Convoy Z1 2300lm review. Is it worth it in 2023?
The Convoy Z1 (Z1) released in 2020. It uses Luminus SST40 LED, no reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2300 lm output, 5625 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 150 m.
The Z1 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations or when you need instant visibility. This light has 4 modes of lighting. This flashlight does not have memory function.
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Convoy Z1 (Z1) specifications
Flashlights are compact and lightweight, making them highly portable. They can easily fit into pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments, allowing you to carry them wherever you go.
|Body diameter||28.2 mm|
|Head diameter||52 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
This 209 g flashlight is not excessively heavy, but it is noticeably heavier than the average weight for handheld flashlights. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. A longer flashlight may provide a more substantial grip, making it easier to hold and control, especially if you have larger hands. Aluminium body of Z1 is known for its durability and strength. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion, making it suitable for rugged outdoor use or in demanding environments.
The HAIII coating can also enhance the visual appearance of the flashlight. It offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. The Z1 flashlight is available in black.
|Emitter||Luminus SST40 LED|
|Color temperature||5000 K, 6500 K|
|Switch||mechanical rear, reverse clicky|
Luminus LEDs are known for their efficiency, brightness, color accuracy, and long lifespan. They offer a wide range of LED products with different characteristics to meet the diverse needs of the market. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. The multiple switch configuration on the Z1 flashlight can be a useful option, providing additional versatility and convenience in operating the flashlight.
The Z1 has mechanical switch. Mechanical switches are known for their durability and reliability. They are typically built with robust construction, making them resistant to wear and tear, and capable of enduring various environmental conditions. With a rear switch of Z1 flashlight, the operation of the flashlight is often straightforward and easy to grasp. A simple press or click of the rear switch turns the flashlight on or off, eliminating the need for complex button combinations or multi-step processes.
With 2300 lm, the Z1 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. This higher output can be advantageous in various situations where you require enhanced visibility or need to illuminate larger areas. With 5625 cd, the Z1 flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. It can illuminate objects or areas with greater clarity and visibility, even at longer distances.
The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor (candela-to-lumen ratio) provides information about how concentrated or focused the light output of a light source is. A higher cd/lm ratio indicates that the light is more concentrated in a specific direction, while a lower ratio indicates a more diffused or spread-out light output.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences.
|Battery||1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery|
|Impact resistance||1 m|
The Z1 flashlight utilizes 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The Z1 cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. 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 built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. It is recommended to handle flashlights with care and avoid subjecting them to unnecessary rough treatment to ensure their longevity and reliable operation.
By securing the flashlight with a lanyard, you can free up your hands for other tasks while keeping the flashlight within reach.
The performance of the Convoy Z1 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.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Convoy Z1, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.
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