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  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp with Ultralight Headband
  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp with Wide Headband
  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp with Ultralight Headband
  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp with Wide Headband
  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp with Wide Headband
  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp with Wide Headband
  • UL headband colors
  • Nitecore NU25 UL Headband Only includes Mounting Bracket
  • Nitecore NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp
  • Triple output, compact design, USB rechargeable
  • 360 lumen output, 266 ft (81 m) beam distance
  • 3 LED sources - main, red, auxiliary white
  • 100˚ wide-angle flood
  • Red light preserves night vision
  • High CRI auxiliary white light
  • High CRI for more vivid, natural color
  • Constant illumination without flickering - easier on your eyes
  • 4 brightness levels, 3 sources, 3 special modes
  • Specifications
  • Compact & Lightweight
  • 60˚ tilt
  • Ultralight design
  • Micro USB charging
  • Integrated battery equal to 3 AAA batteries
  • Over 500 recharge cycles
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery is environmentally friendly
  • Fully functional while charging
  • Battery power indicator
  • Lockout to prevent turning on in pocket or pack
  • Fliexible printed circuit heat dissipation
  • IP66 Impact Resistant to 4.9 ft (1.5 m)
  • Silicon strip keeps sweat out of your eyes
  • Features

Nitecore® NU25 Triple Output USB Rechargeable Headlamp

$42.95
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    • 3 LEDs – Main, Aux White, Red
    • Brightness up to 360 lumens, runtime up to 160 hours
    • Main LED has 4 brightness levels + 2 rescue modes
    • Red LED preserves night vision
    • High CRI auxiliary white LED for more natural color
    • Integrated Li-ion micro-USB rechargeable battery
    • Plug into a power bank battery to recharge
    • Featherlight – 1.17 oz (33.0 g)
    • Exclusive UL headband

     

    Nitecore® NU25 is a triple output USB rechargeable headlamp. The main LED has four brightness levels up to 360 lumens and a runtime of up to 160 hours on low plus two rescue modes. A red LED preserves night vision and an auxiliary high CRI white LED is great for reading. With our exclusive UL headband it’s light as a feather at just 1.17 oz (33.0 g). And recharge by simply plugging into a power bank. A thru hiker favorite.

    NU25 has a micro-textured reflector providing 100˚ wide-angle flood illumination for outstanding night vision. The light tilts down up to 60˚ for reading or close-up work. The wide elastic headband is comfortable and highly adjustable to fit your head, hat, or helmet. Our optional UL headband reduces weight with full adjustability and functionality.

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    In addition to the main light, NU25 also has two auxiliary lights – red and white. The red LED helps preserve night vision and won’t blind your friends. Use low during star gazing or night photography, high for gear organizing or doing camp chores, or caution for a repeated short red flash.

    The auxiliary white light uses a neutral white LED with high CRI ≥ 90 for more vivid, natural color and reduced eye strain. It’s great for short-range illumination, like reading a map. CRI (Color Rendering Index) is a measurement of how colors look under a light source as compared with sunlight. The index is measured from 0-100, with a perfect 100 indicating colors under the light source appear the same as they would under natural sunlight.

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    The headlamp has two buttons – Power and Red (R). For low light, press Power once. Within 3 sec, repeatedly press Power to cycle from low>medium>high>off. Hold down Red to immediately turn off or after 3 sec, press either button to turn off. Alternatively, for medium, press Power twice, and for high press Power three times. Hold down Red to turn off. To enter turbo mode, with the light turned on in any mode, hold down Power for 1 sec, and hold down Red to turn off.

    You can also access two rescue modes, SOS and location beacon. SOS repeatedly flashes SOS in Morse code (. . . ––– . . .) The location beacon repeatedly flashes a single short flash. Hold down Power for 3 sec to enter SOS mode. Pressing Power within 3 sec again will change to beacon mode. After 3 sec, press either button to turn off.

    For auxiliary white, hold down Power to turn on and hold down Red to turn off. For auxiliary red, press Red once for low, then within 3 sec, repeatedly press Red to cycle from low>high>caution>off. Hold down Red to turn off.

    Press both buttons at the same time to lockout NU25 and prevent the light from turning on while in your pocket or pack. A red indicator blinks once to indicate lockout. Press both buttons again to reactivate the headlamp and enter low mode.

