Tough and very waterproof.
The Scorpion TGX
Now simple 2 mode off the switch, standard and high analogue operation,
plus downlighters operate upon connecting battery. IP 68
5metre waterproof (short periods only due to cable plug). Lamp redesigned to improve intrinsic reliability and
suitability for hard caving. EX stands for "Extreme use"
Lynx X_basic 2 discontinued.
Just advised (27-07-2020)
by my suppliers that main component is no longer available. Sorry.
Scorpion_X available now.
This is very similar to
the TGX lamp, but a more basic design, similar to the Lynx _X basic 2. It uses
the same detachable 2 cell battery pack as the Lynx.
The Scorpion platform has
a higher waterproof integrity, IP 68 2.5 metres, (tape over the plug for very
wet trips), is much stronger, plus GoPro compatible
All for an amazing £125
some inquiries I did duration tests on power banks and it appears that
some change had been made in either management circuitry as I now longer got
a slow diminishing output up to 24 hours on the 2 cell version tested.
has now been corrected (Oct 2019) and all 8V series lamps go into a 'slow death' after an
extended burn time, and yes, there will be some light up to 24 hours.
have also changed the design of the 2 cell packs (Dec 2019) to a much small
type in black plastic similar to the 4. Weight 190 grams.
cell power packs supplied prior to February 2014, Trigons and some X3000s.
It is highly recommended that you upgrade to a new flat pack (as
shown below) for increased lamp power and burn times.
Price is £60 plus postage.
is sealed waterproof, shockproof and explosion proof ABS plastic internally
waterproof, 1 metre submersion for up to 30 minutes.
dropping, roof contact etc.
proof, chemistry breakdown causing cell venting, case lid forces off and
vents to atmosphere.
Lynx X_12 No longer
A completely new
concept lamp, the Scorpion X16, is currently being tested. And its looking
1/ 16V sealed
rechargeable, from a 19V laptop mains or in car charger.
2/ 300 lumens for 27
hours then a slow death of up to 3 hours, 160 lumens for 2 days, full power
now 9125 lumens
3/ Beams max at over
4500 lumens, floods at 4600 lumens.
4/ Flashing red charge indicator, green charge complete.
5/ Innovative eye level status monitor, flashing red lamp overheat alarm and
amber low battery indicator mounted on the base of the lamp.
6/ Transport lock, toggle switch with split pin prevents switch moving
inadvertently to 'lamp' position.