Sofirn SP40 (2019) review
The Sofirn SP40 (SP40) released in 2019. It uses Cree XP-L HD LED, OP reflector and 1 x 18650 or 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 1200 lm output, 4620 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 136 m.
This light has 4 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. The SP40 flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.
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Sofirn SP40 (SP40) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 63 g
- 108 mm
- Head diameter
- 25 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of SP40 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The SP40 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. It has an AR coated lens.
- Cree XP-L HD LED
- Color temperature
- 5500 K
- toughtened AR coated glass
- electronic front
The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 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.
- 1200 lm
- 4620 cd
- 136 m
- CD/LM factor
The SP40 has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again.
- 4 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with any USB power source. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The SP40 is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.
- 1 x 18650 or 1 x 18350 Li-Ion battery
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.
- Package contents
- 18350 tube
2 x spare o-rings
The performance of the Sofirn SP40 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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