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Haikelite HK90 18000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

3 x Luminus SBT90.2 LEDs
18000 lm output
750000 cd intensity
3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries

The Haikelite HK90 (HK90) released in 2020. It uses 3 x Luminus SBT90.2 LEDs, SMO reflector and 3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 18000 lm output, 750000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1732 m.

The HK90 lashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. Since the HK90 flashlight automatically recalls the last used mode, there is no need to access higher brightness levels unless specifically required. The strobe function can be utilized as a self-defense tool, providing a non-lethal means to deter or disorient attackers This USB rechargeable flashlight is designed to be compact and lightweight, making them highly portable and easy to carry.

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The specifications below are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Haikelite HK90, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

Haikelite HK90 (HK90) specifications

BrandHaikelite
NameHK90
TypeHK90
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1281 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

The presence of a flashlight can provide a sense of reassurance and confidence in unfamiliar or potentially dangerous environments.

Body

Weight1119 g
Length200 mm
Body diameter60 mm
Head diameter100 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
desert tan
silver

The flashlight is a bit heavy, its weight is 1119 g. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII coating provides excellent corrosion resistance, protecting the underlying aluminum from exposure to moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. The HK90 offers an impressive assortment of captivating colors: black, desert tan, silver.

System

Emitter3 x Luminus SBT90.2 LEDs
Color temperature5700 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Luminus has established a positive reputation as a reliable LED manufacturer. Warm white light is generally considered more comfortable and less harsh on the eyes compared to cool white light. If long-range illumination and throw distance are the primary requirements, a flashlight with a smooth reflector may be more suitable. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The electronic switches may have a higher likelihood of standby drain compared to mechanical switches.

Performance

Flux18000 lm
Intensity750000 cd
Throw1732 m
CD/LM factor41.67

Flashlights with high lumen outputs are often larger and heavier due to the increased number of LEDs, advanced cooling mechanisms, and larger battery requirements. Flashlights with extremely high luminous intensity often require significant power and generate more heat due to the increased energy output. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) is a measure of a flashlight's beam intensity relative to its total luminous flux or output.

Software

Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeyes
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. Instead of having predefined brightness levels or fixed modes, the ramping mode lets you adjust the light intensity seamlessly within a specific range. The strobe function is designed to create a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The SOS code consists of three short signals, followed by three long signals, and then three short signals again.

Features

Battery3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx7
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The power source of the HK90 flashlight is 3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries, providing reliable and long-lasting energy for optimal performance. The battery indicator helps prevent unexpected power failures during critical situations and ensures that the flashlight is ready for use when needed. USB rechargeable flashlights have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their convenience and sustainability.

The Low Voltage Protection helps to preserve the battery's capacity and prevent it from reaching a critically low voltage level. The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating, which can be detrimental to the flashlight's performance, battery, and overall safety. The "7" in the IPx7 rating indicates that the flashlight, can withstand being submerged in water up to a certain depth for a limited time without being damaged. The HK90 flashlight proudly boasts an exceptional impact resistance rating of 1 m.

Accessories

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
USB Type-C cable
gimbal screw
lanyard
strap

The lanyard of HK90 helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground. When using spare O-rings, it's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for proper installation.

The performance of the Haikelite HK90 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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