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Death Rate Due to CVD
In 2006, in the US, an adult died of some form of cardiovascular disease (CVD) every 38 seconds. By 2013, very little improvement had been made: 1 death every 40 seconds (source: AHA Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics)

Product Details: HL-18-R Headlamp

Product Name: HL-18-R Headlamp
Category: Lights
Manufacturer: Fenix Lighting
List Price: $54.95

Accessories: Comes with a rechargeable lithium polymer battery pack and a micro-USB charging cable.
Battery Details: Uses a 1300 mAh rechargeable lithium polymer battery pack, but can also use 3 AAA standard (alkaline or Ni-MH) batteries. Charging connector is micro-USB.
Battery Life: (see mfr. web site for detailed chart). This unit includes a battery level indicator.
Beam Angle: FLOODLIGHT is 84 degrees. SPOTLIGHT is 13 degrees. Lamp housing can pivot from forward-facing to downward in a 60-degree range.
Beam Colors: White only. Cree XP-G3 warm white and Everlight 2835 white light.
Beam Distance: 3 settings for FLOODLIGHT and 4 settings for SPOTLIGHT (see mfr. web site for a detailed chart). FLOODLIGHT distances: 6 meters (SOS), 5m (Low), 10m (High). SPOTLIGHT distances: 20m (Low), 30m (Med), 40m (High), 76m (Turbo).
Beam Intensity: 3 settings for the FLOODLIGHT and 4 settings for the SPOTLIGHT yields 7 distinct lumens specs (see mfr. web site for a detailed chart). FLOODLIGHT ranges from 4 lumens (Low) to 30 lumens (High). SPOTLIGHT ranges from 30 (Low) to 4000 (Turbo).
Beam Modes: 2 FLOODLIGHT levels, 4 SPOTLIGHT levels, and an SOS mode.
Colors Available: Lamp housing available in black or blue; headband has reflective elements.
Ideal For: Fenix recommends this model for runners due to its light weight.
Product Reviews: As of August 12, 2019, there are 8 reviews on the Fenix web site. Most are very positive, including several from trail runners.
Water Resistance: IP rating: 66 (dustproof rating = 6; waterproof rating = 6). In general, this headlamp is waterproof, but not rated for submersion.
Weight: 80 grams (2.8 oz) including battery (25 grams lighter than Black Diamond's "Sprinter")
Why It's Cool: Lots of cool features: 7 beam settings including an SOS setting, comes with a rechargeable battery or can use conventional AAA batteries, head band has reflective stripes.

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