Festool SysLite Duo Work Light Review 574657:
The Festool Syslite Duo is a dual-purpose work light. Its main purpose is to provide both working and lighting illumination at the same time. It’s main drawback is its low output (10,000 lumens).
However, it does have some advantages over other similar lights such as the Bosch BHW-1000 or the Klyton Lighting DRL100.
In terms of size, the Festool Syslite Duo is small enough to fit into most places where a regular headlamp would not go. It weighs only 2 pounds, which makes it easy to carry around and use even when you’re not using it. The light itself measures 1 inch wide by 4 inches long by 0.5 inch tall.
It comes with two white diffusers that are attached to the top of the headlight housing. There is also a red reflector that sits atop the headlight housing.
There are three modes available for the light: High, Medium, and Low. They all operate off of one 18650 battery pack. The High mode uses two CR123A batteries while the medium mode uses four CR123As.
The low setting will drain your batteries faster than any other mode so you’ll want to turn it up if you plan on using it often. The headlight has a sturdy handle on top so you can carry it around.
The headlight, itself, has three major components. There is the headlight housing, the battery pack that attaches to the back of the headlight, and then there is an adjustable arm that connects the two and allows for easy maneuvering of the light source. It measures only 3/4 of an inch in width, so you should have no issues with it getting in your way.
The light housing is made of cast aluminum with a plastic lens. It is not waterproof but it should be able to handle whatever you throw at it. The headlight is quite durable overall and should stand up to day-to-day wear and tear.
The unit itself only comes in one color: orange.
The headlight, itself, is easy to use. The on/off switch is located at the back of the light housing near the battery pack. The switch is simple to understand: forward is on and back is off.
The light can get hot while in use so the headlight comes with a built-in heat sensor that will turn the unit off if it senses that it’s overheating. This helps to prolong the life of the headlight.
The headlight has a focus option which allows you to adjust where the light is coming from. There is a simple wheel located at the back of the headlight that allows you to focus the beam. The headlight also has a lock-on button that, when pressed, prevents the headlight from turning off accidentally.
This light is great for people who need hands-free lighting that can also double as a work light. However, this unit isn’t powerful enough to be used as a primary lighting source. If you need something more powerful, then you might want to consider the Klyton Lighting DRL100 or the Bosch BHW-1000.
Features And Benefits
The headlight is small and compact making it easy to use in tight situations
The headlight comes with several lighting modes to choose from including high, medium, and low. The high mode is bright enough to illuminate objects from a long distance. The low mode is perfect for close-range work and allows the headlight to run for an extended period of time.
This light uses a lock-on button to prevent it from turning off accidentally.
The headlight has a focus adjustment feature that allows you to change where the beam is focused
The headlight has a sturdy handle on top for easy carrying
The headlight can get quite hot after extended use so it comes with a heat sensor that will automatically shut it off if it senses that it’s overheating. This helps to extend the life of the unit.
The headlight comes with a one-year limited warranty
Product Dimensions 6.5 x 2.6 x 2.6 inches Item Weight 10.2 ounces
Batteries 1 AA batteries required?
No. Package Dimensions 8.5 x 2.8 x 2.8 inches Shipping Weight 10.3 ounces Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S. International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping. ASIN B00KAM5MUW Item model number HL10X-BULK
The headlight is quite durable and can handle a lot of wear and tear. The light doesn’t blind people when you look directly at them which is a nice feature. The headlight is easy to use, comes with several lighting options, and the price is affordable.
This headlight isn’t waterproof so you need to be careful around water. Also, the simple on/off switch wears out after a year of use so you might have to replace it after extended use. Finally, this light doesn’t have enough power to be used as a primary lighting source.
How It Compare With Others
The Klyton Lighting DRL100 is another headlight that’s a good option if you’re looking to buy one. The headlight has several lighting options and can be used in tight spaces due to its small size.
The DRL Headlight has similar features to the HL10X. The main difference is that the DRL100 is designed to be used for extended periods of time.
The Lightahead Ultralight Headlamp is another headlight that’s worth considering. The headlight is very durable and can be used in all conditions due to its waterproof design.
The Ultralight Headlamp is less durable than the HL10X and it doesn’t have as many lighting options but it’s a good alternative if the HL10X is out of stock.
The Black Diamond Spot Headlamp is another headlight that’s comparable to the HL10X. Both lights have similar lighting options and are roughly the same size and weight.
The Black Diamond is more expensive than the HL10X and doesn’t have as many good reviews as the HL10X. Both headlamps are good options if you’re looking for a durable, waterproof headlight.
How Did You Like Our HL10X Review?
Now that you’ve read through our headlamp review, you should have a good idea of whether or not this headlight is the one for you. We tried to cover all the important features but if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask them in the comment section below!
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