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Rofis R2 flashlight review

Cree XP-L2 LED
700 lm output
3600 cd intensity
1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery

The Rofis R2 flashlight was released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L2 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 700 lm output, 3600 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 120 m.

Curious if the R2 shines bright? You'll find out soon!

Table of Contents

  • Rofis R2 specifications
    • Body, materials, weight, colors
    • System, LED, lens, reflector
    • Performance, flux, intensity, throw
    • Software, user interface, modes
    • Features, battery, protections
    • Accessories, package contents
  • Conclusion, pros and cons
  • Photos
  • Comparisons

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Rofis R2 / R2

The R2 is a powerful and reliable flashlight. It has impressive illumination and durable construction. This light has 5 modes of lighting. The R2 flashlight recalls the last used mode. You can use the strobe function as a self-defense tool. The flashlight uses rechargeable batteries.

Rofis R2 specifications

BrandRofis
NameR2
TypeR2
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1497 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

The R2 flashlight enhances safety.

Rofis R2 / 6

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight67 g
Length97.5 mm
Body diameter20 mm
Head diameter22 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

An extremely lightweight handheld flashlight weighs 67 g. Consider the length of the flashlight, it should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. The aluminium body of the R2 has excellent thermal conductivity. The body of R2 flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. This flashlight comes in a sleek black color option.

Rofis R2 / 3

System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XP-L2 LED
Color temperature5000 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. If you need long-range light, get a flashlight with a smooth reflector. The AR coating of the lens helps to reduce reflections. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

Rofis R2 / 1

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux700 lm
Intensity3600 cd
Throw120 m
CD/LM factor5.14

The 700 lm output of R2 provides great flexibility. The R2 flashlight has 3600 cd, it provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity.

Rofis R2 / 5

Software, user interface, modes

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. The R2 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate. The SOS signal is an international distress call.

Rofis R2 / 2

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationno
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticyes
Specialsadjustable head

The R2 flashlight's power source is 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with a built-in charger. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. This flashlight doesn't have built-in temperature control. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The R2 is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.

Rofis R2 / 4

Accessories, package contents

Package contents14500 battery
2 x spare o-rings
clip
headband
lanyard
magnetic USB charger cable

The included battery is picked to match the power needs of the R2 flashlight. When you clip the flashlight to a good spot, you can angle or position it. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. When using spare O-rings, follow the maker's instructions.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Rofis 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
  • warm light
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • waterproof
  • magnetic
  • battery included
  • clip

Cons

  • moderated performance
  • low intensity
  • no thermal regulation
  • no auxiliary LEDs

Photos

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Comparisons

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Updated: April 23, 2024

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.