No matter what industry you work in, having a reliable headlamp is always a great move. Whether you’re an electrician, mechanic, construction worker, or a contractor, a headlamp comes in handy for those times you don’t have a hand to spare (no pun intended). The hands-free design of a headlamp allows more freedom compared to the classic flashlight. But which headlamp is right for you?

What are the Best Rechargeable Headlamps for Work?

The HM50R V2.0, the HP25R V2.0, the HM61R, the HM60R, and the HM70R are the best rechargeable headlamps for work. These heavy-duty headlamps are built with the best features to help you tackle all of your work lighting needs. Whether you are an electrician, construction worker, mechanic, or any profession that needs bright light, use one of these headlamps for the brightest and most reliable light.

1. Fenix HM50R V2.0 Rechargeable Work Headlamp



Need a little more light? Or maybe a more controlled light source during work hours? Then the HM50R V2.0 rechargeable headlamp is for you. This particular headlamp is super small and lightweight that can blast a maximum of 700 lumens. When you’ve got this headlamp on, nothing will be hiding from your line of sight. This is one of our most popular work headlamps for good reason.

Fenix HM50R V2.0 Specs:

  • Max Lumens: 700
  • Max Beam Distance: 377ft (115m)
  • Max Run Time: 42 hours
  • Battery: One included 16340 rechargeable li-ion battery
  • Waterproof: IP68, dustproof/waterproof underwater to 2m

2. Fenix HP25R V2.0 Rechargeable Work Headlamp


fenix hP25r v2 rechargeable headlamp


The HP25R V2.0 rechargeable headlamp is a good go-to work headlamp with all of the basics, plus a red reading light. Like our other headlamps on this list, part of the reason it is such a great work light is how easy it is to recharge on the go. Many users of this headlamp like to charge it in their car on the way to a worksite, or even find an outlet on the job if need be. It also has an all-metal casing for great durability and is waterproof underwater for up to 2m.

Fenix HP25R V2.0 Specs:

  • Max Lumens: 1600
  • Max Beam Distance: 951ft (290m)
  • Max Run Time: 56 hours
  • Battery: One included rechargeable 21700 li-ion battery.
  • Water Resistant: IP66

3. Fenix HM61R Rechargeable Multi-Use Work Headlamp




The HM61R is a lightweight and versatile headlamp that provides a powerful punch of up to 1200 lumens and up to 5 lumen redlight setting. It also has the unique ability for the light to be detached and used as a right-angle light if you need to clip it onto your shirt or adhere the magnetic base to any metal surface. You have a few different options to point the beam where you need it with the HM61R.

Fenix HM61R Specs:

  • Max Lumens: 1200
  • Max Run Time: 300 hours
  • Battery: One included 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery or two CR123A batteries
  • Waterproof: IP68, dustproof/waterproof underwater to 2m

4. Fenix HM60R Rechargeable Headlamp


fenix hm60r reachargeable headlamp


The HM60R is an all-purpose headlamp equipped with a spotlight, floodlight, and a red light that preserves night vision for up close tasks. The HM60R is USB-Type C rechargeable and the included Fenix ARB-L18-3400 18650 rechargeable li-ion battery will run for up to 300 hours using the floodlight low ode. The large, glove-friendly switch is easy to access and allows users to switch between 9 lighting modes. With a maximum brightness of 1300 lumens and a beam that can reach up to 394ft (120m) on the spotlight mode, the HM60R is an excellent headlamp for work.

Fenix HM60R Specs:

  • Max Lumens: 1300
  • Max Run Time: 300 hours
  • Battery: One included 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery or two CR123A batteries
  • Waterproof: IP68, dustproof/waterproof underwater to 2m

5. Fenix HM70R Rechargeable Headlamp



Last but not the least is Fenix’s HM70R. Blasting a maximum 1600 lumens, this light is the brightest Fenix headlamp for work. The included high-capacity 21700 rechargeable li-ion battery allows for 100 hours of runtime in Low Mode and up to 400 hours using the night vision preserving red-light function in Functional Mode. The HM70R can be easily charged via USB-Type C, and users can switch between General Mode and Functional Mode with the press of a glove-friendly switch. The HM70R is impact resistant up to 2m as well as IP68 rated dustproof/waterproof. It’s the perfect headlamp to stand up to tough working conditions.

Fenix HM70R Specs:

  • Max Lumens: 1600
  • Max Run Time: 800 hours
  • Battery: One included 21700 rechargeable li-ion battery
  • Waterproof: IP68, dustproof/waterproof underwater to 2m

Best Rechargeable Headlamps For Work

When you’re working you shouldn’t need to worry about your light source. Fenix rechargeable headlamps are great tools to have available whenever you need some hands free light. Don’t forget, any of these headlamps can also be attached to a hard hat for added convenience.. Contact us via our chat if you have any questions. We’d love to help you find the perfect rechargeable headlamp for work.