The Coast HL7 is a 196 lumen headlamp. This headlamplamp is extremely bright, but the battery dies in about 3 hours. The Coast HL7 is known for ease of use when it comes to brightness control.
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Pro Easily adjustable brightness
Instead of clicking one button to cycle through different modes, the Coast HL7 has a nob for adjusting brightness. This feature makes the headlamp much more user friendly, especially on the go.
Pro Very cheap
Most comparable lights cost about $80, but the Coast HL7 only costs $36.
Pro Equipped with auto-focus mechanism
Depending on the light's distance from detected objects, the Coast HL7 can automatically adjust brightness.
Con Short battery life
The Coast HL7's battery only lasts 3.3 hours on bright mode.
Con Not rechargeable
The Coast HL7 takes AAA batteries instead of rechargeable batteries. Coupled with its short battery life, users can end up paying a fortune to keep it running.