Petzl Ultra Wide

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Petzl Ultra Wide

Postby Kuzgun » Jan 4, 2011 7:14 am

New headlamp from Petzl, Degree of protection: IP 67 (waterproof to 30 cm for 10 minutes)

http://www.petzl.com/en/outdoor/headlam ... ultra-wide
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Re: Petzl Ultra Wide

Postby NZcaver » Apr 24, 2012 10:36 pm

I had the chance to try the Petzl Ultra Wide caving recently, when a fellow gear junkie insisted I try one of his spares for the day. I was impressed. Very wide, even, bright light. The beam is more uniform than his Sten, and I found it quite useful for moving around the cave. Certainly more effective than my old Apex. Downside is the high price and lack of spot beam (if you need it).
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Re: Petzl Ultra Wide

Postby Indymonkey » Apr 25, 2012 9:44 am

I have used one for the last 3 months or so. Its very bright with an even cast of the light. It doesnt have a focal point like the stens that my cave buddys wear. The only down side to this that I have seen is trying to focus on a bat or other small object 50 plus feet away.

I use mine on the lowest setting, battery life is greater than I had expected.
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