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Average Rating = 4.36/5 Average Rating : 4.36 out of 5
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Climbing at night? Take advantage of the Geminiís halogen light source. Reading a book on a portaledge? Click into the Geminiís LED and save precious battery life in the process. Designed to accommodate all kinds of climbing situations, the Gemini allows you to tune your light source to your surroundings. Maximize burn time and extend battery life by using the LED in low-light situations. The Gemini is also extremely compact and lightweight, and sports BDís unique prismatic-coated reflector that creates a smooth, bright light field for max brightness. If youíre looking for lightweight versatility, look no further. Youíve met your match with the Gemini. Will Last as long as you can.

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Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: nicecatchblankelnino, 2006-03-28

Has a great source of light, but the battery life sucks.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: thetroutscout, 2006-02-06

Pretty good little lamp. There are newer ones out there that will outperform this one. I still use mine while camping and it gets the job done. Fits well and I like the on/off/select switch and it has been durable. If you can find one get it.

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: clmbr121, 2005-02-18

I had just pulled myself over the lip of High-E in the Trapps as the sun finally slipped beneath the horizon. Now we were faced with 2 raps to the bottom in the post-dusk gloom of October in New York. This light was the best thing I could have with me.

The dual beam was perfect: the high setting when actually rapping down, the low-beam LEDs for setting up the new rap and gathering the gear.

I do suggest putting the alkaline batteries that come with the Gemini and putting in Lithium batteries; they are much lighter, last 2-3 times longer than alkaline, and are unaffected by cold.

The only downside to this light is getting it adjusted properly. It is a little difficult, and sometimes it takes a few tries to get it just right when switching wearing it between my helmet and my melon.

Overall, a must-have I feel.

Review 3 out of 5 stars

Review by: rockn_j, 2004-10-27

The line BD use for the Gemini is "this is the optimal climber's headlamp. I don't see the optimal part. Yes, it is a good headlamp. It provides reasonably lighting in halogen mode, but I find it a bit dissapointing in LED mode compared to its competitors. The Gemini has been on the market for a good couple of years and it has stayed there because it was a very good headlamp, but I think its past its prime. There a great many newer and better options out there. But, if you find it on sale for really cheap, go for it. It has good battery life, is robust & waterproof so it won't die on you and hey, how many people out there reccomend it? They can't all be wrong.

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: pisslord, 2004-10-11

I love this headlamp! I can finally climb at night, which is when I am usually wanting to do stuff. With the LEDs on I can see to set up anchors for toproping, and rappels. I also use the LEDs for toprope climbing, but I kick on the incandescent for lighting up the climber while I belay.

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