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Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

Cygolite Expilion 800 USB
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Cygolite Expilion 800 USB review: specs and price

Cygolite Expilion 800 USB
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB
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Why is Cygolite Expilion 800 USB better than the average?

  • Weight
    140gvs246.13g
  • Lumens per gram
    5.71vs4.32
  • Runtime (flash mode)
    22hvs21.51h
  • Number of light modes
    8vs6.52

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Weather sealed
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

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

2.weight

140g

Best

Serfas TSL-200

50g

3.Has tool-less mount
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

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.

4.warranty period

1

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

5.Can be mounted on helmet
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

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

6.Has side lights
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

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

For example

CatEye Econom Force Rechargeable

Light

1.brightness (high mode)

800lm

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

5.71

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

3.brightness (mid mode)

400lm

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

Best

Lupine Betty R 7

2400lm

4.Has SOS mode
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

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

5.Has pulse mode
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

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.

6.number of light modes

8

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.charge time

5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

2.has a battery level indicator
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.runtime (high mode)

1.25h

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

4.runtime (low mode)

9h

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
Cygolite Expilion 800 USB

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

6.runtime (mid mode)

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.

Best

Lupine Piko 7

12h

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