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Nitecore NEW P30 1000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XP-L HI V3 LED
1000 lm output
95500 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Nitecore NEW P30 (NEW P30) released in 2019. It uses Cree XP-L HI V3 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 95500 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 618 m.

The NEW P30 is an impressive flashlight that offers both power and reliability. Its robust build and outstanding illumination make it a versatile lighting instrument. This light has 5 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.

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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 NEW P30, then tell us.

Nitecore NEW P30 (NEW P30) specifications

BrandNitecore
NameNEW P30
TypeNEW P30
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1400 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

The NEW P30 flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop threats by shining light on them.

Body

Weight158.5 g
Length155.5 mm
Head diameter50 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

This 158.5 g flashlight is slightly heavier than most handheld flashlights. But, it is still at a reasonable weight. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. The aluminium body of the NEW P30 has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. HAIII is a specific anodizing process. It creates a thicker and harder oxide layer than regular anodizing. The NEW P30 flashlight comes in a stylish black color.

System

EmitterCree XP-L HI V3 LED
Color temperature5000 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side, mechanical 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 NEW P30 has a smooth reflector. The right reflector focuses light well. It gives you a better hotspot, and it throws better. The AR coating reduces the loss of light due to reflections, allowing more light to pass through the lens.

The NEW P30 flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches. Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. Rear switches are common on tactical flashlights. Law enforcement, military, and self-defense personnel use them.

Performance

Flux1000 lm
Intensity95500 cd
Throw618 m
CD/LM factor95.5

With 1000 lm, the NEW P30 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. 95500 cd represents an extremely high level of brightness for a flashlight. 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

Modes5 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. Designers created the strobe function to produce a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The SOS code starts three short signals. Then, three long signals follow. Finally, there are three short signals again.

Features

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

The Nitecore NEW P30 flashlight is powered by 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator prevents surprise power failures. It ensures the flashlight is ready when needed. The NEW P30 cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. The flashlight detects when the battery's voltage has dropped to a certain level. Then, it reduces or cuts off the power. 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.

Accessories

Package contents21700 battery with USB Type-C
CR123 battery magazine
USB Type-C cable
clip
lanyard
nylon holster
spare o-ring
spare rubber cover

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your NEW P30. The holster keeps your flashlight secure. It provides a reliable and easy way to do this when not in use. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard of the NEW P30 protects the flashlight from accidental damage. It does this by stopping it from falling or hitting the ground. 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 NEW P30 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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