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Olight Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight review

Cree XHP50.3 LED
2500 lm output
5295 cd intensity
1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Olight Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight was released in 2023. It uses Cree XHP50.3 LED, TIR reflector and 1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2500 lm output, 5295 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 146 m.

Excited to learn if the Baton 3 Pro Max lives up to expectations? Read on!

Table of Contents

  • Olight Baton 3 Pro Max 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

The content of this article reflects our own experiences and viewpoints. We aim to offer insights on a topic, and we hope others find it helpful and motivating. Additionally, we make every effort to provide accurate and comprehensive coverage. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Olight Baton 3 Pro Max, then tell us.

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The Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight is a key tool in many situations. It's used for everyday tasks, outdoor adventures, emergencies, and professional work. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of Baton 3 Pro Max. 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. This Olight USB rechargeable flashlight comes with versatile charging options.

Olight Baton 3 Pro Max specifications

BrandOlight
NameBaton 3 Pro Max
TypeBATON3PROMAX
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 528 user votes.
Launch2023
Formflashlight

The Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop threats by shining light on them.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight134 g
Length114 mm
Body diameter26 mm
Head diameter26 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
desert tan
od green

This 134 g flashlight is slightly heavier than most handheld flashlights. But, it is still at a reasonable weight. 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 aluminium body of the Baton 3 Pro Max has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components.

Flashlight makers widely use HAIII coating. It is durable, resists corrosion, and improves grip. It also looks good. The Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight is available in assorted colors: black, desert tan, od green.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XHP50.3 LED
Color temperature3000 K, 5000 K, 6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

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 TIR lens of the Baton 3 Pro Max 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.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux2500 lm
Intensity5295 cd
Throw146 m
CD/LM factor2.12
CRI70

With 2500 lm, the Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight has 5295 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. A flashlight with a higher CRI can show colors more accurately. This is useful for examining objects, it helps tell colors apart in low-light or nighttime. The flashlight has a CRI of 70. It should render colors more accurately than lower CRI options.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
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. The Baton 3 Pro Max is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPno
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
Impact resistance1.5 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticyes

The Olight Baton 3 Pro Max flashlight is powered by 1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with a built-in charger. It works with a USB power source. Use a protected battery. This flashlight lacks low voltage protection (LVP). 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. The flashlight's impact resistance is its ability to withstand physical shocks. It can accomplish this without sustaining any damage. The Baton 3 Pro Max is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contentsMCC3 magnetic USB charger cable
clip
lanyard
pouch
special 21700 battery
wall adapter

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your Baton 3 Pro Max. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Baton 3 Pro Max 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 Olight 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
  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • warm light
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • magnetic
  • battery included
  • adapter included
  • pouch
  • clip

Cons

  • moderated CRI
  • no LVP
  • no auxiliary LEDs

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David Hagon
I love bushcraft and flashlights. I find joy in mastering wilderness survival skills and exploring the realm of illuminating gadgets. Bushcraft isn't just fun, it's a learning journey. I form a strong bond with nature. It's more than a hobby, it enriches me in practical and spiritual ways.
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