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Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp


    Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp

    Don't let darkness limit your running routine. With the Black Diamond Sprinter headlamp, you can keep your training goals clearly in view. See details

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    Item # 830818

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    Don't let darkness limit your running routine. With the Black Diamond Sprinter headlamp, you can keep your training goals clearly in view.

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    Don't let darkness limit your running routine. With the Black Diamond Sprinter headlamp, you can keep your training goals clearly in view.

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    Don't let darkness limit your running routine. With the Black Diamond Sprinter headlamp, you can keep your training goals clearly in view.

    • Designed specifically for running, the low-profile Sprinter weighs in at only 3.4 oz. and has excellent fore and aft balance so it doesn't bounce up and down while you run
    • DoublePower LED has a maximum output of up to 75 lumens and throws a strong oval-shape beam up to 45m; beam is optimized for running to illuminate the ground around your feet
    • Hold down the on/off button to activate the dimmer and fine-tune your lighting needs; press the on/off button twice to activate the front strobe
    • Regulated output ensures consistent lighting levels even as battery power is reduced
    • Rear red safety strobe helps keep you visible to cars, bikers and other runners; rear light can be turned on and off
    • Headlamp is powered by a lithium polymer rechargeable battery that provides up to 42 hrs. of use on low and 6 hrs. on high; battery fully recharges in about 5 hrs.
    • Removable top strap provides increased stabilization
    • Sealed construction provides IPX7 water resistance (submersible to 1m)
    • Black Diamond Sprinter headlamp includes a USB charger

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    Please note: Black Diamond products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.


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    Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp Specs
    Best use
    High-output LED / red LED taillight
    75 lumens
    High: 75 / low: 4 lumens
    30 meters
    High: 30 / low: 8 meters
    1 + dimmer
    High: 6 / low: 42 hours
    Lithium rechargable
    Lamp: 2 x 1.25 x 0.75 / battery pack: 3 x 1.75 x 0.9 inches
    3.7 ounces
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    Red light mode
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    Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp

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    Black Diamond Sprinter Headlampis rated4.4167out of5by12.
    Rated4out of5byfromNot quite tough enough for meI use this light daily and extensively. I love the fast-charging built-in battery, though I never take it far from a charging source, so I've never drained the battery to a dim output. I use it to get around a museum-owned WWII Victory Ship at night, and I use it when repairing crawlspace plumbing. I use it to light the ship's shower compartment, but it doesn't get wet so I can't comment on it's waterproof claim. In two years, I'm on my fifth Sprinter headlamp because the light switch keeps wearing out. First it gets balky, then very reluctant to work, and then it quits. So I get about 3 months of daily usage and then have to get another. I keep hoping they will use a more durable switch, but not yet. REI has graciously replaced one or two headlamps for me, but they now say one replacement is my limit. This switch failure seems par for many of the headlamp brands and models that I've bought over the years and used extensively, so I can't fault this one for being overly delicate. I'm just hard on headlamps, and this one I don't put in a drawer to be used now and again. I'm addicted to that rechargeable battery (and I always buy them with an REI discount).
    Date published: 2013-10-16
    Rated2out of5byfromLiked it while working fineSome people like this headlamp because it's rechargeable, but for the same reason I dislike it. I have been using the last year model for about 8 months. BD Sprinter worked fine for about six months. But then now even if it is fully charged overnight, light output is dim and it is calling for new batteries with no use. When this issue happened, I realized that it was time to change the rechargeable battery, but I couldn't find it anywhere.
    Date published: 2013-10-13
    Rated3out of5byfromGreat headlight; suspect durabilityLast years model provided an AC batter charger which I use exclusively. But all three of my Sprinter headlamps from last year eventually failed in identical ways, with a cracked head-unit and switch failure. This year's model may have improved durability but it is still too soon to tell, since failure for me typically happens after three months. As a live-aboard ship keeper I use this headlamp after I de-power the ship each evening, so it gets much more usage than even a daily runner would experience. The on/off switch gets used perhaps 30 times a day.
    Date published: 2013-09-13
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat lightHavent used in an ultra yet but tests well.
    Date published: 2013-04-24
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat running headlampI've run with this a few times in the dark both on paths and mountain trails, and it's comfortable and bright. I like the fact that it's rechargeable.
    Date published: 2013-04-06
    Rated5out of5byfromWorth every PennyPrior to purchase, I was running with my cell phone in hand for a minimal light assistance. Now, I run FREE with plenty of light to guide me on my dark backroad runs. LOVE IT!!! Don't hesitate and buy this product! I'd buy again in a heartbeat :)
    Date published: 2013-03-14
    Rated5out of5byfromFEEL SAFER FROM DUSK ONI carry it with me in my backpack. So anytime it starts to get dark I pull it out and put. It on. I always have it with me. I feel much safer with this and my reflector safety vest on. I've gone green. It's buses or walking for me. This way I'm always ready. Come on dark!
    Date published: 2013-01-28
    Rated5out of5byfromI once was blind, but now I see...My wife and I recently moved to a rural property. We had difficulty seeing the road, which is filled with potholes, loose rock, and a very uneven surface. After 1 night run, I purchased this headlight for each of us. Wow! What a difference. This light perfectly "floods" the area in which you need to see. Our night runs have been much safer now that we can see! The red flash in the rear of the headset is a plus, improving visiblity for vehicles to see us. If you are a runner and need a headlamp, don't consider anything else!
    Date published: 2013-01-02

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