EDIT: LTR - Petzl Tikka XP - Jason B
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Thanks for your final report on the Tikka XP. Here's my edits.
This is the second of three reports.
The light has performed well in all conditions. I used it for a
night hike into the Buckhorn Wilderness it provided all the light
needed to follow the trail on an inky black night.
EDIT: This sentence either needs to be split in two or needs a
connector like "where" added after "Wilderness"
In addition to that the headlamp light will flicker three times
to let the user know that there are at 30% on battery life.
EDIT: "30% OF battery life."
There has been some noticeable drop off in the lights brightness
- How durable is the tilt screw that allows the lamp to be
adjusted? (Actually not a screw but a gear and tooth method that
seems pretty durable on initial inspection)
COMMENT: Can you comment on this durability after four months of
- Petzl lists multiple burn times at 20 C (68 F), what are the
burn times for the lamp in real world conditions? (I am currently at
11 hours of burn time on the initial set of batteries.)
EDIT: Earlier in the report you said 20 hours.
- Can the batteries be easily changed in the dark?
EDIT: Any answer on this, the final report? Since you haven't run the
batteries down yet, I would suggest changing them anyway to answer