48points

CatEye Volt1200

60points

Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

CatEye Volt1200
Comparison winner
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21 facts in comparison

CatEye Volt1200 vs Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
48
points
CatEye Volt1200
60
points
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

Why is CatEye Volt1200 better than Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP?

  • 1.41 more lumens per gram
    ?

    5.6vs4.19
  • 191g lighter
    214gvs405g
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • All-in-one light
    ?
  • 76h longer runtime (flash mode)
    ?

    100hvs24h

Why is Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP better than CatEye Volt1200?

  • 6h shorter charge time
    ?

    8hvs14h
  • 41.67% brighter (high mode)
    ?

    1700lmvs1200lm
  • 14.5h longer runtime (low mode)
    ?

    32hvs17.5h
  • 1h longer runtime (mid mode)
    ?

    6hvs5h
  • Has pulse mode
    ?
  • 3 more light modes
    ?

    8vs5

Price comparison

General info

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
2.weight
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Best

DiNotte XML-1

64g

214g

405g

3.warranty period
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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

2

1

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

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
5.Has side lights
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It has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.

For example

Light & Motion Urban 550

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
6.Has tool-less mount
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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.

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

Light

1.brightness (high mode)
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The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.

Best

Lupine Betty R 7

4500lm

1200lm

1700lm

2.lumens per gram
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It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

5.6

4.19

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

For example

Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
4.Has pulse mode
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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.

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
5.number of light modes
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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

5

8

Battery

1.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

14h

8h

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
3.runtime (high mode)
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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

2h

2h

4.runtime (low mode)
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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

17.5h

32h

5.runtime (mid mode)
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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

5h

6h

6.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

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