Skilhunt H04R RC 1200lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
The Skilhunt H04R RC (H04RRC) released in 2019. It uses Cree XM-L2 U4 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 1200 lm output, 5300 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 146 m.
The H04R RC headlamp provides hands-free lighting. By wearing this headlamp on your head or helmet, you can direct the light wherever you look, leaving your hands free to perform tasks or activities. This light has 4 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the H04R RC and then turn it back on again, it will automatically activate the mode that was last used before it was turned off. The strobe function of H04R RC produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors. In addition to USB charging, the H04R RC may also support other charging methods such as solar panels or hand-cranked mechanisms.
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Skilhunt H04R RC (H04RRC) specifications
Headlamps are popular among outdoor enthusiasts, campers, hikers, runners, climbers, and anyone requiring hands-free lighting in various activities and professions. They provide convenience and allow users to direct the light exactly where they need it, leaving their hands free to perform tasks or navigate in dark environments.
|Body diameter||21.6 mm|
|Head diameter||23.5 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The 48 g flashlight may not provide the same level of brightness or features as larger models, it can be handy for quick and convenient illumination in emergency situations or for close-range tasks. It's important to consider the length of the flashlight to ensure it fits comfortably in your desired carrying method. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. Anodizing enhances the corrosion resistance, hardness, and scratch resistance of the aluminum, while also allowing for a variety of attractive finishes.
The HAIII coating provides excellent corrosion resistance, protecting the underlying aluminum from exposure to moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. It helps maintain the appearance and functionality of the flashlight, even in harsh environments. This flashlight features a captivating black color.
|Emitter||Cree XM-L2 U4 LED|
|Color temperature||5000 K|
|Lens||AR coated glass|
Cree LEDs are commonly used in a wide range of lighting applications. Their products are trusted by lighting professionals and have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. The H04R RC uses a smooth reflector. Unlike the textured surface of an orange peel reflector, a smooth reflector has a polished, mirror-like surface.
The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments. The H04R RC has electronic switch. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features that allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight. This may include setting specific modes, configuring brightness levels, or enabling unique functions according to individual preferences.
The 1200 lm output of H04R RC provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. With 5300 cd, the H04R RC 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. Flashlights with a higher cd/lm ratio typically excel in long-range throw and focused beam applications, while flashlights with a lower cd/lm ratio may provide a wider and more evenly distributed beam for closer-range illumination or general-purpose use.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The H04R RC 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. Strobe mode on H04R RC flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light. It can be used for signaling purposes, self-defense, or attracting attention in emergency situations. SOS mode of the H04R RC produces a specific sequence of long and short flashes to signal distress or emergency situations. It is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.
|Battery||1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery|
|Charger port||magnetic USB|
The H04R RC flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The H04R RC has a battery indicator. A battery indicator is a feature that provides information about the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. It helps users monitor the battery status and estimate how much runtime they have left before the battery needs to be recharged or replaced. USB rechargeable flashlights have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their convenience and sustainability.
LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery from being over-discharged, which can lead to reduced battery life or even permanent damage. The H04R RC has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. This feature helps prevent overheating, which can be detrimental to the flashlight's performance, battery, and overall safety.
The H04R RC flashlight with IPx8 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer. The H04R RC flashlight is magnetic. It allows you to attach the flashlight to metal surfaces, freeing up your hands for other tasks.
magnetic USB charger cable
spare rubber cover
The clip allows you to attach this flashlight to a belt, pocket, backpack, or other items, enabling convenient hands-free carry. This is especially helpful when you need quick access to your flashlight while keeping your hands available for other tasks. Attaching a lanyard to your H04R RC flashlight provides an additional layer of security, reducing the risk of accidental drops or loss. When using spare O-rings, it's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for proper installation.
The performance of the Skilhunt H04R RC 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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