Pila Cree Q5 LED Module

Approximately a year after the initial release of the Cree LED emitter for the Pila GL2/3 models, they followed it up with updated versions.  The P4 edition has upped the ante to 180 lumens and is the direct replacement for the original 120 lumen one.  This optional Q5 emitter however is rocking a whopping 250 lumens and takes top billing in Pila’s line as far as LED modules go.

Pila Cree Q5 module

Pila Cree Q5 module


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Pila GL2 with 3W Cree LED emitter

I have liked flashlights all my life. I love reading the detailed specs driven reviews that many people post. This is not one of them. I work in a factory. I use my light every day and this review is based more on real life usage scenarios than white wall hunting. I don’t have the equipment to test output directly but I do have impressions based on comparisons.
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