Olight Arkfeld Pro Review (2024 Upd.) Features and More

Last Updated on May, 2024

If you’re in the market for a flashlight, but find it difficult to sieve through the numerous options available for the ones worth your time, this is the place for you.

In this article, I cover everything you need to know about the Olight Arkfeld Pro- from build quality to user interface to lumen measurement.

Stick around until the end to find out if this EDC flashlight is worth the hype!

Olight Arkfeld Pro

Olight is one of the MOST popular producers of consumer flashlights. Their marketing is as excellent as their product quality, and their attention to detail is commendable.

If you want anything related to lights, you can bet your bottom dollar that Olight has got you covered. They make everything from tactical lights to gun lights to lamps and lanterns. They are now also branching out into making products like pens and knives!

The Olight Arkfeld Pro is the third version of the relatively recent and top-rated series of Arkfeld models. The first Arkfeld model is a flat flashlight that allows you to switch between a white LED and a green laser in the blink of an eye. 

With the next model, the Arkfeld UV, Olight replaced the green laser with a UV LED. I know what you’re thinking. Where’s the light for people who want both the UV LED and the green laser? That’s where the new Arkfeld Pro comes in!

The third Arkfeld model is an everyday carry flashlight that conveniently parcels together a white LED, a green laser, and a UV LED. This EDC flashlight is portable, user-friendly, and rechargeable- but let’s get into it in more detail below!

Olight Arkfeld Pro Specifications

a Olight Arkfeld Pro Banner

The table below summarizes the specifications of the Olight Arkfeld Pro:

Brand and Model Olight Arkfeld Pro
Flashlight Category EDC
LEDOsram P9, Luminus SST-10-UV, Green laser
Maximum Output1,300 lumens
Maximum Beam Distance102 meters
Maximum Beam Intensity2,608 cd
Lighting Modes5
Blink ModesStrobe 
Battery ConfigurationBuilt-in
Onboard Charging Yes, Olight MCC
WaterproofIPX7

What Comes in the Package?

While some Olight flashlights come in a royal affair of packaging with two-part nested containers and images of the light, others come in nice but less flashy packages. The latter are usually EDC flashlights

The Arkfeld Pro comes in one of the more modest packages, and inside the inner plastic tray are the following contents:

  • The Olight Arkfeld Pro.
  • A magnetic charging cable.
  • The manual.

Olight Arkfeld Pro Build

Let’s take a closer look at the Olight Arkfeld Pro build! 

Olight Arkfeld Pro Build Quality

While most flashlights are cylindrical or cylindrical with cones at the end, the Arkfeld Pro is a self-contained light, which makes it super cool and uniquely built.

It has a unique shape and an integral battery and charger. It also boasts mode switching between the three lighting modes available with an intuitive circular selector. 

This EDC flashlight is not much to look at at first glance. It is flat and rectangular, resembling a small TV remote. The light is rounded at the top and bottom so that it feels more natural in your grip. The Arkfeld Pro has the same two-way pocket clip as the Arkfeld UV and the same texture on the sides of the light. 

The textured sides help with traction when removing the flashlight from your pocket. The Olight Arkfeld Pro is well-built, as is the case with most (if not all) Olight products. 

It is built mainly of AL6061-T6 aluminum with an anodized coating. The other parts of the light (like the selector, retaining ring, clip, and button) are made of stainless steel. The switch of the Pro model is quite fascinating. However, it closely resembles the previous models for the most part.

The switch has an outer ring and a button in the center. The center button is an e-switch that lets you turn the light on/off, change the mode, and enter lockout mode. The outer ring is known as the “selector switch,” which allows you to switch between the white light, UV light, and the laser.

The ring rotates between three positions, with two nubs on top for ease of rotation. Slotting the selector to the left gives you the UV light, and rotating it to the right gives you the white LED output. Slotting the selector in the middle activates the laser.

Physically, the Arkfeld Pro is bigger than its preceding models. It also clocks a weight that is 28% higher. This is understandably owing to the additional light source and the 43% increase in battery capacity. The white light is 1,300 lumens of very floody light, making it great for everyday carry.

The UV light is 365 nm, which is fantastic for stain detection, currency validation, and more. If you have pet cats, the laser is a godsend. My cat loves to play with the laser, and it keeps her occupied for hours on end! The laser is also great for doing presentations. 

LED, Bezel, Lens, Beam, and Reflector

pictures of the green beam available in the Olight Arkfeld Pro

Gone are the days when Olight only offered cool white light emitters because the Arkfeld Pro is available in either Cool White (5700-6700K) or Neutral White (4000K-5000K). 

The LED model is labeled on the underside of the light, and the primary LED is an OSRAM P9. This isn’t anything to write home about, but it works just fine.

