A lightweight head torch that has some excellent features that make it ideal for active use. Outstanding power output coupled with a very good battery life, even at max power.
Compact multi-beam headlamp with red lighting, designed for outdoor activities. 300 lumens
The ACTIK headlamp offers 300 lumen brightness. Featuring a mixed beam, it is ideal for outdoor activities like mountaineering, running, hiking and backpacking. Red lighting preserves night vision and prevents blinding other members of the group. Its reflective headband helps you to be seen when a light is shone on it, and is equipped with an emergency whistle for rescue situations. ACTIK is a HYBRID headlamp that is also compatible with the CORE rechargeable battery.
Petzl have designed the Actik as an active-use head torch, the ways they have achieved this is firstly, by having a comfortable headband that stays securely fastened to your head during activity, the lamp is lightweight and this helps keep it in place on your head too. Secondly, they have a wide beam setting on this torch. The wide beam gives you a much greater field of vision and and is exactly what you need to do most outdoor activities in low light. The Actik Headlamp comes with 3 AAA batteries but you can buy the Core rechargeable battery separately.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear