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Nitecore MH25GT 1000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XP-L HI V3 LED
1000 lm output
51100 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Nitecore MH25GT (MH25GT) released in 2016. It uses Cree XP-L HI V3 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 51100 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 452 m.

The flashlight is a must-have tool for outdoor activities. These include camping, hiking, and night-time exploration, it offers guidance and safety. This light has 4 modes of lighting. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The MH25GT's mode memory makes the flashlight start in your preferred or needed mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors. This USB rechargeable flashlight eliminates the need for disposable batteries. It offers a cheaper and more eco-friendly solution.

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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 MH25GT, then tell us.

Nitecore MH25GT (MH25GT) specifications

BrandNitecore
NameMH25GT
TypeMH25GT
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1352 user votes.
Launch2016
Formflashlight

Flashlights are unlike ambient or overhead lights. They let you aim the light where you need it.

Body

Weight143 g
Length160 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter40 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The flashlight weighs 143 g. It is generally comfortable to hold for a long time, and it is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. The aluminium body of the MH25GT has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. The HAIII coating is often matte or textured. This finish improves grip and feels nice in the hand. The MH25GT flashlight comes in a stylish black color.

System

EmitterCree XP-L HI V3 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear, rotary front

Lighting professionals trust Cree LEDs. Cree LEDs have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The smooth reflector creates a well-defined hotspot at the center. This hotspot provides a concentrated beam for long-range use. The AR coating reduces the loss of light due to reflections, allowing more light to pass through the lens.

The MH25GT flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight. Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. A simple press or click of the rear switch turns the flashlight on or off. This removes the need for complex button combinations or multi-step processes.

Performance

Flux1000 lm
Intensity51100 cd
Throw452 m
CD/LM factor51.1

With 1000 lm, the MH25GT flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The flashlight has 51100 cd. It will provide a strong beam of light. This light can illuminate objects or areas with great brightness and clarity. The throw is the 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.

Software

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
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. 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. You can use Strobe for signaling purposes. It can also be used for self-defense or to attract attention in emergency situations. The MH25GT's SOS mode produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes. It signals distress or emergency.

Features

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmicroUSB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The MH25GT flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. 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. The flashlight detects when the battery's voltage has dropped to a certain level. Then, it reduces or cuts off the power.

The MH25GT has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.

Accessories

Package contents18650 battery
clip
lanyard
microUSB cable
nylon holster
spare o-ring
spare rubber cover
tactical ring

The included battery lets you immediately use the flashlight for your desired applications. It saves time and allows you to focus on your tasks or activities. The holster keeps your flashlight secure. It provides a reliable and easy way to do this when not in use. The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. Securing the flashlight with a lanyard frees up your hands for other tasks. It keeps the flashlight within reach. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Nitecore MH25GT 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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