The Aurora A28 has a clear transparent polycarbonate case that allows the UV light to be useful and practical. The A28 comes with 2 options on the front LED - CREE XP-L for high output needs, and Nichia 219C for high CRI purpose. The side white reading light is also neutral white. The Aurora A28 has a unique feature inside which is about the GITD battery holder.
*The battery is proprietary.
a. CREE XP-L HD V6, max output 1000 lumens
b. Nichia 219C, max 700 lumens, 90+ CRI
a. UV+Red (A28R)
b. White+UV (A28U)
Length: 76mm/2.99”; Diameter: 21.5mm/0.846”; Weight: 46.3g/1.633oz
Battery: 600mAh lithium polymer
Max runtime: 72 Hours @moonlight mode
Recharging: Micro USB
Charging time: 60 minutes
Note: Charge the light before the first use.
1*User manual, 1*1m paracord, 1*SS keyring, 1*Lanyard, 1*Warranty card
1. Momentary ON: Press and hold for Turbo, release to turn off
2. Constant ON: Double click
Switch mode: Click to cycle thru Low-Med-High-Turbo
Memory: When the light worked at a mode over 3 minutes, the mode will be memorized and turned on from that mode next time.
Step down: The light will step down to 300/100 lumens in 90 seconds when working at Turbo/High mode due to the massive heat generated.
a. A28R: Red; b. A28U: White reading light
a. A28R: Click to cycle through Red-Red beacon-Red flash
b. A28U: Low-High (White)
2) Quad click
a. A28R: UV, click to cycle through power Low-High
b. A28U: UV, click to turn off
Turn Off, applied for all modes
a. In any mode, long press 0.3 second
b. Click to turn off when the light works in any mode for over 3 minutes.
Great light only shortcomings for me is the on off switch can be hard to find in the dark or onehanded and you can't stand it on tailpiece