Ultratac A1 600lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

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.

The A1 flashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. This light has 3 modes of lighting. Without mode memory, this flashlight always starts in the default mode.

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We base the specifications below on the official data published by the manufacturer, while also considering user reviews. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Ultratac A1, then tell us.

Ultratac A1 (A1) specifications

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

The 26 g flashlight may not provide the same level of brightness or features as larger models. Consider the length of the flashlight. It should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. The aluminum bodies can be anodized. This adds a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII coating resists corrosion well. It shields the aluminum from moisture, humidity, and other corrosive elements. This flashlight features a captivating black color.


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

Lighting professionals trust Cree LEDs. Cree LEDs have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The advantage of the orange peel (OP) reflector is that it can minimize glare and reduce eye strain. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. This makes the flashlight more effective in darker environments.

Mechanical switches often offer tactile feedback. Users can feel a distinct click or resistance when they press the switch. The A1 flashlight has a rear switch. Its operation is usually simple and easy to understand.


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

You mainly need a flashlight for basic tasks like finding keys or navigating in dimly lit areas. 600 lm can be enough. It can also be enough for occasional use around the house. The A1 flashlight has 2756 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.


Modes3 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences.


Battery1 x AA battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The A1 flashlight utilizes 1 x AA battery as its power source. The A1 doesn't have charger port. The A1 flashlight lacks built-in LVP. You should use a protected battery to prevent over-discharging. Flashlights without thermal protection may be more susceptible to overheating under extreme conditions. The "6" in the IP68 rating shows the level of protection. It's against solid objects, like dust and foreign particles. The flashlight has an IP68 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this.


Package contentsAA battery

The included battery is picked by the manufacturer. It is picked for the best compatibility and performance with the A1 flashlight. The clip allows you to attach this flashlight to a belt, pocket, backpack, or other items. This enables convenient hands-free carry.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Ultratac A1 flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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