Make & Model - Nitecore EC11
Max. Lumen Output - 430
Max. Runtime - 20 hrs (lowest mode)
Overall Length - 2.95 in
Weight with Batteries - 2.2 oz
Battery Type - CR123, rechargeable Li-ion IMR18350, or rechargeable Li-ion RCR123
Controls - Constant on, mode side switches
MSRP - Starting at $60

This puppy measures less than 3 inches long, but packs a whole lot of lumen power. In its turbo mode, it generates 430 lumens when powered by a single CR123 battery. When an optional rechargeable battery is inserted, the lumen count surges to 900 lumens! The EC11 has two buttons located on its side close to its bezel. One button turns it on and off while the other cycles through its many light functions, including a low-powered red light and a strobe feature. offers this model in multiple bundles, from one that includes a single-bay battery charger with LCD display ($77 total) to another that has a souped-up charger and car adapter plug ($97 total).

Pros: Durable, compact size, powerful light, multiple power-source options

Cons: Too many button features can be confusing, might be too small for big hands

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