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DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
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DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
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DiNotte XML-1 vs Serfas TSL-S500: 23 facts in comparison

1. brightness (high mode)

The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.
400lm
Lupine Betty R 7: 4500lm
500lm

2. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4h
Moon X Power 1300: 2.5h
4h

3. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
90% have it

4. runtime (high mode)

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.
5h
DiNotte XML-1: 5h
1.75h

5. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
88% have it

6. runtime (low mode)

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.
20h
Lupine Piko 7: 116h
8h

7. weight

86g lighter.
64g
Serfas TSL-200: 50g
150g

8. lumens per gram

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.
5.71
Exposure Lights Equinox: 16.12
3.33

9. Has side lights

It has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
14% have it

10. Has tool-less mount

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.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
96% have it

11. runtime (mid mode)

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.
10h
Lupine Piko 7: 12h
4h

12. brightness (mid mode)

The light is more intense on mid mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.
200lm
Lupine Betty R 7: 2400lm
200lm

13. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
95% have it

14. Can be mounted on helmet

A helmet mounted light is more suitable for night-time mountain biking as the light follows your head around tight corners and bends.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
70% have it

15. Has pulse mode

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.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
24% have it

16. Has SOS mode

The light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
23% have it

17. number of light modes

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.
6
Lupine Piko U4: 15
5

18. All-in-one light

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.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
58% have it

19. runtime (flash mode)

The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on flash/strobe mode. This mode quickly turns the light on and off, which has the benefit of saving battery.
15h
Lumicycle Apex: 120h
4.5h

20. Can be mounted on handlebars

Mounted to your handlebars, the light is more suitable for biking on roads.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
96% have it

21. battery power

1.91x more battery power.
4400mAh
Exposure Lights Six Pack Mk4: 14500mAh
2300mAh

22. brightness (low mode)

The light is more intense on low mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.
100lm
NiteRider Pro 3600 DIY: 1000lm
100lm

23. Has additional light for helmet

This bike light includes both a front and a rear helmet light. These lights have been shown to make the rider more visible and increase safety on the roads.
DiNotte XML-1
Serfas TSL-S500
3% have it

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