Nitecore HC50 LED Head Torch

Nitecore HC50 LED Head Torch

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Brand:  Nitecore
Product Code:  HC50-760
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The Nitecore HC50 has now been updated to produce an output of 760 lumens of white light from it's Cree XM-L2 U2 LED. As well as a main white LED the HC50 also offers a secondary red light output via the two side LEDs. Red light preserves your night vision and is useful for a range of tasks including astronomy, animal tracking and map reading.

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£59.95

The Nitecore HC50 has now been updated to produce an output of 760 lumens of white light from it's Cree XM-L2 U2 LED.

As well as a main white LED the HC50 also offers a secondary red light output via the two side LEDs. Red light preserves your night vision and is useful for a range of tasks including astronomy, animal tracking and map reading.

The torch is turned on by fully pressing down the side switch. Once turned on, five brightness levels are available from the main white LED and are cycled through in the order of ultra-low, low, mid, high and turbo with half presses of the switch. While turned on, special modes can also be accessed with two quick full presses and then cycles through police warning, SOS and location beacon modes with half presses of the switch.

From off the red light is turned on by fully pressing and holding the switch for more than one second. Half presses will then change between red signal mode and red constant on mode.

The rugged unibody aluminium construction provides excellent cooling performance and a sturdy unit that is also lightweight. The HC50 is powered by two CR123A single use non-rechargeable batteries or one 18650 lithium-ion rechargeable battery.

Product Features

Light housing provides 90° vertical movement
Direct access to red light mode
Ten rapidly switchable brightness modes to select from
Integrated red/green power indicator light displays remaining battery power (patented)
Power indicator secondary function displays battery voltage accurate to 0.1 V
Avanced temperature regulation to protect LED from overheating
Comfortable chafe-free and breathable nylon headband
Tail stand capability

Operational Modes

Using 1 x Nitecore 18650 3400 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery:
Turbo: 760 lumens; 1 hour, 15 minutes run-time
High: 300 lumens; 3 hours, 30 minutes run-time
Med: 140 lumens; 7 hours, 30 minutes run-time
Low: 25 lumens; 55 hours run-time
Ultra Low: 1 lumen; 510 hours run-time
Red Light: 20 lumens

Using 2 x Nitecore CR123A lithium metal primary single-use batteries:
Turbo: 760 lumens; 45 minutes run-time
High: 300 lumens; 2 hours, 45 minutes run-time
Med: 140 lumens; 6 hours run-time
Low: 25 lumens; 26 hours run-time
Ultra Low: 1 lumen; 250 hours run-time
Red Light: 20 lumens

Advanced temperature regulation will dynamically adjust output based on the internal temperature of the torch to prevent damage to the LED.


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: Ultra Low / Low / Mid / High / Turbo / Red modes / Signalling modes
Luminous Flux: Up to 760 lumens
Lamp Type: 1 x Cree XM-L2 U2 LED / 2 x red LEDs
Beam Range: 98 m
Beam angle: 100°
Batteries Required: 2 x CR123A lithium primary or 1 x 18650 lithium-ion rechargeable
Run Time: White: 400 hours on low / Red: 15 hours
Measurements: 86 x 32 mm
Weight: 130 grams (excluding batteries)
Body Colour: Black
Body Material: Aircraft grade aluminium unibody construction
Body Finish: Type III hard anodised
Window Type: Glass, hardened and coated
Strap: Adjustable
Switch Type: Push button
Impact Resistance: 1.5 m
Environmental: Waterproof to IPX8 standard (2 m)
Warranty: 5 years
Regulatory Compliance: CE / RoHS


Packaging and Contents

Supplied in retail packaging and includes:
Nitecore HC50 head torch x 1
Spare O-ring x 2
Manual x 1

Panasonic CR123A 3 Volt Lithium Battery - Pack of 8

Panasonic CR123A 3 Volt Lithium Battery - Pack of 8

Single Use: Primary lithium metal batteries are not rechargeable

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When using lithium batteries, we believe it is best to only use the best quality brands. The Panasonic 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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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

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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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Nitecore 18650 3.7 V, 2600 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

Nitecore 18650 3.7 V, 2600 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

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The Nitecore 18650 Li-ion 3.7 V, 2600 mAh protected rechargeable battery is ideal for many brands of torch on the market including Nitecore, Fenix, Xtar and Olight.

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Nitecore 18650 3.7 V, 3200 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

Nitecore 18650 3.7 V, 3200 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

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The Nitecore 18650 Li-ion 3.7 V, 3100 mAh protected rechargeable battery is ideal for many brands of torch on the market including Nitecore, Fenix, Xtar and Olight.

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Nitecore 18650 3.7 V, 3400 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

Nitecore 18650 3.7 V, 3400 mAh Li-ion Protected Battery

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The Nitecore 18650 Li-ion 3.7 V, 3400 mAh protected rechargeable battery is ideal for many brands of torch on the market including Nitecore, Fenix, Xtar and Olight.

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Nitecore UM10 - Single Bay Charging System

Nitecore UM10 - Single Bay Charging System

Capable of charging Li-ion and IMR batteries

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The Nitecore UM10 is an advanced USB management and charging system capable of charging a single lithium-ion battery from a USB power source, while simultaneously charging an external device.

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Nitecore F1 Flexbank Single Bay Li-ion Battery Charger

Nitecore F1 Flexbank Single Bay Li-ion Battery Charger

Features Power Bank Function - Charges Li-ion/IMR batteries

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FREE Micro USB charging cable supplied

The Nitecore F1 Flexbank is a lithium-ion battery charger with a single charging bay. It is suitable for charging 18650, 26650, 18490, 17500, 17335, 16430 (RCR123A), 14500 and 10440 lithium-ion/IMR type batteries by plugging one end of a USB charging cable into the micro USB port and the other end into a computer or wall adaptor.

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Xtar VP1 Dual Bay Lithium-ion Battery Charger

Xtar VP1 Dual Bay Lithium-ion Battery Charger

Charges Lithium-ion type batteries only.

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The Xtar VP1 lithium-ion battery charger has two independent charging bays for 14500, 14650, 17670, 18500, 18650, 18700, 10440, LIR123A, RCR123 and 16340 lithium-ion type batteries.

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Xtar VC2 Dual Bay Lithium-ion Battery Charger

Xtar VC2 Dual Bay Lithium-ion Battery Charger

For charging Lithium-ion type batteries only.

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The Xtar VC2 is a lithium-ion battery charger with two charging bays. The VC2 is suitable for charging the following batteries 10440, 14500, 14650, 16340, 17500, 17670, 18350, 18500, 18650, 18700, 22650, 25500, 26650 lithium-ion type batteries. For charging 3.6 V or 3.7 V lithium-ion batteries only.

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(1 Review):  

Rating:  
Nitecore HC50 LED Head Torch
Saturday, 19 November 2016  | 

It really is a great head torch. Appropriate levels of brightness with 1, 25, 140, 300 and a maximum output of 760 lumens. Great autonomy with the Nitecore 18650 3400 mAh. A useful (20 lumens) red dual-led mode, and above all, this fantastic, beautiful and immaculate 100║ wide beam.

Now, if landed on this page and you are reading this because you want to buy a torch... You are at the right place!!! I highly recommend Torch Direct to anyone who whishes to buy this item (HC50) or any other torch related article. Fast, competitive, and an amazing 5 Star customer service.

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