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bright. brighter. vegaview.


Bring light into the darkness.

Up to 4 times lighter view in light state and in grind mode. A real world record! optrel redefines the viewing experience for welders. Discover the lightest ADF in the vegaview2.5.

Until now

This is how you see your surroundings today when performing tasks like job preparation, weld inspection, or grinding.


The vegaview2.5 opens up a whole new visual experience to you in light state. The much brighter view of your working environment increases both safety and efficiency in the workplace. 

Thanks to optrel’s latest optic technology, you can enjoy a detailed and true-colour view of the welding process at shade levels 8-12.

Easy to use – for professional work


The respiratory system for a maximum of safety

  • Integriated Particle Filter of the highest Safety Class (TH3)
  • Protects reliably from Smoke, Aerosols, and Dust


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bright. brighter. vegaview.

World record ADF with shade level 2.5 / 8–12: The optrel vegaview2.5 lets the welders’ most desired wish come true: bright view. With its unrivaled brightest ADF view with shade level 2.5, vegaview2.5 improves the visibility of welders’ environment by 400%! Compared with traditional autodarkening welding helmets, vegaview2.5 sets the world record in the light state!

Thanks to a special UV/IR filter, the vegaview2.5 offers a real color experience never seen before and finally brings color into the world of welding.

Weighting only 482 g (17 oz), the vegaview2.5 is one of the lightest auto­darkening welding helmets available. Its ergonomic design minimizes strain on the head and neck, ensuring comfort throughout the work day.

The vegaview2.5 is perfectly combined with the optrel e3000 PAPR respiratory system. With its integrated high-performance particle filter (TH3), welders are adequately protected against smoke, aerosols, and dust.

Outside Adjustment

Comfort Headband

Overhead Welding

Sensor Slide

Patented Excenter

Hard Hat Adapter

Grind Mode

Warranty Extension
2+1 Years


Parking Buddy

Respiratory Protection

Fields of Application

  • Elektrode Welding (Stick Welding, SMAW)
  • GMAW High melting rate process
  • Flux Cored Wire Welding
  • TIG Welding (GTAW)
  • Plasma Arc Welding
  • Micro Plasma Arc Welding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Gas Welding
  • Grinding


vegaview2.5 automatic welding helmet
vegaview2.5 with universal hardhat adapter
vegaview2.5 PAPR welding helmet, black
Ready to weld package vegaview2.5 black - PAPR helmet and e3000X (ATEX) PAPR blower unit green, 18h power battery, parking buddy and e3000/X bag
Ready to weld upgrade vegaview2.5 black - PAPR helmet shell without ADF, e3000X (ATEX) PAPR blower unit green, 18h power battery, parking buddy and e3000/X bag
Ready to weld package vegaview2.5 + swiss air respiratory protection system complete with control panel, incl. comfort half mask: consisting of half mask and hose system incl. head and neck strap, blower unit, shoulder harness, charger, storage bag
Article Nr.DescriptionUnitsImage
8000.100Helmet backpack - black/green1
5000.210Front cover lens OSE/e6002
5000.212Front cover lens e600, vegaview & OSE5
5000.001Clear inside cover lens, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p5305
5004.020comfort band for headband2
5012.470Replacement cartridge vegaview2.51
5001.635Helmet shell - vegaview2.51
5003.250Comfort head band panoramaxx - black , panoramaxx1
5002.049Quarter turn bolt for headband2
5003.500Repairset 1 e600 helmets1
5003.501Repairset 2 e600 helmets1
5000.050Magnifying lens 1.00, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p5301
5000.051Magnifying lens 1.50, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p5301
5000.052Magnifying lens 2.00, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p5301
5000.053Magnifying lens 2.50, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p5301
5000.013Inside cover lens dark green, +2.0, sphere-eerie, y-serie, liteflip, OSE5
4028.015Chest protection leather1
4028.016Head & neck protection leather1
5011.180Hard hat adapter1
5002.900parking buddy for weldcap and optrel welding helmets1  
4261.005PAPR helmet shell (e3000) - vegaview2.51
4230.002Hard Hat CONNECT PAPR (e3000) e680/e670/e650/vegaview1
4551.024e3000/e3000X air hose holder1
4160.000Face seal suitable for e600 helmets/vegaview1
4157.000Face seal suitable for e600/vegaview helmets with hard hat1
4028.031Head & neck protection leather PAPR1
5002.840bumpcap black to attach to the optrel headband1
5003.530Headgear halo to clip on, suitable for all optrel headbands.1
5011.130Hard hat - black1
5011.131Hard hat - white1
5011.132Hard hat - red1
5011.133Hard hat - orange1
5011.134Hard hat - yellow1
5000.175Inner protective lens, colourfast, +1.0 (set of 5) - fits sphere series, Y series, liteflip, OSE5

Technical Data

Light transmittance
Ultraviolet-/infrared protection (maximum at any shade setting)
Infinite exterior shade level setting
Visible range activated: shade level 8 - 12
Visible range not activated: shade level 2.5
Power supply
2 pcs batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032)
Operating time batteries
Approx. 3000 hours (operating)
3 sensors, variable detection angle with movable sensor slider
Switching time
Light to dark: 0.100 ms at room temperature
0.070 ms at 55°C / 131°F
Dark to light: from 0.05 s to 1.0 s adjustable
Optical class: 1
Scattered light: 1
Homogeneity: 1
Angular dependence:2
Shape stability
Welding mask: up to 220°C / 428°F
Front cover lens: up to 137°C / 279°F
Protection for ADF
Reflection free front cover lens and inside cover lens
Mask material
Mask colour
Operating temperature
-10°C to +70°C / 14°F to 158°F
Storage temperature
-20°C to +80°C / -4°F to 176°F
Welding helmet: 482 g, 17.002 oz
Scope of delivery
Welding helmet, instruction manual, storage bag, batteries, warranty card and one front cover lense
from date of purchase: 2 years for manufacturing and material defects, 6 months for battery
Warranty extension
1 year additional (battery excluded) for online product registration within the first 6 months (from date of purchase) on

Further information

For further information pls refer to your optrel partner next to you or to our customer service.