Manker MC13 950lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

950 lm output
144000 cd intensity
1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery

The Manker MC13 (MC13) released in 2020. It uses Osram KW CULNM1.TG LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 950 lm output, 144000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 759 m.

The MC13 flashlight is an essential tools for emergency preparedness. In disasters or blackouts, when electricity is unavailable, a flashlight is crucial. It helps you navigate dark areas. TIR lens plays a significant role in shaping the beam pattern of the MC13 flashlight. This light has 5 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the MC13 and then turn it back on, it will activate the last used mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors.

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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 MC13, then tell us.

Manker MC13 (MC13) specifications

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This Manker flashlight offers portability, versatility, and reliability in providing illumination.


Weight108.6 g
Length90.8 mm
Body diameter25.8 mm
Head diameter41.7 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The flashlight weighs 108.6 g. It is generally comfortable to hold for a long time, and it is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for MC13 flashlight. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. This makes it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.


EmitterOsram KW CULNM1.TG LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchmechanical rear

People know Osram LEDs for their high performance, energy efficiency, and reliability. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The MC13's TIR lens is made of a single piece of transparent material. This material is typically acrylic or polycarbonate. Mechanical switches often offer tactile feedback. Users can feel a distinct click or resistance when they press the switch. The rear switch allows for quick and easy momentary or constant-on activation. It enables rapid response and tactical moves.


Flux950 lm
Intensity144000 cd
Throw759 m
CD/LM factor151.58

The 950 lm output of MC13 provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. The flashlight has 144000 cd. It will provide a strong beam of light. This light can illuminate objects or areas with great brightness and clarity. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.


Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

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. You can use Strobe for signaling purposes. It can also be used for self-defense or to attract attention in emergency situations. The MC13's SOS mode produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes. It signals distress or emergency.


Battery1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance1 m

The MC13 flashlight utilizes 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The MC13 doesn't have charger port. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. It stops over-discharging, which can reduce battery life or cause permanent damage. The MC13 has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this. A flashlight's impact resistance can vary. It depends on its design, construction, and intended use.


Package contents18350 battery with USB Type-C
USB Type-C cable
spare o-ring

The included battery is picked by the manufacturer. It is picked for the best compatibility and performance with the MC13 flashlight. The clip allows you to attach this flashlight to a belt, pocket, backpack, or other items. This enables convenient hands-free carry. Securing the flashlight with a lanyard frees up your hands for other tasks. It keeps the flashlight within reach. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Manker MC13 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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