The Petzl Actik Core is a rechargeable, compact, multi-beam headlamp with red lighting, designed for outdoor activities. Offers 350 lumens of power.
The rechargeable ACTIK CORE headlamp offers 350 lumens of power which, combined with its mixed beam, makes it ideal for outdoor activities like mountaineering, running, hiking and backpacking. A HYBRID headlamp that comes with CORE, a battery that is rechargeable via standard USB port. It is compatible with standard batteries without the need for an adapter. 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.
Petzl have designed the Actik Core 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. This Core version of the Actik Headlamp comes with the Core rechargeable battery, but you can replace it with 3 AAA batteries.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear