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Old 02-19-08, 03:28 AM   #1
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New Planet Bike Headlights

Looks like Planet Bike is starting to show their new one watt LED with a reported two watt coming.

http://kentsbike.blogspot.com/2008/0...-and-some.html
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Old 02-19-08, 04:37 AM   #2
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Hmm.. the white color of the light housing. >_<;; I would prefer if it was black with a white stripe.
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Old 02-19-08, 04:42 AM   #3
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Just finished the review. I think I'll wait for the 2W version and also see a battery run on the 1W first. I too was thinking the voltage boost for the CREE XRE LED on the 1W. Last thing I want is the light to cut out on me while riding. Cree needs 3.5v to power. 2xAA = 3.0.
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or 2AA = 2.4v if you're using NiMH rechargables.
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Old 02-19-08, 10:52 PM   #5
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I purchased their half-watt about two weeks ago and noticed that the 1 and 2 watt models are now on their website, expected to ship in May or so. Only having done one ride where I used a completely unlit path, I can see the need for something with a lot more light if I start doing that on any sort of regular basis. I'm otherwise happy with my 0.5 watt model so far and will probably go straight to the 2 watt model to make it worth the upgrade when the time comes.
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How do these compare to Fenix L2D, etc.?


Anyone know how many watts the L2D is?


Also, what is the difference between the Q5 and the Cree?
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How do these compare to Fenix L2D, etc.?


Anyone know how many watts the L2D is?


Also, what is the difference between the Q5 and the Cree?

The Cree Q5 /IS/ made by Cree.
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Nice review ZE!
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