Fluxient 3xU2 3000 – 2013 Mtbr Lights Shootout

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  • Price: $279
  • Claimed Lumens: 3000 Lumens
  • Measured Lumens: 1612 Lumens
  • Measured MTBR Lux: 175 Lux
  • Light Head Weight: 196 grams
  • Installed Weight: 658 grams
  • Run Time: 2.7 Hours
  • Category: High End


  • Big light head for cooling
  • Big and bright beam pattern
  • Long run time
  • Familiar Magicshine and Bikeray design


  • Heavy at 658 grams
  • 1612 measured Lumens is well short of 3000 claimed.

MTBR Light Meter Measurements: Compare all lights here.

This light measured 175 Lux on our ambient light measurement facility.

Integrating Sphere Measured Lumens: Compare all lights here.

1612 measured Lumens. Claimed Lumens by the manufacturer is 3000 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.

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About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.

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  • jack says:

    hey I just bought a cheap 3cree mx-l t6 works great looks the same as the fluxient 3xu2 but 33.00 I’ll buy another if it fails .sorry if I sound cheap but hey they all are made offshore don’t kid yourself!!!

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