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Astrolux MF01 XP-G3 12000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

18 x Cree XP-G3 LEDs
12000 lm output
53960 cd intensity
4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries

The Astrolux MF01 XP-G3 (MF01XPG3) released in 2017. It uses 18 x Cree XP-G3 LEDs, TIR reflector and 4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 12000 lm output, 53960 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 465 m.

The MF01 XP-G3 flashlight is an essential tools for emergency preparedness. In disasters or blackouts, when electricity is unavailable, a flashlight is crucial. It helps you navigate dark areas. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of MF01 XP-G3. This light has 5 modes of lighting. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The MF01 XP-G3'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.

Astrolux MF01 XP-G3 (MF01XPG3) pictures

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Astrolux MF01 XP-G3 / MF01XPG3

We base the specifications below on the official data published by the manufacturer, while also considering user reviews. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Astrolux MF01 XP-G3, then tell us.

Astrolux MF01 XP-G3 (MF01XPG3) specifications

BrandAstrolux
NameMF01 XP-G3
TypeMF01XPG3
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1377 user votes.
Launch2017
Formflashlight

The MF01 XP-G3 flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop threats by shining light on them.

Body

Weight550 g
Length125 mm
Body diameter52 mm
Head diameter72 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

This 550 g flashlight is quite heavy for a handheld flashlight. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. The aluminium body of the MF01 XP-G3 has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. This makes it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. The MF01 XP-G3 flashlight comes in a stylish black color.

System

Emitter18 x Cree XP-G3 LEDs
Color temperature6500 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 of the MF01 XP-G3 can reduce light loss. To achieve high light output, it captures and redirects much of the emitted light. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.

Performance

Flux12000 lm
Intensity53960 cd
Throw465 m
CD/LM factor4.5

The MF01 XP-G3 flashlight has 12000 lm. It will beam an intense and blindingly bright light. The flashlight has 53960 cd. It will provide a strong beam of light. This light can illuminate objects or areas with great brightness and clarity. 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.

Software

Modes5 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. You can use Strobe for signaling purposes. It can also be used for self-defense or to attract attention in emergency situations. The MF01 XP-G3's SOS mode produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes. It signals distress or emergency.

Features

Battery4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The MF01 XP-G3 flashlight utilizes 4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries as its power source. The battery indicator helps users check the battery status. It also estimates how much runtime they have left before recharging the battery. The MF01 XP-G3 cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. The flashlight detects when the battery's voltage has dropped to a certain level. Then, it reduces or cuts off the power.

The MF01 XP-G3 has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.

Accessories

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
lanyard
tripod mount screw

Securing the flashlight with a lanyard frees up your hands for other tasks. It keeps the flashlight within reach. 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 Astrolux MF01 XP-G3 flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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