Petzl Actik Core 600 Lumen Head Torch

  • £60.00
  • RRP £72.00
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The Petzl Actik® Core is a rechargeable, compact multi-beam head torch with 600 lumens, perfect for most outdoor activities.

The new 600 lumen Petzl Actik Core is a powerful, rechargeable, and easy-to-use headlamp with white and red lighting.
The Actik Core is supplied with a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery which saves money on disposable batteries and is more environmentally friendly.

Casting 600 lumens, Actik Core provides powerful and comfortable lighting to go with you when you're running, trekking, mountaineering or travelling.

Its phosphorescent reflector makes it easy to find in the dark and red lighting keeps you from blinding those around you when you’re with a group.

The Actik Core comes with the CORE rechargeable battery and also works with three standard batteries, thanks to its HYBRID CONCEPT design.

•    Lightweight and powerful: 600 lumens and only 88 g
•    Versatile and comfortable lighting for movement and dynamic activities:
- Wide, uniform beam so you can comfortably see up-close or at your feet
- Mixed beam (flood and focused) allows for proximity and distance vision for movement
- Three white lighting levels: MAX BURN TIME, STANDARD (better power/burn time balance) and MAX POWER
- Continuous red lighting to preserve night vision without blinding those around you, and strobe to signal your location, especially in emergency situations
•    Easy to use:
- Single button for quick and easy selection of brightness or light colour
- Plate allows you to easily orient the lamp in the desired direction
- Battery charge indicator shows the battery level each time lamp is turned on or off
- Rechargeable via the type B micro USB port
- Useful phosphorescent reflector for locating the lamp in the dark
- LOCK function prevents the lamp from turning on during transit or storage
- Detachable, washable headband that is symmetrical for easy adjustment
- Reflective headband to remain visible at night
- Storage pouch allows it to be transformed into a lantern
- HYBRID CONCEPT design: ACTIK® CORE comes with the CORE rechargeable battery and also works with three AAA/LR03 batteries (not included); it automatically detects the energy source and adjusts lighting performance
- Compatible with the HELMET ADAPT and BIKE ADAPT 2 mounts, so you can fix the lamp on a variety of helmet types or a bicycle (1)

(1) WARNING: This lamp is not certified for road use: when used in an area governed by traffic regulations, Petzl lights are not a substitute for required standardized lights.

•    Brightness: 600 lumens (ANSI/PLATO FL 1)
•    Weight: 88 g
•    Beam pattern: Flood or mixed
•    Energy: 1250 mAh CORE rechargeable battery (included)
•    Charging Time: 3 hours
•    Battery compatibility: Alkaline, lithium or Ni-MH rechargeable
•    Certification(s): CE
•    Water tightness rating: IPX4 (weather-resistant)

Lighting performance with rechargeable CORE battery as defined by the ANSI/PLATO FL 1 protocol

Lighting ColourLighting LevelsBrightnessDistanceBurn TimeReserve
WhiteLow level7 lm10 m100 h-
 Standard Level100 lm60 m7 h2 h
 Maximum Output600 lm115 m2 h 
RedContinuous2 lm5 m60 h-
 StrobeVisible at 700 m for 400 h   

Lighting performance with 3 AAA / LR6 batteries as defined by the ANSI/PLATO F1 protocol

Lighting ColourLighting LevelsBrightnessDistanceBurn TimeReserve
WhiteLow level7 lm10 m100 h-
 Standard Level100 lm60 m10 h20 h
 Maximum Output450 lm100 m2 h 
RedContinuous2 lm5 m60 h-
 StrobeVisible at 700 m for 400 h   

Editors Comments:
The Actik Core ticks all the boxes and is currently my favourite head torch.
I hate the feeling of not knowing how discharged my batteries are, but with a rechargeable ‘Core’ battery I can keep my head torch 100% topped up and ready to go.  
It’s supplied with a USB cable which can be connected to a laptop, a mains adapter (not included) or 12volt car socket adapter (not included), so it can be on charge at home, in the office, in the car or even from a solar charger or mobile battery source.
If you’re going on an extended trip and need to use backup sets of batteries, you just remove the ‘Core’ battery and pop in three ‘AAA’ batteries.  You don't need any kind of adapter.  
The ‘Core’ battery is good for 300+ full recharge/discharge cycles, so if you calculate the cost of 300 sets of batteries (three batteries in a set at £0.75each = £675!), then the core suddenly seems extremely good value.  If you add to this the reduced environmental impact, it really makes sense to go rechargeable.
There’s just one button on top, so the function is simple and intuitive and because it's a good sized button you can operate it whilst wearing gloves.
The Actik is compact and lightweight at 88 grams, so the headband has been kept simple. The headband is comfortable, reasonably stable, adjustable, washable, and removable. Replacement bands are available for when it starts to look old and worn out.

The dispersion of light is wide, even and soft edged, so you don’t feel like you’re in a tunnel or a kaleidoscope and the three light settings are appropriate for most outdoor activities, walking, running or by rope.  
The Actik Core has been and will continue to be my preferred 'pocket friendly, every day torch and preferred walking, camping and travelling companion.
Editor: Adam

Guarantee: Lamp Body - 5 years,
Guarantee: CORE rechargeable battery - 2 years or 300 charging cycles
Part Number:
Grey E065AA00
Blue E065AA01
Red E065AA03

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