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Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB headlamp review

Cree XP-L LED
1050 lm output
2809 cd intensity
1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery

The Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB headlamp was 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.

Curious if this Armytek headlamp is great? Keep reading to find out!

Table of Contents

  • Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB 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 Tiara C1 Pro USB / TIARAC1PU

The Tiara C1 Pro USB headlamp is designed to provide hands-free light. It lets the user to have both hands free 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.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB specifications

BrandArmytek
NameTiara C1 Pro USB
TypeTIARAC1PU
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1450 user votes.
Launch2019
Formheadlamp

Headlamps are popular among outdoor enthusiasts. They include campers, hikers, runners, and climbers. They are also for anyone needing hands-free lighting.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB / 7

Body, materials, weight, colors

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

The flashlight weighs 60 g. It is lightweight and easy to handle for most people. Consider the length of the flashlight. It should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. The aluminium body of the Tiara C1 Pro USB has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. This makes it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. The Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight is available in black.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB / 9

System, LED, lens, reflector

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

Cree is a US-based LED manufacturer. It is well-regarded for its high-quality products and innovation in lighting. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. 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. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB / 8

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

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. The Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight has 2809 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 cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB / 5

Software, user interface, modes

Modes8 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconno

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. Strobe mode on Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB / 10

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticyes

The Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight is powered by 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. A battery indicator is a feature. It shows the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. The Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight can charge from a USB power source. This source can be a wall adapter, computer, power bank, or car charger. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells.

The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. The Tiara C1 Pro USB flashlight is magnetic. It lets you attach the flashlight to metal surfaces.

Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB / 1

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18350 battery
2 x spare o-rings
clip
headband
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 is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. Replacing worn or damaged O-rings helps a lot. It keeps up the flashlight's durability and performance.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Tiara C1 Pro USB 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
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • magnetic
  • battery included
  • clip

Cons

  • low intensity
  • no auxiliary LEDs

Photos

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Armytek Tiara C1 Pro USB 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.