66points

CatEye Volt300

51points

Cygolite Metro 500 USB

CatEye Volt300
Comparison winner
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
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20 facts in comparison

CatEye Volt300 vs Cygolite Metro 500 USB

CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
66
points
CatEye Volt300
51
points
Cygolite Metro 500 USB

Why is CatEye Volt300 better than Cygolite Metro 500 USB?

  • 1.5h longer runtime (high mode)
    ?

    3hvs1.5h
  • 8h longer runtime (low mode)
    ?

    18hvs10h
  • 5.75h longer runtime (mid mode)
    ?

    8hvs2.25h
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Can be mounted on helmet
    ?

Why is Cygolite Metro 500 USB better than CatEye Volt300?

  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    5hvs6h
  • 1.67x brighter (high mode)
    ?

    500lmvs300lm
  • 2.04 more lumens per gram
    ?

    4.54vs2.5
  • 10g lighter
    110gvs120g
  • Has pulse mode
    ?
  • 1 more light modes
    ?

    6vs5

Price comparison

CatEye Volt300

ProductStorePrice
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$3.00

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. Show more

CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
2.weight
?

Best

DiNotte XML-1

64g

120g

110g

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 Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
5.Has side lights
?

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

For example

Light & Motion Urban 550

CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
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 Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB

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

300lm

500lm

2.lumens per gram
?

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

2.5

4.54

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 Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
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 Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
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

6

Battery

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

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

6h

5h

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

CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB
3.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.

Best

DiNotte XML-1

5h

3h

1.5h

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

18h

10h

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

8h

2.25h

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

CatEye Volt300
Cygolite Metro 500 USB

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