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SureFire Minimus LED Headlamp


    SureFire Minimus LED Headlamp

    Built tough to withstand your many adventures, the slight yet sophisticated SureFire Saint Minimus LED headlamp gives you complete control over your lighting needs.

    • $159.00

    Item # 796823

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    • Don't underestimate this compact light! Variable light output dial lets you easily set the light up or down from 0 to 100 lumens with a simple twist
    • On/off adjustment dial is easy to locate and can be operated with cold fingers or while wearing bulky gloves
    • Advanced optics and a high-quality LED form a smooth white beam that corresponds with your peripheral vision; beam also works well for close-up work
    • High-quality LED throws light up to 42m on highest setting and 4m on lowest setting
    • Expect to get about 1.5 hrs. of runtime on high and 50 hrs. on low using a single CR123A lithium battery, included
    • Stretchy headband utilizes a fine mesh material for a comfortable and secure fit; soft Breathe-O-Prene® pads sit against the forehead to wick moisture
    • SureFire Saint Minimus headlamp is waterproof to 1m for 30 min.
    • Includes a red filter designed to be used at night

    Specifications based on manufacturer's information

    Items with a lithium battery can only be sent via Standard ground shipping, and can't be shipped to P.O. Boxes, Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. Territory, APO/FPO, or International addresses.

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    SureFire Minimus LED Headlamp Specs
    Best use
    100 lumens
    High: 100 / low: variable lumens
    42 meters
    High: 42 / low: variable meters
    1 + dimmer
    (Regulated) high: 1.5 / low: 50 hours
    1 CR123
    Anodized aluminum
    3.6 x 1.6 x 1.4 inches
    3.3 ounces
    Bulb type
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    Red light mode
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    SureFire Minimus LED Headlamp

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    Rated 4.5938/5 based on 32 reviews
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromSurefire Saint Minimus I received this as a gift, and was very happy with this product's appearance, weight, and ease of use. I will list just briefly what I have found to be reasons why I would not recommend this as a gift. 1. Price: For the amount of money you will purchase this for, there should not be many complaints, or at least not the ones I will list below. 2. Lumen output: This lamps lowest setting is at approximately 2 lumen. This is rather bright for reading, and is why I listed this product as only suitable for hiking, rather than backpacking. I like a low-light when I read, so if you find this to be a minor issue, I blame my sensitive eyes. 3. Limited add-ons: Many lights, of comparable technical specs provide you with colored filters, varying attachments, and additional strapping, at half the price. This product shines only in white light. 4. Battery cap: The feel, and profile of this product is very clean, and feels of high quality. This is why I would feel so bad were I to reach up and feel that I had lost the battery cap (which serves as the beams attitude adjuster.) Blame my clumsy fingers for this one, or unfamiliarity with using the product correctly. I find myself reaching up to make sure the battery cap isn't loose a lot. Some good qualities - very clean light throw, and very bright. The head straps are standard quality. This also looks very trim, very basic black, very cool. And what price fashion? hehe, Enjoy this product if my comments seem trite. Happy Holidays.
    Date published: 2009-11-30
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromPotential to be the best.... I carry a headlamp with me all of the time. At work I keep a headlamp on my utility belt next to a Surefire 6P. On my own time I keep one in my daypack. At work I use it for: scene investigations / searches, map reading, &c. I've used the Saint Minimus for night hikes, winter tidepooling, reading, putting on chains, biking, &c. This is a burly light and it's mostly keeping up with me just fine. Two issues that Surefire will need to address to put this in the top spot: re-engineer the beam and get rid of the bright halo (eyeglass wearers will find this to be very distracting), and give it a proper (and replaceable) headband.I look forward to future generations of the Saint headlamp line.
    Date published: 2010-01-26
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromOutstanding light with one small issue Really nice headlamp with very bright light. The brightness can be adjusted, and even the lowest setting is sufficient for reading. In fact, it could even be dimmer, but apparently at the lowest setting the battery will last for a long time. The only issue I have is that the direction of the lamp can be pivoted. You twist the batter cover to move it up and down, but I don't think it works very well. Unless you screw the cover really tight, while pivoting the lamp you tend to unscrew the battery cover. I don't think this is a manufacturing defect, more of a design issue. I like the light so much, I'm willing to overlook the problem, but I was close to returning it. I hope they fix this issue.
    Date published: 2010-02-16
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromI like this light, took it to Nepal, but This just doesn't have enough throw for my general use. Can't tell a javelina from a coyote at a moderate distance. I have a Zebralight H51 which is half the money, twice the lumens, and has a better beam profile. I also don't like that one can't use Li-ion batteries. The Minimus is an excellent reading light, I thought I'd use it for that in Nepal, but that turned out not to be the case. If you don't mind the lack of throw this light might be the one for you, however.
    Date published: 2010-10-07
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromA solid piece of gear. Well-constructed, bright, compact, and simple to operate. No extraneous switches or cables. Enough said.
    Date published: 2013-04-24
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromGreat tool! Adjustable output conserves battery life, low output/low light is ideal for reading in camp. This is my second Saint (a spare),and like all other Surefire lighting tools is top quality equipment.
    Date published: 2013-04-24
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromSurefire makes the best lights! Amazing product. Worth every penny!
    Date published: 2013-05-01
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromNo throw light When the power went out this morning, finally decided to write about this great little light. Comfortable and bright(when needed), but low is usually enough because of the great flood. My main use is under a vehicle or in a dark house. If you are looking for a light with throw--move on. Never worn for a long time, so weight is not an issue, but I don't think it is heavy. Would replace with same if ever a problem with this one.
    Date published: 2013-06-01

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