Petzl TacTikka

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This is a good, bright headlamp. I like the adjustability…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $35


This is a good, bright headlamp.


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I like the adjustability from bright to medium to dim to flashing. The red lens is good for moving around in the tent without waking others.  The red lens flips down over the LED lights. The brightest setting is too bright for my eyes for reading but is great lighting up the forest while walking around in the dark. The dim setting is better for my eyes for reading.


I used it in Iraq and will never venture into the…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $44

I used it in Iraq and will never venture into the field without it. It's got good output in both white and red light, it's light enough that you don't know it's there, and small enough to carry in a pocket. The band will fit over a helmet for tactical/high angle work and it's almost indestructable.

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Manufacturer's Description

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Petzl Tactikka HeadlampThe Petzl Tactikka Headlamp is a versatile safety-rated LED headlamp with a wide lighting pattern and is designed for close range work. The Tactikka runs on AAA batteries and is safe for use in hazardous environments when using alkaline batteries. The robust twist switch is easy to use even when wearing gloves. It is a hand free for work: may be worn on the head with the headband that is easily detached for washing, mounted on a helmet, or placed on the ground. The Tactikka headlamp is compact and lightweight and comes equipped with a red flip filter which provides discreet lighting. With three LEDs and a single lighting mode, it is simple to use and provides powerful lighting with ample burn time Its beam can be aimed in the desired direction, for example to check equipment. The Petzl Tactikka Headlamp has an easy transition between red and white lighting with flip filter. The Led and batteries are in a single compartment very practical.

- SunnySports

Designed for activities where discretion is key (hunting, fishing, nature watching, etc.), the Petzl TacTikka +RGB headlamp offers mixed beam white light as well as red, green, and blue light while Constant Lighting technology ensures you always have the perfect amount of light for the activity at hand.


The TACTIKKA + headlamp is designed for activities where stealth is key: hunting, fishing, nature watching... Its mixed beam (wide base with focused component) is adapted for proximity lighting and movement. Red lighting for stealth when necessary. CONSTANT LIGHTING technology: brightness does not decrease gradually as the batteries are drained. Maximum brightness is 110 lumens, with a range of 50 meters. Boost mode allows temporary access to a brightness of 140 lumens (60 meters).

- Rocky Mountain Trail

Petzl Tactikka Headlamp - The Tactikka headlamp by Petzl is compact and lightweight lighting solution.With three LEDs and a single lighting level, the Tactikka is simple to use and provides powerful lighting with ample burn time. To preserve night vision, simply flip the red filter into place. The Tactikka's beam can be aimed in the desired direction, and the elastic headband is easy to adjust. The Petzl Tactikka is a versatile, powerful headlamp.

- Outdoorplay