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Fireflies E07 XPL flashlight review

7 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs
6900 lm output
40000 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Fireflies E07 XPL flashlight released in 2019. It uses 7 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 6900 lm output, 40000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 400 m.

Want to know if the Fireflies's flashlight stands out? Keep going!

Table of Contents

The content of this article reflects our own experiences and viewpoints. We aim to offer insights on a topic, and we hope others find it helpful and motivating. Additionally, we make every effort to provide accurate and comprehensive coverage. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Fireflies E07 XPL, then tell us.

Fireflies E07 XPL / E07XPL

The E07 XPL flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. The E07 XPL has TIR lenses. Engineers design them to minimize light scattering and decrease lens artifacts. The E07 XPL flashlight recalls the last used mode. So, you don't need to access higher brightness levels unless you need to. You can use the strobe function as a self-defense tool. It provides a non-lethal way to deter or disorient attackers.

Fireflies E07 XPL specifications

BrandFireflies
NameE07 XPL
TypeE07XPL
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1422 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

This Fireflies flashlight is compact and handheld. It is easy to carry and maneuver.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight125 g
Length112 mm
Body diameter26 mm
Head diameter37.5 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
gold
gray
silver

The E07 XPL is generally comfortable to hold for a long time. It is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. Consider the length of the flashlight. It should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. The aluminum bodies can be anodized. This adds a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. The E07 XPL offers an impressive assortment of captivating colors: black, gold, gray, silver.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter7 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs
Color temperature4000 K, 5000 K, 6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. This TIR lens offers flexibility. It can create many beam patterns, from wide angles to spotlights. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux6900 lm
Intensity40000 cd
Throw400 m
CD/LM factor5.8

The E07 XPL flashlight has 6900 lm. It will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. The E07 XPL flashlight has 40000 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output.

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Software, user interface, modes

FirmwareAnduril
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeyes
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

The Anduril firmware is popular among flashlight enthusiasts. It is versatile, easy to use, and lets you customize flashlight behavior. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. It stays in that mode when you turn it on again. The light doesn't have predefined brightness levels or fixed modes. Instead, the ramping mode lets you adjust the light smoothly within a specific range.

Strobe mode on E07 XPL flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light. The SOS signal is an international distress call. It indicates an urgent need for help.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx6
AUX LEDsyes
Magneticno

The E07 XPL flashlight's power source is 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. A battery indicator is a feature. It shows the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. The E07 XPL doesn't have charger port. The Low Voltage Protection helps save the battery's capacity. It stops it from reaching a critically low voltage. The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety.

The IPx6 rating indicates that the flashlight has a protection against water jets. Auxiliary LEDs provide extra lighting options beyond the main beam of the flashlight.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contentsclip
lanyard
spare o-ring

When you clip the flashlight to a good spot, you can angle or position it. This will give you hands-free light. Attaching a lanyard to your E07 XPL flashlight provides an additional layer of security. It reduces the risk of accidental drops or loss. When using spare O-rings, follow the maker's instructions. Use their guidelines for proper installation.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the E07 XPL flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Fireflies flashlight, like any other, has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a close look at both sides to understand this flashlight better. I share my thoughts on its standout features and the parts that might need improvement. Keep in mind, these are just my opinions, and you might have a different perspective.

Pros

  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • warm light
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • strong flux
  • super bright
  • Anduril firmware
  • mode memory
  • ramping mode
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • auxiliary LEDs
  • clip

Cons

  • no built-in charger
  • non-magnetic

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David Hagon
I love bushcraft and flashlights. I find joy in mastering wilderness survival skills and exploring the realm of illuminating gadgets. Bushcraft isn't just fun, it's a learning journey. I form a strong bond with nature. It's more than a hobby, it enriches me in practical and spiritual ways.
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