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Need wireless compatible light

Old 11-22-17, 06:10 PM
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Need wireless compatible light

Hi,

I'm looking for a led bike light around 400 lumens that won't interfere with a wireless speedometer. Anybody know of one?

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Old 11-22-17, 06:15 PM
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I run a cygolight rechargeable and a wireless cateye computer. Never noticed any interference.
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Originally Posted by WNCGoater View Post
I run a cygolight rechargeable and a wireless cateye computer. Never noticed any interference.
Ditto, same setup.
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Originally Posted by WNCGoater View Post
I run a cygolight rechargeable and a wireless cateye computer. Never noticed any interference.
How far away are they? I have a Cygolite metro 360 that works really nice on my road bike and mtb (both have wired speedos) but is a little funky on my fixed gear (they are only 3 inches or so away). Haven't tried it in a while, but I remember it being a little funky.

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I guess it's ok. Just tested it, and it works on all modes, except the lightning mode (when you switch on lightning, the speedo registers 0, but if you switch it to another mode, it works fine). I think i can live with that.

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Old 11-23-17, 05:56 AM
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Originally Posted by bonsai171 View Post
How far away are they? I have a Cygolite metro 360 that works really nice on my road bike and mtb (both have wired speedos) but is a little funky on my fixed gear (they are only 3 inches or so away). Haven't tried it in a while, but I remember it being a little funky.

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ON my road bike I have my cateye on my top tube and cygolight on my bar. There's maybe 10" of separation. But I have run them both on the bar, separated by around 4" I'd guess, with no affects that I've noticed
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One thing I have noticed, there is an area on my regular ride routes where the computer regularly stops recording. Just goes to zero for a while. The result is, most of my rides recorded on the bike computer are about 1 - 1 1/2 miles shorter than actual. The only thing I can possibly imagine that causes this, and since it only happens in a certain area, is there are two solar farms in the area. The computer receives signals from the transmitter on the fork, which picks up the rotation of the little magnet on the spoke. I don't know if the solar farms interfere with the magnet, confuses the earth's magnetic field, emits some spooky waves, or even if they do anything. But almost every ride, if I pass through that area, my computer stops working for a time. It has never happened anywhere else.
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I'm using a Ravemen 1200, and it's just millimeters from my Garmin Edge 500. Everything seems to be working just fine.
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Try running the light on the brightest setting. That may eliminate the interference.
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