Petzl Pixa 3R rechargeable head torch

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Petzl Pixa 3R rechargeable head torch

The Petzl Pixa range of torches provides essential hands free lighting. The Petzl Pixa 3R rechargeable head torch is an intrinsically safe torch certified for use in ATEX zones 2 / 22 explosive atmospheres. It’s a multibeam LED torch specifically built to withstand the rigors of industrial life. It features Petzl’s Constant Lighting Technology which provides a stable and consistent light level until the battery runs out. You can switch between close-range, movement and distance vision with the twist of the selector knob. It has an IP Protection Index of IP67 which means it can withstand temporary immersion and is completely sealed against the ingress of dust. It even provides up to 1.5 hours of reserve lighting once the battery is nearly drained.

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Key Features

  • Maximum brightness – 90 lumens
  • Maximum distance – 90 metres
  • Maximum burn-time – 11.5 hours
  • 3-hour charging time
  • Battery discharge indicator
  • LED mode indicator
  • ATEX certification Zones 2 / 22 for use in hazardous areas (II 3 GD Ex nA ic IIB T4 Gc tc IIIC T135°C Dc)
  • Slots straight on to a Petzl Vertex helmet (versions manufactured as of 2011), Petzl Strato helmet or Petzl Alveo helmet
  • Can be used on others helmets using the headband and helmet clips
  • Constant Lighting Technology which provides a stable and consistent light level
  • Water resistant (temporary immersion down to 1 metre for up to 30 minutes)
  • 3 power settings:
  • Standard – 3 brightness and battery life options
  • Max. Autonomy – maximises battery life
  • Max. Power – Maximum brightness
  • 3 beam settings:
    • Large / Flood
    • Mixed
    • Focused
  • 3 brightness modes and reserve mode
  • Perfectly uniform beam for user comfort
  • Great mechanical strength - protected against falls (up to 2m), impacts and crushing (up to 80kg) 
  • Good resistance to chemicals
  • Storage function prevents inadvertent operation
  • Can be placed on a flat surface in order to direct light (90° rotation)
  • Removeable and washable headband
  • Includes helmet mounting plate
  • Lithium-Ion Polymer (Li-Po) 900 mAh lightweight high-performance rechargeable battery
  • Includes USB 5V charging base with charge indicator, USB lead and wall adapter
  • You can charge the battery while on the torch or removed

Settings Lighting
Brightness Distance Burn
Constant Lighting Standard Lighting Close-Range Work Flood 20 lm 15 m 11h 30 10 lm for 1h 30
Movement Mixed 55 lm 45 m 5h
Distance Vision Focused 90 lm 90 m 3h 30

Different versions

Petzl Pixa 1
Petzl Pixa 2
Petzl Pixa 3
Petzl Pixa Z1


Petzl Pixadapt
Petzl Rubber
Petzl Crochlamp S helmet clips for thin edged helmets
Petzl Crochlamp L helmet clips for thick edged helmets
Petzl Pixa replacement headband
Petzl Pouche


Wash and rinse in clean water using pure soap
+30°C / 86°F (max.)


 Dry in a well-ventilated place away from direct sources of heat or sunlight.


Is the rechargeable dock available as an extra item.

Unfortunately not Petzl don’t sell the charging dock as a separate item.

How do I switch my Pixa 3R between power settings?

You access the torches configuration function by turning the selector knob rapidly twice. You then select one of the 3 power settings. Each setting is indicated by an LED. Wait for 6 seconds for your selected setting to take effect..



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Torches and Lighting
Head Torches
Brightness Output
90 Lumens
Constant Lighting
Beam Pattern
Mixed, Focused, Wide,
Power Source
Rechargable Battery
Lighting Modes
Waterproof Rating
IP 67
Battery Type
rechargeable 930 mAh Lithium-Ion Polymer battery
Charging Time

Environments & Standards

Atex Zones
II 3 G Ex nA ic IIB T4 Gc
IIIC T135° C Dc
Operating Temperature from
-30°C / -22°F
Operating Temperature to
+40°C / +104°F


Industrial or Sport Use
Weight (g)
3 Years
Wind Farm Kit
Helmets & Accessories

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