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Nitecore MH12GTS 1800 Lumen USB Rechargeable Flashlight
NITECORE MH12GTS 1800 Lumen Long Throw USB Rechargeable Flashlight

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Price: $99.95

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Product Code: FL-NITE-MH12GTS

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This product has been discontinued. Please see the Nitecore MH12S for the upgraded model.


  • Maximum output of 1800 lumens with 247 yards of throw
  • 5 brightness levels and 3 special modes (strobe, SOS, and beacon).
  • Direct access to Turbo and Ultralow mode
  • Tactical tail switch and metal side switch allow for easy one-hand operation
  • Built-in charging via micro-USB port
  • NL1835HP 3500mAh 18650 rechargeable battery included

Included in the Box

  • NITECORE MH12GTS flashlight
  • NL1835HP 3500mAh high performance rechargeable li-ion battery
  • USB charging cable
  • holster
  • pocket clip
  • tactical ring
  • lanyard
  • spare O-ring
  • instruction manual
  • warranty card

1800 Lumen Long Throw Beam

Say goodbye to the dark with the NITECORE MH12GTS rechargeable flashlight. This upgrade to the popular MH12GT replaces the LED with a CREE XHP35 HD that's capable of emitting an 1800 lumen beam with up to 247 yards of throw distance. With 5 brightness levels total and 3 special modes, this flashlight offers the flexibility of a powerful searchlight when you really need it and up close lighting for everyday tasks.

Built-in USB Charging

The MH12GTS is powered by 1x 18650 battery (>8A output) (included) and can be easily recharged directly via a built-in charging port on the tail cap. Compatible with any available USB power source such as power banks and solar panels, the MH12GTS can be charged at home or on the go.

Revolutionary Waterproof Charging Port Design

Use the flashlight indoor and outdoor under any weather conditions. Combining the waterproof design inside the charging port with the rubber cover, the flashlight has dual protections against water, dust and elements. This revolutionary waterproof design waterproofs MH12GTS's internal components even when the USB port is not covered.

Ideal for tactical, camping, repairs and emergencies, the MH12GTS features a tactical tail cap switch for On/Off operation and a Mode button located near the bezel for output adjustment. You'll always have access to your most frequently used brightness thanks to a mode memory that returns the light to the previously used brightness. There's even direct access to Turbo and Ultralow outputs to put all the control in your hands.


Maximum Brightness 1800 lumens
Peak Beam Distance 247 yards
Peak Beam Intensity 12760 cd
IP Rating IPX8 - 2m waterproof and submersible
Impact Resistance 1 m
Dimensions L-5.67"xW-1"xH-1"
Weight 3.51oz


Turbo 1800 lumens 30 min
High 900 lumens 2 hr 15 min
Mid 240 lumens 5 hr 45 min
Low 70 lumens 19 hr
Ultralow 1 lumen 250 hr
Strobe 1800 lumens --
SOS 1800 lumens --
Beacon 1800 lumens --

Compatible Power Sources

NITECORE NL1835HP (3500mAh) 18650 3.6V Y (Recommended)
IMR 18650 High-Drain Rechargeable Li-ion Battery IMR 18650 3.6V Y (Recommended)
18650 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (>8A Output) 18650 3.7V Y (Compatible)
Primary Lithium Battery CR123 3V Y (Compatible)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery RCR123 3.7V Y (Compatible)
18650 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (<8A Output) 18650 3.7V N (Incompatible)
NITECORE MH12GTS Product Overview
NITECORE MH12GTS Waterproof Tail Cap Charging Port Demo
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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 MH12GTS December 10, 2020
Reviewer: RanrRRaR from South Jordan, UT United States  
As with every product I have bought from NITECORE the MH12GTS exceeds expectations.  What I really liked was the customer service and follow through I received when I had a question about the light.  The customer service rep went above and beyond to help me understand the flashlight's operation better.  I highly recommend this company and all their products.

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5 of 5 Light up the night November 17, 2020
Reviewer: Andy from Long Island, NY  
This was an impulse buy at first. A friend had showed me the power of the flashlight one night in the dark. He had bought a broken one on ebay and fixed it up. I work at UPS and this comes in handy when I'm out there delivering after the sun goes down. I just wish it wasn't so expensive. But it is well worth it especially with. 5 year warranty and its rechargeable. I have only charged it one time and I use it on the second setting and I've been using it for 2 weeks now and it shows 3 clicks when you press the mode button so I'm guessing its still at 75%. Great flashlight and well worth it.

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5 of 5 ight!! October 17, 2020
Reviewer: II.Campbell from Miami, FL United States  
Slapped this to my AR-15 build and it’s been great.

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5 of 5 An AMAZING light at an AMAZING price...... July 12, 2020
Reviewer: Jeff C from Bonita, CA UniSan Diegoted States  
I ordered the MH12GTS and NITECORE gave me 15% off, Great start. My order was shipped right away and arrived earlier than expected 2 days!!!!.

I bought this light to replace my old surefire 6Z which has served me well for many years. This light is crazy bright. It is well constructed and fits nice in my hands and fits right into my old holster (bonus).

I am looking forward to many years of use with my new light. Great job NITECORE.

On a side note for the company, my one thought for improvement would be to make the tail cap switch stick out a little further so it can be operated  using the palm of your hand instead of the thumb.

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5 of 5 Super Strong Flash Light July 5, 2020
Reviewer: Nate from Hawaii  
I've been looking for a tactical flash light, very bright and long throw. It's very hard to buy something online, with confidence it's going to do what it says. First day at work, I was not disappointed. Thank you for kick ass flash light. I'll be back to get more products.

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