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Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
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Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
Top specs, facts and figures

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

1. has a battery level indicator

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

2. brightness (high mode)

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

3. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
88% 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.
1.75h
DiNotte XML-1: 5h
5h

5. charge time

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

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.
8h
Lupine Piko 7: 116h
20h

7. lumens per gram

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

8. weight

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

9. 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.
Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
24% have it

10. Has SOS mode

The light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.
Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
23% 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.
4h
Lupine Piko 7: 12h
10h

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

14. Has side lights

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

15. has a rechargeable battery

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

16. 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.
Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
70% have it

17. 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.
Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
58% have it

18. 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

19. Can be mounted on handlebars

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

20. 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.
5
Lupine Piko U4: 15
6

21. 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.
4.5h
Lumicycle Apex: 120h
15h

22. 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.
Serfas TSL-S500
DiNotte XML-1
3% have it

23. battery power

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

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