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Recent Headlamp Reviews

ZebraLight H502r Red AA Flood Headlamp

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This niche headlamp / flashlight is best used for preserving night vision or for light sensitive operations such as for astronomy, in the dark room, maybe tactical operations, as it has only a single red led. It is a flood style lamp, so there is no focused beam, it will only illuminate things in close quarters, enough for around camp but no more. While this lamp is a high quality product, I would not recommend it for most people due to how short the range is, enough for around camp, but no more. Full review

Princeton Tec Byte

rated 0.5 of 5 stars I purchased the light at Cabelas and agree with the problems everyone else has. The button is hard to push. We were working on a construction job close by and purchased it for that reason because I needed one that evening. I liked the size to wear on my hard hat. I used it two times and the button pushed in when I tried to turn it on. I know it is intended to be used for many other purposes, but if it doesn't work in construction then where will it hold up? I liked the size of the light with the… Full review

Princeton Tec Sync

rated 4 of 5 stars For the low price, this is an excellent basic headlamp, with several lighting options including red. Not as powerful as some other options, but fits the bill for normal use around camp. After years of dabbling with headlamps by borrowing from friends or trying them out in the store I finally decided to "switch" from a flashlight/headband combo to a headlamp. Bought the Sync for $30 but really paid nothing as it was just the leftover on my dividend from a large outdoor supplier. The lamp is a basic… Full review

Princeton Tec Fuel

rated 1 of 5 stars Plastic cracked after three uses in normal conditions. I used this on only three trips. Then when I went on a 100-mile hike in Kenya the housing on this headlamp cracked, leaving me to camp, pack, unpack, eat, etc... with one hand (or my mouth) holding the lamp. I am back now, and looking for a new headlamp which will NOT be Princeton Tec. It was good enough when I could wear it, but if I needed a handheld flashlight I'm sure I could do better. Full review

Black Diamond Spot

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent product. Best in terms of price/performance ratio. Good for camping. I highly recommend this headlamp Excellent product. Best in terms of price/performance ratio. Uses three most widely used AAA batteries. These batteries can be found everywhere. But anyway you will not need to carry spare batteries for multi day trips, because consumption is so low that it will last forever.  I used it heavily for 4 days, I used almost all modes and intensively used on max setting and battery indicator… Full review

Black Diamond Spot

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Lasted over five continuous hours outside at -25°F during my most extreme test. Adjustable brightness white light, but doesn't remember the light level when you turn it off. Has red light function too (non-adjustable brightness). Locks for travel so you don't accidentally turn it on. Love this headlamp for night cross-country skiing in Alaska! In a place without light pollution, this light often feels too bright on anything but the lowest setting. Makes me happy because I know I have tons of extra… Full review

Princeton Tec Byte

rated 3 of 5 stars This headlamp was good on batteries and packed up small, pretty bright for my vision and easy to turn on and off. It lasted maybe 3 years but now it won't turn on and I see that this is not unusual for the PTec Byte. Could see maybe 20 feet in clear conditions. Beam was not adjustable and somewhat narrow width.  Full brightness would last a few days. I used rechargeable batteries with mine. Easy to use, just a single button for 3 modes. Construction looked durable but it just stopped working,… Full review

Black Diamond Icon

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great, rugged light. Lasts for 100's of hours on high-med diffuse beam using rechargeable batteries (longer on lithiums of course). I've had good luck with Black Diamond headlamps. I bought the Gemini back around 2002 and that lasted almost 10 years before the battery case finally cracked enough to let rain in... I've had the Icon since around 2012 and it still looks pretty new. It gets almost nightly use while I go feed my livestock. I've used it on weeknight hikes in the pouring rain without any… Full review

Petzl Tikka R+

rated 5 of 5 stars The Petzl Tikka R+ is a high-end yet affordable headlamp option, ideal for the night crawler. It's rechargeable lithium-ion powered, reactive high output LED beam will ensure safe passage on the trail after the sun goes down. The weight and balance of the R+ is supported by a super comfortable easy adjust elastic band. While not exactly sleek, the headlamp is not cumbersome, and would surely satisfy outdoor enthusiast illumination needs on the trail. The Tikka R+ is best used for trail use. While… Full review

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