Folomov 18650S (2018) review
The Folomov 18650S (18650S) released in 2018. It uses Nichia 219D LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 900 lm output, 6940 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 167 m.
This light has 5 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.
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Folomov 18650S (18650S) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 50 g
- 99 mm
- Body diameter
- 25.4 mm
- Head diameter
- 25.4 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of 18650S manufactured by Nichia, a Japanese LED manufacturer. The 18650S has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.
- Nichia 219D LED
- Color temperature
- 3000 K
- AR coated glass
- mechanical rear
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. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.
- 900 lm
- 6940 cd
- 167 m
- CD/LM factor
The 18650S has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The 18650S is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.
- 5 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The 18650S cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.
- 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your 18650S. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.
- Package contents
- 18650 battery with microUSB
The performance of the Folomov 18650S 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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