Rear lamp: Spanninga Solo, battery


StVZO approval no: K1034 (same as dynamo version, approved together?)
Mass: 63 g (with nuts/washers, and 2 x AAA batteries).
Size: height 34.5 mm, width: 98.1 mm, thickness 20.3 mm
Light source: 1 red LED.
Mounting method: On the rear rack, 50 mm or 80 mm screw/hole distance.
Battery: 2x AAA alkaline.
Construction: Plastic, with 2 steel bolts that can be placed at 50 or 80mm distance, and steel washers/nuts.

Versions: standard with a button, or automatic (switches on with movement).
Price: ca. € 13,-/ € 15,-



Tested from: 2014-5-6

Beam shots

See the camera settings page for more on the setup and settings to make pictures of the beams of taillamps.

Out of a corner (showing how much light is cast upwards, forwards and to the sides) [ F3.9 & F1.8 ]:

Wallshot (showing the beam pattern):

Visibility from various angles (0°, 45°, 90°, 135°) [ 0.5m, zoom x3, F3.5, ISO80, 1/250s & 1/60s ]:

Comparing taillamps

Design- and thus review considerations for taillamps

See Theory for taillamps.


One of the best taillamps you can buy. For NL the best one actually, for outside NL with fewer cyclists, the Lineo is a bit brighter and because of it possibly better there.


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