Fenix HP25R USB Rechargeable Headlamp

Max Lumens: 1000
Modes: 9
(29 customer reviews)

$102.00 $79.95

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SKU: HP25XLGY Category:

The Fenix HP25R Headlamp is the new standard in rechargeable headlamps. Offering nine modes between a neutral white floodlight, spotlight and red light, this headlamp will easily meet any need while hiking, camping, search and rescue and even cave exploration. The battery level indicator will let you know when it’s time to recharge via the micro-USB cable from any USB power source when the included 18650 Li-ion battery is used.

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Max Lumens: 1000
Modes: 9


fenix hp25r headlamp specifications chart

HP25R Size:

Length: 2.4” (60mm)
Width: 2.1” (54mm)
Height: 1.3” (32.5mm)
Battery Case:
Length: 3.2” (82.5mm)
Width: 2.0” (50mm)
Height: 1.4” (35mm)

HP25R Weight:

6.5 oz. (183.5g) excluding battery


One 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery (included) or two CR123A batteries


Fenix ARB-L18-2600 Li-ion battery, micro-USB charging cable, spare O-ring


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Additional Features of the Fenix HP25R

  • The spotlight uses Cree XM-L2 U2 white light LED, floodlight uses Cree XP-G2 R5 neutral white light LED, with a lifespan of 50,000 hours
  • Powered by one 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery or 2 two CR123A batteries
  • Digitally regulated output maintains constant brightness
  • Dual switch controls the spotlight and floodlight separately
  • Soft floodlight beam with max beam angle of 90°
  • 60-degree tilt mechanism adjusts the beam where needed
  • Reverse polarity protection protects from improper battery installation
  • Lamp body made of aluminum alloy provides optimal heat dissipation
  • Intelligent over-heat protection to avoid high temperature of the surface
  • Intelligent memory circuit automatically memorizes the last-used brightness level
  • Micro-USB charging port (5V/1.3A , available in 18650 batteries)
  • Battery level indicator reminds when battery replacement is needed

Operation Instruction

Spotlight Mode
Press and hold the for 0.5 seconds to turn ON/OFF the spotlight.
Single-click this button to cycle the spotlight through Low→Mid→High→Turbo.

Floodlight Mode
Press and hold the for 0.5 seconds to turn ON/OFF the floodlight.
Single-click this button to cycle the floodlight through Eco→Low→Mid→High.

Intelligent Memory Circuit
The headlamp automatically remembers the last brightness level used in the Spotlight and Floodlight mode, the next time it is turned on, it will recall the previously used brightness level.

Red Light
With the lamp off, single-click the , the lamp will cycle through Red Eco→Red Flash→OFF.

Battery Level Indicator

With the lamp off, single-click the to activate the battery level indicator, and it will last three seconds.

  1. Floodlight flashes: more than 70%
  2. Floodlight and Red light flash alternately: between 30% and 70%
  3. Red light flashes: lower than 30%

Note: With the light on, if the Red light flashes automatically, it indicates that the battery power is critical, please replace the battery or recharge the lamp soon as possible.


  1. Uncover the USB cap, then plug the Micro-USB port of the charging cable into the USB power supplier.
  2. The indicator light goes red when in charging process.
  3. The indicator turns green when charging is completely done.
  4. Pluck the charging cable and then plug the USB cap covered.

Note: The charging function only works on 18650 Li-ion batteries.

Intelligent Over-heat Protection

The headlamp will accumulate a lot of heat when it is working at high output levels. To avoid high temperature of lamp surface.

  1. When the lamp is overheated up to 65℃ or above, the lamp will automatically adjust the output to prevent the lamp from overheating.
  2. When the temperature reduces, the output will return back to previously used output level.
  3. During this process, if full-power working is needed, please click the corresponding switch once again.

Battery Replacement

Unscrew the tail cap to insert the battery with the anode side (+) towards the lamp head, and then screw the tail cap.

Headlamp Strap Assembling

Attach the headband to the headlamp as shown by first sliding the band down to the bottom of the slots, then hook the top edge under the top slot.

Warning: 18650 Li-ion batteries are power cells designed for commercial applications and must be treated with caution and handled with care. Quality batteries with circuit protection will reduce the potential risk for combustion or explosion but cell damage or short circuiting are potential risks the user assumes.

