Rofis TR20 Angle Light

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Angle lights aren’t new, however you do not see a lot of lights that will convert from traditional to angle – especially in modern higher powered LED lights.  This light, the Rofis TR20 Angle light is just that – a modern LED flashlight utilizing an up-to-date LED emitter (XPL HI V3)  that can easily change from straight to angle

The light features a rotating angle-head design that allows you to use it as a traditional flashlight, or rotate the head 90 degrees and use it as an angle light.

It features a modern emitter, the Cree XPL and Rofis rates the light at 1100 lumen. This is probably an “emitter lumen” rating – it measured just under 800 lumen in my integrating sphere which is about right for an ‘out the front’ rating.

Built-in charging is becoming more common in flashlights these days, and the Rofis includes that feature and utilizes the ubiquitous micro USB port. Rofis includes a USB to Micro USB cable.

The light is finished in HAIII and is rated as IPX-8 “waterproof” (assuming you don’t leave the USB port cover open!)

It’s just over 5 inches long and weighs 3 ounces. The included clip is reversible and holds very well.  One of my favorite features is the flat detachable magnetic tail. It allows tail standing on a flat surface and/or easy attachment to metal/iron surfaces.

The dual switch interface accesses Moonlight/Ultra-Low/Low/ Mid/High/Turbo/Strobe/SOS/Location Beacon.

I used the light for a while before reporting on it.  It is a nice light, and the angle head and magnetic tail / tripod threaded tail are all useful

Typical packaging:

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As mentioned, the light includes a holster, lanyard, micro usb charging cable and a spare cover for the USB charging port:

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USB “in light” charging is becoming more common these days, and this one has a relatively easy to access port under a flexible rubber cover

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Power is suppled by a Rofis branded 3400mAh 18650 protected cell

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Operation is a bit aggravating to me.  Since I use flashlights in the dark, sometimes it’s tough to find the switch, right?  Although this switch does have LED indicators to alert you to the state of charge, when you pick up the light (ostensibly in the dark) you have to search for the switch.  There’s no contrast to help you see, and the switch is directly opposite the charging port.  You eventually ‘learn’ where the switch is, but you have to feel around for it even then.  That’s a poor design in my book

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The back switch is on/off – the upper switch is for the various modes.

The body has decent diamond cut knurling in the center section and the tail cap

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My old hands suffer from a bit of arthritis, and I found the head somewhat difficult to turn.  You probably don’t want it to be too easy to turn, but a little bit easier would be better…

I had to laugh – you can hear my grunt near the end of the video

The magnetic tail and the angle head can be quite useful – I didn’t try the tripod threads

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Here it’s shedding a little light on my gun safe…

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The light is a bit long for pocket carry, but the clip is decent and the holster gives yet another carry option (with the head straight)

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All in all, it’s a decent little package.  This sample was provided by Lucky Light Bank and is available from their web store on Amazon for around $80.



Dan M

Love firearms and flashlights – and they go well together. I’ve been admiring and writing about quality flashlights for about 9 years…built my own integrating sphere….done a few mods. Proof positive that a 59 year old can still love toys!


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  • iksnilol

    Nice, I’ve looked for an angle light a while.

    Wish angle lights were more popular. Just a small pocket one that you can clip on and walk with.

    • Phillip Cooper

      Headlights are the best answer. You really only need light where you’re pointing your head, after all.

      • iksnilol

        True, but I like having a light clipped to my pants or west that points where I am going (in addition to a headlight).

        + the angle light can be attached to stuff as well. It’s added versatility.

        • Phillip Cooper

          Good point. I’d give it a try if it wasn’t $80.

          • Phillip Cooper

            Google is your friend. Found it for much less..

          • iksnilol

            Where, and for how much? If I could get it for 40 bucks I’d be happy (avoid toll that way to Norway).

          • Phillip Cooper

            Amazon. $60 if you’re a US Prime customer. There are other options as well (Froogle is helpful)

          • iksnilol

            Nice, I’ll check it out.

          • Phillip Cooper

            And apparently I’ve been overcome by events- Froogle is shut down, so just use the “shopping” link on Google. Same thing. 🙂

  • Phillip Cooper

    OK one of the HUGE features I overlooked at first is the fact this thing charges from USB, and uses 18650 cells.
    I’ll defintely be looking into it more- this just made it a LOT more attractive to me. After the hurricane, I’m standardizing on things I can charge from my solar charger or cigarette adapter (thus using the storage battery in my vehicle as a powerbank that can easily be recharged), and 18650 cells are perfect for my uses (since I have a free, endless suply of them).

    • PK

      “18650 cells are perfect for my uses (since I have a free, endless suply of them)”

      I’m quite envious! I use mostly 18650 batteries for anything rechargeable, and I tend to use CR123a for the rest, but the best price I’ve found for high-capacity cells with protection circuit built in is about $10 each. Solar charging in emergencies is a huge plus, isn’t it? Modern electronics are amazing.

      • Phillip Cooper

        I’m an IT guy for a transportation organization. I pull the cells out of “dead” laptop and radio batteries. As I’m sure you know, the “dead” battery packs typically only have one bad cell, the rest are just fine.
        Solar charging was quite handy recently during our hurricane. Luckily, our emergency services people were on the ball and power was only out for a few hours. Still, it was nice to be able to throw a charger on the dash of my truck, hook it up to a battery pack, and charge for free (I also charged the phone from the truck, having long since elected to rewire the cigarette lighter socket from switched to constant power).

  • Midwest Marco

    Another option for an angled flashlight is the Streamlight Sidewinder. I’ve had two for several years. Great lights. Runs on two AA batteries. With the adjustable brightness LED you can use just the brightness you need to save battery. Head can be adjusted to any angle.

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  • Gary Kirk

    Next gen moonbeam