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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Not bad, but hinge broke within 1 year

    posted by finkie5 on 08/15/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    -Decent light output -It has several modes that can be switched with the button on the light -Worked as expected -Being able to adjust the light level -Fairly small and light weight -The headband is adjustable
    Cons:
    -The output could be brighter, but for the price it is decent enough -The hinge on mine broke after about a year, it is still u...
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    • Overall Rating: 2
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 1
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    Not usable

    posted by nedk0 on 10/04/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    + nice warm light. + works on AA batteries. + build quality of the main body not bad. not very good, but not bad.
    Cons:
    - every time you move your head it just leaps forward. its mechanism that is supposed to keep it still is _very_ weak. - the do...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very good headlight

    posted by jiggajigga on 05/01/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - very bright luxeon LED, - comfortable to wear, -adjustable head strap, - Three mode light operation, - lightweight, - focussed beam, - good quality product, - Adjustable beam angle, - you can see the spot at more than 100 meter away (328 feet)
    Cons:
    - I didn't find a utility for the red blinking mode, - no more cons.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great head torch

    posted by pangit99 on 10/12/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Bright light, comfortable to wear, lightweight, good quality and reliable. Adjustable beam angle very useful.
    Cons:
    Second brightness level is not noticeably different to the first (which is bright enough) and flashing red LED mode seems total...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    POWERFUL!

    posted by mikroos on 11/03/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - Amazingly bright, noticably brighter than a 1W lamp - Can be securely attached to a helmet using zip-ties - Headstraps (comfy ones!!!) can be reversibly detached but if you attach them, they are solid and reliable - Full regulation of both the headstra...
    Cons:
    - The plate to which the lamp is attached could be smaller (not a serious flaw, however) - I'm not sure about build quality - ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    3W Cree LED Headlamp, sku 997

    posted by toothtrap on 02/07/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    This is a really good headlamp. It is comfortable to wear, and well balanced. It shines a bright focused beam of white light, instead of those silly multi-LED lights. I owned one of the first LED headlights, maybe 10 years ago put out by Brinkmann. This hea...
    Cons:
    I haven't found any yet.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    3w cree LED Headlamp

    posted by eimantas on 10/27/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - easy to adjust the head strap to comfortably fit your head size. -its bright. -has good packaging. -very useful in night time when you go mountain climbing or rope jumping. -useful in dark places like basements.
    Cons:
    -would be cool if the batieries was inculed with this headlamp. -there is no cons does what it has to do.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nicely made bright headlamp

    posted by howhardcanitbe on 10/03/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Novice (still getting used to it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - easy to adjust the head strap to comfortably fit your head size - bright - can adjust direction of light from what you are looking at to what you are working on with your hands - compact, so it won't obstruct your way if you are going through tight areas ...
    Cons:
    - did not see any difference between 1w and 3w settings - dark spot in center of light - you can actually adjust the direction ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great Headlamp

    posted by mike17l on 05/28/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Novice (still getting used to it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Not a CREE emitter, emitter was Luxon, but still bright and better than the old incan Rayovac headlamps I had.
    Cons:
    Not CREE, emitter was Luxon, red flashing leds are basically useless
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Very Good Headlight

    posted by predator46 on 04/18/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Very nice headlight, extremely bright, my came with luxeon led not cree but still good light for the price. has two intensities and two bright red led that can be useful if you are hunting at night and other people can see you.
    Cons:
    battery cap is not very tight but does not come off easily. does not have strobe or fhashing of main light. does not ...
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