Acebeam H50 Nichia headlamp review

3 x Nichia 219C LEDs
1210 lm output
3690 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Acebeam H50 Nichia headlamp was released in 2020. It uses 3 x Nichia 219C LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 1210 lm output, 3690 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 121 m.

Curious to see if this headlamp impresses? Read on!

Table of Contents

  • Acebeam H50 Nichia specifications
    • Body, materials, weight, colors
    • System, LED, lens, reflector
    • Performance, flux, intensity, throw
    • Software, user interface, modes
    • Features, battery, protections
    • Accessories, package contents
  • Conclusion, pros and cons
  • Photos

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Acebeam H50 Nichia / H50N

The H50 Nichia headlamp is designed to provide hands-free light. It lets the user to have both hands free for other tasks while having a focused light source. It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. This light has 5 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. The USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

Acebeam H50 Nichia specifications

NameH50 Nichia
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1450 user votes.

This headlamp lets you aim the beam where you need it. It gives better sight and cuts the risk of accidents or mistakes.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight62 g
Length83 mm
Body diameter26 mm
Head diameter33 mm
Dimensions83 x 33 x 26 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The flashlight weighs 62 g. It is lightweight and easy to handle for most people. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminium body of the H50 Nichia has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The body of H50 Nichia flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. The H50 Nichia flashlight is available in black.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter3 x Nichia 219C LEDs
Color temperature4500 K
Switchelectronic side

The emitter of H50 Nichia manufactured by Nichia, a Japanese LED manufacturer. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. The TIR lens makes the LED light collimated. It does this into efficient, well-controlled beams. These beams maximize the usable lumens in the target area. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1210 lm
Intensity3690 cd
Throw121 m
CD/LM factor3.05

With 1210 lm, the H50 Nichia flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The H50 Nichia flashlight has 3690 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw is the distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

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 SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes

The Acebeam H50 Nichia flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. It helps them decide when to recharge or replace the battery. A flashlight's USB charger can be very useful. This is especially true in emergencies. In such situations, access to power outlets may be limited. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells.

The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
USB Type-C cable

Replacing worn or damaged O-rings helps a lot. It keeps up the flashlight's durability and performance.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the H50 Nichia 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.


  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • warm light
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • adequate performance
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof


  • low intensity
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic


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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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