[Review] Olight S1 Baton CREE XM-L2 LED 500lm EDC Flashlight

Olight S1 Baton CREE XM-L2 LED 500lm EDC Flashlight

Sample was provided by GearBest.com for review purpose.

Full review will be up in the next 48hrs. Meanwhile, do enjoy the photos. Olight S1 Baton will be on sale very soon.

Status: Getting battery charge up for runtime test and measurements.

Overview:

Brand: Olight

Model: S1 Baton

Retail Price: $49.95Discount: coming soon 

Brightness: 500/ 300lm (High); 80lm (Medium); 8lm (low); 0.5lm (moonlight)

Modes: High – mid – low – moonlight (ultra-low)

LED: CREE XM-L2 CW 

Candela: 3,000cd

Throw distance: 110m

Size: 61mm x 21mm x 21mm / 2.40 x 0.83 x 0.83 inches 

Weight: 30g 

Battery Type: CR123A/ RCR123A/ 16340 

First Impression:

Concave TIR lens design with frosted dome in the center.

Battery is inserted in an unconventional fashion with anode pointing towards the tail.

Super strong rare earth neodymium magnet inside tailcap which is held down by the spring.

Finally, I have a flashlight that is small and light enough to be comfortably mounted onto my cap.

Failure is not an option. How about having Olight S1 Baton as a backup light? Are you able to find it in the picture?

 

Up Close

Close taken by Nikon 20x field microscope.

Logo and knurling pattern.

Olight S1 Baton deep pocket clip (side view).

Button and TIR lens.

Dimension

 

Weight

A protected 2600mAh 18650 is about 48g.

User Interface

Cycling though moonlight (press and hold 2 secs), Low, Medium and High modes.

Tailcap Amperage Readings

Battery Model Type Voltage High Medium Low Moonlight Candela (lux@1m) Throw Remarks
Olight 650mAh 3.7V Protected Lithium V A A mA m
CR123A Lithium V A A mA m

Beam Profile: Output Level

Beam Profile: Width


Beam Profile: Tint

eam tint comparison of some of the popular flashlights. Camera setting is set to auto exposure and white balance. Flashlight brightness is set to medium output.

Size comparison

Pros & Cons

Pros:

  • Tiny form factor.
  • Light weight yet feel solid in hand.
  • Blue bezel and button makes it a little bit more outstanding and unique compared to their other S series.
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Cons:

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Conclusion

Coming soon

Our Rating

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Comments (1)

this vs the otr m3?

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