Ultratac A1 (2018) review

Cree XP-L V5 LED
600 lm output
2756 cd intensity
1 x AA battery

The Ultratac A1 (A1) released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L V5 LED, OP reflector and 1 x AA battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 600 lm output, 2756 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 105 m.

This light has 3 modes of lighting. This light does not have memory function.

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Ultratac A1 (A1) specifications

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

Weight26 g
Length86 mm
Body diameter18.5 mm
Head diameter18.5 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish


The emitter of A1 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The A1 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. It has an AR coated lens.

EmitterCree XP-L V5 LED
Color temperature6500 K
LensAR coated glass
Switchmechanical 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.

Flux600 lm
Intensity2756 cd
Throw105 m
CD/LM factor4.59


Modes3 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno


The A1 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.

Battery1 x AA battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno


It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your A1. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.

Package contentsAA battery

The performance of the Ultratac A1 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 Ultratac A1, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

Ultratac A1 (A1) pictures

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