Usage and Maintenance

  • Disassembling the sealed head can cause damage to the headlamp and will void the warranty.
  • Excellent quality Fenix Li-ion batteries are strongly recommended for this high-power lamp.
  • Long-term use can result in O-ring wear. To maintain a proper water seal, replace the ring with an approved spare.
  • Periodic cleaning of the battery contacts improves the performance of the headlamp as dirty contacts may cause the headlamp to flicker, shine intermittently or even fail to illuminate for the following reasons:

Reason A: The batteries need replacing.
Solution: Replace batteries (Please confirm the correct installation of anode and cathode).

Reason B: The threads, PCB board contact or other contacts are dirty.
Solution: Clean the contact points with a cotton swab soaked in rubbing alcohol.

If the above methods don’t work, please refer to the warranty policy before contacting your authorized distributor.

29 reviews for Fenix HP25R USB Rechargeable Headlamp

  1. Claude S. (verified owner)

    Bright and lightweight

  2. Bronson Collins (verified owner)

    I love these lights this is my third one so I can have one for my home, one for my trailer, and one for my hunting backpack

  3. thomas Fox (verified owner)

    Very good, but does get hot

  4. Frank Stone (verified owner)

    My first impression is very favorable. The build quality is strong and the light intensity is outstanding.

  5. Bob Roberts (verified owner)

    Perfect for outdoor activities.

  6. JEFFREY SMITH (verified owner)

    Great headlamp

  7. Casey (verified owner)

    The most functional item I have ever purchased myself.

  8. Matthew (verified owner)

    Exactly what I hoped for.

  9. Anthony (verified owner)

    This is by far the nicest and well built headlamp that i own. Very happy with this headlamp. I have 2 blackdiamond icons and had a petzl and none of them even come close to this Fenix HP25R.

  10. RJ

    After a year of using it in Hawaiian conditions, here are my thoughts.

    Pros: Puts out a decent amount of light which I love. Switching from spot to flood aids in traversing the lava fields then sitting down to tie lures at night.

    Cons: plastic adjustment for the light is a nightmare when it comes to tilting the light. It feels like it’s 10 seconds away from cracking. The finish of the aluminum body is flaking off and corrosion is evident. (I rinse and dry my lights fairly well after every trip). It’s not comfortable on a bare head. I always use a hat to minimize this. It is a heavy light as compared to my Zebralight mk4, Olight H2r, Fenix H60r and cheapy Luminlight.

    I am going to say this though. I still like this light as I always use it to catch A’ama crabs late at night and has survived with both of us being swept into the ocean a few times. It hasn’t failed me yet but could use a better coating for protection. Good light for the money.

  11. Kier Pitogo

    I love the versatility of this headlamp. Been using this for my herpetology fieldwork in the Philippines for two years now. I like how convenient it is to switch between spot and flood, and both are good at spotting wildlife!

  12. Volf (verified owner)

    Way better than my last one!

  13. Luke Wholey (verified owner)

    Awesome headlamp! Comfortable, insanely bright and charge lasts all night.

  14. Jeremy (verified owner)

    Well let me start by saying I love this light. 99% if it anyway. I am a fenix fan have a PD35 and now this beast. I use my HP25R five nights a week on the RailRoad. My only complaint is the cradle that the light housing sits in is made of plastic. I’ve dropped it off my head and it had broken. Because I wear it 12hrs a night lol. Fenix finally took care of me and got me a replacement but if you get the wrong person in the warranty department you’re screwed. So in closing I want to give a big shoutout to Cody who works in the Arkansas warranty department for taking such good care of me. And I would also like to see a solution to this issue. Thanks for the killer products.

  15. james cooper (verified owner)

    This light is everything it says it is. I love that I don’t have to attach the battery pac to my waist belt. This light is bright, comfortable to wear, and easy to use.

  16. Jonathan Benedict (verified owner)

    Exceptional battery life. I beat the hell out of this thing and it still shines on. The only complaint I have is that everyone asks to borrow it.

  17. John Loud (verified owner)

    Works great in a dark and dirty area. Charge lasts a long time. Comfortable to wear. Good strap adjustments.

  18. Ray Walter (verified owner)

    Does what I need in a headlamp.

  19. dustin

    liked the rechargeable feature. NOT SALT WATER WORTHY… live in hawaii took the light fishing for menpachi on its maiden voyage and it worked awesome for about 6 hours using it sparingly so not to use the battery life and it quit working… flickered for a moment then got hot and quit working completely..

