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Nitecore MH11 1000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XP-L2 V6 LED
1000 lm output
9150 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Nitecore MH11 (MH11) released in 2021. It uses Cree XP-L2 V6 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 9150 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 191 m.

The MH11 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. 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 USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

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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 Nitecore MH11, then tell us.

Nitecore MH11 (MH11) specifications

BrandNitecore
NameMH11
TypeMH11
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1104 user votes.
Launch2021
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.

Body

Weight60.5 g
Length128.3 mm
Body diameter24 mm
Head diameter24 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The flashlight weighs 60.5 g. It is lightweight and easy to handle for most people. Consider the length of the flashlight. It should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. The aluminium body of the MH11 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. This makes it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. The MH11 flashlight is available in black.

System

EmitterCree XP-L2 V6 LED
Color temperature5700 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear

Cree is a US-based LED manufacturer. It is well-regarded for its high-quality products and innovation in lighting. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. The MH11 has a smooth reflector. The right reflector focuses light well. It gives you a better hotspot, and it throws better. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission.

Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. The rear switch allows for quick and easy momentary or constant-on activation. It enables rapid response and tactical moves.

Performance

Flux1000 lm
Intensity9150 cd
Throw191 m
CD/LM factor9.15

With 1000 lm, the MH11 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The MH11 flashlight has 9150 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw is the distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.

Software

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconno

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences. 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. Strobe mode on MH11 flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light.

Features

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The Nitecore MH11 flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. A battery indicator is a feature. It shows the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. The MH11 flashlight can charge from a USB power source. This source can be a wall adapter, computer, power bank, or car charger. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells.

The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "6" in the IP68 rating shows the level of protection. It's against solid objects, like dust and foreign particles. The "8" in the IP68 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. This flashlight can withstand impacts. They can be up to 1 m without causing much harm.

Accessories

Package contentsNL1826 battery
USB Type-C cable
clip
lanyard
nylon holster
spare o-ring

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your MH11. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. Attaching a lanyard to your MH11 flashlight provides an additional layer of security. It reduces the risk of accidental drops or loss. Replacing worn or damaged O-rings helps a lot. It keeps up the flashlight's durability and performance.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Nitecore MH11 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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