Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI 450lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XM-L2 LED
450 lm output
4200 cd intensity
1 x RCR123A Li-Ion battery

The Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI (S1MINIBATONH) released in 2017. It uses Cree XM-L2 LED, TIR reflector and 1 x RCR123A Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 450 lm output, 4200 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 130 m.

The S1 Mini Baton HCRI 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. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of S1 Mini Baton HCRI. This light has 5 modes of lighting. The mode memory of S1 Mini Baton HCRI eliminates the need to cycle through different modes every time you turn on the flashlight, providing convenience and saving time. The strobe function can be utilized as a self-defense tool, providing a non-lethal means to deter or disorient attackers

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Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI (S1MINIBATONH) specifications

NameS1 Mini Baton HCRI
Rated 4/5 based on 1229 user votes.

The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight enhance personal safety and security. It allows you to illuminate dark areas, identify potential hazards, or deter threats by shining light on them.


Weight43 g
Length54 mm
Body diameter21 mm
Head diameter21 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The S1 Mini Baton HCRI is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. The aluminium body of S1 Mini Baton HCRI has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components, such as the LED or battery.

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. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.


EmitterCree XM-L2 LED
Color temperature5000 K
Switchelectronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer and has a track record of delivering high-quality and innovative lighting solutions. Warm white light is generally considered more comfortable and less harsh on the eyes compared to cool white light. The TIR lens of S1 Mini Baton HCRI can minimize light loss and achieve high light output by capturing and redirecting a significant portion of the emitted light. This can result in improved overall beam quality, better beam control, and reduced stray light. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI has electronic switch. The electronic switches may have a higher likelihood of standby drain compared to mechanical switches since they require a small amount of power for operation.


Flux450 lm
Intensity4200 cd
Throw130 m
CD/LM factor9.33

450 lm can provide a decent amount of brightness and be suitable for many everyday tasks, it may not be sufficient for certain scenarios or individuals with specific requirements. With 4200 cd, the S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. It can illuminate objects or areas with greater clarity and visibility, even at longer distances. The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux.

Candela per lumen (cd/lm) is a measure of a flashlight's beam intensity relative to its total luminous flux or output. It quantifies the concentration of light emitted by the flashlight in relation to the total amount of light produced. If accurate color representation is a priority for your specific needs, a flashlight with a CRI of 90 or above is highly recommended. With a CRI of 90 the S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight can provide true-to-life color representation, making it ideal for applications where accurate color discrimination is crucial.


Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI 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. The strobe function on the S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight is a feature that produces a rapid and repetitive flashing of light. It is designed to create a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect.


Battery1 x RCR123A Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The power source of the S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight is 1 x RCR123A Li-Ion battery, providing reliable and long-lasting energy for optimal performance. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. A protected battery is recommended as the light itself does not have low voltage protection (LVP). Flashlights without thermal protection may be more susceptible to overheating under extreme conditions, such as prolonged high-output use or exposure to high ambient temperatures.

The "8" in the IPx8 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress. This feature can be especially useful in situations where you need a stable and directed light source while keeping your hands available for work or other activities.


Package contentsRCR123A battery with microUSB
microUSB cable

By including a battery with the flashlight, you avoid the additional expense of purchasing a battery separately. When the flashlight is clipped to a suitable location, it can be angled or positioned to provide hands-free illumination. The lanyard of S1 Mini Baton HCRI helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground.

The performance of the Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI 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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