[ROVERNET - UK] LED Lamps
defender110 at ozemail.com.au
Mon Feb 5 09:06:26 GMT 2007
Paul Smith wrote:
> They aren't much chop for glare-sensitive people all round.
> I have real issues with the new blue-light headlights, and DRLs that are Always mounted so low that the only way they are useful is if they aim straight out - which means that on every bump or rise they blind oncoming people.
> In England it is illegal to turn headlights ON on motorways where there is good road illumination - the increase in light level contsricts pupils and REDUCES the ability of people to see. Our "safety" body (FORS) hasn't worked that out yet...
To avoid me getting my back broken falling off of my soapbox ..... ;-)
He tells the truth about the blue globe "myth"!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com
> [mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com]On Behalf Of David Read
> Sent: Monday, 5 February 2007 10:23 am
> To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
> Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] LED Lamps
> Hi Roland.
> Your Rover may be safe from other *cars* at night with these lights, but
> have you considered *motorbikes*?
> I have a motorcycling mate that hates these trucker leds with a passion.
> He finds that the brake leds in particular are a real glare hazard on a
> wet visor at night.
> He would like to see lumen limits imposed via legislation before any
> bikers end up dazzled under the rear of a truck.
> It would be great if the lights had an automatic day/bright and
> night/dim setting.
> South Oz
> roland wrote:
>> Hi all, I just recently purchased some LED taillamps
>> for my motorcycle. My bike has many add ons and the
>> limited wattage available has me looking for anywhere
>> to save some. They taillamps are saving me 60 watts
>> over stock #1157s. I plan on using them on my Rover as
>> well. Jim at www.lednights.com is very responsive and
>> provided quick service. I recommend you checking him
>> out. Price was $16 delivered for two bulbs! He is also
>> looking into making complete led panels to go behind
>> lenses, should be really bright. When I get the Rover
>> up and running I also plan on installing a thrid brake
>> lamp in the back screen. I figure what good is a nice
>> Rover if inattentive folks are going to plow into the
>> rear of my car. =8^O
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