Up for review today is a neat light by Astrolux, sent to me by BangGood. This is the FT02, a 21700 cell thrower with a Cree XHP35 HI. Notably it has charging, and is available in a neutral tint. Read on to see how it tests!
I reviewed a few lights for RovyVon, and one of those was the E300S. That light has Cree XP-G3, one of my least favorite current emitters, and after the input from my review (and let’s be humble, probably other sources), RovyVon released a Nichia option! This review is largely the same as that original, with the main difference being the emitters.
Today I have for review something we don’t see too much of. A lantern! This one’s made by Fenix, is powered by a single 18650, and has two types of use – lantern and “down” light, too! Read on to see how it tests.
Olight has released a new tactical flashlight, and it sports an interesting feature. It’s the (one of the?) first flashlights with a vibration alert. Otherwise it’s a very dedicated tactical, throwy light. Read on to see how it tests!
The latest review item I have from Neal’s Gadgets is another Fireflies light. This is the PL47, a right angle 21700 light. It’s a “headlamp” in the sense that it ships with a headband, but most uses will likely not include it being an actual headlamp. I’m excited to have and test it; read on for more!
Olight has a couple of new, similar lights out. Updates of some older models, they are. These are the S1RII Baton, and the S2R Baton II. Yes, those are the official names. No, the 18650 version isn’t “S2RII Baton” – it’s actually “S2R Baton II,” while the 16340 version is the “S1RII Baton.”
Throughout this review, I’ve tried to always discuss the S1RII Baton first, followed by the S2R Baton II. The photos are generally laid out that way. The lights are similar enough that if I don’t specify, you may assume that the feature being discussed is shared by the two lights.
I already reviewed this light once. That time, it was the BLF Q8. I liked that light then. I saw that Sofirn had a version of that light, and it was rumored that they manufactured the original BLF Q8, so I wanted to see if this version was “close enough.” Read on to find out!
Anyone reading this site probably knows about the throw King, the BLF GT. Recently Lumintop made a little brother, the BLF GT Mini. This was an instant buy for me, and today I have a little review of it!
The RovyVon lights have been popping up over and over, so I reached out to RovyVon on amazon about some review units. I’d hoped to get a sampling of various iterations, but in the end RovyVon agreed to send the GITD version, the A5.