Super-tiny, the Black Diamond Ion headlamp can scale up to epic size. It has a new, cool, touch-operated switch that allows you to swipe through high, low, dim and red settings, It also has a lock-out feature to prevent it being inadvertently switched on. The dimming setting lets you tune the lighting level and save power. The red light lets you exit the tent without startling everyone awake.
- Touch sensitive switch (but not with gloves) swipes through settings.
- Single high output LED with reflector to focus the beam.
- Settings: spot, flood, dimming, strobe, red, and lock-out.
- IPX 4 waterproof rating protects against sprayed or splashed water from any angle.
The number of lighting levels/modes the light has (i.e., low, med, high, flash).
|Beam distance - low||3m|
|Beam distance - high||38m|
Briefly increases the light output to maximum brightness and distance.
|Light source||1 superbright LED + 1 red LED|
|Burn time - low||200 h|
|Burn time - high||9 h|
Max light output
The total quantity of light emitted in every direction from a source of light; measured in lumens.
Beam pattern affects how much you can see within the area of light thrown from the headlamp. Wide beams are good for close-up; spot or focussed beams are good for long range visibility.
|Wide and spot|
Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.
|Power supply||Replaceable batteries|
|Emits red light||Yes|
On regulated lights brightness is consistent, and does not decrease gradually as the batteries are drained.
|Batteries||2 AAA (included)|