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Folomov Tour B4M flashlight review

Cree XP-L V6 LED
1200 lm output
31000 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Folomov Tour B4M flashlight was released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L V6 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1200 lm output, 31000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 352 m.

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Table of Contents

  • Folomov Tour B4M 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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Folomov Tour B4M / TOURB4M

The Tour B4M flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The Tour B4M's mode memory makes the user experience more seamless and intuitive. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available. This USB rechargeable flashlight is small and light. It is easy to carry.

Folomov Tour B4M specifications

BrandFolomov
NameTour B4M
TypeTOURB4M
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1438 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

A flashlight provides reassurance and confidence. It is helpful in unfamiliar or dangerous places.

Folomov Tour B4M / 4

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight104.5 g
Length135.6 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter25.4 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

This 104.5 g flashlight is slightly heavier than most handheld flashlights. But, it is still at a reasonable weight. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. 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. This flashlight features a captivating black color.

Folomov Tour B4M / 3

System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XP-L V6 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Cree is a US-based LED manufacturer. It is well-regarded for its high-quality products and innovation in lighting. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. Flashlights use the smooth reflector when long-range light is important. This includes searchlights and thrower flashlights. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. This makes the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches.

Folomov Tour B4M / 2

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1200 lm
Intensity31000 cd
Throw352 m
CD/LM factor25.83

The 1200 lm output of Tour B4M provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. The Tour B4M flashlight has 31000 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.

Folomov Tour B4M / 1

Software, user interface, modes

Modes4 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. Designers created the strobe function to produce a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The SOS code starts three short signals. Then, three long signals follow. Finally, there are three short signals again.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmicroUSB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationno
ProtectionIPx6
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno
Specialspowerbank function

The Folomov Tour B4M flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator prevents surprise power failures. It ensures the flashlight is ready when needed. USB rechargeable flashlights are more popular now. They are popular because they are convenient and sustainable. The Low Voltage Protection helps save the battery's capacity. It stops it from reaching a critically low voltage. Flashlights without thermal protection may be more susceptible to overheating under extreme conditions.

The IPx6 rating indicates that the flashlight has a protection against water jets. Combining a flashlight and a power bank into one device makes it smaller and more convenient.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 battery
clip
lanyard
microUSB cable
nylon holster

Getting a flashlight with an included battery saves you time. It spares you the effort of finding a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery. The flashlight package is thoughtful, it has a holster. It offers you a practical and secure way to store your flashlight. With a clip, you can fasten the flashlight to a reachable spot. This ensures it is easy to get whenever you need it. The lanyard of the Tour B4M protects the flashlight from accidental damage. It does this by stopping it from falling or hitting the ground.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Tour B4M 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 Folomov 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
  • adequate performance
  • super bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • protective holster
  • clip

Cons

  • cool light
  • no thermal regulation
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

Folomov Tour B4M / TOURB4M photo 1.
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Folomov Tour B4M / TOURB4M

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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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