Acebeam UC15 (2018) review
The Acebeam UC15 (UC15) released in 2018. It uses 1 x Cree XP-L2 HD LED, 1 x Cree XP-E2 LED (red), 1 x Nichia 276A LED (UV), SMO reflector and 2 x AAA batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 2880 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 107 m.
This light has 5 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.
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Acebeam UC15 (UC15) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 39 g
- 66.1 mm
- Body diameter
- 29 mm
- Head diameter
- 16.3 mm
- 66.1 x 29 x 16.3 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of UC15 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The emitter of UC15 manufactured by Nichia, a Japanese LED manufacturer. The UC15 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.
- 1 x Cree XP-L2 HD LED, 1 x Cree XP-E2 LED (red), 1 x Nichia 276A LED (UV)
- Color temperature
- 6500 K
- AR coated glass
- electronic side
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. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.
- 1000 lm
- 2880 cd
- 107 m
- CD/LM factor
The UC15 has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The UC15 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.
- 5 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The UC15 cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. A protected battery is recommended as the light itself does not have low voltage protection (LVP). This light does not have temperature control feature. It has auxiliary LEDs which make it really nice looking.
- 2 x AAA batteries
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
- UV light
The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.
- Package contents
The performance of the Acebeam UC15 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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