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    Wide angle lens for Gemini Duo..anyone use one?

    See that Action has these for the Duo. Does anyone have any experience with it? Thinking I will order it for $5 but was just curious if folks were running one or two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiGeo View Post
    See that Action has these for the Duo. Does anyone have any experience with it? Thinking I will order it for $5 but was just curious if folks were running one or two.
    The advantage to this optic is that it has a very wide beam spread. If your looking for a lot of light around your front wheel or you do rolling hills and want more vertical illumination you might like this optic. It also dims the intensity considerably and was more of a power drain on my Duo/Yinding than I was willing to put up with (definitely don't won't to run two of these). Better option IMO from "Action" is Gloworm's wide angle optic for the "XS". Nice medium wide beam, minimal loss of light intensity, and enough throw to run two if you want but pricy (price of two Gloworm optics + $10 more will get you a Nitefighter BT21 which is a much better performing light).
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    Thanks for the info Mole. You really think the BT21 is nicer than the Duo?

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    Its brighter and higher output, and much more "spread" on the beam pattern, good mix of throw and flood for the bars. Also far better heat management. Runs cooler with higher output that the Duo/Yinding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiGeo View Post
    Thanks for the info Mole. You really think the BT21 is nicer than the Duo?

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    I don't know if I'd call it nicer but I will stick with better performing. Noticeably more power, wider beam pattern, more throw and the big one for me is a much easier to use power control button. This is really the only thing I dislike about the Duo and one of my favorite functioning features on the BT21. I'm sure I could cycle through the BT21's 4 modes twice for every time through the Duo's 3 modes. Maybe your friend will let you try out his new BT21 and you can judge for yourself.
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    ^^^I definitely plan on trying his out...will see!
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