Nitecore P30i (2021) review
The Nitecore P30i (P30I) released in 2021. It uses Cree XHP35 HI LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2000 lm output, 250000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 1000 m.
This light has 5 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. The P30i flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.
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Nitecore P30i (P30I) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
|Head diameter||65 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The emitter of P30i manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The P30i has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.
|Emitter||Cree XHP35 HI LED|
|Color temperature||6500 K|
|Lens||toughtened AR coated glass|
|Switch||electronic side, mechanical rear|
The throw is the calculated 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. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.
The P30i has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with any USB power source. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.
|Battery||1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery|
|Charger port||USB Type-C|
|Impact resistance||1 m|
It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your P30i. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.
|Package contents||CR123 battery magazine|
RSW2i remote switch
USB Type-C cable
green light filter
red light filter
The performance of the Nitecore P30i 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.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Nitecore P30i, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.
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