop TD15S measures 5.83 in length and is housed in an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which features an anti-roll design, diamond knurling for a firm grip and an anti-abrasive HAIII military grade hard-anodized finish. The flashlight also features a stainless steel crenelated head and tail and detachable pocket clip. The TD15S is capable of being stood securely on a flat surface to provide hands-free lighting.

The Lumintop TD15S contains a Cree XM-L2(U2) LED, an optimized reflector and a double-side AR coated, tempered glass lens which is impact-resistant. The flashlight produces four light modes: High 610 Lumens 1Hr 30Min; Mid 130 Lumens 5Hr; Low 15 Lumens 60Hr; ,Strobe 610 Lumens 3Hr. The TD15S can be powered by one rechargeable 18650 Li-ion battery or two CR123A lithium batteries.

The TD15S is operated by by a dual switch system of push-button power (On/Off) and mode selection side switches all located in the tail. A light press of the power switch activates the momentary-on operation of the flashlight while a full press initiates the constant-on operation. With the flashlight turned on pressing the side switch facilitates access the light modes in the following order – Low – Mid- High. To access Strobe you would have to press the side switch for a couple seconds.

The Lumintop TD15 features digitally regulated circuitry which maintains constant brightness and reverse polarity protection which protects against improper battery installation. The flashlight turns on in the previously used brightness level other than Strobe. The TD15 is a bright tactical flashlight that would be more than adequate for the professional user especially persons involved in law enforcement, search and rescue, hiking and hunting.

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Bronte V1: Mini flashlight produces 620 lumens

Bronte V1

The competition for the user looking for a quality mini EDC is becoming intense with more quality offerings being released with increasing regularity. The new Bronte V1 measures 78.3mm in length and is housed in an aircraft-grade aluminum casing which features knurling for a firm grip and a flat magnetic tailcap to secure to ferrous surfaces for hands-free lighting. The flashlight also features a stainless steel strike bezel for emergencies and a detachable stainless steel pocket clip with titanium coating for convenience. A glow-in-the-dark o-ring in the bezel aids in locating the flashlight in low light conditions.

The Bronte V1 utilizes a Cree XPG G2 LED which produces a maximum output of 620 lumens. The flashlight contains a smooth peel reflector and an ultra-clear glass lens which combine to produce a high quality beam. The V1 produces five light modes: High 620 Lumens 50Min; Mid 180 Lumens 4Hr 30Min; Low 10 Lumens 65Hr; Strobe 9HZ. The flashlight can be powered by one CR123A lithium battery or one rechargeable 16340 Li-ion battery.

The V1 is operated by a multifunctional side button located just beneath the head. Cooling fins located in the area around the switch allow for the heat dissipation which precludes damage to LED and circuitry in the light. The flashlight features reverse polarity protection which guards against incorrectly inserted batteries. The V1 turns on in the previously used brightness level. The Bronte V1 flashlight pack comes with two spare O-rings, one pocket clip,one lanyard and a user-manual.

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Fenix TK35 2015 Edition

The Fenix TK35 which is a tough, handy flashlight designed to provide illumination for outdoor activities such as caving, hiking, security and surveillance has been made even better with an increase in light output. The TK35 2015 contains a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED which produces a maximum output of 960 lumens and a beam throw of up to 355 meters. The flashlight features a flat body design with anti-slip patterns on the sides for a firm grip. The TK35 2015 is constructed of an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which features a premium Type III hard-anodized anti-abrasive finish. The flashlight utilizes an ultra-clear glass lens with anti-reflective coating.

The Fenix TK35 2015 edition can be powered by two rechargeable Li-ion 18650 batteries or four 3V CR123A lithium batteries. The flashlight produces seven light modes: Turbo 960 Lumens 2Hr; High 400 Lumens 6Hr 45Min; Mid 150 Lumens 21Hr; Low 50 Lumens 60Hr; Eco 8 Lumens 240Hr; Strobe 960 Lumens; SOS 150 Lumens. The TK35 2015 edition is operated by a dual switch system of power and mode buttons located in the tailcap. A light press of the power (On/Off) button activates the momentary-on operation of the light and a full press activates the constant-on operation. With the flashlight on press the mode switch to cycle through the various brightness levels in the following order – Turbo, Eco, Low, mid and High. With the light on press and hold the mode button for one second to enter Strobe and three seconds to enter SOS.

The TK35 2015 flashlight features digitally regulated output which maintains constant brightness and reverse polarity protection which protects against incorrectly inserted batteries. The flashlight also features a low-voltage warning function which indicates low battery power. The TK35 2015 will turn on in the previously used brightness level other than Strobe and SOS. The Fenix TK35 2015 edition flashlight pack comes with a holster, lanyard, spare O-ring and user manual.

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Fenix LD41 2015 edition

Fenix have upgraded the LD41 flashlight for 2015 boosting the output from 680 to 960 lumens with inclusion of the Cree XM-L2 (U2) LED. The LD41 2015 flashlight measures 6.9 inches in length and is constructed from an aerospace-grade aluminum alloy which features an anti-roll, slip-resistant body design and a type III hard-anodized anti-abrasive finish. The flashlight also features a crenellated bezel for use in emergencies, cooling fins for enhanced heat dissipation and two arc-shaped edges for a firm grip.

