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A Rosetta Stone for the Black Diamond Spot

In my review of the Black Diamond Spot, I waxed rhapsodic about the Spot's boatload of useful features. I also noted that getting at those features is not very intuitive. And I skewered the user manual, which employs arcane pictograms to "explain" how to use the Spot's features.

Well, after some experimentation and a bit of head scratching, I've sussed out all the features. I thought I would document it here as a monument to the lost art of technical documentation.

Actually, I needed to write it down because I'm sure I'll forget some of it and I don't want to have to figure it out again. My memory loss is your gain.

So, here is the definitive guide to how the Spot works. Throw the user manual out and print this instead.
Modes The Spot has 4 different operating modes, each of which uses different configurations of lamps in the headlight. Standard Mode – Uses the main lamp, which provides the best long distance illumination. I consider this the usual op…

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