The Petzl Zipka E093GA01 head torch is certainly unique. The way its head band works is unlike any other head band. The Zipka has a retractable cord that stows away when not in use. This means the cord never gets tangled, and is always stored safely. You can pull the head band out of the holder as far as you want, so you can also wear the Zipka on your wrist or arm, or attach it to a tent pole. The only limit is your imagination! Just make sure you don't wear the Zipka around your neck. Because the cord retracts automatically, there is a risk that you could injure yourself. With its ultra compact design, the Petzl Zipka E093GA01 is highly suitable for outdoor activities like camping and hiking.
There is a glow-in-the-dark reflector around the LED so the head torch is easy to find in the dark. Because it lights up in the dark, you can always see the Zipka. The Zipka Tikka E093GA01 meets the IPX4 standard. This means the head torch is splashproof. You can use the torch when it's raining, but you cannot submerge it in water. The torch can handle rain showers, snow, or sweat.
How to operate the Petzl Zipka E093GA01
The Petzl Zipka E093GA01 offers three white light levels and two red LED modes: steady or flashing mode. You can change it with just one push of a button, dependent on the situation. Briefly press the switch to turn the light on and to cycle through the different light modes. The torch starts in the least bright light mode. After going through all the light modes, the torch turns off. If you press the power button for half a second, the red light is activated.
The light from the Zipka E093GA01 is strong enough to illuminate a distance of up to 65 metres. If you choose the low mode of 6 lumens, the Zipka E093GA01 will burn for an extremely long time. This mode also makes maximum use of the battery's capacity. If you select the highest mode, the head torch will supply you with 300 lumens and a burn time of up to 2 hours.
Petzl Zipka E093GA01 white light modes
- High: 300 lumens, burn time approx. 2 hours
- Standard: 100 lumens, burn time approx. 9 hours
- Low: 6 lumens, burn time approx. 120 hours
Petzl Zipka E093GA01 red light modes
- Low: 2 lumens, burn time approx. 60 hours
- Strobe: visible at 700 metres for 400 hours
The Petzl Zipka E093GA01 runs on three AAA batteries (included), but is also compatible with the rechargeable Petzl Core battery. The Petzl CORE is a rechargeable Li-ion battery that you can use to replace three AAA batteries. So you can turn your head torch into a rechargeable version. You can easily charge the battery with a USB cable. Never worry about battery changes again!
Petzl Zipka E093GA01 accessories
The Petzl Zipka E093GA01 comes with three AAA alkaline batteries.