Lezyne Macro Drive – 2013 Mtbr Lights Shootout

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This is a pretty basic light from Lezyne. 300 Lumens in a very compact package. It has a good beam pattern and a little bit of side visibility. It’s good for commuting and great to have around the house.

Specifications:

  • Price: $70
  • Claimed Lumens: 300 Lumens
  • Measured Lumens: 312 Lumens
  • Measured MTBR Lux: 25 Lux
  • Light Head Weight: 96 grams
  • Installed Weight: 107 grams
  • Run Time: n/a Hours
  • Category: Flashlight/Commuter

2013 Lights from Lezyne
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Strengths:

  • Good quality and form factor
  • Has a matching tail light
  • Great mount
  • Charging port is protected from the elements
  • Brings a quality rechargeable light to a low price point

Weaknesses:

  • Stiff switch

Mounting:

A plastic mount is strapped on on the the bar and the light snaps on to the mount.

MTBR Light Meter Measurements: Compare all lights here.

This light measured 25 Lux on our ambient light measurement facility.

Integrating Sphere Measured Lumens: Compare all lights here.

312 measured Lumens. Claimed Lumens by the manufacturer is 300 Lumens. The Lumen-hour graph below shows how the light performs over the first three minutes of its battery cycle.

Backyard Beam Pattern Photo: Compare all lights here.

We photographed the lights in the same location setting with the same camera settings. The photos were taken in the back yard that is approximately 25 yards long. These photos feature many objects and a distinct background to analyze detail and beam pattern.

Tunnel Beam Pattern Photo: Compare all lights here.

The location is useful since it has walls and a ceiling that can display a bike light beam pattern. The walls have a lot of graffiti on them and actually show detail when they are lit up by a light with a wide angle. Cones and targets are set up with the far target set up at 80 yards.

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Lezyne Macro Drive - 300 Claimed Lumens - 312 Measured Lumens

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