Princeton Tec HelixBackcountry Lantern 5052-478

Princeton Tec HelixBackcountry Lantern


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This compact LED lantern emits red or white light that can be dimmed to aid the effect of ghost stories or brightened to make sure that card game is played fairly. Use it with the globe on for pleasant ambient light around the campsite, or remove the globe for direct light to see close-up tasks.

  • Dimmable red and white LEDs.
  • Simple swipe operation lets you set the right amount of white, or red, light.
  • Removable globe for more direct lighting.
  • IPX4 waterproofing means the light keeps shining even when Mother Nature has other ideas.
  • Collapsible legs and globe both feature hanging points for multiple placement options.
  • Folding legs also allow you to aim the light.
  • Compact 12cm height is easy to fit almost anywhere.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Camping and hiking
Burn time 8-24 h
Max light output

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

150 lumens
Packed height

Height of a lantern while closed and not in use. The height does not include the canister for LPG lanterns.

Glass globe No
Uses mantels No

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.

Batteries 3 AAA (included)
Red light mode Yes
Regulated output

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

Made in USA