12,000 Lumen Flashlight?! – Olight X7R Marauder Review

A detailed review of the Olight X7R Marauder 12,000 Lumen Flashlight

In this gear video I go over my personal experiences with using the Olight X7R Marauder Rechargeble flashlight system, specs, features, and operational procedures to access the Olight X7R’s light modes and lockout function.

X7R Marauder Specs & Features, as per the Manufacturer

  • Beam Distance: 1247 feet /  380 meters
  • Performance (in lumens): 12,000
  • Charge type: USB Type C
  • Compatible Batteries: Customized Li-Ion Battery
  • Light Intensity (in candela): 36,100
  • Lens / Reflector Type: Smooth
  • Reflector (central area and flood area)
  • Mode Operation: Side Switch
  • Form Factor /Size Factor: Large size (Deodorant Spray / Coke Can)

Lighting Levels

  • Turbo S: 12,000 lumens, 12 mins / step-down to 7000 lumens, 110 mins
  • Turbo: 7,000 lumens, 3 mins / step-down to 7000 lumens 120 mins
  • High 3,000 lumens , 2 hr 10 mins
  • Medium 1,000 lumens , 6 hrs
  • Low 500 lumens , 14 hrs
  • Nightlight: 10 lumens, 30 days
  • Strobe: Yes
  • SOS / BEACON: No

Technical Characteristics

  • Waterproof: IPX7
  • Weight: 665 grams / 23.46 ounces
  • Length: 129mm / 5.08 inches
  • Head Diameter: 68mm / 2.67 inches
  • Body Diameter: 52mm / 2.05 inches
  • LED: 3 x Cree XHP70 CW
  • Use: Search & rescue, self-defense, car, camping, fishing, household, general use, climbing, cave exploration, outdoor activities

Package Contents

  • Flashlight Olight X7R x 1
  • Holster x 1
  • Lanyard x 1
  • C5V 4A Type-C Wall Power Adapter x 1
  • 0.8-meter USB / Type-C Cable x 1
  • Instruction manual x 1

Olight’s Official Website for more info.

Other Items Seen in the Video

Thorfire PF04 Penlight Flashlight
Olight H2R Nova Headlamp / Flashlight
Olight HS2 Running Headlamp

Olight H2R Nova Review – 2300 Lumen Palm Size Flashlight / Headlamp System

A detailed review of the Olight H2R Nova versatile illumination tool.

In this gear video I go over my personal experiences with using the H2R Nova flashlight / headlamp system, specs, features, and operational procedures to access the Olight H2R Nova’s light modes and lockout function. I also talk about my thoughts on the systems application for backpacking, camping, personal defense, and daily chores, based on my use of this light as my EDC (every day carry) light over the course of several weeks of testing.

H2R Nova Specs, as per the Manufacturer

Beam Distance Max: 501 feet / 153 meters
Performance (lumens) 2300
Charge type Magnetic USB charge base
Compatible Batteries customized 18650
Light Intensity (candela) 5850
Light Form Wide/broad hotspot. Perfect for up close illumination.
Lens / Reflector Type TIR bead lens (wide/broad beam)
Mode Operation Front SwitchForm/
Size Factor Medium size (Permanent Marker)
Series Series H (Headlamps, Multitasking)
Unique Characteristics Huge beam spill (TIR with diffuser lens)
Optimal for packstrap, pocket, headlamp, pocket light and headlamp in one with magnetic charging.
Magnetic tail fix, 90 degrees light illumination direction


  • Turbo 2300 lumens(~750lm) 1h10m- Cool White / 2000 lumens (~750lm) – Neutral White1h50m (1m)
  • High 600 lumens Cool White / 550 lumens – Neutral White 2h30m
  • Medium 150 lumens Cool White / 140 lumens – Neutral White 10h
  • Low 30 lumens Cool White / 27 lumens – Neutral White 50h
  • Moon 1 lumens Cool White / 1 lumens – Neutral White – 45 days
  • Strobe: No
  • SOS / BEACON: Yes


  • Waterproof IPX8
  • Weight 2.26 oz , 64 grams
  • Length 110mm / 4.33 in
  • Head Diameter (mm / in) 25 / 0.95
  • Body Diameter (mm / in) 23.2 / 0.91
  • Led Cree XHP50
  • Use: everyday carry , car, camping, fishing, household, EDC, general use, fishing, climbing, cave exploration, outdoor activities, house activities.
  • Package Contents: Flashlight Olight H2R, 1 pocket clip, 1 head strap, 1 silicone mount, 1 customized Olight 18650 3000mAh battery, 1 Magnetic Charging Cable,  1 EVA Pad (replacement of the magnet), Single-sided Adhesive Replacement EVA Pad, instruction manual

Other items seen in the video: Aukey 30,000mAh USB Battery BankThorFire BD04 FlashlightThruNite Universal Charger

ThruNite Archer 2A V2 – 450 Lumen, 4 oz LED Flashlight

A review of the ThurNite Archer 2A V2 LED Flashlight.

Manufacturer’s Specifications and Overview:

LED: CREE XP-L V6 LED with a lifespan of 20+ years of run time.

Modes & Run-time:

Firefly:0.055lumen(672 hours)
Low:17lumen(96 hours)
Medium:75lumen(11 hours)
High:450lumen(100 minutes)
Strobe:450lumen(140 minutes).
– Max output: 450lumen using two AA batteries.
– Max run time: 672hours (Firefly mode)

– Working voltage: 0.9v to 4.2v
– Battery: 2 AA batteries(not included).
– Max beam distance: 130 meters.
– Peak beam intensity: 4232 cd.
– Impact resistant: 2 meters.
– Waterproof to IPX-8 Standard (1.5meters)
– Weight: 75g without battery.
– Dimensions: 160mm in length, 23mm bezel diameter.

1. pocket clip
2. spare O ring


– Upgraded version of the Archer 2A with more user-friendly UI and updated LED.
– Added side switch for easy operation.
– Five modes: firefly, low, medium, high and strobe.
– Momentary “forward clicky” tactical switch.
– Stainless steel strike bezel for defense and emergency applications.
– Reversed polarity protection system prevents damage to the light.
– New orange peel reflector for a high quality beam.
– Ultra clear tempered glass lens with anti-reflective coating.
– Aircraft grade aluminum body structure with tactical knurling for firm grip.
– Premium type III hard anodized anti-abrasive finish.
– U shape groove at the tail for easy activation as well as preventing accidentally activation.
– Reversible and removable stainless steel pocket clip with titanium coating for durability.
– Memory function to set any mode(except for strobe) for immediate use.

To turn on/off the light:
Press the tail cap halfway to momentarily activate the light. Click the tail switch to turn the light on and off.

To change modes:
Five modes in total: firefly, low, medium, high, and strobe.
When the light is on, single press the side switch to rotate among firefly, low, medium and high. Long press to get strobe and then single press to end it.

Memory function:
The light will turn on in the last mode accessed, except for strobe.

Battery replacement:
Take off the tail cap, insert the battery with positive polarity toward the LED assembly(head of the light), install the tail cap and tighten all the way to operate the light.

Official ThruNite Site: http://www.thrunite.com/thrunite-archer-2a-v2-cw/