67points

CatEye Volt300

79points

DiNotte XML-1

CatEye Volt300
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CatEye Volt300 vs DiNotte XML-1

CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1
67
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79
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Why is CatEye Volt300 better than DiNotte XML-1?

Why is DiNotte XML-1 better than CatEye Volt300?

  • 2h longer runtime (high mode)
    5hvs3h
  • 33.33% brighter (high mode)
    400lmvs300lm
  • 2h shorter charge time
    4hvs6h
  • 2h longer runtime (low mode)
    20hvs18h
  • 3.21 more lumens per gram
    5.71vs2.5
  • 56g lighter
    64gvs120g
  • 2h longer runtime (mid mode)
    10hvs8h
  • 2x more battery power
    4400mAhvs2200mAh

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Weather sealed
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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

2.weight

120g

64g

Best

Serfas TSL-200

50g

3.Can be mounted on helmet
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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

4.Has side lights
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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

For example

CatEye Econom Force Rechargeable

5.Has tool-less mount
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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.

6.All-in-one light
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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.

Light

1.brightness (high mode)

300lm

400lm

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

2.5

5.71

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

3.Has SOS mode
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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 Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

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

5

6

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)

3h

5h

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.charge time

6h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

3.has a battery level indicator
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.runtime (low mode)

18h

20h

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.has a rechargeable battery
CatEye Volt300
DiNotte XML-1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.runtime (mid mode)

8h

10h

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

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