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A pocket-sized version of the popular Voyager, the Orbit is a bright, non-glaring, ultralightweight lantern crossed witha powerful, precise flashlight making it perfect for trekking or backpacking where shaving grams is crucial.
The new Orbit lantern is brighter and features the popular flashlight bottom introduced in the Voyager last season.
Flashlight mode: 60 lumens; 6 m diameter.
SPECIFICATIONS of the Black Diamond Orbit Lantern
LED type: Double Power
Max Lumens: 60 (lantern); 50 (flashlight)
Max Burntime on Lowest Setting: 13 h est; 55 H est
Batteries: 4 AAA (not included)
Weight without batteries: 84 g
IPX rating: 4
Rated 5 out of
Small. Light. Bright. Get lithium batteries.BD makes a Voyageur Lantern that is bigger and heavier than the Orbit. Since the Orbit takes 4 AAA batteries, it will burn through them rather quickly. I find that on a 5-day backpacking trip, I have to replace the batteries by the end. However, for making camp at night, it's nice to have for students to sit around and eat dinner if you're in an area where fires are prohibited. Plus, for those kiddos that tend to go to the bathroom in the night, they can hang this from a branch to help light their nocturnal evacuations.,,In terms of weight and size, this thing is seriously small. Collapsed, it fits within my fist comfortably. It takes up hardly any room in my brain and for the ambient light output, it's totally worth it.,,I've even relied on the flashlight function in the base of the lantern one night when my headlamp died. Granted, there was a full moon, but it still came in handy.,,Whether you're out by yourself or with a group, the Orbit will treat you right.
Date published: 2015-02-12
Rated 5 out of
Wow! Very powerful Light in a small size, good price and quality too! Great for camping, backpackingPurchased this as Moosejaw! Really happy. This is UPGRADED 2014 version of previously Orbit model from same company. one of the best overall LED lantern for camping, backpacking , tent light.,,This is well constructed; the case will not easily get dust or water inside due to IPX4 design. It fits well in palm of hand when used as flashlight. With split hook design, you can also hang it down from anywhere , say inside the tent.,,This is a 2 in 1 lamp, It has one bigger LED inside , when the clear frosted area is pulled to extend the length of lantern, the whole clear area is used to diffuse LED light all around. Press the button once to be in this mode,,It has separate LED at one end to act as flashlight, provide 50 LUMEN and run for 15 hours as flash alone. Press the button twice for using as flashlight. Light is well spread, upto 30 ft visibility.,,To make BOTH the LED work together, you press the on/off button quickly three times. The result is 60+50=110 LUMENS of all around and down
Date published: 2014-09-09
Rated 3 out of
Works okIt works great but not the best. It can hook to almost anywhere and you can adjust the brightness. I don't know if mine is broken but the light will go out and I'll have to turn it back on and then it will turn off again and the process repeats until I am done using it.
Date published: 2014-12-31
Rated 4 out of
Cool little light.Cool light, I have many types of flashlights some that weigh in 3-4 lbs. with all of the D batteries that it utilizes.. This compact light is pretty powerful for the size and perfect for the glove box.
Date published: 2015-02-08
Rated 4 out of
Great to have around.I got this to hang inside my tent. At the end I had out to light up my camp lot. Because some did not bring the propane for the lantern. It was enough light. Two thumbs up