Klarus G30 (2018) review
The Klarus G30 (G30) released in 2018. It uses Cree MT-G2 LED, OP reflector and 3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2450 lm output, 12100 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 220 m.
This light has 4 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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Klarus G30 (G30) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 280 g
- 134 mm
- Body diameter
- 47.5 mm
- Head diameter
- 47.5 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of G30 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The G30 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. It has an AR coated lens.
- Cree MT-G2 LED
- Color temperature
- 5500 K
- toughtened AR coated glass
- electronic side, electronic 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.
- 2450 lm
- 12100 cd
- 220 m
- CD/LM factor
The G30 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 G30 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.
- 4 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The G30 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.
- 3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.
- Package contents
- 3 x 18650 batteries
The performance of the Klarus G30 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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