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Old 02-25-14, 01:54 PM   #1
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Does anyone have this rear light?

i got this on ebay and i am very impressed with the quality construction of the Aluminum body, also, seems quite bright and easy to operate. You just push the red lens and it turns on, push it one more time and is fast flash, another push and is a slower flash, you push it once more and it turns off. It mounts very well on my seat post.

I wonder if anyone one else has tried this light before, i also wonder what kind of LED is inside? 1/2 watt led?

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Old 02-25-14, 05:48 PM   #2
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It uses two CR2032 Lithium batteries and according to the seller lasts about 160 hours in blinking mode.

Here is a better picture of the light.

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Old 02-25-14, 09:45 PM   #3
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How bright? Could you make a short video?
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Old 02-25-14, 09:54 PM   #4
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i just did, but don't know how to post it here.
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Old 02-25-14, 10:26 PM   #5
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Here is the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GABIXTexL8A
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Old 02-26-14, 12:20 AM   #6
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Old 02-26-14, 12:27 AM   #7
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It looks like the one offered by Fasttech
http://www.fasttech.com/products/160...e-safety-light
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Old 02-26-14, 10:37 AM   #8
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You need to change the privacy settings on that for people to view it.
OK, try it now and let me know if you can view it.
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Old 02-26-14, 10:39 AM   #9
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It looks like the one offered by Fasttech
http://www.fasttech.com/products/160...e-safety-light
yep, looks like the same light.
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Old 02-26-14, 10:55 AM   #10
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I ordered this and put it on my helmet. The quality and visibility is okay. It needs better water intrusion sealing. The price was right.
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Old 02-26-14, 11:12 AM   #11
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i have modified a paperclip to go under the light and it now positions my light parallel to the floor for increased brightness. I've notice that when this LED light is positioned right in the field of view, it looks brighter to the eye and that is a good thing, when you only have one LED, like i do on my bike.

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OK, i just got my Smart Superflash clone with the 1/2 watt LED and two additional red leds, and i made a video against the light above, which the seller stated had a 1/2 watt LED too.

This afternoon i compared it to the Niterider Stinger USB and i was very impressed with my light and so was my friend. He said mine was brighter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCTAY...m-upload_owner
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Old 02-27-14, 11:00 AM   #13
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Here is another video compared to the Cateye, Smart Superflash Clone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkaM9...m-upload_owner
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Old 02-27-14, 11:01 PM   #15
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The Cateye is very bright, surprisingly so. I've seen an adaptor where you can mount them in the Fizik seat bracket.

The eBay aluminium light is good too but only being small isn't quite as good as the Cateye but good for a second light.

The PBSF clone is ok but not as brights as the other 2 lights.
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Since my last one is broken down, didn't have one yet. So, it is a good deal, right?
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Old 02-28-14, 12:51 AM   #17
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Since my last one is broken down, didn't have one yet. So, it is a good deal, right?
Yes, good deal, brighter than the Niterider stinger usb, which I was gonna get with the 0.5 watt led, and about 25 lumens. It also seems brighter than the super flash clone, which has 3 leds, with one of them being a 1/2 watt red led.
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If you use that light for several months or more, you might wipe out your savings replacing the batteries. Button batteries are very expensive for the amount of capacity they have.
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If you use that light for several months or more, you might wipe out your savings replacing the batteries. Button batteries are very expensive for the amount of capacity they have.
I got 20 pieces of the CR2032 for like $3
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Well then, you're smarter than the average bear.

I once bought two of those sheets by accident, thinking I was buying two cells. I sold the cells individually on ebay for about $1 each.
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Well then, you're smarter than the average bear.

I once bought two of those sheets by accident, thinking I was buying two cells. I sold the cells individually on ebay for about $1 each.
i figure i only ride once a week so for me the batteries will last. Plus, if i could find such a compact light and be that bright and also USB charged, i would have picked it up already. The one i was considering was the Niterider Stinger USB model, but when i compared it, it was not bright enough. so i ended up getting this one to try.
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Yes, good deal, brighter than the Niterider stinger usb, which I was gonna get with the 0.5 watt led, and about 25 lumens. It also seems brighter than the super flash clone, which has 3 leds, with one of them being a 1/2 watt red led.
Thanks, I have ordered it. Still on the way, hope it will be great.
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