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Old 03-19-2014, 08:57 AM   #871
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One question....it may have been answered already..i see some LED lights have a yellow color to the light and others are blue.......i have flashlights that look like they are throwing white light but have a nasty blue ring at the outer edge which i find distracting....what is the color temp of these lights and is there an outer blue of yellow ting to the light thrown..

I figure most recent light have dealt with this,,but who knows

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I think you are referring to Kelvin color. K color is the hue or color tempo of any given bulb.
5500 is white 6500 is blueish these come in around 5700 to 6000k
No yellow more on the white side
I have yet to hear from anyone that thinks they don't provide very good lighting or a color that throws them off.
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Old 03-19-2014, 03:55 PM   #872
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Aux'es installed.

Finally got around to the Aux long range install. These lights are simply silly bright. You have a great product here Darryl..... and great customer service. You gained a customer for life.





All lights on.....
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Old 03-19-2014, 04:00 PM   #873
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Jeebus Baek! You got a permit for all that firepower?
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Old 03-19-2014, 04:41 PM   #874
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I think you are referring to Kelvin color. K color is the hue or color tempo of any given bulb.
5500 is white 6500 is blueish these come in around 5700 to 6000k
No yellow more on the white side
I have yet to hear from anyone that thinks they don't provide very good lighting or a color that throws them off.
Thanks,that`s what i wanted to know..i`ve seen cheapies that looked very blue,others quite yellow..

I need to order a set from you this summer.

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Old 03-19-2014, 05:06 PM   #875
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Finally got around to the Aux long range install. These lights are simply silly bright. You have a great product here Darryl..... and great customer service. You gained a customer for life.


Thank You!! since the start of this thread I have stated that we don't want your money, we want your business and to be your go to supplier for Quality products at a reasonable cost.
You can have all three, quality, price and customer service. Many say that cant be done. I do not agree.

That bike looks Sweet! Great Job fabricating!
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Old 03-19-2014, 05:12 PM   #876
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Jeebus Baek! You got a permit for all that firepower?
Shhhhhhh.... No.
When they are all on, they draw 83 watts. Less that stock, and a bit.....uhmmmmm brighter.
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Old 03-19-2014, 05:13 PM   #877
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Thank You!! since the start of this thread I have stated that we don't want your money, we want your business and to be your go to supplier for Quality products at a reasonable cost.
You can have all three, quality, price and customer service. Many say that cant be done. I do not agree.

That bike looks Sweet! Great Job fabricating!
Thank you sir. I agree with all you said.
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:23 PM   #878
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Can you tell us what beam pattern these are ? Most impressive.
Thanks......
The build thread can be seen here.....

http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=949211

They are one cyclops long range extreme (25 watt) for the high beam. One hella 60mm projector hid for the low beam.Two cyclops long range 10 deg aux high beams (10 watts) Two 1.5 watt LEDs for parking lights.
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Old 03-21-2014, 04:14 AM   #879
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Thanks......
The build thread can be seen here.....

http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=949211

They are one cyclops long range extreme (25 watt) for the high beam. One hella 60mm projector hid for the low beam.Two cyclops long range 10 deg aux high beams (10 watts) Two 1.5 watt LEDs for parking lights.
Wow, fantastic fabrication there. Thanks for the link.
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Old 03-21-2014, 05:29 AM   #880
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Wow, fantastic fabrication there. Thanks for the link.
Thank you sir....
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Old 03-22-2014, 09:53 AM   #881
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Warm weather finally hit WV today so I took the opportunity to install my aux lights. I'm excited to hit the switch tonight.



After I ride it a bit and make sure I'm happy with their position I'll grind down the corners of the brackets I made and paint them black. Maybe a cyclops sticker on one.


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Old 03-23-2014, 08:49 AM   #882
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Warm weather finally hit WV today so I took the opportunity to install my aux lights. I'm excited to hit the switch tonight.



After I ride it a bit and make sure I'm happy with their position I'll grind down the corners of the brackets I made and paint them black. Maybe a cyclops sticker on one.


Looking good, Thanks for the post!
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Old 03-23-2014, 10:16 AM   #883
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They also appear on fleabay without the indentations on the front:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vision-X-Lig...44fe88&vxp=mtr

ETA: I'll be going with yours in the future, when I finish scraping the money together
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Old 03-23-2014, 10:36 AM   #884
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They also appear on fleabay without the indentations on the front:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vision-X-Lig...44fe88&vxp=mtr

ETA: I'll be going with yours in the future, when I finish scraping the money together
Thank You for that.

