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Hobart Auto Arc Explorer Helmet, Black

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The Hobart Auto Arc Explorer Helmet provides a standard viewing area lenses, dual arc sensors for reliable arc detection, as well as grind mode to shield the welder while preparing to weld surfaces. The internal shade control enables the welder to adjust lenses darkness from shade #9 to #13 for a wide range of MIG, Stick and limited TIG applications. The Explorer Series is the perfect choice for the occasional welder, hobbyist, or person who is exploring welding for the first time.

  • #9 to #13 Variable Shade with Light State #4
  • Viewing Field: 3.82 in. X 1.81 in. (97 mm x 46 mm)
  • 1/10,000 second reaction time
  • Low Battery Indicator - Auto On/Auto Off
  • Accepts standard 2 in. X 4-1/4 in. magnifying lenses
  • Ratcheting Headgear with sweatband
  • Max. As for Lenses Shade: Up to 250A
  • 1 year limited warranty

Specification Description
Reaction Time: 1/10,000 second
Warranty: 1-Year Limited
Lightest Shade #: #9 - #13
Fixed or Variable Shade: Variable
Lens Plate Width: 1-7/8 in.
Brand: Hobart
Auto-Darkening: Yes
Lens Plate Height: 3-5/8 in.
Darkest Shade #: #9 - #13
Manufacturer Part Number 770768
Hobart Auto Arc Explorer Helmet, Black is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great starter hood I bought this a year ago for school and worked it hard. MIG, TIG, SMAW (stick) torch etc. This is a great starter hood or hobbyist hood. My only problem is the head gear. As one moves it up and down, the knob on the right loosens up and will eventually come off without tightening back up
Date published: 2017-12-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good helmet just the headgear is junk. Good helmet but the headgear went out about a month later. . I got the miller headgear 256-174 and installed it. Now it's great. Most comfortable helmet I have ever had.
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Works great for wire welding and really adjustable fit.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hobart auto arc welding hood I have had 2 of these hoods the first one lasted almost 2 years, the second went bad after a month but it was promply replaced by Tractor Supply, but not the store in my town, had to contact there service team because of the rudeness of the store employee's at the Gallipolis location. If not for there actions it would have recieved 5 stars
Date published: 2017-06-30
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What size is the outside lens and the inside lens....

Asked by: BigBubba64
The outside clear lens measures 4.5 x 3.75 inches.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-03-02

how do I make it "auto darken?"

Asked by: Bebob
Slide the weld/grind switch into the up position for weld and set the sensitivity to at least mid-range or higher. Hold up to a light source with 12 inches of the hood and it should darken. If it does not darken, check the battery for 2.8voltas or higher. If the battery tests good then the lens is non-functional and will need replacing.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2017-09-19

What battery does it take?

Asked by: MrBigTool
It takes a CR2450 battery.
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2018-07-21

Where are these made?

Asked by: Craig1980
Country of Origin is South Korea.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-05-13
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