Lumintop FW4A XP-L HI 3600lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Lumintop FW4A XP-L HI (FW4AXPLHI) released in 2020. It uses 4 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 3600 lm output, 10180 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 202 m.
The FW4A XP-L HI 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. TIR lenses of the FW4A XP-L HI are engineered to optimize optical efficiency by reducing light scattering and minimizing lens artifacts. With mode memory, when you turn off the FW4A XP-L HI and then turn it back on again, it will automatically activate the mode that was last used before it was turned off. The strobe function of FW4A XP-L HI produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors.
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Lumintop FW4A XP-L HI (FW4AXPLHI) specifications
|Name||FW4A XP-L HI|
The presence of a flashlight can provide a sense of reassurance and confidence in unfamiliar or potentially dangerous environments.
|Body diameter||24.5 mm|
|Head diameter||28.5 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The 63 g flashlight may not provide the same level of brightness or features as larger models, it can be handy for quick and convenient illumination in emergency situations or for close-range tasks. The length of the FW4A XP-L HI 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.
The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. Anodizing enhances the corrosion resistance, hardness, and scratch resistance of the aluminum, while also allowing for a variety of attractive finishes. 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 FW4A XP-L HI flashlight is available in a variety of colors, and the choice of color can serve different purposes and preferences.
|Emitter||4 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs|
|Color temperature||5000 K, 6500 K|
Cree LEDs are commonly used in a wide range of lighting applications. Their products are trusted by lighting professionals and have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. This TIR lens offers flexibility in achieving various beam patterns, from wide-angle illumination to focused spotlights, depending on the specific design of the lens.
The FW4A XP-L HI has electronic switch. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features that allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight. This may include setting specific modes, configuring brightness levels, or enabling unique functions according to individual preferences. The rear switch of FW4A XP-L HI 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 3600 lm, the FW4A XP-L HI flashlight will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. It can illuminate large areas, outdoor spaces, or even act as a temporary spotlight in certain situations. The FW4A XP-L HI flashlight with 10180 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 distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The stated throw distance typically indicates the point at which the brightness falls below a specified threshold, such as 0.25 lux. Flashlights with a higher cd/lm ratio typically excel in long-range throw and focused beam applications, while flashlights with a lower cd/lm ratio may provide a wider and more evenly distributed beam for closer-range illumination or general-purpose use.
Anduril firmware is known for its user-friendly interface and extensive feature set. It is primarily used in flashlights that are compatible with firmware upgrades, allowing flashlight enthusiasts to enhance and personalize their flashlight's performance. The FW4A XP-L HI has mode memory. 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. Strobe mode on FW4A XP-L HI flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light. It can be used for signaling purposes, self-defense, or attracting attention in emergency situations. SOS mode of the FW4A XP-L HI produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes to signal distress or emergency situations. It is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.
|Battery||1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery|
The FW4A XP-L HI flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The FW4A XP-L HI doesn't have charger port. A charger port is a designated connection point or interface where you can plug in a charger to recharge the flashlight's battery. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery from being over-discharged, which can lead to reduced battery life or even permanent damage.
The FW4A XP-L HI has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. This feature helps prevent overheating, which can be detrimental to the flashlight's performance, battery, and overall safety. The FW4A XP-L HI flashlight with IPx8 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer.
|Package contents||2 x spare o-rings|
The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. When using spare O-rings, it's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for proper installation.
The performance of the Lumintop FW4A XP-L HI 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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