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DiNotte XML-3

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DiNotte XML-3 review: specs and price

DiNotte XML-3
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DiNotte XML-3

Why is DiNotte XML-3 better than the average?

  • Runtime (high mode)
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    2.5hvs2.1h
  • Brightness (high mode)
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    1500lmvs1496.54lm
  • Charge time
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    4hvs4.85h
  • Lumens per gram
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    15vs4.95
  • Weight
    100gvs272.57g
  • Brightness (low mode)
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    375lmvs227.5lm
  • Width
    65mmvs83.18mm

Price comparison

General info

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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2.weight
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Best

DiNotte XML-1

64g

100g

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

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

For example

Light & Motion Urban 550

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5.Has tool-less mount
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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.

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6.height
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Best

Lupine Piko U4

24mm

40mm

Light

1.brightness (high mode)
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The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.

Best

Lupine Betty R 7

4500lm

1500lm

2.lumens per gram
?

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

15

3.brightness (mid mode)
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The light is more intense on mid mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.

Best

Lupine Betty R 7

2400lm

750lm

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

For example

Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2

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5.Has pulse mode
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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 Metro 500 USB

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6.number of light modes
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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

6

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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2.runtime (high mode)
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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

2.5h

3.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

4h

4.runtime (low mode)
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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

10h

5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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6.runtime (mid mode)
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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

5h

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