Nitecore MT06MD 180lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Nichia 219B LED
180 lm output
860 cd intensity
2 x AAA batteries

The Nitecore MT06MD (MT06MD) released in 2017. It uses Nichia 219B LED, SMO reflector and 2 x AAA batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 180 lm output, 860 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 59 m.

The MT06MD flashlight is a key tool in many situations. It's used for everyday tasks, outdoor adventures, emergencies, and professional work. Without mode memory, each time you turn on the MT06MD, it will start from the default or first mode in the sequence.

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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 MT06MD, then tell us.

Nitecore MT06MD (MT06MD) specifications

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Flashlights let you navigate in the dark. They help you find supplies and signal for help. They also provide comfort and security in tough times.


Weight22 g
Length128 mm
Head diameter14 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

An extremely lightweight handheld flashlight weighs 22 g. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for MT06MD flashlight. Flashlight makers widely use HAIII coating. It is durable, resists corrosion, and improves grip. It also looks good. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.


EmitterNichia 219B LED
Color temperature4000 K
LensAR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear

Nichia Corporation is a highly regarded Japanese LED manufacturer. Its high-quality LEDs are well-known. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. If you need long-range light, get a flashlight with a smooth reflector. It will have more throw distance. The AR coating of the lens helps to reduce these reflections. It does this by changing the lens surface's refractive index.

Mechanical switches often offer tactile feedback. Users can feel a distinct click or resistance when they press the switch. The rear switch of the MT06MD is rugged and durable. It can withstand harsh conditions and repeated use.


Flux180 lm
Intensity860 cd
Throw59 m
CD/LM factor4.78

You mainly need a flashlight for basic tasks like finding keys or navigating in dimly lit areas. 180 lm can be enough. It can also be enough for occasional use around the house. 860 cd can make things quite bright. It's enough for many everyday tasks. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output.

If accurate color is a priority for you, choose a flashlight with a CRI of 90 or above. The MT06MD has a CRI of 90, it is useful in everyday use. Accurate color perception improves the visual experience..


Modes1 mode
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno


Battery2 x AAA batteries
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The MT06MD flashlight's power source is 2 x AAA batteries. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. The MT06MD doesn't have charger port. The MT06MD flashlight lacks built-in LVP. You should use a protected battery to prevent over-discharging. This flashlight doesn't have built-in temperature control. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this.


Package contentsspare o-ring

When using spare O-rings, follow the maker's instructions. Use their guidelines for proper installation.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Nitecore MT06MD 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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