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Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety

Petzl Tikka Plus 2

Item #PET102
MSRP:$39.99
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PETZL® TIKKA PLUS 2 HEADLAMP :: The original lightweight headlamp is now improved giving you 80% more bright white light to illuminate the darkest nights. The Petzl® Tikka Plus 2 features a swivel head so you can point your light in any direction. Don't worry about rain, snow, or that stream crossing. This headlamp is water-resistant to 1 meter. Batteries included.

Features & Benefits:

  • Two lighting options: Continuous or strobe with red or white lighting
  • 50 lumens at max level
  • Shines up to 35 meters at max level
  • 140 hr light duration at economic level
  • Battery charge indicator
  • Compatible with lithium batteries and lighter with alkaline batteries
  • Adjustable headband
  • Uses 3 AAA batteries
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Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety
 
4.7

(based on 16 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Versatile (10)
  • Durable (7)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Short-term (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8), Gym rat (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

See and Be Seen!

By Born Again Runner

from San Diego, CA

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily
    • Long-Term
    • Men
    • Short-Term

    Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

    The days are shorter and this headlamp brightens my evening runs. It's lightweight, and did I mention bright? Great buy!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Surprisingly comfortable

    By Sister with blisters

    from Lake Wales, FL

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anyone

      Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

      I was very nervous about purchasing a headlamp, afraid it would be uncomfortable and bounce around. I have used the Petzel on about 3 night runs now and can't believe the comfort. It doesn't bounce or move. It is not too tight but stays in place. The light is very bright & can be moved up or down. Definitely worth the money.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      GREAT

      By Carol

      from Missouri

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Nightly

      Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

      This item gives great light coverage. Since the band is expandable and stretchy, you can wear it most anywhere, head, chest, waist, etc.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Easy to carry and great ...

      By Robbie - Dripping Springs Texas

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

      Easy to carry and great for night runs. Could tell that cars could see me coming. Recommend.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      If you run at night, this ...

      By Roger Colon

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

      If you run at night, this is a must have. Love the swivel feature and how bright it is. I feel much safer and run with more confidence during my evening runs. Excellent piece of running equipment.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Solid headlight

      By elenchus

      from Audubon, PA

      About Me Gym Rat

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Nighttime activities
        • Tight dark spaces

        Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

        I bought it for the GoRuck Challenge and it worked splendidly. The light shined bright for 10+ hours without changing batteries. It also handled the water well. I like that the water resistance depth is specified. I haven't had it long enough to determine if it deserves 5 stars, so I gave it 4 in the meantime.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Best yet.

        By Southern Savages

        from Knoxville, TN

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Bright and wide light
        • Stays in place

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily

          Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

          My husband runs trails daily with our dogs. During the week in the winter months, he rarely starts his run before twilight. A good headlight is essential. This is the best we've ever owned. Highly recommend it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Did the Job

          By Michelle the Runner

          from Las Vegas, NV

          About Me Gym Rat

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Short-Term

            Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

            It provided adequate light, but there may be a light out there that provides more. I did start to feel it in my neck after an hour of running with it on my head, but I have a sensitive neck. It is pretty lightweight.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            good light

            By ks in tn

            from Tennessee

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Light

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Night running

              Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

              Use it for trail running before sun up. I is lightweight and bright.

               
              5.0

              Light your darkest dark

              By BrooklynRunner

              from Brooklyn

              About Me Competitive Athlete

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • High visibility
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Uncomfortable

              Best Uses

              • Night races
              • Trail
              • Ultramarathon

              Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

              I used this race for the Northface 50miler in San Fran, which starts in total darkness at 5AM. This little light was perfect--it illuminated the ground in front of me so well that there was never a hesitation in my step. The light can be rotated up or down so you can see further down the road. Highly recommended for trail runners. I was a newbie to these things so I didn't realize you need to wear a bandana with them or some such so it was very uncomfortable without it:) Just keep that in mind if you're a newbie to night races.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              I can see and cars can see me!

              By Mad Matt

              from SF, CA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Light weight
              • Small
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Post-sunset
                • Pre-dawn
                • Running
                • Walking

                Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

                If I run before sunrise I use the light to see where i'm going...or more often, so that cars can see me. Once it's dawn, I switch the lamp to "flash" mode so that I'm even more obvious to cars...although I think that some drivers are just blind so it doesn't matter. Anyway, great product. Lightweight, easy to use, what you would want for a dark road or trail run.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Excellent visibility

                By TheCranberryKid

                from Cranberry Twp, PA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

                    This head lamp works great. It fits snugly without being too tight and does not bounce around. It also allows easy aiming while not moving after you've set it. The light is very bright and provides plenty of coverage to see directly in front of you as well as several yards down the road or trail.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Bright Idea

                    By Mad Matt

                    from SF, CA

                    About Me Competitive Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dusk to dawn

                      Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

                      Great product for running before dawn or after dusk. The strobe option is great for when there is enough light for you to see the road, but not necessarily enough for the cars to see you. Just switch to the flashing light and it makes you very hard to miss...or, more to the point, makes sure the cars miss you.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      3.0

                      Good beam strength; difficult to use

                      By Mr.E Runner

                      from Alexandria, VA

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • Difficult To Use

                      Best Uses

                      • Men
                      • Short-Term
                      • Women

                      Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

                      I brought this mainly for my early morning long runs during the winter and for relays when I run at night. It's more comfortable than the inexpensive Energizer headlamp it replaced and I like that it clicks into place when you adjust the angle. Although the multiple light settings are nice, it can take a little practice and patience to figure out. Also, the instruction manual, which should have been relatively simple is a little hard to understand with all of it's hieroglyphics/illustrations. Overall, I'm satisfied.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect for my night runs

                      By Saratoga Craig

                      from Malta, NY

                      About Me Gym Rat

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Anyone

                        Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

                        I bought this for running in the dark now that the days are so short. It does just what I need; stays on my head with no problem, does not bounce around. It is lightweight; I don't notice it. I like that I can aim it down somewhat so i can see my footing.
                        This could be used for any number of things, but it's great for runners.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Best Night-Running Light Ever!

                        By Stustang05

                        from Huntingtown, MD

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable light angle
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Light weight
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Projects in Dark Spaces
                          • Running at Night

                          Comments about Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Safety:

                          This great little light is perfect for running at night. The band doesn't slip around on my head even when I'm sweating. I really like the multiple light modes (bright white light, dim white light, red light, flashing, not flashing)and the fact that you can adjust the angle of the light to suit your needs at a given time. I highly recommend this light. I've never had a better one!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          1.    Robbie - Dripping Springs Texas rated this product 5 stars
                          Wed, December 23,2009:
                          Easy to carry and great for night runs. Could tell that cars could see me coming. Recommend.
                          2.    Roger Colon rated this product 5 stars
                          Sat, November 21,2009:
                          If you run at night, this is a must have. Love the swivel feature and how bright it is. I feel much safer and run with more confidence during my evening runs. Excellent piece of running equipment.

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