Today I have in for review an iterative Nitecore. A new take on the MH12. This is the MH12 V2, and incorporates at least one new feature that should be welcome! Read on for testing and thoughts!
Today I have my first of two Brinyte flashlights. My first ever from this brand. This is their tactical offering, and it’s pretty well featured. It’s an 18650 with magnetic charging and a tactical ring and on and on. Read on for more!
Today I have my second YLP installment. First was the Unicorn 1.0. Today is the Gryphon G180, a triple of triples light, powered by three 18650 cells. Read on for more!
JETBeam has a new headlamp available – the HR10. It’s a complete package (cell included) and has built-in, USB-C charging, and an indicating switch! Read on for more testing of this full featured headlamp.
Lumintop is now offering an updated version of the ever-popular Tool AA light – the 2.0 version is made of titanium, and offers some neat features! Read on!
Wowtac has released another 18650 light. This time it’s a dual switch Cree XP-L HI light, with an indicating switch and on-board (micro-USB) charging. Read on for some testing!
If you haven’t checked out Wowtac, you definitely should!
What can I say about the TIKI LE that I haven’t already said about the RovyVon Aurora series. We should get this discussion out of the way at the start: version one of the Aurora, which was released maybe a year and a half ago, and this TIKI/TIKI LE are basically the same. I asked Nitecore about this specifically, and they declined to respond. I asked RovyVon about this specifically and they were very clear that this was in no way whatsoever a collaboration in any format.
Thrunite has a new headlamp on the scene. It’s one they tout as “the brightest headlamp with a single 18350 battery.” This is the Thrunite TH01, and here’s some testing and thoughts about it!
Wowtac has been bringing the hits lately, and most importantly, at a nice price. Today I have a version 2 of the A4 – really it’s practically a different light. This one’s a single cell (26650) and smaller head. Maybe a scaled down version of the original A4? Anyway, read on for thoughts and testing!
Lumintop had great success with the FW series, and expanded it greatly. They also went a different directly – a more standard light but with an e-switch on the side. That’s the EDC18, and here’s my testing of it!
Wowtac has an interesting new 18650 light out. It’s a shorty, with a short reflector and a Luminus SST-40. It boasts on-board charging too, and includes a cell in the package. Read on for some testing!
RovyVon has released an update to their very popular Aurora A2/A3 series of lights. RovyVon sent over an updated A3 light – the A3x. This is as much a new light as it is an update, but addresses issues raised from the initial release. Have a look, and see if the improvements are compelling!
This is the Wuben TO50R, which started on BLF as “The Flashlight.” It claimed at the time 2500 lumens (bumped to 2800 now), high CRI, on-board charging, a cell included, and can be used as a powerbank, too.
Acebeam has dropped a new headlamp in the form of a three emitter 18650 light with USB-C charging. It’s a nice looking device with three emitter options. Read on for more thoughts and testing!
An 18650 headlamp! This could be a good category, mainly falling to whether the light is well balanced against it’s head straps. This one is, and works great. It has dual emitters and USB-C charging, which is a nice bonus. It’s the Fenix HM65R – read on for more thoughts and testing!
Today I have in my hands a new light by Fenix. It’s the E30R, and it’s essentially a 18650 version of the E18R, which I liked quite a bit. It’s also quite a bit like the LD30, which I said would be better if it was only an e-switch light, not a dual switch light. The E30R is basically the LD30 as an e-switch only light. (So I already expect to like it!)