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Convoy C8+ Osram flashlight review

Osram KW CSLNM1.TG LED
700 lm output
140000 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Convoy C8+ Osram flashlight was released in 2020. It uses Osram KW CSLNM1.TG LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 700 lm output, 140000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 748 m.

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Table of Contents

  • Convoy C8+ Osram 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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Convoy C8+ Osram / C8PLUSOSRAM

The C8+ Osram flashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 4/12 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the C8+ Osram and then turn it back on, it will activate the last used mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern.

Convoy C8+ Osram specifications

BrandConvoy
NameC8+ Osram
TypeC8PLUSOSRAM
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1451 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments.

Convoy C8+ Osram / 4

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight145 g
Length142 mm
Body diameter25.2 mm
Head diameter44.5 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
desert tan

The flashlight is comfortable to hold for a long time, and it is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for C8+ Osram flashlight. The HAIII coating resists corrosion well. The C8+ Osram flashlight comes in many colors.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterOsram KW CSLNM1.TG LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear, reverse clicky

We know Osram LEDs for their high performance, energy efficiency, and reliability. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The C8+ Osram uses a smooth reflector. A smooth reflector has a polished, mirror-like surface. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. The C8+ Osram uses multiple switches. They allow for one-handed operation. Mechanical switches offer tactile feedback. Users can feel a distinct click or resistance when they press the switch. The C8+ Osram flashlight has a rear switch.

Convoy C8+ Osram / 1

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux700 lm
Intensity140000 cd
Throw748 m
CD/LM factor200

The 700 lm output of C8+ Osram provides great flexibility. The flashlight has 140000 cd. This light can illuminate objects or areas with great brightness and clarity. 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.

Convoy C8+ Osram / 2

Software, user interface, modes

Modes4/12 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. The C8+ Osram flashlight has a strobe function, it produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The C8+ Osram flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The C8+ Osram doesn't have charger port. The Low Voltage Protection helps save the battery's capacity. The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period.

Accessories, package contents

Package contentslanyard

When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Convoy 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
  • tactical switch
  • super bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof

Cons

  • cool light
  • moderated performance
  • no battery indicator
  • no built-in charger
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

Convoy C8+ Osram / C8PLUSOSRAM photo 1.
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Convoy C8+ Osram / C8PLUSOSRAM

Comparisons

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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.