Manker E05 400lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

400 lm output
4500 cd intensity
1 x AA battery

The Manker E05 (E05) released in 2020. It uses Osram KW CSLNM1.TG LED, OP reflector and 1 x AA battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 400 lm output, 4500 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 134 m.

The E05 flashlight is a key tool in many situations. It's used for everyday tasks, outdoor adventures, emergencies, and professional work. This light has 3 modes of lighting. This flashlight does not have memory function. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.

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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 Manker E05, then tell us.

Manker E05 (E05) specifications

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The E05 flashlight enhances safety. It illuminates hazards and improves visibility in low light.


Weight37.4 g
Length93 mm
Head diameter20 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The flashlight weighs 37.4 g. It is lightweight and easy to handle for most people. 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 E05 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. Flashlight makers widely use HAIII coating. It is durable, resists corrosion, and improves grip. It also looks good. The E05 flashlight is available in assorted colors: black, titanium.


EmitterOsram KW CSLNM1.TG LED
Color temperature6500 K
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear

Osram is a German lighting manufacturer. It is a well-known and respected LED maker in the lighting industry. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. The E05 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission.

Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. The rear switch of the E05 is rugged and durable. It can withstand harsh conditions and repeated use.


Flux400 lm
Intensity4500 cd
Throw134 m
CD/LM factor11.25

400 lm can provide a decent amount of brightness and be suitable for many everyday tasks. The E05 flashlight has 4500 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. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.


Modes3 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences. The E05 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate.


Battery1 x AA battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The Manker E05 flashlight is powered by 1 x AA battery. The E05 cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. Use a protected battery. This flashlight lacks low voltage protection (LVP). This light does not have temperature control feature. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.


Package contentsclip
spare o-ring

The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. Replacing worn or damaged O-rings helps a lot. It keeps up the flashlight's durability and performance.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Manker E05 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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