    LED Mode Output (lumens) Turn On Turn Off
    Main Low 1 Press POWER Once Hold down RED
    Medium 38 Press POWER Twice Hold down RED
    High 190 Press POWER Three Times Hold down RED
    Turbo 360 Light On, Hold down POWER 1 sec Hold down RED
    SOS 360 Hold down POWER 3 sec After 3 sec, Press Either
    Beacon 360 Hold down POWER 3 sec, Press Once After 3 sec, Press Either
    Auxiliary White - 20 From Off, Hold down POWER 1 sec Hold down RED
    Auxiliary Red Low 0.9 From Off, Press RED once Hold down RED
    High 13 From Low, Press RED once Hold down RED
    Caution 13 From High, Press RED once Hold down RED

     

    NU25 has a built-in, long-lasting 610 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery that holds power equal to three AAA batteries yet is much more sustainable. An intelligent protective charging circuit and a Micro USB connection make it easy to recharge. Since you probably already carry a spare battery to charge your phone, there’s no need to worry about running out of power or replacing batteries, just plug into a power bank, wall charger, computer, or car (USB cable provided). The light maintains full functionality while charging.

    To see how much battery power is left, with the light turned off, hold down the Red switch for 1 sec and release. The button will flash 3 times if you have more than 50% power, 2 times if you’re below 50%, and 1 time if you’re below 10%. Plug it in and an indicator light lets you know when the charge is complete. It takes approximately 2 hours to fully charge the battery. A rubber cover protects the USB port from dirt and moisture.

    Charging State Indicator Light
    Charging Steady Red
    Charging Complete Steady Green

     

      

    Specifications

    LED Mode Output (lumens) Runtime (hours) Beam Distance ft (m) Beam Intensity (cd)
    Main Low 1 160 12.5 (3.8) 3.7
    Medium 38 8 89 (27) 190
    High 190 5 200 (61) 950
    Turbo 360 0.5 266 (81) 1650
    SOS 360 - - -
    Beacon 360 - - -
    Auxiliary White - 20 6.25 18 (5.5) 7.5
    Auxiliary Red Low 0.9 68 - -
    High 13 7.75 13.1 (4) 4
    Caution 13 13 - -

     

    Main LED: CREE XP-G2 S3 LED

    LED Color Temperature

       Main LED: 6300K, Cool White

       Auxiliary White LED: 4500K, Neutral White

    Color Rendering Index (CRI)

       Main LED: CRI ≥ 70

       Auxiliary White LED: High CRI ≥ 90

    Battery: Built-in rechargeable Li-ion, 610 mAh

    Lighting Modes

       Main LED: Low/Medium/High/Turbo/SOS/Beacon

       White Auxiliary: Medium

       Red Auxiliary: Low/High/Caution

    Beam Pattern: 100˚ wide-angle flood

    Body: Polycarbonate, impact resistant

    Tilt: 60˚

    Switch: Top Power and Red buttons, rubber

    Charging Connection: Micro USB, rubber cover (USB cable provided)

    Charging Time: 2 hours

    Dimensions, Light (LxWxH): 2.19 x 1.36 x 0.91 in. (55.5 x 34.6 x 23.2 mm)

    USB Cable Length: 3.3 ft (1 m)

    Weight

       UL Headlamp Total1.17 oz (33.0 g) with built-in battery

       Wide Headlamp Total: 1.85 oz (52.5 g) with built-in battery

       Light with Mounting Bracket: 1.00 oz (28.3 g) with built-in battery

       UL Headband0.17 oz (4.8 g)

       Wide Headband: 0.85 oz (24.2 g)

       USB Cable: 0.79 oz (22.5 g)

    Impact Resistance: 4.9 ft (1.5 m)

    Ingress Protection Rating: IP66, complete dust protection and high-pressure water jet resistant

    Included

       1x Light with integrated USB rechargeable Li-ion battery

       1x Wide Headband, Black/White

       1x Micro USB to USB charging cable

       Optional: 1x UL Headband, choice of colors*

       *Nitecore packaging will be opened to install UL headband on mounting bracket prior to shipment. To use both UL and wide headbands, purchase an extra mounting bracket.

