79points

DiNotte XML-1

71points

Light & Motion Seca 1500

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DiNotte XML-1 vs Light & Motion Seca 1500

DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

Why is DiNotte XML-1 better than Light & Motion Seca 1500?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 279g lighter
    64gvs343g
  • All-in-one light

Why is Light & Motion Seca 1500 better than DiNotte XML-1?

  • 3.75x brighter (high mode)
    1500lmvs400lm
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
    2.5hvs4h
  • 4x brighter (mid mode)
    800lmvs200lm
  • Has pulse mode
  • 4.5x brighter (low mode)
    450lmvs100lm

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General info

1.Weather sealed
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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

2.weight

64g

343g

Best

Serfas TSL-200

50g

3.Has tool-less mount
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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.Has side lights
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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

For example

CatEye Econom Force Rechargeable

5.Can be mounted on helmet
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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

6.All-in-one light
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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.

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Light

1.brightness (high mode)

400lm

1500lm

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

4.37

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

3.brightness (mid mode)

200lm

800lm

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
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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

For example

Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2

5.Has pulse mode
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

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

6

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

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Battery

1.charge time

4h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

2.has a battery level indicator
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.runtime (high mode)

5h

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

4.runtime (low mode)

20h

8h

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.runtime (mid mode)

10h

4h

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

6.has a rechargeable battery
DiNotte XML-1
Light & Motion Seca 1500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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