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Lightbar Headlamp

Ran across this the other day.
Seems kind of expensive for what you get, but sure looks like it could be the ultimate floody.
Naturally no info about the battery pack, voltages, or LED types. Looks like a LED Strip on plastic Velcro-ed onto an elastic strap.

https://www.lightbarheadlamp.com/collections/headlamps
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Nice collar for a dog.

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No one remembers the Hurkins Orbit headlamp?

Similar design, but 2 different types of LEDs (front vs sides), and a finger-dial thingy (like a tuning knob on a stereo) to dial in the brightness you wanted.

Worked pretty nicely except for a yellow strip of light at the top/bottom edge

Someone kinda poopooed it for not being waterproof, and I get that, but for around the house, it was the ultimate mule.

 

Ah, found it…

https://budgetlightforum.com/node/63156

 

And yeah, cutting a striplight into a dog-collar (just enough to glow, not light up all of creation) would be pretty good.

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Lightbringer wrote:
No one remembers the Hurkins Orbit headlamp?

Similar design, but 2 different types of LEDs (front vs sides), and a finger-dial thingy (like a tuning knob on a stereo) to dial in the brightness you wanted.

Worked pretty nicely except for a yellow strip of light at the top/bottom edge

Someone kinda poopooed it for not being waterproof, and I get that, but for around the house, it was the ultimate mule.

LB, This one sure looks like a re-boot of the one you linked to.
Would like to see how it does indoors as a floody. Not going to jump for the kind of money they want for it though.
I wonder if the PWM is just as nasty on the new version.

My fav indoor floody is a SuperTiger I got for like $18 from Amazon a few years ago. the $18 included a good 18650 and a USB power supply. It’s got a curved COB that puts out a nearly perfect 180 degree wide flood. Better than a single LED mule.
Only 150 or so lumens on high, but that’s plenty for up close work.

Unfortunately it’s been replace with something else that isn’t as good.
I figured that would happen and got 4 of them before they disappeared. Like that Tacklife beasty that was only around for a few weeks or so. Wish I had picked up a few of those to give away.
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Mmm, yeah I hear ya, which is why I sometimes go overboard and get multiples of things, so I don’t end up kicking myself later if they run out.

Love the Tacklife with diffusion film to hide the evil beam from that hateful little G3 inside, and with the film it makes an all-around great house-light. My only grex (well, aside from the UI) is that output drops rather dramatically, rather fast. I figure if it’s that noticeable, then it’s a lot.

I like my RJ02s with a wider-angle TIR lens. If I wanted an even wider and smoother beam, I imagine I could always add some diffusion film to that, too. Also got the Dwhatever with the 2 TIRs in front. Hate the C-clamp mounts, though, much prefer the rubber loops of the RJ02.

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