The NITECORE EC23 is a high performance compact flashlight utilizing a CREE XHP35 HD E2 LED to emit a scorching 1800 lumen output. One of the brightest flashlights of its size, the lightweight and compact EC23 can be easily stored in pockets, packs or bags for quick access to light anywhere you go. Powered by a single IMR 18650 battery, the EC23 has a max runtime of 330 hours and a max beam intensity of 16,200 making it perfect for outdoor use and everyday carry.<br><br>An innovative all-in-one control switch located on the side of the flashlight allows easy one-handed operation of five brightness levels and three special modes. The addition of a tailstand provides the ability to light up an area and frees up hands for working or maneuvering. A combination of features such as Advanced Temperature Regulation which regulates output and adapts to the ambient environment and an IPX8 rating ensure the EC23 is a premium EDC flashlight for all-weather applications.<br><br>The Concept 1 supports multiple battery options including button top & flat top IMR 18650 batteries. For optimal performance and to enable the full 1800 lumen output, we recommend using a button top IMR 18650 with >8A output.Check out Video below of Beam. . .