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Okluma DC1 Titanium flashlight review

3 x Nichia 219C LEDs
800 lm output
8000 cd intensity
1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery

The Okluma DC1 Titanium flashlight was released in 2017. It uses 3 x Nichia 219C LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 800 lm output, 8000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 179 m.

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Table of Contents

  • Okluma DC1 Titanium specifications
    • Body, materials, weight, colors
    • System, LED, lens, reflector
    • Performance, flux, intensity, throw
    • Software, user interface, modes
    • Features, battery, protections
    • Accessories, package contents
  • Conclusion, pros and cons
  • Photos

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Okluma DC1 Titanium / DC1T

The DC1 Titanium flashlight is an essential tools for emergency preparedness. In disasters or blackouts, when electricity is unavailable, a flashlight is crucial. It helps you navigate dark areas. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of DC1 Titanium. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode.

Okluma DC1 Titanium specifications

BrandOkluma
NameDC1 Titanium
TypeDC1T
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1445 user votes.
Launch2017
Formflashlight

The DC1 Titanium flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop threats by shining light on them.

Okluma DC1 Titanium / 3

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight95 g
Length89.5 mm
Head diameter25.2 mm
Materialtitanium
Colorsgray

The DC1 Titanium is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. A smaller flashlight is easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch. This makes it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. The DC1 Titanium flashlight comes in a stylish gray color.

Okluma DC1 Titanium / 1

System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter3 x Nichia 219C LEDs
Color temperature4500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic rear

Their exceptional color quality is a well-known characteristic of Nichia LEDs. They are also known for their high efficiency and long lifespan. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. The TIR lens of the DC1 Titanium can reduce light loss. To achieve high light output, it captures and redirects much of the emitted light. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches. The rear switch allows for quick and easy momentary or constant-on activation. It enables rapid response and tactical moves.

Okluma DC1 Titanium / 4

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux800 lm
Intensity8000 cd
Throw179 m
CD/LM factor10

With 800 lm, the DC1 Titanium flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The DC1 Titanium flashlight has 8000 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. 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.

Okluma DC1 Titanium / 2

Software, user interface, modes

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeno
SOS/Beaconno

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.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The Okluma DC1 Titanium flashlight is powered by 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The DC1 Titanium 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 "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18350 battery
clip
wooden box

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your DC1 Titanium. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the DC1 Titanium flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Okluma flashlight, like any other, has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a close look at both sides to understand this flashlight better. I share my thoughts on its standout features and the parts that might need improvement. Keep in mind, these are just my opinions, and you might have a different perspective.

Pros

  • lightweight
  • warm light
  • TIR lens
  • tactical switch
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • clip

Cons

  • moderated performance
  • no battery indicator
  • no built-in charger
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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