DiNotte Lighting 800L Lights

4.33/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $259.00


Product Description

When you need the highest level of brightness plus the flexibility of dimming, flashing, long run times with the durability of LED technology, the 800L systems provide the best choice.

The 800L is a four LED product sure to impress any road or mountain bike user. It's our brightest light yet, and has a wider beam than the 600L while maintaining similar intensity.

The 800L light series offers unique features such as the instant HIGH power - Regardless of your operating mode, we have one button reserved to be the highest setting possible when there is not time to fumble around with lights. our flashmode also has one light steady while the other two strobe.


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by singletrack65 a Cross Country Rider from Maryland

Date Reviewed: February 28, 2011

Strengths:    Bright, well build, super bright, long battery life.

Weaknesses:    Bar mount bounces around on bumpy pavement; using a rubber band to keep it aimed.
Support


Bottom Line:   
Seems to screen calls & replies instantly when looking to buy (great), but never answered calls or emails when I asked about mount issues. I'm using rubber bands to hold light on target. It's a great light, but the mount and poor support will make my next light another Jet.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Dinotte Direct

Similar Products Used:   Jet Lites; fantastic support & also great product.

Bike Setup:   Surly 1x1 (steel) and Moots Rigormootis (Ti, front suspension)

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Wish I Were Riding a Weekend Warrior from Danville, CA USA

Date Reviewed: December 21, 2010

Strengths:    Very nice quality, good battery/charger, very bright and lasts over 3 hours on high

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I got the 800L and 400L together as a package for a great deal. I don't remember the costs though since it was 2 years ago. I would buy this product again, because it has been flawless for me. I can only use it on high when in wide open spaces, otherwise it is too bright!

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Purchased At:   online from Dinotte

Similar Products Used:   Older halogen Jetlites, and my helmet light is a 400L Dinotte

Bike Setup:   800L on bars, 400L on helmet

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chopper070 a Weekend Warrior from Ware, MA

Date Reviewed: November 18, 2010

Strengths:    Customer service, bright white light, solid feel, easy to use

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
These lights are awesome - I spent about a week doing research and reading reviews and decided to go with Dinotte. Just the 400L on the helmet is enough to see the trail, it's just nice having the 800 on the handlebars to give the trail a little more depth. These things light up the woods like a football stadium. I really can't imagine needing anymore light unless you have extra cash to throw around and want it just because it looks nice!

Customer service was outstanding as well. I emailed them to to give me some direction, and I got a response the same day that was plenty helpful. I bought the lights the next night online and forgot to put in my PO. I emailed them again at 11 pm and got a response within 10 minutes - top notch in my book.

Oh yeah, did I mention FREE express/priority shipping? I ordered them late Tuesday night and had them Thursday morning.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   direct from Dinotte

Similar Products Used:   this is my first set of lights

Bike Setup:   Niner WFO 9

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sbmac a Weekend Warrior from Huntington NY USA

Date Reviewed: January 2, 2010

Strengths:    Tough, well made, solid mount. Very good run time. Rarely need to run on high.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Powerful, bright light. Bulletproof. I run a 400 on my helmet as well.
You could guide a plane in with these things.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Purchased At:   Dinotte direct


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by masterofnone a Weekend Warrior from hopewell junction ny

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2009

Strengths:    Lightweight lithium ion battery, descent run times, short recharge times. Price is for a 800/400 combo, I upgraded with a second 4 cell battery and extra charger, hence the higher price.

Weaknesses:    Mounts are just "ok",I've seen nicer. But honestly the lights are secure and don't bounce around. When riding on the road these outshine cars behind you and can't see them coming (I don't really consider this a "weakness").

Bottom Line:   
Until I saw these, I stuck with my turbocats which were bulletproof. But battery technology is progressing and l.e.d.'s are becoming very reliable, and turbocat seems unwilling to change. These lights are extremely bright and lightweight (whole kit is lighter than my old battery alone!). The 800 run full power lasts 2.5 hrs, the 400 4 hrs, and recharge in about 3 hrs. This alone is worth the upgrade to newer lights. The cnc machining and quality of cables and connectors screams quality. I can bomb hills on the road bike up to 40mph and not outrun them, oncoming cars slow down and sometimes flash their brights, even though the lights are not aimed at them. If you're ready for a set of serious lights, the quality/feature/price ratio should put these at or near the top of your list. Just look at the pro reviews!

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   Dinotte direct

Similar Products Used:   Turbocat


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by meder a Weekend Warrior from West Orange, NJ, USA

Date Reviewed: December 23, 2008

Strengths:    Light output, consistently intense, wide beam, waterproof connectors, quick charge times, reasonable run times (2.5 hrs on high), option of mounting under bar

Weaknesses:    high mount on bars if mounted on top

Bottom Line:   
Got these lights on sale, bundled with a 400L helmet light. The combined price should have been upwards of
$700. Altogether I'm very happy with these lights. Light years better than my 13yr old Niterider system!(as it well should be) The light engine is beautifully constructed and the battery mounts easily with the supplied thick velcro straps. the wires are also short (but not too short) to keep things tidy. I've ridden with someone that has the Lupine Wilmas, which are 130 lumens brighter, but both my lights combined cost a lot less. The only major difference was the Lupine's light was a bit yellower and a tiny bit brighter. I mounted mine under the bar for an extra measure of protection in crashes and so far so good. The light is easily removable from the qr. mount and everything is easily transferred to another bike if you so wish. I wish the qr. mount had a lower profile, but it does have some nice features; detectable detents help aim the beam from side to side and the mount is solid. It's definitely the best bang for the buck out there.

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Favorite Trail:   Lenape

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $449.00

Purchased At:   Dinotte direct

Similar Products Used:   NiteRider Halogens

Bike Setup:   2000 Intense Tracer with Uzzi link, Talas, Hope, RaceFace, Kenda 2.35 front, 2.1 rear.

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Anyone tried Dinotte 800L+ Long Throw?

Dinotte have recommended this light for fast road riding. I just wondered if anyone had used it, or had any beam shots. I have a 400L so would be interested to hear how it compared in terms of throw, width, colour. etc. Also, any other comparisons (with 1200L+ etc) would be useful. Thanks D ... Read More »

Dinotte 800L strange behavior

I've had my 800L for over a year now and on my ride Saturday night something new and strange happened. Normally my night rides are short so I just run it on high but since I have a race coming up I wanted to get used to a little less light so I ran it on the medium setting. After an hour or so I w ... Read More »

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