61points

Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP

58points

NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP vs NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

Why is Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP better than NiteRider Pro 1800 Race?

  • 79g lighter
    405gvs484g
  • Has pulse mode

Why is NiteRider Pro 1800 Race better than Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP?

  • 3h shorter charge time
    5hvs8h
  • 5.88% brighter (high mode)
    1800lmvs1700lm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • 2.67x brighter (low mode)
    400lmvs150lm

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General info

1.Weather sealed
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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

2.weight

405g

484g

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50g

3.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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2

4.Can be mounted on helmet
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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 tool-less mount
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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.Has side lights
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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

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Light

1.brightness (high mode)

1700lm

1800lm

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

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4500lm

2.lumens per gram

4.19

3.71

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

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16.12

3.Has pulse mode
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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.

4.Has SOS mode
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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

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5.brightness (mid mode)

850lm

700lm

The light is more intense on mid mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.

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2400lm

6.number of light modes

8

5

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.

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15

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.charge time

8h

5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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2.5h

3.runtime (high mode)

2h

1.5h

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.

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5h

4.runtime (low mode)

32h

6h

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.

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116h

5.has a rechargeable battery
Cygolite Centauri 1700 OSP
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.runtime (mid mode)

6h

3h

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.

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Lupine Piko 7

12h

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