71points

Light & Motion Seca 1500

58points

NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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Light & Motion Seca 1500 vs NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race
Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

Why is Light & Motion Seca 1500 better than NiteRider Pro 1800 Race?

  • 2.5h shorter charge time
    2.5hvs5h
  • 141g lighter
    343gvs484g
  • Has pulse mode

Why is NiteRider Pro 1800 Race better than Light & Motion Seca 1500?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 20% brighter (high mode)
    1800lmvs1500lm

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General info

1.Weather sealed
Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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

2.weight

343g

484g

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50g

3.Can be mounted on helmet
Light & Motion Seca 1500
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.

4.warranty period

2

2

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.Has side lights
Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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

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6.Has tool-less mount
Light & Motion Seca 1500
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.

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Light

1.brightness (high mode)

1500lm

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

4.37

3.71

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

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16.12

3.Has pulse mode
Light & Motion Seca 1500
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.brightness (mid mode)

800lm

700lm

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

Best

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2400lm

5.Has SOS mode
Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

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

For example

Exposure Lights Reflex Mk2

6.number of light modes

6

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.

Best

Lupine Piko U4

15

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.charge time

2.5h

5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

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.

Best

DiNotte XML-1

5h

4.runtime (low mode)

8h

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.

Best

Lupine Piko 7

116h

5.runtime (mid mode)

4h

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

6.has a rechargeable battery
Light & Motion Seca 1500
NiteRider Pro 1800 Race

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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