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Any experience with Superflash lookalike (Sette ST-316, from PricePoint.com)

Old 10-30-09, 03:53 AM
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Any experience with Superflash lookalike (Sette ST-316, from PricePoint.com)

Does anyone have any experience with this Sette ST-316? It is very similar in looks (and supposedly performance) to the Planet Bike Superflash, but at half the price. I read one thread that said these are good quality and actually brighter than the Superflash.

I'm just wondering if anyone else has had any experience with the light besides the one person who wrote about them on the boards (I could only find one at least). Thanks folks!!
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Old 10-30-09, 04:49 AM
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Bet their customer service isn't half as good as Planet Bike's. Part of what makes PB's light so noticeable isn't so much the brightness (which it is) , it's the irritating pulse of the strobe. And PB's Customer service is without question one of the best in the business. That has a value.
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Old 10-30-09, 05:44 AM
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I just ordered some stuff from Pricepoint, including a ST-316. I have a few PB Superflashes now and was planning on doing a side by side comparison. They should arrive in the next day or so and I will do my 'testing' and post my results.
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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=570454
Another thread, with comparison video:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=595832

I might pick one of these up, even though I have two superflashes and a Dinotte. I just love lights.
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^Thanks for posting that link to the video in the second thread! Everything I've read thus far says that the Sette is a good and cheap alternative with a couple cons that don't seem to over do the pros (No PB customer support, possibly cheaper insides).
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I own a planet bike superflash but out of curiosity I bought the Sette light. I must say, I was pleasantly surprised. It's really bright and seems to be a really good light for the price. I've only had it for a few weeks but so far so good. My only complaint would have to be the bike mount it comes with, it's pretty flimsy.
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Yes, I know this is an old thread. But it's for the same product that happens to be on sale at pricepoint for $8 + shipping. I don't work for Sette or Pricepoint, but this is a good deal.
It's as bright as the Planet Bike version.

Whether you buy the Sette or not, If you ride with traffic it's critical that you have something like this on your bike. Drivers in general don't pay enough attention and this will catch anyone's eye, especially in foul weather. Buy two, and keep one for a backup.

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I see a UK seller with a look alike, there may be some rebadging
from the same Asian factory depending on who, importing-distributor, orders it.
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Buy two because it's critical to run at least two lights. The PBSF is a very minimal light - I'd generally recommend stepping up a bit - I wouldn't want to ride with less than at least the PBSF turbo or the Radbot 1000 - both 1 watt lights - and at least two of them. I'm happier with 2 or 3 watt tails, at least two. Cygolite Hotshot, etc.
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Wanted to follow up on the Sette 316. I bought 4 at the bargain price and three of them are dead. They worked for a few months then just quit.
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