Astrolux MF04 XHP35 2700lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

2700 lm output
1460000 cd intensity
4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries

The Astrolux MF04 XHP35 (MF04XHP35) released in 2018. It uses Cree XHP35 HI LED, SMO reflector and 4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2700 lm output, 1460000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 2417 m.

The MF04 XHP35 is a powerful and reliable flashlight. With its impressive illumination capabilities and durable construction, it serves as an exceptional lighting tool for various situations and environments. This light has 5 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the MF04 XHP35 and then turn it back on again, it will automatically activate the mode that was last used before it was turned off. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors.

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Astrolux MF04 XHP35 (MF04XHP35) specifications

NameMF04 XHP35
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1334 user votes.

This Astrolux flashlight offers portability, versatility, and reliability in providing illumination.


Weight1290 g
Length234 mm
Body diameter54 mm
Head diameter136 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The flashlight is a bit heavy, its weight is 1290 g. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for MF04 XHP35 flashlight. The body of MF04 XHP35 flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.


EmitterCree XHP35 HI LED
Color temperature6500 K
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Cree LEDs are trusted by lighting professionals and have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. The MF04 XHP35 uses a smooth reflector. Unlike the textured surface of an orange peel reflector, a smooth reflector has a polished, mirror-like surface. The AR coating of the lens helps to mitigate these reflections by altering the refractive index of the lens surface. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features that allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.


Flux2700 lm
Intensity1460000 cd
Throw2417 m
CD/LM factor540.74

The 2700 lm output of MF04 XHP35 provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. With 1460000 cd, this Astrolux flashlight will produce an extremely intense and powerful beam of light. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.


Modes5 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. 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 strobe function is designed to create a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The SOS code consists of three short signals, followed by three long signals, and then three short signals again.


Battery4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance1 m

The MF04 XHP35 flashlight utilizes 4 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries as its power source. The battery indicator helps prevent unexpected power failures during critical situations and ensures that the flashlight is ready for use when needed. The MF04 XHP35 doesn't have charger port. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery from being over-discharged, which can lead to reduced battery life or even permanent damage.

The MF04 XHP35 has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. The "7" in the IPx7 rating indicates that the flashlight, can withstand being submerged in water up to a certain depth for a limited time without being damaged. The MF04 XHP35 flashlight proudly boasts an exceptional impact resistance rating of 1 m.


Package contents2 x spare o-rings
tripod mount screw

The lanyard of MF04 XHP35 helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.

The performance of the Astrolux MF04 XHP35 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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