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Brinyte WT01 Apollo 1100lm flashlight review: Pros and Cons

Luminus SST40 LED
1100 lm output
25475 cd intensity
1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery

The Brinyte WT01 Apollo flashlight released in 2019. It uses Luminus SST40 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1100 lm output, 25475 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 319 m.

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Brinyte WT01 Apollo / WT01

The WT01 Apollo flashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 4 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the WT01 Apollo and then turn it back on, it will activate the last used mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors.

Brinyte WT01 Apollo specifications

BrandBrinyte
NameWT01 Apollo
TypeWT01
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1418 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

This Brinyte flashlight is compact and handheld. It is easy to carry and maneuver.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight235 g
Length156 mm
Body diameter33 mm
Head diameter45 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
desert tan

This 235 g flashlight is not very heavy. But, it is heavier than the average handheld flashlight. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. The aluminum bodies can be anodized. This adds a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII coating resists corrosion well. It shields the aluminum from moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. The WT01 Apollo flashlight comes in many colors. The choice of color can serve different purposes and preferences.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterLuminus SST40 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

People know Luminus LEDs for their efficiency, brightness, color accuracy, and long lifespan. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The WT01 Apollo uses a smooth reflector. A smooth reflector is different from an orange peel reflector. It has a polished, mirror-like surface. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. This makes the flashlight more effective in darker environments. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1100 lm
Intensity25475 cd
Throw319 m
CD/LM factor23.16

The 1100 lm output of WT01 Apollo provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. The WT01 Apollo flashlight has 25475 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes4 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. Designers created the strobe function to produce a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The SOS code starts three short signals. Then, three long signals follow. Finally, there are three short signals again.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portwireless
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The WT01 Apollo flashlight utilizes 1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The battery indicator prevents surprise power failures. It ensures the flashlight is ready when needed. The Low Voltage Protection helps save the battery's capacity. It stops it from reaching a critically low voltage. The WT01 Apollo has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates.

The "6" in the IP68 rating shows the level of protection. It's against solid objects, like dust and foreign particles. The flashlight has an IP68 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 adapter
26650 battery
nylon holster
wireless charger dock

The included battery is picked by the manufacturer. It is picked for the best compatibility and performance with the WT01 Apollo flashlight. The flashlight package is thoughtful, it has a holster. It offers you a practical and secure way to store your flashlight.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the WT01 Apollo 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 Brinyte 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

  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • adequate performance
  • super bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • dust protected
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • adapter included
  • protective holster

Cons

  • cool light
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

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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.
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