AceBeam L16 XHP35 HI 2000 lumen 603m rechargeable LED torch

128g, 2000 Lumens, 90,800cd: The Acebeam L16 is a micro-USB rechargeable torch designed for law enforcement, military and similar applications. It utilises a CREE XHP35 HI LED with a max output of 2000 lumens and a beam of 603 meters. It has two independent switches: a side switch provides access to five modes and strobe while the tail switch allows one-touch access to turbo mode and momentary illumination. Powerful long range tactical torch.

The light is powered by an Acebeam IMR18650 rechargeable Li-Ion battery (included) but is also compatible with 2 x CR123A disposable batteries. The Li-Ion may be charged externally, or rapid-charged inside the L16 by connecting the built-in micro-USB port to any USB power supply.

Specifications

  • LED: Cree XHP35 Hi  Max 2000 lumens output using 1*18650  (included)
    • Firefly: 1lms, 500hours;
    • Low:   150lms, 9 hours;
    • Mid:    550lms, 2.2hours;
    • High:  1000lms, 1.2 hours;  
    • Turbo:  2000lms, 1.1hours;  
    • Strobe: 2000lms, 2.2 hours;
  • Working voltage: 3V to 6V
  • Max runtime: 500 hour  
  • Max beam distance: 603 meters.
  • Peak beam intensity: 90800cd
  • Impact resistant under water: 1.2 meters.
  • Waterproof to IPX8 standard 2M 
  • Size: 155mm (length) x 40mm (head dia) x 25.4mm (body dia.)
  • Weight: 128g without battery. 
  • Aircraft grade aluminium body structure.
  • Premium type III hard anodised anti-abrasive finish. 
  • Ultra-clear tempered glass lens with anti-reflective coating.
  • Strobe mode for tactical and emergency use
  • Smooth reflector for max light output
  • Tactical knurling for firm grip.
  • Streamlined body design.
  • Intelligent highly efficient circuit board design for max per-formance and long run time;
  • Specially designed for military, Law Enforcement, Self-defense,   Hunting ,Search & Rescue and Outdoor activities.
  • Intelligent temperature controlled light output for user safety
  • Included accessories
    • holster
    • spare switch cover and oring
    • micro_USB cable
    • AceBeam 3100mAh IMR 18650 battery
    • lanyard

Operation

Side Switch:

  • Click the side switch to ON/OFF
  • When torch is ON, press and hold the side switch to  cycle from Firefly-Low-Mid-High modes - release at your selected mode. Next ON will memorize the last mode you selected.
  • Double click the side switch access Turbo mode and  triple click access Strobe.

Tactical Tail Switch:

  • Click the tactical tail switch for momentary on and constant activation at Turbo mode regardless what the status of flashlight is.
  • Please note if click the tactical tail switch at first, any side switch operation is useless.

Lock Out:

  • When flashlight is OFF, press and hold the side switch  for 3 seconds, the flashlight will Lock Out after 3 seconds

Unlock:

  • When flashlight is Locked Out, press and hold the side  switch for 3 seconds, the flashlight will Unlock and light at Firefly mode.

Charging:

The built-in charging function charges a 18650 Li-ion battery through a micro USB port. (Note: Do not charge 2 X CR123 batteries.) The built-in power indicator RED means in charging, GREEN means fully charged.

Notice: Only when using ACEBEAM ARC18650H-310A  3100mAh battery or the same batteries of the other brand, the Max output could be up to 2000LM; When using the normal 18650 battery with PCB protection or 2 x CR123A batteries, the Max output could be only up to 1400LM

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Comments

Super bright pocket thrower.

Light and compact enough to be very handy, ridiculously bright, seems robust enough to use regularly. The build quality is excellent. The user interface is great. Anodizing couldn't be faulted. But for me it isn't perfect.

I dislike the micro USB charging port but love that it is rechargeable. That would be the only thing I would change if I were able to; the method of recharging. The micro USB plug gives me the irrits and doesn't instil confidence in its ability to maintain waterproofing. It is a bit fiddly and I've popped the plug open unintentionally a few times. But to be fair it could just be my handling method.

But guys, this is a genuinely over delivering torch. I have a range of brands for other torches from cheapy Led Lenser, to more Acebeam's to Sunwayman and Fenix. This torch is on par with the better brands in terms of quality of manufacturing and its output is outstanding.

If you're not sure about spending the dough then go back to looking at even more reviews on YouTube and second guessing yourself. Or just buy this thing and be amazed by it like I am. In my opinion it is worth every cent.