Review of EcoGear FX TK120 Tactical LED Flashlight Kit


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For review today I’ve got one of my favorite things, another flashlight from a company called EcoGear FX and it’s a kit actually that comes with two batteries and dual charger. The flashlight itself is very well made and durable so you can take it outdoors with you for camping, hiking or just on a walk to brighten the way. Read on to learn more…

Specifications and Features

EcoGear FX Tactical LED Flashlight Kit (TK120): Bright LED Flashlight with Zoom Function and 5 Light Modes – Includes Rechargeable Batteries, Battery Charger and a Durable Storage Box

Key Features:
High quality CREE XML T6 LED chip; Output 900-1200LM when using a fully charged 18650 battery
(Projects up to 900 lumens at its highest setting and using the zoom feature this stretches up to 1200 lumens)
Special reflector design; enhances light output intensity and distance
Constant current / voltage circuit design; protects LED emitter from damage
Aluminum alloy construction; helps to avoid scratches or damage when dropped
Soft touch on/off button; turn flashlight on/off or switch to a different light mode
It can stand upwards on a flat surface to resemble a candle

Specifications:
Light Bulb Type: CREE XML high powered LED
Zoom: x1 x250 x500 x1000 x2000
Battery Type: 1 x 18650 Battery (two included) OR 3 x AAA Batteries (not included)
Body Material: Constructed of a solid high quality aluminum alloy
Flashlight Dimensions: 5.5″(L) x 1.5″ (Head Dia.) x 1.1″ (Body Dia.) (6.20″ Full extension length (zoom function))
5 Light Modes: High / Med / Low / Fast Strobe / SOS Signal

Price: $49.99 (from Amazon at time of review)

The Review

Let’s start with a video unboxing and then move on:

 

The packaging for the TK120 light is very nice with a slip cover over the main box which is compartmentalized to hold the various accessories in place. The box is sturdy and it’s actually meant to be used for storage, it does have a magnetic clasp to keep the box closed.

 

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Once you get everything unboxed or unpacked you’ll find a lot actually, a lot of nice stuff that I didn’t expect. One of them is a battery box, the two 18650 batteries are in a plastic storage box, not a big thing but it’s nice to have a storage box. The charger can charge both batteries at the same time and I’ve seen dual chargers before but this charger has dual charge status indicators as well, one for each battery so if one is done and the other isn’t you know. You’ll also find an AAA battery adapter, extra rubber O-rings and user guide and other documentation.

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The flashlight itself is just slightly over five inches long but it can extend to a little over six when you focus the light beam. The light is made of aluminum alloy and it feels well made, durable and rugged, the light is water resistant with a rubber O-ring in the tail section where the battery goes in.  There is no o-ring on the front section so it’s not waterproof, just resistant so it should be find in the rain or bad weather but not submersible. The TK120 light does have a wrist strap attached to it and I should note it’s attached with a metal ring and not just a nylon string like other lights have.

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The power button is on the tail, it’s rubberized for grip and the tail section screws off so you can insert the battery. The light does have the standard five modes like most do now, high, medium, low, strobe and SOS, which are just activated by clicking the tail button. Inside of the light you’ll find a spacer sleeve for the 18650 batteries. The front section of the light twists off and I should note it’s jagged and a bit sharp so it could be used for self-defense if needed. The lens is plastic sadly, but it’s sturdy, inside you’ll see the Cree XML LED that provides the light.

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I use flashlights every day, a few times a day actually when I take my dogs out in the early morning and at night so I do use them often. The TK120 is very bright but I’m not sure it hits 1200 lumens as the specs state as I compared it to my 1000 lumen light and it was about the same if not slightly dimmer. Still though, the TK120 is very bright, it will easily brighten up the darkest areas and it does have a very good throw distance.

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Conclusion

The EcoGear FX TK120 flashlight is a decent product really, and I like the kit, everything it comes with is all you need.

The dual battery charger is very nice, I very much like the independent status indicators so you can easily tell which battery is charged.

The flashlight itself is well made, and I have to say it seems rugged and durable but sadly it’s not really waterproof, but that can be easily fixed by just adding a rubber o-ring to the front section. Doing that might not make it 100% waterproof but it will be better than it in now.

All in all this is nice a kit really I think.

Pros:
+Well made, durable and rugged
+Includes two batteries
+Dual battery charger with separate indicators

Cons:
-Rather expensive when compared to similar flashlights

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Grading

Scores Out of 10
Overallscore-9-10
Design / Aestheticscore-9-10
Value / Pricescore-9-10
Performance / Usagescore-9-10

Disclosure: This product was given to me for review by the company for review purposes only for free or at a discounted price.

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