Klarus FH10 1060lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Klarus FH10 (FH10) released in 2018. It uses Cree XM-L2 U2 LED, OP reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1060 lm output, 14538 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 241 m.
The FH10 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations or when you need instant visibility. This light has 3 modes of lighting. This flashlight does not have memory function. The strobe function can be utilized as a self-defense tool, providing a non-lethal means to deter or disorient attackers
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Klarus FH10 (FH10) specifications
The FH10 flashlight enhances safety by illuminating potential hazards and improving visibility in low-light conditions.
|Body diameter||25.4 mm|
|Head diameter||35 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The FH10 generally comfortable to hold for extended periods and easy to carry in pockets or bags. The length of the FH10 flashlight can affect its portability. A shorter flashlight is generally easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch, making it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. Aluminium body of FH10 is known for its durability and strength. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion, making it suitable for rugged outdoor use or in demanding environments.
The HAIII coating can also enhance the visual appearance of the flashlight. It offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. The FH10 flashlight is available in black.
|Emitter||Cree XM-L2 U2 LED|
|Color temperature||6500 K|
|Switch||mechanical rear, mode pedal rear|
Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer and has a track record of delivering high-quality and innovative lighting solutions. Warm white light is generally considered more comfortable and less harsh on the eyes compared to cool white light. The FH10 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. The multiple switch configuration on the FH10 flashlight can be a useful option, providing additional versatility and convenience in operating the flashlight.
The FH10 has mechanical switch. Mechanical switches are known for their durability and reliability. They are typically built with robust construction, making them resistant to wear and tear, and capable of enduring various environmental conditions. The rear switch of FH10 is typically operated with the thumb or finger, making it easily accessible and convenient to use. The positioning of the switch at the rear of the flashlight allows for natural and intuitive operation, particularly in one-handed scenarios.
With 1060 lm, the FH10 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. This higher output can be advantageous in various situations where you require enhanced visibility or need to illuminate larger areas. The FH10 flashlight with 14538 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. This can be advantageous for outdoor activities, search and rescue operations, or scenarios where long-range visibility is required.
The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor (candela-to-lumen ratio) provides information about how concentrated or focused the light output of a light source is. A higher cd/lm ratio indicates that the light is more concentrated in a specific direction, while a lower ratio indicates a more diffused or spread-out light output.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The strobe function on the FH10 flashlight is a feature that produces a rapid and repetitive flashing of light. It is designed to create a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect.
|Battery||1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery|
The power source of the FH10 flashlight is 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery, providing reliable and long-lasting energy for optimal performance. The FH10 cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. When the FH10 flashlight detects that the voltage of the battery has dropped to a certain threshold, it automatically reduces or cuts off the power output to prevent further discharge. This helps to preserve the battery's capacity and prevent it from reaching a critically low voltage level.
The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "8" in the IPx8 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress.
|Package contents||18650 battery|
By including a battery with the flashlight, you avoid the additional expense of purchasing a battery separately. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. Having spare O-rings allows you to replace them as needed, ensuring that the flashlight maintains its water-tight seal and remains protected from moisture or water ingress.
The performance of the Klarus FH10 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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