Lightest/smallest 1AAA headlamp = Fenix HL10 replacement

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Lightest/smallest 1AAA headlamp = Fenix HL10 replacement

HI all,

I am pleased with my Fenix HL10, which I use as a mountain hut and early morning starts headlamp for multi-day hiking trips. It is bright enough for such use, and the Low mode is low enough so as not to disturb my fellow hikers in the hut dormitories.

After slightly modifying the headband (making it no longer adjustable, but I always have the same head wink with me), the light + headband weigh only exactly 30g w/o battery, and less than 40g with an AAA lithium primary. It is also extremely compact: I can store it in a tiny 6x10cm (2x4") ziplock pouch.

Unfortunately this light is discontinued, almost impossible to find nowadays.

Hence my question: any suggestion for a (almost) so tiny and lightweight 1xAAA headlamp?

The L-shaped Manker E02 II is about the same size, 21g w/o battery. But the optional headband seems to be out of stock, as is the NW version.

OTOH, I know there are tiny headlamps that are coin cells operated, but I prefer to stick to the 1xAAA category because it leaves me several battery options (Alcaline, NiMH, primary lithium) and offers better runtimes.

Thanks in advance.

Ultrafire C3 2AA / Akoray K-106 / Nitecore LR10 / Manker E03H / Fenix HL10 / Zebralight H501R + H51W + H53c / DQG Hobi / Astrolux M01 / CooYoo Quantum Ti (lost) / BlackWater Kite Al / Emisar D4v2 (Nichia E21A) / Sofirn C01S / Skilhunt E3A

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> The L-shaped Manker E02 II is about the same size, 21g w/o battery, but doesn’t seem to be designed for a headlamp configuration use.

I have an E02, and was able to buy the headband for it separately from Manker..
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The” HL10”:https://www.fenix-store.com/fenix-hl10-led-flashlight-2016/ is still available in the US,
IDK about Europe or Asia.

Maybe convert to AA format I really enjoy the AceBeam H40

I like AA headlamps, lightweight, easy to find / carry batteries, small – fits in pocket.

The Acebeam has a very comfortable headband too .

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jon_slider wrote:
I (...) was able to buy the headband for it separately from Manker..

Unfortunately also out of stock on Marker's website.

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Cemoi wrote:
Fenix HL10… Unfortunately this light is discontinued, almost impossible to find nowadays.
it is in stock: https://www.fenixlighting.com/products/fenix-hl10-headlamp

also in stock:
https://www.amazon.fr/Fenix-Flashlights-HL10-Lampe-Frontale-Mixte/dp/B01...

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jon_slider wrote:
Cemoi wrote:
Fenix HL10… Unfortunately this light is discontinued, almost impossible to find nowadays.
it is in stock: https://www.fenixlighting.com/products/fenix-hl10-headlamp

also in stock:
https://www.amazon.fr/Fenix-Flashlights-HL10-Lampe-Frontale-Mixte/dp/B01...

That seems to settle it then

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Thanks jon, but:

jon_slider wrote:
it is in stock: https://www.fenixlighting.com/products/fenix-hl10-headlamp

Shipping address can only be "United States".

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also in stock @amazon.fr

Correct, but €43 including shipment, i.e. twice the price @Fenixlighting frown

Ultrafire C3 2AA / Akoray K-106 / Nitecore LR10 / Manker E03H / Fenix HL10 / Zebralight H501R + H51W + H53c / DQG Hobi / Astrolux M01 / CooYoo Quantum Ti (lost) / BlackWater Kite Al / Emisar D4v2 (Nichia E21A) / Sofirn C01S / Skilhunt E3A