Fenix HL55 Head Torch

Fenix HL55 Head Torch

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Availability:  10+ in stock
Brand:  Fenix
Product Code:  HL55

The Fenix HL55 headlamp offers four brightness levels plus a 900 lumens burst mode from one 18650 rechargeable lithium-ion battery or two CR123A non-rechargeable lithium metal batteries or two 16340 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Neutral white light from the Cree XM-L2 T6 LED means superior definition and penetration in high-humidity environments. 


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The Fenix HL55 headlamp offers four brightness levels plus a 900 lumens burst mode from one 18650 rechargeable lithium-ion battery or two CR123A non-rechargeable lithium metal batteries or two 16340 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

Neutral white light from the Cree XM-L2 T6 LED means superior definition and penetration in high-humidity environments.

With a beam range of 116 metres and five brightness levels to select from, the HL55 makes a great companion for cave exploration.

Operation is easy with the large on/off button located on the side of the head. 

Another high value, high quality, superb performance lighting product from Fenix that's sure to be hugely popular with outdoor adventurers.

Additional Product Features

Utilises a Cree XM-L2 T6 neutral white LED
All-function switch in the head for easy and fast operation
High output burst mode

Operational Modes

Burst: 900 lumens
High: 420 lumens; 3 hours, 45 minutes run-time
Mid: 165 lumens; 10 hours run-time
Low: 55 lumens; 30 hours run-time
Eco: 10 lumens; 150 hours run-time

Note: Tested to ANSI / NEMA FL1 standard using one Fenix ARB-L2S 3400 mAh lithium-ion 18650 rechargeable battery.


Important Battery and Battery Charger Information

Primary Cells - Please note that CR123A lithium metal primary battery cells are not rechargeable.

Rechargeable Cells - If you are intending to use lithium-ion rechargeable batteries then you will also need to purchase a suitable battery charger if you do not already have one.

Please click on the Product Accessories tab above to view compatible batteries and battery chargers.


Technical Details

Type: Professional LED head torch
Operating Modes: Eco / Low / Mid / High / Burst
Luminous Flux: From 10 to 900 lumens
Lamp Type: Cree XM-L2 T6 LED
Beam Range: 116 m
Batteries Required: 1 x 18650 li-ion, 2 x 16340 li-ion or 2 x CR123A lithium metal
Run Time: Up to 150 hours
Measurements: 84 × 46 × 48 mm
Weight: 115 grams (excluding battery)
Colours Available: Black
Body Material: Made of quality aluminium alloy and stainless steel
Body Finish: Premium Type III hard-anodised anti-abrasive finish
Window Type: Toughened ultra-clear glass lens with anti-reflective coating
Strap: Adjustable
Switch Type: Fast, convenient all-in-one button switch
In-Built Technology: Digitally regulated output maintains constant brightness
In-built Protection: Reverse polarity protection, protects from improper battery installation
Impact Resistance: 1 m
Environmental: Waterproof to IPX8 standard (2 m)
Regulatory Compliance: CE / RoHS


Packaging and Contents

Supplied in retail packaging and includes:
Fenix HL55 LED head torch x 1
Side and top headbands x 1
Spare O-ring x 1
Battery (see options above)

Duracell Ultra CR123A 3 Volt Lithium Battery - Pack of 8

Duracell Ultra CR123A 3 Volt Lithium Battery - Pack of 8

Single Use: Primary lithium metal batteries are not rechargeable

Availability:  10+ in stock

When using lithium batteries, we believe it is best to only use the best quality brands. The Duracell Ultra CR123A is designed to deliver long run times in every device that it powers whether it is a torch, camera, or a high tech gadget.

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AW ICR123 3.7 V, 750 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

AW ICR123 3.7 V, 750 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

Equivalent to RCR123 / LIR123A / 16340

Availability:  Out of Stock

The high quality AW ICR123 Li-ion 3.7V, 750mAh protected battery is ideal for many brands of torch on the market including Fenix, Xtar, Olight, Nitecore etc. Electronically protected against over charge and over discharge. Equivalent to RCR123 / LIR123A / 16340.

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Nitecore RCR123A 3.7 V, 650 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

Nitecore RCR123A 3.7 V, 650 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

Equivalent to ICR123 / LIR123A / 16340

Availability:  10+ in stock

The Nitecore RCR123A Li-ion 3.7 V, 650 mAh protected battery is ideal for many brands of torch on the market including Nitecore, Fenix, Xtar and Olight. Electronically protected against over charge and over discharge. Equivalent to ICR123 / RCR123 / LIR123A / 16340.

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Storacell Slimline CR123A or RCR123 4 Cell Battery Holder

Storacell Slimline CR123A or RCR123 4 Cell Battery Holder

Availability:  10+ in stock

Organise and store your CR123A or RCR123 batteries in this Storacell hard plastic caddy. These holders were originally designed for pilots, but they are also great for camping, boating, travel or at home.

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Plastic Battery Case for CR123A or 18650 Size Batteries

Plastic Battery Case for CR123A or 18650 Size Batteries

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This is a hard plastic storage case for CR123A or 18650 size batteries. It accommodates 2 or 4 cells per case.

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Plastic Battery Case for CR123A Size Batteries

Plastic Battery Case for CR123A Size Batteries

Availability:  10+ in stock

This is a hard plastic storage case for CR123A size batteries. It accommodates 2 cells per case.

