Sunwayman has always been known for making very innovative lights with a rotary that allows a custom lumen output, making them ideal for those that do not like to have a light with limited settings. This is why the Sunwayman V10R Ti was so popular amongst flashlight users: it was a lightweight EDC light with a titanium body that had an integrated Magnetic Control System (MCS) ring.
Recently, Sunwayman did a re-vamp with all of their lights by introducing the new CREE XM-L U2 LED into most of the models, which included the V10R. Now known as the Sunwayman V10R Ti+, this flashlight has a few new upgrades. For instance, the light has been given the new XM-L U2 LED, a more efficient emitter that can produce up to 500 lumens from a single 16340 battery (190 with a CR123). A heavy duty pocket clip has been added to the light as well, so those that stressed about the previous model sitting too deep in the pocket can now breathe easily, knowing that it will remain in a fixed location and can be reached easily. Instead of keeping the rubber switch, Sunwayman upgraded the V10R Ti+ with a new titanium switch, which gives the light an executive look, and still has the full function of the original switch (they also included the rubber switch for those that would like to have that one instead).
With these new upgrades making the V10RTi+ an even better light, it’s no wonder why so many people love to carry this light on their person.
Winding up on the final installment of the Sunwayman flashlight review marathon, the V10A,V20A, and V10R have all been upgraded to a new LED from the XP-G to the very powerful XM-L T6. By doing so, the V series of lights are now much brighter and have a larger flood beam for those that need a well-lit area. The lumen ratings are very impressive for these new lights: the V10A now produces 110 lumens from a single AA battery, and the V20A has a lumen rating of 160 with two AA batteries. But the V10R is the most impressive: it is able to produce 160 lumens from a CR123 primary battery, but when using a RCR123, the lumen rating is bumped to a staggering 460 lumens! This is a borderline pocket thrower that is combined with Sunwayman’s smooth and innovative ramping magnetic ring that allows customization of the light output. The V series of lights is probably one of the most popular in the flashlight world for EDC carry, and with the upgraded XM-L LED, it’s easy to see why they are.
The Sunwayman V10R is one of our most popular pocket lights for several reasons. First, it has a rotary ring up by the head that allows you to quickly change between the minimum and maximum outputs. Second, of the infinite output rotary ring lights on the market, it is by far the most compact. Third, it comes in the regular aluminum as well as a really well done titanium, which is one of the best looking lights I have ever seen.
Both versions are pretty much the same other than the body materials. Both have solid output with a CREE XP-G R5 LED and a decent sized orange peel reflector. They will not give you a ton of throw, but it will still light up everything in front of you out to about 100 yards. The titanium version even has an optional AA extender that allows you to use easier to find and less expensive batteries, with a tradeoff of much lower output.
The titanium version is not exactly inexpensive, but considering how pricey other titanium lights and gadgets can be, the cost is not too bad. Watch the video if you are undecided: