At a Glance
900 lumens & 535 yards - high performance and high quality
Use 8xAA battery - low cost of ownship and high availability
Remind you to replace battery with low battery indicator
Compact and lightweight - easy to carry
The brand new EA8 Caveman from Nitecore Explorer Series is a ultra perf
LED flashlight, delivering incredible brightness, distance and battery
run time. Through its innovative "Precision Digital Optics" Technology,
EA8 comes with a flawless smooth beam, 5 levels of outputs and
Strobe/SoS modes with a user friendly battery indicator. Using commonly
available AA battery, this is an ideal light for Caving, Search&
rescue and outdoor activities.
Utilizes a CREE XM-L U2 LED
Maximum output of up to 900 lumens
Integrated “Precision Digital Optics Technology” provides extreme reflector performance
Boasts a peak beam intensity of 60,000cd and a throw distance of up to 535 Yards
Innovative single button two-stage switch offers a user-friendly interface (patented)
Eight rapidly switchable brightness modes to select from
High efficiency circuit board provides up to 800 hours runtime
Integrated power indicator light displays remaining battery power (patented)
Power indicator’s secondary function displays battery voltage (accurate to 0.1V)
Reverse polarity protection prevents damage due to incorrectly inserted batteries
Stainless steel retaining ring protects the core components from damage
Toughened ultra-clear mineral glass with anti-reflective coating
Constructed from aero grade aluminum alloy
Sturdy HAIII military grade hard-anodized
Waterproof in accordance with IPX-8 (two meters submersible)
Impact resistant to 1.5 meters
Tail stand capability
LED: CREE XM-L U2
Runs on: 8 x AA batteries (NOT Included)
Micro: 2 lumens/800 hours
Low: 50 Lumens/60 Hours
Medium: 180 Lumens/15 Hours
High: 590 Lumens/3.75 Hours
Turbo: 900 Lumens/2 Hours
Peak Beam Intensity: 60000cd
Length: 7.2" (183mm)
Head Diameter: 2.36" (60mm)
Tube Diameter: 1.65" (41.8mm)
Package Contents: Nitecore EA8 Flashlight x 1, Quality holster x 1, Lanyard x 1, Spare O-ring x 1.
The EA8 utilizes a 2-stage switch similar to a camera shutter button.
The light’s numerous functions are selected according to the depth the
switch is pressed. The EA8 has two modes: Daily mode and Search / Turbo
1. With the light turned off, press the switch partway down and release
within a second to enter daily mode.
2. Daily mode contains four brightness levels: ultra-low, low, medium,
and high. Pressing the switch partway down in quick succession will
cycle through these modes. Pressing the switch partway down and holding
for more than one second when in daily mode will enter into turbo mode.
See Turbo / Search mode instructions below.
3. The light is turned off (put into standby mode) by pressing the
button all the way down and releasing within a second. This will also
memorize the last daily mode used.
4. Daily mode has a momentary function which allows the light to be
turned on only when the switch is held. With the light turned off, press
the switch partway down and hold to activate daily mode’s momentary
function. The light will turn off the moment the switch is released.
Operating in Search / Turbo Mode
1. With the light turned off, press the switch all the way down and
release within one second to enter turbo mode. To cycle between high and
turbo modes press the button partway down while in turbo mode.
2. To turn the light off when in turbo mode, once again press the button all the way down and release within one second.
3. Turbo / search mode has a momentary function which allows the light
to be turned on only when the switch is held. Pressing the all the way
down and holding will activate Turbo / Search mode’s momentary function.
The light will turn off the moment the switch is released.
Note: For user safety and to prevent overheating /
failure, the EA8 will automatically switch to high mode after three
minutes of use in Turbo mode.
Standby Mode / Lockout and Unlock functions
With the light turned on, press the switch all the way down and
release within one second to enter into standby mode. In this mode, the
light will consume small amounts of power to maintain the settings in
the MCU(micro control unit) but appear to be turned off. When in standby
mode the power indicator light will flash once every three seconds to
show the location of the light.
With the light turned on, press the switch all the way down and hold
for more than one second. The light will turn off and enter into lockout
mode. Lockout mode consumes almost no battery power and prevents the
light from accidentally turning on. Holding the switch for more than one
second to exit the lockout mode.
Note: When entering lockout mode, the power indicator
will flash to indicate specific battery voltage. Please refer to the
“Power Tips” section of this manual for details.