Flashlight Reviews

Fenix: E1

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Fenix E1 runs on one AAA Cell flashlight with Nichia Regel LED. Body is built of Aluminium and is Anodized. Fenix E1 comes in a Blister Packaging, Key chain Attachment and an extra O ring and Instruction set is on Blister Packaging. Fenix E1 is simple to operate twisty. The build quality is good. Light output of Fenix E1 is in very flat regulation.

Light Features:
  • Runs on Common AAA Cell
  • Nichia Regel LED
  • Deep Metal Reflector Optimized for Throw
  • Coated Metal Reflector
  • AR Coated Lens
  • Anodized inside out, including the threads, so you wont have any wear trouble with threads
  • Can stand on tail
Light Operation & Output:
Light Operation: Simple twist switch.
  • Turn the head clockwise to turn on the light
  • Turn anticlockwise to turn off as simple as that
Light Info:
General Info
    Light Model E1
    Manufacturer Fenix Light
    Review Page & Image
    Country  China
    Review Date 2006-12-19
    Review Update 2007-03-28
Light Vitals
    Length 72 mm
    Width / Bezel Diameter 14 mm
    Width / Tube Diameter 14 mm
    Height (if applicable)  mm
    Weight (without battery) 14 gm
Light Source
    LED Format SMD Medium Power
    Number of LEDs 1
    LED Name Nichia Regel
    LED Power 0.5  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 Regulated
    Features Good Regulation
Batteries Supported, Output & Runtime
    Battery Size
    Nominal Voltage
    # Used
    Total Output
    Runtime to 75%
    Runtime to 50%
    Runtime to 25%
NiMH  Alk  LiFeS2
Switch Options
    Switch Type
    Switch Properties
Simple, Reliable
Body Material Options
Type III Hard Anodized
Light Rating
70 70
    Build Quality
60 60
60 60
40 40
10 10
90 90
    Bang for buck
50 50
    Overall Rating
In-Depth Review & Pictures:
Size Comparison: Fenix L0P, Fenix E1


Reflector:The reflector is deep and well designed as compared to L0P

LED:Notice the special Nichia LED.

Beam Shots:
Here are a few beam shots against Fenix L0P

Tint: The Tint is noticeably on a bluish side.
Fenix E1 on Left and Fenix L0P on right both with Fresh NiMH AAA
Exposure Compensation = 0

Exposure Compensation = -1

Exposure Compensation = -2

Beam shot to show Rings in the beam
Exposure Compensation = +1

Exposure Compensation = 0

Exposure Compensation = -1

Exposure Compensation = -2

Extreme Closeup Pictures:

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