The ideal compact AA flashlight has arrived with the new Rider RX 2.0 from Acebeam.It features a cool white (6500K) LED capable of outputting up to 1000 lumens power, impressive for such a small flashlight.
You can run it off of the included 14500 rechargeable Li-ion battery, which has a type C charging port built into the cell, and charge incdicator LEDs. Or use the easy to find and inexpensive AA cells, either single use Alkaline or rechargeable Ni-MH ones.
At the lowest level the Rider RX 2.0 can run for as long as 58 hours (5 lumens), with a beam distance of 105 metres.
A stylish appealing body design with a two tone blue/black color, it features a strong stainless steel double clip and ergonomic knurling design with side groves for superior grip.
Acebeam have rated it to IP68, it’s submersible up to 2 metres, and is fully dustproof.With a strong and robust aluminum alloy body material, which is heat treated to resist abrasion and marks.
With a size of 95.7mm x 18.6mm x 26.1mm (length x head x body diameter), and weight of 64.3g (with battery), it’s small enough and light enough to be a versatile EDC pocket carry.
Simple tail switch UI, with powerful 1000 lumen beam
The strong 1000 lumens beam is made possible using a newly designed optical lens system (with anti scratch coatings), which balanced the beam distance/range with a larger hot spot with a good spread. The result is a beam that is both useful at shorter and medium range distances (up to 105 metres). Candela is rated to 2756cd.
Top level of 1000 lumens is possible using the 14500 Li-ion battery, with a drop down to around 600 lumens after 35 seconds), Three more levels are included, a Mid 2 of 330 lumens, a Mid 1 of 50 lumens, and a low of 5 lumens.
Single easy to find tail switch is very easy to use and feel even if you have gloves on.
Acebeam Rider RX 2.0 Key Features
> Up to 1000 lumens output (Turbo mode 14500 cell) with a Cool White LED (6500K)
> 3 Power levels and Turbo with a lowest level of 5 lumens
> Range of 105 metres (14500 battery Turbo mode)
> Dual power source, 14500 rechargeable Li-ion battery or AA cells (Ni-MH or Alkaline)
> Type C charging port built into the 14500 Li-ion battery
> Ultra compact EDC size: 95.7mm x 18.6mm x 26.1mm (length x head x body diameter), and weight of 64.3g (with battery)
> Stainless steel double clip
> Optical lens system for improved beam pattern with anti scratch coatings
> Aluminum alloy aero quality body material, with unique knurling pattern for improved grip
> IP68 Water and dust resistance (up to 2 metres submersion)