Re: LTR-ESSENTIAL GEAR K2 FOCUS CONTROL PLUS HEADLAMP-RALPH DITTON
- Hey Ralph,
Tell you what, sounds like you had some proper wet weather during the LTR!!! Welcome to my world of winter walking (minus the snow of course!)
Just a couple of things, but lovely report series. It was great working together!
> After cooking my meal and waiting for others then to cook theirs I switched the headlamp to the green LED. I was able to look people in the face without up and down the table and opposite me without blinding them.EDIT: I think you need to remove the first without
>Comment: In the HTML the above is not seperated by a space as a new sentence. Is this correct or just dodgy display format on my laptop??
> I have not changed the batteries since the initial use and I estimate that I
> have had a cumulative burn time of 20 hours.
> The light metre recorded a lux of 566 at 2.5 magnification of the zoom from > a distance of 700 mm (28 in).
That was from my forehead to the table whilst
> standing with my head bent slightly forward. The diameter of the white lightThat's it :)
> was 450 mm (18 in). This light was very adequate for the cooking task and
> other activities that I undertook over the two nights.
> My "Likes and "Dislikes" have not altered over the testing period.
> I am extremely happy that when I angle the headlamp it stays in that
> position. The ratchet system has not shown any signs of wear.
> The white light beam is still very strong with the original batteries still
> in place.
> My personal preference for a light around the camp when I did not need to
> see fine detail was the green light. I could talk to fellow campers without
> dazzling their eyes. Needless to say they all wanted to have a look and play
> with my headlamp with the various coloured light options.
> They all quickly mastered the switching between the various options.
> This headlamp will be my first choice of my headlamps to go into my backpack
> because of its low weight and light options.
> Thanks to Essential Gear and BackPackGearTest for the chance to test this
- All done. Thanks Jamie.
Yes, it was a touch of Tassie weather without the snow.
That mulled wine went down a treat.
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