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The Dragon 5



Possibly the lightest powerful caplamp on the market



  • One of the lightest caplamp available at 100 grams without the bracket

  • The well defined beam with additional foot level lighting gives an evenness of lighting.

  • Max output of 1800 lumens.

  • Power pack 182 grams.

  • IP68 - 5 metres waterproof and no silly flashy modes. (Not suitable for diving)

  • 220 lumens walk mode for 16 hours from a pack that weighs only 182 grams.

  • Universal GoPro helmet mounting

  • 3 straightforward modes, plus low level floods

  • IGUS Chainflex cable, very strong!

  • Only £150 for kit of lamp, 2 cell power pack, charger and fitting kit.


This lamp offers a magic combination of well defined beam supplemented by a low level downlight at low output.

This is to the best of my knowledge the most powerful little lamp designed for underground use, for its size and weight, that you can get your hands on. And yet full power is sustainable under most conditions. I have had it on full for over 5 minutes, the lamp got warm but not hot.

I have become increasingly aware of the issue of some lamps whereby the wearer has difficulty seeing his or her feet, this is dangerous. These new designs overcome this big time.

The lamp is designed to run of serial Li ions at approx 8V, and package includes a simple Li Ion dedicated, red light-green light charger

Most exploration can be done comfortably on the walk mode setting, which only draws a measly 0.23 amps from the battery ( at nominal 7.4V) and on test has sustained this output for over 12 hours, and then continued on diminishing output for 16 hours on the tiny 2 cell helmet mounted power pack!

Note: This lamp is unsuitable for diving or prolonged immersion at depth due to risk of water being forced up inside the cable. No other reason.



Small lightweight power pack

Cleaning instruction!


Below is standard mode in Devonshire Cavern, Matlock. Note the foreground illumination from the down light.

Below is on full power, same location. Lighting is overall rather than tight beam.

Below is the standard beam on a rock at three metres, my bits and pieces for scale.

Below: Power pack on charge. Red = charging, Green = charged, simple. Power pack for this lamp weighs only 182 grams yet is 3.5 AH and powers lamp on standard mode for 12.5 hours on this lamp.


1 lamp, 1 by 2 cell 'red band' helmet mount battery pack, dedicated charger, plus fitting kit. Price £150 plus £8 post and packing, total £158.

P and P includes insurance on this lamp.


Cree Technology

The XLamp® XP-L LED is the first commercially available single-die LED to deliver breakthrough efficacy of up to 200 lm/w at 350 mA. The game-changing Cree® XLamp XP-L LED delivers an immediate performance increase of 50% or more as a drop-in upgrade for lighting designs based on Cree’s market-leading XLamp XP-G LEDs. As the brightest member of the industry’s only family of high-density-class discrete LEDs, the new XP-L LED redefines system performance, cost and size of LED lighting.

 XP-L V5 emitters are used in the Dragon

    XLamp XP-L.pdf

    XLamp XP-G2.pdf




Dragon Instruction Sheet


The price is £150 with 2 cell Li Ion helmet mount power pack, dedicated charger, and helmet fixing cord. Add £8 P and P, total £158.00

Posting is Royal mail Special delivery


Our Guarantee

All lamps are guaranteed for 12 months from date of purchase. Refunds of postage will be included in certain cases. Lamps are described as IP 67 waterproof, but not suitable for diving. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Ordering a lamp

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Subject to this, please send your cheque for the amount plus postage to:


 Green Gables

        Stafford Road.

         Great Wyrley


            WS6 6AX


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