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Armytek Barracuda Pro v2 (2018) review

2018
Cree XHP35 HI LED
1850 lm output
160000 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Armytek Barracuda Pro v2 (BARPROV2) released in 2018. It uses Cree XHP35 HI LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1850 lm output, 160000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 800 m.

This light has 8 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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Armytek Barracuda Pro v2 (BARPROV2) specifications

Brand
Armytek
Name
Barracuda Pro v2
Type
BARPROV2
Rating
Rated 3/5 based on 146 user votes.
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Launch
2018
Form
flashlight

Body

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

Weight
303 g
Length
262 mm
Body diameter
25.4 mm
Head diameter
64 mm
Material
aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colors
gray

System

The emitter of Barracuda Pro v2 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The Barracuda Pro v2 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
Cree XHP35 HI LED
Color temperature
5000 K, 6500 K
Reflector
SMO
Lens
AR coated glass
Switch
mechanical rear

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
1850 lm
Intensity
160000 cd
Throw
800 m
CD/LM factor
86.49

Software

The Barracuda Pro v2 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 Barracuda Pro v2 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
8 modes
Mode memory
yes
Ramping mode
no
Strobe
yes
SOS/Beacon
no

Features

The Barracuda Pro v2 cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. 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
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicator
no
Charger port
no
LVP
yes
Thermal regulation
yes
Protection
IPx8
AUX LEDs
no
Magnetic
no

Accessories

The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

Package contents
18650 tube
2 x spare o-rings
clip
lanyard
nylon holster
spare rubber cover
tactical ring

The performance of the Armytek Barracuda Pro v2 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 Armytek Barracuda Pro v2, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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