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Nitecore HC65 1000 Lumen USB Rechargeable Headlamp, with Red light and High CRI Light
NITECORE HC65 1000 Lumen White/Red/High CRI USB Rechargeable Headlamp

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Price: $74.95

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Product Code: FL-NITE-HC65

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NITECORE HC65 Headlamp

The NITECORE HC65 USB rechargeable headlamp adds even more power to the popular HC60 headlamp by adding secondary red & high CRI LEDs. Equipped with a primary CREE XM-L2 US LED, users will enjoy a 1000 lumen wide-angle output beam capable of a 120 yard throw useful for mid-range illumination activities like hiking, biking and camping. A high CRI auxiliary white light renders colors more like sunlight and can be used for an upclose flood of light when reading or working while an auxiliary red light helps users preserve night vision in dark environments.

A single push button switch located on the side of the unit provides easy one-handed operation to seven brightness levels and four special modes. A built-in power indicator allows users to check battery levels anywhere. While the included 18650 battery, built-in micro-USB charging port and charging cable provides a complete recharging system when connected to any USB power source, making this headlamp perfect for travel and long excursions. Durable metal construction and an IPX8 waterproof rating ensures the headlamp can withstand indoor/outdoor elements and is ready for your next adventure!

NITECORE HC65 Specifications

  • Light Sources: CREE XM-L2 U2 LED (Primary), High CRI White LED (Auxiliary Light), Red LED (Auxiliary Light)
  • Battery Type Supported: 1x 18650, 2x CR123A, or 2x RCR123
  • Peak Beam Distance: 120yds (110m)
  • Peak Beam Intensity: 3000cd
  • Brightness Outputs:
    • Turbo: 1000 lumen / 1h
    • High: 550 lumen / 2h 45min
    • Med: 280 lumen / 4h 45min
    • Low: 80 lumen / 16h
    • Ultralow: 1 lumen / 800h
  • Auxiliary Outputs:
    • Auxiliary White Light: 26 lumen / 25h
    • Auxiliary Red Light: 11 lumen / 20h
  • Special Modes:
    • Red Caution Light: 11 lumen / 32h
    • Strobe: 1000 lumen
    • SOS: 1000 lumen
    • Beacon: 1000 lumen
  • IP Rating: IPX8, 2m
  • Impact Resistance: 1.5m
  • Dimensions: L-3.26"xW-1.31"xH-1.05" (82.7mmx33.3mmx26.7mm)
  • Weight: 2.21oz (62.7g)

NITECORE HC65 Features

  • Triple output full metal rechargeable headlamp
  • Equipped with High CRI auxiliary white light (CRI≥90) and an auxiliary red light
  • 7 brightness levels and 4 special modes
  • Intelligent memory function will return to last brightness level when powering on the headlamp
  • Built-in micro-USB charging port
  • Wide-angle floodlight output beam
  • 180 degrees of tilt (up and down)
  • Built-in power indicator
  • Reverse polarity portection
  • Constructed from aero-grade aluminum alloy with HAIII military grade hard-anodized finish
Package Contents: NITECORE HC65 Headlamp, 1x 3400mAh 18650 Battery (NL1834), Spare O-Ring, USB Charging Cable, Headband, Holder, User Manual, Warranty Card
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Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 66 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great product July 17, 2021
Reviewer: Sean Marquis from perre Hill, PA United States  
I am very impressed with this headlamp. It's bright and powerful. I drive 3rd shift commercial and it's perfect for pre-tripping my tractor trailer.

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2 of 5 Fatal design neglect for red light use June 29, 2021
Reviewer: Douglas Schwaab from Madison, WI United States  
Great build, obviously. But shows an utter lack of competent design for red light usability. Having the ability to turn on the red light without cycling through others is only one half of an effective design parameter. I should be compensated for pointing out something so self-evident to an authentic red light user (unlike perhaps to someone designing specs for marketing...yeah, I'm talking to YOU🧐). Two issues here, one critical: one, it is entirely counterintuitive to use a different action (differing light/hard or short/long button presses, SUPPOSEDLY distinct enough under field conditions - gloves, fatigue, non-dominant hand, waking in the night to a sound, etc.) to turn the same function on and off.
HERE'S THE MISSING CRITICAL DESIGN PARAMETER - that ones night vision is not instantly compromised for 15 min or more (up to 30) by an easily mis-engaged white light function. Only Black Diamond Storm is worse; it can easily mis-engages a strobe function!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 May 27, 2021
Reviewer: Cera Jones from Athens, GA United States  

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Excellent April 2, 2021
Reviewer: Kevin Kozlowski  
This is the second one I’ve bought only to replace my 4+ year old one, witch still works but has seen better days. Perfect size and weight for everyday carry.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 HC65 /Headlamp March 22, 2021
Reviewer: JC from Mid west  
I drive a truck from sunset to sunrise and this light is an everyday workhorse for me.  The headlamp is nice so I can have hands free light doing what I need to do outside the truck.  Different situations call for different levels of lightning and this light is amazing...Bright; However, if I need to read something the low end light allows me to read something without being to bright that it hurts my eyes.   The strobe light is a nice feature,  should I breakdown and have to be outside the truck around traffic.  I also like the red light when I need a light that doesn’t disturb others if I’m camping on a fishing trip and have to make a late night trip to the wash house.  This light is extremely bright and the battery lasts a long time on each charge.  I love this light that’s why I have two of them!! Thanks for making a quality product at a reasonable price!!

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