Today's discussion is all about Fenix's one of the newer flashlights, the E18R rechargeable LED flashlight. This light came out late 2018 and certainly made some waves. This is the Fenix E18R is one of the most popular Fenix flashlights, upon release our stock being sold out before we even got the Fenix E18R in our warehouse. It's no surprise why the Fenix E18r is truly a powerhouse with an incredible and compact size. The size and the brightness are the two main factors of this Fenix E18R Flashlight.
Weighing in at only 1.2 ounces and with a length of under 2 1/2 inches. The Fenix E18R is going to be a perfect EDC flashlight and a perfect addition to your pocket. You probably won't even notice because of the weight and size. It has a maximum lumen output of 750 lumens, which is an incredible amount of light coming out of a flashlight that is under 2 1/2 inches long and weighs only 1.2 ounces. It comes with a free 16340 rechargeable battery which can be charged directly inside the flashlight through a magnetic charging port and magnetic charging cable. It uses the special edition 16340 700P Rechargeable battery from Fenix, and this is what truly allows it to get to that incredible 750 lumens.
You can use a standard 16340 battery and you will get almost the full brightness. The Fenix E18R also includes a magnetic base, which means that you can easily attach the flashlight to any metal magnetic surface like the underside of the hood of a car is a great example.
The Fenix E18R is made out of a quality material that allows for very tough performance. It is a premium type hard anodised finish on the outside of the flashlight. This also protects from scratching, especially when dropped.
The E18R offers 4 brightness levels plus a strobe mode, the strobe and the turbo both max out at 750 lumens, and the turbo mode will last you about 45 minutes with the included rechargeable 16340 battery. The high output will run at 150 lumens and last about 2 1/2 hours. Medium output will be 30 lumens and last just under 14 hours and low output is 5 lumens and last about 70 hours. The Fenix E18R is definitely more of a flood light rather than a spotlight. The maximum beam distance on the turbo setting is only 136 meters, so you will get a lot of flood from this, especially how the lens is designed. It will definitely scatter the light very well. It's definitely designed for close up use. It will do a very good job of not reflecting light back into your eyes. This is ideal for situations like working on the car or anything else that requires up close and personal operation.
The Fenix E18R is truly an incredible flashlight and is really an essential part of any good EDC in lineup. It's perfect for hiking or camping or any other outdoor use plus the magnetic base and easy charging option with the magnetic cable. This Flashlight would also be great for any sort of mechanic or technician working on a home.