Review: Thrunite T2 - a highly-efficient 1x21700 flooder with USB-C

The Thrunite T2 is a 1x21700 flooder with the highest efficiency I've ever tested in a flashlight. It features USB-C charging, and can be put in a pants pocket in a pinch.

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Review: Nitecore MH10 v2 - an all-purpose rechargeable light that's very versatile about batteries

The Nitecore MH10 v2 is a general-use flashlight powered by a 21700 Li-ion rechargeable battery, with onboard USB charging, and the ability to use a great many different sizes of Li-ion cells.

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Review: Xtar ST2

The Xtar ST2 is a USB-C PD fast charger for larger cylindrical Li-ion cells. It can charge two cells at up to 4A and has indidivual temperature sensors to prevent overheating. Its performance is impressive, but mine proved unreliable.

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Review: Acebeam L30, a 20700/18650/CR123 tactical light with very high output

Acebeam says the L30 is "like a side-arm that takes shotgun shells". That's been done and isn't a great idea, but the L30 is. The high-only tailswitch with all other functions on the side switch is what I would consider an optimal UI for a duty type light. Output is around 4000 lumens until heat limits it to 2000.

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