90deg/right-angled lights for clipping to body/jacket

LEDcandle

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Checked out some of these lights at brightguy, they all range from $50-170
e.g http://www.brightguy.com/detail_int.php?Sku=PEL3700001245

I guess the high costs are due to their hazardous ratings and rechargeable systems. Are there any cheaper alternatives to these lights? Something 90 deg or with an adjustable head that can clip onto a belt or haversack.

I was thinking of more sources hands-free light in addition to a headlamp. (not that I really need all this for caving or anything, just being the typical flashaholic nut!! :D)

Any reviews or recommendations, pls let me in on 'em! Thanks!
 

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Inova has the 24/7 which is in the 90 degree format. It also has a variety of light modes, 2 white levels, red, signal modes. Uses one 3v lithium battery. Info here: http://store.botachtactical.com/in24smbr.html

One of my favorite hands free lights is the petzl zipka plus. The retractable cord mounting system is quite versatile. You can mount it on your head, or your wrist, etc..
 

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Uk 4AA eled in 90 degree format is available for about $30 or so at brightguy.com and premieronlineproducts.com
 

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thanks guys! The Inova and Petzl look like low light options while the UK Unilite I missed looks like a affordable alternative. The xenon one looks a little more flexible, though if the eLED version is really 30 lumens, it would be better choice.
 
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LEDcandle

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Damn, I'm quite torn by the plethora of choices :-

I like the brightstar 4c responder, and it has a pretty good review by Quickbeam. It's also a real thrower (100+m) and comes with 2 spare bulbs (4 watt halogens) that can be carried inside the torch. Around 45 lumens :-

http://www.brightguy.com/detail_int.php?Sku=KOE500305

But the pelican Big Ed has a 7.2 watt bulb, claims 48 lumens, and with a similar reflector size, I believe it will throw similar to the brightstar?

http://www.brightguy.com/detail_int.php?Sku=PEL3700001245

But the UK Unilite provides the rotatable head which makes it all the more attractive and its cheaper by 1/2.

http://www.brightguy.com/detail_int.php?Sku=UND14414

Any first hand experiences with these lights?
 
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