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Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition

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Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition is a Special Series flashlight from Fenix brought to you by www.fenix-store.com. With single CR123 battery, Cree XR-E LED, Body built of aluminium and hard anodize type III, water tight with O-Rings, P1 CE Q2 SE is very bright, strong built, good quality, small size light. P1 CE Q2 SE is one of the smallest and brightest size single CR123 lights available in the market. The total output of the light is stated to be more than 90 Lumens. Due to it's very small size and high output it is very commonly known as a Pocket Rocket. The specialty of P1 CE Q2 SE is that it has Q2 Binned Cree XR-E LED and sports a Textured Reflector.

Light Features:
  • Can run on various CR123 sized battery ranging from Primary Lithium to Li-Ion cells*
  • Toughened ultra clear glass lens with AR coating
  • Q2 Bin Cree XR-E LED
  • Textured Reflector
  • Very small size
  • Very simple operation
  • Can stand on tail
*Using rechargeable Li-Ion battery in P1 CE Q2 SE makes LED to go in Direct Drive mode. Switching ON light with RCR123 Li-Ion battery for extended period of times can be harmful. The light may get very hot to touch. Care should be taken. P1 CE Q2 SE is not designed to natively accept RCR123 Li-Ion battery as the electronics is step up circuit, however, yet can safely handle Li-Ion Battery for a few Minutes.
Light Operation & Output:
Light Operation: Simple Twist Switch. To turn ON the light, simply twist the bezel in clock wise direction; to turn OFF turn the bezel in reverse clock wise direction
Light Info:
General Info
    Light Model P1 CE Q2 SE
    Manufacturer Fenix Light
    Review Page & Image
 P1 CE Q2 SE
    Country  China
    Review Date 2007-08-01
    Review Update 2007-08-01
Light Vitals
    Length 71 mm
    Width / Bezel Diameter 22 mm
    Width / Tube Diameter 18 mm
    Height (if applicable)  mm
    Weight (without battery) 26 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 LOP
    Beam Type Mostly Throw with good side spill
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%
Switch Options
    Switch Type
    Switch Properties
Simple, Reliable
Body Material Options
Type III Hard Anodized
Light Rating
75 75
    Build Quality
70 70
80 80
70 70
20 20
80 80
    Bang for buck
70 70
    Overall Rating
In-Depth Review & Pictures:
Package: Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition comes nicely packed in cardboard box with transparent window showing the light

Package Contents: Inside the package you will find Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition light, Extra O-Ring, key chain attachment, Holster and instruction manual / warrantee card (not shown)

Size Comparisons
From L to R: Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition, Nuwai QIII, Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition, Fenix P2DCE

From L to R: Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition, Fenix P3DCE

From L to R: Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition, CR123 Battery

Bezel: From L to R: Fenix P2DCE, Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition

From L to R: Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition, Nuwai QIII

Textured Reflector: One of the key features of P1 CE Q2 SE is the Textured Reflector pictured below

Another view of P1 CE Q2 SE Textured Reflector


Another view of P1 CE Q2 SE body showing the laser engraving for fenix-store.com and Special Edition Q2

Components: Opened head, notice thick tab in positive contact

Another view showing the closeup of the positive contact tab. The main advantage of having this is it offers better contact and greater wear and tear resistance.

Beam Shots:
Below Beam shot Matrix shows Fenix P1 CE Q2 Special Edition on Left and Various Lights on Right
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Fenix P2D CE on High
Nuwai QIII with RCR123 & T Binned Luxeon III
Fenix P3D CE on High
Extreme Closeup Pictures:

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