67points

CatEye Volt300

85points

Lupine Piko U4

CatEye Volt300
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CatEye Volt300 vs Lupine Piko U4

CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4
67
points
85
points

Why is CatEye Volt300 better than Lupine Piko U4?

  • 60g lighter
    120gvs180g
  • 2mm thinner
    38mmvs40mm
  • All-in-one light
  • Can be mounted on handlebars

Why is Lupine Piko U4 better than CatEye Volt300?

  • 4x brighter (high mode)
    1200lmvs300lm
  • 3h shorter charge time
    3hvs6h
  • 40h longer runtime (low mode)
    58hvs18h
  • 4.16 more lumens per gram
    6.66vs2.5
  • Has SOS mode
  • 79.5mm narrower
    32mmvs111.5mm
  • 7mm shorter
    24mmvs31mm
  • 1.5x more battery power
    3300mAhvs2200mAh

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Weather sealed
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

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

2.weight

120g

180g

Best

Serfas TSL-200

50g

3.warranty period

2

2

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

4.Can be mounted on helmet
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

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 Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

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

For example

CatEye Econom Force Rechargeable

6.Has tool-less mount
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

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)

300lm

1200lm

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

6.66

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

3.Has SOS mode
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

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

4.Has pulse mode
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

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

15

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

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.

Best

DiNotte XML-1

5h

2.charge time

6h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

3.has a battery level indicator
CatEye Volt300
Lupine Piko U4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.runtime (low mode)

18h

58h

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
Lupine Piko U4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.runtime (mid mode)

8h

5.75h

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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