Fenix WF11E 200lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Fenix WF11E (WF11E) released in 2020. It uses Cree XP-G2 LED, SMO reflector and 3 x AA batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 200 lm output, 8512 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 185 m.
The WF11E lashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 3 modes of lighting. Without mode memory, this flashlight always starts in the default mode.
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Fenix WF11E (WF11E) specifications
This Fenix flashlight is designed to be compact and handheld, making it easy to carry and maneuver.
|Body diameter||24 mm|
|Head diameter||49 mm|
The 160 g flashlight is generally comfortable to hold for extended periods and easy to carry in pockets or bags. They are suitable for various applications such as camping, hiking, or emergency situations. A 120-gram flashlight strikes a good balance between functionality, convenience, and weight. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. The WF11E flashlight is available in a variety of colors, and the choice of color can serve different purposes and preferences.
|Emitter||Cree XP-G2 LED|
|Color temperature||6000 K|
|Lens||AR coated glass|
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 WF11E uses a smooth reflector. Unlike the textured surface of an orange peel reflector, a smooth reflector has a polished, mirror-like surface.
The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The WF11E has electronic switch. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features that allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight. This may include setting specific modes, configuring brightness levels, or enabling unique functions according to individual preferences.
If you mainly need a flashlight for basic tasks like finding keys, navigating in dimly lit areas, or occasional use around the house, 200 lm can be adequate. With 8512 cd, the WF11E 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 distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The stated throw distance typically indicates the point at which the brightness falls below a specified threshold, such as 0.25 lux. Flashlights with a higher cd/lm ratio typically excel in long-range throw and focused beam applications, while flashlights with a lower cd/lm ratio may provide a wider and more evenly distributed beam for closer-range illumination or general-purpose use.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences.
|Battery||3 x AA batteries|
The WF11E flashlight utilizes 3 x AA batteries as its power source. The WF11E doesn't have charger port. A charger port is a designated connection point or interface where you can plug in a charger to recharge the flashlight's battery. The WF11E flashlight doesn't have built-in LVP, it is recommended to use a protected battery to prevent over-discharging. The protective circuit of battery helps safeguard the battery from various potential risks and ensures safe and reliable operation.
This flashlight doesn't have built-in temperature control. Flashlights without thermal protection may rely on other design elements for heat dissipation, such as heat sinks, fins, or body materials with good thermal conductivity. The "6" in the IP67 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the WF11E flashlight, is fully protected against the entry of dust and other solid objects.
The "7" in the IP67 rating indicates that the WF11E flashlight, can withstand being submerged in water up to a certain depth for a limited time without being damaged. The WF11E flashlight is magnetic. It allows you to attach the flashlight to metal surfaces, freeing up your hands for other tasks.
|Package contents||3 x AA batteries|
The lanyard of WF11E helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground. When using spare O-rings, it's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for proper installation.
The performance of the Fenix WF11E 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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