Armytek Prime C2 Pro v3 2100lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Armytek Prime C2 Pro v3 (PRC2PROV3) 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.
The Prime C2 Pro v3 is an impressive flashlight that offers both power and reliability. Its robust build and outstanding illumination make it a versatile lighting instrument. TIR lens plays a significant role in shaping the beam pattern of the Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight. This light has 8 modes of lighting. The mode memory of Prime C2 Pro v3 contributes to a more seamless and intuitive user experience. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.
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Armytek Prime C2 Pro v3 (PRC2PROV3) specifications
|Name||Prime C2 Pro v3|
This Armytek flashlight offers portability, versatility, and reliability in providing illumination.
|Body diameter||25.4 mm|
|Head diameter||24.5 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The 68 g flashlight would be considered extremely lightweight for a handheld flashlight. The length of the Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight can affect its portability. A shorter flashlight is generally easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch, making it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight. Hard-Anodized Type III (HAIII) is a specific anodizing process that creates a thicker and harder oxide layer compared to regular anodizing. It involves subjecting the aluminum to a higher voltage and a sulfuric acid bath, resulting in a dense and durable coating. This flashlight comes in a sleek gray color option.
|Emitter||Cree XHP35 HD LED|
|Color temperature||5000 K, 6500 K|
The emitter of Prime C2 Pro v3 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. Cree is a well-regarded LED manufacturer known for its high-quality products and innovation in the lighting industry. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is measured in units called Kelvin (K) and is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. The TIR lens of Prime C2 Pro v3 consists of a single-piece lens made of a transparent material, typically acrylic or polycarbonate. Its shape and internal geometry are designed to achieve specific light distribution patterns, such as flood or spot beams, by manipulating the behavior of light rays. The Prime C2 Pro v3 utilizes electronic switch. Electronic switches on flashlights provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches.
The 2100 lm output of Prime C2 Pro v3 provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. With 9216 cd, the Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. It can illuminate objects or areas with greater clarity and visibility, even at longer distances. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The stated throw distance typically indicates the point at which the brightness falls below a specified threshold, such as 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.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The Prime C2 Pro v3 has mode memory. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The Prime C2 Pro v3 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed. The SOS signal is recognized as an international distress call and is used to indicate an urgent need for assistance.
|Battery||1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery|
The Armytek Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The Prime C2 Pro v3 doesn't have charger port. A charger port is a designated connection point or interface where you can plug in a charger to recharge the flashlight's battery. 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 Prime C2 Pro v3 has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. This feature helps prevent overheating, which can be detrimental to the flashlight's performance, battery, and overall safety. The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight, is fully protected against the entry of dust and other solid objects.
The Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight with IP68 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer. The Prime C2 Pro v3 flashlight possesses a magnetic feature that allows it to securely attach to metal surfaces, providing convenient hands-free operation and versatile mounting options.
|Package contents||18650 battery|
2 x spare o-rings
Obtaining a flashlight with an included battery saves you the time and effort of searching for a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery to arrive. The package comes complete with a holster designed specifically to provide a secure and protective storage solution for your flashlight. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. Regularly replacing worn or damaged O-rings helps maintain the overall durability and performance of the flashlight.
The performance of the Armytek Prime C2 Pro v3 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.
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