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Old 04-26-2012, 07:27 AM   #2296
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PICS pics,,,, just a couple would be great
Here ya go.

This is the broken Heavy Duty bracket on the light.





This is the broken HD bracket, foot-end.



This is the opposite light's broken foot on the old-style mount.



John is sending replacements and I'm upgrading to the new version of the bar mounts to provide a wider mounting surface for the foot of the mounting bracket.

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Old 04-27-2012, 03:59 AM   #2297
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I'd recommend you check your motor mounts. The vibration needed to fracture the HD mount is significant.
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Old 04-28-2012, 12:42 AM   #2298
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hi guys,
sorrie.
just wanna check have anyone compare these led light to the HID spot and fog lamp. maybe the hella micro de and the FF50.

which is better??

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Old 04-28-2012, 08:30 AM   #2299
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hi guys,
sorrie.
just wanna check have anyone compare these led light to the HID spot and fog lamp. maybe the hella micro de and the FF50 which is better??
thanks!
I'd say LED's win over HID and other lights.
They can be easily dimmed (PWM) and don't mess with the bike electronics. They are not that heavy either.
I'm using the model 60 with dimmer and high-beam override, can't do that with HID.

Ducati Panignale first motorcycle with LED headlights.
Common to all the Ducati 1199 Panigale superbikes, the LED headlight really is something to behold. In its low-beam setting, the two groupings of LEDs near the center of the Panigale’s nose illuminate the way ahead. They are noticeably bright, with a slightly bluish hue. Flipping the switch to the high-beam setting though, and the lux value doubles by our estimates, with the entire headlight array projecting photons. Sources have told us that the entire headlight package is very thin, and surely there is some significant weight savings occurring here because of the LED implementation.

No Ducati here but my pig with model 60 in ~40% dimmed brightness


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Old 04-28-2012, 09:16 PM   #2300
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What's that LED array in the radiator opening??

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Old 04-28-2012, 10:00 PM   #2301
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What's that LED array in the radiator opening??
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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...

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Old 04-30-2012, 04:44 AM   #2302
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DSLR. Reflection of the LED array, kind of weird but that always happens when taking pictures of the lights.
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.

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Old 04-30-2012, 05:40 AM   #2303
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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.

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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...
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:09 AM   #2304
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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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Old 04-30-2012, 09:28 AM   #2305
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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...
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.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:20 PM   #2306
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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.
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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Old 04-30-2012, 01:34 PM   #2307
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Sweet! ETA? Projected cost?
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:16 PM   #2308
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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.
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?
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:20 PM   #2309
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Sweet! ETA? Projected cost?
End of May, pricing around $30 tbd.
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:23 PM   #2310
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What do you hook the third wire voltmeter up to?
From the product page. Three wire connection: Red power, Blue voltage signal, Black ground

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