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Fitorch P30R flashlight review

Cree XP-L LED
1180 lm output
23300 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Fitorch P30R flashlight was released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1180 lm output, 23300 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 305 m.

Curious to see if this flashlight impresses? Read on!

Table of Contents

  • Fitorch P30R specifications
    • Body, materials, weight, colors
    • System, LED, lens, reflector
    • Performance, flux, intensity, throw
    • Software, user interface, modes
    • Features, battery, protections
    • Accessories, package contents
  • Conclusion, pros and cons
  • Photos

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Fitorch P30R / P30R

The P30R flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. This light has 3 modes of lighting. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The P30R's mode memory makes the flashlight start in your preferred or needed mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors. The USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

Fitorch P30R specifications

BrandFitorch
NameP30R
TypeP30R
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1439 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.

Fitorch P30R / 2

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight136.5 g
Length144 mm
Body diameter25 mm
Head diameter35.4 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The flashlight weighs 136.5 g. It is generally comfortable to hold for a long time, and it is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminium body of the P30R has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. The P30R flashlight is available in black.

Fitorch P30R / 1

System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XP-L LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side, mechanical rear

Lighting professionals trust Cree LEDs. Cree LEDs have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The smooth reflector creates a well-defined hotspot at the center. This hotspot provides a concentrated beam for long-range use. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission.

The P30R flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight. Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. The rear switch is at the end of the P30R flashlight. It helps you hold it securely.

Fitorch P30R / 3

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1180 lm
Intensity23300 cd
Throw305 m
CD/LM factor19.75

With 1180 lm, the P30R flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The P30R flashlight has 23300 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. The throw is the 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, user interface, modes

Modes3 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences. 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 P30R flashlight has a strobe function. It produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmicroUSB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno
Specialspowerbank function

The P30R flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. It helps them decide when to recharge or replace the battery. A flashlight's USB charger can be very useful. This is especially true in emergencies. In such situations, access to power outlets may be limited. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells.

The P30R has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. Combining a flashlight and a power bank into one device makes it smaller and more convenient.

Accessories, package contents

Package contentsOTG cable
keyring
lanyard
microUSB cable
nylon holster
spare o-ring
spare rubber cover

The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. It also gives a more stable hold. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the P30R 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 Fitorch 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
  • tactical switch
  • adequate performance
  • super bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • protective holster

Cons

  • cool light
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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Fitorch P30R / P30R

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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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