Rofis MR30 short review

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Rofis MR30 short review

Dear All,

You can find a full, more detailed review on my flashlight blog (with google translator in lower left corner).
In this short article I will show you the Rofis MR30 flashlight.

Brand: Rofis
Model: MR30
Emitter: Cree XHP35 HI
Luminous Flux: 1600 LM
Max Beam Intensity: 28125 cd
Switch: electronic
Battery: 21700 (included)
Modes: 6 (low, mid, high, turbo, strobe, SOS)
Lens: AR coated hardened glass
Waterproof: IPX8

We get a lot of accessories beside the small packed lamp. USB charging cable, Micro USB to USB socket for powerbank function. Wrist strap, pouch, spare O ring and a spare USB cover.

Failed to break it, the manufacturer glued the head and body.

The head contains the electronics, the switch and the Cree XHP35 HI LED. The reflector is OP and aluminum, the lens is AR coated. Thick rubber plug closes the charging port.

The body got an interesting pattern. The material thickness is good, the anodizing looks good.

The tailcap has a smooth surface, the lamp can be set as a candle. Inside, double gold-plated spring ensures high current transfer.

Compact size, despite the 21700 battery. Line in the image: 18650, Rofis 21700 battery, Nitecore MH23, Astrolux S1, Rofis MR30, Convoy M1

Easy to use: short click on or off. It has mode memory. Long keypress: low-medium-high modes go round. Double click: turbo mode. Triple click: variable frequency stroboscope. Then press and hold switch on the SOS flashing.
When the flashlight is off, the button light can be activated by pressing the button for 3 seconds. You can turn it off with a short click.
Press the button for 4 seconds to lock the button. The lock is indicated by two flashes. Dissolves with a long press of a button. This will turn on in low mode.

There is a charge indicator light under the button. Green light indicates over 40% charge. Red light indicates a charge below 40%. Red flashing indicates that the battery is discharged.

I measured the built-in charger. Charging voltage is 5.09V, current is up to 1.74A. At the end of the charge, the power is turned off completely. In the battery I measured a voltage of 4.17V, it does not overcharge.

The ROFIS 21700 battery with 5000mAh capacity is part of the package. I measured this with an XTAR VP4 plus Dragon charger. The battery is tooooo long, it didn’t fit in any battery charger! I managed to measure the real capacity with a little trick. Unfortunately, I only measured 3795mAh.

The Rofis MR30 does not have built-in thermal protection, only with timed step down. Turbo mode returns to high mode after 1 minute, and then re-reduces the luminous flux to 450 lumens in 6 minutes. It’s foolproof. The turbo mode can be reactivated at any time, but the head can then get hot!

Look at the light in outdoor! The distance to the far right tree is 100 meters. Compared to other flashlights, I made these images:

The Rofis MR30 isn’t bad flashlight, but I didn’t like it. The luminous flux drops too low, the battery capacity is low. Its light would be good, but not competitive with the BLF A6 compact lamp. I liked many accessories, the finish and the manufacturing quality.

The built-in charger works well, we also get the battery as part of the package. It can be used immediately. The turbo mode can be reactivated at any time, this is what you like. But don’t believe the marketing text. This is a 450 lumens flashlight, but you get a crazy turbo mode!

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Thanks, I like mine.

One issue it has is that it doesn’t always turn on with a single click. I don’t know if it’s the switch or it’s going into lock mode even without 4 clicks, however usually a turn off and on of the tailcap fixes it. I just got it 2 months ago so it’s pretty new. Have you noticed any trouble at all with turning it on in one click!

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I’ve been trying to get the lens cap/bezel off of mine so I can change the LED to a 4000K tint. Guess I need to buy a rubber strap wrench or 2. Heat will possibly help as well. Seems like it’s glued in place.

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HONDARIDER wrote:
I’ve been trying to get the lens cap/bezel off of mine so I can change the LED to a 4000K tint. Guess I need to buy a rubber strap wrench or 2. Heat will possibly help as well. Seems like it’s glued in place.

Best strap wrench I ever used is an old soft leather belt. You can make them any size too

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