I'm considering upgrading from my trusty Gamma to a Led Lenser H7.
Looking at various reviews they seem the biz. But I wondered if anyone has had any problems or bad experiences?
p.s. have you seen the petzl NAO film on youtube, now thats a nice bit of kit!
Thanks for that EC
Most of my night running is on my local tracks and trails which includes some reasonably technical stuff, which the gamma is usually fine for especially as I have run these routes many times in the daylight as well.
However in the sleepwalker last year in the clarty weather I went wrong a couple of times by missing a marker which was just out of beam reach. Also being a speccy 4eyes I struggle sometimes at night with wet/fogged up specs and could do with a bit more light.
Thanks again EC, thats really helpful.
Update - Now have said headtorch and have started using in anger.
Good points are the incredible brightness and quality of the lens components.
Not so good is the pivot design which I have found quite floppy and the lack of top strap.
I have beefed up the top pivot by securing it with an elastic band and putting a bit of cork behind the lens to achieve the required angle. I've also swapped the top strap off my Gamma onto the Lenser. Its a very good headorch now.
There are three versions of the H7/H7R available. 150 - 160 & 170 Lumins..
I have the 160 and its great but there are times when I could do with even more light so have been looking at alternatives for this coming autumn/winter...
The head torches from Zebralight & Spark look very interesting...
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