Wuben E05 (2018) review
The Wuben E05 (E05) released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L HD LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 900 lm output, 4200 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 130 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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Wuben E05 (E05) specifications
The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive ﬁnish.
- 40 g
- 88 mm
- Head diameter
- 23 mm
- aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
The emitter of E05 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The E05 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.
- Cree XP-L HD LED
- Color temperature
- 5000 K
- toughtened AR coated glass
- electronic side
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.
- 900 lm
- 4200 cd
- 130 m
- CD/LM factor
The E05 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 E05 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.
- 4 modes
- Mode memory
- Ramping mode
The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The E05 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. This light does not have temperature control feature. The E05 is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.
- 1 x 14500 Li-Ion or 1 x AA NiMH battery
- Battery indicator
- Charger port
- Thermal regulation
- AUX LEDs
It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your E05. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.
- Package contents
- 14500 battery with microUSB
The performance of the Wuben E05 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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