Nitecore EC22 (2018) review
The Nitecore EC22 (EC22) released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L HD LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 8600 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 185 m.
This light does not have memory function.
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Nitecore EC22 (EC22) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 77.2 g
- 128 mm
- Body diameter
- 25.4 mm
- Head diameter
- 25.4 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of EC22 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The EC22 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.
- Cree XP-L HD LED
- Color temperature
- 6500 K
- toughtened AR coated glass
- rotary front
The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.
- 1000 lm
- 8600 cd
- 185 m
- CD/LM factor
The ramping mode of the EC22 is intuitive, and lets you seamlessly ramp the output up and down over almost the entire output range.
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The EC22 cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. 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. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.
- 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.
- Package contents
The performance of the Nitecore EC22 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.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Nitecore EC22, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.
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