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Serfas TSL-S500

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Serfas TSL-S500 review: specs and price

Serfas TSL-S500
Serfas TSL-S500
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Why is Serfas TSL-S500 better than the average?

  • Charge time
    4hvs4.75h
  • Weight
    150gvs246.13g

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Weather sealed
Serfas TSL-S500

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

2.weight

150g

Best

Serfas TSL-200

50g

3.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

4.Can be mounted on helmet
Serfas TSL-S500

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

For example

Gemini Olympia LED Light System

5.Has side lights
Serfas TSL-S500

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

For example

CatEye Econom Force Rechargeable

6.Has tool-less mount
Serfas TSL-S500

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.

Light

1.brightness (high mode)

500lm

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

3.33

It emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.

Best

Exposure Lights Equinox

16.12

3.brightness (mid mode)

200lm

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
Serfas TSL-S500

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
Serfas TSL-S500

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 Turbo 800

6.number of light modes

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

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Serfas TSL-S500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.charge time

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Moon X Power 1300

2.5h

3.runtime (high mode)

1.75h

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

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

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
Serfas TSL-S500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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