Princeton Tec Vor Tec
Price Paid: $30
Good overall headlamp. I have used this for about 4 years. It is still going strong. Built well, it does take 4 AA's so be ready for a little forehead weight. It is ignored if you pull the whole apparatus over a hat.
Light is halogen and bright.
Have worn this in many rainy downpours and night labor jobs.
Now it is an older design, but it works well.
Paired with the Tec 40 light I have a counterpart for parts and things.
Now you'll find them on sale because of the surge of LED lights. Get this one for a good hardcore durable and very waterproof halogen head spot.
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The Vortec offers the highest power to weight ratio of anything in it's class. Harsher, cold weather conditions are no problem for the Vortec; it's configured to provide significant extended burn times using lithium batteries without the need for bulb conversion. The Vortec includes one halogen bulb, one long-burn bulb, and wide and narrow beam reflectors. Illuminates up to 56 m away. Power: 4 W/28 Lumens (4AA). Water resistant. Burn time: 5 hrs (Halogen) or 8 hrs (long-burn). Weight: 8.1 oz.
- Vargo Outdoors
This waterproof Princeton Tec Vortec headlamp is great for mountaineering, canoeing or kayaking. Elastic 3-strap system with soft pad adjusts for a secure, comfortable fit on your head. Comes with 2 different bulbs so you can choose the right bulb for prevailing light conditions. Halogen bulb is brightest; krypton bulb is less bright but has a longer burn time.
Great for mountaineering, canoeing or kayaking, the Princeton Tec Vortec Headlamp is waterproof and comes with 2 different bulbs, bright halogen and long-burning krypton, giving you the right bulb for any conditions you may encounter. An elastic 3-strap system adjusts for a secure, comfortable fit while hiking up or floating down.
- Altrec Outdoors
Free Shipping. Princeton Tec Vortec Headlamp (Spring 2008) The Vortec by Princeton Tec offers the highest power to weight ratio of anything in its class. The front-mounted battery pack eliminates the need for external wiring and evenly distributes weight across your forehead. Harsher, cold weather conditions are no problem for the Vortec; it s configured to provide significant extended burn times using lithium batteries without the need for bulb conversion. The Vortec includes 1 halogen bulb and 1 long burn bulb. Specifications: Power: 4 Watts / 28 Lumens Lamp: 1 Halogen Bulb, 1 Long Burn Bulb Burn Time: 3 Hours / 8 Hours Batteries: 4 AA Alkaline Weight: 228g