Over at Olight, their latest LED flashlight, the Baton 3 Pro, is on sale as part of an introductory flash sale.
The Olight Baton 3 Pro delivers up to 1500 lumens and features a built-in 18650 rechargeable battery.
It measures just 3.99″ long, making it a good size for handheld use, pocket carry, or convenient placement in a tool bag or drawer.
The Baton 3 Pro comes with a magnetic tailcap charging cable (you’ll need a USB-A charging adapter), pouch, and compact steel bracket for magnetic docking that installs with 3M double-sided tape.
Compared to its predecessor, the S2R Baton II, the new Baton 3 Pro is brighter, has an improved side switch button, a longer two-way pocket clip, and a hidden proximity sensor.
The effect of the proximity sensor is slight, so much so that it took me a few minutes of testing to notice it. This is a safety measure to avoid the flashlight overheating in your pocket due to inadvertent activation. There’s also a built-in lockout function which requires a >2 second press.
There are two versions (cool white and neutral white) and 3 colors – black, desert tan, olive green.
The neutral white already sold out. I have a cool white for testing, and ordered two more to gives as gifts.
I prefer neutral white flashlights and broad emitters for close-up use. For a flashlight like this, which can be dimmed down for close-up use but excel at medium to longer distances, I prefer cool white. The CRI is 70.
I have a test-sample in-hand (thank you, Olight!) – please let me know what questions you might have.
In my opinion, look at the bundle deals first – there are a couple where you can get an i3E, imini Red, or Gober black – small lights – for just $1 more. (I went for the i3E, an excellent mini keychain-sized AAA light.)
If the Baton 3 Pro doesn’t perfectly suit your needs, check back next month – Olight holds regular flash sales that feature different products each time.
Sale Price: $50