LED Auxiliary Lights

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

  1. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    DSLR. Reflection of the LED array, kind of weird but that always happens when taking pictures of the lights.
    Edited the picture and removed that reflection...
  2. viz

    viz I Ride Ms Piggy

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    That does my head in trying to think what would cause that - internal reflection from somewhere... I have a DSLR as well - will have to have a look next time if that happens to me too.

    viz
  3. RoundOz

    RoundOz Plenty of seasoning

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    Pretty common with older dslr's with pix of bright light sources. Not sure if the newer ones prefilters or photosite arrangements have fixed this...
  4. NovaMoto

    NovaMoto Been here awhile

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    Here's a shot of 690ER with a model 44 grafted into the OEM mask. I used some 303 stainless plate & ground/cut/bend large 'winged' washer that I attached to the original mount points in the mask. The fit is tight & I'm truly impressed with the results. The photo below will give you an idea of full brightness (looking into the beam). I set low beam (via Skene's IQ170 - thanks, Jerry!) at 40% & oncoming traffic hasn't given me a second look with the current aim & low scatter I've achieved with this combo.


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  5. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Darn, that was an expensive Nikon D300 but I guess time goes by and what was expensive 3 years ago is dirt cheap and old in 2012...otherwise best digital I've ever owned.
  6. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Very Nice!

    How bout some closeups on the mounting?

    We will be introducing a rotary dimmer (1.5"x1.2"x.8" or 38mmx31mmx20mm) with high beam bypass that might be a bit easier than having to program the dimming levels.
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  7. Low594

    Low594 Adventuring Creep

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    Sweet! ETA? Projected cost?
  8. cjb4u

    cjb4u Adventurer

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    That kinda stinks I just got the remote dimmer today.
    I have read most all of this thread over the past year. Wow that is a ton of info.
    this is my first post and I have a few questions. 1 I got a voltmeter with is it is sixty's and a dimmer. what do you hook the third wire voltmeter up to?
  9. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    End of May, pricing around $30 tbd.
  10. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    From the product page. Three wire connection: Red power, Blue voltage signal, Black ground

    Thanks for your business.
  11. GsVs

    GsVs Goin' Somewhere

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    Fantastic :clap-- that's what alot of us have been looking for ...

  12. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Nice John! Are you considering a display or scale so you know what settings you've selected?

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  13. Sunday Rider

    Sunday Rider Adventurer Wanabe

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    Great idea John, Can't wait. I tried one from my heated clothing, but all it did was flash the lights and not dim too much:D

    I assume it will be water proof?
  14. christian

    christian Exchange your GPS Track!

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    1- Waterproof would be great
    2- price ~$30 would be great
    3- indicator would be great - but I'd rather have the $30 price tag
    we can make little marks on the body and knobs to do 25% / 50% / 75%
  15. cjb4u

    cjb4u Adventurer

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    sorry I am going to show my lack of understanding could you give me an example of voltage signal. I thought the positive wire on my battery would be that.
  16. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    That's the goal. Still being tested but looks good.

    It will have a bluetooth as well and an i7 just in case you want to design the next one:D while riding.

    Voltage signal is the source you want to measure. Your battery is a source, it will work fine with that connection. The red wire hooked up to switched power (power that comes on with the key) will have your meter on and off with the bike. If you want to hook both up to the same switched power, that is fine as well but it will likely show a reduced reading than when connected directly to the battery due to voltage loss from the oem wiring.
  17. Callahan

    Callahan Long timer

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    Hey John,

    Any chance the wiring could be set to exit out of the bottom ??
  18. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    "It will have a bluetooth as well and an i7 just in case you want to design the next one:D while riding"

    Maybe make it voice controlled by Apple Sushi? or whatever it's called again :D
  19. cjb4u

    cjb4u Adventurer

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    Ok I am now officially needy!!!
    Just installed 2 60s with the remote dimmer and a new led head light. but the dimmer does not work!!!! :eek1
    In fact when I can not even turn them off or on but when I hit the bright the 60s go out and the dimmer makes a bad buzz. PLEASE HELP ME!!! What did i do wrong?
  20. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Not at this time, no room

    Please call me tomorrow 9549935581.

    Check the wiring schematic here.