Fenix HL18R-T (2021) review
The Fenix HL18R-T (HL18R-T) released in 2021. It uses Cree XP-G3 S3 LED, 2 x Everlight 2835 white LEDs, SMO reflector and 1 x ARB-LP1300 Li-Ion battery pack. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 500 lm output, 1700 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 82 m.
This light has 3 + 2 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. The HL18R-T flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.
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Fenix HL18R-T (HL18R-T) specifications
- 63.2 g
- 68.5 mm
- Body diameter
- 45 mm
- Head diameter
- 39.5 mm
- 68.5 x 45 x 39.5 mm
The emitter of HL18R-T manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The HL18R-T has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better.
- Cree XP-G3 S3 LED, 2 x Everlight 2835 white LEDs
- Color temperature
- 6500 K
- dual electronic top
The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.
- 500 lm
- 1700 cd
- 82 m
- CD/LM factor
The HL18R-T has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.
- 3 + 2 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with any USB power source. 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 built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.
- 1 x ARB-LP1300 Li-Ion battery pack
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- Impact resistance
- 1.5 m
- AUX LEDs
- flood- and spotlight
It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your HL18R-T.
- Package contents
- ARB-LP1300 battery pack
The performance of the Fenix HL18R-T 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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