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Petzl Pixa 1 Headlamp


The Petzl Pixa 1 Headlamp: An Overview


The PIXA 1 is a rugged headlamp offering lighting that allows the user to work comfortably on tasks close at hand. CONSTANT LIGHTING technology: brightness does not decrease gradually as the batteries are drained. Depending on the need, it may be worn on the head, mounted on the helmet, or placed on the ground. Available in ATEX or HAZLOC versions.


  • Headlamp keeps hands free for work and can be:
    - worn on the head with the headband
    - attached to the helmet with a mounting plate (included)
    - placed on the ground
  • CONSTANT LIGHTING technology ensures brightness that does not gradually decrease as the battery drains
  • Lighting for professionals that is reliable, practical and durable:
    - two lighting modes (low and high)
    - proximity lighting mode: wide, comfortable beam for close range work
    - automatically switches to reserve mode when batteries are almost drained (signaled by blinking light)
    - knob is easy to use, even with gloves on
    - storage position helps protect the headlamp lens and prevents inadvertently turning it on
    - may be used in explosive environments (ATEX: zone 2/22)
    - excellent resistance to falls (2 m), impacts, and crushing (80 kg)
    - comfortable and washable elastic headband
    - resistant to chemicals (see
  • Available in ATEX or HAZLOC versions

Illuminating the Features

The Petzl Pixa 1 is a headlamp designed to meet the needs of adventurers, workers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Here are some of its key features:

1. Durability

The Pixa 1 is built to withstand tough conditions. Its rugged construction ensures it can handle the rigors of outdoor use, making it a reliable companion on your adventures.

2. Powerful LED

With a powerful LED bulb, this headlamp provides a bright and consistent beam of light, illuminating your path effectively.

3. Adjustable Headband

The adjustable headband ensures a secure and comfortable fit for users of all head sizes. It's designed to stay in place even during the most strenuous activities.

4. Water-Resistant

The Pixa 1 is rated as water-resistant, making it suitable for use in rainy or wet conditions. It won't let you down when you need it the most.

Benefits of the Petzl Pixa 1

Now that we've covered the features, let's explore the benefits of choosing the Petzl Pixa 1 headlamp:

1. Versatility

Whether you're hiking, camping, or working in low-light conditions, the Pixa 1 adapts to your needs, making it a versatile choice for various activities.

2. Extended Battery Life

You won't have to worry about the battery running out quickly. The Pixa 1 offers an extended battery life, ensuring it lasts through your entire adventure.

3. Hands-Free Operation

With its comfortable headband, the Pixa 1 allows for hands-free operation, freeing up your hands to focus on your tasks or activities.

How to Use the Petzl Pixa 1 Headlamp

Getting Started

Using the Pixa 1 is straightforward. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get started:

1. Adjust the Headband

Place the headlamp on your head and adjust the headband for a snug fit. Make sure it's comfortable, but not too tight.

2. Power On

Press the power button to turn on the headlamp. You can cycle through different lighting modes to suit your needs.

3. Aim the Beam

Point the beam in the direction you want to illuminate. The adjustable headlamp angle ensures you can focus the light where you need it most.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the Petzl Pixa 1 Headlamp suitable for use in extreme weather conditions?

Yes, the Pixa 1 is designed to be water-resistant and can withstand various weather conditions, making it a reliable choice in extreme conditions.

2. How long does the battery of the Petzl Pixa 1 last on a single charge?

The battery life of the Pixa 1 varies depending on the lighting mode used. However, it offers an extended battery life to ensure it lasts through your adventures.

3. Can I use the Petzl Pixa 1 for hands-free activities like reading or working?

Absolutely! The adjustable headband allows for hands-free operation, making it ideal for activities that require both your hands.

4. Is the Petzl Pixa 1 suitable for nighttime hiking?

Yes, the powerful LED of the Pixa 1 provides ample illumination for nighttime hiking, ensuring you can see your path clearly.

    Tech Spec's:

    • Weight: 160 g
    • Technology: CONSTANT LIGHTING
    • Beam pattern: wide
    • Energy: 2 AA/LR06 batteries (included)
    • Battery compatibility: rechargeable Ni-MH and lithium
    • Watertightness: IP 67 (waterproof to -1 meter for 30 minutes, no maintenance required after immersion)