By no way is this the first USB rechargeable headlamp to hit the market but the battery placement on the BioLite’s new headlamp ($49) promises to give a balanced weight distribution for a featherlight feel that will make you forget you’re even wearing it:
“By relocating the power source to the back, our fit solves the classic slippage problem. Headlamps are generally worn at a slight angle, with the light in the upper position. If you put all the weight where the light is, it’s going to seek equilibrium which means a slow and constant slip downward (annoying). By keeping the front super light and minimal and moving those grams to the back of your head, BioLite HeadLamp embraces a gravity-friendly design that feels nearly weightless when you put it on.”
Pretty novel and neat. Regardless if this post the BioLite Headlamp is already a smash success on Kickstarter raising $303,332 in less than 48 hours…far exceeding its $40,000 threshold for going into production. Congratulations on another hit product BioLite!