Nebo Torchy 1000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

unspecified LED
1000 lm output
4225 cd intensity
1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery

The Nebo Torchy (TORCHY) released in 2019. It uses unspecified LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 4225 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 130 m.

The Torchy flashlight is an indispensable tool in various situations, from everyday tasks and outdoor adventures to emergency preparedness and professional use. It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available. The flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.

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Nebo Torchy (TORCHY) specifications

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The Torchy flashlight enhances safety by illuminating potential hazards and improving visibility in low-light conditions.


Weight62 g
Length67 mm
Head diameter25 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

This 62 g flashlight would generally be considered lightweight and easy to handle for most people. The length of the Torchy 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. Aluminium body of Torchy is known for its durability and strength. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion, making it suitable for rugged outdoor use or in demanding environments.

HAIII coating is widely used in the flashlight industry due to its durability, corrosion resistance, improved grip, and aesthetic appeal. The Torchy flashlight is available in black.


Emitterunspecified LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchelectronic side

Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is measured in units called Kelvin (K) and is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. A TIR lens works on the principle of total internal reflection. The TIR lens collimates the LED light into efficient, well-controlled light beams that maximize the usable lumens in the target area. The Torchy utilizes electronic switch. Electronic switches on flashlights provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches.


Flux1000 lm
Intensity4225 cd
Throw130 m
CD/LM factor4.23

With 1000 lm, the Torchy flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. This higher output can be advantageous in various situations where you require enhanced visibility or need to illuminate larger areas. With 4225 cd, the Torchy flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. It can illuminate objects or areas with greater clarity and visibility, even at longer distances.

The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor (candela-to-lumen ratio) provides information about how concentrated or focused the light output of a light source is. A higher cd/lm ratio indicates that the light is more concentrated in a specific direction, while a lower ratio indicates a more diffused or spread-out light output.


Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The Torchy 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. The Torchy is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.


Battery1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
Thermal regulationno

The Nebo Torchy flashlight is powered by 1 x 16340 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with a USB power source. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary.

This light does not have temperature control feature. The "8" in the IPx8 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress. The Torchy is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.


Package contents16340 battery
MagDock USB charger

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your Torchy. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.

The performance of the Nebo Torchy 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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