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Old 05-01-2013, 04:13 PM   #1
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Amber LED fog lights?

Does anybody make anything, sized well for a moto, that actually works well, for less than the cost of one's first-born?

I see amber Cree LED H3 units from Chinese vendors, and I tried amber H3 LEDs that were about as bright as a candle, but I have yet to see anything worthwhile in the US. Does anybody sell bright 10W LED fogs in amber for under $75?
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Old 05-01-2013, 04:45 PM   #2
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I've been looking at these. They seem interesting.

http://www.swps.com/vertex.html

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Old 05-01-2013, 05:55 PM   #3
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I was going to recommend Rigid Duelly's but then I saw your price point, good luck with that.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:08 PM   #4
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get any white led lights, stick an amber tint piece over it. Win.
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:21 PM   #5
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All "H" series headlight bulbs in the LED form are useless, they produce very little light. Filtering may not work well because white LEDs don't have the uniform spectral distribution of the incandescent lights.
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:32 PM   #6
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$22 from E-bay. They come in black housings too, wish I knew that then.

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Old 05-02-2013, 12:53 AM   #7
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I've been looking at these. They seem interesting.

http://www.swps.com/vertex.html

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Ron, I dont think those are rated for "constant on" for extended periods. The flasher module is also inline, which contains the driver for the LEDs as well... and "25 flash patterns" may not include a "constant on" mode.

I dont think anyone has an amber CREE LED in the price range you're looking for.
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:10 AM   #8
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Ron, I dont think those are rated for "constant on" for extended periods. The flasher module is also inline, which contains the driver for the LEDs as well... and "25 flash patterns" may not include a "constant on" mode.

I dont think anyone has an amber CREE LED in the price range you're looking for.
Sure they do:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Yellow-12V-2...f5c141&vxp=mtr


What I have, see above: http://www.ebay.com/itm/12V-15W-LED-...9328b1&vxp=mtr

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Old 05-02-2013, 05:45 AM   #9
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Interesting

Thanks for the info Jim...I'm pretty well covered off from the front but I've been wanting some kind of amber light for the rear to put on when travelling thru thick low viz fog for the morons coming up from behind me.

Just to be used under those conditions.
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:20 AM   #10
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get any white led lights, stick an amber tint piece over it. Win.
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Less than 99 cents worth of amber tint later, my aux lights:

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Not quite 10W the OP wanted, but probably as powerful as they get with the amber LEDs.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:56 AM   #12
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Thanks for the info Jim...I'm pretty well covered off from the front but I've been wanting some kind of amber light for the rear to put on when travelling thru thick low viz fog for the morons coming up from behind me.

Just to be used under those conditions.
I'm fairly certain that a rearward facing light has to be red, with the obvious exception of turn signals. And even if it isn't law, how do you think a cager will react when they are barreling through the fog and suddenly see an amber light? Red they understand, that says accelerate and swerve. Amber? That would cause all kinds of confusion. And probably with them being fixated on the light... :(


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Old 05-02-2013, 09:12 AM   #13
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Thanks for the tip...

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I think I see a set of those in my near future!
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:22 AM   #14
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Thanks. Those are basically what I'm looking for. Are they about as bright as 55W incandescent fogs? I keep blowing H3 bulbs. LEDs should be more durable.
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