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How To Choose The Olight Torches By Activity ?

How To Choose The Olight Torches By Activity ?

How to choose your right torch among so many torches?

It’s sure to say almost every household has a torch, but when it comes to the range of lighting products available, Torches widely used in professional fields such as outdoor, military, hunting, security, industry, does the one you buy really make a difference?

 

Basically, while all lighting products on the market provide lighting, their benefits vary greatly. Over the last few years, the selection of such products has increased in particular, so there are the points below that people usually consider when choosing which lighting product is best for themselves.

  1. Which activity will you be mostly using your lighting product for? E.g running at night, at home in case the power goes out, biking outside in bad light, etc

 

  1. Will you benefit more from a torch or headlight for your chosen activity? E.g it is uncomfortable to run holding a torch, so a headlight would be a stronger choice.

 

  1. Do you want a rechargeable or non-rechargeable product? E.g if you go camping there likely won’t be powerpoint to recharge, whereas at home this wouldn’t be an issue.

Therefore, when you visit our Olight UK website, you can choose Olight torches by activity.

First of all, Let's have a look at the activity categories that Olight’s products divide into.

 

Everyday Carry (EDC) 

♦ Most of us desire to make our home a familiar place, just put these best small torches on your desk, accompanying your daily life.

 

♦ Olight EDC torches (everyday carry) are quite popular for their lightweight and optional mode. Add to your cart, Olight EDC torches will be your top choice.

 

Tactical Torch

♦ Higher? Further? Keep moving! Let Olight inspire your ambition to exceed your ability. Climbing, Hiking... You are now setting out to conquer the world!

 

♦ What makes a torch tactical? Our incredible runtime with high output, magnetism tactical tail switch is designed for professional use.

 

Bike Light

♦ Our unique intelligent design headlight and rear bike lights are made for your road cycling, urban riding and daily commuting.

 

♦ Olight bike light series bring you 260° visibility. While ambient light sensors, smart motion sensors and other features can maximize the release of the hands of cyclists.

 

Head Light

♦ Chasing HANDS-FREE experience? Check out Olight headlight series. These best rechargeable head torches will be your final answer!

 

♦ Let alone the right-angle design, the Perun 2, "MUST BUY" HEAD TORCH is popular with its multifunctional application as a headlamp with a matching headband or as a handheld light.

 


Then, once you have a clearer idea of what style suits your personal situation, here are the most common terms that are used (and what they mean) to help you crystal your choice even more:

 

Lumens (lm) – The amount of light you see from a light source. The higher the lumen, the more brightness you will see.  E.g a 500lm torch will be brighter than a 200lm torch.

 

Beam Distance – This is measured in meters and is how far the light beam will shine before it starts to diminish. The distance will vary depending on which light mode you are in (low, mid, high, boost etc). The maximum beam distance a torch will usually be advertised next to the product.

 

Run time – The run time will be calculated by each individual setting in the product. So a low beam will have more run time and a high beam will have less run time, simply because you are needing more energy to create a brighter light and the battery will run low faster. The run time usually advertised is the run time when the torch is in low setting.

 

IP Rating – This is the protection the torch will have against dust and water. The first number will be the protection level against dust (6 is the highest) and the second number will be protected against water (9 is the highest), the higher the numbers, the better the protection.  If you see an X next to IP rating, as an example like IPX4, the X, in this case, represents dust as it is where the first number should be, and the X means this product does not have a rating for dust.

 

Now that you know everything you need to make the best choice, below are the 3 most common reasons people need to use a torch and our recommendations:

 

General Use around the home

For anything around the home, it’s best to have a product that is easy to use, small, and lightweight. You want something that is durable and has a good battery life plus is cheap to run in the long term. If you prefer Olight products option we recommend Obulb

Outdoor Use (riding bike, camping, climbing)

If you are looking for a light to use on adventures, or around campsites, you need a product that has long run time, is bright enough to light up anything in front of you, and something you can see far into the distance with. The most popular item for this type of activity for a torch is the seeker 2 pro, If you want to go camping, we recommend Olantern, or if you prefer the headlight is used for riding option go for the Perun 2 and bike light option is RN1200

Everyday Carry

When looking for an everyday carry option – the warrior mini 2 is your best choice, it suitable pocket size, smaller than a 4.7-inch tall mobile phone. At the same time, it has tactical torch features, giving you enough security! Popular features among the EDC community remain the helpful battery level indicator and two-way pocket clip, plus a refined strike bezel. New this time, is a detachable lanyard clip, the ability to remove the lanyard clip and swap your pocket clip to the bottom groove, allows for the very popular ‘bezel down’ carry option. If you carry it every day, Inevitably sometimes there likely won’t be power point to recharge, the wireless charger perfect option is the Baton 3 premium.

