LED Auxiliary Lights

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by sanjoh, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Ground shown for illustration only, the violet lead goes to +12v on the high beam.

    Thanks.
  2. RoundOz

    RoundOz Plenty of seasoning

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  3. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Is there a wiring diagram in this thread for without a dimmer?
  4. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    How do you want to control the lights? On/off switch, on with high beam only or ?
  5. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Just a switch on/off would do, but better if hooked into the switched power.
  6. ewagman

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    Well, maybe......... actually that is my question. Does the 60's light go a greater distance further away than the 44's or do the 60's put their increased light with the same range lit up by the 44's? Does the increased light go more (or less) to the sides, like a spotlight compared to a floodlight? In the old days, we'd say it all depends on the optics of the reflector and lens, but the old days are gone. Is the little rounded recess that the square LED is mounted in the "reflector" which determines the light pattern?
  7. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Yes, swag of about 30% farther, you will not outrun the lights. Same pattern as the 44, more light everywhere.

    Mostly dependent on led design.
  8. Weekend Warrior

    Weekend Warrior Been here awhile

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    Sanjoh,

    I ordered the set of 44's, heavy brackets and dimmer on Monday and They arrived on the Left Coast today. Excellent communication helping me decide what to get and 3 day shipping coast to coast is great.:clap

    I will do the install in the next week or so and will hopefully be just as happy with the quality and power of the lights:1drink

    I will post some pics of the lights on my new Tiger 800 XC., I will beusing the SW Motech mounting brackets.

    Thanks.
  9. FlyingPig

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    Hey Sanjoh, I was about to place my order, but had a question about the light protection. After reading reports that the lens shatters easily, it seems like the $5 would be a worthwhile investment. I'm wondering if the yellow would be enough to tint the lights yellow, or if it's simply just visible when the lights are off.

    I'm not looking to have the lights tinted yellow like fog lights, but I think the looks of the yellow lens would be nice assuming it doesn't rob the LEDs of too much light :evil

    I guess to rephrase the question, with the yellow lens cover, will the light output be more yellow or remain more white? I hope this makes sense....
  10. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    The lens does not break easily. Around 25k miles on the ninja without a failure with plenty of this:

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    thousands of gravel miles

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    You don't say what model lights you are considering but the lower the output, the more yellow it will be. This also goes for dimming, so if you dim the lights, they will have more of a yellow tint. The xpel lens protection is optically clear so will have no effect on light output. We also offer clear if you want the protection without the color.
  11. FlyingPig

    FlyingPig Adventurer

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    Thanks for the fast response! :clap

    I'm definitely considering the 60. Bigger is better, right? :evil
    I figure I'm already getting a dimmer so that it will still be another point of light at night without blinding others too badly.

    So just to be clear, the tint on the yellow lens protection will have more of a yellow tint effect when the light is dimer, right? That makes perfect sense.

    I was considering it in the first place since someone asked about replacing the glass a bit up in the thread. But now I'm kind of drawn to the edgier look.

    Since I hopefully still have your attention, is installation simply just shoving it into the opening, or do I need a special strap wrench or anything to unscrew the cover?
  12. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Thanks, let us know if you need any assistance. Always best to have an electrical diagram before you start.

    Installation is simple, no disassembly required. The protection is squeegied on the lens. Direct from the manufacturer, Xpel support link with vids, pics.
  13. Rustykfd

    Rustykfd IBA #483

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    Wow lights received 2 days after ordering to Pac NW. Cannot beat that.

    Mounted the 60s high and to the sides of my Aeroflow on the 1150 GS, I am impressed, I'll have to get her on the open road before I can report back on increased output. Around the house and around the block sure seem brighter. :freaky

    Thanks again for the great service. This is my 3rd set of Sandjoh lights and always satisfied

    Rusty
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    viz I Ride Ms Piggy

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    Crikey - 60s!?!? Where will it end? Maybe I'll wait a while before upgrading, though the lights I have now are pretty fearsome - 10,000 lumens all up... Very nice...

    viz
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    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    Is there some type of lighting rehab program that we can get you into ? :lol3


    Seriously though, thank you for your support. :freaky
  16. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    Thanks for the praise and I am glad you are enjoying our products.


    Keep us posted on the road test and if you get chance post up some pics.

    Cheers,

    Dave
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    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    Happy hump day ADVR inmates!! Two more days and it's time for a ride!! :clap
  18. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Another satisfied customer with model 60s sent us these pictures.

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    Stock low beam
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    Model 60s (neighbors thought the sun came up:D)
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  19. Bobmws

    Bobmws Curmudgeon At Large

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    Sanjoh,
    Just ordered three 44's, two for the bike, one to replace the POS light in my Hannigan sidecar, and a dimmer. Looking forward to some illumination and conspicuity.
  20. Danjal

    Danjal Insert wit here.

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    Its not rehab, but there is a support group.

    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/content.php

    :rofl