- Rating of the best long-range flashlights
- NiteCore TM39
- Eagle Tac GX30L2-R Mark II Pro (XHP35 HD)
- O ght X9R Marauder
- ArmyTek Prime C2 v3 XP-L
- Nitecore TM06S 14408
- ArmyTek Barracuda Pro v2 XHP35 Hi
- Nitecore MH40GTR
- O ght X7 Marauder
- ArmyTek Prime C2 Pro v3 XHP35
- ERA The Army of Russia MA-702 Dagger
*A Review of the Best in the Editor’s Opinion. Selection criteria. This material is subjective, not an advertisement and does not serve as a guide to purchase. You should consult a professional before buying.
When it comes to the range of light of the flashlight, it is not the number of diodes that matters but the brightness and shape of the reflector. Many glow points are difficult to assemble in a beam to form a far beam, but 3-6 diodes cope with such a task perfectly. Long-distance models are used in search and tactical operations, hunting, fishing, when protecting large objects, etc. d. Here are the best flashlights for such areas, which impress with their characteristics and have positive reviews.
Rating of the best long-range flashlights
While compiling TOP-12 most far-reaching hand-held light sources, we were guided by the sales ratings in stores and customers’ opinions. Also our experts estimated:
- Brightness of light output.
- Light range in meters.
- Number of light modes.
- Battery life.
- Water resistance class.
- Durability of the case.
All this will help you look at the most popular models objectively, understanding their pros and cons in order to choose the appropriate one for you according to price and performance parameters.
|Best Rangefinder Flashlight Rating||1||NiteCore TM39||36 500€|
|2||Eagle Tac GX30L2-R Mark II Pro (XHP35 HD)||13 500€|
|4||FiTorch PR40||7 200€|
|5||ArmyTek Prime C2 v3 XP-L||4 390€|
|6||Nitecore TM06S 14408||11 000€|
|7||ArmyTek Barracuda Pro v2 XHP35 Hi||9 900€|
|8||Nitecore MH40GTR||9 000€|
|10||Fenix PD35 Tactical Edition||5 082€|
|11||ArmyTek Prime C2 Pro v3 XHP35||6 050€|
|12||ERA Russian Army MA-702 Dagger||1 450€|
Tops the list of longest range flashlights NiteCore TM39, which works with the new generation of Luminus SBT-90 Gen2 LEDs. The model produces a total of 5200 lumens and a beam range of 1500 m. With these characteristics, the flashlight is ideal for search operations in fields and other open areas, illuminating a strip of 1.5 km. If such a powerful beam is not required, the brightness can be reduced to three levels (2000, 800 and 200 lm). The lamp housing is made of aluminum and painted black. Optical lenses are birefringently coated to prevent scratches from contact with hard objects.
Our experts liked the flashlight not only for its long range, but also for its multifunctional display. The user can check the battery level, current voltage, flashlight temperature, beam range, remaining light duration and LED brightness. It helps not to memorize the sequence of button presses, but to see everything at once with your eyes.
- Many plates around the lens for efficient heat dissipation;
- intelligent charging system;
- multifunction display;
- double sided coating on optical lenses.
- The handle is a little slippery in the hands;
- high cost;
- weighs in at 1361 g.
Eagle Tac GX30L2-R Mark II Pro (XHP35 HD)
This long range device has a total LED brightness of 1800 lm, which allows you to shine at a distance of up to 366 meters. The flashlight is powered by two batteries from the kit. They can be charged at 100-220V with an adapter. Also has a car cigarette lighter jack. Unlike the previous flashlight, this one weighs only 280g, but the length here is not the shortest at 22 cm. The flashlight comes with an open pouch for wearing on your belt and comes with a 10 year warranty, which is something buyers like to see in customer reviews. Setting available in 8 modes, but no display. Long-distance model is notable for its moisture protection level IP68, which allows not just wet it in the rain, but even to dive to a depth of 2 meters to look for the right objects under water.
The manufacturer also supplies a filter for flux dispersion, which turns a narrow long-range beam into a wide light, as from a car headlight. It’s practical when you want to illuminate an entire short area.
