Dorcy continues to try and sway my preconceptions with new products that think outside the box.
Let’s try something a little different. It still falls under the category of portable lighting, but I’d say it’s significantly less portable than most I’ve reviewed. It’s time to branch out into camping lanterns.
If Olight’s Baton series has gradually morphed into their primary line, then the S30R is definitely their flagship model. Formed gradually through evolutionary design, it is the culmination of many small improvements over time resulting in a formula for success.
Purpose built lights have been on the decline lately, with everyone trying to provide one light to meet every need simultaneously, but there’s something to be said for those lights that just do one thing, and do it well.
It seems that with the LED revolution, flashlights have almost irrevocably shrunk in size to provide for better portability. Does this brave new world have any room left for more traditional large lights?