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  • Four LED bulbs operate in high, medium, low and flashing modes; suitable for use around a campsite or for signaling from a distance
  • LEDs output 60 lumens and throw a wide beam of light more than 35m on high
  • Colored interchangeable lens covers offer illumination for specific nighttime activities
  • Red lens helps preserve night vision while providing bright illumination
  • Green lens increases safety while hunting, making you more visible to other hunters
  • Single strap fits easily over caps and lets you read in comfort in your sleeping bag without a battery pack pressing against the back of your head
  • Single switch atop the headlamp is easily located and operated; pivoting headlamp lets you point the beam where you prefer
  • Features a low-battery indicator; LED bulbs last seemingly forever
  • Waterproof to 1m
  • Operates on three AAA batteries, included

Made in USA.

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Specs

Best Use Camping
Bulb Type LED
Bulb Detail 4 LEDs
Red Light Mode Yes
Beam Type Flood
Max Light Output (Lumens) 60 lumens
Light Output High: 60 / low: unavailable lumens
Max Beam Distance (m) 35 meters
Beam Distance High: 35 / low: 14 meters
Brightness Levels 3
Strobes 1
Average Run Time High: 1 hr. / low: 31 hrs
Regulated Output Yes
Rechargeable No
Batteries 3 AAA
Dimensions 2.5 x 2 x 1.5
Weight With Batteries 3 ounces
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best headlamp I've ever owned I bought this headlamp a number of years ago and it's only just stopped working on me after heavy and consistent use in all weather and seasons. I definitely plan on getting another one. The battery life is long, it's durable and weatherproof (I've used it in total downpours, of which the ONLY positive experiece was having a good headlamp so I could finish my work quickly), and I've never had a headlamp last as long as this one has. If you are outside at night or overnight for work or recreation on a consistent basis, or even daily, I would highly highly recommend getting this headlamp.
Date published: 2014-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from versatile light In my experience red is too dark for decent night vision and, if you are dealing with blood, renders blood invisible. The green filter on this light is just about right, and the filter slides up and down so you can have blinding white light in an instant if you want it. The first lighting option is the lowest setting, which is the one I use almost exclusively, so I don't have to toggle through too much light to get to my preferred setting. This headlamp is simple, functional and reliable. Everything you need and nothing you don't.
Date published: 2013-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My go to light I have had this little guy for a few years now and it is still the light I grab when I head out anywhere I expect to be after dark. I choose it first because it has a red filter (among other colors) that flips up so I never have to cycle through bright white light to get to it (just make sure the cover is up before switching on as it can be pushed down). I used this daily on missions to protect my night vision and back on my blackout FOB (meaning no white lights visible outside after dark)in Afghanistan last year and was amazed it held up so well and the batteries lasted so long. I never needed to turn it up much beyond low. I still use it when my hands are full flipping burgers or working on the car. A little tip since it can be a bit clunky in your pocket, when you get to camp throw it on like a necklace and it will be there for you later when it gets dark.
Date published: 2013-02-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product The variable beam adjustments are great. One of the four will work for what you're doing, otherwise you shouldn't be doing it in the dark. It has an adjustable snug fit that wobbles only little while moving around since there's only the headband. However, after a while (about 30 min) the plastic backing gets a little annoying on the forehead. I found a backwards hat eliminates this but you lose stability.
Date published: 2009-07-14
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Do the colored lenses store inside the headlamp or do you have to keep up with them separately and slide one in based upon what you need? I can't tell from the description if you can toggle through the lens colors or if you have to slide them in manually

Asked by: unc9699
The colored lenses are switched out manually. A lens holder is included with the headlamp when you purchase it.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-06-14

Are there other colors of headbands available? I was interested in a tan color

Asked by: Equip Mom
We only have this one in a black band. Here is another one that might work for you: http://www.rei.com/product/866955/petzl-tactikka-plus-headlamp
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

I see that you have to manually insert a lens cover, but is it then possible to leave that particular cover in the lamp and just slide it down?

Asked by: spirit4earth
Yes, the colored lens can be left in place and slid down when needed.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-03-16
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best headlamp I've ever owned I bought this headlamp a number of years ago and it's only just stopped working on me after heavy and consistent use in all weather and seasons. I definitely plan on getting another one. The battery life is long, it's durable and weatherproof (I've used it in total downpours, of which the ONLY positive experiece was having a good headlamp so I could finish my work quickly), and I've never had a headlamp last as long as this one has. If you are outside at night or overnight for work or recreation on a consistent basis, or even daily, I would highly highly recommend getting this headlamp.
Date published: 2014-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from versatile light In my experience red is too dark for decent night vision and, if you are dealing with blood, renders blood invisible. The green filter on this light is just about right, and the filter slides up and down so you can have blinding white light in an instant if you want it. The first lighting option is the lowest setting, which is the one I use almost exclusively, so I don't have to toggle through too much light to get to my preferred setting. This headlamp is simple, functional and reliable. Everything you need and nothing you don't.
Date published: 2013-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My go to light I have had this little guy for a few years now and it is still the light I grab when I head out anywhere I expect to be after dark. I choose it first because it has a red filter (among other colors) that flips up so I never have to cycle through bright white light to get to it (just make sure the cover is up before switching on as it can be pushed down). I used this daily on missions to protect my night vision and back on my blackout FOB (meaning no white lights visible outside after dark)in Afghanistan last year and was amazed it held up so well and the batteries lasted so long. I never needed to turn it up much beyond low. I still use it when my hands are full flipping burgers or working on the car. A little tip since it can be a bit clunky in your pocket, when you get to camp throw it on like a necklace and it will be there for you later when it gets dark.
Date published: 2013-02-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product The variable beam adjustments are great. One of the four will work for what you're doing, otherwise you shouldn't be doing it in the dark. It has an adjustable snug fit that wobbles only little while moving around since there's only the headband. However, after a while (about 30 min) the plastic backing gets a little annoying on the forehead. I found a backwards hat eliminates this but you lose stability.
Date published: 2009-07-14
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Questions & Answers

Do the colored lenses store inside the headlamp or do you have to keep up with them separately and slide one in based upon what you need? I can't tell from the description if you can toggle through the lens colors or if you have to slide them in manually

Asked by: unc9699
The colored lenses are switched out manually. A lens holder is included with the headlamp when you purchase it.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-06-14

Are there other colors of headbands available? I was interested in a tan color

Asked by: Equip Mom
We only have this one in a black band. Here is another one that might work for you: http://www.rei.com/product/866955/petzl-tactikka-plus-headlamp
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

I see that you have to manually insert a lens cover, but is it then possible to leave that particular cover in the lamp and just slide it down?

Asked by: spirit4earth
Yes, the colored lens can be left in place and slid down when needed.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-03-16
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