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Zanflare F2 (2017) review

2017
Cree XP-G2 LED
200 lm output
2630 cd intensity
2 x AA batteries

The Zanflare F2 (F2) released in 2017. It uses Cree XP-G2 LED, SMO reflector and 2 x AA batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 200 lm output, 2630 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 103 m.

This light has 3 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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Zanflare F2 (F2) specifications

Brand
Zanflare
Name
F2
Type
F2
Rating
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Launch
2017
Form
flashlight

Body

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

Weight
73 g
Length
155 mm
Head diameter
28 mm
Material
aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colors
black

System

The emitter of F2 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The F2 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.

Emitter
Cree XP-G2 LED
Color temperature
4500 K, 6500 K
Reflector
SMO
Lens
AR coated glass
Switch
mechanical rear

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
200 lm
Intensity
2630 cd
Throw
103 m
CD/LM factor
13.15

Software

The F2 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 F2 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
3 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 F2 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.

Battery
2 x AA batteries
Battery indicator
yes
Charger port
no
LVP
yes
Thermal regulation
no
Protection
IP68
AUX LEDs
no
Magnetic
no

Accessories

The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

Package contents
3 x spare o-rings
clip
lanyard

The performance of the Zanflare F2 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 Zanflare F2, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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