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Armytek Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight review

Cree XP-L LED
1050 lm output
6770 cd intensity
1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery

The Armytek Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight was released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1050 lm output, 6770 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 165 m.

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Table of Contents

  • Armytek Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 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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Armytek Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 / PRC1PROMUV3

The Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. TIR lens plays a significant role in shaping the beam pattern of the Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight. This light has 8 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 and then turn it back on, it will activate the last used mode.

The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors. This USB rechargeable flashlight has become popular. It's a top choice for both everyday and demanding use.

Armytek Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 specifications

BrandArmytek
NamePrime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3
TypePRC1PROMUV3
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1436 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

Flashlights let you navigate in the dark. They help you find supplies and signal for help. They also provide comfort and security in tough times.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight58 g
Length91 mm
Body diameter24.5 mm
Head diameter24.5 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsgray

An extremely lightweight handheld flashlight weighs 58 g. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. This flashlight comes in a sleek gray color option.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XP-L LED
Color temperature5000 K, 6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

Lighting professionals trust Cree LEDs. Cree LEDs have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3's TIR lens is made of a single piece of transparent material. This material is typically acrylic or polycarbonate. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1050 lm
Intensity6770 cd
Throw165 m
CD/LM factor6.45

The 1050 lm output of Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. The Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight has 6770 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes8 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

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 Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight has a strobe function. It produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
AUX LEDsno
Magneticyes

The Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight utilizes 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery as its power source. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. It helps them decide when to recharge or replace the battery. A flashlight's USB charger can be very useful. This is especially true in emergencies. In such situations, access to power outlets may be limited. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. It stops over-discharging, which can reduce battery life or cause permanent damage.

The Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The "6" in the IP68 rating shows the level of protection. It's against solid objects, like dust and foreign particles. The flashlight has an IP68 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this. This flashlight has a magnetic base. It lets it easily stick to metal surfaces.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contents18350 battery
2 x spare o-rings
clip
lanyard
magnetic USB charger cable
nylon holster

The included battery is picked by the manufacturer. It is picked for the best compatibility and performance with the Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight. The package includes a holster. It is designed to protectively store your flashlight. The clip allows you to attach this flashlight to a belt, pocket, backpack, or other items. This enables convenient hands-free carry. When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. It also gives a more stable hold. 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 Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 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 Armytek 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
  • warm light
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • adequate performance
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • dust protected
  • waterproof
  • magnetic
  • battery included
  • protective holster
  • clip

Cons

  • no auxiliary LEDs

Photos

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Armytek Prime C1 Pro Magnet USB v3 / PRC1PROMUV3

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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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