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Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

The sophisticated Black Diamond ReVolt headlamp has a bright, powerful beam that lights up the night, and it can operate on alkaline or rechargeable NiMH batteries (both are included).
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  • Pop the NiMH batteries in the ReVolt, connect the included micro USB cable and start charging from any USB power source, such as a solar panel, laptop or car power port
  • ReVolt also accepts non-rechargeable AAA batteries, so if you're on a mountain without a way to recharge, you can throw in your backup alkaline batteries and you're good to go
  • Headlamp features a TriplePower LED that outputs up to 110 lumens and throws a beam up to 70m when powered by AAA alkaline batteries
  • TriplePower LED outputs 90 lumens and illuminates objects up to 66m away when powered by AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries
  • 2 SinglePower white LEDs and 2 SinglePower red LEDs output 25 lumens and throw a beam up to 9m with alkaline batteries and 8m with NiMH batteries
  • Dimmer switch lets you choose the light output needed for the task at hand, from a blazing 110 lumens down to 4 lumens
  • Use the red LEDs to preserve night vision while hanging out at camp or making your way down the trail; red light mode activates without having to cycle through white mode
  • Use the strobe function to flash red or white light to signal for help
  • 3-level power meter shows how much battery life is remaining
  • Alkaline batteries provide up to 70 hrs. of use with the TriplePower LED on high and 300 hrs. with the TriplePower LED on low
  • NiMH batteries provide up to 12 hrs. of use with the TriplePower LED on high and 190 hrs. with the TriplePower LED on low
  • Recharge the NiMH batteries without removing them from the headlamp; simply plug the included USB cable into the headlamp and a USB power source
  • Lock mode prevents the Black Diamond ReVolt headlamp from accidentally being turned on while in your backpack
  • IPX4 water-resistant construction delivers reliability in inclement weather
  • Black Diamond ReVolt headlamp comes with 3 AAA alkaline batteries, 3 AAA NiMH batteries and a micro USB cable for recharging the NiMH batteries; wall plug not included

Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

Specification Description
Best use Backpacking
Bulb type LED
Bulb detail High-output LED/2 LEDs/2 red LEDs
Red light mode Yes
Beam type Spot, Flood
Max light output (lumens) 110 lumens
Light output High: 110 / low: 4 lumens
Max beam distance (m) 70 meters
Beam distance High: 70 / low: 9 meters
Brightness levels 2 + dimmer
Strobes 2
Average run time High: 70 / low: 300 hours
Regulated output Yes
Rechargeable Yes
Batteries 3 AAA alkaline or 3 AAA NiMH rechargeable
Material(s) Plastic
Dimensions 2.25 x 2 x 1.5 inches
Weight with batteries 3.5 ounces

Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

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Rated 3.9286/5 based on 28 reviews
Rated 3out of5
by fromSwitch needs more thought I have used this headlight for several years and am mostly happy with it. I go through a set of alkaline batteries every 2 days so take extras. The only complaint I have is the switch is too easy to bump as it is jostled around in your pack. I have arrived at my destination several times with dead batteries because the light got switched on 7 miles ago.
Date published: 2014-10-16
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat light, good battery life I needed a new headlamp for camping and hunting trips. The red light option is great for dark conditions when you don't want to blind yourself or your friends with a bright white beam in your/their eyes. The ability to dim the white light settings is an awesome perk, too. The rechargeable batteries are by far the best I've had in a headlamp, no complaints with them so far (after ~20 recharges, still running strong). There is a newer model coming soon, but this ReVolt is the real deal.
Date published: 2014-08-10
Rated 5out of5
by fromLove this headlamp! Cool design and great quality. I got this when it's on sale. Good deal!
Date published: 2014-09-16
Rated 4out of5
by fromBright Light! Excellent with the alkaline batteries supplied. Haven't gotten a chance to see what the battery life is with the proprietary batteries supplied by BD. Have heard that the proprietary batteries have a very short life.
Date published: 2013-11-14
Rated 3out of5
by fromReVolt Headlamp My only issue I have with this headlamp is that the touch on/off button at the top is too sensitive. When hiking, I have found that it turns itself on in my pack. I now attach it to one of my shoulder straps to avoid it turning on and waisting battery. I would not buy this product again.
Date published: 2013-11-18
Rated 5out of5
by fromSo far the best! There are so many features that you can control the light to your specification. You are in control of the light whatever you want to adjust your settings. This is my favorite product of all products.
Date published: 2013-08-02
Rated 2out of5
by fromMany better lights on the market Made the mistake of falling for the hype of the "Bright, Powerful Beam", problem is, since it isn't power regulated, the extreme brightness is only there when the batteries are brand new. The peak voltage in the batteries only last minutes and from there on the brightness is falling off more and more. The headband is definitely the worst among the four other lights I own, constantly needing to readjust and can't wait to get it off after an hour. Construction & design is not for long term durability, it's made cheaply. Again, among all the lights I own, [Petzl, Princeton Tec, BD], the on/off button is the worst and nearly impossible to find/use with gloves on. I've always loved my Petzl & Princeton Tec headlamps, but figured I'd try something new, taken in by the marketing & myriad bells & whistles. Won't get fooloed again.
Date published: 2012-12-09
Rated 2out of5
by fromNot As Advertised! The promised battery life of 70 hours on Alkaline batteries is a joke. The light output is not regulated, so it starts dimming with 1 hour of use. After 8 to 10 hours the light is so dim that it is not useable in most environments. The packaging makes appear that you 110 lumens for 70 hours. Just not true.
Date published: 2013-02-01

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