2. Is the energy source appropriate for my frequency of use?
Petzl headlamps function with regular batteries or integrated rechargeable batteries, depending on the model. Each type of energy source corresponds to a user profile:
- regular batteries are best for occasional use, but their cost ends up being greater over time
- integrated rechargeable batteries are designed for more regular or intensive use They are more practical: the headlamp is always ready to use. They free the user from any battery management issues. These headlamps end up being more economical over time, and more ecological.
PIXA 3 headlamp with regular batteries
PIXA 3R headlamp with integrated rechargeable battery
Petzl has chosen to use the highest performance technology for its PIXA and ULTRA headlamps: Lithium-Ion. These batteries ensure very low self-discharge rates, and very high performance at low temperatures.