ThruNite TC12 V2 Rechargeable Tactical Flashlight
The ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight is a relatively compact, but sturdy and powerful LED flashlight, intended for various uses, including camping, emergencies, tactical, EDC, hunting, security, etc.
The thruNite TC12 V2 flashlight features strong output, several light modes, a high-capacity 18650 battery, aluminum body, built-in USB battery charger, etc. It is a versatile tool that can be used in many situations, planned or not.
ThruNite TC12 V2 Flashlight Features and Specifications
ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight features physical dimensions of 5.51 x 1 inch (140 x 25.4 mm) and weighs ~3 ounces (87g) without the single 18650 battery which comes with the battery.
Note: some ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlights are delivered with 3400mAh 18650 battery, and some with 3100mAh battery - during use, there is almost no difference.
ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight comes with two On/Off switches, one tail switch, and one side switch. Side switch also features charging indicator LED light:
- Red: flashlight is being charged,
- Blue: flashlight is fully recharged,
- Purple: charging abnormality.
ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight is recharged using a micro-USB cable, which comes with the flashlight.
Note: according to the manufacturer, ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight's working voltage is in the 2.7-6.0V range, which, in theory, means that the ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight can operate using a single 18650 battery or a pair of non-rechargeable CR123A batteries. However, the manufacturer doesn't explicitly state the use of two CR123A is allowed - if You intend/want to use two CR123A batteries, contact the manufacturer first. Better safe than sorry.
ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight features several light modes, including:
- Turbo: 1100 lumens, up to 2.2 hours, 240m maximum beam reach, 14399 cd,
- High: 472 lumens, up to 3.4 hours,
- Medium: 200 lumens, up to 8.7 hours,
- Low: 21 lumens, up to 2.5 days,
- Firefly: 0.5 lumens, up to 49 days,
- Strobe: 1100 lumens, 3.6 hours, 12.5Hz.
Note: in order to prevent any heat damage, as soon as the flashlight reaches 80°C temperature, the light strength will decrease automatically. ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight is relatively simple to use and recharge flashlight, but when it arrives, read the manual in order to get accustomed to your new flashlight. And yes, You have to turn ON the flashlight before recharging (the light will automatically turn Off when charging starts).
ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight is made using durable aluminum T6061 alloy and features impact resistance height of 1 meter, and IPX8 (2 meters) waterproof resistance.
A light source is CREE XP-L V6 LED with a very long lifespan (20+ years).
ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight itself comes with a 2-year limited warranty.
What's in the Box?
When the ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight arrives, the box contains 1x ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight with one 18650 battery, 1x Holster, 2x Spare O-Ring, 1x Lanyard, 1x Pocket Clip, 1x USB Charging Cord, and manual/instructions.
Long Story Short: ThruNite TC12 V2 flashlight is a rather popular rechargeable flashlight due to sturdy construction, reliable operation (somewhat awkward charging procedure, but just at first...), good performance, and acceptable price.
The flashlight itself is too large to be carried in the pocket, but it can fit larger pockets easily, it can fit backpacks, purses, gloves compartments, etc. easily, and can be used whenever needed.
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