Our View - Silva Trail Runner Free Ultra:
The Trail Runner Free series is Silva’s most comfortable trail running head torch series to date with no annoying cords to get in the way of your night running adventures.
The Trail Runner Free Ultra is the top-level light in the range and is aimed at long distance runners who want a light that can last for hours and hours. Thanks to the 4.0Ah rechargeable battery that sits comfortably in the multi attachment soft pouch you can get up to 9 hours at 400 lumens or 23 hours at 50 lumens. Sufficient for most epic adventures. The good news is the headlamp can also run on standard AAA batteries and the if needed so you can take these with you in case of emergencies.
The Trail Runner Free is a super lightweight and comfortable and a light beam that is optimised for runner’s needs. The Silva Trail Runner Free incorporates new technology that integrates the power cord into the headband - Free Technology.
The Trail Runner Free series is specifically designed for running and feature Silva Intelligent Light which gives you a double light beam technology and light settings that are perfect for running. The unique combination of a long reach spotlight and a close flood-light, results in less head movement, better control, improved balance, less fatigue and higher speed.
Weight is crucial to the comfort of a headlamp and every part of the Trail Runner Free has been compressed so the unit weighs just 55 gram (excl. Batteries). The headlamp is perfectly balanced, with smooth adjustments and a flat, soft textile extension cord that doesn’t tangle. The headband is soft, but firm enough, with a silicone grip on the inside to stay in place. The battery can be carried comfortably on the headband or be kept warm in your pocket to save battery life by using the included extension cord.
All-in-all the new Silva Trail Runner Free series is a real breakthrough in the running headlamp world and up to 400 lumens of light this will light pretty much any path you wish to travel.
Specifications - Silva Trail Runner Free Ultra:
- Rechargeable battery (4.0Ah) - 4.0Ah rechargeable battery with 4 step battery indication and a multi-attachment Velcro soft case.
- Free technology - Integrated cords in the headband. No distractions. No hassle.
- Hybrid battery case - A versatile battery case for either AAA batteries or Hybrid battery pack. Holds an integrated red rear safety light.
- Pure comfort - Lightweight and perfectly balanced with smooth adjustments and a flat, soft textile extension cord that does not tangle.
- SILVA Intelligent Light - A unique combination of long reach spot light and a close flood light - giving you a clear view of both near and far obstacles.
- Attachment - Headband
- Battery - 4000mAh Li-ION, Hybrid Battery Case
- Battery indication - Green/Red LED, Green/Red on battery
- Beam pattern - Intelligent Light® – optimized light distribution
- Bulb type - 2 x semi high power LEDs
- Light modes - Max, Med, Min, Blink
- Light output - 400 Lumen
- Material - ABS, PC, TPU, Aluminum
- Water resistance - IPX5 – water resistant
- Weight (incl. batteries) - 119g
- Weight (lamp unit) - 55g