Auxiliary LED Lights - MondoMotos

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by The Toad, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. SAS Mayhem

    SAS Mayhem Adventurer

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    Brain, any word on when your getting and of the MM-01DRL in stock?

    Cheers
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  2. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    Ron, I replied via email.

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  3. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    We recently had the lumen output of our MM12AUX lights tested.

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    The results:

    Avg LED Luminous efficency = 1020 (60 degree spread)

    "compares to" rating = 55W HB5 halogen

    These lights are BRIGHT.

    All this is a prelude to the following:

    We have had a few riders ask if the lights work with a dimmer?

    We did some bench testing and determined that they do indeed work with a dimmer.

    While we havent had any issues with angry cagers, we are considering offering a dimmer on our website for riders that may want to control the volume of light (day or night).

    Poll Question:

    If you were interested in a dimmer, would you prefer -

    1. Hardwired, rotary dial

    -or-

    2.Wireless touchpad style (brain would need to be hardwired)

    Either of these could be mounted on the handlebar for easy access.

    Thanks again,
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  4. DigDig

    DigDig Been here awhile

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    My leaning would be for the dial as it seems simpler and would give you a visual indication as to the output. But as these are the first aux lights I've had on a bike, I would not mind hearing of anybody else's pros and cons. I have been wondering about this since they are just awesome, but do make my headlight look like a candle.
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  5. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    How about a dimmer that you manually set at say 20-30%, but has a wire that can be connecetd to the High beams so the lights stay at 20-30% w/ the low beams but go to 100% w/ the high beams.
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  6. GsVs

    GsVs Goin' Somewhere

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    Lots of "ifs" ...
    Cost ..
    Size ..
    Mounting options ..

    But I agree with DigDig -- Simple and something that would give you a visual indication to the setting ..

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  7. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    great looking stuff!! I bought a pair!!
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  8. Welshman in Canada

    Welshman in Canada Adventurer

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    Hey Brian,Interested in a set of the MM12's.Do you have the Piaa fog bracket yet?I am in Canada(just east of Toronto)any rough idea of a shipping cost?
    Cheers,Charlie
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  9. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    see the bar clamps here (at the bottom of the kayak saddle).... I have a ton of these at home... strong as all get out... I will try that on my crash bars to attach lights...


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  10. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    pm;d ya toadie...:ear
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  11. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    PM'd

    thanks,
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  12. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    Thanks for the positive feedback.

    I PM'd you about those bracket.. interested to know how they work out.

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  13. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    Thanks for the input about the dimmer option. I got a few PM's most leaning toward the hard wired rotary dimmer. That said we should have something ready soon.

    Thanks again,
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  14. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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  15. Subaru297

    Subaru297 Been here awhile

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    This would be my preference as well. Just a simple non-adjustable box that sets the lights at 30% while using low beam and 100% when on high beam. Something small and inexpensive that can be hidden behind the fairing or under the seat.
    Being non-adjustable would probably keep the cost down.

    I am happy to see that there are more and more options for LED lights coming out.
    Just ordered a pair of MM12's to try out!

    Cheers
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  16. The Toad

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    "HighTechCoonass" - Thanks for following up with pics.

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  17. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    Thanks for the input.

    It looks like you got one of the last sets of lights we have in stock (shipping today).

    Let me know how they work out for you?

    Thanks,
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  18. The Toad

    The Toad Let There Be Light

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    Just wanted to follow up on an earlier post.

    The MM12AUX lights do not REQUIRE a dimmer.

    They are BRIGHT, each light is roughly equivalent to a 100watt Halogen (MM12 current draw .9amp).

    I have never been flashed by oncoming traffic (day or night), or have I had an issue with law enforcement.

    We havent heard of any issues from past customers either.

    Perhaps some would like to chime in regarding this :ear

    The question of dimmers came up as a result of PM's and emails from potential customers and the answer is.. "yes".. they WILL work with a dimmer, if the rider wishes.

    Thanks,
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  19. HighTechCoonass

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    not sure it this will work... may need a pulse dimmer... i will test..
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  20. The Toad

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    Many thanks on the schematic :clap:clap

    Im going to track down a DPDT relay and try it out.


    -Brian
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