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    Seca 700 Ultra: $370 after cashback

    "sportsduster" has these on ebay; and he claims that these are new and
    that he is an authorised dealer for Light & Motion (he was adamant about it).
    Price = $490 = $370 after 25% cashback from microsoft.

    How would this compare to the Dinotte 800l/400l sale ?

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    You wanna hit the road - go for the Seca.
    You wanna hit the trails - go for the Dinottes.

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    Seca have the better beam pattern then dinotte 800L even for trails, but 800L is brighter. I got beam pattern here with their lux reading here. at $370 for seca700, 800L/400L is much better deal with their great customer service.

    seca vs dino 800l vs DIY led

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    I've got a Seca 700 on the helmet most of the time. I love it. I have yet to notice how high it is and really, it is only about an inch higher. It is an incredible light.
    I am immune to your disdain.

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    The seca 700 does indeed have a nice beam pattern..

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    This light is hard to out run. I don't see myself ever thinking that I need more light anytime soon. Full speed like day...
    I am immune to your disdain.

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    have you looked at the niteflux photon max. check it out at geomangear.com. looks abit lighter/brighter than the 700 ultra, but less run time.

    also, good reviews here.

    800 lumens and 50 lux!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wearetheborg
    25% cashback from microsoft.
    How the heck does that work? Buy a light and microsoft gives you money?
    DIY LED Bike Lights:
    A few Dynamo builds and some Small battery lights

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    Quote Originally Posted by znomit
    How the heck does that work? Buy a light and microsoft gives you money?
    Pretty much
    More details here:
    http://forumst.slickdeals.net/showthread.php?t=952519

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    The thing I like about the 700 is the beam pattern [I]and[I] how bright it is. Admittedly, I haven't tried many lights. So take what I am about to say for what it is worth. My last light set up was a Cateye Triple Shot and a Double shot. I believe that is a total of only 300l.

    When I am reading a trail, I am looking up the trail and reading the terrain that I am about to flow through. The beam pattern is such that it focuses all the light where I would normally be looking during a day ride. When I am riding along, I am really only care about a certain amount of area of trail, day or night. The Seca 700 puts the light where I like it and want it. I don't think I'll get a bar light as it is overkill for the way I read the trail and what I want to pay attention to. There is enough periphery light to tell if there are trees overhanging. I ride trails with overhanging obstacles, too frequently, without a problem. The other night I was trying to outrun the light...I couldn't. That is a good sign.

    I'd like to try a Dinotte. But even at 800l, I have no itch to go for more. The 700 is plenty.
    I am immune to your disdain.

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    Well said

    That is exactly what I thought of the light and beam pattern. I have had both the Dinotte 600 and the TirdenX and think that the Seca is the best beam + light of the lot.

    The Dinotte had a lot of light, but I really didn't like it's overall pattern. The Seca's light pattern is what I had hoped for in a MTB light.

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