Notes from Day Undefined:
After more testing, Jessica has decided that this product is "Not a top pick" for use as a safety light on her power chair. The button is small and hard to push, and once attached to her chair, the light can become extremely hard (if not impossible) to reach to turn on and off. Of course, this product might still be right for you and your mobility device, and we hope this review will help you decide!
Read about what Jessica ultimately found that works better for her in her blog "Finding Safety Lights for my Power Chair."
Where you can find this product:
Product Review by Jessica: (meet our team)
I really do not go out at night, but if I do I want people in cars to be able to see me. I began searching. I had an idea of what I wanted. The lights had to hook on my power wheelchair somehow. They had to be weatherproof so I can use them outdoors anytime. I also needed them to use a battery because once they were on my chair, I probably wouldn’t take them off for a while.
The Blitzu Safety Lights come in a 4 pack. You have a choice of 5 different colors. They have a long-lasting runtime, with batteries included. They are lightweight and with an easy to pull clip I can attach it to my power chair. If the clip will not open wide enough to clip onto your chair, it comes with 4 Velcro straps you could wrap around something. Just pull open the clip and slide the Velcro underneath, that way the strap stays in place. The light is very bright for high visibility, with 3 different modes. The light can either be set to steady, flashing, or strobe, depending on what you like. I have found that being in a wheelchair, sometimes I need to think outside the box and figure out other purposes for products. For example, the Blitzu Safety lights do not say they are for wheelchairs. If they work for you though, why not?
The problems I have found so far are the button at the bottom of the light that you press to turn it on is difficult to press. Also, replacing the batteries would be very difficult -- the product comes with 4 extra batteries and a mini screwdriver. There are 4 tiny screws on the back you need to remove in order to replace the batteries. This is going to require a lot of fine motor skills, which I do not have.
(Jessica demonstrates and reviews the Blitzu safety lights)