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Acebeam X65 (2016) review

2016
4 x Cree XHP35 HI LEDs
6000 lm output
423000 cd intensity
8 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery pack

The Acebeam X65 (X65) released in 2016. It uses 4 x Cree XHP35 HI LEDs, SMO reflector and 8 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery pack. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 6000 lm output, 423000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1301 m.

This light has 6 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 X65 (X65) specifications

Brand
Acebeam
Name
X65
Type
X65
Rating
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Launch
2016
Form
flashlight

Body

The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish.

Weight
1290 g
Length
276 mm
Body diameter
51 mm
Head diameter
108 mm
Material
aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colors
black

System

The emitter of X65 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The X65 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.

Emitter
4 x Cree XHP35 HI LEDs
Color temperature
6500 K
Reflector
SMO
Lens
toughtened AR coated glass
Switch
electronic side

Performance

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.

Flux
6000 lm
Intensity
423000 cd
Throw
1301 m
CD/LM factor
70.5

Software

The X65 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 X65 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.

Modes
6 modes
Mode memory
yes
Ramping mode
no
Strobe
yes
SOS/Beacon
no

Features

The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.

Battery
8 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery pack
Battery indicator
yes
Charger port
yes
LVP
yes
Thermal regulation
yes
Protection
IPx8
AUX LEDs
no
Magnetic
no

Accessories

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your X65. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight.

Package contents
4 x spare o-rings
battery pack
car charger
nylon holster
pouch
strap
wall adapter

The performance of the Acebeam X65 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.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Acebeam X65, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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