The Helotex G2 Tactical Flashlight is a small-sized LED flashlight has earned a 4 out of 5 star rating by us. Priced originally at at the lower end of the tactical flashlight market and is now available for even more discounted price at online stores. This flashlight is lightweight at 2.4 ounces, which makes it absolutely ideal for people looking for a perfect everyday-carry flashlight with efficient light output.
Recommended for the following use: House / Car / Tool light, Defense light, pocket light for unarmed Security personnel, Rifle / Shotgun / Pistol light for home defense, back up tactical light for Law enforcers and armed security officers.
The Helotex G2 is coated in an anodized 6063-T6 high grade Aircraft Aluminum casing and features toric joint seals on all sides to ensure that the unit is shock and water resistant. The flashlight features a CREE XR-E Q4 LED which produces an incredible output of 130 lumens with three light functions: High, Low and strobe. The mode will always revert back to its default function -high mode – whenever the flashlight is turned off. The unit has a tangible on/off click button on the bottom part of the unit. It includes a tailcap switch that’s set back to the rear part of the unit so the flashlight can tail-stand.
You have the option to use one AA battery or two CR123 to run Helotex G2 Tactical Flashlight. AA battery will produce a maximum of 120 lumens while two CR123 will produce a maximum of 130 lumens. The preference of battery also matter in terms of this flashlight’s size; using a single AA will give you 4.2 inches sized flashlight while using CR123 batteries will give you a 3.6 inches flashlight. You can convert from AA to CR123 by removing the middle chamber. Cells of both batteries hold securely and does not bounce around inside. The flashlight has a runtime of an hour with a single AA battery and two hours with two CR123 batteries.
The Helotex G2 Tactical flashlight’s size makes it a good tool to bring with you all the time, it can easily fit into a pocket and feels good in your hands. However, the option of using CR123 batteries will shorten the length of the flashlight so it might feel small in larger hands and might be hard for some users to reach the switch. Most users use AA batteries though as it is commonly available in the market than the former.
With its checkered texture, Helotex G2 is easy to hold and feels sturdy for its size. You don’t want to drop it in a hard surface though for it is not fully shock resistant or you’ll end up with a damaged flashlight. On the other hand, this flashlight is sealed with O-rings for water resistance. Also you can observe the removable clip is facing the rear part of the light making it possible to clip to your headlamp or baseball cap if needed. Most flashlights have the clip attached facing the head part making it only useful for carrying around.
For the low and affordable price, Helotex G2 tactical flashlight is a great tool for the money and is well built like those of the expensive lights. The high setting is more than adequately bright that it can blind a person when flashlight is directly pointed on face and the low setting is great when you don’t need to light up the whole room or for firefighters who don’t want to blind their fellow firefighter when clipped in their helmet. Low setting also offers better battery life.
If you are searching for an affordable, portable, easy to assemble and dismantle tactical flashlight for everyday use, then Helotex G2 is an ideal option. It can be powered by a single AA or two CR123 batteries and can yield maximum light output of 130 lumens. Comes with a tactical on/off button for effortless operation and three modes (high, low, strobe) that can be easily toggled by just pressing the on/off switch. The flashlight has a sturdy construction with O-rings for optimum weather resistance. This one is definitely a must-have.
- A compact, small size flashlight that perfectly fits most hand sizes and can also fit pockets.
- Solid grip with checkered texture
- Anodized high grade Aircraft Aluminum
- Option to use AA or CR123 battery
- Three modes: High, Low, Strobe
- Removable clip facing the bottom part
- Features CREE XD-E LED
- Blinding illumination at 130 lumens
- Size: 4.2 inches (AA) or 3.6 inches (CR123)
- Weight: 2.4 ounces
- Battery Type: One AA or two CR123 not included in purchase
- Power / Lumes: 13 lumens on high setting
- Body material: High Grade anodized 6063-T6 Aircraft Aluminum
- Mount: None