In this follow-up to our Maglite LED product line review, we will be featuring the recently released Maglite XL LED flashlight! This is. A revolutionary breakthrough in flashlight technology, designed for optimum light output, the new MAGLITE® XL™LED flashlight delivers user-friendly. Buy Maglite XL LED Flashlight featuring LED Lamp, 83 Lumens Powered by 3 AAA Alkaline Batteries. Review Maglite.
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Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Since the switch on the light is neither a forward nor a reverse clicky, there is no way to signal with the light.
August 24, at 4: I have had this light for a couple of years now but have generally stayed away from carrying 3aaa lights with the carrier, mainly because el-cheapo lights like that have very delicate carriers. February 4, at May 14, at May 14, at 7: May 24, at 8: Some demand ease-of-use in a light, and others, functionality.
After flipping the batteries and inserting the carrier backwards, I noticed that the tail cap would not screw on all the way, and the light does not turn on. If maglige brightness is all you need, you can safely ignore the markings on the tail cap and skip to the next section of this article.
The ends of the battery carrier looked peculiar, so I decided to investigate whether or not it would be possible to install the battery carrier backwards. Performance This light is rated for 83 lumens and meters of throw. Only works when tail cap is pressed in. However, light output will decrease with reduced battery voltage due to this drain, so the XL would not make a good choice as an emergency light, magglite the batteries are stored seperately which is recommended practice even for lights without a standby drain, because of the tendency for alkaline batteries to leak.
The strobe can go as low as a slow flash of about once per second. This is where the magic happens!
The Light Head The head features a plastic window and a deep smooth reflector. June 27, at 8: Basic On-Off with adjustable brightness Strobe Mode: When the light is set down, it will dim to a faint glow until the light is moved.
Download the Maglite XL Flyer. This is an easily pocketable light and would make a great every-day carry EDC light for those that take pride in always being prepared! With the light horizontal and the DIM label at the top, press and hold the switch. May 9, at The anodizing helps prevent corrosion, and also electrically insulates the light. August 9, at 9: I got my xl when 1st on market. The XL has a measured standby drain of Many low-cost LED lights use the 3AAA form factor because the voltage from 3AAA batteries is capable of directly powering the LEDs, but this form factor usually requires a plastic caddy to hold the batteries and is generally considered undesirable in high performance lights.
The key highlight of this light is motion control variable power setting, which is the first of its kind and makes fumbling through different modes a thing of the past.
The light will be available in several colors, including black, grey, silver, blue, and red. To be honest, I was a bit skeptical about the new motion control interface until I mahlite a chance to try it out. Maglite XL Product Page. Modes Some demand ease-of-use in a light, and others, functionality. Below is xk100 comparison of the XL and the 2AA indoors from approximately maglire feet away. The output of the XL is a nice increase from the 2AA light, and it is definitely adequate for most tasks.
Give them a call magkite see. The XL is the first Maglite to feature a push-button tail cap switch, and this is no ordinary tail cap switch. A typical quality alkaline AAA has a capacity of about mAh, which means that a set of brand new alkaline batteries will be completely drained after three years. November 23, at 7: The stored brightness setting also applies to the signal and SOS modes. Seeing that Maglite is known for quality and reliability, I was particularly interested in what kind of battery carrier Maglite would use.
This is one of the most interesting modes of this light. Included in the blister packaging are: All other functions do not work. Once the desired brightness is achieved, releasing the switch will set the brightness.
Maglite XL LED Flashlight Review – LED-Resource
An accelerometer drives the interface, and the different modes are clearly marked. I love it now though! Carrifee, I spend like 5 min trying to rotate the rubber switch to change modes.
My trick for using the different settings in mxglite dark was simple and works great. I got mine, but I must admit, I had to hit the web to figure out how to work it. June 15, at 4: Have used for 6 weeks and now recommend to all campers.