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Wuben E12R 1200lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Osram P9 LED
1200 lm output
8010 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Wuben E12R (E12R) released in 2020. It uses Osram P9 LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1200 lm output, 8010 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 179 m.

The E12R flashlight is an essential tools for emergency preparedness. In situations like natural disasters or blackouts, when electricity is unavailable, a flashlight becomes crucial for navigating dark areas. TIR lenses of the E12R are engineered to optimize optical efficiency by reducing light scattering and minimizing lens artifacts. This light has 4 modes of lighting. The mode memory of E12R contributes to a more seamless and intuitive user experience.

It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available. In addition to USB charging, the E12R may also support other charging methods such as solar panels or hand-cranked mechanisms.

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Wuben E12R (E12R) specifications

BrandWuben
NameE12R
TypeE12R
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1342 user votes.
Launch2020
Formflashlight

This Wuben flashlight is designed to be compact and handheld, making it easy to carry and maneuver.

Body

Weight92 g
Length136.2 mm
Body diameter25.8 mm
Head diameter25.8 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The 92 g flashlight may not provide the same level of brightness or features as larger models. A well-balanced flashlight, where the weight is evenly distributed, can be more comfortable to hold for longer periods and reduce hand fatigue. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII process produces a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum, making it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. This flashlight features a captivating black color.

System

EmitterOsram P9 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorTIR
LensTIR
Switchelectronic side

Osram, a German lighting manufacturer is a well-known and respected LED manufacturer in the lighting industry. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. This TIR lens offers flexibility in achieving various beam patterns, from wide-angle illumination to focused spotlights. Electronic switches on this flashlight provide a range of advantages and additional features compared to mechanical switches.

Performance

Flux1200 lm
Intensity8010 cd
Throw179 m
CD/LM factor6.68

The 1200 lm output of E12R provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. With 8010 cd, the E12R flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The cd/lm factor (candela-to-lumen ratio) provides information about how concentrated or focused the light output of a light source is.

Software

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The strobe function on the E12R flashlight is a feature that produces a rapid and repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is commonly used in outdoor adventures or survival scenarios.

Features

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno
Specialspowerbank function

The Wuben E12R flashlight is powered by 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. Having a battery indicator allows users to monitor the battery status and make informed decisions regarding recharging or replacing the battery. The USB charger port on a flashlight can be particularly useful in emergency situations where access to power outlets may be limited. The Low Voltage Protection helps to preserve the battery's capacity and prevent it from reaching a critically low voltage level.

The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. The flashlight with IP68 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer. With an impressive impact resistance rating of 1 m, this flashlight is built to endure accidental drops or impacts. The E12R is equipped with USB port that enable you to connect and charge various devices, such as smartphones, tablets, or other USB-powered gadgets.

Accessories

Package contents18650 battery
USB Type-C cable
diffuser
lanyard

Obtaining a flashlight with an included battery saves you the time and effort of searching for a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery to arrive. When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it provides a more secure and stable hold.

The performance of the Wuben E12R 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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