Fenix RC20 (2016) review
The Fenix RC20 (RC20) released in 2016. It uses Cree XM-L2 U2 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 21100 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 291 m.
This light has 4 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode.
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Fenix RC20 (RC20) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 205 g
- 161 mm
- Body diameter
- 25.4 mm
- Head diameter
- 40 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of RC20 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The RC20 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.
- Cree XM-L2 U2 LED
- Color temperature
- 6500 K
- toughtened AR coated glass
- mechanical rear, mode button rear
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.
- 1000 lm
- 21100 cd
- 291 m
- CD/LM factor
The RC20 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.
- 4 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. 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 special 18650 Li-Ion battery
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your RC20. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.
- Package contents
- charging cradle
special 18650 battery
The performance of the Fenix RC20 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 Fenix RC20, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.
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