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Klarus E2 1600lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XHP35 HI LED
1600 lm output
9025 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Klarus E2 (E2) released in 2020. It uses Cree XHP35 HI LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1600 lm output, 9025 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 190 m.

The E2 is a powerful and reliable flashlight. It has impressive illumination and durable construction. It is an exceptional lighting tool, it works in many situations and environments. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of E2. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The E2 mode memory eliminates the need to cycle through modes. You don't have to do this each time you turn on the flashlight. It provides convenience and saves time.

You can use the strobe function as a self-defense tool. It provides a non-lethal way to deter or disorient attackers. This Klarus USB rechargeable flashlight comes with versatile charging options.

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We base the specifications below on the official data published by the manufacturer, while also considering user reviews. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Klarus E2, then tell us.

Klarus E2 (E2) specifications

BrandKlarus
NameE2
TypeE2
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1379 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

The E2 flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop threats by shining light on them.

Body

Weight57.6 g
Length115.3 mm
Head diameter23.2 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The E2 is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. A smaller flashlight is easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch. This makes it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. The aluminium body of the E2 has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. The body of E2 flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. The E2 flashlight comes in a stylish black color.

System

EmitterCree XHP35 HI LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchmechanical rear, mode pedal rear

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The TIR lens of the E2 can reduce light loss. To achieve high light output, it captures and redirects much of the emitted light. The E2 flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight.

Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. The rear switch of the E2 is usually operated with the thumb or finger. This makes it easy to reach and use.

Performance

Flux1600 lm
Intensity9025 cd
Throw190 m
CD/LM factor5.64

With 1600 lm, the E2 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The E2 flashlight has 9025 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw is the distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output.

Software

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. The E2 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.

Features

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

The E2 flashlight's power source is 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with a built-in charger. It works with a USB power source. The flashlight detects when the battery's voltage has dropped to a certain level. Then, it reduces or cuts off the power.

The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.

Accessories

Package contents18650 battery
lanyard
microUSB cable
pouch
spare o-ring

By including a battery with the flashlight, you avoid the extra expense. You would have to buy a battery separately. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. When using spare O-rings, follow the maker's instructions. Use their guidelines for proper installation.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Klarus E2 flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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