Magicshine MJ-868 Lights

3.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $139.95

Product Description

MJ-868, Magicshine’s patented product, with compact and stylish streamline design, uses CREE XM-L ultra bright LED and high efficiency orange peel reflector to provide super bright light; 4x18650 long lasting SAMSUNG Li-ion batteries to provide 5600 mAh capacity, and waterproof rubber pack to provide perfect protection, making your night adventure more enjoyable.
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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by traderjohn

Date Reviewed: April 18, 2012

Strengths:    Price
Lightweight head
Long battery life

Weaknesses:    Durability
Customer service
Always on and draining battery indicator

Bottom Line:   
I used this unit for my commuter bike and it lasted for 3-4 months before the switch on top died. Just can't turn the light on and Customer Service is horrible. No response after many attempts to get the light serviced. Major disappointment. Also, the light especially feels cheaply assembled and made. Finally, the LED battery life indicator is ALWAYS on when the light and battery are connected. Thus if you leave then connected after a ride and come back in a 2 days the battery is drained completely. The only way to maximize your battery life is disconnect the light from the battery after every use. And since this a stiff, hard to plug-in and disconnect connector this is a real pain - not to mention a stupid design. I won't buy another product from these copycats that don't service their faulty products.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bartman a Cross Country Rider from Rhode Island

Date Reviewed: January 12, 2012

Strengths:    Bright, light weight, quality, battery life, price, connectors

Weaknesses:    If I needed to include weakness I would say the defined round beam. I would prefer a more smooth transition.
Also, the switch requires you to cycle by a flash step but no big deal just keep it on high

Bottom Line:   
Great light. The helmet mount works great. This is one bright light in the woods. I have been on 4 night rides so far. The battery lasts a long time. Mfg states 4 to 4.5 hours on high. So far 2.5 hours and the meter still had between 30 and 50 percent remaining.
Good purchase for any night rider

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $129.00

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Similar Products Used:   Dinotte
Old crappy Night Rider

Bike Setup:   29er

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