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Little flashlight. Huge light.
Fenix proves that it doesn't take a big light to make big light. The PD35 Flashlight throws a huge 850 lumen beam, even though it's only 5.5 inches long and weighs three ounces. That's at its maximum setting (called 'Turbo'). there are four other settings, and they drop in light output as they increase in battery life. The lowest setting produces 10 lumens and shines for a whopping 140 hours.
- 850 lumen maximum output
- Digitally regulated output
- 5 brightness levels
- Low-voltage warning
- Reverse polarity protection
- Overheat protection
- Slip-resistant body
- Aircraft-grade aluminum construction
- Includes 2 CR123A lithium batteries; 18650 battery sold separate
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A little unit that packs a lot of punch
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
This is by no means an ultralight gear, but for people who don't get carried away with that kinda stuff, this is one reliable tool out in the wilderness. For me, the decision came down to the PD35 against Surefire E2D Defender Ultra. The E2D definitely have a better, more concentrated throw than the PD35, but for my uses of night navigation, PD35, which threw at a wider angle of visibility, was a better choice. And of course the Surefire costs more than twice as much as the PD35. The only gripe is that the turbo mode (860 lumen) turns down to high mode (450 lumen) after only two minutes of use. Additionally, the included nylon pouch and the lanyard look very cheap, but who cares I guess.
Fenix PD32, PD35, and Princeton tech
I've got my 2 Fenix flashlights rigged up on my helmet to help light up a room or tunnel inside Caves and Mines. It is a great setup and I love all my lights! This gives me about 1,500 Lumens of light! :)
Amazing Little Flashlight!
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I bought the PD32 right before Fenix released the PD35 and since the PD35 has more than twice the Lumens as the PD32 I had to upgrade! I LOVE both my Fenix flashlights and am very happy with the quality and power that they have. This flashlight comes with 2 CR123A batteries, but you can buy some 18650 Rechargable batteries on Amazon or directly from Fenix's website. Don't buy the rechargeable CR123A batteries as Fenix has told me they aren't very good. This light does not come with rechargeable batteries like the Tech Specs said on August 13 2013. That was a mistake that will be fixed.
Overall I LOVE my PD35 for everyday carry and I ended up using it more than I thought I would! Fenix is a great company and I would highly recommend any of their flashlights to anybody! I would definitely buy this again if I needed too.