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Oldham GL9 - Halogen Li-ion Safety Caplamp

Rechargeable halogen bulb / lithium ion helmet mounted lamp with 12.4Ah battery.

IMPORTANT - ATEX: Oldham products are NOT currently ATEX certified, and are therefore unsuitable for applications where ATEX certification is required. We will update this page when the products are re-certified.

Oldham caplamps are used the world over in the mining industry, the petrochemical industry, for sewer inspection, tunnelling and construction and a wide variety of other uses where safety and reliability considerations must be met.

The Oldham GL9 caplamp is a best of both combination of the industry standard Halogen bulb G-Series lamp headpiece with the smaller and lighter lithium-ion (li-ion) L9 battery pack.

Oldham GT5 The GT5 caplamp is now obsolete (from 2012). The GL9 is intended as a direct replacement for the GT5 featuring the T5 or T6 battery. Please refer to the note below on charging.

Previous product code: M271551
SKU: 200005
Manufacturer: Oldham
£249.52 incl VAT
  • Number of bulbs: 2 (1 main / 1 auxiliary)
  • Main bulb (halogen) rating: 4.1V 48 lumens ~ 12 hour shift
  • Auxiliary bulb rating: 0.46 watts / 30+ hours
  • Cable: Flexible twin core short lay polychloroprene sheath
  • Max. beam intensity over 30: 9,500cd
  • Angle over which intensity is not less than 1cd: 120°
  • Weight: 400g
  • 12.4Ah capacity
  • Number of cells: 8
  • Nominal voltage: 4.2v
  • Fuse rating: 3A
  • Battery life: >1,200 cycles
  • Material: polycarbonate
  • Length: 111mm (base) / 152mm (top)
  • Height: 95mm (terminals) / 125mm (lid)
  • Width: 55mm
  • Weight: 400g

L9 lithium-ion batteries may be charged on older constant-voltage chargers provided that charging voltage is adjusted to 4.2v output.

From 2012 the T5 and T6 'Megalight' batteries have become obsolete.

This lamp is intended as a direct replacement; but utilising the lighter more modern li-ion battery pack.

The L9 lithium-ion battery may be used as a direct replacement for T5 and T6 batteries provided that constant-voltage chargers are adjusted to 4.2v output.

Products specifications
Lamp format Corded (external battery pack)
Power supply Lithium Ion (LiIon) battery 4.2 V / 12.4 Ah
Light modes 2 - Main and Auxiliary (Emergency)
Main LED duration ≥ 12 hours
Auxiliary LED duration ≥ 30 hours
Intense (boost) LED duration -
Main LED output (brightness) 48 lumens
Auxiliary LED output (brightness) -
Intense (boost) LED output (brightness) -
Charging time (recommended charger) 8-10 hours
Charging cycles > 1,200 cycles
Cable length 140cm
Total weight 800g
ATEX certification -
Other certified standards -
IP rating IP54
Working temperature Ta = 0°C – +40°C
Warranty 1 year (2 years optional)