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Spot Headlamp



Powerful and fully featured, the 130-lumen Spot offers our convenient PowerTap Technology, which allows for quick, on-the-fly brightness adjustment with just a finger tap to the side of its touch-sensitive housing.
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With even more power and added features, the Black Diamond Spot Headlamp is our most popular headlamp for everything from late-night rappels to pre-dawn ski tours. Now with 130 lumens of bright, fully adjustable light, the Spot also features our new PowerTap Technology, which allows for quick, on-the-fly brightness adjustments with just a finger tap to the side of the Spot?s touch sensitive housing. The Spot's bright, powerful beam is ideal for finding anchors or illuminating the trail, while its proximity mode handles camp tasks, tent reading and gearing up at the car. A handy lock mode keeps the light from turning on accidentally in your pack or pocket.

  • One TriplePower LED, two SinglePower white LEDs and two SinglePower red LEDs emit 130 lumens (max setting)
  • PowerTap Technology allows fast and simple transitioning between full and dimmed power in order to momentarily increase illumination in distance or proximity modes
  • Red night-vision mode has proximity and strobe settings, and activates without cycling through the white mode
  • Sleek, low profile design uses three AAA batteries and three-level power meter shows remaining battery life for three seconds after switching on headlamp
  • Settings include: full strength in proximity and distance modes, dimming, strobe, red night vision and lock mode
  • Protected against splashing or sprayed water from any angle (IPX 4)

Lighting Range


Tech Specs

Lumens :   130
Weight With Batteries :   90 g (3.2 oz)
Max Distances :  
[TriplePower LED] 75 m (246 ft)
[2 SinglePower LEDs] 15 m (49 ft)
Max Burn Time :  
[TriplePower LED] 50 hours
[SinglePower LEDs] 200 hours
IPX Rating :   4
LED Type :   1 TriplePower, 4 SinglePower (2 white, 2 red)
Batteries :   3 AAA (included)

Recommended Use


  • Outdoor Gear Lab - 2014 Editors’ Choice


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 26 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by On/off button sticks in cold temperatures It's light, it's bright, it's got good battery life. My main beef with the SPOT, as a year round trail runner, is that the on/off button doesn't operate well in temperatures below about 15F. Push and push at it, and it won't turn off (though prolonged holding it down will still make it dim). A significant problem if you're winter camping or hiking, mountaineering, or trail running. I like this lamp better than my old Petzl Tikkina for its brightness and adjustability, but I like the Petzl's sliding switch better than the SPOT's push button, for this reason. July 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bright, comfortable, easy to use I love this headlamp! Super bright and lots of settings make it versatile. June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great weight and always getting brighter BD continues to improve on this already outstanding headlamp. 130 lumens works well and it seems every few years it just keeps geting better. We use these as headlamps for our SAR members and they are very dependable. June 16, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Great features, needs improvement I recently purchased the Spot headlamp and I love the variety of features combine with the lightweight and bright lamp. Unfortunately, the top button is pretty sensitive and even in the "locked mode", it regularly turns itself on while in my pack and drains the batteries. I'm now having to put the lamp in a case so that it won't turn on which is just more junk to carry. June 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Almost Perfect The best, long lasting brightest light i ever use! To test the maximum ability, i always used it on full power, really bright to light up entire trail which is very helpful for me and the other hikers nearby. I've used it on my expedition to mount Rinjani for 5 days 4 night. Really satisfied with the quality of the light. and yes, i would recommend this product to the others June 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great for aviation Use this light for in cockpit flight flashlight along with pre flight inspections. The dimming feature works perfect along with the red light function May 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Holds up to the military lifestyle beatings I'm in the Marines and these head lamps don't quit. I had one for a few years and it held up to deployments and day to day training. I had one small issue at one point and the warranty department was very helpful and willing to help. I currently own 3 that I use on and off duty. I'm a costumer for life. February 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by A great headlamp at a great price By far the brightest headlamp I have and I have several. Once you understand the operation of the buttons it is easy to adjust the brightness of the light. I like the shut off feature to prevent it from being accidentally turned on. The one thing I wish it would do is start with the same luminosity as set when I turned it off. January 21, 2014
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