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NITECORE NU17 Rechargeable Headlamp with White + Red + High CRI Outputs

Nighttime adventures, this headlamp is for you. The NITECORE NU17 headlamp is a minimalist, rechargeable headlight that has a robust set of outputs that’s usually reserved for more expensive models. For something lightweight and powerful to illuminate your next run, hike, walk, or repair, make sure the NU17 is in your gear.

NITECORE NU17 rechargeable headlamp

Triple Outputs for Any Adventure

Different situations call for different outputs, and the NU17 offers three options to satisfy any adventure. A primary CREE XP-G2 S3 LED is fitted in a total reflective optic lens to produce a smooth, wide-angle beam up to 130 lumens bright. For reading and times where you might want not want to interfere with your night vision, there’s also a secondary 50 lumen high CRI output as well as a 23 lumen red option.

Both the primary white and red output have special flashing modes for signaling.

NITECORE NU17 headlamp compact size

Ultra Minimalist Body

The NU17 weighs only 1.62 oz including battery which makes for a comfortable wear all workout long. The NU17 comes with a simple, reflective headband to increase your viability while a silicone strip holds it firmly in place, even when moving about.

NITECORE NU17 headlamp micro USB charging port

Built-in Battery & Charging

No batteries to keep track of with this easy-peasy headlamp. The NU17 comes with a built-in li-ion battery that provides up to 150 hours of runtime on a single charge. Charge anywhere the trail takes you with a built-in USB charging port that’s ready for pairing with solar panels, AC adapters, and power banks.


Maximum Brightness 130 lumens
Peak Beam Distance 47 yards
Peak Beam Intensity 460 cd
IP Rating IP66
Impact Resistance 1 m
Dimensions L-2.09″xW-1.19″xH-1.08″
Weight 1.62oz


Main LED:

Turbo 130 lumens 6 hr
High 28 lumens 10 hr
Mid 1 lumens 150 hr
SOS 130 lumens
Beacon 130 lumens

High CRI White ≥90:

High 50 lumens 4 hr

Auxiliary Red LED:

High 23 lumens 3 hr
Low 1 lumen 80 hr
Warning Flashing 23 lumens 6 hr

Contents: NITECORE NU17 headlamp, bracket, headband, charging cable, user manual, and warranty card

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