The new Fenix HM23 headlamp is positioned by the manufacturer as a light and compact base-level LED headlamp. It is designed for all lovers of outdoor sports or outdoor activities. The flashlight requires only one rechargeable battery or AA battery.
Overview of the headlamp Fenix HM23, characteristics, sizes, brightness and duration of illumination, working qualities, beamshots.
The Fenix HM23 Headlamp is an improved version of its predecessor, the Fenix HL23 Headlamp. Its main advantages are the increased duration of work on one power source and increased brightness modes.
The body of the headlamp Fenix HM23 is made of aluminum alloy with black anodized coating. The lamp housing protection is in accordance with IP68. It withstands falling from a height of one meter on solid surfaces and is completely sealed. This allows you to use the Fenix HM23 without restrictions in any weather and even immerse the lamp in water to a depth of 2 meters.
The main characteristics of the headlamp Fenix HM23.
LED: Cree XP-G3 S3
Light: neutral white
Batteries: 1 AA cell, 1.5 V alkaline batteries or 1.2 V nickel-metal hydride batteries
Operating Modes: 3
Length: 69.5 mm
Largest Case Diameter: 25 mm
Weight (without battery): 43 g
Scope of delivery: headlamp, adjustable head mount, alkaline battery, spare sealing gum, user manual and warranty sheet.
Instructions for headlamp Fenix HM23.
Fenix HM23 Headlamp Head Mount.
The headlamp is sold in a set with an elastic, size-adjustable strap on the head and a plastic mount for the flashlight itself. The hollow structure and material of the headband allows the skin to breathe and promotes good absorption and removal of moisture from the head. The brand name and stripes on the strap are made reflective. At night, in reflected light, they are clearly visible from a distance of 50 meters.
In the mount, the lantern freely rotates up and down 180 degrees. This allows you to very accurately carry out its vertical adjustment so that it always shines in the direction that its owner needs.
Modes of operation of the headlamp Fenix HM23.
The headlamp Fenix HM23 has three lighting modes:
The brightness of the lantern is 240 lumens with a range of the light beam of 53 meters. Light intensity – 830 cd. Working time 8 hours.
High Beamshot at 240 Lumens. On the left, the lantern shines near. To the right, the lantern is directed into the distance.
The brightness of the lantern is 70 lumens with a range of a light beam of 30 meters. Light intensity – 280 cd. Working time 16 hours.
70 Lumen Medium Beam Shot. On the left, the lantern shines near. To the right, the lantern is directed into the distance.
The brightness of the lantern is 4 lumens with a light beam range of 9.5 meters. Light intensity – 22 cd. Working time 100 hours.
Low Beamshot at 4 Lumens. On the left, the lantern shines near. To the right, the lantern is directed into the distance.
The manufacturer received the above specifications and data during laboratory testing of the flashlight with the same battery that is included in its delivery. With a different battery, the lamp’s operating time may change..
Turn on and off, switch modes of the headlamp Fenix HM23.
The headlamp Fenix HM23 is controlled by a single button, which is located in the front of the case. The power button itself is quite large, hidden under a corrugated rubber cap. It is easy to touch, and its size allows you to turn on, turn off and switch the flashlight modes with gloves, mittens or mittens.
A long press on the button for 0.5 seconds turns the flashlight on and off. When the lamp is on, a short press on the button switches the modes. The first mode always turns on the minimum brightness mode, and then, in turn, you can turn on the following modes.
Headlight protection modes Fenix HM23.
In the headlamp Fenix HM23 implemented functions to protect the diode from overheating and warnings about low battery power. The overheat protection function of the diode is activated if the diode becomes very hot in the maximum brightness mode. High mode operation will be blocked. After cooling the diode, this mode can be turned on again.
The low battery warning function is activated when its energy becomes insufficient for the flashlight to operate in Medium and High modes. When operating modes Medium and High, the diode will alternately switch to Low mode. And if Low is on, the light will blink. After which the flashlight will still work for a while until the battery or battery is completely discharged.
Performance Headlamp Fenix HM23.
The Fenix HM23 headlamp initially attracts attention with its compactness and lightness. By its characteristics and ease of management, it will appeal to hunters, fishermen, tourists, cyclists, lovers of overnight stays or evening jogging. It will be convenient to use during any trips to the countryside or just in everyday life.
The flashlight is easy to use, it has three of the most necessary and balanced mode in terms of brightness and time of glow. The weight of the flashlight is minimal, so it does not fidget over the head and does not make vertical oscillatory movements, which is usually inherent in the head-sets with a weight of 100 grams or more. It is comfortable to wear on your head for a long time. One-button operation improves usability.