Product review: Cateye Nano Shot +

Cateye Nano Plus

CATEYE Nano Shot+

Charge (claimed/actual): 8hr/6hr45
Run time (claimed/actual): 1hr30/ 1hr50 (full); 4hr/4hr15 (low)

Compact compared to lights of yesteryear, this was a relatively bulky product — but also powerful, promising a whopping 600 lumens. Average charge time was much quicker than claimed, as were burn times on full/low modes. The unit has twin LEDs with an ‘opticube’ lens giving a fairly wide beam, and there’s an indicator to show battery wear. On commutes we were lighting the bike in front as well as our path (it’s that bright), though our main gripe was that the unit gets extremely hot in use. JK