Tesla LEDs, now on sale

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  1. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Yes, right now that price is just for the lights and mounts. I'm working on a wire harness, but don't have any in stock yet.

    Stay tuned for that!
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  2. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    New price: $185 for the 3600 lumen versions, $135 for the 2000 lumens (prices are per set!)

    We are still working on a wired dimmer switch with a hi-beam bypass for you

    email me if you have any questions or concerns!

    -George
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  3. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk Long timer

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    This comparison would be more useful if the lights were aimed in the same direction. HID aimed into the trees and dark sky while the LED is aimed in the field of vision and on the ground. LEDs win every time.
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  4. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    The lights *are* aimed at the same spot. The bike isn't moved for either of those pictures, but to be fair, it was raised, and pointed towards the downhill slope you see.

    A large part of the difference is the scope of the LEDs. Yes, the HIDs are good, but they don't light up the surroundings like the LEDs do.

    Here's another shot of the bike:


    EDIT: changed pictures for .GIF:

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    Let me know if there are other comparison shots you'd like to see? I'm very happy to show what I can to demonstrate the light output.
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  5. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    What is the watt draw per lamp?

    Also, is it okay to just install one unit on a bike instead of a pair? I'm thinking I'd like more light, but my WR450 doesn't have many watts and I could mount the other unit on my XT225. I figure 3600 more lumens would still be quite a boost in light.

    Also, the WR450 has a DC and an AC output from the sator. Will the Tesla LEDs work with AC too?
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  6. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Each of the 2000 lumen models will draw about 20 watts, whereas the 3600 lumen versions is closer to 30 watts. A pair will run you 55-60 watts, about the same as a single standard halogen.

    I am of course willing to sell them individually, at 50% of the cost I mentioned above. Send me a PM, and we can get you set up with what you need without taxing your bike too much.

    I'm not sure about the output method for the WR450, but I would recommend running these lights via 12v DC.



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  7. RoundOz

    RoundOz Plenty of seasoning

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    Any chance of a more focused model? I have a pair of the 2000 lumen models and would trade them for only one thing...the 3600 lumen jobs!
    These lights have huge output and are amazing value for money and output per watt, but I believe I don't have the best night vision in the world and on the highway I would like to add a pair with less light on reflective signs and more 2-300 yards down the road.
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  8. SantaRosa

    SantaRosa I'd rather be lost

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    Any Updates?
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  9. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Spots: I don't have any plans as of right now to introduce a spot beam, but I will include the request in my search for future products.

    BTW, 2-300 yards down the road is no problem at all for the 3600 lumen version. I got into this obsession with lights riding at night in the NE area, not very interested in hitting moose or deer, and I found these to work the best to expand my vision field both out to the sides and down the road. I've never hit a speed at which I feel like I'm outrunning my headlights anymore.

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  10. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    I have 2 models spec'd up that I'll be testing this week. I should get back to this thread with results by the end of the week. I'll post what I have, and you guys let me know which you're most interested in.

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  11. RoundOz

    RoundOz Plenty of seasoning

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    I agree that there would be more than enough light at that range with those lights. But, in my opinion, and maybe it is just the way I see the world, if the lights are hitting the roadside reflectors (and even the surface of the road directly in front of the bike, which I have found is the way I have to aim these powerful LEDs to avoid dazzling vehicles a half mile away) then I cannot see down the road. The nearby reflections effectively kill my night vision. I find I am so sensitive to this that I put white tape over my blue high beam indicator lamp and find I can see better at night. I turn down my truck's instrument lights all the way and on long trips I even throw my wallet or a ball cap over the part of the gauges I don't need to see. You see what I am faced with? This is why I want spots...to put the light only where it is needed, with just enough spillover to light the ditches so I can see the deer just late enough to not be able to avoid them if they decide to jump in front anyway.
    There are 10 degree LEDs out there, and some that claim to be spot pattern, but none that I have found that are anything like 3600 lumens! Unless you count big led light bars. Not something I want or could afford to put on a bike.
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    Any progress on the dimmer w/ bright bypass?

    After my dark ride down "The Dragon", I am desperately looking for some Aux Lighting!

    ac
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  13. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Hi AC,

    yes, we've got a setup I think a lot of people will like.

    If you've ever looked at or bought an HID light kit, they come with harnesses and waterproof connectors. I've got something similar worked up, but just need to nail down the enclosure for the switch.

    As some of you know, its necessary to dim these lights with a PWM controller. There are some options for these on the market, but they're not made for motorcycles or the elements.

    For those of you that want panel mounted dimmers, I can get some to you already. If you need a controller in a waterproof housing, that's on the horizon!

    PM me for more details on the panel mounted option!

    Pictures coming soon
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    GHO100 Crazy George

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    ALL MODEL 20 LIGHTS MUST GO!

    Hey folks, I've got about 15 sets of the 2000 lumen version lights left.

    Final Sale Price: $110 /set, shipped!

    Yep, 110 for 2 lights, 2 mounts, and as usual, the 1 year warranty.

    PM me for order details!

    -George
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  15. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    PM's replied to.

    The 2000 lumen models will be going fast!
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    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Less than 10 sets of the 2000 Lumen lights left!

    More shipments going out tomorrow morning.

    Once again, $110 shipped for 2 lights:

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  17. nameisdam

    nameisdam Ride'm while you can

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    George - you are probably on a weekend away - check your pm's when you return,
    thx
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  18. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Got your PM. Yep, little riding this weekend, of course.

    Your package will be on the way by tomorrow morning.

    Still a few sets left.

    Also, plenty of stock on the 3600 lumen lights here: www.TeslaLEDs.com

    -George

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    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Only a handful of 2000 lumen models left.

    Please feel free to post pictures of your installations in this thread!

    -George
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  20. mwood7800

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    Lights kill my radio recption and lens both fog, any fixes?
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