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Olight Freyr flashlight review

unspecified LED
1750 lm output
32400 cd intensity
1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Olight Freyr flashlight was released in 2020. It uses unspecified LED, SMO reflector and 1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1750 lm output, 32400 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 360 m.

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Table of Contents

  • Olight Freyr 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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Olight Freyr / FREYR

The Freyr flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. This light has 3 + 3 modes of lighting. The Freyr's mode memory makes the user experience more seamless and intuitive. This USB rechargeable flashlight is small and light. It is easy to carry.

Olight Freyr specifications

BrandOlight
NameFreyr
TypeFREYR
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1270 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

A flashlight provides reassurance and confidence. It is helpful in unfamiliar or dangerous places.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight202 g
Length136 mm
Body diameter25.6 mm
Head diameter40 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The 202 g weight may provide advantages, such as increased durability. It may also allow for larger batteries, extending the runtime. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. The aluminum bodies can be anodized. This adds a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. This flashlight features a captivating black color.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitterunspecified LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side, electronic rear

Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. Flashlights use the smooth reflector when long-range light is important. This includes searchlights and thrower flashlights. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. This makes the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The Freyr 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. The rear switch is at the end of the Freyr flashlight. It helps you hold it securely.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1750 lm
Intensity32400 cd
Throw360 m
CD/LM factor18.51

The 1750 lm output of Freyr provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. The Freyr flashlight has 32400 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. 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.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes3 + 3 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.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
Impact resistance1.5 m
AUX LEDsyes
Magneticno
Specialsblue light (25lm)
green light (60lm)
proximity sensor
red light (30lm)

The Olight Freyr flashlight is powered by 1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator prevents surprise power failures. It ensures the flashlight is ready when needed. USB rechargeable flashlights are more popular now. They are popular because they are convenient and sustainable. The Low Voltage Protection helps save the battery's capacity. It stops it from reaching a critically low voltage.

The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this. The Freyr flashlight proudly boasts an exceptional impact resistance rating of 1.5 m. A flashlight has separate auxiliary LEDs. This removes the need for extra lights or filters.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contentsMCC3 magnetic USB charger cable
clip
lanyard
nylon holster
silicone traffic wand
special 21700 battery

Getting a flashlight with an included battery saves you time. It spares you the effort of finding a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery. The flashlight package is thoughtful, it has a holster. It offers you a practical and secure way to store your flashlight. With a clip, you can fasten the flashlight to a reachable spot. This ensures it is easy to get whenever you need it. The lanyard of the Freyr protects the flashlight from accidental damage. It does this by stopping it from falling or hitting the ground.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Freyr 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
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • tactical switch
  • adequate performance
  • super bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • auxiliary LEDs
  • battery included
  • protective holster
  • clip

Cons

  • unspecified LED
  • cool light
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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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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