Astrolux EA02 (2021) review
The Astrolux EA02 (EA02) released in 2021. It uses Osram KW CSLPM1.TG LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1365 lm output, 469000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1370 m.
It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. 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 EA02 flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.
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Astrolux EA02 (EA02) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
|Body diameter||34 mm|
|Head diameter||63.5 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The emitter of EA02 manufactured by Osram, a German lighting manufacturer. 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.
|Emitter||Osram KW CSLPM1.TG LED|
|Color temperature||5000 K, 6500 K|
The throw is the calculated 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. 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.
The EA02 has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The ramping mode of the EA02 is intuitive, and lets you seamlessly ramp the output up and down over almost the entire output range. The EA02 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 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 any 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.
|Battery||1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery|
|Charger port||USB Type-C|
|Impact resistance||1.5 m|
The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.
|Package contents||18650 adapter|
2 x spare o-rings
USB Type-C cable
The performance of the Astrolux EA02 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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