The Chinese brand Nitecore continues to showcase its latest innovations, following the NE02 and TM39 models, the second generation of the R40 LED flashlight was officially announced today. The new model was also created specifically for security and law enforcement officers, and stands out both for its relatively ergonomic design and the ability to charge the battery from various sources, including special docking stations..
The R40 V2 series flashlight is made in a shock-resistant and sealed case (IP68) made of aluminum alloy with a wear-resistant black anodized coating, optical glass with anti-reflective treatment and double-sided protection against scratches is used to protect the LED. The total length of the new one does not exceed 159 mm, the maximum bezel diameter is exactly 40 mm. There are two buttons for the flashlight, which are located on the side.
The new LED flashlight is powered by a 21700 lithium-ion battery, the package includes a Nitecore NL2150DW with a declared capacity of 5000 mAh. The battery level is «informed» by small LEDs built into the control buttons. To charge the battery, you can use the flashlight’s built-in USB-C port, wireless docking stations that can be connected to the mains, power bank, or car cigarette lighter, or separate chargers that are compatible with 21700 batteries.
The R40 V2 model is equipped with a CREE XP-L2 V6 LED, which is complemented by an SMO reflector and a PDOT (Precision Digital Optics Technology) optical system. The maximum brightness of the new lamp is declared at the level of 1200 lumens, the intensity is not less than 29500 candelas and the effective range of the light beam is up to 344 meters. The flashlight can work in eight modes, including SOS, Strobe and Beacon with maximum brightness. Brightness modes are divided into Turbo (1200lm, 344m, 2.25h), High (480lm, 223m, 5h), Mid (220lm, 150m, 11.5h), Low (50lm, 68m, 48h) and Ultralow (1lm, 12 m, 1200 h).
Free retail sales of the Nitecore R40 V2 model should start in the near future, the future price is declared within 150 US dollars. The package will include the flashlight itself, a Nitecore NL2150DW battery, two docking stations, a USB cable, an AC adapter, a car cigarette lighter cord, a spare sealing ring, a lanyard, a pouch, a user manual and a warranty card.