NiteFlux Photon 8 Single Lights

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $249.99

Product Description

The Photon 8 Enduro (single) has all the functions of the Enduro 4 combined the latest in High-Watt Multi Chip LED technology to deliver a ground breaking 540 Lumens of light from a single LED & Head unit. The beam is wide and solidly fills the path ahead allowing you to ride with confidence rivaling day time conditions.

Quality LED manufacturers spend millions of R & D dollars to improve the thermal management & stability of LEDs. Thermal management design is very important with Hi-Watt LED lighting. NiteFLUX photon 8 has metal where it counts for excellent heat transfer combined with high efficiency electronics and temperature sensing to ensure the LED is never over heated.
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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by totallyswede a Cross Country Rider from SLC UT USA

Date Reviewed: April 22, 2010

Strengths:    Bright Diversity! I use it as a secondary light on my helmet in conjuction with the Commuter 4 on my bar (recomended that way). This setup Rocks for commutes (18 miles daily) and nightriding in the Desert. Be seen and see all on the road! I have cars give me lots of room and some even pull over. Not heavy on helmet either, and batt life is great. I also use for camping (car and backpacking) and night sking too. I also used during a recovery operation in Elephant Canyon in the Needles District of Canyonlands NP UT a month ago. With 8 park Rangers leading the operation, my light still flooded the Canyon in the AM, while the rangers lights...well we're all glad it was merely lights that died. Very well built and tuff!

Weaknesses:    It could cost less. Also note the batts need periodic charging when not in use for long periods of time (winter)or else they may fully discharge. This may not a problem though because you should have lots of uses for them. Also check before or during purchase as it may have discharged on shelf, I returned 2 before I got a winner. Thanks REI.

Bottom Line:   
Great product from downunder, Thanks Niteflux! Might also want to check the Photon 12 single which might be great all around product.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   REI

Similar Products Used:   None worthy of mention.

Bike Setup:   Stumpyies!!!! VTG 89 Comp rebuilt for commutes and Sunday drives and my 07 FSR EXP....also a Robinson BMX Crusier

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by indebt a Cross Country Rider from Squamish/Whistler,B.C.Canada

Date Reviewed: November 8, 2009

Strengths:    Bright wide beam 540 lumen,very good electronics that monitor output,heat,and battery run and charging time.Good battery life,3+ hours on high.Very good customer service. Good product for the money.

Weaknesses:    Found beam pattern a little to diversified.No hot spot,no perimeter halo,didn't find it had enough range.Took a little time to get used to the light pattern.Have alway's been picky, may be good enough for many as a primary light but for me this light will rock as a helmet light.

Bottom Line:   
I don't know if the spottier beam pattern my riding group uses with there Niterider products is influencing my opinion on the Enduro 8 single,but I've decided this light will be a great helmet light with it's bright 540 lumen's and wide beam pattern.I've just purchased a Cygolite Triden X extra for my handle bar as the reviews seem to indicate a very bright light with a further beam pattern,haven't received yet.Overall,for the money you can't go wrong with this product,NiteFlux top two products which were sold out(Max Extreme,1350 lumen's)been one of them would have been a very good choice as a primary light also.Used as a helmet light i don't think there is much out there that comes close to the Eduro 8's bright wide beam pattern and within a true 15 meters, i meen bright!!I would recomend this product strongly as a helmet light.

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Favorite Trail:   To many to list

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $249.00

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Similar Products Used:   Niterider USB.

Bike Setup:   Rockey Mountain Altitude 50.

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