Nitecore NU17


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Nitecore NU17
  • Dimensions: 53.2 mm x 30.2 mm x 27.4 mm / 2.09" x 1.19" x 1.08" (including bracket)
  • Weight: 46 g / 1.62 oz. (including bracket and headband)
  • Built in 580mAh Li-ion battery
  • Primary white light utilises a total reflective optic lens for uniform and soft beam
  • High efficiency constant circuit provides a stable output
  • Built-in power indicatot
  • Wide range flood optic system of 180º illumination angle
  • 60º adjustable angle
  • Body constructed from durable PC materials
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Nitecore NU17

1 Review

4.0 Overall rating



Excellent headlamp! If it was water resistant to ip68, even better!


The Nitecore NU17 is the ideal running headlamp, stripping the design back to provide a lightweight, rechargeable headtorch with multiple settings and modes. The light has a maximum output of 130 lumens from the primary CREE XP-G2 S3 LED plus an auxiliary high CRI white LED and an auxiliary red light.

The headtorch has a built-in, Li-ion battery which is rechargeable via a micro USB port on the top of the light and comes with a USB charging cable. The 580mAh battery is the equivalent to 3 x AAA cells and provides excellent runtimes up to 150 hours, so you can focus all your attention on running, training or exploring. To ensure you know when it's time to recharge, the headlamp has a built-in power indicator which will flash three times to show the power is above 50%, twice when below 50% and three times if it's below 10%.

The NU17 features a primary white light with three settings ranging from 1 to 130 lumens, plus two auxiliary lights. The high CRI white light is suitable for short range illumination and provides excellent colour rendition, making it perfect for reading, camping and painting. The red light effectively protects night vision and is ideal for wildlife observation, astronomy, signaling and night photography. To operate and access the various modes, the headtorch has a simple user interface made up of a dual switch design.

The Nitecore headlamp has a 60º tiltable head to ensure there are no blind spots and a comfortable headband that channels sweat away from the eyes towards the side of the head.

Brightness Levels & Runtimes:

High: 130 lumens - 6 hourrs runtime
Medium: 28 lumens - 10 hours runtime
Low: 1 lumen - 150 hours runtime

High CRI White Light: 50 lumens - 4 hours runtime

Red Low: 1 lumen - 80 hours runtime
Red High: 23 lumens - 3 hours runtime
Red Warning Flash: 23 lumens - 6 hours runtime

Plus SOS (130 lumens) and Beacon (130 lumens) flashing modes.

Maximum beam distance 43 meters, waterproof to IP66 and resistant to impacts up to 1 meter.

Nitecore NU17 Includes: Built-in Li-ion battery. headband and USB charging cable.