Nuwai TM-301X-5

The TM301X5 is a 5 watt luxeon led flashlight from chinese manufacturer Nuwai. The light is powered by 2 C123A lithium cells.

The body of the light is grade II anodized aluminium, not as strong as HA-III but strong enough to resist bumps, impacts and scratches.

The bezel is slightly crenelated and can be used to know if the light is on or off when standing on a flat surface. The switch is a normal reverse clickie in the tailcap. The flashlight features a pocket clip located aproximately in the middle of the body and it can be used to carry the flashlight bezel-up.

The light has a strong flood-type beam this means a lot of sidespill instead of a long throw. It won't be very useful to point at distanct objects but can turn a room into daylight.

The runtime is about 2 hours to 2 hours and a half with a fresh set of batteries and the light is really really bright, it may not look as bright as others because of the beam type but the amount of light it produces is really great. Point it to the ceiling in a dark room and compare it with other lights to understand the concept of "amount of light" vs "throw".

This model can be get with a holder and batteries for about $65, check for availability at Lighthound.

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