For professional trades like utilities, facility maintenance, and construction, Princeton Tec’s industrial-grade VIZZ series headlamps are designed to provide powerful, lasting, reliable, hands-free illumination to increase operator safety and productivity in the many low-light work conditions that require it. Whether the job starts before the sun rises or ends after it sets, or operators are working in small or large dark spaces, they need a light that is going to work as hard as they do in whatever conditions that are thrown their way.
Princeton Tec designs and manufactures its headlamps in the U.S. with durable thermoplastic material engineered to withstand drops and rough handling. An IPX7 waterproof rating means the headlamps are thoroughly protected from moisture, providing waterproof integrity down to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. The U.S. military, and numerous utilities, use these products, which offer a lifetime warranty.
LIGHTING THE WAY
Lightweight 3.2oz VIZZ series headlamps flexibly light up the workspace with two separate modes that the operator can easily switch between at the push of a button: flood which widely illuminates the surroundings, and spot which focuses a bright beam on the task at hand.
The operator can dim and adjust the light level to their personal preference in both modes by holding down the pushbutton to the desired setting. The dimming capability also extends battery life. The raised button provides ease of use when the operator is wearing gloves.
Since battery life is an important consideration for technicians working 8-to-12-hour shifts, VIZZ series headlamps offers consistent regulated LED illumination. Traditional lights are very bright initially, but immediately begin to dim and continue to dim until the batteries are drained.
These headlamps come with an industrial headlamp kit with a nylon head strap, a rubber hard hat strap, and double-sided Velcro to affix the light to a helmet, if preferred. Three AAA batteries are included.
The VIZZ series is offered in two distinctive headlamp models, the VIZZ II and VIZZ IND. Both appear in POP packaging for facility managers that want to display the products in their vending machines as all specifications are clearly listed.
THE VIZZ II
For trades that work in potentially hazardous environments, the intrinsically safe VIZZ II headlamp meets essentially all safety requirements whether for OSHA, Zone 0, or state standards (Classes I, II, III; Divisions 1,2; and Groups A-G). So, there is nothing from the light that could spark a potential fire or explosion in a work environment that could have flammable gases, vapors, materials, or dusts present.
One Maxbright LED creates a powerful 200 lumen spot beam for long-throw illumination, while 4 Ultrabright LEDs deliver a dimmable flood beam. At close range, the wide beams simulate normal daylight conditions, allowing technicians to use their peripheral vision, while focused narrow beams provide distance illumination. The smooth, white, wide-beam light emitted by Ultrabright LEDs is ideal for close to mid-range tasks. Ultrabright LEDs are usually grouped together to offer a more powerful light source. The headlamp offers a burn time of 102 hours.
The VIZZ IND headlamp is like the VIZZ II but provides even brighter illumination with a 550-lumen spot beam. However, it is not safety-rated for hazardous environments. The headlamp offers a burn time of 100 hours.
Although professional industrial-grade headlamps cost a little more up front, the overall cost of ownership is often lower because the batteries typically last 5-6 times longer and do not need to be replaced constantly during work shifts.
Since the rugged headlamps are designed to last for many years in harsh conditions, frequent replacement also is not necessary the way it is with more fragile consumer-grade units.
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Modern Contractor Solutions, April 2023
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