The Nitecore MH12 is part of the Multi-Task Hybrid series of lights, which features a micro USB charging port and a free Nitecore 18650 3200 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery cell.
Simply turn the torch ON and plug the supplied charging lead into the USB port, without the need to remove the battery, and away you go. Alternatively the MH12 can be powered by two CR123A primary lithium battery cells, which are not rechargeable.
The MH12 has a maximum output of 1000 lumens from the Cree XM-L2 U2 LED and four brightness levels, cycled through via the mode side switch. Three special modes, strobe, SOS and location beacon are also available.
The tactical tail switch offers instant illumination with momentary on and constant on functions.
Additional Product Features
Mode switch offers access to four brightness levels and three special modes
Integrated power indicator light displays remaining battery power (patented)
Power indicator’s secondary function displays battery voltage (accurate to 0.1 V )
Charging module with a micro USB port charges lithium-ion batteries rapidly
Features intelligent memory effect (except for SOS and location beacon modes)
Tail stand capability
Using two Nitecore CR123A lithium metal primary single-use batteries:
High: 1000 lumens; 1 hour run-time
Mid: 240 lumens; 5 hours, 15 minutes run-time
Low: 70 lumens; 20 hours run-time
Ultra-low: 1 lumen; 300 hours run-time
Using one Nitecore 2600 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery:
High: 1000 lumens; 1 hour, 15 minutes run-time
Mid: 240 lumens; 6 hours run-time
Low: 70 lumens; 28 hours run-time
Ultra-low: 1 lumen; 520 hours run-time
Tested to ANSI standards, the data is approximate and may vary between torches, batteries and environments.
Important Battery and Battery Charger Information
Primary Cells - Please note that CR123A lithium metal primary battery cells are not rechargeable.
Rechargeable Cells - This torch is supplied with a lithium-ion rechargeable battery and a USB charging cable. Mains and car USB adaptors can be purchased separately.
Please click on the Product Accessories tab above to view compatible batteries and USB adaptors.
Type: Everyday carry LED torch
Operating Modes: Ultra-low / Low / Mid / High / Strobe / SOS / Beacon
Lamp Type: Cree XM-L2 U2 LED
Focus: Fixed focus
Reflector: Smooth aluminium reflector with precision digital optics technology
Beam Range: 232 m
Batteries Required: 2 x CR123A lithium / 1 x 18650 lithium-ion (included)
Run Time: Up to 520 hours
Charge Time: 6 hours (for a fully depleted 18650 battery)
Overall Length: 139 mm
Head Diameter: 25.4 mm
Barrel Diameter: 25.4 mm
Weight: 88 grams (excluding battery)
Colours Available: Black
Body Material: Aircraft grade aluminium
Body Finish: HA III military grade hard anodised
Switch Type: End cap push button and mode front switch
In-Built Technology: High efficiency regulation circuit
In-built Protection: Reverse polarity protection
Impact Resistance: 1.5 m
Environmental: Waterproof to IPX8 standard (2 m)
Warranty: 5 years
Regulatory Compliance: CE / RoHS
Packaging and Contents
Supplied in retail packaging and includes:
Nitecore MH12 LED torch x 1
Holster x 1
Lanyard x 1
Spare O-ring x 2
Pocket clip x 1
Tactical Ring x 1
USB charging cable x 1
Spare USB port cover x 1
Spare switch boot x 1
18650 lithium-ion 3200 mAh rechargeable battery x 1
Manual x 1