All Gloworm lights lumen claims have been independently corroborated by mtbr.com in their Lights Shootout. They have all been rated at 4.5/5 and continue to impress reviewers around the globe.
Lower price lights from other sources state theoretical lumens and do not have speciifc test results or reviews to back up the claims and quality of their product. Additionally, it must be noted that battery chargers used by Gloworm conform to AUS/NZ safety standards.
Improvements on older models:
The Version 3.0 1500 lumen X2 is evolution rather than revolution. CNC machined from a single block of 6061-T6 Alloy and weighing it a mere 80g this waterproof unit turns night into day.
The X2's output is optimised for your activity, with IMT (Intelligent Mode Technology). The version 3 is fully programmable allowing you to choose the light levels that suit your riding.
A remote switch keeps your hand on the controls and the small size means there's no massive weight hanging from the top of your helmet. A huge benfit of its design is the ability to mount on the front of the helmet meaning you'll never catch your light on another overhanging tree. Additionally it can also mount on the handlebar or on the headstrap (if ordered) - it can also be mounted on a rifle or hunting bow using the helmet mount!
The X2 is delivered in a hard-shell carry case. The contents of the case are: