Led Lenser P7 QC Quattro Torch Demo & Review

– Hi everyone, it’s Luc here
from Tentworld in Midland and today we’re gonna do a review on what’s in this little box. What is in the box, you might be asking? Well, it’s this here,
it’s the Led Lenser P7 QC. What is a P7 QC? Stay with us, ’cause we’re about to find out. Okay, so here we are, having a nice close look at the torch. Now, out of the box, you get the torch. Now the P7 is the P7 Model. The QC stands for Quatro Colour. So instead of just a single white light, this actually has the white,
a red, a blue and a green. Now, we’ll discuss these
modes a bit later on but they’re basically to
assist in different conditions to make it easy to see
or to stay more covert. You also do receive four AAA batteries, a standard Led Lenser heavy duty pouch. It’s a good pouch, as well as the Velcro in the belt grip, they’re
all sewn together, nice strong press stud and a lanyard. Now, this torch is rated, basically to go at 220 Lumens for a 60
metres throw distance for three hours on the batteries. On the lower power, which is 40 Lumens, you will get a 20 metre throw distance and a runtime of 20 hours. With the batteries, you’re
looking at a 175 grammes, it is IPX7 rated, so it’s
gonna be splash proof. If you get rain or a bit of
water across it, not a problem. If you do drop it into a shallow puddle, as long as you pull it out
quickly, you should be fine. So yeah, a really nice all roundup. Now you’re standard ranges of the torches, you will have a different colour setup. So, hop it away for a moment. So, this is a standard P7.2. Now, if you’re familiar with these, there’s quite a big lens in there and then you shift the
collar forward and backwards. Now, it goes from a wide beam, to a narrow throw distance, being from a more concentrated beam. This fellow here, colour distance
shift forward and backwards but you actually cycle through
the light by twisting it. So, you’ve got your white, then it’s going to your blue, to your green and then to your red. So, apart from the high and low settings, you also do have a stroving mode, if you need the use of the
signal link for signalling or fancy a fix if you wanna
have a party in the bush with the different colours,
you can also do that. Now, your different colour modes, red is basically designed not to interfere with your eyes once they’ve
adjusted to the dark. So, to maximise your night-vision, I guess you could call it. Red, on a lower setting
will have miss obey, ability to bleach out the
chemical produced by your eye that actually assist with
you seeing in the dark. The green setting. Now, walking through bush
in sort of wooded areas, the green light is absorbed by the plants. So, you actually get a
really well lit up area without that sort of flash back of a white light off the trees, it’s absorbed but the green light is
also more easily picked up by your eyes ’cause our eyes
have a lot more receptance for the green-yellow spectrum. Going to the blue. Now the blue is used for
trying to stay covert. Blue light, it seemed to be
closely mimicking moonlight. So, from a distance, especially
on a low setting again, you should give less of a
light, seeing that you’re off. So, it’s probably used more
in tactical situations. And then going to your standard white. Just for illuminating an area as normal. So what we’re gonna do next
is we pop the back open. So that’s really quite a good seal. And you can see where
the batteries are kept. So, you’ve got really heavy
duty gold-covered contacts. It’s a nice, steady, in
a case for the batteries. You got a really nice
seal along the back here. On the back of the torch, a really large, very tactile on and off button. This would be really good
even if you’re wearing gloves. Unlike some torches, you
can’t really feel the buttons. Now, in those situations
you have a much easier time telling whether you’re touching the button and turning it off and on. So it screws in nicely, (mumbles) made. Now the other big stand out from this fellow is that schismatic lens. So, rather than being the standard lens, it has almost like a bug-eye effect but that’s designed to spread
the light nice and evenly so you don’t get a halo effect or you not going from a
very harsh bright centre to a dark outer and your eyes have trouble adjusting from both. You get a really nice spread of light, so it’s very easy to see in the dark when you’re walking along with this one. Okay, sun’s gone down, so we’re outside with the P7.2 and the P7 QC. Now I just wanted to compare
both just so you can see the difference in the beam
and the colour of the beam. So, I turn out my head
torch and this is the P7.2. So the standard torch on wide beam, so it’s quite a white light. You can see at the edges, you got quite a distinct halo-type effect. Okay, now here’s the P7 QC. Again, very bright, actually seems to be illuminating the
distance a little bit better and it’s a little bit more
of a natural warm light versus the white of the P7.2. If I put them both on,
there’s quite a difference. Now there is a 100 Lumens difference in the two torches at their max settings. So now we’ll go through
the different colours. So there’s your blue, again,
this is on high power. So more of a simulated
moonlight and there’s the green. So you find it’s less harsh
on your eyes in the dark, you tend to pick up a bit
more details on what’s around and that’s the red. Now again, to preserve your night-vision, you would wanna use it
on your lower setting. It’s also good for spotting
nature and animals in the dark, so it tends to disturb them less but again, on the lower setting. There we go, back to your
green, blue and white. So we’ll go to the lower setting now. So it’s not quite making
the same distance, it’s probably about 10 metres, 15 metres to the back of the fence there but it still is illuminating. There’s the blue, there’s the green. Now my eyes are actually
seeing a lot better than what you’re probably seeing
on the screen of the camera and there’s the red. So what I’ll do now is just aim the camera over the back fence, we’ve
got a bit of bushland, bit of a creek and we’ll
be able to get a good idea of sort of the width of
the beam over a wide area. Whoop, we got a little
friend sitting there, one of our local motorbike
frogs, sorry buddy. Go back to the side, okay
back to the high now. Now we’ll cycle through the colours. A bit tricky one-handed. Your blue, simulated moonlight. Here’s your green, you
get a lot more detail. And there’s your red. So, thanks again for watching, I hope you’ve enjoyed this review of the Led Lenser P7 QC and we’ll see you on the next video.

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