Nitecore HC90

Code: 6952506401185
rating rating rating rating rating Rated 5 / 5 (4 reviews)

Max output 900 lumens.Powered by 2xCR123 or 2xRCR123 or 1x18650 battery.

The HC90 features an all metal body, which is constructed from a single piece of aero-grade aluminium alloy making it incredibly strong with better cooling properties than plastic.

Utilising a Cree XM-L2 LED the HC90 has a maximum brightness of 900 lumens. In addition to the main white beam there are three secondary low level colour outputs; red, green and blue.

A unique slide switch on top of the HC90 allows for easy one handed operation of all the lights outputs and acts as a variable dimmer from 0-900 lumens.

Powered by a single 18650 battery, the HC90 features a Micro-USB intelligent charging circuit with voltage detection that charges safely and rapidly. Can also use 2xRCR123 (rechargeable) or 2xCR123A batteries (non-rechargeable).

Brightness Levels: Using one 18650 2600mah battery

Turbo: 900 Lumens - 45 minute runtime

High: 530 Lumens - 2 hour runtime

Lower: 0.2 Lumens - 200 hour runtime.


Beam distance of up to 110 meters, waterproof to 2 meters submersible & impact resistant to drops from 1.5 meters.

Includes: Headband, USB charging cable, spare o-rings, spare port plug & a pair of CR123 batteries.

Nitecore HC90 user manual can be downloaded here.

  • Purpose designed for hiking, climbing, camping and general outdoor recreation
  • True variable output with a unique 'infinitely variable' sliding switch
  • USB rechargeable / powered by 1 x 18650 lithium-ion battery
  • Aluminium 'unibody' construction is highly rugged and provides excellent cooling performance
  • Utilizes a premium Cree XM-L2(T6) LED for up tp 900 lumens
  • High efficiency circuit provides up to 200 hours of runtime on low
  • Third generation sliding control switch (patended) permits rapid and accurate mode switching / brightness adjustment with the use of one hand
  • Intelligent Li-Ion battery charging circuit (integrated micro-USB charging port)
  • A custom catoptrics-based system produces an extremely wide 100 degree beam angle
  • Unique light housing can be rotated wide range preventing illumination dead zones
  • Equipped with unique secondary RGB LED's (red, green & blue)
  • Integrated temperature sensor and intelligent temperature control ensure stable and safe operation
  • High-efficiency regulation circuit provides unwavering output as battery life diminishes
  • Toughened ultra-clear mineral glass with anti-reflective coating
  • Constructed from aero-grade aluminium alloy
  • Rugged HAIII military grade hard-anodized finish
  • Comfortable chafe-free and breathable nylon headband
  • Waterproof in accordance with IPX-8 (two meters submersible)
  • Impact resistance to 1.5 meters
  • Tail stand capability
RATING: StarStarStarStarStar
(5 / 5 Stars)

RATING: StarStarStarStarStar
(5 / 5 Stars)
Fantastic - used for night photography, the red led is ideal to preserve night vision and the white Cree led is amazing for hiking in the pitch black to get to some remote places.
Highly recommended.

RATING: StarStarStarStarStar
(5 / 5 Stars)
The daddy of all headlamps. Comfortable and well made.

RATING: StarStarStarStar
(4 / 5 Stars)

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