Now that you are more familiar with the various types, styles, and pros and cons of each, we hope you find the perfect lighting product for you.

23 Jun, 2021
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Olight Bike Lights Series

Olight Bike Lights Series

In 2018, the United Nations declared June 3 as "World Bicycle Day". This day of each year is a day dedicated to bicycles. 

Why celebrate the bicycle?

Regular physical activity of moderate intensity – such as walking, cycling, or doing sports – has significant benefits for health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), safe infrastructure for walking and cycling is also a pathway for achieving greater health equity. Cycling not only exercises our body and strengthens our physique, but it is also a very environmentally friendly sport. World Bicycle Day draws attention to the benefits of using the bicycle — a simple, affordable, clean, and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation. The bicycle contributes to cleaner air and less congestion.

 Olight Bike Light Series 

Olight introduces bike lights from 2020, The Co-branded lights with Magishine have been well received by O-fans. All of them are compact and all-in-one type light, so there is no extra burden of thinking it bulky and heavy. Small size and lightweight make them more attractive and useful to use both helmet and handlebar. 

We are going to introduce you one by one.

 ① Head Light Series 

 RN 1500 - The Popular Bike Light with Competitive Price 

RN 1500, is a multi-functional bicycle light powered by a 5000mAh 21700 battery with a maximum output of 1500 lumens. It has a certified IPX7 waterproof rate, capable to withstand water immersion up to 1 m depth. This ultra-compact bike light is perfect for MTB riding and road cycling, also suitable for commuting.

If you need a light that can do both road and off-road, RN 1500 is your best choice! TAKE ME HOME!

ALLTY 2000 - Multi-functional Bike Light with Innovative OLED Screen 

ALLTY 2000 is a multifunctional bike light with maximum 2000 lumens output. The creative OLED screen can display lighting mode, battery level, and the available running time, to help riders make cycling plans more scientifically. It can be tightly installed on out front mount, or under GOPRO camera mount. Dual beam angle design will emit a balance amount of light, give broader and brighter road coverage.

If you need a light both road and trail cycling, don't doubt it! ALLTY 2000 is your top choice!

RN 800 - Road Cycling Light Support USB-C Fast Charging

RN 800 is a specially designed road cycling light with anti-glare lens design and supports USB-C fast charging/discharging. All in one design bike headlight suitable for road, urban riding. Also, due to the lightweight itself, RN 800 can be tightly installed on out front mount, or under GOPRO camera mount. It is a powerful, reliable companion in the dark.

Don't miss this specially designed road cycling light! SNAP NOW!

RN 3500 - 3000 Lumens help you Conquer The Road

RN 3500 is a new member of Olight Bike Lights Family, it's small size ( Only110g ) can reach 3500 Lumens, what an amazing performance! As one of RN family, RN 3500 fulfills rugged illumination performance for trail and endurance riders that require powerful output in the fast movement during the night.

With the lightweight design, riders can hardly feel any weight on bike or helmet. In addition to functional and performance improvements, RN 3500 comes with a 5200 mAh powerful battery pack that can be used as a convenient power bank. No worry about insufficient battery during long-distance riding. 

 ② Rear Light Series 

SEEME 30 - Rechargeable Lightweight Rear Light

SEEMEE 30 is only maxed 30 lumens output but can let you be seen from up to 800 meters, and it can provide 230° high side visibility with elegant translucent anti-scratch case. Perfect for daily commuting and urban riding. CLICK HERE.

RN 120 - Intelligent Rear Light

RN 120 is an intelligent rear light because the ambient riding environment automatically adjusts the light sensor and motion sensor system.  With a max 120 lumens output and visible from up to 1500 meters. All-in-one type design is suitable for road, urban, and daily commuting.

RN 180 - First Transparent Optical Fiber Rear Light

Compared to red cover, transparent optical fiber emits stronger and uniform light outputs while consuming less energy, It is worth mentioning that the smart motion sensor can turn on automatically when braking and lights up for 3 seconds at max 180 lumens ( The function will be off when battery life is less than 20% )

What are you waiting for such an intelligent light? Catch it NOW!

03 Jun, 2021
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