The Black Diamond Icon is a headlamp known for long battery life. The brightness is also outstanding, shining at 200 lumens. While the Black Diamond Icon is ready for long periods of high brightness, it comes at the expense of added weight.
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Pro Extremely long battery life
One set of batteries can last about 175 hours on the lowest setting, or 75 hours on the highest setting.
Pro Strobe mode
Black Diamond Icon comes with strobe mode so users can be more visible to drivers.
Pro Red light mode
The Black Diamond Icon is equipped with red LED lights that allow users to preserve their night vision.
Con Not rechargeable
The Black Diamond Icon requires 4 AA batteries, which could be one of the contributing factors to why it has such a long battery life.
With the weight of four AA batteries on the back of the unit is reported to become annoying after long periods of time.