/ New Head Torch
I'm looking for a new head torch (must be multi purpose) any ideas? also under £100 if possible!
My main torch is a Petzl Myo rxp (original one) which has suited my limited needs for walking very well.
LED Lenser RX7.
VERY bright (much more so than my previous Tikka plus), variable width beam, rechargeable. Some folk question connections longevity but so far no probs with mine over past year.
Should read H7R
My only "complaint" with the Myo is the turned down end to the diffuser, when in the down position, it appears lit up due to refraction within and I find it irriating in the dark to have a spot of light just above my eyes - only noticable where I like to positon the torch on my forehead as if pushed up further it is out of the line of vision! I have over come this by painting the small end black! Otherwise great torch for what I want.
I believe the newest version has an output of some 210 lumens?
LED Lenser H7R is very bright but I've heard there are issues with the hinge (it gets loose so beam begins to drop) and apparently it's not particularly waterproof.
I'd try and find one that offers regulated (constant) light if you can. I've got a Petzl Tikka XP2 with a rechargeable core battery, which is great (i.e. gives a regulated beam). Not the brightest but great design and very light, plus you can charge it from USB. If you were willingt o spend a bit more (£135) then the Petzl Nao is definitely the one to go for. Bit of a game changer, that one.
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