New Nitecore NU45 1700 Lumens Headlamp

New Nitecore NU45 1700 Lumens Headlamp

Using the latest in house LEDs from NiteLab, this new model has an impressive 1700 lumens output with improved efficiency and output.

It has 4 levels, an SOS and Strobe, an a White and Red light.

The built in battery is an 18650 type with the newer higher capacity/generation (4000mAh), with USB C port which supports fast charging (1 hour charge gives 80% capacity). Giving a run time up to 24 hours (low mode 100 lumens).  4 Stage built in LED’s show the battery level clearly. A built in sensor will ramp down the power level with close objects to prevent damage to items.

Lightweight headband is wider (32mm), has a foam pad for comfort, reflective markings for improved visibility, and ventilated design/silicone inner band to keep sweat out of the eyes.

Bracket is a quick release type, and the NU45 headlamp can also be used with battery packs including the new Carbon 6K, and is compatible with helmet mount bases too. Comes with a diffuser sack for use as a lantern and for storage.

It’s a lightweight design at just 126g with the battery, and has a size of 79mm x 39.5mm x 49.8mm. Drop tested to 2 metres (made from Polycarbonate and Aluminium alloy), rated to IP68 water resistance (2 metres depth).

New 8 Core NiteLab UHE LED’s with Aux White and Red Light

A wide range of outputs are included in the NU45, 4 main levels from 100 lumens up to 1700 lumens and an SOS and Beacon mode (6000K). Auxiliary White (4500K warmer white higher CRI) has a floodlight output, 25 lumens and 8 lumens for a wider field of view and for up close activities (map reading etc). The Axillary Red LED has 2 levels 5 and 10 lumens, and a slow flashing mode for safety/signalling.

Top range using the primary White LED is a respectable 172 metres at the Turbo mode of 1700 lumens.

Dual button UI is simple to feel by touch and operated. Switches have a different shape and feel, and can be used even with gloves on. Lock-out is present too and the NU45 has an ultra low standby power consumption, and is ready to use even with extended storage periods of around 1 year.

Nitecore NU45– Key Features

> Triple output headlamp with Cool White up to 1700 lumens output and a range of 172 metres
> Aux White and Red LED output, with floodlight beam (2 levels) and red with 2 levels and slow flashing
> USB C charging with fast charging (80% in 1 hour)
> Power via built in 18650 4000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery
> Premium wide headband, with reflective markings, quick release cradle, perforated and silicone inner band
> Built in proximity sensor powers down output with close objects
> Compatible with helmet mounts and power extenders/packs (Carbon 6K etc)
> Foam backed for better comfort
> 4 stage battery LED indicators
> Dual Switch UI with lock-out
> Compact and light: 79mm x 39.5mm x 49.8mm. 126G weight with battery
> Ultra low standby power consumption
> TIR optical lenses for improved beam profile
> Aluminum alloy and Polycarbonate body
> IP68 water proof (2 metres), drop tested to 2 metres

Bruce Lee
Bruce’s our Editor here at Flashlightgo.Since editing and filming are not only his job, but also one of his most favorite things to do.He loves the outdoors, and hiking and backpacking, and any chance He can get to be outside. With a passion for any type of gear ranging from electronic gadgets to Flashlight or EDC gear.

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