Fenix LD02 v2 CW 120lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XD 16 LED
120 lm output
580 cd intensity
1 x AAA battery

The Fenix LD02 v2 CW (LD02V2CW) released in 2020. It uses Cree XD 16 LED, TIR reflector and 1 x AAA battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 120 lm output, 580 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 48 m.

The LD02 v2 CW flashlight is an essential tools for emergency preparedness. In situations like natural disasters or blackouts, when electricity is unavailable, a flashlight becomes crucial for navigating dark areas, locating supplies, or signaling for help. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of LD02 v2 CW. This light has 4 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.

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Fenix LD02 v2 CW (LD02V2CW) specifications

NameLD02 v2 CW
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The LD02 v2 CW flashlight enhance personal safety and security. It allows you to illuminate dark areas, identify potential hazards, or deter threats by shining light on them.


Weight24 g
Length92 mm
Head diameter13.5 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The LD02 v2 CW is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. It's important to consider the length of the flashlight to ensure it fits comfortably in your desired carrying method. The aluminium body of LD02 v2 CW has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components, such as the LED or battery. The HAIII process produces a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum, making it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. This improves the overall durability of the flashlight body. The LD02 v2 CW flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.


EmitterCree XD 16 LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchmechanical rear

Cree LEDs are commonly used in a wide range of lighting applications. Their products are trusted by lighting professionals and have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. The TIR lens of LD02 v2 CW 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.

The LD02 v2 CW 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. The LD02 v2 CW uses a reear switch. Rear switches are commonly found on tactical flashlights designed for law enforcement, military, and self-defense purposes. The rear switch allows for quick and easy momentary activation or constant-on activation, enabling rapid response and tactical maneuvering.


Flux120 lm
Intensity580 cd
Throw48 m
CD/LM factor4.83

120 lm can provide a decent amount of brightness and be suitable for many everyday tasks, it may not be sufficient for certain scenarios or individuals with specific requirements. 580 cd can provide a reasonable level of luminous intensity for many everyday lighting tasks. 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 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.


Battery1 x AAA battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationyes

The LD02 v2 CW flashlight utilizes 1 x AAA battery as its power source. The LD02 v2 CW cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. A protected battery is recommended as the light itself does not have low voltage protection (LVP). The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the LD02 v2 CW flashlight, is fully protected against the entry of dust and other solid objects. The "8" in the IP68 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress.


Package contentsAAA battery
spare o-ring

With an included battery you can immediately use the flashlight for your desired applications, saving time and allowing you to focus on your tasks or activities. 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 LD02 v2 CW 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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