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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-01-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
My bad, seems the info on how many people are...

My bad, seems the info on how many people are using it in an area only comes up when you first turn on the app. It appears at the bottom of the screen for a couple seconds. Probably been doing it...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-01-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Sounds like a winner to me. I would think though...

Sounds like a winner to me. I would think though it better if the camera was mounted higher. If mounted on the grill of the car I would think that to be a bit low. Still, I'm thinking such a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-29-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Something else the current Waze app told me just...

Something else the current Waze app told me just the other day; I was driving through a particular town when a small pop-up informed me that there were over 50K users of the app in the area I was...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-29-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Like you said, there are plenty of single AA...

Like you said, there are plenty of single AA torches out there. Since you are looking for something for backup it's a good idea to buy something reliable. Last thing you need when in a pinch is to...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-27-17, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
In answer to your first question; How about your...

In answer to your first question; How about your next turn ( it's a navigation app ), closed road, crash ahead on side of road, car on side of road or heavy traffic. In answer to your second...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-25-17, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Torches that use single AA cells are usually...

Torches that use single AA cells are usually quite small and lite-weight. A simple cheap rubber and Velcro torch handlebar mount should do the trick. Something like this...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-25-17, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Funny thing happened last night while I was...

Funny thing happened last night while I was riding my bike. I was using the Waze app just so I wouldn't make a wrong turn on one of the back roads I was on when about half way into my ride when the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-23-17, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
A funny thing happened today while I was using...

A funny thing happened today while I was using the current version of the Waze app. I'm driving down Interstate 95 and a warning pops up on my phone screen informing me that, "An animal is on the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-22-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Assuming a new innovated app was designed, why...

Assuming a new innovated app was designed, why would you think it would report your presence as a traffic jam since if you are on your bike you are registering in as a cyclist? That said I took a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-22-17, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
If you're the driver of a motor vehicle, no...

If you're the driver of a motor vehicle, no denying almost anything you can do with a phone can be distracting..."IF"...you are interacting with the device "physically". Now if you are one of those...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-21-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Yes, obviously the Waze app currently isn't...

Yes, obviously the Waze app currently isn't designed to track but some apps do. I'm just pointing out the possibilities. From what I understand there is already devices ( or apps ) that can track a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-20-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Idea; The Waze app for cycling?

Just last week a buddy at work turned me on to the Waze app. Since we both drive for a living I was intrigued on how this might differ from Google map which I generally use when I'm working. To...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-20-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
I agree very much with what adamrice said as well...

I agree very much with what adamrice said as well as the good advice from many others. How you aim your lights depends on many factors, mainly where you are riding ( road, MUP, off road...etc. ),...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-19-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Sorry, I'm just now seeing that no one...

Sorry, I'm just now seeing that no one responding to this comment. You need to understand that anything made by man that uses or produces electricity can fail. While failure rates are generally...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-18-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Besides the thread not being about vaping...

Besides the thread not being about vaping devices...I wouldn't dare to assume what quality control is used on any product. Now if you have some supernatural insight into the world of quality control...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-13-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Vaping has nothing to do ( per say ) with the...

Vaping has nothing to do ( per say ) with the discharging capabilities of a Li-ion battery. Keep in mind the device used to vape is drawing electric current from the battery in order to produce heat...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-12-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
You can't make a Li-ion battery explode by...

You can't make a Li-ion battery explode by over-draining them. If that were true non-protected cells would never be sold. You can kill the battery by over-discharging an unprotected cell but that's...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-12-17, 04:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Using switchable 18650's, always a big plus. ...

Using switchable 18650's, always a big plus. According to the review on MTBR the main body of the lamp is plastic but not everyone who had one seemed to agreed on this. After looking at a couple...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-11-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
About the Raveman CR500; Yes, the battery is...

About the Raveman CR500; Yes, the battery is likely the Sanyo 1700mAh 18500 cell. I agree about the flash modes. What works well optically for the road beam pattern doesn't work well for the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-11-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
You didn't say how long you've owned it but if it...

You didn't say how long you've owned it but if it was less than a year you might try seeing if Performance will take it back. I have one of the same lamps. I've had mine for years and stills runs...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-10-17, 04:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Sorry, I shouldn't of used the notation, "ASAP". ...

Sorry, I shouldn't of used the notation, "ASAP". I was just trying to point out that it is usually best to make sure you charge the lamp before the charge got too near to depletion. If the lamp...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-10-17, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
That's one heck of a ride home from work. It's...

That's one heck of a ride home from work. It's fine to ride with torches as long as you don't mind the beam patterns. At least with torches you can swap out the batteries if need be. As for me,...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-09-17, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Interesting. I bought a similar light off Amazon...

Interesting. I bought a similar light off Amazon a month ago but only listed about 300 lumen. The one have isn't bad considering what I paid but the beam tint is kind of bluish ( which I don't like...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-09-17, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
Sounds like you ride on the road and occasionally...

Sounds like you ride on the road and occasionally in the fog. A lamp like the Xflare would not work well in the fog if using as a front light. All that massive flood the Xflare's produce would just...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-09-17, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By 01 CAt Man Do
First question, No, the lamp is designed to stop...

First question, No, the lamp is designed to stop charging when the battery is fully charged, even if left plugged in. Five hrs would be the typical time to charge if the battery is fully depleted. ...
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