Cateye Tripleshot $330.00
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The Cateye Tripleshot houses three LEDs in a big housing with a big heatsink. It uses a NiMh battery covered in Neoprene. Introduced a few years ago, this system shows its age and has been updated with the Cateye Tripleshot Pro that features twice the light a Lithium battery.
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Light Meter Readings:
On our light meter readings, it measured 11 Lux. This is close to the readings we got for both the Light and Motion Stella and the Niterider Trinewt.X2 at 12 Lux
The Cateye Tripleshot can only be mounted on the handlebar. It can be aimed left to right easily. The switch is external and is mounted close to the either handlebar grip.
- · Beefy light head with lots of cooling
- Heavy light head and heavy system at 810 grams
- Not bright enough
- Separate wire for charging
- Separate light switch
- No light levels available
What happened? The leading edge of last year’s crop of LED lights got left behind very quickly. It’s not bright enough and too heavy.
It is worth noting that an upgraded version called the Cateye Triple Shot Pro is now available. It features upgraded LEDs and a Lithium Ion battery. It retails for $449.
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