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The little rubberised cover for the charging port is a little annoying (and my daughter already ripped it off her old unit - I knew better than to ask how). However, there is no competition on the market for these features at this price. I love the strong red light that allows safe walking at night. I love the full spectrum lighting for reading and camp chores (simply perfect). I like the strong light if needed and the looooooooooong battery life. I could imagine improvements - but show me first the "perfect product". This works solidly enough to give me the confidence to purchase three new units so that everyone in the family has one. I also gifted two so far, and would probably do it again if appropriate. I am a fan and highly recommend this product.
Exactly what you need in an outdoor / work headlamp. Bright enough, light weight enough for camping / backpacking etc. Charge lasts long enough to get you though the night. The red LED light is perfect for maintaining your night vision. Headband is high quality. Easy to use lock out function.
Highly recommend this product. Mine weighed in at 100g
I've been using this for the past month to walk my dog at night in the rain, and its great. Super bright, recharges quickly, well built. So far not affected by the rain. I wish the headband was just as good, but its not. Its very uncomfortable, more uncomfortable than the headband of my old headlamp I picked up for $10 at Lee Valley. It relies on being tight to stay put, it does not fit well if you want to put it over a hat, and after an hour walk my head is sore. For the price, they really should design something a lot better. I will be replacing it with another headband not made by Nitecore.