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Black Diamond Spot 400 Headlamp

Black Diamond Spot 400 Headlamp

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Official manufacturer description

For a technical user who expects all-around performance and features out of their headlamp but still values a small size and compact package. This user has the need to run the lamp on alkaline batteries if caught away from a power source for a long expedition.

Spot 400 Headlamp Features

Dual-Fuel: Power with three AAA Alkaline cells (included) or the rechargeable BD 1500 Li-ion battery and charger (purchased separately) for maximum flexibility 400 Lumen max output PowerTap™ Technology allows instant adjustment between max output and dimmed power Integrated battery meter display shows % of power remaining Settings include proximity and distance modes, dimming, strobe, red LED night-vision and lock mode Brightness Memory allows you to turn the light on and off at a chosen brightness without reverting back to default setting Red night vision has dimming and strobe modes and activates without cycling through the white mode Multifaceted optical efficiency lens technology IPX8: Waterproof-Tested to operate at least 1.1 meters underwater for 30 minutes. If submerged, water may enter the battery compartment and it will still operate; it should be completely dried out after use in wet conditions Digital lock mode feature safeguards against accidental use when stored in a pack or pocket

Age Group
Average Run Time
High: 2.5; medium: 5; low: 200 hours
3 AAA alkaline (included); also compatible with BD 1500 mAh rechargeable (not included)
Beam Distance
High: 100; medium: 60; low 12 meters
Beam Type
Flood / Spot
Brightness Levels
Bulb Detail
2 white / 1 red
Bulb Type
4 x 3 x 2 in
IPX Rating
Intended Use
Backpacking Camping
Light Output
High: 400; medium: 200; low: 6 lumens
Max Beam Distance (m)
100 meters
Max Light Output (Lumens)
400 lumens
Red Light Mode
3 + SOS
Water Resistant
Weight With Batteries
2.7 oz
Black Diamond Spot 400 Headlamp
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Mike Smeaton (Griz)
Mike Smeaton (Griz)
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Reviewed Sep 6, 2022

PowerTap Technology allows instant transitioning to dimmer power. Brightness memory allows for turning the light on at the last power setting.