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    I agree with Randy - putting a Piko 3 with a 1200-1500 lumens out the front is the way to go. The Piko 3 is an outstanding light - just excellent. Great choice. I run my Piko 3 on my helmet with my brand new wilma 1500 and it's fantastic. Running it with my older Dinotte 1200L and the Piko3 - the two are just about equivalent.


    J.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnJ80 View Post
    I run my Piko 3 on my helmet with my brand new wilma 1500 and it's fantastic.
    JohnJ80, does your Wilma heat up? I see that its quite small and has a very high output. What does 17W feel like to touch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jase.paluzzi View Post
    JohnJ80, does your Wilma heat up? I see that its quite small and has a very high output. What does 17W feel like to touch?
    That's actually 19W already ;-)

    Yes, Lupine lightheads get warm, especially if used on hot summer nights. Light output drops - somewhat, but I doubt that you could tell this. The reason you have thermal management in the lighthead is that you don't have to worry about overheating.

    The other solution which I like is to drop output to 55%, which is hardly any less light for a lot less power and heat.

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    It gets warm but they handle it with the electronics. It will get warmer if stopped than if moving (airflow). All in all, it's quite a light. Much smaller than I had anticipated.

    J.

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