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. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of S1 Mini Baton HCRI. This light has 5 modes of lighting. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI mode memory eliminates the need to cycle through modes. You don't have to do this each time you turn on the flashlight. It provides convenience and saves time. You can use the strobe function as a self-defense tool. It provides a non-lethal way to deter or disorient attackers.

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We base the specifications below on the official data published by the manufacturer, while also considering user reviews. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI, then tell us.

Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI (S1MINIBATONH) specifications

NameS1 Mini Baton HCRI
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The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop 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 best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. The aluminium body of the S1 Mini Baton HCRI has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight comes in a stylish black color.


EmitterCree XM-L2 LED
Color temperature5000 K
Switchelectronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The TIR lens of the S1 Mini Baton HCRI can reduce light loss. To achieve high light output, it captures and redirects much of the emitted light. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.


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. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight has 4200 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. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output.

If accurate color is a priority for you, choose a flashlight with a CRI of 90 or above. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight has a CRI of 90. It provides true-to-life colors. This makes it ideal for tasks where accurate color discrimination is crucial.


Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

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. Designers created the strobe function to produce a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect.


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

The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight's power source is 1 x RCR123A Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. Use a protected battery. This flashlight lacks low voltage protection (LVP). Flashlights without thermal protection may rely on other design elements to dissipate heat. These elements include heat sinks, fins, or body materials with good thermal conductivity.

The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. The S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight clings to metal surfaces. This grants you the freedom to go hands-free.


Package contentsRCR123A battery with microUSB
microUSB cable

By including a battery with the flashlight, you avoid the extra expense. You would have to buy a battery separately. The clip is very helpful. It lets you quickly access your flashlight while keeping your hands free for other tasks. The lanyard of the S1 Mini Baton HCRI 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 Olight S1 Mini Baton HCRI flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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