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Wowtac A6 (2019) review

2019
Luminus SST40 LED
1460 lm output
7600 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Wowtac A6 (A6) released in 2019. It uses Luminus SST40 LED, OP reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1460 lm output, 7600 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 174 m.

This light has 5 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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Wowtac A6 (A6) specifications

Brand
Wowtac
Name
A6
Type
A6
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
96 g
Length
98.5 mm
Body diameter
23.5 mm
Head diameter
26.5 mm
Material
aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colors
black

System

The emitter of A6 manufactured by Luminus, a US-based LED manufacturer. The A6 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. It has an AR coated lens.

Emitter
Luminus SST40 LED
Color temperature
4500 K
Reflector
OP
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
1460 lm
Intensity
7600 cd
Throw
174 m
CD/LM factor
5.21

Software

The A6 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 A6 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.

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

Features

The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The A6 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
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicator
yes
Charger port
no
LVP
yes
Thermal regulation
yes
Protection
IPx8
AUX LEDs
no
Magnetic
no

Accessories

It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your A6. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.

Package contents
18650 battery with microUSB
2 x spare o-rings
clip
microUSB cable

The performance of the Wowtac A6 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 Wowtac A6, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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