Pelican 2350 178lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

unspecified LED
178 lm output
4196 cd intensity
1 x AA battery

The Pelican 2350 (2350) released in 2014. It uses unspecified LED, OP reflector and 1 x AA battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 178 lm output, 4196 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 130 m.

This flashlight has a wide range of applications across various domains. It is an indispensable tool for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, or night-time exploration, offering guidance and safety. This light has 3 modes of lighting. Without mode memory, each time you turn on the 2350, it will start from the default or first mode in the sequence. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.

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Pelican 2350 (2350) specifications

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This Pelican flashlight offers portability, versatility, and reliability in providing illumination.


Weight74 g
Length107 mm
Body diameter13 mm
Head diameter13 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The 74 g flashlight would be considered extremely lightweight for a handheld flashlight. The length of the 2350 flashlight can affect its portability. A shorter flashlight is generally easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch, making it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for 2350 flashlight. The HAIII coating often has a matte or textured finish, which enhances grip and provides a comfortable feel in the hand. This can be particularly useful in situations where a secure grip on the flashlight is essential, such as in wet or slippery conditions. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.


Emitterunspecified LED
Color temperature6000 K
Switchmechanical 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 2350 uses orange peel (OP) textured reflector. The orange peel (OP) reflector is a specific type of reflector commonly used in flashlights. It is named after its distinctive textured surface, which resembles the skin of an orange.

The 2350 has mechanical switch. Mechanical switches often offer tactile feedback, allowing users to feel a distinct click or resistance when the switch is pressed. This feedback helps users confirm that the switch has been activated or deactivated, providing a reassuring sense of control and awareness. The rear switch of 2350 is typically operated with the thumb or finger, making it easily accessible and convenient to use. The positioning of the switch at the rear of the flashlight allows for natural and intuitive operation, particularly in one-handed scenarios.


Flux178 lm
Intensity4196 cd
Throw130 m
CD/LM factor23.57

If you mainly need a flashlight for basic tasks like finding keys, navigating in dimly lit areas, or occasional use around the house, 178 lm can be adequate. With 4196 cd, the 2350 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 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. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.


Modes3 modes
Mode memoryno
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 2350 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.


Battery1 x AA battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The Pelican 2350 flashlight is powered by 1 x AA battery. The 2350 doesn't have charger port. A charger port is a designated connection point or interface where you can plug in a charger to recharge the flashlight's battery. The 2350 flashlight doesn't have built-in LVP, it is recommended to use a protected battery to prevent over-discharging. The protective circuit of battery helps safeguard the battery from various potential risks and ensures safe and reliable operation.

This light does not have temperature control feature. The "7" in the IPx7 rating indicates that the 2350 flashlight, can withstand being submerged in water up to a certain depth for a limited time without being damaged.

The performance of the Pelican 2350 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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