NEW OrcaTorch D620 review

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Mark Pilzer
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NEW OrcaTorch D620 review

Hi guys,

I had the pleasure of testing the brand new OrcaTorch D620. Available soon!!

This canister light uses 4* 18650 and the Xhp70 outputs 2700lumens, it has a head switch, which is lockable. (love this feature)
The goodman handle is new for the D620, I like the feature of adjusting it without tools, as my first impression it is quite heavy but after diving it I was not too bothered about it. If you prefer, you can still use the old OrcaTorch goodman which is lighter and also compatible.

As said it runs a cold-white Cree Xhp70, the reflector has a multi-mirror coating which prodides a great spot, and is well crafted, check the video to see underwater operation and beam

The canister has a “soda-can” look, which I like because the size is reduced, and if you use 4 NCR18650B`s for example you have quite a long runtime, almost 3 hours! See my runtime test video for further details.
It uses 3 O-rings and the batteries are placed in 2 up-side down and 2 up-right. Make sure to get the polarity correct. (springs are negative) I would recommend the use of protected cells!
The canister has a big and wide slot for mounting, you can easilly fit a bolt snap or a 2” belt through it.
The top part (cable side) rotates together with the batteries, therefore the 2 pins.

The cable quality is really good! It has a matte finish and is very flexible, also the connectors seem to be quite robust, but still made out of plastic.

Overall I love this torch, it is quite light (under 700g w/o bats), the head switch is great and convenient to operate, the lock is ideal to prevent accidental switching, and you can even choose in between orange and gray coloured bands on the head!
The set includes a 4-slot charger and 4 protected 18650 batteries from OrcaTorch, as well as all accessories seen on the pic above, the user manual and a second silicon band for exchange (1 orange and 1 gray), the whole set comes packed in a custom fit transport case, for easy transport and storage.

For more information, review, unboxing and diving footage of the light check my video!
https://youtu.be/yfOXBBMQB00
And find the runtime-test video here!
https://youtu.be/JDLEIOG-ON8

Thank you for reading this! Let me know your thoughts!
Cheers and always be safe
Mark

Edited by: sb56637 on 09/02/2017 - 12:34
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Thanks, and nice video, it does not happen all the time here that a diving light is reviewed with an actual video diving with it.

Mark Pilzer
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Hi, thanks.
If you want you can subscribe my chanell, more reviews will follow soon.
Also just posted the review for the brand new Archon S24V (not even released yet) take a look
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-zU-SSADP4

Cheers, Mark