Light & Motion Stella 400 front light review

Dark-fighting double act

Our rating 
2.5 out of 5 star rating 2.5
GBP £274.99 RRP | USD $441.73

Our review

Super-light for a twinset and great reliability, but low power for the price
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The new 400 set links two of L&M’s thumb-sized Stella units into a useful dark-fighting double act. The heads are split between a focused spot and a broader flood beam. Unlike most twinsets though, a single button controls both, so you can adjust power levels but you can’t run one light or the other.


This works pretty well, with a useable width and power to the separately-aimed double-beam spread. Typically for L&M, everything is really well-made, with surprisingly secure stretch-band bar brackets and totally waterproof dive light connectors to the small three-cell battery.

The lights’ overall output doesn’t come anywhere close to the same priced Lumicycle XPG though, so you’d really have to value the slightly lower weight to choose these.

Light & motion stella 400 light beam: light & motion stella 400 light beam
Russell Burton

For more information on how we tested this year’s crop of lights, see our latest buyer’s guide to mountain bike lights and Tested: 30 high-power mountain bike lights.

Product Specifications


Name Stella 400 dual light
Brand Light and Motion

Weight (g) 316
Features LUX:237/145/87, RUN TIME: 2hours 52 mins, WEIGHTS: HEAD 110G, BATTERY 206G