The UV LED that the Arkfeld Pro carries is a Luminus SST-10-UV. It is rated at 900mW of power and is stated to have a runtime of 5 hrs and 15 mins. The wavelength of the UV light is 365nm.

While this wavelength is ideal, the clear glass lets some visible light shine through. So, if you’re in it for the best possible UV experience, this is not the light for you. However, this light will serve you well if you are mainly concerned with everyday use. 

The green laser comes in two varieties, namely the Class 3R (<= 5mW) and the Class 1 (<= 0.39mW) laser. The variety you get will depend on the country you purchase your light from. This is because some countries don’t allow Class 3 lasers.

Dimensions

The table below summarizes the dimensions of the Arkfeld Pro, rounded to the nearest millimeter and the nearest tenth of an inch.

MillimetersInches
Length120 mm4.7 in
Width27 mm1.1 in
Thickness16 mm0.6 in

The Olight Arkfeld Pro weighs 111 grams (3.9 ounces) with its built-in battery.

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Olight Arkfeld Pro in Use

Strong grip feature in the Olight Arkfeld Pro

User Interface and Driver

Apart from the selector switch, the UI of the Arkfeld Pro is easy to learn and use if you’re familiar with e-switch lights.

This EDC flashlight has five light modes:

  • Moonlight mode.
  • Low mode.
  • Med mode.
  • High mode.
  • Turbo mode.

For blink modes, this flashlight offers Strobe mode.

To enter different light modes from when Arkfeld Pro is switched off, follow the steps detailed below:

  • To enter Moon mode, press and hold the center button for 1 second.
  • To enter Lockout mode, press and hold the center button for over 2 seconds.
  • Click once to turn the flashlight on.
  • Double-click to enter Turbo mode.
  • Click thrice to switch on Strobe mode.

To enter the different light modes offered when the Olight Arkfeld Pro is already switched on, follow the steps below:

  • Press and hold the center button to change light modes from Low to Med to High.
  • Click once to turn the flashlight off.
  • Double-click when using the white light to enter Turbo mode.
  • Double-click when using the laser to use both the laser and white light in High mode.
  • Double-click and hold (or press and release/press and hold) to activate the timer.
  • Click thrice to enter Strobe mode.

Here is a rundown on how mode memory works in the Olight Arkfeld Pro:

  • The light will switch on in High mode if switched on within 1 minute of turning it off in either Turbo or High mode.
  • After 1 minute of being switched off, Turbo and High modes step down to Medium mode.
  • Low and Moon modes can be memorized by this EDC light.
  • The flashlight is not able to memorize Strobe mode.
types of lights available in the Olight Arkfeld Pro

Shortcuts you can use with the Arkfeld Pro are as follows:

  • Press and hold for 1 second when the light is switched off to enter Moon mode.
  • Click twice when the light is switched on or off to enter Turbo mode.
  • Triple click when the light is switched on or off to enter Strobe mode.

The low voltage warnings and protection works as detailed below:

  • Battery status is indicated through four LED spots beneath the selector switch.
  • 4 green LEDs being lit indicate a battery level above 75%.
  • 3 green LEDs being lit indicate a battery level between 50-75%.
  • 2 green LEDs being lit indicate a battery level between 25-50%.
  • 1 green LED being lit indicates a battery level between 10-25%.
  • 1 red LED being lit indicates a level below 10%.
  • The battery indicator lights sequentially turn on when the flashlight is turned on.
  • When the Arkfeld Pro is turned off, the battery indicator lights switch on again for a few moments, and then they turn back off.

The Olight Arkfeld Pro does not have PWM (Pulse Width Modulation). Some cool things about the Arkfeld Pro EDC flashlight include the fact that you can turn on the white light LED while the laser pointer is switched on.

This is typical of weapon-mounted lights but not of EDC flashlights. Regardless, this is a useful feature to have. There is also a handy-dandy Timer mode, which is usually the case in any Olight product.

The following is how you can activate the timer:

  • When the light is switched on and in your preferred mode, double-click and hold until you see a blink.
  • One blink means that the 3-minute timer has been activated.
  • Two blinks mean that the 9-minute timer has been activated.
  • To switch between the 3-minute and 9-minute timers after you have set the timer, double-click again and hold.
  • Timer preference between 3 and 9 minutes will be memorized for the next time you set a timer.

Charging and Batteries

This EDC flashlight is powered by a Lithium Polymer battery, which is a built-in battery. According to Olight, the capacity of this Lithium Polymer battery is 5.55 Wh (1500 mAh/ 3.7V).

Olight also states that the charge rate using the provided Olight MCC (magnetic charging cable) is 1 amp and that a charge cycle should take approximately 2 hours. I can confirm this is accurate, as my tests showed a charge rate of 0.88 amps (4.53W) and a charge cycle of 2 hours and 47 minutes.

