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Nitecore HC30 1000 Lumen Super Bright Compact LED Headlamp
Nitecore HC30 Super Bright Compact LED Headlamp - 1000 Lumen

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Product Code: FL-NITE-HC30

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Equipped with a Cree XM-L2 U2 LED and rated at 1000 lumens, the Nitecore HC30 is a bright yet lightweight headlamp. It can reaches as far as 177 yards in distance while still offering 100 degrees of beam illumination to enable full visibility of surroundings. It is ruggedly built and adjustable with five brightness outputs and three special modes. You can swivel 90 degree upward or downward or detach it from the nylon headband to carry. It is perfect for hiking, climbing, camping, and general outdoor recreation. This is one powerful, compact yet versatile headlamp / flashlight you want to own.

  • LED: CREE XM-L2 U2
  • Battery Run Time (18650)
    • Turbo: 1000 lumens, 1 hour
    • High: 400 lumens, 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Mid: 210 lumens, 7 hours 15 minutes
    • Low: 70 lumens, 15 hours 15 minutes
    • Ultralow: 1 lumen, 330 hours
  • Supported Battery: 1 x 18650, 2 x CR123A
  • Maximum Beam Distance: 177 yards / 162 meters
  • Maximum Beam Intensity: 6600 cd
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 3.86 inches
    • Diameter: .95 inches
  • Weight: 1.42 ounces (40.3 grams) (without battery)
  • Waterproof: IPX-8 standard (submersible up to 2 meters)


  • Detachable light fits in the headlamp or in your pocket
  • Wide-angle lighting offers up to 100 degrees of illumination
  • Light has the ability to swivel up and down 90 degrees
  • Adjustable nylon headbands fits snugly and comfortably
  • Special head switch for quick operation with one hand
  • Compact full-metal body provides incomparable portability
  • Direct access to turbo mode
  • Impact resistant to 1.5 meters
  • Tail-stand capability
  • Integrated "Precision Digital Optics Technology" provides extreme reflector performance
  • Featuring advanced temperature regulation technology to dynamically adjust output performance based on its internal temperature
  • Reverse polarity protection prevents damage from incorrectly inserted batteries
  • Toughened ultra-clear mineral glass with anti-reflective coating
  • Constructed from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy
  • Robust HAIII military grade hard-anodized

Package Contents: Nitecore HC30 Headlamp, switch cover, spare o-ring, clip

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NITECORE Headband for H Series Headlamps (HC30, HC33, HC50, HC60. HC65, HC90, HA20)
Price: $8.95

Nitecore HC60 Headband
Helmet and Hard Hat Mount for HC30 and HC33
Price: $12.99

AHM-02 Helmet Mount
NITECORE Bracket for H Series Headlamps (HC30, HC33, HC50, HC60, or HC65)
Price: $3.99

Nitecore HC60 Bracket

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
June 3, 2019
Reviewer: gary robichaux from Marksville, LA United States  
no problems with order.  item as shown, delivery was timely.  Own many nitecore products

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Product review March 3, 2019
Reviewer: Adam Dykes from Florida Panhandle  
The shipping time wasnt very long. The product is excellent. Best headlight i have ever owned.as soon as i can afford to i will order another for a back up and also a handheld light , maybe the MH-12. Ive owned a few Surefire flashlights which are garbage........ive owned a dozen expensive streamlights over the last 10 years......along with to many other cheaper lights to even recall....such as Coast, Coleman, Ozark Trail, Energizer, Rayovac, Maglight, Pelican, Craftsman.......the list goes on and on. As far as quaility goes the nitecore are one of the very best. They are also among the brightest.

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January 28, 2019
Reviewer: Kimberly Pohlmann from Bodega, CA United States  

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Cool little light December 2, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from NE PA  
Havent had a ton of time to test. First impression , great headband. Really cool lightweight flash light. Now as far as the light goes. You have to get use to indexing the button. I stick to same brands for this reason and i am outside of the brand with this one. So give it time.  Brightness is great.Probably use med. And low modes the most. Now the operation of the modes needs to be simplified! I have to think before i operate to but it bluntly. My only minor issue and less then 1/2 a star but its not a option for 4 1/2 stars is the mounting area. Great idea just not executed 100% . its a very soft flexible rubbish material. Kinda wish it was a tad stiffer..or maybe a snug clip like base that hugs the body with a plastic backing plate..Other models have it so not unthinkable. But i would buy this item again. I now i know its place in my use of my gear.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Super durable November 10, 2018
Reviewer: Kevin from Troy,MI  
I’m an auto mechanic and I’ve worn this headlamp everyday almost constantly for over a year now without any issues whatsoever other than having worn out the headband due to sweat and grease. I love how the light rotates to any angle allowing me to see from different positions. I use brightness level 2 which is adequate for all repair tasks and gives excellent battery life without excessive heat. I’m very happy to be able to purchase a replacement headband. I would’ve ordered the bracket also had I known it was available just because mine is slightly weakened from oil/grease but still works fine.

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