Acebeam EC65 XHP 4000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

4 x Cree XHP35 HI LEDs
4000 lm output
16600 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Acebeam EC65 XHP (EC65XHP) released in 2018. It uses 4 x Cree XHP35 HI LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 4000 lm output, 16600 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 258 m.

The flashlight is an indispensable tool for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, or night-time exploration, offering guidance and safety. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of EC65 XHP. This light has 5 modes of lighting. Instead of having to cycle through multiple modes to find the desired setting, mode memory of EC65 XHP ensures that the flashlight starts in the mode you prefer or need.

The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors. This USB rechargeable flashlight eliminates the need for disposable batteries, offering a more eco-friendly and cost-effective solution.

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Acebeam EC65 XHP (EC65XHP) specifications

NameEC65 XHP
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1363 user votes.

Unlike ambient or overhead lighting sources, flashlights allow you to direct the light exactly where you need it.


Weight82 g
Length114.5 mm
Body diameter27 mm
Head diameter30 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The EC65 XHP is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. It's important to consider the length of the flashlight to ensure it fits comfortably in your desired carrying method. The aluminium body of EC65 XHP has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. The HAIII coating often has a matte or textured finish, which enhances grip and provides a comfortable feel in the hand. The EC65 XHP flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.


Emitter4 x Cree XHP35 HI LEDs
Color temperature6500 K
Switchelectronic side

Cree LEDs are trusted by lighting professionals and have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. The TIR lens of EC65 XHP can minimize light loss and achieve high light output by capturing and redirecting a significant portion of the emitted light. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features that allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.


Flux4000 lm
Intensity16600 cd
Throw258 m
CD/LM factor4.15

With 4000 lm, the EC65 XHP flashlight will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. The EC65 XHP flashlight with 16600 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.


Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. Strobe mode on EC65 XHP flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light.


Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes

The EC65 XHP flashlight utilizes 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery as its power source. A battery indicator is a feature that provides information about the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. The EC65 XHP flashlight can be charged directly from a USB power source, such as a wall adapter, computer, power bank, or car charger. When the flashlight detects that the voltage of the battery has dropped to a certain threshold, it automatically reduces or cuts off the power output.

The EC65 XHP has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. The "8" in the IPx8 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress.


Package contents18650 adapter
2 x spare o-rings
21700 battery
USB Type-C cable
nylon holster

With an included battery you can immediately use the flashlight for your desired applications, saving time and allowing you to focus on your tasks or activities. The holster provides a reliable and convenient way to keep your flashlight securely protected when not in use. The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. Attaching a lanyard to your EC65 XHP flashlight provides an additional layer of security, reducing the risk of accidental drops or loss. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.

The performance of the Acebeam EC65 XHP flashlight is measured according to the ANSI / NEMA FL1 Standard 30 seconds after switching the light on. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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