Our group of analyzers cherished the PD35 V2.0. However, Fenix as of late refreshed its line, supplanting it with the new PD36R ($100). Furthermore, two or three months of testing, we are satisfied to find that the new PD36R is an update over our past top pick for the best electric lamp. The PD36R is equivalent to, or unrivaled to, its archetype severally.
In the first place, the runtime is marvelous. With the new PD36R in eco mode, you can accomplish a mind boggling 115 hours of runtime at an entirely usable 30 lumens. While this is less all out runtime than its archetype, it’s anything but a fundamentally higher, more valuable yield.
For relaxed clients (intermittent setting up camp outings and short eruptions of high-yield modes), that should add up to months between charges. Our analyzer has gone over 2 months without re-energizing the PD36R with ordinary utilization.
Talking about modes, the PD36R goes from a low-end 30 lumens up to a searingly brilliant 1,600 lumens. At that 1,600-lumen super mode, you can undoubtedly see objects at 928 feet. That is all that anyone could need for most use cases for amusement in the outside. Furthermore, astonishingly, the PD36R can keep up that splendor for 2.9 hours.
With an IP68 waterproof rating, it can withstand being submerged up to 6.5 feet for 30 minutes. It’s likewise dustproof and stun safe. One component that we love is that you can undoubtedly control among strategic (and strobe-empowering) capacities and standard use with a little catch close to the front.
Past the specs, this is an ideal hand-size electric lamp (5.3 inches long, 1.04 crawls in width) with easy to understand capacities. Turn it on and off at the tail switch, tap the little catch close to the front to change force, and check the LED on the catch when turning the light on for a battery-level sign.
One change in the new model that caused a stir is that the PD36R re-energizes with a USB-C quick charging rope. The old model utilized a miniature USB line, which we preferred in light of the fact that it appeared to be universal at that point.
Notwithstanding, Fenix noticed that USB-C is quicker charging and is quickly turning into a standard charger. We desire to see more normalization sooner rather than later to restrict the quantity of lines expected to keep gear energized.
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