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Olight Seeker 2 3000lm flashlight review: Pros and Cons

3 x Osram P9 LEDs
3000 lm output
12100 cd intensity
1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Olight Seeker 2 flashlight released in 2019. It uses 3 x Osram P9 LEDs, TIR reflector and 1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 3000 lm output, 12100 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 220 m.

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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 Seeker 2, then tell us.

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The Seeker 2 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. This light has 5 modes of lighting. The Seeker 2 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. The USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

Olight Seeker 2 specifications

BrandOlight
NameSeeker 2
TypeSEEKER2
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1427 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight185 g
Length126 mm
Body diameter27.5 mm
Head diameter35 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
blue

The Seeker 2 is generally comfortable to hold for a long time. It is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. A balanced flashlight has even weight. It can be more comfortable to hold for longer and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminium body of the Seeker 2 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. Factors can influence the color choice of the flashlight body. These include intended use, environment, personal style, and requirements.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter3 x Osram P9 LEDs
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

Osram has a reputation for producing LEDs that deliver consistent quality and durability. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The TIR lens makes the LED light collimated. It does this into efficient, well-controlled beams. These beams maximize the usable lumens in the target area. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux3000 lm
Intensity12100 cd
Throw220 m
CD/LM factor4.03

With 3000 lm, the Seeker 2 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The Seeker 2 flashlight has 12100 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. 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.

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 Seeker 2 flashlight has a strobe function. It produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPno
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The Seeker 2 flashlight's power source is 1 x special 21700 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. It helps them decide when to recharge or replace the battery. A flashlight's USB charger can be very useful. This is especially true in emergencies. In such situations, access to power outlets may be limited. Use a protected battery. This flashlight lacks low voltage protection (LVP).

The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.

Accessories, package contents

Package contentsMCC1A magnetic USB charger cable
lanyard
special 21700 battery

By including a battery with the flashlight, you avoid the extra expense. You would have to buy a battery separately. When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. It also gives a more stable hold.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Seeker 2 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
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • battery included

Cons

  • cool light
  • no LVP
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

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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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