Maglite XL200 LED Flashlight Review 2017

The Maglite XL200 is the latest model of XL series of Maglite flashlights. The product which embodies the features of the XL100 and the ease-of-use delivered by the XL50’s is available in a new user interface. With 5 lumen outputs, it caters for many different needs. If you are looking for a tactical sized flashlight with enhanced performance and alluring external beauty, you should consider this product. Below is a detailed review of the Maglite XL200 flashlight as well as its basic specifications.

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Maglite XL200 Features and Specifications

It is a compact LED flashlight with a product dimensions of 8.9 x 4.9 x 1.3 inches and a product weight of 3.7 ounces. This U.S made flashlight can be powered with 3 AAA batteries which are included in the package and which offer average runtime of 5 hours. However, the product can also be powered with lithium primaries or NiMH rechargeable batteries.

It delivers 173 lumens covering  a distance of 138 meters. The head of the flashlight consists of a deep smooth reflector and a plastic window. These features help in focusing the beam. However, if you prefer unfocused beam, you simply have to turn the head at a quarter cycle. If you remove the head completely, then you will obtain a complete flood beam if that is what you need. But be careful removing the head completely not to damage the reflector because there is no replacement part on the market now.

The body of this flashlight which has design of the body of XL100 is made from type II anodized aluminum of a high grade quality. The interior is also made with the same quality of aluminum which helps to make the flashlight immune from corrosion and insulates it electrically. The body cannot roll on even the smoothest floor thanks to the knurling on the body. The both ends of the product are sealed with lips seals and high grade rubber O-rings to prevent water from entering inside it and damaging the batteries or any other important parts. With this arrangement, the product can be used in all weather conditions including the rain.

This product is very easy to operate with an electronic switch located at the tail cap. The grey rubber is used as the covering of the switch. The rubber is marked with each representing a particular mode of operation. The brightness and strobe of the light can be adjusted from the accelerometer located at the tail cap.

The product has 5 modes which include the normal, night light, signal, strobe and SOS.

It comes with CREE XP-G LED which is immune from failure and delivers bright light capable of illuminating the entire area.

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Conclusion

The XL200 flashlight delivers the brightest light among other products in the series. It is immune to all weather conditions. It is a suitable option for any person that requires a flashlight for home use, workplace use and outdoor use.