- universal charging adapter;
- A carrying case and light diffuser included;
- IP68 water resistance;
- Up to 300 hours of battery life.
- 22 cm length can rest on legs when hung from a belt during a chase.
The long-range model has a narrow, long body with side and end buttons. Around the first one there is a diode light that tells you the status of the battery. This glow ring is used to locate the flashlight in the dark (flashing mode every 2 seconds). With the key inside the ring, the user sets modes, turns on and off the flashlight. End button is used for short SOS or Morse code signals. The finder remembers the last setting turned on and returns to it the next time it is started. Judging by the reviews, long-range model customers like the ability to recharge via USB port on a computer, laptop or even a PowerBank, when there is no free outlet.
The uniqueness of the flashlight lies in the combination of characteristics of brightness and distance illumination. At 1350 lumens, the model is capable of penetrating a beam of up to 1000 m. made possible by a specially developed optical system and CREE XP-L Hi LED. By the way, there is only one battery here, so the power consumption of the flashlight is very small.
- Simple two-button operation;
- there are radiators for cooling;
- Remembers the last mode used;
- battery level indication.
- The light output is very narrow.
ArmyTek Prime C2 v3 XP-L
ArmyTek brand offers a long-range Prime C2 v3 XP-L narrow flashlight with 1250 lm diode brightness and a beam range of 174 m. Model is made in aluminum cylindrical body, covered with black matte paint. Judging by the reviews, the rough surface does not slip in your hands. If the flashlight accidentally falls into water, nothing happens, because the lens, button and back cover are fully sealed. The manufacturer has given the mini-floodlight six modes of operation. Comes with a belt clip and carrying case, as well as two O-rings. But the battery and charger have to be purchased separately.
The flashlight beats competition in battery life – it can give you up to 2400 hours of light. This is relevant for long operations when there is no opportunity to change batteries or charge them. Recommended product for hunters and fishermen going out with tents for a week.
- non-slip coating of the case;
- Full water protection;
- has a nice case;
- battery life up to 2400 hours.
- no battery included.
Nitecore TM06S 14408
This long-range search light is called “pocket monster” because at 117 mm length it produces 4000 lumens. The device easily fits in the palm of the hand or pocket, so you can carry it everywhere and not get caught by it in the dark. Rugged aluminum housing withstands mechanical stresses, and the stainless steel bezel around the lens can even be used to break glass in an emergency situation (to jump out the window from a burning building, etc.). d.). All controls are one button. It has its own backlight for battery level indication and “Beacon” function. TMO6S contact group with gold-plated terminals ensures reliable long-range lighting system.
Experts liked the flashlight technology ATR, which automatically adjusts the brightness depending on the temperature of the projector. It helps to use the flashlight as long as possible and avoid overheating, which is practical for a long operation.
- gold-plated contacts;
- shockproof housing;
- Automatic brightness control based on temperature;
- very compact size of 117×50 mm.
- Some people are uncomfortable holding a 50 mm barrel.
ArmyTek Barracuda Pro v2 XHP35 Hi
As the name suggests, this long-range, heavy-duty flashlight is designed specifically for the army. Products from a well-known brand has a large module with a lens and a narrow handle. Long-range luminous flux brightness of 1850 lm, and the range of luminescence reaches 800 m. The flashlight is powered by two ICR18650 batteries. Tactical device weighs only 259g and comes with a lockable pouch for carrying on your belt. Buyers in reviews like that the manufacturer provides with it a spare o-ring, cap, wrist strap and rubber gripper.
We recommend this flashlight for underwater search operations. Its housing is IP68 rated, allowing it to dive. Extended shape closer to the optics provides a firm grip, so the model will not accidentally fall out of your hands from resistance in the water. End cap helps to securely fasten the light source to your wrist. Rubberized body does not deteriorate from contact with salt water. Enlarged lens helps to create a dense stream of light, optimal for good visibility in the liquid column.
- Low weight of 259 g;
- shockproof and waterproof;
- 800 m range of illumination;
- 9 operating modes.
- length 24.5 cm can not fit in your pocket.
