For dark times in cold places.
- Detached battery housing lessens weight on headband and conserves battery in frigid temperatures
- Multiple settings include white light or red night-vision, proximity or distance, and strobe and dimming
- Power level meter shows remaining battery life within three seconds after switching on headlamp
- Protected against water immersion to one meter for 30 minutes
Share your thoughts
Favorite light for ultrarunning.
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I have been using a version of this lamp since it was a prototype a few years ago. It is amazingly bright and is my go to light for the night sections of long runs. The battery life is really good, especially if you dim it back just a little bit from full power. Generally I just drop the battery pack into my pack or into a shirt pocket. With the batteries off of your head you can hardly tell the light is even there. The pouch that is comes with is much like an avalanche transceiver strap, which does work pretty well, but can be a dog to get adjusted. Overall it is an amazing light, highly recommend it.
Does this headlamp have a rechargeable...
Does this headlamp have a rechargeable battery pack that can purchased or does it take rechargeable batteries & what kind?
The battery pack itself is not rechargeable in the sense that you can't plug the pack into a power source to recharge. BUT, you could use 4 AA NiMH batteries, such as the Goal Zero, coupled with a recharging Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus. Any rechargeable batteries would go well with this headlamp, as long as you have a device to charge the batteries independent from the headlamp.
Michael is right, and this headlamp will take any type of rechargeable battery available, but if you really are planning to use this in cold temperatures, Lithium-ions are the best for the most reliable and longest lasting power. Since the headlamp is regulated, no need to worry about too much voltage burning up the circuitry.