Surefire E2T MV Tactician 800lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

800 lm output
3200 cd intensity
2 x CR123A Li-Ion batteries

The Surefire E2T MV Tactician (E2TMV) released in 2017. It uses Cree XM-L LED, TIR reflector and 2 x CR123A Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 800 lm output, 3200 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 113 m.

The E2T MV Tactician flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations or when you need instant visibility. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of E2T MV Tactician. This light has 2 modes of lighting. Lack of mode memory means you need to manually adjust the flashlight's settings each time you turn it on to get the desired mode.

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Surefire E2T MV Tactician (E2TMV) specifications

NameE2T MV Tactician
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The E2T MV Tactician flashlight offers precise and focused illumination. Unlike ambient or overhead lighting sources, flashlights allow you to direct the light exactly where you need it.


Weight99 g
Length127 mm
Head diameter25.4 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The E2T MV Tactician is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. The aluminium body of E2T MV Tactician 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 can also enhance the visual appearance of the flashlight. It offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. The E2T MV Tactician flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.


EmitterCree XM-L LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchmechanical rear

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer and has a track record of delivering high-quality and innovative lighting solutions. Warm white light is generally considered more comfortable and less harsh on the eyes compared to cool white light. The TIR lens of E2T MV Tactician can minimize light loss and achieve high light output by capturing and redirecting a significant portion of the emitted light. This can result in improved overall beam quality, better beam control, and reduced stray light.

The E2T MV Tactician has mechanical switch. Mechanical switches are known for their durability and reliability. They are typically built with robust construction, making them resistant to wear and tear, and capable of enduring various environmental conditions. The rear switch of E2T MV Tactician is designed to be rugged and durable, capable of withstanding harsh conditions and repeated use.


Flux800 lm
Intensity3200 cd
Throw113 m
CD/LM factor4

With 800 lm, the E2T MV Tactician 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. With 3200 cd, the E2T MV Tactician 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 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.


Modes2 modes
Mode memoryno
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.


Battery2 x CR123A Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The power source of the E2T MV Tactician flashlight is 2 x CR123A Li-Ion batteries, providing reliable and long-lasting energy for optimal performance. The E2T MV Tactician cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. A protected battery is recommended as the light itself does not have low voltage protection (LVP). Flashlights without thermal protection may be more susceptible to overheating under extreme conditions, such as prolonged high-output use or exposure to high ambient temperatures. The "7" in the IPx7 rating indicates that the E2T MV Tactician flashlight, can withstand being submerged in water up to a certain depth for a limited time without being damaged.


Package contents2 x CR123 batteries

When the flashlight is clipped to a suitable location, it can be angled or positioned to provide hands-free illumination. The lanyard of E2T MV Tactician helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground.

The performance of the Surefire E2T MV Tactician 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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