Fenix LD12R: Dual Light Sources Multipurpose Flashlight

1 x Luminus SST20 LED, 1 x SC1818C LED
600 lm output
8616 cd intensity
1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery

The Fenix LD12R (LD12R) released in 2023. It uses 1 x Luminus SST20 LED, 1 x SC1818C LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 600 lm output, 8616 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 186 m.

The LD12R flashlight is an indispensable tool in various situations, from everyday tasks and outdoor adventures to emergency preparedness and professional use. This light has 4 + 3 modes of lighting. Instead of having to cycle through multiple modes to find the desired setting, mode memory of LD12R ensures that the flashlight starts in the mode you prefer or need. The USB charger port allows you to charge your flashlight using alternative power sources, making them even more suitable for outdoor adventures or emergency situations where access to electricity may be limited.

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Fenix LD12R (LD12R) specifications

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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.


Weight74 g
Length121 mm
Body diameter19 mm
Head diameter22 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

This 74 g flashlight would generally be considered lightweight and easy to handle for most people. The length of the LD12R flashlight can affect its portability. A shorter flashlight is generally easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch, making it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. Aluminium body of LD12R 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.

HAIII coating is widely used in the flashlight industry due to its durability, corrosion resistance, improved grip, and aesthetic appeal. The LD12R flashlight is available in black.


Emitter1 x Luminus SST20 LED, 1 x SC1818C LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchmechanical rear

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. With the smooth reflector of the LD12R, the beam tends to have a well-defined hotspot at the center, which provides a concentrated beam of light for long-range applications.

The LD12R 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 rear switch of LD12R is typically operated with the thumb or finger, making it easily accessible and convenient to use. The positioning of the switch at the rear of the flashlight allows for natural and intuitive operation, particularly in one-handed scenarios.


Flux600 lm
Intensity8616 cd
Throw186 m
CD/LM factor14.36

600 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. With 8616 cd, the LD12R 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.


Modes4 + 3 modes
Mode memoryyes
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. The LD12R has mode memory. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again.


Battery1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance1.5 m
Specialsdual light sources

The LD12R flashlight utilizes 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery as its power source. The LD12R has a battery indicator. A battery indicator is a feature that provides information about the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. It helps users monitor the battery status and estimate how much runtime they have left before the battery needs to be recharged or replaced. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with a USB power source.

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. The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the LD12R 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. The LD12R flashlight proudly boasts an exceptional impact resistance rating of 1.5 m. This flashlight is equipped with a magnetic base, enabling it to effortlessly adhere to metal surfaces.


Package contentsARB-L14-800 battery
USB Type-C cable

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. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

The performance of the Fenix LD12R 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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