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Fenix TK11 TAC 1600lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Luminus SST40 LED
1600 lm output
27893 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Fenix TK11 TAC (TK11TAC) released in 2020. It uses Luminus SST40 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1600 lm output, 27893 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 334 m.

The TK11 TAC lashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 3 modes of lighting. Instead of having to cycle through multiple modes to find the desired setting, mode memory of TK11 TAC ensures that the flashlight starts in the mode you prefer or need. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors.

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Fenix TK11 TAC (TK11TAC) specifications

BrandFenix
NameTK11 TAC
TypeTK11TAC
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1300 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

Unlike ambient or overhead lighting sources, flashlights allow you to direct the light exactly where you need it.

Body

Weight114 g
Length140 mm
Body diameter23.5 mm
Head diameter34 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The 114 g flashlight is generally comfortable to hold for extended periods and easy to carry in pockets or bags. 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. The aluminium body of TK11 TAC has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components.

The HAIII coating provides excellent corrosion resistance, protecting the underlying aluminum from exposure to moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. The TK11 TAC flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.

System

EmitterLuminus SST40 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear, rotary rear

Luminus LEDs are known for their efficiency, brightness, color accuracy, and long lifespan. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. With the smooth reflector, the beam tends to have a well-defined hotspot at the center, which provides a concentrated beam of light for long-range applications. The AR coating reduces the loss of light due to reflections, allowing more light to pass through the lens.

The multiple switch configuration on the TK11 TAC flashlight can be a useful option, providing additional versatility and convenience in operating the flashlight. Mechanical switches are typically built with robust construction, making them resistant to wear and tear, and capable of enduring various environmental conditions. With a rear switch of TK11 TAC flashlight, the operation of the flashlight is often straightforward and easy to grasp.

Performance

Flux1600 lm
Intensity27893 cd
Throw334 m
CD/LM factor17.43

With 1600 lm, the TK11 TAC flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The TK11 TAC flashlight with 27893 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. 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.

Software

Modes3 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. 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. The TK11 TAC is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.

Features

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
Impact resistance2 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The TK11 TAC flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The TK11 TAC cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. When the flashlight detects that the voltage of the battery has dropped to a certain threshold, it automatically reduces or cuts off the power output. The TK11 TAC has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation.

The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. The "8" in the IP68 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress. The impact resistance of a flashlight refers to its ability to withstand physical shocks or impacts without being damaged.

Accessories

Package contentsclip
nylon holster
spare o-ring

The holster provides a reliable and convenient way to keep your flashlight securely protected when not in use. The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.

The performance of the Fenix TK11 TAC 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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