Black Diamond Spot Review-Update
Review Update: After using the Black Diamond headlamp in training and in an event we gave the unit a solid thumbs up. Battery life has been awesome. It survived an 18 hour event with water and sand along with taking a beating. This headlamp has earned its battle stripes!
Here is a bit of information on a Black Diamond Headlamp we will be reviewing. We will get a review back to you in a couple of weeks.
The most popular headlamp for everything from pre-work dawn patrols to late-night rappels after a long day, the Black Diamond Spot Headlamp now features 200 lumens of power in a waterproof package. Featuring PowerTap Technology, easy on-the-fly brightness adjustments are literally at the tip of your fingers. At first touch, the proximity light is illuminated, eliminating the headlamp shuffle when transitioning from camp tasks to low-light activities. With a handy lock mode, the Spot is safe from accidental battery drain while in your pack or pocket.
One TriplePower LED, one SinglePower white LED and one SinglePower red LED emits 200 lumens (max setting)
PowerTap Technology allows fast and simple transitioning between full and dimmed power in order to instantly increase illumination in distance or proximity modes
Red night-vision mode has proximity and strobe settings, and activates without cycling through the white mode
Sleek, low profile design uses three AAA batteries and three-level power meter shows remaining battery life for three seconds after switching on headlamp
Settings include: full strength in proximity and distance modes, dimming, strobe, red night vision and lock mode
Protected against water immersion down to 1 m (3.3 ft) for 30 minutes (IPX 8)
Lumens : 200
Weight With Batteries : 90 g (3.2 oz)
Max Distances :
[TriplePower LED] 80 m
[SinglePower LEDs] 10 m
Max Burn Time :
[TriplePower LED] 200 hours
[SinglePower LEDs] 80 hours
IPX Rating : 8
LED Type : 1 TriplePower, 2 SinglePower (1 white, 1 red)
Batteries : 3 AAA (included)