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Princeton Tec Fuel Headlamp

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    Princeton Tec Fuel Headlamp

    The compact Princeton Tec Fuel LED headlamp continues to get brighter and more powerful with every update. Its 4 LEDs now blast a bright white 70-lumen beam of light onto your backcountry adventures. See details

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    The compact Princeton Tec Fuel LED headlamp continues to get brighter and more powerful with every update. Its 4 LEDs now blast a bright white 70-lumen beam of light onto your backcountry adventures.

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    The compact Princeton Tec Fuel LED headlamp continues to get brighter and more powerful with every update. Its 4 LEDs now blast a bright white 70-lumen beam of light onto your backcountry adventures.

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    The compact Princeton Tec Fuel LED headlamp continues to get brighter and more powerful with every update. Its 4 LEDs now blast a bright white 70-lumen beam of light onto your backcountry adventures.

    • Fuel headlamp features 4 bright LEDs and continues to offer 3 brightness settings and a strobe function
    • LEDs output a bright 70-lumen beam that reaches up to 39m on high; beam reaches 28m on medium and 20m on low
    • Unique single-arm ratcheting head pivots up and down, providing a wide range of motion so you can aim the beam wherever you need it most
    • 3 AAA alkaline batteries, included, provide up to 50 hrs. of runtime on high, 90 hrs. on medium and 146 hrs. on low
    • Princeton Tec Fuel LED headlamp has a large push-button switch that is easily operated while wearing gloves
    • Switch to the strobe function when battery life is low or you need to signal someone

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    Princeton Tec Fuel Headlamp Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Camping
    LED
    4 LEDs
    No
    Flood
    70 lumens
    High: 70 / low: unavailable lumens
    39 meters
    High: 39 / low: 20 meters
    3
    1
    High: 50 / low: 146 hours
    No
    No
    3 AAA
    Unavailable
    2.3 x 1.6 x 1.4 inches
    2.75 ounces
    Bulb type
    Bulb detail
    Red light mode
    Beam type
    Max light output (lumens)
    Light output
    Max beam distance (m)
    Beam distance
    Brightness levels
    Strobes
    Average run time
    Regulated output
    Rechargeable
    Batteries
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    Princeton Tec Fuel Headlamp

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    Princeton Tec Fuel Headlamp is rated 3.1905 out of 5 by 21.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Fragile thin plastic bits I had a similar problem to the battery door flaw that others have noted. Mine failed when one of the plastic pieces that holds the light onto the strap snapped off. I used to have good luck with this brand of headlamp, but this is the second unit to break in a row.
    Date published: 2014-03-30
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good, but flawed. I liked this headlamp at first for it's light weight and general functionality. I found the flood beam to be useful for all camp chores, reading and night hiking. My only complaint would be the design of the battery door. About 3 months after purchasing the light, the battery door broke off while I was attempting to open it to replace the batteries. This seems to be the most consistent criticism of the this headlamp. I would gladly rate it at 4 stars if the battery door design was more user friendly.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great little headlamp I was recently given this as a gift before my upcoming AT section. This is a good little headlamp. Easy to switch between settings. The slighly recessed button stays completely out of the way and is not easily depressed by mistake when packed. I camp very regularly (1-3 times every month) and this little light-weight headlamp is just the right size and brightness. Not sure why others have had problems with the battery compartment. This is the same design as my son's Remix (which I used before this was given to me) and both seem very functional and sturdy.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Light but Flawed Latch I've had a few of these because I lose headlamps like I lose hair. They are bright as anything and the adjustable output is great. It's small, compact, and easy to use. The only issue is, the battery compartment clip snapped on two of them. I called PT and never got a call back from their replacement parts department. I'd still recommend it because the light is that bright and a good value, may just need to duct tape it if it breaks in the field.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Fatally flawed The battery lid breaks, and if this happens in the field you are hosed. Duct tape might hold it closed so that you can get contacts to work, but if it happens in the rain, forget it. Otherwise the product is great. The batteries last and it gives off lots of light. It would be a great value if it just didn't break. I've owned 3 of these because REI keeps replacing them. This time I'm looking for something better.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from just works! This thing is so reliable! This is a staple item for me that makes it's way into every pack I carry. About 2 years of steady use and not a single issue. It has served well in the woods and in the urban jungle. The three dimmer settings are a great feature to accommodate different tasks and visibility. The pulse/flash setting is great for signaling/visibility while cycling- I use this feature DAILY on my early 3AM bike commute. Last but not least is the Fuel's simplicity, one button and three AAA batteries making it a cinch to operate quickly in the dark. I love having confidence in my gear and this is a winner.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had my doubts... I wasn't sure I wanted to run with a headlamp, and didn't want to spend a lot of money on a product I might not use. The P Tec Fuel headlamp was the perfect choice for night running. The moderate price was low enough that I wouldn't feel too bad if I didn't use it. The light is clear and bright, especially for running on streets and sidewalks in total darkness (on the highest setting). It is comfortable to wear and remained in place for my runs, usually 40-60 minutes. Overall, it is a really good product, doing exactly what I want it to do, at a great price. If it ever needs replacing, or I decide to invest in another one, I will certainly look at the Princeton Tec product line.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Another battery cover breaks I really loved having a headlamp until I went to change the batteries when it was already getting dark. The opening at the end of the light is hard to get open, so I'm another user that broke the small plastic piece off trying to get it open! Was glad I had another small backup flashlight with me. I'll be checking for ease of opening on my next one.
    Date published: 2014-03-29

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