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Folomov 18650S flashlight 229

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Folomov 18650S flashlight
« on: November 15, 2018, 02:05:45 PM »

Review copy was sent in by (a company) to me here in the Philippines, whom I thank for the confidence afforded to me.

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Preface:
 It is very compact and has very dynamic range of options that it boasts 15 modes and functions
depending on user preference. This company has definitely the consumer in mind when they designed this light.


Packaging:
It comes in a black and orange standard retail packaging with description on sides and some quick specs at the back.


Quick Features:
-High transmittance glass
-Perfect parabola reflector
-Copper gold plating LED PCB and FR4 gold plating LED driver PCB
-Aero grade aluminum alloy with Type 3 military grade hard anodizing.
-Skid resistance pattern design
-Stainless steel clip
-Gold plated springs
-IPX-8 waterproof,Low voltage caution
-Short circuit protection
-Over-charge protection
-Over-discharge protection.
-Battery can be charge by micro USB cable
-Input:DC 5V, 1 Amps
-Utilizes Nichia 219D LED with a lifespan of 50,000 hours.

Max brightness:900 lumens
Other modes: 300 lumens(HIGH), 150 lumens(MED), 50 lumens(LOW), 10 lumens(ULTRALOW), 0.5 lumens(MOONLIGHT)
LED color temperature: 3000K,yellow light is more comfortable for eyes and pierces through the fog.
Max beam distance:167 meters
Max intensity: 6940cd






NOTES:
*Normal modes and tactical modes can be changed by quickly pressing the tail switch for 7 times to revise the modes. LED will flash for 6 times to indicate the mode has be revised.
*It does 2-3 mins on turbo before it steps down to 600 lumens depending on ambient temperature.

Lock, countdown timer and memory function:

1.Lockout function: Activate by turning the tail switch 1/4th counter clockwise to avoid accidental activation. When the light is OFF, quickly press the tail switch 3 times to access to electronic lockout mode,led will flash 3 times. When the tail switch is locked, press it 3 times unlock it, the LED will flash once to signal it unlocked.

2.Countdown timer function(Unavailable in tactical mode). When the light is ON, access to timer mode by quickly pressing the tail switch 3 times to start 3 mins countdown with led flashing once. Then if you press the tail switch again for 3 times, LED will flash twice (and so on). Countdown will increase to 6 mins. It can be 3-6-9-27-30 mins.

3.Memory function(Unavailable in tactical mode).

Beam shots:
LOWEST 10 Lumens

LOW 50 Lumens – tree at 150 feet away

MED 150 Lumens – tree at 150 feet away

HIGH 300 Lumens – tree at 150 feet away


TURBO 900 Lumens – tree at 150 feet away


Conclusion:
To sum up, I believe that the most important part of any review is if given the chance to purchase the same light for my own EDC, would I still purchase it?
For this light, it is a YES. Specially if you are looking for a budget friendly complete tactical light with complete functions.
Scrutinizing the light over throughout the review, I am hard pressed to find any flaws at this price point. If I were to nit-pick, it would be that it turns really
hot on TURBO after the 2 minute mark that you can barely hold it, perhaps because I am located in a tropical country though.

As with all gears, two is one and one is none.

Light on brothers!

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« Last Edit: November 15, 2018, 02:47:38 PM by Poncho65 »
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Re: Folomov 18650S flashlight
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2018, 02:38:46 PM »
Thanks for the review :salute: but we at :MTO: dont allow advertising for free like this and you need to contact site owner Grant Lamontagne if you wish to advertise further and you can work out the details with him :tu: Thanks :cheers:
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Re: Folomov 18650S flashlight
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2018, 05:22:58 PM »
They could really do with a better name.

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