     

    User Manual

    Nitecore NU25 User Manual

     

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    • Very bright light, to avoid eye injuries, DO NOT stare directly into the light and DO NOT shine the light directly into the eyes of others.
    • Keep away from children to avoid injury.
    • DO NOT use if battery is damaged to avoid fire or explosion.
    • Charge in or on a fire-proof surface to avoid possible injury. DO NOT charge unattended.
    • Charge only at temperatures between 32-113°F (0-45°C) to avoid permanent damage and possible fire or explosion during charging.
    • Recycle or dispose of properly according to local regulations at end of life, DO NOT dispose in fire or incinerator as battery may catch fire and explode.

    In no event shall Litesmith, LLC be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, or special consequential damages, to property or life, whatsoever arising out of or connected with the use or misuse of its products.

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    1. Light and very satisfying  star rating

      Posted by Unknown on 11th May 2022

      This thing is super nice. Well-made, I could have tried my hand at one myself, but it was very convenient to order from Lightsmith. The genius thing about the NU25 is, you can swap it very easily in its bracket. When the bracket with its shock cord strap arrived in the mail, it took me less than 30 seconds, and I halved the weight and dramatically decreased packable size of the lamp. This isn't an accessory to your EDC or ultralight setup that will make a key difference, but it's an affordable and fun upgrade which you won't regret! Now I want to buy one of these for all my friends who have the NU25!

    2. Light and comfortable  star rating

      Posted by John on 6th May 2022

      This thing just makes me smile. It is super light, which is why I purchased it, but I never realized how much I compromised my comfort with my brand band. This is so easy and quick to adjust that I adjust it for a different hat or helmet and it is easy to have dangling around my neck until I need it. A great purchase!

    3. Everything I expected  star rating

      Posted by Donny on 2nd May 2022

      Great weight and function. I definitely recommend

    4. 2 headlamps are better than one!  star rating

      Posted by Bobo on 29th Apr 2022

      I bought this nitecore nu25 and fell in love with it, I was very impressed that litesmith puts the lightweight headband on. I don’t have the steady hand or the technology to pull off a procedure like that. Anyway, decided to buy a second one!

      Light up the night!

    5. Super bright  star rating

      Posted by Diane on 23rd Apr 2022

      This light is super bright and the elastic cord headband is better than the clunky one it comes with. Just don't accidentally put your light in the washing machine. It still worked afterward but it would sometimes malfunction and start going into the beacon mode even when it was turned off. I bought a replacement for it.

    6. Bright and lightweight  star rating

      Posted by Zo on 5th Feb 2022

      I’m very impressed with this little headlamp and the lightweight band replacement is a perfect fit. Feels comfortable and doesn’t slip.

    7. Shock Cord Head Band Does What It Should!  star rating

      Posted by John H. on 30th Jan 2022

      My friends have bought the shock cord band and mount for the NU25 and it works great. I have one and I bought one for my runner daughter.
      Lightweight, stays put, the plastic band adapter fits the NU25 perfectly, etc.
      Can't go wrong with these.

    8. Ultra Light  star rating

      Posted by Dylan on 10th Oct 2021

      This headlamp delivers excellent performance and ease of use in a featherweight package.

    9. small weight big performance  star rating

      Posted by n on 10th Oct 2021

      I got this as a replacement for my black diamond spot. Originally i wanted rechargeable for sustainable use, but man this thing is lightweight and has better performance. I got the shock cord upgrade so i can everyday carry it. Love it.

    10. Literally the Perfect Headlamp  star rating

      Posted by Sunspot on 28th Sep 2021

      Used this on the PCT. This headlamp has a great variety of settings including red, and it's about as lightweight as you'll get from a headlamp. I made sure to charge it occasionally at night and it never ran out of power on me (although I did not do extensive night hiking, so I can't speak to its performance there - although I did use it once until about 2AM and it was still running well.) To me, the price of this was worth the labor that lightsmith does to change out the headband to the ultralight one, although if you wanted to save money you could totally do this on your own. The only issue I had was that the backing of the headlamp cracked, but honestly this was after several months of heavy use and I believe it happened because of where I stored it in my pack. Was able to replace just the backing & headband for like $10 and was more careful storing it after that and it's been great.

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