Fenix HP30R V2.0 3000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

1 x Cree XHP50.2 LED, 2 x Cree XP-G3 LEDs
3000 lm output
17933 cd intensity
2 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Fenix HP30R V2.0 (HP30RV20) released in 2022. It uses 1 x Cree XHP50.2 LED, 2 x Cree XP-G3 LEDs, TIR reflector and 2 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 3000 lm output, 17933 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 268 m.

The HP30R V2.0 headlamp is designed to provide hands-free illumination, allowing the user to have both hands available for other tasks while having a focused light source. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of HP30R V2.0. This light has 4 + 3 modes of lighting. Lack of mode memory means you need to manually adjust the flashlight's settings each time you turn it on to get the desired mode. This Fenix USB rechargeable flashlight comes with versatile charging options.

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Fenix HP30R V2.0 (HP30RV20) specifications

NameHP30R V2.0
Rated 4/5 based on 262 user votes.

The HP30R V2.0 is a comfortable headlamp. Whether you're engaging in outdoor activities like camping, running, or fishing, or working in industries such as construction, mining, or maintenance, headlamps provide efficient and focused illumination.


Weight437 g
Length92 mm
Body diameter44 mm
Head diameter56 mm
Dimensions92 x 44 x 56 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

This 437 g flashlight is quite heavy for a handheld flashlight. The increased weight can provide advantages such as longer runtime, enhanced durability, and the ability to project a brighter and farther-reaching beam. 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.

The aluminium body of HP30R V2.0 has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components, such as the LED or battery. 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. The HP30R V2.0 flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.


Emitter1 x Cree XHP50.2 LED, 2 x Cree XP-G3 LEDs
Color temperature6500 K
Switchrotating switch

The emitter of HP30R V2.0 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 TIR lens of HP30R V2.0 can minimize light loss and achieve high light output by capturing and redirecting a significant portion of the emitted light. This can result in improved overall beam quality, better beam control, and reduced stray light.


Flux3000 lm
Intensity17933 cd
Throw268 m
CD/LM factor5.98

With 3000 lm, the HP30R V2.0 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. The HP30R V2.0 flashlight with 17933 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 is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) is a measure of a flashlight's beam intensity relative to its total luminous flux or output. It quantifies the concentration of light emitted by the flashlight in relation to the total amount of light produced.


Modes4 + 3 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences.


Battery2 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance2 m
Specialsflood- and spotlight
powerbank function

The Fenix HP30R V2.0 flashlight is powered by 2 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The USB charger port on a flashlight can be particularly useful in emergency situations where access to power outlets may be limited. 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. The "6" in the IP66 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the HP30R V2.0 flashlight, is fully protected against the entry of dust and other solid objects. The IP66 rating indicates that the HP30R V2.0 flashlight has a protection against water jets.

With an impressive impact resistance rating of 2 m, the HP30R V2.0 flashlight is built to endure accidental drops or impacts, ensuring its resilience and dependable performance in demanding situations. The HP30R V2.0 flashlight can be used as a powerbank to recharge a device, such as a mobile phone.


Package contents2 x ARB-L21-5000 battery
3 cable clips
USB Type-C cable
helmet attachment hooks
spare o-ring

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your HP30R V2.0. With a clip, you can securely fasten the flashlight to a reachable location, ensuring it is easily accessible whenever you need it. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings or waiting for replacements to arrive, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.

The performance of the Fenix HP30R V2.0 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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