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Armytek Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight review

Cree XHP35 HD LED
2100 lm output
9216 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Armytek Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight was released in 2018. It uses Cree XHP35 HD LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2100 lm output, 9216 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 192 m.

Curious to see if this flashlight impresses? Read on!

Table of Contents

  • Armytek Prime C2 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
  • Comparisons

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Armytek Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 / PRC2PROMUV3

The Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. This light has 8 modes of lighting. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3's mode memory makes the flashlight start in your preferred or needed mode.

The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors. The USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

Armytek Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 specifications

BrandArmytek
NamePrime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3
TypePRC2PROMUV3
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1472 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight62 g
Length122 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter24.5 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsgray

The flashlight weighs 62 g. It is lightweight and easy to handle for most people. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminium body of the Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. The Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight is available in gray.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XHP35 HD 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 TIR lens makes the LED light collimated. It does this into efficient, well-controlled beams. These beams maximize the usable lumens in the target area. 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

Flux2100 lm
Intensity9216 cd
Throw192 m
CD/LM factor4.39

With 2100 lm, the Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight has 9216 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw is the 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.

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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 C2 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 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
AUX LEDsno
Magneticyes

The Prime C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 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. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells.

The Prime C2 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 "8" in the IP68 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. This flashlight has a magnetic base. It lets it easily stick to metal surfaces.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 battery
2 x spare o-rings
clip
lanyard
magnetic USB charger cable
nylon holster

The included battery lets you immediately use the flashlight for your desired applications. It saves time and allows you to focus on your tasks or activities. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. 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 C2 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
  • 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 C2 Pro Magnet USB v3 comparisons

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Updated: April 23, 2024

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.