Fenix PD35 TAC 1000 Lumen Flashlight Review

Do you need a flashlight that will illuminate dark areas effectively while still being simple to use and carry around? Then look no further as the Fenix PD35 TAC 1000 Lumen Flashlight is here to solve all your problems involving places or areas that are not clearly visible. 

This Flashlight has a compact size and measures at about 6 inches long while remaining very powerful and bright.

It’s very suited to those people who are traveling to places that might require extra visibility now and then or at home when there is a lack of proper lighting in certain areas.Fenix PD35 TAC 1000 Lumen Flashlight Review

 

Features of Fenix PD35 TAC 1000 Lumen Flashlight

CREE XP-L LED

Fenix PD35 TAC 1000 lumen flashlight has been fitted with a CREE XP-L LED that has a lifespan of around 50,000 hours and gives the flashlight the ability to produce 1000 lumens.

Users will have the option of choosing between six different lighting modes which include; high, low, mid, turbo, strobe, and eco.

This LED technology gives the flashlight the capability of producing light up to a distance of about 200 meters.

Power Options

Powering it is simple and can be done either by using 2 CR123A 3volts Lithium batteries or a single 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery.

It is fitted with an output that is regulated digitally allowing it to maintain constant brightness and a reserve polarity protection which protects it against improper battery installation.

It also comes with a low-voltage warning function that causes the LED to blink three times after every five minutes so as to remind the user to replace the battery as soon as possible.

Design

This tactical flashlight has a very compact design that measures at around 6 inches in length making it extremely lightweight and very portable allowing users to carry it around anywhere.

The flashlight is also made of highly durable aircraft-grade aluminum that comes with a type-3 premium hard anodized anti-abrasive finish ensuring that it lasts longer and does not break easily in case of a fall.

Tactical Switch

The fenix pd35 tac 1000 lumen flashlight has a tactical side switch design that comes with a momentary-on activation of 1000 lumens, one-button operation, and output levels that are very simplified such as low, turbo and strobe mode.

The turbo and strobe mode offer 1000 lumens and are both capable of running continuously for 1 hour 10 minutes while the low mode offers 60 lumens and is capable of running continuously for 29 hours and 15 minutes.

Other modes include high, which offers 500 lumens and can last for 2 hours 55 minutes, mid mode offering 200 lumens and can last for 8 hours and 30 minutes and eco mode which offers 8 lumens and can last for 140 hours.

Extras

The flashlight comes with a BBX3 battery case manufactured by EdisonBright that has in it, two lithium batteries (CR123A) as part of the package deal.

Users who also want to add a little extra something to the package have the option of purchasing other items to fit the flashlight such as different types of holsters, a tactical lens filter, battery chargers, and even a waist belt to allow more portability options.

Pros

  • Compact and also light-weight making it very easy to carry around anywhere and also to conceal.
  • Various lighting options that can be adjusted to fit any visibility requirement.
  • Has an excellent reverse polarity protection that protects it against the incorrect installation of batteries.
  • Very affordable even with all its features and options.
  • Comes with a holster, clip, lanyard and two spare 0-rings.

Cons

  • It does not have any option to adjust the light so as to allow the beam to be narrowed down.
  • It can eat up your batteries very quickly if used a lot but there are various features such as the low-light feature to combat this disadvantage.
  • Some people have reported that the flashlight tends to heat up quite quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Where is the flashlight manufactured?

A: The flashlight has been made in China around the area of Bao’An.

Q: What warranty options comes with the flashlight?

A: The Flashlight comes with a 2-year warranty.

Q: Is the flashlight waterproof?

A: Yes, it is waterproof and can be submerged up to 2 meters of water.

Final Word

The tactical flashlight is very sturdy and provides ample brightness to anywhere it illuminates, a brightness that is equivalent to that of a car’s high beam lights. The light amount that can be thrown in an area and the illumination can be quite large and intense.

It can be moved around anywhere freely and easily. It has its disadvantages in regards to the battery power and can get hot very easily on high settings, but even its low energy settings can provide ample brightness while lasting for very long hours.

The Fenix PD35 TAC 1000 Lumen Flashlight indeed stands out as one of the best available in the market today and is even utilized by various major organizations such as law enforcement agencies.

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