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Nitecore NU05 35 Lumen White and Red USB Rechargeable Headlamp Mate
Nitecore NU05 Red & White LED USB Rechargeable Headlamp & Caution Light

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Product Code: FL-NITE-NU05

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Nitecore NU05 Headlamp Mate & Safety Light

Stay safe at night with the Nitecore NU05 headlamp mate! This safety and emergency light features 2x red and 2x white LEDs making it a perfect match for bicycling, walking, running, pets, children, backpacking and more. Using the single button interface, users can select from five different outputs including:

  • Steady white (35 lumens) - Ideal for emergency backup light
  • Red - slow blinking (4 lumens) - Ideal for hiking, trail leading
  • Red - fast blinking (4 lumens) - Ideal for running and location warning
  • White - slow blinking (35 lumens) - Ideal for location signaling
  • Red power indicator - slow blinking - Ideal for locating the NU05 in a bag or signaling
A built-in lithium ion battery keeps the NU05 running for up to 20 hours at a time. To charge, plug the unit into any available USB power source such as adapters, laptops and power banks. The NU05 easily attaches to headlamps, pet collars, wrist straps, backpacks and so much more. And at an ultra compact 0.37 ounces, the NU05 can tag along on any adventure without taking up precious bag space.


The NU05 is available in two packages:
  1. The Simple Edition - $14.95 ─ Just the NU05 with no additional accessories
  2. NU05 Kit - $19.95 ─ Comes with the NU05, an adjustable Headlamp band, USB cable, & bike mounts
Please choose from the drop down menu above. The simple edition will be chosen by default if no selection is made.

NU05 Specifications

  • LED: Four High-Performance LEDs (2x White & 2x Red)
  • Battery Supported: Built-in 3.7V - 120mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Modes: 4 ─ White Light Illumination, White slow blink, Red quick blink, Red slow blink
  • Brightness Outputs:
    • Red Slow Blink: 4 Lumens / 9 hours
    • Red Quick Blink: 4 Lumens / 9 hours
    • White Slow Blink: 35 Lumens / 2 hours 15 minutes
    • White Light Illumination: 35 Lumens / 2 hours 15 minutes
  • IP Rating: IP-66 Water-resistant
  • Impact Resistance: 1.5m
  • Dimensions:
    • Height ─ 29.5mm (1.16")
    • Width ─ 30.3mm (1.19")
    • Length ─ 16.3mm (0.64")
  • Weight: 10.4g (0.37oz)

NU05 Features

  • Utilizes 4 high performance LEDs
  • Dual white and red light sources
  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery with max runtime up to 20 hours
  • Built-in intelligent Li-ion charging circuit for Micro-USB charging
  • Simple one switch control for one-handed operation
  • 4 special modes selectable
  • Built-in power indicator to indicate remaining power level (Patent NO.: ZL201220057767.4)
  • Constructed from durable and sturdy PC material
  • Ultra-lightweight design for extreme portability
  • 1.5 meters impact resistance

Operation Notes

Operating the NU05 is done via the single-button user interface. Press the button once to turn the NU05. By default, the NU05 will be in red indicator mode. Pressing the button again within 3 seconds will cycle through red light (slow) - red light (fast) - white light (slow) - white light (steady). After three seconds of inoperation, pressing the power button again will put the NU05 in standby.

Lockout Mode

To prevent accidental activation, the NU05 has a lockout mode. Press and hold the power button for 1 second and the red indicator light will blink once to indicate lockout mode. To exit lockout mode, press and hold the button for three seconds until the red indicator light begins flashing.
Nitecore NU05 Product Overview
Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 9 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Multi Purpose Headlamp December 19, 2018
Reviewer: John R from LEAVENWORTH, WA  
I bought two of these for my grandkids. They can use them on their bikes, or for general use. I like that they're rechargeable. Hopefully they keep track of them.

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NU05 September 1, 2018
Reviewer: Steve from Texas  
Easily attaches to regular size headbands to make the perfect red light to warn others of runner ahead!  Surprising bright.

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great product but fell off collar February 11, 2018
Reviewer: ARTHUR from HARRISON, TN United States  
such a great product i just bought 2. my first one came off the dog collar and became lost ordered two more  in order to have a spare and damm if the day i received them you put them on sale

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Handy, small, and bright. September 30, 2017
Reviewer: KB from AZ United States  
Purchased this for non-headlamp usage, but it would serve well in that role too for emergency lighting.  Currently have it attached to my backpack as this seems most useful for me.  Perfectly simple to use and charge.  Brighter than I expected for both red and white modes.  While researching this light I guess I missed the teeny tiny LED that serves both as a system indicator and as the first level output.  Useful if you need a way to find your gear in darkness.  Nitecore Store was great as usual.  Would buy again.

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Nitecore NU05 August 24, 2017
Reviewer: Timothy Knight from Torrance, CA United States  
It works great !!!!!!!

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