Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Cosmo
Manufacturer Black Diamond
Page By millsb40
Page Type Mar 9, 2009 / Mar 9, 2009
Object ID 5969
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Product Description

-Two side LEDs and one central 0.5-watt LED throw light a maximum distance of 32 meters, bettering the 21 meters of the original Cosmo

-Streamlined design sets the beam at an efficient illumination angle; ratcheting swivel head aims light where you need it

-Two bright LEDs and single 0.5-watt LED operate independently; switch on top lets you select from low, medium or high lighting levels for each

-Strobe functions for the paired LEDs and the 0.5-watt LED create signaling capabilities

-Water-resistant construction gives full-on reliability in inclement weather

-Headlamp features an automatic turn-off function should it accidentally be left on in a pack; lamp turns off at 9.5 hours

-Compact design fits securely around head with adjustable elastic band that won't pull hair

-Runs on three AAA batteries (included); battery compartment is just behind LEDs for a compact design


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millsb40 - Mar 10, 2009 12:02 am - Voted 5/5

Reliable Unit
I have owned this headlamp for about 3 or 4 years. When I first got the unit I was very skeptical of the latching system, the AAA battery life, and the overall durability. I no longer have any concerns, this has been an awesome little unit. The batteries last a long time. They begin to dim when they start getting weak, so you have warning when they need changing.

This is not the brightest headlamp you can get by any means, but I've always found it plenty bright when I've used it. The on/off switch is workable with gloves. I really have no complaints, especially considering the weight and the price.

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