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Nitecore MH10 v2 1200lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XP-L2 V6 LED
1200 lm output
10200 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Nitecore MH10 v2 (MH10V2) released in 2020. It uses Cree XP-L2 V6 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1200 lm output, 10200 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 202 m.

The MH10 v2 is a powerful and reliable flashlight. With its impressive illumination capabilities and durable construction, it serves as an exceptional lighting tool for various situations and environments. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The mode memory of MH10 v2 contributes to a more seamless and intuitive user experience. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available. This USB rechargeable flashlight is designed to be compact and lightweight, making them highly portable and easy to carry.

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Nitecore MH10 v2 (MH10V2) specifications

BrandNitecore
NameMH10 v2
TypeMH10V2
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1400 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

The presence of a flashlight can provide a sense of reassurance and confidence in unfamiliar or potentially dangerous environments.

Body

Weight77.5 g
Length147 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter25.4 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The 77.5 g flashlight may not provide the same level of brightness or features as larger models. It's important to consider the length of the flashlight to ensure it fits comfortably in your desired carrying method. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The body of MH10 v2 flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. This flashlight features a captivating black color.

System

EmitterCree XP-L2 V6 LED
Color temperature5700 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company is a well-regarded LED manufacturer known for its high-quality products and innovation in the lighting industry. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. The smooth reflector is typically used in flashlights where long-range illumination is a priority, such as searchlights or thrower flashlights.

The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments. Electronic switches on this flashlight provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches.

Performance

Flux1200 lm
Intensity10200 cd
Throw202 m
CD/LM factor8.5

The 1200 lm output of MH10 v2 provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. The MH10 v2 flashlight with 10200 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The cd/lm factor (candela-to-lumen ratio) provides information about how concentrated or focused the light output of a light source is.

Software

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. 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. Strobe mode on MH10 v2 flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light. The SOS signal is recognized as an international distress call and is used to indicate an urgent need for assistance.

Features

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The Nitecore MH10 v2 flashlight is powered by 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. A battery indicator is a feature that provides information about the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. The MH10 v2 flashlight can be charged directly from a USB power source, such as a wall adapter, computer, power bank, or car charger. The Low Voltage Protection helps to preserve the battery's capacity and prevent it from reaching a critically low voltage level.

The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. The flashlight with IP68 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer.

Accessories

Package contents18650 battery magazine
NL2140 battery
NTH10 tactical holster
USB Type-C cable
clip
lanyard
spare o-ring

Obtaining a flashlight with an included battery saves you the time and effort of searching for a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery to arrive. The flashlight package is thoughtfully equipped with a holster, offering you a practical and secure storage solution for your flashlight. With a clip, you can securely fasten the flashlight to a reachable location, ensuring it is easily accessible whenever you need it.

Attaching a lanyard to your MH10 v2 flashlight provides an additional layer of security, reducing the risk of accidental drops or loss. Regularly replacing worn or damaged O-rings helps maintain the overall durability and performance of the flashlight.

The performance of the Nitecore MH10 v2 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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