Olight Baton 3 Rechargeable LED Flashlight - 1200 Lumens - Luminus SST40 - Includes 1 x RCR123A - Available in Black, Red, Blue (Limited Edition), Orange (Limited Edition), or Purple Gradient (Limited Edition) - Standard or Premium
- Item #: OLIGHT-BATON-3-OPT
- Brand: Olight
- Newly upgraded specs including a 1,200 lumen output and 166-meter throw
- Magnetic tail cap is compatible with Olight's signature magnetic charging system and provides hands-free lighting
- Operate with a single, easy-to-press side switch and access all 5 output modes and strobe
- Compact form-factor and long runtimes thanks to a proprietary 16340 power source
- Available in Standard (Flashlight) or Premium (Flashlight and Wireless Charging Case) Editions
Olight Baton 3
Olight's Newest EDC MVP
Grab the latest upgrade to Olight's prized S1R II Baton by picking up the Baton 3! Retaining features that made the Baton II a smash hit, like a balanced TIR optic lens, magnetic charging, and compact form-factor, this light is destined for greatness. Now with a 1,200 lumen output and 166-meter throw, the Baton 3 will quickly become your preferred daily light.
With a 20% increase in lumen output and 14% increase in throw distance, this light ups your EDC game like no other light on the market. A flat magnetic tail cap can easily be attached to other metal objects for hands-free lighting when you need it. Olight has also upgraded the textured milling on the Baton 3 for better grip.
Standard and Premium Editions
Pick from either Standard or Premium Editions of the Baton 3. Standard Edition comes with the light and accessories like magnetic charging cable, lanyard, pouch, and battery. The Premium Edition throws in a wireless charging case, plus additional accessories like a microfiber cleaning cloth and USB-C charging cable for the case. This charger has its own built-in 3500mAh 18650 battery and can recharge the Baton 3 up to 3.7x on a single charge. This bonus charging case is great for travel and was created to work in tandem with the Baton 3.
|Brightness||1,200 ↓300lumens||300lumens||60lumens||12lumens||0.5lumens||1,200 ~650lumens|
- Notable Features
- » Newly upgraded specs including a 1,200 lumen output and 166-meter throw
- » Magnetic tail cap is compatible with Olight's signature magnetic charging system and provides hands-free lighting
- » Operate with a single, easy-to-press side switch and access all 5 output modes and strobe
- » Compact form-factor and long runtimes thanks to a proprietary 16340 power source
- » New anti-slip textured milling enhances your hold even when you're wearing gloves
- » Available in Standard or Premium Editions - add-on a portable wireless charging case for your Baton 3!
Purple Gradient (LE)
|Activity||Every Day Carry|
|Max Throw||545ft / 166m|
|Submersible up to 2 meters for 30 minutes|
|Drop Resistance||4.9ft / 1.5m|
|Output Modes||5 Output Modes, Strobe|
|Length||2.48" / 63mm|
|Head Diameter||0.83" / 21mm|
|Body Diameter||0.83" / 21mm|
|Weight||1.87oz / 53g|
|Including Battery and Pocket Clip|
|Olight Baton 3|
|Baton 3 Wireless Charger|
|USB-C Charging Cable|
|Microfiber Cleaning Cloth|
|Certifications||ANSI, CE, RoHS|
|Country of Origin||CN|
|Black Standard Edition|
|Red Standard Edition|
|Black Premium Edition|
|Red Premium Edition|
|Blue Premium Edition|
|Orange Premium Edition|
|Purple Gradient Premium Edition|
|Warranty||Olight 5 Years|
|Battery Junction 30-Days|
|Return Policy||Battery Junction Return Policy|
|Output Modes:||3+ Brightness Levels, Strobe|
|Compatible Batteries:||1 x 16340, 1 x RCR123A|
|Included Accessories:||Batteries, Lanyard, Magnetic Charging Cable, User Manual|
|Flashlight Usage:||Every Day Carry|
|Throw Distance (Max):||166m|
|Product Certifications:||ANSI, CE, RoHS|
|Warranty:||Battery Junction 30-Day Warranty, Olight 5 Year Warranty|
|Return Policy:||Battery Junction Return Policy|
|Primary Material:||Aluminum Alloy|
|Product Dimensions:||2.48" (L) x 0.83" (Head Diameter)0.83" (Body Diameter)|
|Country of Origin:||China|
with that being said I have to say I have the Baton 1 & Baton 2 and have been very happy with both. So I don/t know what happened with this one.
The Baton 3 is exactly the same size as the S1R2, but there is no lanyard hole on the tail end. I found the tint more on the Cool White side as compared to Neutral White. The hot spot is slightly tighter and more defined than on the S1R2. The 1200 LU Turbo on the Baton 3 is slightly, but noticeably, brighter than the Turbo 1000 LU of the S1R2. The 300 LU High of the Baton 3 is noticeably less bright than the 600 LU High on the S1R2. Both Turbo levels are fine for any EDC application in my opinion. The lower High level of 300 LU on the Baton 3 is not much dimmer than the High 600 LU of the S1R2 and the Baton 3 will give significantly longer runtimes as a result of the new, more efficient circuitry. That is a trade-off I am more than willing to make.
Regarding the fit and finish of the Baton 3, the new knurling is not much different in feel compared to the S1R2. I did like the way it felt a little bit more compared to the S1R2 though. The Rose Gold pocket clip, bezel ring and on the ring around the side switch are very nice accents to the beautiful red finish. The threads are smooth and came well lubed.
Overall, I am happy with my purchase of the new Baton 3.
I also have the charging case and have the following observations as well-
I noticed the red case felt on the plasticky side and can be a little slippery. The Baton 3 only fits in one way and is indexed by the clip. If you choose to charge an S1R2, you have to remove the lanyard from the tail end, otherwise, it will not fit. It will fit if the lanyard is attached to the top of the clip near the lens though. When you open the case, the status light will turn on and show you how much power is left in the built-in 18650 3500 mAh battery. The battery cannot be removed. The status light will stay lit for about 8 seconds upon opening it. If you have a flashlight in the slot, that indicator light will also light up and stay on for about 8 seconds. I took a Baton 3 down to 3.80v, per my multi meter, and the battery status light on the side switch showed red. I placed it into the charging case and it took almost 2 hrs before the indicator light turned green. The specs stated it takes 1 hr. to charge a Baton 3. I checked the level of the battery in the Baton 3 and found it was only at 4.13v. I was able to reach 4.20v when charging via the magnetic cable route after about 45 more minutes. Still, 4.13v was enough to make the status light show green in both the charging case and on the side switch of the Baton 3. On a separate occasion, I tried leaving the Baton 3 in its charging case for 24 hrs and it was still only at 4.13v at that point.
I brought the charging case down to its flashing red status and charged it back up. It took over 3 hrs. That is longer than the specs listing of 2.5 hrs. I also noticed, as the charging case got lower and lower in battery power, it took longer and longer to bring a drained battery in the S1R2 or Baton 3 back to fully charged. I still consider the charging case a good new feature though. It gives you the opportunity to be able to recharge a dead battery without the need of any cables, outlets or power banks for a few charges.
I would recommend getting the charging case to go with the Baton 3.
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