Black Diamond Ion Headlamp 5050-384
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Black Diamond Ion Headlamp


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Super-tiny, the Black Diamond Ion headlamp can scale up to epic size. It has an intuitive 1-button operation that allows you to cycle 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.

  • Single easy to use button cycles through settings.
  • Single high output LED with reflector to focus the beam.
  • Settings: dimming, strobe, red, and lock-out.
  • IPX 8 waterproof rating protects your light against the heaviest of downpours.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Camping and hiking
Light modes

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

5 modes
Beam distance - low 6m
Beam distance - high 38m
Boost mode

Briefly increases the light output to maximum brightness and distance.

Light source
  • 3 LEDs
  • 2 RGB LEDs
Burn time - low 180 h
Burn time - high 6 h
Max light output

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

100 lumens
Beam pattern

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
  • Spot
IPX rating

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.


Rechargeable lights give you hassle-free recharging with almost any power source. Replaceable batteries provide instant power, but you’ll need to bring extra batteries, recycle used ones and buy new ones.

Red light mode Yes
Regulated output

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

Batteries 2 AAA (included)
Flash mode Yes
Made in China