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CatEye Sumo 3

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CatEye Sumo 3 review: specs and price

CatEye Sumo 3
CatEye Sumo 3
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Why is CatEye Sumo 3 better than the average?

  • Brightness (high mode)
    2100lmvs1076.69lm
  • Warranty period
    2vs1.63
  • Runtime (flash mode)
    35hvs21.51h

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Weather sealed
CatEye Sumo 3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.weight

648g

Best

Serfas TSL-200

50g

3.Has tool-less mount
CatEye Sumo 3

It has a tool-less mount, making it easier to put on and remove. This is particularly useful in big cities where crime is more prevalent.

4.Has side lights
CatEye Sumo 3

It has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.

For example

CatEye Econom Force Rechargeable

5.Can be mounted on helmet
CatEye Sumo 3

A helmet mounted light is more suitable for night-time mountain biking as the light follows your head around tight corners and bends.

For example

Gemini Olympia LED Light System

6.warranty period

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2

2

Light

1.brightness (high mode)

2100lm

The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.

Best

Lupine Betty R 7

4500lm

2.lumens per gram

3.24

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

3.Has SOS mode
CatEye Sumo 3

The light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.

For example

Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2

4.Has pulse mode
CatEye Sumo 3

The light has a pulse mode. Pulse mode has the benefit of saving battery by slowly changing between a high and low-intensity light, while maintaining a steady light, which is less distracting.

For example

Cygolite Turbo 800

5.number of light modes

4

With more light modes you are more likely to find the perfect setting for any given situation, such as when you need the brightest light or when you need to conserve battery.

Best

Lupine Piko U4

15

Battery

1.runtime (high mode)

1h

The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on high mode. High mode is a steady light mode at the highest intensity.

Best

DiNotte XML-1

5h

2.has a battery level indicator
CatEye Sumo 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.charge time

5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

4.runtime (low mode)

10h

The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on low mode. Low mode is a steady light mode at a low intensity.

Best

Lupine Piko 7

116h

5.runtime (mid mode)

2.5h

The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on mid mode. Mid mode is a steady light mode at a medium intensity.

Best

Lupine Piko 7

12h

6.has a rechargeable battery
CatEye Sumo 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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