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Acebeam T27 flashlight review

2500 lm output
348000 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Acebeam T27 flashlight was released in 2018. It uses , SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2500 lm output, 348000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1180 m.

Wondering if this Acebeam flashlight is awesome? Stick around until the end of our article!

Table of Contents

  • Acebeam T27 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 T27 / T27

The T27 is an impressive flashlight that offers both power and reliability. Its robust build and outstanding illumination make it a versatile lighting instrument. This light has 5 modes of lighting. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The T27's mode memory makes the flashlight start in your preferred or needed mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors. The USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

Acebeam T27 specifications

BrandAcebeam
NameT27
TypeT27
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1479 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight229.5 g
Length174.7 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter70 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

This 229.5 g flashlight is not very heavy. But, it is heavier than the average handheld flashlight. A smaller flashlight is easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch. This makes it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. The aluminium body of the T27 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. HAIII is a specific anodizing process. It creates a thicker and harder oxide layer than regular anodizing. The T27 flashlight is available in black.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side, mechanical rear

The smooth reflector creates a well-defined hotspot at the center. This hotspot provides a concentrated beam for long-range use. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission. The T27 flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.

Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. Rear switches are common on tactical flashlights. Law enforcement, military, and self-defense personnel use them.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux2500 lm
Intensity348000 cd
Throw1180 m
CD/LM factor139.2

With 2500 lm, the T27 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The Acebeam flashlight has 348000 cd. It will produce a very intense beam. 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

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconno

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 T27 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno
Specialspowerbank function

The T27 flashlight utilizes 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with a built-in charger. It works with a USB power source. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells. The T27 has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates.

The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. This flashlight has a powerbank. It has a convenient and versatile feature. It lets them serve as a portable charger for electronic devices.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 adapter
2 x spare o-rings
21700 battery
USB Type-C OTG cable
clip
lanyard
nylon holster
spare rubber cover

The included battery lets you immediately use the flashlight for your desired applications. It saves time and allows you to focus on your tasks or activities. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the T27 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
  • tactical switch
  • extremely bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • adapter included
  • protective holster
  • clip

Cons

  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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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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