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Hand held XRE850R

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XRE 850-R: All Metalsub qualities in a smart version

This latest type of the XRE-collection is the most compact Metalsub hand lamp, and yet a lot more powerful than its predecessors. Due to its compact size the XRE 850R is an appropriate back-up lamp for cave or wreck divers for example, who would like to have an extra high quality lamp. Though because of its large light output of 850 lumens, it could also perfectly function as primary dive lamp. This lamp only weighs 240 grams above water, making it ideal for air travel. For your convenience, this dive light can be charged as a smartphone using the included USB cable.

Of course, this lamp is also a true Metalsub: made from the best kind of aluminum, with a hard anodising layer that meets the strictest American military requirements and a pressure relief valve to drain any excess battery gas.


  • The front glass is made of hardened glass and the reflector is designed to obtain a nice even spot beam.
  • Like all Metalsub lamps, this lamp is dimmable between 10 and 100% and provided with a possibility to emit an SOS light signal.
  • This lamp is equipped with an NMC battery, which makes it rechargeable. He stays on for 1.5 hours on a full battery.
  • With the included compact charger, the lamp is fully charged whitin a maximum of 4 hours.
  • This lamp is usable up to 100 meters depth (and tested up to 150 meters).
  • NEW: With the the supplied USB cable, this lamp can be charged as a smartphone.

This lamp comes with accessories in a handy kit:

  • XRE800-R dive light

  • USB charging cable 

  • Lanyard to prevent loss

Technical specifications

MaterialAluminium, hard-anodized and impregnated with Teflon*
Sizes (Ø x L)49 x 158mm
Weight above water270 gram
Weight under water130 gram
Power and Lumen8W - 850 Lumen
Color temperature5700 Kelvin
ReflectorSpot 10°
Maximum dive depth100 meters
Maximum pressure test10 bar
SecurityThermally electronic/mechanic heat protection >60 ° C
 Deep discharge protection
 Overpressure valve for any battery gas leakage
Battery typeNMC
Battery power3,65V - 2,5Ah
Charging time battery cells± 3 hours
Burn time at full power± 90 min **
Additional functionsGreen / yellow / red LED display to indicate the remaining burning time
 4 dim options and 2 warning signals (SOS - Flash)
 Charging with USB cable
*Anodised in accordance with American Military Standard MIL-A-8625-E type 3 class 2 and impregnated with Teflon, which guarantees a high degree of corrosion resistance.
**Measured at a full power dimming position and at a water temperature of 20ºC.


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