Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB 1050lm review. Is it worth it in 2023?

1050 lm output
2809 cd intensity
1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery

The Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB (TIARAC1PU) released in 2019. It uses Cree XP-L LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 1050 lm output, 2809 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 106 m.

The Tiara C1 Pro USB headlamp is designed to provide hands-free illumination, allowing the user to have both hands available for other tasks while having a focused light source. It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. 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. The flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.

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Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB (TIARAC1PU) specifications

NameTiara C1 Pro USB
Rated 4/5 based on 1085 user votes.

Headlamps are popular among outdoor enthusiasts, campers, hikers, runners, climbers, and anyone requiring hands-free lighting in various activities and professions. They provide convenience and allow users to direct the light exactly where they need it, leaving their hands free to perform tasks or navigate in dark environments.


Weight60 g
Length79 mm
Body diameter24.5 mm
Head diameter29 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

This 60 g flashlight would generally be considered lightweight and easy to handle for most people. It's important to consider the length of the flashlight to ensure it fits comfortably in your desired carrying method. Aluminium body of Tiara C1 Pro USB is known for its durability and strength. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion, making it suitable for rugged outdoor use or in demanding environments.

The HAIII process produces a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum, making it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. This improves the overall durability of the flashlight body. The Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight is available in black.


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

The emitter of Tiara C1 Pro USB 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. A TIR lens works on the principle of total internal reflection. The TIR lens collimates the LED light into efficient, well-controlled light beams that maximize the usable lumens in the target area. The Tiara C1 Pro USB utilizes electronic switch. Electronic switches on flashlights provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches.


Flux1050 lm
Intensity2809 cd
Throw106 m
CD/LM factor2.68

With 1050 lm, the Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. This higher output can be advantageous in various situations where you require enhanced visibility or need to illuminate larger areas. With 2809 cd, the Tiara C1 Pro USB 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 is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor (candela-to-lumen ratio) provides information about how concentrated or focused the light output of a light source is. A higher cd/lm ratio indicates that the light is more concentrated in a specific direction, while a lower ratio indicates a more diffused or spread-out light output.


Modes8 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The Tiara C1 Pro USB 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 Tiara C1 Pro USB is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.


Battery1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
Thermal regulationyes

The Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight is powered by 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with a USB power source. 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. The "8" in the IPx8 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress. The Tiara C1 Pro USB is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.


Package contents18350 battery
2 x spare o-rings
magnetic USB charger cable

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your Tiara C1 Pro USB. The clip allows you to attach this flashlight to a belt, pocket, backpack, or other items, enabling convenient hands-free carry. This is especially helpful when you need quick access to your flashlight while keeping your hands available for other tasks. Having spare O-rings allows you to replace them as needed, ensuring that the flashlight maintains its water-tight seal and remains protected from moisture or water ingress.

The performance of the Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB 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 Tiara C1 Pro USB, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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