Olight recommends the use of Olight-brand batteries in Olight illumination tools, since there have been reported incidents of fires or explosions caused by counterfeit/inferior-quality batteries. However, for Olight products without designated batteries like I3E, I3T and I5T, Olight recommends the use of Panasonic, Duracell and Energizer batteries. Trademarks of companies herein are mentioned for identification purposes only and are the property of their respective companies. Olight performance claims are based on the use of batteries that initially ship with Olight illumination tools or herein recommended. Failure to follow the instructions below may cause damage to your Olight illumination tool, and greatly reduce its runtime and output performance, which may also void the 5-year warranty promised by Olight.


Do's & Don'ts for Battery Handling

   •Do follow the terminal signs indicated on Olight illumination tool to insert accordingly the positive(+) and negative(-) terminals of the battery.

   •Do replace all used batteries with new batteries of the size and type specified in the operating instructions.

   •Do use only the charger provided with the Olight illumination tool for charging of the rechargeable batteries.

   •Do have the Olight rechargeable batteries fully charged before long time storage, which is recommended to be repeated for every 6 months during the storage.

   •Do have the batteries removed to be kept in a cool and dry place at room temperature.

   •Do keep the battery contact surfaces dry and clean by rubbing gently with a dry cloth.

   •Do keep batteries away from children at all times.

   •Don't use any inferior/counterfeit batteries, and for consideration of your safety, Olight recommends to use Olight illumination tool with Olight-brand batteries purchased from or from an authorized Olight dealers. For Olight products without designated batteries, Olight recommends the battery vendors introduced above.

   •Don't put loose batteries in your pocket or purse together with any metal objects, as this may short-circuit the battery.

   •Don't store batteries with hazardous or combustible material.

   •Don't use batteries specifically advertised for use in cameras, for photography or other low output devices in Olight illumination tool, which may constitute a safety hazard, including risk of fire or explosion.

   •Don't try to charge disposable batteries as this may result in rupture and leakage of the batteries.

   •Don't dispose the battery in a fire, as this may cause the battery to rupture or leak.

   •Don't put out batteries on fire with water but use a fire extinguisher instead.