Review: Skilhunt H04F RC

The Skilhunt H04 series is a 1x18650 right-angle light that can be used as a handheld, headlamp, or magnetic area light. It comes in several optic and LED variations; this one has a reflector with flip-out diffuser and a high-CRI 4000K Samsung LH351D.

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Review: Zebralight SC64c LE - my favorite everyday carry flashlight

The Zebralight SC64c LE would be a serious contender for "best everyday carry flashlight" if flashlights were so one-dimensional that the idea of "best" made any sense. The SC64c LE combines excellent color rendering with compact size, a recessed switch that's easy to press on purpose and hard to press by accident, a capable user interface with shortcuts, sub-lumen low modes that preserve dark adaptation

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Review: Skilhunt M150, a slim EDC flashlight with high output, great color rendering, USB-magnetic charging, magnetic tailcap and the ability to use AA batteries

The Skilhunt M150 gets AA/14500 right in a way few competitors do, with good modes using either battery type, slim dimensions. ond o lew-veltoge shutoff for both battery types. Add to that magnetic charging for 14500, a high-CRI option, and a magnetic tailcap and the M150 is among my favorites.

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Review: Fenix LD02 v2.0

The Fenix LD02 v2.0 is a 1xAAA light with a reverse-clicky tailswitch, high-CRI warm-white Cree XQ-E HI, and a 365nm UV secondary emitter. It has a useful selection of modes and reasonable output for its class, though the beam pattern isn't ideal. In a market short on 1xAAA tailswitch lights, this is my favorite.

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Review: Astrolux S43, a powerful EDC quad with USB

The Astrolux S43 is a 1x18350/1x18650 EDC flashlight with optional high CRI and USB charging. For those who wish the Emisar D4 had built-in charging, this may be the light for you.

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Review: Astrolux K1, a high-CRI USB keychain light with red and UV

The Astrolux K1 is a keychain light with white, UV and red emitters, an integrated Li-ion battery and USB charging. There's a choice of a cool white Cree XP-G3 or neutral white 90 CRI Nichia 219C and a variety of body colors. It's prone to activation in the pocket, and quality could be better. It does have a lot of features for the price though.

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