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Mateminco MT07 SST20 5500lm flashlight review: Pros and Cons

7 x Luminus SST20 LEDs
5500 lm output
43000 cd intensity
1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery

The Mateminco MT07 SST20 flashlight released in 2019. It uses 7 x Luminus SST20 LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 5500 lm output, 43000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 415 m.

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Mateminco MT07 SST20 / MT07SST20

The MT07 SST20 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 MT07 SST20 flashlight. The MT07 SST20 flashlight recalls the last used mode. So, you don't need to access higher brightness levels unless you need to.

You can use the strobe function as a self-defense tool. It provides a non-lethal way to deter or disorient attackers. The flashlight uses rechargeable batteries. You can recharge them with a USB cable connected to a power source.

Mateminco MT07 SST20 specifications

BrandMateminco
NameMT07 SST20
TypeMT07SST20
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1413 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

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

Mateminco MT07 SST20 / 4

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight168 g
Length111 mm
Body diameter34 mm
Head diameter44 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
gun gray
olive green
sand
silver

The MT07 SST20 is generally comfortable to hold for a long time. It is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for MT07 SST20 flashlight. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. This makes it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. The MT07 SST20 offers an impressive assortment of captivating colors: black, gun gray, olive green, sand, silver.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter7 x Luminus SST20 LEDs
Color temperature4000 K, 5000 K, 6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

Luminus has established a positive reputation as a reliable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The MT07 SST20's TIR lens is made of a single piece of transparent material. This material is typically acrylic or polycarbonate. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux5500 lm
Intensity43000 cd
Throw415 m
CD/LM factor7.82
CRI95

The MT07 SST20 flashlight has 5500 lm. It will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. The MT07 SST20 flashlight has 43000 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output. If accurate color is a priority for you, choose a flashlight with a CRI of 90 or above. The flashlight has a CRI of 95. It can show colors with exceptional accuracy, and it also captures subtle details.

Mateminco MT07 SST20 / 1

Software, user interface, modes

FirmwareAnduril
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeyes
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

The Anduril firmware is popular among flashlight enthusiasts. It is versatile, easy to use, and lets you customize flashlight behavior. 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. The MT07 SST20 flashlight has ramping mode. Its user interface lets you control the brightness by pressing and holding a button.

The MT07 SST20 flashlight has a strobe function. It produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx7
AUX LEDsyes
Magneticno

The MT07 SST20 flashlight's power source is 1 x 26650 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. It helps them decide when to recharge or replace the battery. A flashlight's USB charger can be very useful. This is especially true in emergencies. In such situations, access to power outlets may be limited. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. It stops over-discharging, which can reduce battery life or cause permanent damage.

The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety. The "7" in the IPx7 rating shows that the flashlight can survive being submerged in water. It can withstand a certain depth for a limited time without getting damaged. Auxiliary LEDs usually use less power than the main light source. For example, a white LED.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 adapter
2 x spare o-rings
21700 adapter
lanyard

When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. It also gives a more stable hold. When using spare O-rings, follow the maker's instructions. Use their guidelines for proper installation.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the MT07 SST20 flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Mateminco flashlight, like any other, has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a close look at both sides to understand this flashlight better. I share my thoughts on its standout features and the parts that might need improvement. Keep in mind, these are just my opinions, and you might have a different perspective.

Pros

  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • warm light
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • strong flux
  • super bright
  • superior CRI
  • Anduril firmware
  • mode memory
  • ramping mode
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • auxiliary LEDs
  • adapter included

Cons

  • non-magnetic

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David Hagon
I love bushcraft and flashlights. I find joy in mastering wilderness survival skills and exploring the realm of illuminating gadgets. Bushcraft isn't just fun, it's a learning journey. I form a strong bond with nature. It's more than a hobby, it enriches me in practical and spiritual ways.
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