Win Petzl Headtorches Including A CORE Battery (8 prizes) Winners

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The answers to the questions are:

1. Which Petzl Headlamps can be fitted with a CORE battery?

The CORE rechargeable battery is compatible with the entire range of TIKKA2 - ZIPKA2 headlamps: TIKKINA2, TIKKA2 , TIKKA PLUS2, ZIPKA PLUS2, TIKKA XP2.

2. Approximately how many AAA batteries will a single CORE battery replace?



Sicoke of Nethy Bridge, Big Bad Bob of Birmingham, Paul Prozesky of London, Emma Harrington of Chatham, Stephen Timmins of Buxton, Stuart Thirsk of Stockport, Ash Sayers of East Sussex and danp of Bristol.

You will all receive a Petzl CORE head torch.

Thank you to everyone for entering.

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What Is Petzl CORE?

Petzl Zipka with the CORE battery
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With the Petzl CORE you can:
  • Reduce your environmental impact
  • Save money when used to replace AAA batteries
  • Have easy charging via universal USB
  • Customized performance with OS by Petzl software


The new rechargeable CORE battery is designed for the TIKKA2 - ZIPKA2 line of headlamps. This battery is easily inserted into the headlamp in a few seconds in the place of the three LR03/AAA batteries. It offers an advantage over standard batteries for frequent or intensive headlamp use. It is more economical to use - it pays for itself after four sets of alkaline batteries. The Lithium Ion Polymer technology guarantees a long lifetime. The CORE battery makes an efficient contribution to limiting toxic waste in the environment.


Designed to fit the new TIKKA2 - ZIPKA2
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Designed to fit the new TIKKA2 - ZIPKA2 line of headlamps, the CORE battery is easily inserted in a few seconds.

Recharges via USB almost anywhere
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A standard USB connection allows the CORE battery to be recharged almost anywhere: from a wall plug, a car's cigarette lighter/12V outlet, a solar panel, a portable energy source, a computer, etc.

The Precision battery indicator
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LED battery charge indicator shows the precise energy level remaining in the CORE battery.

OS by Petzl software

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With OS by Petzl software, the CORE battery opens new doors: the OS by Petzl software can simply be installed in your computer and the headlamp connected to it.

It then becomes possible to adjust, in a very intuitive way and with only a few clicks, the battery life of the headlamp or the lighting level (maximum or economic mode) according to your needs.

Discover OS by Petzl, a free download

Compatibility with all TIKKA2 and ZIPKA2 headlamps

The CORE rechargeable battery is compatible with the entire range of Petzl TIKKA2 - ZIPKA2 headlamps:

Compatible with Tikkina2, Tikka2, Zipka2, Tikka Plus2, Zipka Plus2, Tikka XP2
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COMPETITION - Win Petzl Headtorches Including A CORE Battery

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15 Feb, 2012
I'm confused... At the top of the article, and in the title of this thread it says "8 prizes", but there are only 7 winners' names listed in the article: "Sicoke of Nethy Bridge, Big Bad Bob of Birmingham, Paul Prozesky of London, Emma Harrington of Chatham, Stephen Timmins of Buxton, Stuart Thirsk of Stockport and danp of Bristol." Who is the 8th winner?
16 Feb, 2012
Ash Sayers of East Sussex.
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