Zanflare F2 200lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons
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.
The F2 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations or when you need instant visibility. 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
The F2 flashlight enhance personal safety and security. It allows you to illuminate dark areas, identify potential hazards, or deter threats by shining light on them.
|Head diameter||28 mm|
|Material||aluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish|
The F2 is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. The ideal length of a flashlight depends on personal preference, intended use, and the specific features and functionality you're looking for. The aluminium body of F2 has excellent thermal conductivity, meaning it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components, such as the LED or battery. The HAIII coating can also enhance the visual appearance of the flashlight. It offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. The F2 flashlight is offered in a stylish black color.
|Emitter||Cree XP-G2 LED|
|Color temperature||4500 K, 6500 K|
|Lens||AR coated glass|
The emitter of F2 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. Cree is a well-regarded LED manufacturer known for its high-quality products and innovation in the lighting industry. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is measured in units called Kelvin (K) and is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources, particularly white light. The F2 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better.
The AR coating reduces the loss of light due to reflections, allowing more light to pass through the lens. This can increase the overall brightness and efficiency of the F2 flashlight. The F2 has mechanical switch. Mechanical switches are known for their durability and reliability. They are typically built with robust construction, making them resistant to wear and tear, and capable of enduring various environmental conditions. The rear switch of F2 is designed to be rugged and durable, capable of withstanding harsh conditions and repeated use.
200 lm can provide a decent amount of brightness and be suitable for many everyday tasks, it may not be sufficient for certain scenarios or individuals with specific requirements. With 2630 cd, the F2 flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. It can illuminate objects or areas with greater clarity and visibility, even at longer distances. The throw is the calculated distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) is a measure of a flashlight's beam intensity relative to its total luminous flux or output. It quantifies the concentration of light emitted by the flashlight in relation to the total amount of light produced.
Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The F2 has mode memory. 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 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.
|Battery||2 x AA batteries|
The Zanflare F2 flashlight is powered by 2 x AA batteries. 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.
The "6" in the IP68 rating represents the level of protection against solid objects, specifically dust and foreign particles. It indicates that the F2 flashlight, is fully protected against the entry of dust and other solid objects. The "8" in the IP68 rating indicates the highest level of protection against water ingress.
|Package contents||3 x spare o-rings|
When the flashlight is clipped to a suitable location, it can be angled or positioned to provide hands-free illumination. The lanyard of F2 helps protect the flashlight from accidental damage by preventing it from falling or hitting the ground. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings or waiting for replacements to arrive, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.
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.
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