The Fenix LD41 2015 edition produces a maximum output of 960 lumens, a beam distance of 300 meters and six light modes: Turbo 960 Lumens 1Hr; High 400 Lumens 2Hr 25Min; Mid 150 Lumens 9Hr 30Min; Low 6 Lumens 200Hr; Strobe 960 Lumens; SOS 150 Lumens. The flashlight utilizes an ultra-clear glass lens with anti-reflective coating. The LD41 is powered by four AA (Ni-MH, Alkaline ) batteries which are encased in a battery holder.

The LD41 is operated by a dual-switch system of power and mode buttons located in the tailcap. A light press of the power button activates the momentary-on operation of the light. Pressing the power button all the way activates the constant-on operation of the LD41. With the flashlight turned on pressing the mode button would facilitate access to the various brightness levels. With the flashlight on press the mode button for one second to access the strobe mode and three seconds for SOS.

The Fenix LD41 2015 flashlight features digitally regulated output which maintains constant brightness and reverse polarity protection which guards against incorrect installation of the cells. The flashlight also features a low voltage indicator which signals when the batteries need to be replaced and a memory circuit which automatically enters the previously used brightness level when turned on. The Fenix LD41 flashlight pack contains a holster, lanyard, rubber switch boot, spare O-ring and user manual.

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Nitecore MH20

Small is definitely in these days and Nitecore appears to be going the extra mile to satisfy the demands of the user who requires a small but feature-packed flashlight with their EA11, EC11 and now MH20, the smallest, lightest 18650 USB rechargeable flashlight. The Nitecore MH20 measures 4.13 inches in length, weighs 3.08oz (without battery) and has been machined from an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy. The flashlight features a frontal anti-roll design, rhombic knurling for a firm grip and an HAIII military grade hard anodized black finish. The flashlight also features cooling fins and a stainless steel deep pocket carry clip which allows for a deeper pocket carry leaving none of the flashlight sticking out.

The MH20 contains a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED which produces a maximum output of 1000 lumens and a 220 meter beam. The flashlight utilizes an ultra-clear mineral glass lens with anti-reflective coating and the PDOT (Precision Digital Optics Technology) optics system which maximises reflector performance. The MH20 also features ATR (Advanced temperature regulation) technology which allows the flashlight to adjust output performance according to its body temperature thereby preventing damage from overheating.

The Nitecore MH20 is powered by one rechargeable 18650 Li-1on battery which is recharged inside the flashlight. The flashlight can also be powered by two CR123 lithium batteries or two rechargeable RCR123 Li-ion batteries. The MH20 produces five light modes: Turbo 1000 Lumens 2Hr 18650 Battery – 2Hr 15Min CR123 Batteries; High 410 Lumens 2Hr 45Min 18650 Battery – 2Hr 30Min CR123 Batteries; Mid 230 Lumens 5Hr 45Min 18650 Battery – 4Hr 30Min CR123 Batteries; Low 50 Lumens 15Hr 45Min 18650 Battery – 14Hr 15Min CR123 Batteries; Lower 1 Lumen 235Hr 18650 Battery – 150hr CR123 Batteries. The MH20 also delivers three concealed modes including Location Beacon, SOS and Strobe.

The Nitecore MH20 is operated by a 2-stage switch which is located at the side of the head and operates similar to a camera shutter button. The flashlight’s functions are selected according to the depth the switch is pressed. An integrated blue power indicator in the switch signals to the user the remaining battery power. To turn on the MH20 you press the switch all the way down until a click is heard. Pressing the switch all the way down once again turns the light off and enters the light in standby mode. When in standby mode, pressing the switch halfway activates the blue power indicator to flash once every three seconds to assist the user in locating the MH20 in dark conditions.

With the MH20 switched on, pressing the switch halfway repeatedly would facilitate access to the various brightness levels in the following order – ultra-low, low, medium, high and turbo. Alternatively, you can press and hold the switch halfway for over one second to enter turbo output directly. With the light switched off, you can press and hold the switch halfway for over one second to access ultra-low output (1 lumen). With the light switched off, you can press and hold the switch all the way down for over one second to access turbo output.

With the flashlight switched on, press and hold the switch all the way down for more than one second to enter strobe mode. When in strobe mode, press the switch halfway repeatedly to cycle through SOS, location beacon and strobe modes. When in location beacon or SOS modes, press and hold the switch halfway for over one second to access strobe mode directly. The flashlight will turn 0n in the last used brightness levels other than location beacon, SOS and strobe.

You do not require an external charger to recharge the 18650 battery in the MH20. The flashlight features a USB charging port at the side of the head which allows the user to connect the included USB charging cable to a power source (USB chargers, PC, power terminals). Recharging a fully depleted battery takes approximately six hours. The Nitecore MH20 flashlight pack comes complete with an USB cable, holster, clip, lanyard, spare USB port cover and spare O-ring.

