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January 20, 2016

Solaray Pro ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit Review

Solaray Pro ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • Outstanding


Review Summary:

Tactical flashlights maybe new for civilians, but this type of device had been in used for decades especially for local members of the armed forces because of its reliability, versatility and durability. Now, ordinary people could utilize this great invention to save lives and properties and aid people in total darkness. Owning one or more is really mandatory for the family. Durability and quality are the major issues concerning the right choice in picking the best flashlight, and surely the Solaray PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit had met those requirements.

SOLARAY PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit – Our Best and Brightest LED Tactical Flashlight (rechargeable) max 1200 Lumens, 5 Modes, Zoom Lens with Zoomable Focus, Water Resistant.

Overview

“We’ll never leave you in the dark”. This is the motto of Solaray, manufacturer of Solaray PRO ZX-1 Tactical Flashlight. This is quiet true as they have the reputation of good quality among the hundreds of manufacturers of this kind of flashlight all over the world.

Tactical flashlight was once an accessory for the elite military and police forces of the world. Now, civilians could use this device to aid them in the dark, especially during emergencies, calamities or simply for everyday (or rather, every night) use in homes, outside of homes, in cars, offices and practically everywhere when artificial light is needed.

Nowadays, torches of this kind are manufactured and designed to suit the needs of every citizen wanting to have illumination when necessary. The Solaray PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit is certainly created to meet the demands of the populace; you can check its immense features below.

Product Features

These awesome features of the Solaray PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit may give you some reasons to purchase this brand without batting an eyelash. Keep on reading!

   1. Ultra-bright Illumination

This light is packed with 1,200 lumens of brightness achieved by its Cree super-silicon carbide, one-die and XM-L LED bulb. This brightness is more than enough to brighten up an entire room but could easily focus on objects several meters away from the user. The brightness could also be zoomed in by easily turning the focusing bezel until you achieve the desired throw.

   2. Water Resistant

Do not be afraid if your unit accidentally fell into a pool of water because this product is water tight provided by O-rings placed within the back and front assembly of the torch. The O-rings also prevent dust and dirt to enter within the light’s internal parts.

   3. 5 Truly Functional Modes

There are 5 useful and functional modes comprising this light which could all be done in just a click of a button. The modes are: High, Medium and Low beam, brightly tactical strobe and SOS (or emergency signal) modes.

In case you did not know, there are two focusing terminologies that are vital in the utilization of this type of torch. The “throw”, which means a beam use to cover a certain distance and the “flood” which means a beam that covers a wide angle or area (dispersed beam) mainly used inside a room similar to a lampshade but much brighter. This torch’s zoom-lens capable could provide both.

   4. Versatility

The product is designed with a powerful and genuine tactical security with disruptive strobe and very reliable front-mounted striking bezel as self-defense feature.

This tactical flashlight is truly versatile, not only it could brighten your surroundings; it could also be used as a weapon for self-defense against bad elements. As one satisfied customer/user had testified in her review, according to her, she was able to disorient and blinds (temporarily) an intruder one night inside her home, by pointing a bright beam of light on his face which makes the intruder running scared. However, there’s a catch: manufacturer’s warned that the beam should not be pointed near you’re or anyone’s face as the beam could inflict injury on the eyes.

   5. Made from Durable Materials

The Solaray PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit is made from aircraft-grade aluminum as its cylinder (body), high-quality lens and perfectly engineered tail switch which is time-tested as proven by Solaray, its manufacturer.

   6. Lightweight

This product is so light (0.31 lbs.) it could be carried anywhere at any time. So, emergency or not, you better have it inside your handbag or travelling bags.

   7. Lithium-ion Batteries included

The package includes one (1) Lithium-ion battery, free of charge, plus you get an added bonus of one extra (18650 type, lithium-ion) when you purchase.

   8. Two-battery system

This torch is adaptable for use on lithium-ion battery and size AAA alkaline battery. The package also comes with free wireless direct plug-in battery charger for lithium-ion and a battery holder (for charging size AAA battery).

   9. Absolutely Dependable

This tactical flashlight could be used in camping, hiking, cars, homes, fishing, offices, schools, business establishments and anywhere it is dark or where you are not expecting total darkness.

   10. Accessories

Here’s the total list of the Solaray PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit:

  1. 18650 Plastic Battery Sleeve (for lithium-ion)
  2. Wireless direct plug-in battery charger
  3. (1) SOLARAY 18650 3.7volts, 2400mA, lithium-ion battery
  4. Deluxe gift box
  5. Size 3A Battery Holder {for use with three size 3A batteries (not included)}
  6. Solar powered keychain and a mini flashlight
  7. Deluxe lanyard for the torch

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Handy and portable: The product is just 6.25 inches long making it concealable anywhere you go. The acrylic handle provides more portability.
  • Hardened and anodized finish: This type of material enables the flashlight to be tough and vibration and shock-proof.
  • Low-voltage: The LED only consume 3.7volts of power, but could be recharged under AC 120-220V. The lithium-ion battery could be recharged 500 times during its lifetime. The batteries could be charged rapidly especially during heavy use.

Cons

  • Size AAA batteries: Unfortunately, these are not included in the package, 3 units are needed to light up the flashlight. But its holder is free, as mentioned above.

Conclusion

The Solaray PRO ZX-1 Professional Series Flashlight Kit is truly professional in design and features. It is categorized as one of the best tactical flashlights ever invented, you better take the opportunity to purchase one or more for your family and friends (as a gift). Additionally, the portability of this product makes carrying it anywhere is not a hitch or annoying in everyday activities.

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