Heavy duty flashlight from Nitecore possesses the brightness of 1200 lm LEDs and beams up to 1km in the dark. You can adjust the brightness optics to 380, 100 or 15 lumens, which increases battery life by 6, 27 or 140 hours. Additionally there is an SOS mode and strobe light. Weighs 375g long range model. Body made of aerospace aluminum withstands mechanical stresses well. No need to open plugs to recharge the battery – just plug it into the small round opening. The flashlight comes with a 5 year warranty, which is what buyers like about the reviews.
The cool thing about this long-range, heavy-duty flashlight is the ability to work in rough tactical gloves with your fingers covered. Usually the sensitivity of the beam in this equipment is lower and it is more difficult to find the button to turn on the light in the dark. This flashlight has a different triggering mechanism for long range, which can be obtained by turning the faceted ring or the big button on the face of the flashlight. To prevent accidental activation, ledges are provided on the sides. Recommended long-range bright flashlight for firefighters and other rescue operations where thick protective gloves are used.
- light weight;
- 1 km range;
- Military grade anodized finish;
- Memory of the last mode.
- At maximum brightness, the batteries will only last for 2 hours.
Long-range hand lamp has one LED with the brightness of 1000 lm and a range of 200 m. The lens has a 3-thick, tempered, shockproof glass.5 mm. The maximum time of operation is 140 hours. Clip on the side allows you to quickly fasten the flashlight on your belt and free your hands. Wrist lanyard can be tied at the back if necessary. Modes are controlled by one button. High, medium or low beam, strobe and Boost functions are available to the user. The remainder of the battery capacity of the device shows in 4 steps. The LED is rated for 50,000 hours of operation, and the manufacturer gives a 5-year warranty on the product. The kit includes a case with a cover, an additional button and a rubber band, but the battery charger and the battery will have to buy separately.
In the reviews the flashlight is praised for the function of maintaining constant brightness, regardless of the degree of battery discharge. This allows you to use the turbo mode to the last “drop” of charge.
- light weight 89g;
- has a clip for attaching to belt;
- Simple one button operation;
- There is a lanyard hole on the end.
- It is very warm at maximum brightness.
ArmyTek Prime C2 Pro v3 XHP35
Military model with two LEDs and total brilliance of 2100 lumens is able to “pierce” the darkness at a distance of up to 192 meters. The lantern is executed with waterproof case made of aluminum and completed with additional rubber seals. Controls are clear and simple with the yellow button on the front. Optical lens is recessed deep inside, so dropping the flashlight from a height would not damage the glass. Against the competition, the long-range search light wins with its 11 modes, allowing you to fine-tune the beam.
This long-range military design is optimal for high altitude use, when you have to climb trees, beams, trusses and other structures with a flashlight. Flashlight weight is only 71 g. Narrow housing with a diameter of 25 mm allows you to easily fix the light source with your teeth, illuminating the way and moving with free hands. If you need to observe an object at height for a long time and still hold on, there is a magnet on the end to attach the flashlight to a metal surface.
- metal case;
- 11 modes of illumination;
- spare grommets;
- clip and carrying case included.
- without power adapter.
ERA The Army of Russia MA-702 Dagger
Completes the review long-range domestic development “MA-702 Dagger” from the brand “ERA The Army of Russia. As the name suggests, the model is equipped with a penknife with an interchangeable blade. It has a hinge for easy opening and two edges (flat and serrated) that allow you to cut and saw small objects. With such a device, the possibilities of using a flashlight are expanded, but it is not a cold weapon. The light source itself is endowed with 600 lumens, and the beam range is 170 m. Design uses SMD diodes of a new generation, so they consume only 8 watts. The maximum illumination time reaches 2 hours. The manufacturer has placed a dimmer inside to adjust the brightness by pressing the button several times.
The flashlight is notable for its built-in lithium battery with a capacity of 2m3.2 A / h, which can be recharged from any USB port. If you need to charge your phone or tablet on the road, the flashlight can act as a PowerBank, sharing the energy.
- attractive price;
- easy handling;
- built-in battery;
- charging from USB;
- there is a knife.
- The maximum operating time is 2 hours.