Archon WY07 (2018) review

1000 lm output
40000 cd intensity
1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery

The Archon WY07 (WY07) released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this diving light provides up to 1000 lm output, 40000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 400 m.

This light has 2 modes of lighting. This light does not have memory function. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.

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Archon WY07 (WY07) specifications

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Formdiving light


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

Weight299 g
Length184 mm
Body diameter32.8 mm
Head diameter55 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish


The emitter of WY07 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The WY07 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better.

EmitterCree XP-L LED
Color temperature5000 K
Lens4mm polycarbonate


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.

Flux1000 lm
Intensity40000 cd
Throw400 m
CD/LM factor40


The WY07 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.

Modes2 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno


A protected battery is recommended as the light itself does not have low voltage protection (LVP). This light does not have temperature control feature.

Battery1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portyes
Thermal regulationno
Protectiondepth 100 meters


It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your WY07. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
26650 battery
battery charger
silicone oil

The performance of the Archon WY07 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 Archon WY07, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

Archon WY07 (WY07) pictures

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