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Fireflies T9R NM1 flashlight review

Osram KW CULNM1.TG LED
900 lm output
600000 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Fireflies T9R NM1 flashlight released in 2021. It uses Osram KW CULNM1.TG LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 900 lm output, 600000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1549 m.

Wondering if the Fireflies's flashlight is a must-have? Keep reading to find out!

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 T9R NM1, then tell us.

Fireflies T9R NM1 / T9RNM1

The T9R NM1 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. The T9R NM1 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. This USB rechargeable flashlight has become popular. It's a top choice for both everyday and demanding use.

Fireflies T9R NM1 specifications

BrandFireflies
NameT9R NM1
TypeT9RNM1
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1185 user votes.
Launch2021
Formflashlight

Flashlights let you navigate in the dark. They help you find supplies and signal for help. They also provide comfort and security in tough times.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight199 g
Length167 mm
Body diameter26.5 mm
Head diameter65 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The T9R NM1 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. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for T9R NM1 flashlight. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.

Fireflies T9R NM1 / 1

System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterOsram KW CULNM1.TG LED
Color temperature6000 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Osram has a reputation for producing LEDs that deliver consistent quality and durability. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. If you need long-range light, get a flashlight with a smooth reflector. It will have more throw distance. The AR coating of the lens helps to reduce these reflections. It does this by changing the lens surface's refractive index. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux900 lm
Intensity600000 cd
Throw1549 m
CD/LM factor666.67

The 900 lm output of T9R NM1 provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. These flashlights have very high intensity. They need lots of power and make a lot of heat, this is because they have high energy output. 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.

Fireflies T9R NM1 / 4

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 T9R NM1 flashlight has ramping mode. Its user interface lets you control the brightness by pressing and holding a button.

Strobe mode on T9R NM1 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 portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP66
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The T9R NM1 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 T9R NM1 flashlight can charge from a USB power source. This source can be a wall adapter, computer, power bank, or car charger. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. It stops over-discharging, which can reduce battery life or cause permanent damage.

The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety. The "6" in the IP66 rating shows the level of protection. It's against solid objects, like dust and foreign particles. The IP66 rating indicates that the flashlight has a protection against water jets. This flashlight can withstand impacts. They can be up to 1 m without causing much harm.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the T9R NM1 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
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • extremely bright
  • Anduril firmware
  • mode memory
  • ramping mode
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • dust protected
  • waterproof

Cons

  • cool light
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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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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