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Fenix ALG-03 Helmet Mount for HL55 and HL60R Head torches

Fenix ALG-03 Helmet Mount for HL55 and HL60R Head torches

Availability:  10 in stock

The Fenix ALG-03 is design to mount the Fenix HL55 or HL60R to a helmet or hard hat. The head torch attachment plate permanently attaches to your helmet using the included TESA and 3M adhesive tape. Once the tape has been allowed to adhere to the helmet for 72 hours you can then insert your HL55 or HL60R head torch and easily remove when needed.

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Fenix Head Torch Helmet Clips

Fenix Head Torch Helmet Clips

Availability:  3 in stock

The Fenix ALD-02 helmet clips consist of four plastic hooks that are designed to prevent the head band of a head torch from sliding off of a work helmet. The clips attach to the head band and then the clip hooks over the rim of the helmet to hold the head torch in place. The clip also has a small plastic loop on the front so that any wiring that runs from the head lamp to a rear battery pack can be tucked away.

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(Avg rating from 10 reviews):  

Rating:  
Fenix HL55 Head Torch
Thursday, 19 October 2017  | 

I've now got two HL55's, why? Because there that good. Great flood beam, light on your head, simple to work, no wires to get caught up, nice big button that controls the settings. Great service from Torch Direct.


Rating:  
Good lightweight head torch
Saturday, 26 November 2016  | 

Purchased with Fenix 3500mA battery. Torch very good, appears very well made & seals good. Gives more of a broad beam wash than a spotlight which is nice for walking as it highlights close-up but you won't pick objects at long range. Nice & light on the head. On/off switch simple to operate, just press & off you go. The battery data meant I expected 3h, 45m @ 400 lumen but realistically I get more like 3h, 15m.


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HL55
Sunday, 6 November 2016  | 

Excellence is the norm at Torch Direct


Rating:  
Excellent
Wednesday, 10 August 2016  | 

Would of been 5 stars, the torch is brilliant, ordered the best battery to go with it from your list, but didn't realise it came without the charger for the rechargeable battery. Fast service, packaged well, highly recommend you try these torches.


Response:

Thank you for your review and feedback, we do mention that you will need to purchase a charger in the product description if you do not already have one. We will try to make this more obvious if possible.


Rating:  
Fenix HL55
Thursday, 11 February 2016  | 

All good product and delivery


Rating:  
Brilliant Head Torch
Sunday, 20 September 2015  | 

Have just returned from a weekend camping in a woodland my family own in North Yorkshire. Previously I had been using an LED Lenser head torch model which I found uncomfortable and the beam awkward going between a narrow spot and a wider 'circle'. This FENIX HL55 is brilliant, plenty of different settings to allow you to either read a book or walk at speed through dense woodland in the pitch black without having to turn your head every step to light up the peripheral areas. The spill and broad bean pattern is perfect for all types of outdoor night time walking. I happily strode around the wood at close to midnight without falling over logs or catching my feet on brambles...there was no way I could have done that with my previous torch. Build quality is very good and it's very comfortable to wear...the LED Lenser model I had was pretty uncomfortable compared to this...I would get a headaches after half an hour. Will be buying another one for the Misses. Very prompt service from Torch Direct.


Rating:  
Compact and bright
Saturday, 1 August 2015  | 

That was what I was after, a head torch with integrated battery so it is easier to put in a pocket as the nights draw in. I have several good head torches but they fall down on either weight/ separate battery pack or brightness. This is by far the ugliest unit but it is super bright and compact. The switch and light levels are easy to use even with gloves on and a single 1860 rechargeable makes it economical to run. Good value for such a powerful unit and usual great service from Torch Direct


Rating:  
HL55
Sunday, 22 March 2015  | 

Wife and I bought these for general caving around South Wales. We've now done a few trips with them and have been very impressed; for a small unit it kicks out a lot of light, and for a long time with the 3,400mAh rechargeable battery. The burst mode is ideal for looking at larger passages or formations and the medium level is fine for general caving. For info a spare battery fits neatly in a plastic 1oz medical specimen tube, of the type you'd give your doctor a urine sample in. My only small grumble is the screw-on battery cap, which feels "gritty" and as if it would be easy to cross thread when you're putting it on. But, this light is VASTLY better than my old Nova.


Rating:  
Hands Free Very Handy
Saturday, 14 February 2015  | 

I have several torches, but this is my first head torch, which has proved very useful, particularly when walking the dog. I'm looking forward to getting some hiking done this summer. A great Fenix product, also a first for me, and highly recommended. Torch direct service was first class, as always.


Rating:  
Brilliant.
Sunday, 11 January 2015  | 

I'm finishing Dupont Corian in a site with unreliable power so I bought this head torch to work with while the power is out. It is genuinely brighter than the mains powered lighting in the bathroom. Tiny irregularities in surface colour or flatness that can't be seen under bathroom lighting can be seen very easily with this torch. At full power it's too bright for small rooms. It seems to be of good build quality so I'm confident that it will last, and if it does then it's great value. I went for an 18650 battery and I'm now going to have to buy a ARE C2 charger, I'll get a second battery while I'm at it. If you're going for CR123a batteries then Ansmann are a good brand and they do a 50 battery bulk box which looks to be decent value.

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