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NITECORE HC35 2700 Lumen USB Rechargeable Headlamp
NITECORE HC35 2700 Lumen USB Rechargeable 21700 L-Shape Detachable Headlamp Flashlight

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Price: $99.95

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Product Code: FL-NITE-HC35



  • 2700 max lumen quad LED headlamp
  • 90 degree L-shape design easily removable flashlight body to double as work light
  • Included 21700 high performance rechargeable battery
  • Built-in micro USB charging port
  • Magnetic tailcap can snap to metal surfaces
  • Built-in LED battery power indicator

Included in the Box

  • HC35 Headlamp
  • NL2140HP 4000mAh 21700 Rechargeable Battery
  • Spare O-ring
  • Clip
  • Headband
  • Bracket
  • 18650/2xCR123 Battery Adapter
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Lanyard

Next-Gen, High Performance Headlamp

The NITECORE HC35 L-shaped headlamp is the first next generation headlamp to feature a high performance 21700 battery. This powerful battery unleashes the quad LEDs max brightness of 2700 lumens turbo with over 146 yards of beam throw. The quick detach headlamp bracket allows you to easily rotate the flashlight on the headband to illuminate where you need it.

Convenient Battery Options

The NITECORE HC35 comes with a high performance, 4000mAh 21700 li-ion battery that provides up to 1200 hours of uninterrupted operation. It can also run on any >8 high discharge 18650 battery, a pair of CR123, or RCR123 batteries when you use included battery adapter sleeve. With a built-in micro USB charging port, and LED power indicator, the HC35 will not leave you in the dark when paired with a rechargeable battery.

Versatile L-Shape Design

When removed from the bracket the multipurpose, 90 degree design allows the headlamp to double as a handheld flashlight or worklight. Enjoy hands-free illumination with the magnetic tailcap, while the removable pocket clip provides simple carry options.


Maximum Brightness 2700 lumens
Peak Beam Distance 146 yards
Peak Beam Intensity 4500 cd
IP Rating IP68 - 2m submersible
Impact Resistance 1 m
Dimensions L-5.05" x Head Diameter-1.25" x Tube Diameter-1.02"
Weight 4.89 (Bracket and Headband Included)oz


Turbo 2,700 lumens 45 min
High 800 lumens 3 hr
Mid 270 lumens 8 hr 15 min
Low 40 lumens 52 hr
Ultralow 1 lumen 50 days
Strobe 2,700 lumens --
Beacon 2,700 lumens --
SOS 2,700 lumens --

Compatible Power Sources

Learn more about 21700 batteries: 21700 Battery Guide: What You Need to Know

NITECORE NL2140HP, NL2150HP 21700 3.6V Y (Recommended and Rechargeable)
21700 Battery (<8A) NL2150, NL2150R 21700 3.6V/3.7V N (Incompatible)
21700 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (>8A) 21700 3.6V/3.7V Y (Recommended and Rechargeable)
18650 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (>8A) 18650 3.6V/3.7V Y (Compatible and Rechargeable)
Primary Lithium Battery CR123 3V Y (Compatible and Rechargeable)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery RCR123 3.6V/3.7V Y (Compatible and Rechargeable)
18650 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (<8A) 18650 3.6V/3.7V N (Incompatible)
NITECORE HC35 Product Overview
Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 27 Write a review »

Quick Charging 3.0 USB Charger Adapter
Price: $9.99

Quick Charging 3.0 USB Charger Adapter
NITECORE NL2150HP 5000mAh Rechargeable 21700 Battery, High Performance
Price: $28.95

NITECORE NL2150HP 21700 5000mAh Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Amazing Work Light! October 11, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
I purchased the Nitecore HC35 for use primarily as a work light.  I attach it to my shirt to provide greater illumination for reading labels and seeing into dimly lit work spaces.  I have also attached the torch to the included head strap and used it while exercising.  The strobe feature is a great bonus, as it provides tremendous intermittent bursts of light while simultaneously preserving battery power.  Due to its versatility, durability, and outstanding battery life, the HC35 will increasingly become my go to light for many more activities going forward!  The HC35 is my first purchase from Nitecore, but it certainly won't be my last.

By the way, I compared the HC35 to several other L-shaped EDC torches offered by Streamlight and Fenix Lights, two top tier brands.  However, the HC35 unequivocally exceeds all of the key features offered by its competitors.

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5 of 5 on par with surefire products September 26, 2020
Reviewer: Bilbo Baggins the Electrician from Londonderry, NH United States  
I bought this 2.7k lumen headlamp in order to ensure a fellow coworker did not have a brighter one. Needless to say it is working as intended.

As far as I can tell it is slightly less rugged than my Surefire Optimums, though not by much. The clip allows the light to detach into a flashlight which is really cool. The battery is field replaceable unlike the Surefire one. The headband fits a head well and a hard hat not at all. This Nitecore headlamp lacks an IPxx rating while the Surefire was an IPx6 if I remember correctly which is splashing water on it from any direction. The Surefire only goes up to a 1000 lumens but it does it gradually with a rotating dial which is nice though. It is significantly less costly than the Surefire.

Due to the perils of construction work, I accidentally dropped it from a significant height and broke one of the clips. The light itself was unaffected Nitecore sent me another clip after talking to them.

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5 of 5 Heck of a light September 22, 2020
Reviewer: Chase from Greenwell Springs , LA United States  
Bought this light after seeing a friend show it off and it has surpassed everything I have wanted from it! Ease of use is excellent and it’s small size is very convenient! Plus that turbo mode ain’t no joke!

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4 of 5 Very brighr headlamp September 15, 2020
Reviewer: Edward from Houston, TX United States  
The headlamp is very bright and i am impressed with the build qualith and performance of the headlamp.

One thing that i notice was the beam patern was wide.

I wish the headlamp had the feature where I can focus the beam

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5 of 5 As advertised! August 15, 2020
Reviewer: Joshua Friedman from Moyie Springs, ID N.United States  
Amazing headlamp. More than met expectations. Very happy with the prompt delivery as well.

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