Nitecore flashlights are the absolutly best for people who regularly take part in outdoor activities. Nitecore SRT series is the world’s first line of flashlights to feature third generation SSR (smart selector ring) technology. Nitecore SRT9 is the latest version of SRT series and also is one of the most popular models of Nitecore flashlights. Now, let’s take a closer look at the Nitecore SRT9 flashlight.

Quick Take:

  • Pros:
    • Smart selector ring
    • Build quality
    • Multi-color lights integrate
    • Indicator light on outside of bezel
    • Good throw for small head
    • 18650 battery and CR123 battery supported
    Cons:
    • A bit long
    • Tailcap isn’t directional
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    Nitecore SRT9 is the latest version of SRT series and also is one of the most popular models of Nitecore flashlights. It boasts a brilliant 2150 lumens from it's CREE XHP50 LEDs and reach up to 246 m. It also offers red, green, blue and UV secondary LEDs for a versatile flashlight you can use day in and out.

    • Design
      9
    • Price
      8.7
    • Quality
      8.9
    • Usability
      9.3
    • Brightness
      9.0

Design

The SRT9 flashlight comes with a yellow and black packaging on a cardboard box which is highly printed and has quite detailed info. The accessories include one holster, one clip, one lanyard and 1 spare o-ring. Battery is not included in the package.
SRT9_design
The flashlight is about 5.8-inch long and made of black aero grade aluminium alloy in a die-cast unibody construction. The sides of it are a bit flattish and with the texture design, so it’s very comfortable for holding in hand. The SRT9 has a stainless steel retaining ring on the top which protects the glass as well as the LEDs. It also features a blue power indicator at the side of the light which will blink to alert the user of low battery status. The highlight of this flashlight is its smart selector ring, which enables to rapidly switch to all modes.
SRT9_indicator

Performance

The Nitecore SRT9 is equipped with a Cree XHP50 LED for white light and auxiliary RGB red, green, blue and ultraviolet (500mW, wavelength 365mm) LEDs for colored light. It supports a maximum output of 2150 lumens of white light and a beam throw distance of 246 meters.
SRT9 white-lights
SRT9 color-lights

The SRT9 can be powered by two rechargeable 18650 Lithium Ion batteries or four CR123/RCR123 batteries. But the 18650 batteries will serve you a lot better. What’s more. it features ATR (Advanced Temperature Regulation) technology which allows it to regulate its output and avoid overheating on the surface of the light.

This tactical flashlight is also impact resistant up to 1.5 meters and supports IPX8 water resistant.

Mode Operation

The Nitecore SRT9 has several light modes. With that primary white LED, you have the turbo mode, which as you know is 2,150 lumens max. output. Then you have the ultra low mode which is 0.1 lumen. In addition, you have the red, green, blue, and UV light along with a strobe mode or Location Beacon.

FL1 StandardTurboUltralowRedGreenBlueUV
Output(lemuns)2150
lumens
0.1
lumen
13
lumens
17
lumens
3
lumens
Runtime(2 x 18650)1 h250 h50 h48 h48 h48 h
Runtime(2 x CR123)30 min130 h34 h30 h30 h30 h
Beam DistanceMax. 246 m
Peak Beam Intensity15100 cd.
Impact Resistant1.5 m
Waterproof & SubmersibleIPX8. 2 m

SRT9 is operated by a tactical tail switch and a the smart selector ring at the base of the head. Press and hold the switch halfway down for the momentary-on operation of the light. Press the tail switch until a click is heard to turn on / off the flashlight. When trun on, slowly rotate the smart selector ring in a counterclockwise direction to cycle through the brightness modes and levels as the following.
SRT9 smart-selector-ring

You can cycle through these modes in reverse by rotating the smart selector ring in a clockwise direction.

Specification

ItemsSpecification
BrandNitecore
ModelSRT9
Flashlight TypeEDC Handheld
EmittersCree XHP50
Emitters QuantityRGB
Lumens Range>2000 Lumens
Luminous Flux2150Lm
FeatureAdjustable brightness
FunctionCamping, Currency Detection, EDC, Emergency, Hiking, Household Use, Hunting, Identification Jewelry
Switch LocationTail Cap
Battery Type Supported2 x 18650 or 4 x CR123A battery
Battery Included or NotNot
Waterproof StandardIPX-8 Standard Waterproof (Underwater 2m)
Body MaterialAluminium Alloy
Light colorWhite light (Equipped with unique multi-colored LEDs (red, green, blue and uv)
Product weight0.2240 kg
Product size (L x W x H)14.80 x 4.00 x 3.50 cm / 5.83 x 1.57 x 1.38 inches
Package Contents1 x Nitecore SRT9 Tactical LED Flashlight, 1 x Holster, 1 x Clip, 1 x Lanyard, 1 x Spare O-ring

Conclusion

Nitecore SRT9 is an amazing tactical flashlight with multi-function. No matter you are in law enforcement, security, search and rescue, or just for hunting or a camping, it might be perfect for you. As Nitecore has never let us down, this one is also definitely worth a look.

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90%
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Nitecore SRT9 is the latest version of SRT series and also is one of the most popular models of Nitecore flashlights. It boasts a brilliant 2150 lumens from it's CREE XHP50 LEDs and reach up to 246 m. It also offers red, green, blue and UV secondary LEDs for a versatile flashlight you can use day in and out.

  • Design
    9
  • Price
    8.7
  • Quality
    8.9
  • Usability
    9.3
  • Brightness
    9.0
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