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NITECORE HC50 CREE XM-L2 (T6) 565 Lumen Headlamp


NITECORE HC50 CREE XM-L2 (T6) 760 Lumen Headlamp


HC50 User Manual

The NITECORE HC50 is a lightweight, lithium-powered headlamp featuring a 100 degree flood beam, secondary red light mode, and durable alloy construction. The HC50 features a single button 2 stage interface which ensures easy one-handed access to all modes/functions.


  • Purpose-designed for hiking, climbing, camping and general outdoor recreation
  • All metal high-performance dual-beam headlamp
  • Aluminum "unibody" construction is highly rugged and provides excellent cooling performance
  • Utilizes a premium CREE XM-L2 (U2) LED
  • Powered by a single 18650 or 2xCR123A lithium-ion battery for up to 760 lumens of output
  • High-efficiency circuit provides up to 510 hours of runtime
  • A custom catoptrics-based system produces an extremely wide 100° beam
  • Light housing provides 90° vertical movement to eliminate illumination dead-zones
  • Direct access to red light mode (20 lumens) with a runtime of up to 15 hours
  • Innovative single button two-stage switch is remarkably user-friendly (patented)
  • Ten rapidly switchable brightness modes to select from
  • Integrated red/green power indicator light displays remaining battery power (patented)
  • Power indicator secondary function displays battery voltage accurate to 0.1V
  • Integrated temperature sensor and intelligent temperature control ensure stable and safe use
  • High-efficiency regulation circuit provides unwavering output
  • Toughened ultra-clear mineral glass with anti-reflective coating
  • Constructed from aero-grade aluminum alloy
  • Rugged HAIII military grade hard-anodized
  • Comfortable chafe-free and breathable nylon headband
  • Waterproof in accordance with IPX-8 (two meters submersible)
  • Impact resistant to 1.5 meters
  • Tail stand capability

Battery Power

  • 2 x CR123A Primary Lithium
  • 2 x RCR123 Rechargeable Li-ion
  • 1 x 18650 Rechargeable Li-ion

Modes: Lumens/Runtimes (1x 18650 battery)

  • Turbo: 760 / 1hr 15min
  • High: 300 / 3hr 30min
  • Mid: 140 / 7hr 30min
  • Low: 25 / 55hr
  • Moonlight: 1 / 510hr
  • Special Police warning, SOS, Location Beacon


  • Length: 86mm (3.39")
  • Diameter: 32mm (1.26")
  • Weight: 130g (4.59oz)(without battery)


  • Spare O-ring

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