Topeak Whitelite HP 1W AA front light – in brief review

AA-powered unit

Our rating 
2.0 out of 5 star rating 2.0
GBP £44.99 RRP | USD $74.99
Topeak Whitelite HP front light

Our review

Fair-to-middling unit that's best for city use
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Doing without a rechargeable battery, the Whitelite is a reminder of how fast things have changed. It’s well made, with a screw-on mount and comparatively large polymer lamp body containing three AA batteries powering a 1W LED.

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Compared with the competition, it lacks power, struggling to reach 10 metres, which isn’t much use at speed, but it does have a good light spread. Side visibility from the domed lens is great, but the other light modes are strictly for urban use, especially the full power flashing option. 

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This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Whitelite HP 1W AA front light (13)
Brand Topeak

Features *BATTERY TYPE: 3xAA (included) *RUN TIME: 3hr 43 *STRENGTH (LUX) 22 (5m), 4 (10m)
No Of Batteries Required 3
Type of Battery Required AA Alkaline