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ThruNite Archer 1C V2 NW

The ThruNite Archer 1C V2 NW flashlight has improved on the previous Archer 1C version by replacing the LED with a Cree XP-G2 and adding a mode switch. The Archer 1C V2 NW is a neat EDC that can clip onto your pocket, bag strap or backpack to illuminate your path while biking, hiking or caving. The flashlight measures 94mm in length and is housed in an aerospace-grade aluminum casing which features a type III hard anodized anti-abrasive finish and a removable stainless steel pocket clip with titanium coating. The Archer 1C V2 NW also features a crenelated, stainless steel strike bezel for defense and an U-shaped groove at the tail for easy activation as well as to prevent accidental activation.

The Archer 1C V2 NW utilizes a smooth peel reflector and a tempered glass lens with anti-reflective coating. The flashlight produces a maximum output of 418 lumens, a beam distance of 158 meters and five light modes: High 418 Lumens 40Min; Mid 71 Lumens 3Hr 20Min; Low 17 Lumens 11Hr; Firefly 0.17 Lumens 168Hr; Strobe 418 Lumens 50Min. The Archer 1C V2 NW can be powered by one Li-ion 16340 or one CR123(A) battery. The flashlight features reversed polarity protection which protects against incorrectly inserted batteries.

The ThruNite Archer 1C V2 NW is operated by a dual switch system including a push-button switch in the tailcap and a mode selection side button. Pressing the tailcap switch halfway would activate the momentary-on operation of the light. A full click is required for a constant-on operation and to turn the light off. With the light on a simple press of the side switch would activate the light modes in the following order – firefly, low, medium and high. To access the strobe mode you would have to press the side button for a couple seconds and a quick press to exit. The flashlight turns on in the last used brightness level except for strobe. The Archer 1C V2 NW flashlight pack contains a lanyard and a spare O-ring.

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ThruNite T10T CW

The ThruNite T10T CW may just be a little oversized to clip onto on your keychain but the mini flashlight would certainly fit comfortably attached to your pocket or bag strap. The T10T CW measures 93.5mm in length and is encased in a titanium housing which features a nice shiny finish. The flashlight comes with a removable stainless steel clip and can tailstand to serve as a candle with the included diffuser over the head.

The T10T CW utilizes a Cree LED XP-L emitter, a tempered ultra-clear glass lens with anti-reflective coating and an OP reflector. The flashlight produces a maximum output of 208 lumens, a beam throw of 57 meters and three light modes: High 208 Lumens; Low 13 Lumens; Firefly 0.15 Lumens. The T10T CW is powered by one Ni-MH battery (1900MAH).

The ThruNite T10T CW is operated by a push-button switch in the tailcap and by rotation of the head. You turn on and off the flashlight by clicking the tailcap switch but you can also turn off the T10T CW by loosening the head a bit. With the light on you can cycle through the modes by a half-press of the switch to go from Firefly, Low to High. You can also click the tail switch to change the modes with the interval between two clicks being less than two seconds. Additionally, with the light on, you can loosen the head a bit until the light turns off and then tighten it in two seconds to change modes. The light will turn on in the last mode accessed when it has been off for at least 2 seconds.

The ThruNite T10T CW comes in a handy case along with a diffuser, an extra tailcap switch, an O-ring, two extra screws for the pocket clip and a tool to attach the the clip.

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WindFire F13

As has been mentioned several times here at FlashlightPacks.com you can acquire a quality flashlight even though you may be unable for one reason or another to source rechargeable Li-ion batteries. The WindFire F13 is one such item priced below twenty dollars, the flashlight produces well over a thousand lumens and can be powered by an 18650 battery, 26650 battery or three universally available AAA batteries.

The WindFire F13 measures 5.3 inches in length and is crafted from a 6061T aluminum alloy which features knurling for a firm grip and a hard anodized black finish. The flashlight utilizes a Cree XM-L T6 L2 LED emitter which produces upwards of two thousand lumens. The F13 delivers five light modes: High; Mid: Low: Strobe: SOS. The flashlight is operated by a multifunctional push-button switch located in the tailcap which facilitates access to the light’s brightness levels. The WindFire F13 would be ideal as a home security lighting tool and would also come in handy on the campsite and the biking and hiking tours.

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KssFire High Power Super Aluminum Flashlight

The KssFire high power flashlight is a compact powerful searchlight which produces a very bright floodlight that allows you to turn “night into day”. The KssFire produces thousands of lumens from the four rechargeable 18650 Li-ion batteries installed side-by-side in the flashlight. The flashlight measures 5.5 inches in length and 2.8 inches in width. It is machined from an aircraft-grade alloy which features a stainless steel crenelated bezel and a hard anodized, anti-abrasive black finish.

The KissFire flashlight utilizes four Cree XM-L T6 LEDs, an ultra-clear glass lens and a smooth aluminum reflector. The flashlight produces three light modes: High; Low; Strobe. The searchlight is operated by a multifunctional side button located just beneath the head. Operating the flashlight in high mode for an extended period can result in the flashlight becoming very hot in your hands. The KssFire high power flashlight delivers a very bright experience would would be very valuable for search and rescue personnel.

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