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Mecarmy PT16 1100lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

3 x Cree XP-G2 S4 LEDs
1100 lm output
6477 cd intensity
1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery

The Mecarmy PT16 (PT16) released in 2016. It uses 3 x Cree XP-G2 S4 LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1100 lm output, 6477 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 161 m.

The PT16 flashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. TIR lens plays a significant role in shaping the beam pattern of the PT16 flashlight. This light has 4 modes of lighting. Without mode memory, each time you turn on the PT16, it will start from the default or first mode in the sequence. 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.

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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 Mecarmy PT16, then tell us.

Mecarmy PT16 (PT16) specifications

BrandMecarmy
NamePT16
TypePT16
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1358 user votes.
Launch2016
Formflashlight

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

Body

Weight45 g
Length69 mm
Body diameter22.5 mm
Head diameter30 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

An extremely lightweight handheld flashlight weighs 45 g. 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 PT16 flashlight. The HAIII coating resists corrosion well. It shields the aluminum from moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.

System

Emitter3 x Cree XP-G2 S4 LEDs
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The PT16'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.

Performance

Flux1100 lm
Intensity6477 cd
Throw161 m
CD/LM factor5.89

The 1100 lm output of PT16 provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. The PT16 flashlight has 6477 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. 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.

Software

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences. You can use Strobe for signaling purposes. It can also be used for self-defense or to attract attention in emergency situations. The PT16's SOS mode produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes. It signals distress or emergency.

Features

Battery1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmicroUSB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The PT16 flashlight's power source is 1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. The battery indicator helps users check the battery status. It also estimates how much runtime they have left before recharging the battery. The built-in charger allows for convenient and versatile charging. You can use various USB power sources to recharge the battery. 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 flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this.

Accessories

Package contents16340 battery
lanyard
spare o-ring

The included battery is picked to match the power needs of the PT16 flashlight. This ensures reliable and efficient operation. Securing the flashlight with a lanyard frees up your hands for other tasks. It keeps the flashlight within reach. 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 Mecarmy PT16 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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