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Astrolux MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight review

Luminus SBT90.2 LED
6500 lm output
750000 cd intensity
4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries

The Astrolux MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight was released in 2020. It uses Luminus SBT90.2 LED, SMO reflector and 4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 6500 lm output, 750000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1732 m.

Curious if this Astrolux flashlight is great? Keep reading to find out!

Table of Contents

  • Astrolux MF02S V2 SBT90.2 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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Astrolux MF02S V2 SBT90.2 / MF02SV2SBT902

The MF02S V2 SBT90.2 is a powerful and reliable flashlight. It has impressive illumination and durable construction. It is an exceptional lighting tool, it works in many situations and environments. This light has 6 modes of lighting. This flashlight does not have memory function. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.

Astrolux MF02S V2 SBT90.2 specifications

BrandAstrolux
NameMF02S V2 SBT90.2
TypeMF02SV2SBT902
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1447 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

The MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight enhances safety. It illuminates hazards and improves visibility in low light.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight818 g
Length189 mm
Body diameter54 mm
Head diameter84 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

This 818 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 MF02S V2 SBT90.2 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The body of MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. The MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight is available in black.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterLuminus SBT90.2 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Luminus is a US-based LED manufacturer. In the lighting industry, it has gained recognition as reputable. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. The MF02S V2 SBT90.2 has a smooth reflector. The right reflector focuses light well. It gives you a better hotspot, and it throws better. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux6500 lm
Intensity750000 cd
Throw1732 m
CD/LM factor115.38

The MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight has 6500 lm. It will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. 750000 cd represents an extraordinarily high level of brightness. 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.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes6 modes
Mode memoryno
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. You can use Strobe for signaling purposes. It can also be used for self-defense or to attract attention in emergency situations. The MF02S V2 SBT90.2's SOS mode produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes. It signals distress or emergency.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx7
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The Astrolux MF02S V2 SBT90.2 flashlight is powered by 4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The battery indicator helps users check the battery status. It also estimates how much runtime they have left before recharging the battery. The MF02S V2 SBT90.2 cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. 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 "7" in the IPx7 rating shows that the flashlight can survive being submerged in water. It can withstand a certain depth for a limited time without getting damaged. A flashlight's impact resistance can vary. It depends on its design, construction, and intended use.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
lanyard
nylon holster
shoulder strap
tripod mount screw

The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. Securing the flashlight with a lanyard frees up your hands for other tasks. It keeps the flashlight within reach. 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 MF02S V2 SBT90.2 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 Astrolux 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

  • aluminium body
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • strong flux
  • extremely bright
  • multiple modes
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • protective holster

Cons

  • cool light
  • no mode memory
  • no built-in charger
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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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.