Olight Arkfeld Pro Performance

Olight Arkfeld Pro used in the dark to see invisible things

Modes and Lumen Measurements

Lux was determined by a UNI-T UT383 BT at 5 meters, and lumens were measured using a homemade VEML7700 sensor. 

ModeSpecificationsMeasured Upon Switching On30 Sec10 Minutes
Moon1 lm
Low15 lm
Med100 lm87 lm83 lm82 lm
High420 lm400 lm399 lm397 lm
Turbo1300 lm1288 lm1262 lm390 lm

I tended to measure output that was around 10% lower than the specification with other lights in the Arkfeld series. However, the Olight Arkfeld Pro delivers an output that is remarkably close to the specs, which is amazing!

Battery Life

The table below summarizes runtimes, measured according to ANSI FL1 standards.

ModeSpecified runtimeMeasured runtimeTime till shut off
Moon11 days
Low55 hrs
Med9 hrs 45 mins10 hrs10 hrs 
High2 hrs 27 mins2 hrs 25 mins2 hrs 25 mins
Turbo2 hrs 10 mins2 hrs 9 mins2 hrs 15 mins
UV5 hrs 15 mins
Laser- Class 3R 61 hrs
Laser- Class 1174 hrs

I found the actual runtimes of this Olight product to be in line with the specified runtimes, which is pretty good considering its higher maximum brightness levels of white light, laser, and UV.

The Arkfeld Pro can run for as long as (and even more) than the original Arkfeld models, even with the higher output, thanks to its larger battery.

Beam Intensity and Distance Measurements

Pro Laser in the Olight Arkfeld Pro

A UNI-T UT383 BT lux meter was used to measure peak beam intensity at 5 meters after turning the light on for 30 seconds.

ModeSpecificationsCandela measuredMetersYards
Moon1 cd
Low31 cd30 cd13 m14 yd
Medium210 cd187 cd29 m31 yd
High971 cd931 cd63 m68 yd
Turbo2,608 cd2,928 cd110 m120 yd

Like the brightness levels, the beam intensity values closely match the specified values. The Arkfeld Pro clocks the same intensity level as the original Arkfeld at 2,560 cd. On the other hand, the Arkfeld UV has a lower intensity of 1,808 cd.

Olight Arkfeld Pro Price and Warranty

The Olight Arkfeld Pro is priced at $99.99 and can be bought here through the Olight website!

Olight local service centers offer a lifetime warranty for their products. If there are any issues with your flashlight, Olight will take care of it as per their lifetime warranty guarantee. If they cannot fix the light, the company will promptly replace it. 

Suppose the product you purchased is a limited or discontinued edition. In that case, Olight will replace it with a product of the same or higher value.

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Pros and Cons of the Olight Arkfeld Pro

Pros

  • It has a unique design.
  • Has a user-friendly UI.
  • Choice of CCT.
  • Good UV light performance (365nm).
  • Has a Class 3R laser, which is really bright.
  • Has magnetic charging.
  • Battery level is conveniently indicated, so you’ll always know the available power.

Cons

  • It is larger than the previous Arkfeld models.
  • Missing a higher CRI option.

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Final Thoughts

The Olight Arkfeld Pro sure is a treat for any flashlight enthusiast!

It’s not one, not two, but three lights in one!

The light quality and output of the white light, UV, and laser are all improved from the previous Arkfeld models. Despite the greater weight of the light, it’s still super handy as an EDC flashlight, as it fits easily into pant pockets. 

Trust me when I say this is THE white light, laser, and UV light combo flashlight that you absolutely have to get your hands on!

FAQs

The color temperature of the Olight Arkfeld Pro is available in Cool White (5700-6700K) and Neutral White (4000K-5000K).

Yes, the Olight Arkfeld Pro is waterproof with an IPX7 rating.

Yes, Olight is a Chinese company with headquarters in Shenzhen, China.

The manufacturer of the Manker Striker Mini is Mankerlight. They are a flashlight manufacturing company based in China.

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Olight Arkfeld Pro
Brightness
Beam distance
Runtime
Durability
Price

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Overall Score

4.8

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Pros
It has a unique design.
Has a user-friendly UI.
Good UV light performance (365nm).
Battery level is conveniently indicated, so you’ll always know the available power.
Has a Class 3R laser, which is really bright.
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Cons
It is larger than the previous Arkfeld models.
Missing a higher CRI option.

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Dillon Morrison
I have been involved in the flashlight community since 2007. My brother has a flashlight shop from where I have tested and reviewed more than 600+ different types of flashlights. You can find more about me here.

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