Speras T1 Review
Hello everyone ! I’m happy to make a review again after a while , on a quite interesting flashlight , a thrower that uses the mighty Osram CSLPM1.TG led !
*Extended-range of 1300m, high performance of 1200lm.
*Multifunctional tail button with mode memory function is designed for ON, momentary-ON, and quick strobe.
*T1 supports a wide voltage of 16.8V, compatible with 2*18650 Li-battery or 4*CR123A battery.
*7-color breathing light, like a beacon at night, better for seeking flashlight.
*2lm for the ECO mode, brings you the suitable beam at night.
*Side button, simple and easy to operate.
*Smart temperature control system assure stable output.
*Battery Capacity Indication, accurate to monitor when turn on.
*When the power is low (less than 10%), red LED indicator will keep flickering.
*Over Discharge Protection function, automatically downshift when the battery is low, preventing battery over discharge.
*Reverse Polarity Protection.
*High-strength aerospace aluminum body, CNC precision machining, Premium Type III hard anodized anti-abrasive finish for extreme durability.
Full specs on the manual here : pic#1 pic#2
First Look / Unboxing :
Flashlight comes in nice classy box :
Package Contains :
- Spare o-rings
Extended View :
The flashlight itself :
It is a thrower with 2x18650 in series flashlight :
Head has a nice compact design with some fins near the LED area :
It also has Speras logo on the front side
And some warning & rating icons on the other
It’s head , with great machining and the different cooling fins :
We can also see the side button , made out of aluminum and with the little LED indicator in the center
Notice the nice crenelated bezel too :
Here we can see the SMO reflector and the nicely centered Osram LED :
Glass has a nice AR coating :
The tube , with nice machinng also here :
The tailcap , it has holes for lanyard and houses the rear button :
And the tube’s threads , on the tailcap side . “Square” cut , anodized , well machined :
Notice also the tactical ring
The other side has bare non-anodized threads for better electrical connection :
The visible part of the driver and it’s double spring , for lower resistance :
Also double spring on the tailcap :
Long batteries have a good fit , even if it seems to be protruding quite a lot because of the driver’s spring (but it compresses nicely) :
Batteries that come with the light are 2600mAh 18650 batteries that charge though micro usb port :
Modes & UI info :
Modes: ECO > Low > Medium > High + Hidden Strobe / SOS
Tailcap switch is used to turn on/off the flashlight . Momentary press will also work , and double click will activate strobe .
While flashlight is ON , with a single click from the side button you can navigate through modes (eco/low/medium/high) and double clicks though (strobe/sos) .
Also , while flashlight is ON , long click will activate Breathing mode , a mode where the LED indicator flashes in 7 different colors .
A detailed view of the manual : pic#1 pic#2
Battery indicator :
On the center of the side button , there is a simple LED indicator that flashes the first seconds you turn on the flashlight , depending on the battery left :
Blue LED means >=70% battery
Orange LED means 30–70 battery
Red LED means 10–30 battery
Constant Red led flashing means battery left is <10% .
Batteries used are these 2600mAh provided with the flashlight .
Amperage draw (Measured on the tail , with UT139 clamp meter) :
Low : 0.11 A
Med : 0.57 A
Hi : 2.78 A
(with 2*18650 in series)
Lumens (measured in diy lightbox) :
ECO : 1.5 lumen
Low : 70 lumens
Medium : 400 lumens
High : 1170 lumens
Intensity on highest setting : 395 kcd
Beamshots section :
Control shot :
End is about 220m away .
Some more beamshots coming soon…
High mode :
A few words :
A well built flashlight for those who want a compact thrower , with the maximum possible throw and respectable lumens for such a small reflector / body. Build quality is excellent , and overall it is a very good flashlight !
Flashlight was provided by Speras for review purposes . More on this flashlight here .