    • Dianne

      Hi Dustin – it shouldn’t quit working like that. I will have our warranty department reach out to you via email and help you out with that.

  20. Larrie L. (verified owner)

    Hasn’t been field tested yet. Good construction and finish.

  21. Stephen Dominic Rice

    Very handy bit of kit – use mine all the time. Great for hunting at night and picking up the reflection from deer eyes in the forest. Then can also use work light for working under vehicles in poorlight and around camp. The top output is high for such a small light so aluminum heatsink case can become a tad warm after an hour of constant use. You will also need a few spare rechargeable batteries in your pocket if walking around night hunting for a long period.

  22. Brandon McVicker (verified owner)

    The versatility of this light is amazing. With red lighting, I use it for night sailing frequently, to preserve my night vision, the flood is great for general close quarters work, and the spotlight is off the charts.

  23. Thomas (verified owner)

    I have only used this a few times but I am already impressed. I will be replacing all my climbing and mountaineering lights with this one.

  24. Pamela (verified owner)

    This headlamp is very heavy!

  25. Kara (verified owner)

    Love it!! GREAT headlamp! Amazing light, easy to operate!! Not too heavy!
    Thanks Fenix! you did it again!

  26. Adam Walker

    Cycling/hiking all types of environments this light is awesome.
    Very well balanced. Head band easily adjustable to bare head, capped head or helmeted head and the adjustable angle light stays put.
    Floodlight great for camp site or hvy night traffic areas keeping the 4 wheeled murderists on their toes. High level not recommended for city night biking, you’ll have the motorists covering their eyes because they’re temporarily blinded even from just the side wash of the light beam.
    I wear this in any climate condition. From clear nights, pelting rain storms to 5-15F in Sierra Nevada blowing snow storms.
    Depending upon the ambient lighting conditions the multiple output levels and arcs work extremely well. Everything from cycling 100 miles or hiking all night you won’t be disappointed. High output level for technical mountain biking at night and lowest level for long treks on your basic roadways or trails.
    High level is as good as any common modern car headlight. You can see the color of objects easily at 200ft +. Pretty much way overkill in all but the most technical hiking/biking conditions where flailing = death drop.

  27. Duane Hundley

    Amazing headlamp. I have been buying the latest black diamond storm for the past 5 years. They have been increasing the lumens a tiny bit each time but its NOTHING compared to the 25r. I swear they don’t get as bright the longer you own them. I wanted a headlamp that i can go on hikes with my dogs on my local trails and that i can recharge. I got tired of replacing 4 AAA batteries in the storms. With the HP25R i can use all the power i want and just recharge it when i get home. The battery last a long time. The 2nd and 3rd brightest while using the spot is plenty of light. I took off the top band because you don’t need it. I am going to hike the PCT trail in 2 months and am seriously considering taking this lamp vs a lighter lamp. I might get the HL26R lamp Fenix just came out with and take that. I would like to see Fenix let us use the 350lum spot and 350lum flood at the same time. I also use them headlamp for mountain biking and it works great. I got this lamp because of the flood and its awesome. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

  28. greg quinn

    tempted to get the 60 rechargeable however the battery is on the front which will make it heavier,, this is better balanced however the output on the lowest setting is 30 lumens where the 60 has a output of 50 lumens, why could they make the output the same.. the 60 rechargeable seems to have better specs but why didn’t they make the battery at the rear fro balancing

  29. MATT

    My first impression is I want the ability to use the flood and spot at the same time. The ability to have to light sources to give more depth perception on uneven ground . It seems to be solid construction, time will tell. A heat sink would help overheating . Changing batteries is a snap just keep a spare in your pocket. My guess is I’m in the minority of users in how I use the light. This time of year I am using it 3-4 times a week for 2-3 hours at a time off/road/trail on steep eroded firebreaks and canyon areas

  30. Claycrusher

    As a fan of the original HP25 and of 18650 power, I was excited to see this model come out, and now that I’ve received it, I’m not disappointed. Pros: extremely solid construction; very even flood illumination; extremely powerful spot (about 50% wider than HP25 too). Only con is that I can’t use both flood and spot at the same time (sometimes that’s what I want). Partly offset by the wider spot though. Great light!

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