Review: Silva Ninox ll Headlamp

John Hibbs - Silva Ninox ll Headlamp Review

With the dark nights now firmly upon us, and the need to run more frequently in the evenings I have been on the lookout for a head torch. I wanted something that would be decent, but more importantly something I thought was a fair price for the use it would get.

I was excited to find Silva Ninox ll Headlamp, which ticked all the boxes for me in terms of features but was at a great price! I have been out running twice now using the head torch and I am really pleased with it. It is bright and is fully waterproof with a rating of IPX7.

The torch is easy to operate with a big button on the left side of the barrel-shaped housing and didn’t cause any difficulties when wearing gloves. One push turns the torch on to full power; press again and it drops to minimum mode; a third press sets the LEDs blinking and pressing it again cycles it back round to full power again. Holding the button in for just a second turns it off. To illuminate it in red mode, turn the unit on by holding the button in for two seconds.

Silva’s stated battery (x3 AAA) times are: 30 hours on maximum; 90 hours on minimum and 100 hours on flashing mode.

Key features

  • Intelligent Light Technology – Combination of a long reach spotlight and a close flood light.
  • Red Light Mode – Preserves night vision.
  • Waterproof – Keeps the headlamp dry at all times and keeps water at bay.
  • Lightweight – Delivers excellent functionality without weighing the wearer down.
  • Wide Fitting Band – Stretches for the prefect fit, reduces the risk of discomfort and distraction.
  • Pull-Adjustment Loops – Allows the wearer to quickly and easily adjust the fit.
  • Light Distance – 55 meters.
  • Light Output – 200 Lumens.
  • Weight – 86 g.

At the time of writing this review, the Silva Ninox ll Headlamp is available at www.sportsshoes.com for £24.99, saving a whopping £65.00 off the £89.99 rrp.

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