William R.wrote a review of Petzl Tactikka Plus Headlamp on May 26, 2010
I have had this light for around 7 years and it's still a great light. I have used it hiking, around the house, working on cars, etc. It seems to have good battery life and good lighting for what I do. I usually just throw this in my pack and it hasn't broken yet so it's fairly rugged. It works well on my climbing helmet as well. I like the red lens too. The red helps me see at night and not blind and bother other people. When I use the lens it generally doesn't seem to bother my own vision, so to conserve batteries I usually switch it off if I enter a clearing. It seems to be a good price for a sturdy unit. So unless you need something else special, then this is a great purchase. If I lost mine I would buy this again to replace it. Another note is that for all these years every time I grabbed this light the batteries worked. I do change out batteries occasionally just because a lights without batteries aren't very useful. I have also used this in sub freezing temperatures.