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Fenix L1D CE

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  Introduction:
Fenix L1D CE is a Digital Series flashlight from Fenix. With AA battery, Cree XR-E LED, Body built of aluminium and hard anodize type III, water tight with O-Rings, L1D CE is bright, strong built, good quality light. L1D CE is Microcontroller (µC) Controlled with 2 UI (User Interface) modes. In Turbo Mode the light operates with Max Brightness and Strobe. The General Mode has 3 output levels and SOS function.

Light Features:
  • Can run on various AA sized battery ranging from NiMH to Li-Ion
  • Microcontroller (µC) Controlled
  • Max Output, with Strobe in Turbo Mode
  • Three light output levels and SOS in General Mode
  • Toughened ultra clear glass lens with AR coating
  • Cree XR-E LED
  • Can stand on tail
Light Operation & Output:
Light Operation:
Turbo Mode: This mode is attained by tightening the bezel to full. It consists of Max Level and Strobe. The sequence alternates in cycle.
  • Press the tail cap button until 'click' sound is heard to switch ON the light
  • To change Mode, in ON condition, push the tail cap button until light is off for about half a second and release for next mode. The modes will cycle through
  • Press the button on tail cap until 'click' sound is heard to switch OFF the light
General Mode: This mode is attained by loosing the bezel. The General Mode consist of [9 Lm]-[40 Lm]-[90 Lm]-[SOS].
  • Press the tail cap button until 'click' sound is heard to switch ON the light
  • To change Mode, in ON condition, push the tail cap button until light is off for half a second and release to enter next level. The modes will cycle through
  • Press the button on tail cap until 'click' sound is heard to switch OFF the light
Below is the chart showing total output levels for various AA batteries in General Mode
Level NiMH Alkaline Lithium (1.7v) Lithium (3v) Li-Ion (3.7v)
Low 63 63 63 65 860
Med 290 290 300 315 860
High 500 580 610 660 860
Max 515 580 660 1160 1180
Light Info:
General Info
    ID
16
    Light Model L1D CE
    Manufacturer Fenix Light
    Review Page & Image
  
 L1D CE
L1D CE
    Country  China
    Review Date 2007-05-30
    Review Update 2007-06-02
Light Vitals
    Length 92 mm
    Width / Bezel Diameter 22 mm
    Width / Tube Diameter 18 mm
    Height (if applicable)  mm
    Weight (without battery) 46 gm
Light Source
    LED Format Power LED
    Number of LEDs 1
    LED Name Cree XR - E
    LED Power 3  Watts
Light Management
    Lens Material Glass
    Lens Coating (if any) AR Coated
    Lens Transperency (typical) 90
    Lumen Management Reflector
    Material Aluminium Metal Smooth
    Beam Type Mostly Throw
Power Management
    Converter Type Step Up
    Properties Semi Regulated, Micro Controller (uC)
    Features Advanced User Interface
Batteries Supported, Output & Runtime
    Battery Size
    Chemistry
    Nominal Voltage
    # Used
    Total Output
    Runtime to 75%
    Runtime to 50%
    Runtime to 25%
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NiMH  Alk  LiFeS2  LiMnO2  Li-Ion  
1.21.61.733.7
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51558066011601180
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Switch Options
    Switch Type
    Switch Properties
Click
Reverse Click
Body Material Options
    Material
    Properties
    Color
Aluminium
Type III Hard Anodized
Black
Light Rating
    Looks
70 70
    Build Quality
70 70
    Runtime
60 60
    Output
60 60
    Features
70 70
    Usability
90 90
    Bang for buck
70 70
    Overall Rating
 70
In-Depth Review & Pictures:
Size Comparison: From L to R: AA Battery, Fenix Civictor, Fenix L1D CE


Bezel: From L to R: Fenix Civictor, Fenix L1D CE


Body:






Body: Opened head, notice thick body wall and the tab in positive contact


Beam Shots:
Below Beam shot Matrix shows Fenix Civictor on Left and Fenix L1D CE on Right
+1 0 -1
Low
Med
High
Max
Extreme Closeup Pictures:









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