Brinyte PT18 Pro Oathkeeper 2000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Brinyte PT18 Pro Oathkeeper (PT18PRO) released in 2020. It uses Cree XHP35 HD LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2000 lm output, 32000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 358 m.
The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper lashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The mode memory of PT18 Pro Oathkeeper contributes to a more seamless and intuitive user experience. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available. In addition to USB charging, the PT18 Pro Oathkeeper may also support other charging methods such as solar panels or hand-cranked mechanisms.
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Brinyte PT18 Pro Oathkeeper (PT18PRO) specifications
|Name||PT18 Pro Oathkeeper|
This Brinyte flashlight is designed to be compact and handheld, making it easy to carry and maneuver.
|Body diameter||25.4 mm|
|Head diameter||41 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
This 170 g flashlight would be considered slightly heavier than average for a handheld flashlight, but it is still within a reasonable weight range. This weight range is often found in smaller and more compact flashlights designed for everyday use or portability. It's important to consider the length of the flashlight to ensure it fits comfortably in your desired carrying method. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. Anodizing enhances the corrosion resistance, hardness, and scratch resistance of the aluminum, while also allowing for a variety of attractive finishes.
The HAIII coating provides excellent corrosion resistance, protecting the underlying aluminum from exposure to moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. It helps maintain the appearance and functionality of the flashlight, even in harsh environments. This flashlight features a captivating desert tan color.
|Emitter||Cree XHP35 HD LED|
|Color temperature||5000 K|
|Lens||toughtened AR coated glass|
|Switch||electronic side, dual electronic rear|
The emitter of PT18 Pro Oathkeeper manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. Cree is a well-regarded LED manufacturer known for its high-quality products and innovation in the lighting industry. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is measured in units called Kelvin (K) and is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. The smooth reflector is typically used in flashlights where long-range illumination is a priority, such as searchlights or thrower flashlights. By minimizing light scattering and maximizing light directionality, the smooth reflector can produce a tighter and more concentrated beam that reaches greater distances.
The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper uses multiple switches. Depending on the placement and design of the switches, a multiple switch configuration can allow for one-handed operation. This is particularly helpful in situations where you need to hold or manipulate objects with one hand while using the flashlight with the other hand.
The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper utilizes electronic switch. Electronic switches on flashlights provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches. The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper uses a reear switch. Rear switches are commonly found on tactical flashlights designed for law enforcement, military, and self-defense purposes. The rear switch allows for quick and easy momentary activation or constant-on activation, enabling rapid response and tactical maneuvering.
The 2000 lm output of PT18 Pro Oathkeeper provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper flashlight with 32000 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. This can be advantageous for outdoor activities, search and rescue operations, or scenarios where long-range visibility is required.
The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The stated throw distance typically indicates the point at which the brightness falls below a specified threshold, such as 0.25 lux. Flashlights with a higher cd/lm ratio typically excel in long-range throw and focused beam applications, while flashlights with a lower cd/lm ratio may provide a wider and more evenly distributed beam for closer-range illumination or general-purpose use.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper has mode memory. 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 PT18 Pro Oathkeeper 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 SOS signal is recognized as an international distress call and is used to indicate an urgent need for assistance.
|Battery||1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery|
|Charger port||magnetic USB|
The Brinyte PT18 Pro Oathkeeper flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. USB rechargeable flashlights have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their convenience and sustainability. 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 PT18 Pro Oathkeeper has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. This feature helps prevent overheating, which can be detrimental to the flashlight's performance, battery, and overall safety. The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the PT18 Pro Oathkeeper flashlight, is fully protected against the entry of dust and other solid objects. The PT18 Pro Oathkeeper flashlight with IP68 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer.
|Package contents||18650 battery|
magnetic USB charger cable
Obtaining a flashlight with an included battery saves you the time and effort of searching for a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery to arrive. The flashlight package is thoughtfully equipped with a holster, offering you a practical and secure storage solution for your flashlight. Attaching a lanyard to your PT18 Pro Oathkeeper flashlight provides an additional layer of security, reducing the risk of accidental drops or loss.
The performance of the Brinyte PT18 Pro Oathkeeper 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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