The Nitecore LR12 is a 2 in 1 unit that can be used as a hand torch and a lantern and has a maximum output of 1000 lumens from a Cree XP-L HD V6 LED.
When the diffuser is retracted it can be used as a regular hand held torch and the smooth reflector throws the beam up to 166 metres. When the diffuser is extended by twisting the body of the torch it turns into a lantern offering 360° flood light illumination.
The versatile lighting makes it great for camping as using the included lanyard you can hang it in the tent with the diffuser out and then easily twist the diffuser away and use it as a hand torch through the campsite. It is also great for inspecting under the bonnet as the magnetic base allows it to attach to metal surfaces, such as your car or a surface in a workshop.
Fully tightening the tail cap will turn the LR12 on and loosening the tail cap will turn it off. Loosening and tightening the tail cap within two second intervals will cycle through the brightness levels of low, mid, high, turbo and beacon.
The advanced temperature regulation module allows the LR12 to regulate its output and adapt to the ambient environment to maintain optimal performance.
Powered by two CR123A lithium metal non-rechargeable batteries or one 18650 lithium-ion rechargeable battery.
Please note that the Nitecore and Fenix micro USB 18650 batteries are not compatible with the LR12.
Four brightness levels and beacon mode available
Reverse polarity protection
Magnetic tail cap
Tail stand capability
Advanced temperature regulation
Turbo: 1000 lumens; 1 hour run-time; 166 m beam range
High: 230 lumens; 6 hours run-time; 109 m beam range
Mid: 60 lumens; 24 hours run-time; 38 m beam range
Low: 1 lumens; 900 hours run-time; 5 m beam range
Tested to ANSI/NEMA FL1 standards using 1 x 3500 mAh 18650 lithium-ion battery.
Important Battery and Battery Charger Information
Primary Cells - Please note that CR123A lithium metal primary battery cells are not rechargeable.
Rechargeable Cells - If you are intending to use lithium-ion rechargeable batteries then you will also need to purchase a suitable battery charger if you do not already have one.
Please click on the Product Accessories tab above to view compatible batteries and battery chargers.
Type: Key ring LED torch
Operating Modes: Turbo / High / Mid / Low / Beacon
Luminous Flux: Up to 1000 lumens
Beam Range: Up to 166 m
Lamp Type: Cree XP-L HD V6 LED
Batteries Required: 2 x CR123A lithium metal / 1 x 18650 lithium-ion
Run Time: Up to 900 hours on low
Overall Length: 106.2 mm
Body Diameter: 26.9 mm
Weight: 78.5 grams
Body Colour: Black
Body Material: Aerograde aluminium alloy
Body Finish: Hard Anodised HAIII military grade finish
Environmental: Water resistant to IPX8 standard (2 m)
Impact Resistance: 1 m
Warranty: 5 years
Regulatory Compliance: CE / RoHS
Packaging and Contents
Supplied in retail packaging and includes:
Nitecore LR12 LED light x 1
Lanyard x 1
Manual x 1