Olight Freyr 1750lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Olight Freyr (FREYR) 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.
The Freyr flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations or when you need instant visibility. This light has 3 + 3 modes of lighting. The mode memory of Freyr contributes to a more seamless and intuitive user experience. This USB rechargeable flashlight is designed to be compact and lightweight, making them highly portable and easy to carry.
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Olight Freyr (FREYR) specifications
The presence of a flashlight can provide a sense of reassurance and confidence in unfamiliar or potentially dangerous environments.
|Body diameter||25.6 mm|
|Head diameter||40 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The 202 g flashlight would be considered moderately heavy for a handheld flashlight. The weight may provide advantages like increased durability or the ability to house larger batteries for longer runtime. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. Anodizing enhances the corrosion resistance, hardness, and scratch resistance of the aluminum, while also allowing for a variety of attractive finishes.
The HAIII coating can also enhance the visual appearance of the flashlight. It offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. This flashlight features a captivating black color.
|Color temperature||6500 K|
|Lens||AR coated glass|
|Switch||electronic side, electronic rear|
Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is measured in units called Kelvin (K) and is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. The smooth reflector is typically used in flashlights where long-range illumination is a priority, such as searchlights or thrower flashlights. By minimizing light scattering and maximizing light directionality, the smooth reflector can produce a tighter and more concentrated beam that reaches greater distances.
The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The Freyr uses multiple switches. Depending on the placement and design of the switches, a multiple switch configuration can allow for one-handed operation. This is particularly helpful in situations where you need to hold or manipulate objects with one hand while using the flashlight with the other hand.
The Freyr utilizes electronic switch. Electronic switches on flashlights provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches. The rear switch of Freyr is designed to be rugged and durable, capable of withstanding harsh conditions and repeated use.
The 1750 lm output of Freyr provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. The Freyr flashlight with 32400 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. This can be advantageous for outdoor activities, search and rescue operations, or scenarios where long-range visibility is required. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The stated throw distance typically indicates the point at which the brightness falls below a specified threshold, such as 0.25 lux. Flashlights with a higher cd/lm ratio typically excel in long-range throw and focused beam applications, while flashlights with a lower cd/lm ratio may provide a wider and more evenly distributed beam for closer-range illumination or general-purpose use.
|Modes||3 + 3 modes|
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The Freyr has mode memory. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again.
|Battery||1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery|
|Charger port||magnetic USB|
|Impact resistance||1.5 m|
|Specials||blue light (25lm)|
green light (60lm)
red light (30lm)
The Olight Freyr 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. USB rechargeable flashlights have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their convenience and sustainability. 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 Freyr has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. This feature helps prevent overheating, which can be detrimental to the flashlight's performance, battery, and overall safety. The Freyr flashlight with IPx8 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer.
It is recommended to handle flashlights with care and avoid subjecting them to unnecessary rough treatment to ensure their longevity and reliable operation. Having separate auxiliary LEDs in a flashlight eliminates the need for additional lighting devices or filters.
|Package contents||MCC3 magnetic USB charger cable|
silicone traffic wand
special 21700 battery
Obtaining a flashlight with an included battery saves you the time and effort of searching for a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery to arrive. The flashlight package is thoughtfully equipped with a holster, offering you a practical and secure storage solution for your flashlight. When the flashlight is clipped to a suitable location, it can be angled or positioned to provide hands-free illumination. The lanyard of Freyr helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground.
The performance of the Olight Freyr 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.
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