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Acebeam H30 R+CRI 4000lm headlamp review: Pros and Cons

1 x Cree XHP70.2 LED, 1 x Cree XP-E2 R2 LED, 1 x Nichia 219C LED
4000 lm output
7300 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Acebeam H30 R+CRI headlamp released in 2018. It uses 1 x Cree XHP70.2 LED, 1 x Cree XP-E2 R2 LED, 1 x Nichia 219C LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 4000 lm output, 7300 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 171 m.

Table of Contents

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Acebeam H30 R+CRI / H30RCRI

The H30 R+CRI headlamp stands out as a versatile and high-performance lighting solution. This light has 6 modes of lighting. The H30 R+CRI flashlight recalls the last used mode. So, you don't need to access higher brightness levels unless you need to. The flashlight uses rechargeable batteries. You can recharge them with a USB cable connected to a power source.

Acebeam H30 R+CRI specifications

BrandAcebeam
NameH30 R+CRI
TypeH30RCRI
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1412 user votes.
Launch2018
Formheadlamp

This is a comfortable headlamp. Whether you're engaging in outdoor activities like camping, running, or fishing, etc.

Acebeam H30 R+CRI / 3

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight80 g
Length89.4 mm
Head diameter29 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

An extremely lightweight handheld flashlight weighs 80 g. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for H30 R+CRI flashlight. The body of H30 R+CRI flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.

Acebeam H30 R+CRI / 2

System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter1 x Cree XHP70.2 LED, 1 x Cree XP-E2 R2 LED, 1 x Nichia 219C LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchdual electronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Nichia Corporation is a highly regarded Japanese LED manufacturer. Its high-quality LEDs are well-known. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. If you need long-range light, get a flashlight with a smooth reflector. It will have more throw distance. The AR coating of the lens helps to reduce these reflections. It does this by changing the lens surface's refractive index. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

Acebeam H30 R+CRI / 1

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux4000 lm
Intensity7300 cd
Throw171 m
CD/LM factor1.83
CRI90

The H30 R+CRI flashlight has 4000 lm. It will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. The H30 R+CRI flashlight has 7300 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output. If accurate color is a priority for you, choose a flashlight with a CRI of 90 or above. The H30 R+CRI has a CRI of 90, it is useful in everyday use. Accurate color perception improves the visual experience..

Software, user interface, modes

Modes6 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeno
SOS/Beaconyes

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. It stays in that mode when you turn it on again. The H30 R+CRI's SOS mode produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes. It signals distress or emergency.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsyes
Magneticno
Specialshigh CRI light
powerbank function
red light
white light

The H30 R+CRI flashlight's power source is 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. The battery indicator helps users check the battery status. It also estimates how much runtime they have left before recharging the battery. The built-in charger allows for convenient and versatile charging. You can use various USB power sources to recharge the battery. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. It stops over-discharging, which can reduce battery life or cause permanent damage.

The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this. Extra LEDs have different colors or modes, they can help with specific tasks. The H30 R+CRI flashlight can serve as a powerbank to recharge a device, like a mobile phone.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 adapter
2 x spare o-rings
21700 battery
headband
two way USB Type-C cable

The included battery is picked to match the power needs of the H30 R+CRI flashlight. This ensures reliable and efficient operation. When using spare O-rings, follow the maker's instructions. Use their guidelines for proper installation.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the H30 R+CRI flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Acebeam flashlight, like any other, has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a close look at both sides to understand this flashlight better. I share my thoughts on its standout features and the parts that might need improvement. Keep in mind, these are just my opinions, and you might have a different perspective.

Pros

  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • strong flux
  • superior CRI
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • auxiliary LEDs
  • battery included
  • adapter included

Cons

  • cool light
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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Acebeam H30 R+CRI / H30RCRI

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David Hagon
I love bushcraft and flashlights. I find joy in mastering wilderness survival skills and exploring the realm of illuminating gadgets. Bushcraft isn't just fun, it's a learning journey. I form a strong bond with nature. It's more than a hobby, it enriches me in practical and spiritual ways.
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