Garmin Varia Smart Headlight 5045-583

Garmin Varia Smart Headlight

See available Front bike lights


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This smart headlight can communicate with light sensing Edge cycle computers, like the Edge 1000 to turn on and adjust brightness in response to changing light conditions. When paired with an Edge, it can also adjust its beam to your speed, projecting farther or nearer as you need it. Without being paired with an Edge, it still function as a head light, but won't respond automatically to light or speed.

  • Integrates with compatible Edge cycling computers.
  • Dimensions are 4.8 x 9.2 x 4.0cm.
  • High, low and auto modes.
  • Battery life (high mode) is 2.5 hours.
  • Charge time is 6 hours.
  • Communicates with the Garmin Varia using ANT and ANT+.
  • Includes Varia headlight, universal out-front mount, micro USB cable and manual.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Road cycling
  • Cycle commuting
  • Cycle touring
Included mounts
  • Handlebar mount
  • Horizontal mount

Most Canadian municipalities require a white front light and a red rear light.

Lighting levels

The number of lighting levels/modes the light has (i.e., low, med, high, flash).

3 modes
Boost mode

Briefly increases the light output to maximum brightness and distance.

Light source 1 LED
Burn Time - steady 2.5 h
Max light output

The total quantity of light emitted in every direction from a source of light; measured in lumens.

600 lumens
Charge time

The amount of time it takes to fully charge the battery. Applies to lithium and NiMH type batteries. Does not apply to rechargeable or non-rechargeable AA or AAA batteries.

6 h
Power supply USB charger
Helmet attachment

Includes a bracket or mounting system that attaches to most bike helmets.

Emits red light No
Regulated output

On regulated lights brightness is consistent, and does not decrease gradually as the batteries are drained.

Batteries Rechargeable battery pack (non-removable)
Flash mode No
Made in Taiwan