These in the link are the original and patented product, we partner with Vision, however provide very different harnesses etc.

I deleted my post on second thoughts and pmnd those that are offering the product, Ill give them a chance to do the right thing.
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Old 03-24-2014, 02:25 PM   #885
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Aux lights on KTM990 using Skene and KTM Euro switch

I finally got to installing my led aux lights on my '12 KTM990.
Since I did not want any extra switches on my handle bar, I used the KTM light switch (often referred to as 'euro light switch') to operate the Skene dimmer.

Perhaps this is ueseful to others, hence the post.

The result of my set up involves a bit of modification to the stock wiring and results in the following options:
1- lights off
2- main lights on, aux leds dimmed to off
3- main lights on, aux leds dimmed to medium power
4- hi beam on / aux leds on full power

For starters, the KTM euro switch look like this:


https://plus.google.com/photos/11342...08612139834529

it is a plug 'n play replacement for the stock switch. You can turn all lights off, or switch on the pilot (P) light (first position) or main beam (2nd pos.)

The wiring diagram for the dimmer was posted a while back by Off Road Ryder:


http://s236.photobucket.com/user/cyc...iring.jpg.html

The light switch connects to the left connector, the wiring to the lights connects to the one next to it:

https://plus.google.com/photos/11342...08612139834529

Here is a sketch of how I connected things:

https://plus.google.com/photos/11342...08612139834529

The light switch (nr 1 in the diagram) has three wires for the lights (numbered 3-4-5). 3 is 12V (switched by the ignition key) and is red-yellow.
I cut the yellow-white wire which feeds the main and have used that wire to feed the Skene control wire (yellow).
The white wire I looped to the pin that the yellow-white originally is on.

After these mods, looks like this:

https://plus.google.com/photos/11342...08612139834529

Now, the result is that with the first position of the switch, the P and main lights come on, but the yellow wire on the dimmer is not connected.
With the second switch position, the yellow wire is powered (12V)

Second, I modified the connector of the wiring to the lights (nr. 2 in my diagram):
- connected the red Skene wire (power) to the green (main) wire;
- both black Skene wires to ground (brown wire)
- white Skene wire to blue wire (Hi beam)

I used a few connectors I scavenged from some old wiring harness. Of course you need pins and a tool to do this, but these are easily obtained from any car electrics shop.

This is the result:

https://plus.google.com/photos/11342...08612139834529

finally, put the corresponding connectors on the Skene wires:

https://plus.google.com/photos/11342...08612139834529

I like it to be able to easliy disconnect stuff without having to wonder which wire goes where when re-assembling, thus I uesd these connectors rather then the ones supplied with the aux lights (which I happily added to my 'toolkit while travelling')

So, the Skene dimmer is now powered by turning on the light switch. The only difference between the two switch positions is now in the yellow Skene control wire (disconnected vs 12V).
Both positions are fully customizable (see the Skene manual); I choose to have the aux lights off in first position and on (dimmed to about 60% power) in the second position.

So, it takes a bit of fiddling with the wiring, but certainly no rocket engineering degree is required. For me it's worth the effort in order to keep my handle bars 'clean', an easy disconnect if needed, and enough options to adapt the aux lights power to circumstances.

As for the lights themselves, they look and feel very solid, the whole package (including wrapping, shipment, supplied manual, wiring harness, etc) breaths quality and attention to detail.
All I need now is some time and the opportunity to test them in the dark, but based on how they light up my garage I am very confident....

The one thing I recommend very much is sturdy mounting...these babies are heavy. I mounted the lights on the crash bars using the mounts from Cyclops and those do the job just fine.

On a side note, if you order the KTM accessory lights, they are supplied with the same switch and an extra wiring harness. See
http://www.ktmtwins.com/install-docs...33_install.pdf

I noticed that the connector to the lights (nr 2 in my diagram) has an extra pin (numbered as 3 by me). This pin is switched to 12V only when the main light is on, but power is switched off when hi beam is switched on. I guess KTM uses this pin to configure their aux lights to switch off automatically when hi beam comes on. This is a legal requirement in many countries.
The Skene dimmer can be set up to do the same (turn the lights of instead of full power when the white wire is powered).

EDIT: I don't see my photos, have inserted links to a (public) picasa album but probably did something wrong...so added the links for now, will try to fix later...

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