Odepro TM30 560lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Odepro TM30 (TM30) released in 2017. It uses Cree XM-L2 LED, OP reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 560 lm output, 8500 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 184 m.
The TM30 flashlight is a key tool in many situations. It's used for everyday tasks, outdoor adventures, emergencies, and professional work. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The TM30's mode memory makes the user experience more seamless and intuitive. 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 Odepro TM30, then tell us.
Odepro TM30 (TM30) specifications
A flashlight provides reassurance and confidence. It is helpful in unfamiliar or dangerous places.
|aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
This 124.1 g flashlight is slightly heavier than most handheld flashlights. But, it is still at a reasonable weight. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminum bodies can be anodized. This adds a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. Flashlight makers widely use HAIII coating. It is durable, resists corrosion, and improves grip. It also looks good. This flashlight features a captivating black color.
|Cree XM-L2 LED
|toughtened AR coated glass
|electronic 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 advantage of the orange peel (OP) reflector is that it can minimize glare and reduce eye strain. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. This makes the flashlight more effective in darker environments.
The TM30 uses multiple switches. The switches' placement and design determine this. They allow for one-handed operation. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches. Mechanical switches often offer tactile feedback. Users can feel a distinct click or resistance when they press the switch. The rear switch of the TM30 is rugged and durable. It can withstand harsh conditions and repeated use.
You mainly need a flashlight for basic tasks like finding keys or navigating in dimly lit areas. 560 lm can be enough. It can also be enough for occasional use around the house. The TM30 flashlight has 8500 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.
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. The TM30 flashlight has a strobe function. It produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.
|1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
The Odepro TM30 flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The TM30 doesn't have charger port. The TM30 flashlight lacks built-in LVP. You should use a protected battery to prevent over-discharging. Flashlights without thermal protection may be more susceptible to overheating under extreme conditions. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this.
When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. It also gives a more stable hold.
According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Odepro TM30 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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