When my friends at Fitapproach told me about the new Convertible HDL from PR Racer, I was super excited and as an runner who runs a lot in the dark (especially in the winter) I knew that this was a product I want for myself.
So what is the Convertible HDL? From PR Racer: The Convertible HDL is an innovative skull cap and headband combo that helps you run smarter. In warmer weather, it can be worn top down with the cap neatly tucked away as a sweat wicking headband – and when the weather gets cooler, you can simply pull it up and over for extra warmth.
But that’s not all…It also is a powerful headlamp and voice activated camera! See below for all the Technical features.
(Italics from the kickstarter website, bold my comments)
Convertible: This is the lightweight, moisture wicking, fashionable headband that converts to a skull cap. Perfect for any climate, it is the Convertible that is the base of our new technology.
HD: The camera allows you to capture your run in FHD (1920×1280) or HD (1280×720) format with still photo capability. In addition to video, you can take photos using single shot, burst mode, or time-lapse mode. In addition, the camera carries a GPS, altimeter, and accelerometer to capture all the vital statistics from your run. So basically it’s a watch & a camera all in one? Amazing!
L: The headlamp shines at more than 400 lumens, ensuring your path is clearly lit, during even the darkest runs. This high-powered light also makes it possible to catch clean video during dawn, dusk and nighttime runs – something no wearable camera offers. The headlamp features 4 pre-sets so you can change the lumen level based on where you are running, which is pretty cool & would help save on batteries.
That’s a lot of stuff packed into one small device! And they also have an app. I, for one, am looking forward to trying out the camera in the dark because I can never get good photos.
Normally I wear a trucker hat while running but it’s not easy to use a headlamp with the hat, you have to turn the hat around and then I have to lower my ponytail, etc. which makes it a hassle. If I don’t wear a hat, the headlamp can be a little uncomfortable on my forehead.
The Convertible HDL is a great solution for these problems and I personally haven’t seen anything like this out there.
Now how can you get one? Well PR Racer launched their Kickstarter campaign today and you too can get in on the ground floor and get your very own Convertible HDL when it comes out in early fall 2016 (target date subject to change). Which is perfect timing for those dark winter runs!
There are a lot of different levels to choose from on PR Racer Kickstarter page including a limited offer where the first 50 people can get 50% off the retail price starting at $149.,The next 50 people can get the Early Bird price of $179 or anyone can get the discounted price of $199 ($100 off retail price for the entire kickstarter campaign).
As a Thank You for checking out my post & the Kickstarter today, I’m also giving away some cool stuff from PR Racer.
- Either a Convertible HDL t-shirt or RUN t-shirt
- A RUN hat
- And performance decals for 5K, 10K, 13.1, and 26.2 distances.
Winner would need to provide the state they would like on the RUN t-shirt (if chosen), state they would like on the RUN hat, and finish times for the race decals
Contest open to US Residents only with a valid mailing address (not a PO Box), prize will be delivered by PR Racer .
I’m looking forward to hearing what you think about this cool new product.
**This post is sponsored by Fitapproach & PR Racer however as always all opinions are my own**