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CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
Top 35%170 points
Top 35%
Top 47%139 points
Top 47%
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
Top specs, facts and figures

CatEye Volt300 vs Cygolite Metro 500 USB: 20 facts in comparison

1. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6h
Moon X Power 1300: 2.5h
5h

2. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
88% have it

3. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
90% have it

4. runtime (high mode)

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.
3h
DiNotte XML-1: 5h
1.5h

5. brightness (high mode)

The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.
300lm
Lupine Betty R 7: 4500lm
500lm

6. runtime (low mode)

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.
18h
Lupine Piko 7: 116h
10h

7. lumens per gram

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.
2.5
Exposure Lights Equinox: 16.12
4.54

8. weight

10g lighter.
120g
Serfas TSL-200: 50g
110g

9. runtime (mid mode)

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.
8h
Lupine Piko 7: 12h
2.25h

10. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
95% have it

11. Has SOS mode

The light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
23% have it

12. Has pulse mode

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 Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
24% have it

13. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2: 2
1

14. Can be mounted on helmet

A helmet mounted light is more suitable for night-time mountain biking as the light follows your head around tight corners and bends.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
70% have it

15. Has side lights

It has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
14% have it

16. Has tool-less mount

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 Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
96% have it

17. Can be mounted on handlebars

Mounted to your handlebars, the light is more suitable for biking on roads.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
96% have it

18. All-in-one light

The bike light is an all-in-one. Some lights feature a separate battery that is connected to the light via a cable, but an all-in-one light is more compact and cable-free.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
58% have it

19. Has additional light for helmet

This bike light includes both a front and a rear helmet light. These lights have been shown to make the rider more visible and increase safety on the roads.
CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
3% have it

20. number of light modes

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.
5
Lupine Piko U4: 15
6

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