A side view of the Command 20


  • Weight:  8.4 oz stated (8.9 oz on our scale)Logo
  • Light Output:  60 Lumens
  • Beam Profile:  Flood (Wide, General Area Lighting)
  • Run Time on “High”:  16hr (rechargeable – 7hr)
  • Price:  $84.99 – $95.99


  • Rugged, reliable, and heat resistant
  • Doesn’t interfere with operation of helmet visor
  • Hides its weight well, due to excellent balance
  • Lengthy runtime even on high
  • The two green LED’s in the array help with depth perception and color rendering in mild to moderate smoke conditions


  • Not as bright as some others in its class (as it is a headlamp, this could just as easily go in the PRO column)
  • Unfocused beam not very useful outdoors
  • Long runtime comes at the cost of increased weight
  • Needs a helmet equipped with Bourke® shields or EZ-Flips® to really shine.
  • Can’t really be used as a regular headlamp without ordering additional straps


  • Providing general work lighting in mild to moderate smoke conditions
  • Overhaul
  • Helmet Cam Filming of Interior Operations


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  • Streamlight Septor
  • Pelican 2640 HeadsUp Lite
  • Petzl Duo LED 14
  • Surefire Saint
Not enough spill beam for general work.

Lights like this Pelican Big Ed have a narrow beam angle. Great for cutting smoke, not so great at other illumination tasks.

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Fire Helmet Cam User Manual – FDCam

FDCam – Fire Helmet Cam User Manual

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