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Acebeam L19 flashlight review

Osram KW CULPM1.TG LED
1650 lm output
422407 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Acebeam L19 flashlight was released in 2020. It uses Osram KW CULPM1.TG LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1650 lm output, 422407 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1300 m.

Keen to discover if this Acebeam flashlight lives up to the hype? Keep reading!

Table of Contents

  • Acebeam L19 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
  • Comparisons

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Acebeam L19 / L19

The L19 flashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. This light has 6 modes of lighting. The L19's mode memory makes the flashlight start in your preferred or needed mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern.

Acebeam L19 specifications

BrandAcebeam
NameL19
TypeL19
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1346 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

This Acebeam flashlight is compact and handheld.

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight196 g
Length163.8 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter60 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The flashlight is comfortable to hold for a long time, and it is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. A smaller flashlight is easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for L19 flashlight. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. The L19 flashlight is available in black.

System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterOsram KW CULPM1.TG LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

We know Osram LEDs for their high performance, energy efficiency, and reliability. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The TIR lens makes the LED light collimated. These beams maximize the usable lumens in the target area. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features.

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1650 lm
Intensity422407 cd
Throw1300 m
CD/LM factor256

With 1650 lm, the L19 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The Acebeam flashlight has 422407 cd. The throw is the 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.

Software, user interface, modes

Modes6 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconno

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. The L19 flashlight has a strobe function, it produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The L19 flashlight utilizes 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery as its power source. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. The L19 cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge. The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "6" in the IP68 rating shows the level of protection.

The "8" in the IP68 rating means the highest level of protection. This flashlight has an impressive impact resistance rating of 1 m. It is built to endure accidental drops or impacts.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
lanyard
nylon holster

The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

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
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • adequate performance
  • extremely bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • battery indicator
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • dust protected
  • waterproof
  • protective holster

Cons

  • cool light
  • no built-in charger
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

Acebeam L19 / L19 photo 1.
Acebeam L19 / L19

Comparisons

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Updated: April 23, 2024

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.