Electronics and Headlamps

Knog Bilby 400 Rechargeable Headlamp Review

Knog Bilby 400 Headlamp Review

Weighing at 3.17 oz, the Knog Bilby is a 400-lumen rechargeable LED headlamp ($60) with red and white lightning modes including a spot, wide-angle, red, and special reading mode. Ideal for hiking and trail running, it comes with a comfortable bounce-free silicone headband and has an integrated USB plug that …

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Knog Quokka Rechargeable Headlamp Review

Knog Quokka Rechargeable Headlamp

Weighing in at just 1.73 oz, the Knog Quokka is a unique looking rechargeable LED headlamp ($25) with red and white lightning modes including a spot and wide beam. Ideal for camping and backpacking, it’s comes with a simple and comfortable silicone headband and has an integrated USB plug that …

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Biolite Headlamp 330 Review

The BioLite Headlamp 330 is a micro-USB rechargeable LED headlamp with a remote battery pack that’s good for hiking, trail running, and camping. Weighing 2.4 oz, it has white and red modes, flood and spot modes, a dimmer, battery meter, and digital lock to prevent accidental discharge when carried in …

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Biolite 200 HeadLamp Review

Biolite Headlamp 200 Review

The BioLite Headlamp 200 is a micro-USB rechargeable LED headlamp that’s good for hiking, trail running, and camping. Weighing 1.75 oz, it has white and red modes, flood and spot modes, a dimmer, battery meter, and digital lock to prevent accidental discharge when carried in a backpack or waist pack. …

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Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp Review

Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp Review

The Black Diamond ReVolt is a fully featured rechargeable headlamp that can also be run using regular lithium-ion or alkaline AAA batteries. So-called dual-mode headlamps provide users with a way to ease into the rechargeable headlamp paradigm, which requires carrying a USB-compatible power pack. They also provide a good shit-hits-the-fan fallback …

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Petzl Bindi Rechargeable Headlamp Review

Petzl Bindi Headlamp Review

The Petzl Bindi is a lightweight, but powerful rechargeable headlamp that weighs 1.2 oz (35 g). With a light output of 200 lumens, it’s perfect for backpacking, hiking, camping or trail running, with white and red light modes. The Bindi has a built-in battery and a micro-USB recharging port with …

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Nitecore NU20 Rechargeable Headlamp Review

The Nitecore NU20 headlamp is rechargeable and 4 different intensity settings ranging from 1 lumen to 360 lumens at full power

The Nitecore NU20 is very bright, lightweight rechargeable headlamp that’s ideal for backpacking and hiking. Weighing just 1.66 ounces, including a comfortable head strap, it has 4 brightness levels, ranging from 1 lumen to 360 lumens on full power, in addition to two special modes: a flashing SOS and a …

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Nitecore NU32 Rechargeable Headlamp Review

Nitecore NU32 Headlamp Review

The Nitecore NU32 is a high powered (max 550 lumens) rechargeable headlamp with white and red lightning modes. It has two control buttons and fairly straightforward control logic, that cycles through its different options so you can actually remember how to use it in the field. But the feature I …

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Black Diamond Icon Headlamp

Black Diamond Icon Headlamp

I upgraded my primary headlamp this winter to the new, redesigned Black Diamond Icon headlamp which throws out a beefy 200 lumens of light with a burn time of 75 hours on a high setting and 175 hours on low. I do a lot of hiking and cooking in the …

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Nitecore NU10 Rechargeable Headlamp Review

Nitecore NU10 Headlamp Review

The Nitecore NU10 is a lightweight rechargeable headlamp fitted with five LEDS including white and red lighting modes. With a maximum light output of 160 lumens, it’s designed to throw a wide 170 degree beam of light, making it ideal for nighttime activities where enhanced peripheral vision is necessary. A …

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