48points

CatEye Volt1200

60points

Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
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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
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    214gvs405g
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • All-in-one light
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  • 76h longer runtime (flash mode)
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    100hvs24h

Why is Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP better than CatEye Volt1200?

  • 6h shorter charge time
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    8hvs14h
  • 41.67% brighter (high mode)
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    1700lmvs1200lm
  • 14.5h longer runtime (low mode)
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    32hvs17.5h
  • 1h longer runtime (mid mode)
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    6hvs5h
  • Has pulse mode
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  • 3 more light modes
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    8vs5

Price comparison

General info

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.weight

214g

405g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.Can be mounted on helmet
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
A helmet mounted light is more suitable for night-time mountain biking as the light follows your head around tight corners and bends.
5.Has side lights
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
It has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.
6.Has tool-less mount
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
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.

Light

1.brightness (high mode)

1200lm

1700lm

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

5.6

4.19

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.
3.Has SOS mode
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
The light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.
4.Has pulse mode
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
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.
5.number of light modes

5

8

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.

Battery

1.charge time

14h

8h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
2.has a battery level indicator
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.runtime (high mode)

2h

2h

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.
4.runtime (low mode)

17.5h

32h

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.
5.runtime (mid mode)

5h

6h

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.
6.has a rechargeable battery
CatEye Volt1200
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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