Nitecore CI7


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Nitecore CI7


  • Length:

    148.2 mm / 5.83"

  • Tail Diameter:

    26 mm / 1.02"

  • Head Diameter:

    40 mm / 1.57"

  • Weight:

    158 g / 5.57 oz.


  • Material:

    Aluminium alloy

  • LED:

    4 x Cree XP-G3 S3

  • Switch:

    Dual tail switch

  • Lens:

    Optical lens with scratch resistant coating

  • Reflector:



  • Rechargeable:


  • Special Modes:


  • Maximum Output:

    2500 lumens

  • Maximum Beam Distance:

    279 meters

  • Water Resistant:



  • Included:


  • Compatible:

    1 x 8A 18650

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Nitecore CI7

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The Nitecore CI7 is essentially two torches in one with the ability to switch from a white light 2500 lumens torch with 4 x Cree XP-G3 S3 LEDs, to a high power infrared (IR) torch utilising 4 x SST-10-IR LEDs. This is achieved with Nitecore's new 'dual beam switching' - simply push the head outwards and rotate to switch between each set of four LEDs.

The recommended battery for this torch is the NL1836HP 3600mAh 8A 18650 and is available by adding to the basket above or click here:

The Infrared output is rated at 7000mW (940nm) and can be used in conjunction with night vision devices or IR cameras. There are three output levels of 1000mW, 3000mW and 7000mW.

The white light has a maximum output of 2500 lumens with a range of up to 279 meters. The beam profile is wide and even for a comfortable viewing experience.

The CI7 is operated via a dual tail switch setup that features momentary on functionality and instant access to strobe via the 'Strobe Ready' mode button. This button is slightly recessed to prevent accidental operation and the strobe randomly changes frequencies to cause a stronger dizzying effect (range 16Hz to 20Hz).

Two operating modes allow the CI7 to be setup in either 'Daily Mode' with momentary access to Turbo and 5 brightness levels or 'Tactical Mode' with direct access to strobe plus 5 brightness levels.

Brightness Levels, Runtimes and Range:

White Beam (4 x Cree XP-G3 S3 LED)

Turbo: 2500 lumens - 30 minutes* - 279 meters

High: 1100 lumens - 1 hour 45 minutes - 190 meters

Medium: 320 lumens - 4 hrs 15 minutes - 102 meters

Low: 90 lumens - 20 hours - 54 meters

Ultralow: 8 lumens - 130 hours - 14 meters

Strobe: 2500 lumens


IR Beam (4 x SST-10-IR LED)

High: 7W - 2 hours runtime

Medium: 3W - 3 hours 15 minutes runtime

Low: 1W - 9 hours runtime

Other notable features of the CI7 are a battery power indicator light in the tail cap, last used mode memory and double layer tube design for increased strength and circuit efficiency.

ATR (Advanced Temperature Regulation) regulates the output of the Nitecore CI7 according to the working condition and ambient environment to maintain optimal performance and prevents damage to the LED from overheating.

Nitecore CI7 Includes: Belt holster, pocket clip, wrist lanyard and spare o-ring.