Tiablo A1 and MA1 flashlights
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- Last updated: 07/11/2016
If you need a good pocket torch that doesn’t way a ton and won’t bulk out your pocket or spoil the cut of your suit… look no further than the Tiablo A1 or MA1 flashlights.
The Tiablo A1 runs on just one AAA battery, and is the first in its class to produce 100 Lumens for 3.5 hours. This little flashlight packs a lot of technology into a small space – the dimensions are 7.7cm (L) x 1.6cm (D) - using a LUXEON Rebel 0100 LED operating at 100 Lumens, with step up and down constant current driver, high efficiency dual mode DC-DC regulator (PWM / PFM), and will cut off to protect the battery and flashlight if it goes over or under the working voltage of 0.7V to 2.4V.
Case is Type-III hard anodized Aircraft grade aluminium T7075, with a toughened ultra clear glass lens with AR coating, the whole thing being waterproof to 5m/15ft. Despite this tough construction, the weight is kept to 18.5 gram (excluding battery). Operation is by the fashionable twist switch method. Inovatech are the UK importers for Tiablo and as such are authorised to offer the manufacturers THREE YEAR warranty. Price for the Tiablo A1 is £24.95
The new Tiablo MA1 is similar to the Tiablo A1 except it has a dual stage light. By twisting on off you can alternate between 100% output and 30% output. The MA1 also runs on a single AAA battery and also uses the new Luxeon Rebel LED. On high (100%) mode the MA1 will run for approx. 80 minutes, and on the lower setting approx. 240 minutes. Price of the MA1 is £29.95 and also comes with the manufacturers THREE year warranty. Size is 7.6cm (L) x 1.4cm (D) and weight is 18.5-gram (excluding batteries).