Comparison Chart of 2 Top Petzl Headlamps of 2020
Two of our favorite headlamps go head-to-head in this comparison designed to help you decide which factors are the most important to help you decide on the right headlamp for your activities.
The Petzl DUO S is a workhorse and the standard for on-site construction work. Water resistance and shockproof ratings are very high. If you need the toughest headlamp for work or some other grueling activity – you’ll need the Petzl DUO S.
The Petzl SWIFT RL cranks out heaps of light (900 lumens max), and conserves batteries for extending your time in the woods. It is ultra-lightweight and perfect for running, biking, and other fast activities. The cost difference is substantial and the SWIFT RL is our #1 Ranked Headlamp in 2020. Check out our table below and CHOOSE NOW!
Oh wait! Before you get started, please realize that the SWIFT RL headlamp has been upgraded by the SWIFT RL PRO headlamp here. Maybe take a look at that one and pick it up for only a few dollars more. It has some features with useful upgrades.
Update 6/2002 – The DUO S has now been updated in 2022 and is called the DUO RL. Our full review coming shortly.
PETZL DUO S vs PETZL SWIFT RL HEADLAMPComparison of two of the best headlamps, the Petzl DUO S and the Petzl SWIFT RL based on more than 20 features.
|FEATURE||PETZL DUO S||PETZL SWIFT RL|
|Max Sustained Lumens||700||550|
|Max Lumens Burst||1100||900|
|Weight in Grams||370||100|
|Battery Life at Max Lumens||210 mins||120 mins|
|Battery Recharge Time||120 mins (on 220v)||240+ mins|
|Charging Source||A/C 110 or 220v||USB|
|Waterproof||IP 67||IPX 4|
|Reactive Lighting Tech||no||yes|
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