magicshine Reviews and News

Magicshine Lights – 2018 Interbike

Magicshine grew from its humble beginnings to an engineering powerhouse that engineers and produces high-quality bike lights today.

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Review: Magicshine Eagle 600

The secret sauce of of this light is an OLED display that tells you current battery level and current run time left. It tells you exactly how much battery charge you have left and it will calculate in real-time your runtime based on your current light level.

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2013 Bike Lights Shootout – 50 LED Lights Measured

The 2013 Bike Lights Shootout is here! The batteries are charged and the lux meter and lumisphere are ready. We’ve been riding these lights for the last few weeks and the progress in LED technology is dramatic once again.

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Magicshine MJ-880 U2 – 2013 Mtbr Lights Shootout

Every time we get a new light from Magicshine, the design and quality seems to step up a notch and the MJ-880 is no exception. The light head looks like a solid piece with some nice, polished surfaces. It has two Cree XML LEDs that claim 2200 Lumens. The battery is huge so the system […]

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Magicshine MJ-872 – 2013 Mtbr Lights Shootout

Initially, we had this light rated at 1200 lumens since that’s about how bright it is after you turn it on. But after looking at the graphs and measurements, we realized this light plummets to about 900 lumens after one minute. We put a powerful fan blowing on the light head but it still got […]

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Magicshine MJ-808E – 2013 Mtbr Lights Shootout

Specifications: Price: $95 Claimed Lumens: 1000 Lumens Measured Lumens: 648 Lumens Measured MTBR Lux: 57 Lux Light Head Weight: 139 grams Installed Weight: 389 grams Run Time: 3.5  hours Category: High End Strengths: Very affordable Weaknesses: 648 measured lumens is much lower than 1000 lumen claims Beam pattern has a gap in the middle distance […]

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2010 Mtbr Bike Lights Shootout

The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >>     Note: An update with 2011 lights is coming soon Here is the summary data for the lights we have so far. We will publish our data and photos of each beam pattern in this article. In the coming weeks, we will produce a review and […]

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Magicshine MJ-808 Bike Light Pro Review

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Magicshine MJ-808 – $85.00 Light Price Claimed Lux Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lux per gram Lux per dollar Majicshine MJ-808 $85 900 3:00 Hours Lithium 110 grams 202 g 312 g .12 .44 Light Meter charts […]

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