Thrunite Archer 1A V3 (2016) review
The Thrunite Archer 1A V3 (A1AV3) released in 2016. It uses Cree XP-L V6 LED, OP reflector and 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 200 lm output, 1088 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 66 m.
This light has 4 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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Thrunite Archer 1A V3 (A1AV3) specifications
- Archer 1A V3
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 42 g
- 110 mm
- Head diameter
- 20 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of Archer 1A V3 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The Archer 1A V3 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. It has an AR coated lens.
- Cree XP-L V6 LED
- Color temperature
- 5000 K, 6500 K
- toughtened AR coated glass
- electronic side, mechanical rear
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.
- 200 lm
- 1088 cd
- 66 m
- CD/LM factor
The Archer 1A V3 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 Archer 1A V3 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.
- 4 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The Archer 1A V3 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). This light does not have temperature control feature.
- 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.
- Package contents
The performance of the Thrunite Archer 1A V3 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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