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Solarstorm R60T (2019) review

2019
6 x Cree XM-L2 U2 LEDs
4500 lm output
72000 cd intensity
4 x 26650 Li-Ion batteries

The Solarstorm R60T (R60T) released in 2019. It uses 6 x Cree XM-L2 U2 LEDs, SMO reflector and 4 x 26650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 4500 lm output, 72000 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 537 m.

This light has 3 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.

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Solarstorm R60T (R60T) specifications

Brand
Solarstorm
Name
R60T
Type
R60T
Rating
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Launch
2019
Form
flashlight

Body

The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish.

Weight
1058 g
Length
155 mm
Body diameter
76 mm
Head diameter
94 mm
Material
aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colors
black

System

The emitter of R60T manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The R60T has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.

Emitter
6 x Cree XM-L2 U2 LEDs
Color temperature
6500 K
Reflector
SMO
Lens
AR coated glass
Switch
electronic side

Performance

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.

Flux
4500 lm
Intensity
72000 cd
Throw
537 m
CD/LM factor
16

Software

The R60T 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. The R60T is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.

Modes
3 modes
Mode memory
yes
Ramping mode
no
Strobe
yes
SOS/Beacon
yes

Features

The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The R60T cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. 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.

Battery
4 x 26650 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicator
yes
Charger port
no
LVP
yes
Thermal regulation
yes
Protection
IPx8
AUX LEDs
no
Magnetic
no

Accessories

The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

Package contents
18650 adapters
2 x spare o-rings
lanyard

The performance of the Solarstorm R60T 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.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Solarstorm R60T, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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