Skilhunt M300 XHP35 HI 1700lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

1700 lm output
21500 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Skilhunt M300 XHP35 HI (M300XHP35HI) released in 2020. It uses Cree XHP35 HI LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1700 lm output, 21500 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 293 m.

The M300 XHP35 HI lashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 8 modes of lighting. Instead of having to cycle through multiple modes to find the desired setting, mode memory of M300 XHP35 HI ensures that the flashlight starts in the mode you prefer or need. The strobe function of M300 XHP35 HI produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors. This USB rechargeable flashlight eliminates the need for disposable batteries, offering a more eco-friendly and cost-effective solution.

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Skilhunt M300 XHP35 HI (M300XHP35HI) specifications

NameM300 XHP35 HI
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The M300 XHP35 HI flashlight offers precise and focused illumination. Unlike ambient or overhead lighting sources, flashlights allow you to direct the light exactly where you need it.


Weight72.5 g
Length111 mm
Body diameter23 mm
Head diameter28 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The M300 XHP35 HI is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. The length of a flashlight can also impact its balance and weight distribution. A well-balanced flashlight, where the weight is evenly distributed, can be more comfortable to hold for longer periods and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminium body of M300 XHP35 HI has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components, such as the LED or battery.

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. The M300 XHP35 HI flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.


EmitterCree XHP35 HI LED
Color temperature5000 K
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

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. With the smooth reflector of the M300 XHP35 HI, the beam tends to have a well-defined hotspot at the center, which provides a concentrated beam of light for long-range applications.

The AR coating reduces the loss of light due to reflections, allowing more light to pass through the lens. This can increase the overall brightness and efficiency of the M300 XHP35 HI flashlight. The M300 XHP35 HI 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.


Flux1700 lm
Intensity21500 cd
Throw293 m
CD/LM factor12.65

With 1700 lm, the M300 XHP35 HI flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. This higher output can be advantageous in various situations where you require enhanced visibility or need to illuminate larger areas. The M300 XHP35 HI flashlight with 21500 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. This can be advantageous for outdoor activities, search and rescue operations, or scenarios where long-range visibility is required.

The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) is a measure of a flashlight's beam intensity relative to its total luminous flux or output. It quantifies the concentration of light emitted by the flashlight in relation to the total amount of light produced.


Modes8 modes
Mode memoryyes
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 M300 XHP35 HI 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 M300 XHP35 HI 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 M300 XHP35 HI 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.


Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
Thermal regulationyes

The M300 XHP35 HI flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The M300 XHP35 HI 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. The USB charger port on a flashlight can be particularly useful in emergency situations where access to power outlets may be limited.

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 built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "8" in the IPx8 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress. This flashlight is equipped with a magnetic base, enabling it to effortlessly adhere to metal surfaces.


Package contentsclip
magnetic USB charger cable
spare o-ring

The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it provides a more secure and stable hold. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings or waiting for replacements to arrive, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.

The performance of the Skilhunt M300 XHP35 HI 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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