Petzl DuoBelt LED 14
The advantages to the Petzl Duo 14 LED headlamp are numerous: A super bright halogen bulb with good burn time and a superb 14 LED light source that offers durability and longevity. The LED lamp has no filaments to break if dropped and the LED automatically goes into survival mode when the battery life reaches a low level providing another 80 hours of usable light.
I thought the brightness of the LED lamp was great; plenty of light to do nightly tasks. The LED can also be regulated manually to three differing levels of brightness to give you choices in brightness versus economy. This lamp has it all--a zoom to focus the bright haolgen lamp to extend the range of light and a safety on the on/off button to avoid mishaps when the light is being stored. The unit is also waterproof to 5 meters.
In my opinion you can't find a more reliable lamp. The only drawback I can find is that it takes a little more effort to attach the belt battery pack; but if you're in a cold environment keeping the batteries under your coat next to your warm body aides in optimal battery performance. The 4 C-cell battery pack is heavier than those double and triple A designs but you don't have to carry extra batteries on most trips and there is a valualbe peace of mind that design. You can also get rechargable batteries from Petzl if desired.
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Free Shipping. Petzl Duobelt LED 14 Headlamp DECENT FEATURES of the Petzl Duobelt LED 14 Headlamp Rugged headlamp Durable construction Waterproof down to -5 meters Worn under clothing, the remote battery pack protects the batteries from the cold, helping to conserve their energy Long burn time Uses four large capacity batteries (C/LR14) Two powerful light sources to choose from, depending on the activity Halogen light for long-range, focused lighting Fourteen LEDs for flood beam proximity lighting, with three lighting modes (maximum, optimum, economic) Constant level of proximity lighting with a long burn time Fourteen regulated LEDs for a constant level of lighting until the batteries are almost discharged Automatically switches to reserve power mode when batteries are almost discharged Comfortable and easy to use Remote battery pack reduces the weight worn on the head to 140 g Adjust able and comfortable elastic headband On/off switch can be locked to prevent accident al operation Light body can be tilted Space for spare halogen bulb in the light body of the headlamp The SPECS of the Petzl Duobelt LED 14 Headlamp Certification: CE Weight: 550 g Weight Worn on Head: 140 g Beam Pattern: Wide or focused Light Quantity: 67 lumens Lighting Distance: Halogen: t = 0: 100 m, t = 0 h 30: 80 m, t = 10 h: 35 m, LEDs: Maximum Mode: t = 0 t = 0 h 30: 34 m -->; 9h30, t = 10 h: 9 m, LEDs: Optimum Mode: t = 0, t = 0 h 30, t = 10 h, t = 30 h: 15 m -->; 210 h Battery Life: Halogen: 11h30, LEDs: Maximum Mode: 294h30, LEDs: Economic Mode: 430 h Constant Lighting: Yes Number of Batteries: 4 Battery Type (included): C/LR14 Water Tightness: IP X8 (waterproof down to -5 meters) Spare halogen bulb included
The Petzl Duobelt LED 14 Headlamp's belt-mounted battery case makes it a great choice for cold-weather use while the combination of one halogen and 14 LED bulbs provide top-notch lighting. Whether you need bright light for close use, like setting up your tent, or long-distance use, like skiing at night, this incredible Petzl headlamp provides all you need. You can wear the battery pack inside your warm clothing to increase batter life in frigid winter conditions. Whether you decide to climb in the Alps or ski in your own range, the Duobelt LED 14 Headlamp helps you see your objectives clearly.
- Backcountry Outlet
The Petzl Duobelt LED 14 Headlamp is a waterproof, hybrid headlamp with 14 LED lights for flood beam proximity lighting, and a halogen bulb for long range, focused lighting. The Duobelt is a great lamp to have in cold weather with its remote battery pack that you can wear under your clothing close to your body, which protects the batteries from the cold, helping to conserve their energy. With 14 LED lights, you won't get a surge of light and then lose your power, because the Duobelt actually regulates a constant level of lighting until the batteries are almost dead, and when they are dying, the Duobelt switches itself to the reserve power mode. Just to ensure you don't get caught in the dark, there is also an option to lock the on/off switch to prevent an accidental switch on.It is waterproof down to -5 meters and is constructed to be one of the most durable headlamps around.