The Nitecore HC60 rechargeable torch emits an output of 1000 lumens from it's Cree XM-L2 U2 LED, with a choice of either a cool white beam or a warm, neutral white beam.
The torch is turned on by pressing the side switch and turned off by holding the side switch. Once turned on, five brightness levels can be cycled through in the order of ultra-low, low, mid, high and turbo with each press of the switch. While turned off, special modes can also be accessed with two quick presses and then cycles through strobe, SOS and location beacon modes with each press of the switch.
Supplied with the HC60 is a Nitecore 3400 mAh lithium-ion battery, that is charged inside the head lamp via the micro-USB charging port. Reveal the port by unscrewing the USB cover on the right side of the torch and then simply plug the included cable into the charging port and the other end into a computer/laptop or a suitable USB adaptor.
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.
Light housing provides 180° vertical movement
Memory function remembers last used brightness level
Extremely wide angle 100° beam
Power indicator displays battery voltage 0.1 V
Advanced temperature regulation to protect LED from overheating
Comfortable chafe-free and breathable nylon headband
Reverse polarity protection
Using 1 x Nitecore 18650 3400 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery (included):
Turbo: 1000 lumens; 1 hour run-time
High: 420 lumens; 2 hours, 30 minutes run-time
Med: 210 lumens; 7 hours, 15 minutes run-time
Low: 38 lumens; 25 hours run-time
Ultra Low: 1 lumen; 680 hours run-time
Using 2 x Nitecore CR123A lithium metal primary single-use batteries:
Turbo: 1000 lumens; 45 minutes run-time
High: 420 lumens; 2 hours, 15 minutes run-time
Med: 210 lumens; 4 hours, 30 minutes run-time
Low: 38 lumens; 22 hours run-time
Ultra Low: 1 lumen; 340 hours run-time
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 - This torch is supplied with a lithium-ion rechargeable battery and a USB charging cable. Mains and car USB adaptors can be purchased separately.
Please click on the Product Accessories tab above to view compatible batteries and USB adaptors.
Type: Professional LED head torch
Operating Modes: Ultra Low / Low / Mid / High / Turbo / Signalling modes
Luminous Flux: Up to 1000 lumens
Lamp Type: 1 x Cree XM-L2 U2 LED
Beam Range: 117 m
Beam angle: 100°
Batteries Required: 2 x CR123A lithium or 1 x 18650 lithium-ion rechargeable (included)
Run Time: Up to 680 hours on low
Measurements: 79 x 18.5 x 27 mm
Weight: 98.5 grams (excluding batteries)
Body Colour: Black
Body Material: Aircraft grade aluminium and rugged PC material
Body Finish: Type III hard anodised
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 HC60 head torch x 1 (cool or warm light depending on your selection)
Spare O-ring x 2
Spare button cover x 1
Nitecore 3400 mAh lithium-ion battery x 1
Micro-USB charging cable x 1
Manual x 1